Connections / DJ VJ Computer to Model I

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Classic This information is applicable to the L1® Classic
Model I This information is applicable to the L1® Model I

Here are several ways to connect your L1® Classic or L1® Model I to

  • DJ console or mixer or mixing desk
  • VJ console or mixer or mixing desk
  • Computer or mixer or mixing desk

For the following discussion we will call your console or computer your "Device".



Presets


For prerecorded music playback try these Presets


Mixers / Mixing Desks

  • Mixers We have detailed connection notes for several mixers.

Look for details on whether your device is better suited to using an XLR connection or ¼ inch phone jack connection.



R1 Remote


For this kind of application the R1 Remote is recommended especially if you want overall control of volume and tone in one handy place. If your device does this well you may not need the R1 Remote.

Input Trim


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  • Set the R1 Remote Master Level all the way off. Set everything else pointed straight up.
  • Set you Mixer or Console to the highest output you are likely to use.
  • Connect the Console or Mixer to Power Stand Channel 1
  • Set the Power Stand Channel 1 Trim so that the Signal/OL light is solidly green with occasional flickers of red.
  • Turn up the R1 Remote Master to set the overall volume, or turn down the output on the Mixer or Console, and turn up the R1 Remote Master Level so that it is pointed straight up.
  • Turn up the output level on the Mixer or Console to the desired volume.



Mono Output from Device to Mono L1®

If your device can output mono, then the connection is very simple. Run your mono output to Channel 2 or 3 or 4.

I have left Channel 1 open for a microphone if needed.

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Stereo Output from Device to Mono L1®

If you do not have a mono output you can send the Stereo Left and Right outputs to the L1™ and use two Channels. If you will be using microphones you may want to use Channels 1 and 2 for that, and use Channel 3 and 4 for the connection from your device.

B1s

You can use a single B1 or two B1s depending on how much low end support you need for your application. In this example we are showing two B1s. This is more common for modern backing tracks with plenty of bass, and for most venues.

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Stereo Output to Stereo L1®s

Two L1®s will provide an excellent stereo image over a very wide "sweet spot".

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Use the same settings for both L1®s


DJ Console Stereo - Simpler Example

This is a simpler example just using Power Stand Channel 1 for each side.

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Use the same settings for both L1®s