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2 separate outputs on the Behringer Xenyx 1002FX

Please keep in mind that this is going to be my first piece of "pro" audio equipment, so I welcome corrections.
Basically, I'm thinking about getting the Behringer Xenyx 1002FX mixer, or possibly the QX1002USB. The problem is that I want to connect a condenser microphone and a few other devices like a PC and a Nintendo Switch. Would it be possible to separate the microphone and those devices?
 
What I mean by that is just having the microphone go into the mixer, power it with the 48V, maybe also be able change the FX settings on its channel and then output only the microphone's sound to the input on the PC. For the other devices, I would just like to output straight away to the headphones without hearing the microphone (I might also get a standalone headphone AMP later down the line, in case that changes anything).
 
The XLR inputs don't have an FX toggle switch which leads me to believe that its always turned on. Does this mean that I can use the "FX SEND" output or the "FX TO CTRL RM" button and the "CTRL ROOM OUT" output for the microphone and then for the other devices the "MAIN OUT" or "PHONES" outputs?
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It is possible but not with those mixers youll need something with controllable multiple outputs. Both of those mixers have multiple outputs but they send the same audio mix to the outputs.

Is the microphone audio also going to the switch?

Is the aim to have audio from PC and Switch go to headphones and microphone to go to PC

Here to educated the audio board on their bad choices.

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Okay, so, you can certainly use the control room out or FX out as a separate output channel, you just need to be careful to check the routing options to make sure it can exclude/include the channels you want it to. I'm at work right now but when I get some time I'll check this specific mixer to see if that will work for you, I know I did something similar with my 802 years ago for a separately controllable subwoofer level.

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In looking at the specific mixers you posted, it depends on how the FX is wired, if it's independent of main levels then absolutely you could use the FX send to control room out to do all this stuff, now, would I recommend that? No, but it is absolutely possible to use that to output your mic to just the PC 

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6 hours ago, The Flying Sloth said:

I'm at work right now but when I get some time I'll check this specific mixer to see if that will work for you, I know I did something similar with my 802 years ago for a separately controllable subwoofer level.

An "individual level" is not a separate mix.

2 hours ago, The Flying Sloth said:

In looking at the specific mixers you posted, it depends on how the FX is wired, if it's independent of main levels then absolutely you could use the FX send to control room out to do all this stuff, now, would I recommend that? No, but it is absolutely possible to use that to output your mic to just the PC 

When you cannot switch an FX bus between pre or post, it will always be a post fader bus.

 

 

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Personally if I was going to do this Id buy a second hand yamaha MG desk. One of the old ones as its basically the same as the new ones for a tenth of the price.


This whole thing seems a little excessive the more i think about it. Going a mixer route were going to spending over hundred pounds on mixers and cables just to run a single microphone and to sum two audio sources.

So Ive been thinking some more. If the switch doesn't need the microphone input. A audio interface for the microphone to the computer.  Then to mix the audio outputs a cheap headphone mixer. Behringer MX400 comes to mind.

Behringer MX400 £20
Behringer Interface £40 (ill let Sloth recommend one he seems to know the low end interface market well)
2x 1/4 jack to 1/8 jack cable £20
XLR cable £10

All in £60 to £100 depending on what cables you already have. (For American freedom bucks $50 to $80)

Here to educated the audio board on their bad choices.

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OR going to need some other people to verify if this is possible

Audio interface with two inputs and a headphone output.

Into the inputs Microphone and Switch.

If windows sees both inputs separate set the microphone as communication device so the PC now has the microphone.


On the second input is the Switch. In windows options enable listen to.

OR again
Can anyone think of a audio interface which has the ability to have separate monitor. IE doesn't PFL input one (microphone) but does PFL input two (switch)

Here to educated the audio board on their bad choices.

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