In this video we answer the questions “Can I Plug My Microphone Directly Into A Speaker?”

This is a great question, and it’s a question that we get quite often from people who are trying to keep their setup simple. .

Quick Answer: If you have an XLR Microphone, you can plug it into the back of a self powered speaker! Make sure to set the input to “Mic” level.

Equipment For Connecting Microphone To Speaker

Connect Microphone To Speaker Chapters

  • 0:00 Introduction
  • 0:40 How to connect a Wired Microphone to a Powered Speaker
  • 1:33 Mic Level
  • 2:07 Cons to connecting a Microphone directly to a Speaker
  • 2:38 Advantages of a Mixer
  • 3:07 One Input on Speaker
  • 3:39 EQ
  • 4:22 Stereo Inputs
  • 4:50 Location Options
  • 5:28 Final Thoughts

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Jordan Kettner

I consider myself to be half entrepreneur and half A/V geek. I am never content to settle for what is expected or determined by others to be the “industry standard”. Instead, I work extremely hard to break new ground and deliver value to whoever I meet.

My passion for the audio visual industry drives me to create content that will help others learn the best tools and techniques to learn how to setup their home studio.

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