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User Manual
PRO MIXER
VMX1000USB
Professional 7-Channel
Rack-Mount DJ Mixer with
BPM Counter
Thank you
By purchasing the BEHRINGER PRO MIXER VMX1000USB,
you’ve gotten your hands on an awesome DJ mixer, whose
rich features such as the beat counter, sends and returns
as well as the additional subwoofer output let you work in
completely new and creative ways. The VMX1000USB can
be used in professional situations, is absolutely a breeze to
operate, and it gives your creativity an outlet for expression.
Due to the most “in” features and technologies it puts to use,
it can be optimally utilized in dance clubs and professional
DJ installations.
Table of Contents
Thank you ..................................................................... 1
Important Safety Instructions ................................... 2
1. Introduction ............................................................ 3
1.1 Before you get started ................................................................3
1.1.1 Shipment ...................................................................................3
1.1.2 Initial operation.......................................................................3
1.1.3 Warranty .....................................................................................3
1.2 The user’s manual .........................................................................3
2. Control Elements .................................................... 4
2.1
2.2
2.3
2.4
2.5
2.6
2.7
2.8
2.9
Microphone channels.................................................................4
Stereo channels .............................................................................4
MAIN OUT section ........................................................................5
HEADPHONE section ..................................................................5
XPQ 3D surround function.........................................5
Effects loop ......................................................................................5
CROSSfADER section .................................................................6
Auto BPM Counter .......................................................................6
Connections ....................................................................................6
3. Installation............................................................... 8
3.1 Audio connections.......................................................................8
4. Specifications .......................................................... 9
Limited Warranty ....................................................... 10
Legal Disclaimer ........................................................ 11
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Important Safety Instructions
[6] Clean only with dry cloth.
[7] Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance
with the manufacturer’s instructions.
[8] Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat
registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including amplifiers) that
produce heat.
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[9] Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized or grounding-
Terminals marked with this symbol carry electrical current of
sufficient magnitude to constitute risk of electric shock. Use only
high-quality commercially-available speaker cables with ¼" TS
plugs pre-installed. All other installation or modification should be
performed only by qualified personnel.
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[10] Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched
This symbol, wherever it appears, alerts you to the presence of
uninsulated dangerous voltage inside the enclosure - voltage that
may be sufficient to constitute a risk of shock.
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particularly at plugs, convenience receptacles, and the point
where they exit from the apparatus.
[11] Use only attachments/accessories specified by
the manufacturer.
[12] Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket,
This symbol, wherever it appears, alerts you to important operating
and maintenance instructions in the accompanying literature.
Please read the manual.
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Caution
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Caution
or table specified by the manufacturer, or
sold with the apparatus. When a cart is used,
use caution when moving the cart/apparatus
combination to avoid injury from tip-over.
[13] Unplug this apparatus during lightning
storms or when unused for long periods of time.
To reduce the risk of electric shock, do not remove the top cover
(or the rear section). No user serviceable parts inside. Refer servicing
to qualified personnel.
To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose this
appliance to rain and moisture. The apparatus shall not be exposed
to dripping or splashing liquids and no objects filled with liquids,
such as vases, shall be placed on the apparatus.
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type plug. A polarized plug has two blades with one wider
than the other. A grounding-type plug has two blades and
a third grounding prong. The wide blade or the third prong
are provided for your safety. If the provided plug does not fit
into your outlet, consult an electrician for replacement of the
obsolete outlet.
Caution
These service instructions are for use by qualified service personnel
only. To reduce the risk of electric shock do not perform any
servicing other than that contained in the operation instructions.
Repairs have to be performed by qualified service personnel.
[1] Read these instructions.
[2] Keep these instructions.
[3] Heed all warnings.
[4] follow all instructions.
[5] Do not use this apparatus near water.
[14] Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Servicing is
required when the apparatus has been damaged in any way,
such as power supply cord or plug is damaged, liquid has been
spilled or objects have fallen into the apparatus, the apparatus
has been exposed to rain or moisture, does not operate
normally, or has been dropped.
[15] The apparatus shall be connected to a MAINS socket outlet
with a protective earthing connection.
[16] Where the MAINS plug or an appliance coupler is used as the
disconnect device, the disconnect device shall remain
readily operable.
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1. Introduction
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1.1.3 Warranty
◊ The following user’s manual is intended to familiarize
you with the unit’s control elements, so that you can
master all the functions. After having thoroughly
read the user’s manual, store it at a safe place for
future reference.
Please take a few minutes and send us the completely filled
out warranty card within 14 days of the date of purchase.
You may also register online at www.behringer.com. The
serial number needed for the registration is located on the
rear of the unit. failure to register your product may void
future warranty claims (see { 40 }).
1.1 Before you get started
1.2 The user’s manual
1.1.1 Shipment
This user’s manual has been written in such a way to enable
you an overview over the control elements of the unit
and offers at the same time detailed information about
possible applications. To facilitate quick lookups, control
elements have been described in groups depending on
their function. All control elements can easily be located
using the numerated illustrations attached to this manual.
Should you need detailed information about specific topics
not covered in this manual, please visit our website at
www.behringer.com.
The PRO MIXER was carefully packed at the assembly plant
to assure secure transport. Should the condition of the
cardboard box suggest that damage may have taken place,
please inspect the unit immediately and look for physical
indications of damage.
◊ Damaged units should NEVER be sent directly to us.
Please inform the dealer from whom you acquired
the unit immediately as well as the transportation
company from which you took delivery of the unit.
Otherwise, all claims for replacement/repair may be
rendered invalid.
1.1.2 Initial operation
Please make sure the unit is provided with sufficient
ventilation, and never place the PRO MIXER on top of an
amplifier or in the vicinity of a heater to avoid the risk of
overheating.
for rack mounting, please use M6 metal nuts and bolts.
◊ Before plugging the unit into a power socket, please
make sure you have selected the correct voltage:
The fuse compartment near the power plug socket contains
three triangular markings. Two of these triangles are
opposite one another. The voltage indicated adjacent to
these markings is the voltage to which your unit has been
set up, and can be altered by rotating the fuse compartment
by 180°. ATTENTION: This does not apply to export
models that were for example manufactured only for use
with 120 V!
◊ If you alter the unit’s voltage, you must change the
fuses accordingly. The correct value of the fuses
needed can be found in the chapter “SPECIFICATIONS”.
◊ Faulty fuses must be replaced with fuses of appropriate
rating without exception! The correct value of the fuses
needed can be found in the chapter “SPECIFICATIONS”.
Power is delivered via the cable enclosed with the unit. All
required safety precautions have been adhered to.
◊ Please make sure that the unit is grounded at all times.
For your own protection, you should never tamper
with the grounding of the cable or the unit itself.
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WARNING!
◊ We would like to warn you that extremely loud
sound levels may damage your hearing and/or your
headphones. Turn the respective output volume
controls all the way to the left before turning your
VMX1000USB on. Be sure to keep the volume at
appropriate levels at all times.
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2. Control Elements
Fig. 2.1 Front view of the PRO MIXER VMX1000USB
2.1 Microphone channels
[1] These are the balanced XLR connectors for dynamic
microphones.
[2] Using the 3-band microphone equalizer (HIGH, MID
and LOW), you can change the sound of your voice and
optimally adjust it (+/-15 dB).
[3] The AUX control adjusts the volume of the MIC AUX send
signal laid out at the rear panel MIC AUX SEND connector
(see { 38 }).
[4] Use the VOL control to adjust the microphone signal
volume.
Your PRO MIXER features a talk over function. It works very
simply: as soon as you talk into your mike while a track is
playing, the track’s volume is lowered. When talking to the
audience, this function is useful because it makes your voice
come through over the music.
[5] Use the tALK key to activate the talk over function
(its LED is lit).
[6] The SENS control changes the sensitivity of the talk over
function. The lower it is set, the louder does the mike
signal need to be in order to suppress the music signal.
[7] Use the DPt control to determine the extent to which the
music signal is lowered.
[8] Use the MIc ON switch to activate the microphone
channel. If its LED is lit, the channel is active.
2.2 Stereo channels
[9] Select the input signal for the stereo channels using
the INPUt key. “Phono” is intended for connecting a
turntable. “Line” and “CD” have to be selected for all
other signal sources (e. g. CD or MD players). Unlike
the first three channels, channels 4 and 5 each feature
two line inputs. On the rear panel, a special feature lets
you change the input sensitivity of the phono inputs of
channels 1 through 3 to line level, so that you get more
flexibility (see { 36 }). Audio sent from a computer to the
VMX via USB cable is routed to channel 1. This signal is
mixed with the LINE input.
◊ Never connect equipment with line level signals to
the highly sensitive phono inputs! The output signal
level of turntables is on the order of magnitude of
milivolts, while CD players and tape decks have signal
levels measuring in volts. Simply put, line signals are
up to 100 times stronger than those intended for
phono inputs. If you’re using phono inputs that can
be switched into line level (see { 36 }), always make sure
that the PHONO/LINE switch is in its correct position
(switch pressed!).
[10] The GAIN control is used to set the level of the input
signal. The display { 13 } reads off the current signal level.
[11] Every input channel features a 3-band equalizer (HIGH,
MID and LOW) with kill characteristic. This way, a signal
can be lowered (-32 dB) much more than it can be
increased (+12 dB). for example, this function is useful
when you need to suppress a particular frequency range
in a music track.
◊ The overall signal level is also dependent on the
EQ settings. You should first adjust the EQ before
adjusting the signal level.
[12] By using the EQ BYPASS key, you can deactivate the
3-band equalizer. This way, you can easily compare
the processed and the unprocessed signals with one
another; or, you can alternate between extreme EQ
settings and the “raw” signal, creating cool effects.
[13] You can read off the level of input signals (post EQ) using
the 4-digit LEVEL meter.
[14] Determine the channel volume using the
60-MM cHANNEL fader.
[15] Pressing the PFL key routes the respective input so that
it can be monitored on the headphones (corresponding
LED is lit). You can also dial up several channels and
listen to them simultaneously (see also chapter 2.4
“HEADPHONE section”).
2.3 MAIN OUT section
[16] The VOL 1 control is used to adjust the output volume on
the MAIN 1 output (see { 41 }).
[17] The VOL 2 control is used to adjust the output volume on
the MAIN 2 output (see { 46 }).
[18] To adjust balance on the MAIN 1 output, use the
BAL 1 control.
[19] You can read off the MAIN 1 audio signal volume level on
the LEVEL MEtEr.
[20] The POWEr switch powers the PRO MIXER on. You should
always make sure that the POWER switch is in the “Off”
position when initially connecting the unit to the mains.
◊ Please take note: Merely switching the unit off does
not mean that it is fully disconnected from the mains.
When not using the unit for prolonged periods of time,
please unplug the unit’s power cord from the
power outlet.
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◊ Always turn the power amps on last to avoid inrush
currents that can easily damage your speakers. And,
to avoid sudden and unpleasant surprises for your
ears, make sure there is no signal at the PRO MIXER
before turning on the power amps. To be sure, slide all
the faders to the bottom and switch all controls to the
zero position.
2.4 HEADPHONE section
The PfL signal is your headphone signal used to monitor
music without influencing the MAIN signal (PfL = Pre
fader Listening).
[21] This is the unbalanced PHONES connector for your
headphones. Your headphones should have a minimum
impedance of 32 Ohms. for example, the BEHRINGER
HPX2000 headphones are ideally suited for this purpose.
[22] If the MODE switch is in the “SPLIT” position, the PfL
signal is on the left, and the MAIN signal is on the right.
The MIX control (see { 23 }) has no function in this case.
While in “STEREO” mode, you can alternate between
MAIN and PfL signals using the MIX control.
[23] When in “STEREO” mode, use the MIX control to
determine which signal is heard on the headphones.
When MIX is in its left-most position (PFL), you can only
hear the headphone signal selected previously using
the PfL keys of the input channels (see { 15 }). When MIX is
in its right-most position (MAIN), you can only hear the
MAIN audio signal. Placing the MIX control somewhere
in between those two extreme positions determines the
volume ratio of the two signals. If the MODE switch is
in its “SPLIT” position (see { 22 }), the (PfL) MIX control has
no function.
[24] The VOL control determines the volume of the
headphone signal.
2.5
XPQ 3D surround function
The XPQ 3D surround function is a built-in effect that
gives your music a nice finishing touch, making every
performance truly memorable. By widening the stereo
base, the sound comes through more alive and transparent.
Using the XPQ ON switch { 25 } activates the XPQ 3D surround
function (corresponding LED is lit) and the XPQ control { 26 }
determines the intensity of the effect.
2.6 Effects loop
[27] Using the rEt control, you determine the volume of the
effects signal that can be brought in at the RETURN input
on the rear (see { 49 }). To get the effects signal, you need to
connect the inputs of an effects unit to the SEND outputs
(see { 48 }) of your VMX1000USB. The outputs of the effects
unit are then connected to the RETURN inputs of your
mixer.
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2.7 CROSSfADER section
2.9 Connections
[28] The VcA cONtrOLLED crOSSFADEr is used to cross fade
between the selected channels (see { 30 }). The crossfader
used in the VMX1000USB is a professional 45-mm fader.
[34] These are the LINE and cD inputs respectively, used for
connecting tape decks, CD or MD players etc. Unlike
other channels, channels 4 and 5 feature two line inputs.
[29] Use the cF cUrVE control to modify the control character
of the crossfader between linear and logarythmic in an
infinite number of steps. When in linear characteristic
mode, the crossfader fades equally in each segment of
its movement range; in the logarythmic characteristic
mode, volume control is concentrated to the outer
segment of the fader’s range of motion.
[35] The PHONO inputs for channels 1 through 3 are intended
for connecting turntables. Channels 1 through 3 can be
switched over to line level (see { 36 }).
[30] Use the ASSIGN A and ASSIGN B rotary switches to
determine which input signals are routed to the A and
B sides of the CROSSfADER. With ASSIGN A, channels 1
through 4 can be selected; with ASSIGN B, channels 2
through 5. Then, you can alternate between these two
channels using the CROSSfADER (see { 28 }).
2.8 AUTO BPM COUNTER
The integrated auto BPM counter is an extremely useful
feature. It ensures smooth transition from one track to the
next. It can calculate the tempos of various tracks in BPM
(beats per minute). Both BPM counter sections are identical
and both show the BPM value of the two stereo channels
routed to the crossfader.
The tempo of the track assigned by using the ASSIGN A or
ASSIGN B keys is shown in the respective DISPLAY {31 }. Several
tempo changes in one track would produce a constant display
of various BPM values and thus lead to unnecessary confusion.
That’s why each beat counter section has a SYNc LOcK button
{32 } that can be used during the song to limit the range of
possible tempo values. This makes sense if the counter has
already calculated a realistic value. You can do the same
manually with the BEAt ASSISt button {33 }. Push this button
at least three times in sync with the song’s tempo, and the
tempo you tapped appears in the DISPLAY. The BEAT ASSIST
and SYNC LOCK buttons are each equipped with a LED.
To exit SYNC LOCK or BEAT ASSIST mode, simply press the
SYNC LOCK key in both channels once again.
◊ When no signal is present (or when the signal level is
too low), the BPM display shows only dashes. When the
signal is present but can not be identified, the display
shows 160 BPM and then shows the dashes. The
beat counter then attempts to get another readout.
Therefore, “160” BPM is no usable value; rather, it is
simply an error message when the signal can not
be analyzed.
[36] Using the PHONO/LINE switches, you can change the
input sensitivity of the PHONO inputs on channels 1
through 3 to line level (switch pressed). This way, you
can even connect a tape deck or a CD player to the
PHONO inputs.
◊ IMPORTANT: Always pay attention to the correct
position of the PHONO/LINE switch when connecting a
line level signal to a phono input. The switch must be in
its pressed position (LINE)! Otherwise, overdriving may
lead to permanent damage to the phono input.
[37] The GND connectors are used for grounding turntables.
[38] The MIC AUX signal, adjustable using the AUX controls
on the microphone channels (see { 3 }), is laid out at this
SEND jack connector. for example, the input of an
external reverb can be connected here.
[39] An external stereo effects signal can be fed back into the
VMX1000USB using the rEtUrN L/r jack connectors. If
you connect a mono effects signal, you need to use the
left RETURN L connector. The effect volume can only be
adjusted on the output control of the effects unit.
[40] SErIAL NUMBEr. Please take the time to complete
and return the warranty card within 14 days of
the date of purchase. Or, simply register online at
www.behringer.com.
[41] The balanced MAIN 1 XLR outputs are used for
connecting a power amplifier. Use the VOL 1 control to
adjust the volume (see { 16 }).
[42] Hitting the MONO key changes the stereo MAIN 1 output
signal into a mono signal. Doing this makes sense when
you for example use your PRO MIXER in large rooms
where the speakers are placed far from each other. A
stereo signal would have a disrupting effect, since the
speakers each transmit a somewhat different signal. If
you press MONO, an identical signal is transmitted to
both MAIN 1 outputs. The BAL 1 control (see { 18 }) has no
function here.
[43] You can connect an additional amplifier to the
SUBWOOFEr output in order to drive a passive
subwoofer. If you wish to use an active subwoofer,
connect it directly to this output. Either way, you get
more bass power out of your music.
[44] Use the LEVEL control to adjust the volume of the
SUBWOOfER output signal.
[45] Use the X/O control to adjust the upper cut-off frequency
of the SUBWOOfER signal (adjustable between 30 and
200 Hz). All frequencies with values below the cut-off
frequency will be reproduced.
[46] The MAIN 2 output allows you to connect an amplifier to
drive monitor speakers or to provide sound in another
room/area (“zone”). The VOL 2 control (see { 17 }) adjusts the
MAIN OUT section.
[47] Using the tAPE output, you can record your music by
connecting equipment such as tape decks, DAT recorders
etc. Unlike the MAIN outputs, the output volume is fixed,
making it necessary for you to adjust the input level on
the recording device.
[48] Your PRO MIXER features an effects loop that can be
used for an external effects unit or a sampler. The signal
is taken at the PfL section through the SEND connector
and fed into your external equipment. The signal laid
out at the SEND connector is therefore identical to the
headphone signal. Connect this output to the input of
your effects unit.
[49] The signal that was processed externally is mixed into the
MAIN OUT signal using the rEtUrN channel. Use the RET
control to adjust the volume of the effects signal (see { 27 }).
Connect this input to the outputs of your effects unit.
[50] This is the connector for the power cable. This is where
the advantage of a sophisticated internal power supply
can be seen: the pulse behaviour of each amplifying
circuit is mainly determined by the voltage reserves
available. Each mixing console is equipped with
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numerous operational amplifiers (op amps) to process
line level signals. Due to limited output of their power
supplies, many mixing consoles show signs of “stress”
when subjected to heavy loads. But not your PRO MIXER:
the sound is always clear and transparent.
[51] FUSE HOLDEr / VOLtAGE SEttING. Before connecting
the unit to the mains, ensure that the voltage setting
matches your local voltage. Blown fuses should only be
replaced by a fuse of the same type and rating. On some
units, the fuses holder can be switched to one of two
positions, i.e. 230 V and 120 V. Please note: should you
desire to operate the unit outside Europe at 120 V,
a higher fuse rating is required.
◊ To disconnect power from main, pull out the main cord
plug. When installing the product, ensure that the plug
is easily accessible. If mounting in a rack, ensure that
the mains can be easily disconnected by a plug or by
an all-pole disconnect switch on or near the rack.
[52] The VMX has built-in USB connectivity, allowing stereo
signals to be sent to and from the mixer and a computer.
The audio sent from the mixer to a computer is identical
to the TAPE OUT signal, which is the pre-fader MAIN
signal. Audio being sent from a computer to the VMX can
be selected with the Channel 1 INPUT button.
Connect a USB type B plug into the USB jack on the
mixer, and the other end into a free USB port on
your computer. There are no required drivers, but
we recommend that PC users install the included
ASIO driver. The driver can also be downloaded from
www.behringer.com.
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3. Installation
strain relief clamp
3.1 Audio connections
ring
sleeve
tip
for various applications, you will need a number of different
cables. The following illustrations show how these cables are
to be connected. Always make sure to use high-grade cables.
◊ Be sure that installation and operation of your
VMX1000USB are performed only by qualified
personnel. During as well as after installation, sufficient
grounding of both your equipment and persons
handling it must be assured. Otherwise, electrostatic
discharge may lead to undesirable operation or
permanent damage.
sleeve
ground/shield
ring
cold (-ve)
tip
hot (+ve)
input
For connection of balanced and unbalanced plugs,
ring and sleeve have to be bridged at the stereo plug.
Balanced 1/4" TRS connector
2 1
3
Fig. 3.3: ¼"TRS connector
strain relief clamp
sleeve
1 = ground/shield
2 = hot (+ve)
3 = cold (-ve)
ring
tip
output
1
2
sleeve
ground/shield
3
ring
right signal
For unbalanced use, pin 1 and pin 3 have to be bridged
tip
left signal
Balanced use with XLR connectors
Fig. 3.1: XLR connections
Strain relief clamp
1/4" TRS headphones connector
Sleeve
Fig. 3.4: ¼" TRS headphone connector
Tip
tip
tip
sleeve
Sleeve
(ground/shield)
Tip
(signal)
Unbalanced ¼" TS connector
Fig. 3.2: ¼" TS connector
Fig. 3.5: RCA cable
shield
sleeve
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4. Specifications
AUDIO INPUTS
Mic In
Phono In
Line In
Return
Mic Aux Return
AUDIO OUTPUTS
Main Out
Main 2 Out
Tape Out
Send
Mic Aux Send
Phones Out
SUBWOOFER
Subwoofer Out
X-Over
Level
40 dB gain, XLR,
electronically balanced input stage
40 dB gain, unbalanced input
-17 to +4 dB gain, unbalanced inputs
0 dB gain, unbalanced
3 dB gain, unbalanced
max. 25 dBu @ 1 kHz, XLR
electronically balanced
Max. 21 dBu @ 1 kHz unbalanced
typ. 0 dBu
typ. 0 dBu
-oo to +6 dBu
max.180 mW @ 75 Ω
XLR, electronically balanced
variable 30 Hz - 200 Hz
-oo to 0 dBu @ 0 dB input
EQUALIZER
Stereo Low
Stereo Mid
Stereo High
Mic Low
Mic Mid
Mic High
+12 dB/-32 dB @ 50 Hz
+12 dB/-32 dB @ 1.2 kHz
+12 dB/-32 dB @ 10 kHz
+15 dB/-15 dB @ 80 Hz
+15 dB/-15 dB @ 2.5 kHz
+15 dB/-15 dB @ 12 kHz
USB
Audio
Connector
Converter
Sample rate
Stereo In/Out
Type B
16-bit
48 kHz
SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS
Signal-to-noise ratio
Crosstalk
Distortion (THD)
Frequency response
POWER SUPPLY
Mains voltages
General export model
Power consumption
Fuse
Mains connection
> 80 dB (line)
< -70 dB (line)
< 0.05 %
10 Hz - 65 kHz, +0/-3 dB
USA/Canada
120 V~, 60 Hz
Europe/U.K./Australia 230 V~, 50 Hz
Japan
100 V~, 50 - 60 Hz
120/230 V~, 50 - 60 Hz
22 Watt
100 - 120 V~: T 500 mA H
200 - 240 V~: T 250 mA H
Standard IEC receptacle
DIMENSIONS/WEIGHT
Dimensions
(H x W x D)
Weight
107 mm (43/16") x 483 mm (19")
x 223 mm (8 3/4")
3.6 kg (7 lb. 14 oz.)
BEHRINGER makes every effort to ensure the highest standard of quality. Necessary modifications are carried out without notice.
Thus, the specifications and design of the device may differ from the information given in this manual.
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Limited Warranty
§ 1 Warranty
[2] This limited warranty does not cover the product if it has been electronically or
[1] This limited warranty is valid only if you purchased the product from a BEHRINGER
mechanically modified in any way. If the product needs to be modified or adapted in
order to comply with applicable technical or safety standards on a national or local
level, in any country which is not the country for which the product was originally
developed and manufactured, this modification/adaptation shall not be considered
a defect in materials or workmanship. This limited warranty does not cover any such
modification/adaptation, regardless of whether it was carried out properly or not.
Under the terms of this limited warranty, BEHRINGER shall not be held responsible for
any cost resulting from such a modification/adaptation.
authorized dealer in the country of purchase. A list of authorized dealers can be found
on BEHRINGER’s website www.behringer.com under “Where to Buy”, or you can contact
the BEHRINGER office closest to you.
[2] BEHRINGER* warrants the mechanical and electronic components of this product
to be free of defects in material and workmanship if used under normal operating
conditions for a period of one (1) year from the original date of purchase (see the
Limited Warranty terms in § 4 below), unless a longer minimum warranty period
is mandated by applicable local laws. If the product shows any defects within the
specified warranty period and that defect is not excluded under § 4, BEHRINGER
shall, at its discretion, either replace or repair the product using suitable new or
reconditioned product or parts. In case BEHRINGER decides to replace the entire
product, this limited warranty shall apply to the replacement product for the remaining
initial warranty period, i.e., one (1) year (or otherwise applicable minimum warranty
period) from the date of purchase of the original product.
[3] Upon validation of the warranty claim, the repaired or replacement product will
be returned to the user freight prepaid by BEHRINGER.
[4] Warranty claims other than those indicated above are expressly excluded.
PLEASE RETAIN YOUR SALES RECEIPT. IT IS YOUR PROOF OF PURCHASE COVERING
YOUR LIMITED WARRANTY. THIS LIMITED WARRANTY IS VOID WITHOUT SUCH
PROOF OF PURCHASE.
§ 2 Online registration
Please do remember to register your new BEHRINGER equipment right after your
purchase at www.behringer.com under “Support” and kindly read the terms and
conditions of our limited warranty carefully. Registering your purchase and equipment
with us helps us process your repair claims quicker and more efficiently. Thank you for
your cooperation!
§ 3 Return authorization number
[1] To obtain warranty service, please contact the retailer from whom the equipment
was purchased. Should your BEHRINGER dealer not be located in your vicinity, you
may contact the BEHRINGER distributor for your country listed under “Support” at
www.behringer.com. If your country is not listed, please check if your problem can
be dealt with by our “Online Support” which may also be found under “Support”
at www.behringer.com. Alternatively, please submit an online warranty claim at
www.behringer.com BEFORE returning the product. All inquiries must be accompanied
by a description of the problem and the serial number of the product. After verifying
the product’s warranty eligibility with the original sales receipt, BEHRINGER will then
issue a Return Materials Authorization (“RMA”) number.
[2] Subsequently, the product must be returned in its original shipping carton,
together with the return authorization number to the address indicated by BEHRINGER.
[3] Shipments without freight prepaid will not be accepted.
§ 4 Warranty Exclusions
[1] This limited warranty does not cover consumable parts including, but not limited
to, fuses and batteries. Where applicable, BEHRINGER warrants the valves or meters
contained in the product to be free from defects in material and workmanship for a
period of ninety (90) days from date of purchase.
[3] This limited warranty covers only the product hardware. It does not cover
technical assistance for hardware or software usage and it does not cover any software
products whether or not contained in the product. Any such software is provided “AS IS”
unless expressly provided for in any enclosed software limited warranty.
[4] This limited warranty is invalid if the factory-applied serial number has been
altered or removed from the product.
[5] Free inspections and maintenance/repair work are expressly excluded from this
limited warranty, in particular, if caused by improper handling of the product by the
user. This also applies to defects caused by normal wear and tear, in particular, of faders,
crossfaders, potentiometers, keys/buttons, guitar strings, illuminants and similar parts.
[6] Damage/defects caused by the following conditions are not covered by this
limited warranty:
• improper handling, neglect or failure to operate the unit in compliance with
the instructions given in BEHRINGER user or service manuals;
• connection or operation of the unit in any way that does not comply with the
technical or safety regulations applicable in the country where the product
is used;
• damage/defects caused by acts of God/Nature (accident, fire, flood, etc) or any
other condition that is beyond the control of BEHRINGER.
[7] Any repair or opening of the unit carried out by unauthorized personnel
(user included) will void the limited warranty.
[8] If an inspection of the product by BEHRINGER shows that the defect in question is
not covered by the limited warranty, the inspection costs are payable by the customer.
[9] Products which do not meet the terms of this limited warranty will be repaired
exclusively at the buyer’s expense. BEHRINGER or its authorized service center will
inform the buyer of any such circumstance. If the buyer fails to submit a written repair
order within 6 weeks after notification, BEHRINGER will return the unit C.O.D. with a
separate invoice for freight and packing. Such costs will also be invoiced separately
when the buyer has sent in a written repair order.
[10] Authorized BEHRINGER dealers do not sell new products directly in online
auctions. Purchases made through an online auction are on a “buyer beware”
basis. Online auction confirmations or sales receipts are not accepted for warranty
verification and BEHRINGER will not repair or replace any product purchased through
an online auction.
§ 5 Warranty transferability
This limited warranty is extended exclusively to the original buyer (customer of
authorized retail dealer) and is not transferable to anyone who may subsequently
purchase this product. No other person (retail dealer, etc.) shall be entitled to give any
warranty promise on behalf of BEHRINGER.
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§ 6 Claim for damage
Subject only to the operation of mandatory applicable local laws, BEHRINGER shall
have no liability to the buyer under this warranty for any consequential or indirect loss
or damage of any kind. In no event shall the liability of BEHRINGER under this limited
warranty exceed the invoiced value of the product.
§ 7 Limitation of liability
This limited warranty is the complete and exclusive warranty between you and
BEHRINGER. It supersedes all other written or oral communications related to this
product. BEHRINGER provides no other warranties for this product.
§ 8 Other warranty rights and national law
[1] This limited warranty does not exclude or limit the buyer’s statutory rights as a
consumer in any way.
[2] The limited warranty regulations mentioned herein are applicable unless they
constitute an infringement of applicable mandatory local laws.
[3] This warranty does not detract from the seller’s obligations in regard to any lack of
conformity of the product and any hidden defect.
§ 9 Amendment
Warranty service conditions are subject to change without notice. For the latest
warranty terms and conditions and additional information regarding BEHRINGER’s
limited warranty, please see complete details online at www.behringer.com.
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Technical specifications and appearance are subject to change without
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BEHRINGER accepts no liability for any loss which may be suffered by any
person who relies either wholly or in part upon any description, photograph
or statement contained herein. Colors and specifications may vary slightly
from product. BEHRINGER products are sold through authorized dealers
only. Distributors and dealers are not agents of BEHRINGER and have
absolutely no authority to bind BEHRINGER by any express or implied
undertaking or representation. This manual is copyrighted. No part of
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PRO MIXER VMX1000USB User Manual
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FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS
COMMISSION COMPLIANCE
INFORMATION
PRO MIXER VMX1000USB
Responsible Party Name:
MUSIC Group Services US Inc.
Address:
18912 North Creek Parkway,
Suite 200 Bothell, WA 98011,
USA
Phone Number:
Phone: +1 425 672 0816
PRO MIXER VMX1000USB
complies with the FCC rules as mentioned in the following paragraph:
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B
digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed
to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential
installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency
energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause
harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that
interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause
harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined
by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the
interference by one or more of the following measures:
• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
• Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
• Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the
receiver is connected.
• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC rules. Operation is subject to the
following two conditions:
(1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and
(2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may
cause undesired operation.
Important information:
Changes or modifications to the equipment not expressly approved by MUSIC Group
can void the user’s authority to use the equipment.
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