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I want to connect the Helix LT to a mixer via XLR output. The manual says that I have to switch off any phantom power. In the mixer, however, this can only be switched for all XLRs. Can I use a XLR to jack adapter and plug the Helix into the jack input fo the mixer? I cannot use the 1/4 output, because I need that to go into my Marshall.

Can I use this one:

https://www.thomann.de/de/pro_snake_tpa_1003_fj.htm?ref=search_rslt_Klinke+XLR+Adapter_259701_3

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Yes, that would work, although it's probably not ideal since the 1/4" jack on the mixer is probably unbalanced. You might be better off picking up a phantom power blocker to put between the mixer and the LT.

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Even though the manual says to not use phantom power, you won't hurt the hardware by trying it. If the signal-to-noise ratio drops precipitously, you know there's a problem. If it appears to sound the same, you're in the clear. The difference will be obvious.

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Even though the manual says to not use phantom power, you won't hurt the hardware by trying it. If the signal-to-noise ratio drops precipitously, you know there's a problem. If it appears to sound the same, you're in the clear. The difference will be obvious.

 

So Helix and Helix LT are really the same in this regard? I thought you'd sort it out for LT release...

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So Helix and Helix LT are really the same in this regard? I thought you'd sort it out for LT release...

 

 

It's tied to a feature in Helix (anti-pop connection in XLR I think). Can't just be sorted out as I understand it.

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Also, the TRS - XLR adaptor that the OP's link goes to is NO help for this issue and NOT a solution that helps you with Helix anyway.

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Also, the TRS - XLR adaptor that the OP's link goes to is NO help for this issue and NOT a solution that helps you with Helix anyway.

 

Thanks for all your replies, guys!!

Why do you think, it´s NOT a solution?

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Thanks for all your replies, guys!!

Why do you think, it´s NOT a solution?

 

That is for taking a balanced TRS connection (which Helix does NOT have) and adapting it to XLR.

 

The 1/4" outs are unbalanced, and work fine with a DI if you need those outputs to go to an XLR path.

 

The XLR outs would need a phantom blocker, like the one mentioned above.

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Thanks for the quick reply!

Would this device also work?

http://digitalaudioservice.de/triton-audio-phantom-blocker.html

 

I´m asking, because I´d like to buy from a german dealer, because I live in Germany. Do you know, what the german word for phantom power blocker is? I cannot find such a thing.

 

That is precisely what you want!

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