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Running 1/4" out to Amp, XLR to Monitors, separate volumes

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I like the sound of my rig going into my tube amp.  It runs Pedals - Helix - Amp.  I also like to use my powered monitors for certain things.  However, the level of the Helix needed to feed the amp just blasts the sound out of my amp.  Is there a way to independently control these volumes?  

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Not a lot of info to go on here. What kind of amp? How is it wired? Straight in? 4cm? XLR to monitors?

More info needed. Maybe attach a sample preset so we can see your signal chain?

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check the level of your 1/4 and XLR outputs in the configuration screen.  the line level will blast your amp, change it to mic (i think its mic.... just not line)

 

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Sorry, I'm running this as an interface, using the Helix for fx primarily.  I run a preamp pedal into the helix then through the effects.  Then I run that out to my IRs in my PC.  I have the powered monitors hooked up to the helix.  I then run the mono out from the Helix into the front of my tube amp.  I had the powered monitors hooked to the XLR outs so I could hear it without using the PC.  But the levels are way off.  I just want to be able to use the Helix in my interface and play on my amp at the same time.  I may just have to run my powered monitors in a different set up rather than directly out of the Helix, and monitor it from the PC

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As PaulTBaker said. You can also set the Output Block level for the outputs separately by using a split to separate the outputs.

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In the scenario you're talking about I'd set the 1/4" outputs to bypass the volume knob (its a volume defeat not gain) and into the amp at instrument level (using amp volume to set that), and use the volume knob to control the level on the XLRs  (at line level) to the powered monitors.

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