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    Which cables would I need?

    Hi. I have some Peavey's I just bought (passive)and a Behringer Eurolive B1500XP (still in transit) I have a Crown amp, XTi 1000 & Numark cdMIX mixer.

    What other cables would I need? I presume leads from the mixer to go into the amp and amp to the sub? Speakers connected to the amp?

    Any help would be appreciated.

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    http://pdfstream.manualsonline.com/8...140aef6135.pdf

    Did you check the plugs at the back and user manuals?

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    Standard disclaimers, this is your equipment and use your own common sense. This is for assistance, but check with someone else, blah, blah, blah.

    Looking at your first post, I assume that the Peavey's are regular tops that use (Neutrik) speakON connectors. With that assumption, starting from the Numark cdMIX mixer:

    * Connect two XLR male-to-female cables from each of the cdMIX mixer's "Balanced Outputs" to the "Inputs A and B" on the Behringer Eurolive B1500XP.
    * Connect two XLR male-to-female cables from the Behringer Eurolive B1500XP's "Outputs A and B" to the Crown XTi 1000 amp's "Channel 1 and 2" inputs.
    * Connect two male-to-female Neutrik speakON cables from the Crown XTi 1000 amp's "Channel 1 and 2" outputs. Each cable goes to one Peavey speaker.
    * Double-check connections
    * Turn down all volumes
    * Power on the cdMix, Eurolive, and Crown in that order
    * Gradually raise the volume on the cdMIX
    * After listening, lower the volume
    * Power off the Crown, Eurolive, and cdMix in that order

    Answering the question posed:

    * You need four XLR male-to-female speaker cables (you should be safe up to 100')
    * You need two male-to-female Neutrik speakON cables (you should be safe up to 50')
    Last edited by KLH; Yesterday at 04:31 PM.
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