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Does anyone know about the RCA outputs on the back of the SJ?  I never tried suing them before, but today I tried hooking up a speaker to one of the jacks and had no sound. I have the setting for Normal Mode (as opposed to "Performance Mode" which would shut off the RCA outputs), but still no luck.

 

I am guessing that the speakers may need to be matched, but I was thinking that I should get at least a little sound on playback.

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I've used them for direct recording/monitoring using a stereo RCA to 1/8" male to my laptop and it worked ok. You can use the preamp and effects only with the SJ's Master at 0.

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Hi, could you please explain to me somehow how you got the SJ connected to your laptop with the rca outputs? I tried it, but the laptop is using the combined input/output jack and it seems to be recognizing the cable from my SJ as an output. Thanks 

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Hi, could you please explain to me somehow how you got the SJ connected to your laptop with the rca outputs? I tried it, but the laptop is using the combined input/output jack and it seems to be recognizing the cable from my SJ as an output. Thanks 

 

If I understand you correctly you have a combined Mic/Headphone Jack? My computer uses seperate jacks so I don't have that experience yet, but I may still be able to help you, gonna have to research it. For now you can read how I do it below.

 

I'm using a Vaio Laptop (6 years old) with Windows 7. I've just got done hooking it up again and it still works fine. Here's what I did. First get amp the setting "Output Routing" to "Normal", there's two choices Normal or Performance. This setting is the 8th one down in the settings section. Then I keep the Master on the SJ at 0. I use just the preamp section (such as the Drive, Volume, Tone Stack, Effects and Reverb) to get my levels the way I want them. Plug the Stereo RCA into the back of the SJ and the 1/8th jack into the Mic input on your computer. Then open up the "Recording Devices" settings and set the levels accordingly, I didn't need to use the boost, and my mic level ended up around +18db for the test clip I made. Then I set the "Listen" tab in the mic settings so that I monitor my sound through my laptop speakers. Then tweak my preamp section to suit. I record with "Windows Sound Recorder" program or "Audacity".

 

Test Sound Clip Link>>> https://soundcloud.c...sj-test/s-Jsp5l

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After looking into that Headphone/Mic Combo Jack you have there you will probably want this adapter cable or something like it. Adaptor Cable Link

 

Okay, thanks a lot, I appreciate it! 

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I connect the RCA outputs directly in a Kustom KSC10MP or I connect the RCA outputs in a  Behringer Ultra-DI connected in a Xenyx Q 1202 USB.

The 2 solutions work fine.

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