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Old 12-12-2012, 04:42 AM
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Default Xmon blue or black - whats the difference?

Hey Folks

I have been offered a blue D-command at a very fair price which comes with the blue Xmon. I have an Onmi Native setup and I was wondering I would benefit from keeping my Omni as monitor controller (two sets of monitors) or use the Xmon and the monitor features in the D-command.

Secondly, if anybody have some thoughts about which things to specially look for on a used D-command I would appreciate it.

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Old 12-12-2012, 05:22 AM
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Default Re: Xmon blue or black - whats the difference?

An X-Mon utility on D command is very powerful.
But your question is not correct....
You must use your omni interface in order to output audio from the computer.
Unfortunately x-mon is analogue only.

If you test a used d-command perform a general test (several steps in utility).
Check out that all rotary controls are responsive.
Check out that all the buttons are working well.

Just my 2c
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Old 12-12-2012, 05:30 AM
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Ahh, I see - thanks

I asked because I manually shift between the two speakers on the Omni but if I understand you correctly you would use the X-mon (the blue model) instead and make the toggle on the D-command?
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The whole monitor section on d-command will not function without xmon.
You won't be able to solo/mute your Left, Center Right e.t.c without it.
D command has a separate connection to the xmon via 15 pin cable.
I wish that D-Command could control Pro Tools outputs using its monitor section!

BTW: I think X-Mon is blue only...never saw a grey one...
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Thanks for your help.

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