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HX Stomp - Can Plugging In Headphones Mute the Line Outs ?

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Hi,

 

I'm using my HX Stomp as an audio interface -  USB to PC - Line Outs to powered speakers.  

 

When I want to use headphones, I have to unplug the powered monitors from the Line Outs at the moment.  

 

Is there a setting anywhere that would automatically mute the Line Outs when headphones are plugged in ?  

 

Can I adjust the volume of the headphone out and Line outs separately  ???

 

Thanks !

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2 hours ago, scuzzphut said:

Can I adjust the volume of the headphone out and Line outs separately  ???

 

Doesn't look that way from the manual. If it's really important to you, you could get a small mixer like this:

 

https://smile.amazon.com/Alto-Professional-ZMX52-5-Channel-Channel/dp/B004TM31QK/ref=sr_1_3?keywords=mixer&qid=1557020754&s=musical-instruments&sr=1-3

 

About $50.

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On 5/4/2019 at 7:06 PM, scuzzphut said:

Hi,

 

I'm using my HX Stomp as an audio interface -  USB to PC - Line Outs to powered speakers.  

 

When I want to use headphones, I have to unplug the powered monitors from the Line Outs at the moment.  

 

Is there a setting anywhere that would automatically mute the Line Outs when headphones are plugged in ?  

 

Can I adjust the volume of the headphone out and Line outs separately  ???

 

Thanks !

 

The Global --> 'Ins/Outs' --> 'Volume Controls' parameter will select which outputs you want the Volume knob to control. It can control the 1/4 output and headphones("Main+HP") or only the headphones("Phones"). Unfortunately the 1/4 outputs remain at unity gain when this parameter is set to 'Phones'. I can definitely see where adding a headphones parameter option that muted the 1/4 outputs might be helpful in certain setups. Line6 may have figured that if you are going to use your headphones you won't have an amp on.

 

Don't know how it would impact the headphone sound but another simple solution would be an in-line volume control for your headphones like the ones below from Amazon. Unlike the mixer solution rd2k recommended you might have to disconnect or turn down/off your monitors/'guitar amp' depending on your rig setup. The 1/4 model is made by Koss and they make decent headphones so their volume control might be worth a look.  Both models are less than $10.

 

https://www.amazon.com/Koss-155954-VC20-Volume-Control/dp/B00001P4XH?ref_=fsclp_pl_dp_1

https://www.amazon.com/Stellar-Labs-1013015470-Control-Headphones/dp/B008DJTB32

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