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Wired IEM system

Postby JuarezSpoon » Mon Mar 16, 2020 9:42 pm

Hello fellow musicians

I am a gig virgin but am working hard on getting a decent set together and have been looking in to IEM systems. What I can't seem to get solid information on is how to best set up a WIRED system.

I'm the front man but probably won't be running around the stage much so it seems like the extra hassle and cost of a wireless system isn't worth it?

Could someone please help me out. How can I go about this?

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Re: Wired IEM system

Postby Sam Spoons » Mon Mar 16, 2020 10:22 pm

Hello cousin ;) and welcome to the forum.

Much depends on what other gear you are using but wired IEMs are not too complex to set up, you'll need a pre-fader aux from the mixer (or two for stereo), a headphone amp of some kind and the right cables.

More info would help including how well you know your mixer (plus, make model, band line up, what is passed through the mixer and anything that runs on backline only).
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Re: Wired IEM system

Postby shufflebeat » Mon Mar 16, 2020 10:24 pm

This comes up regularly. You may want to have a look at this discussion where many of the relevant topics are addressed:

https://www.soundonsound.com/forum/view ... 26&t=70379

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Re: Wired IEM system

Postby Sam Spoons » Mon Mar 16, 2020 10:29 pm

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