How Can I Connect My Keyboard To My Mixer?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you have both an XLR input and a 1/4" LINE IN on your mixer, you can connect to a channel LINE IN jack if you are close enough to the mixer to do so.

The XLR input is better for signals that have to travel over a greater distance, or environments where interference, hum, or noise is an issue. Some keyboards have XLR outputs. If your keyboard is not equipped with XLR output jacks, you can use a direct box ("DI box") equipped with an XLR output connector to convert the signal into a lower-impedance, balanced signal. 

 


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