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Dicko855
Joined: Jan 4 2017
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Setting up the h8000

June 11, 2019 - 08:12 pm

Hi everyone,

Just got an h8000 but don't know how to work it. I am on a very simple set up of microphone in too input analogue 1 and amp connected to analogue output one. I can select a preset and it will load up but I can't hear anything through the amp and mic unless I hit the bypass button which isn't much use!

I think it may have something to do with the setup button, as well as assigning the correct inputs and outputs.

But I'm a bit confused and daunted by all the parameters. Do you think you would be able to get me up and running?

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nickrose
Joined: Jan 17 2008
Posts: 4334
June 11, 2019 - 09:08 pm

It does sound like you need to spend many hours reading the User Manual. Please do this - it really is the only way to learn how to use a sophisticated unit like the H8000.

One problem you may have is that the input is a Line Level input and is not suitable for a direct microphone connection - you will need to use some kind of Mike preamp between the mike and the H8000. Alternatively, it's also common to feed it from a mixing desk.

If you were sensible enough to get the unit from a good dealer, he will hopefully help you.