In this video we show you what the Shure SM7B Microphone sounds like when it is connected to the Mackie ProFX10v3 Audio Mixing Console.

How To Connect Shure SM7B & Mackie ProFX to Computer

Time needed: 5 minutes.

This is what you will need to do if you want to connect your Shure SM7B Microphone to your Mackie ProFX Audio Mixer.

  1. Connect Audio Mixer To Computer

    – USB B to A Cable:
    – USB B to C Cable:

  2. Connect Shure SM7B To Audio Mixer

    XLR Cable:

  3. Unmute The Channel

    This will make sure we can hear the mic.

  4. Press “To Phones” Button

    This will activate the LED gain meter for us

  5. Increase Gain Until Level Set Button Blinks

    This will make sure you’re using the right amount of gain.

  6. Increase Level Knob to U (Unity)

    This will send the volume for this channel to the USB output and main stereo output of your mixer.

  7. Add Cloudlifter & Turn on Phantom Power (Optional)

    If you don’t have enough volume, you will need to add a CloudLifter (or other in-line preamp).

Pricing & Specs For Mackie ProFX10v3

Topics Covered In This Video

  • 0:00 – Introduction
  • 1:01 – Connect Mackie ProFX10v3 To Computer
  • 1:20 – Connect Shure SM7B To Console
  • 2:15 – Audio Test Without CloudLifter
  • 2:50 – Second Test At A Greater Distance
  • 3:40 – Connect CloudLifter
  • 4:23 – Audio Test With CloudLifter
  • 4:40 – Cloudlifter or Not?
  • 5:16 – Final Thoughts

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Jordan Kettner

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