Behringer Xenyx Q502USB Mixer is a 5-input mixer designed for small recording or live sound applications. It offers a straightforward and user-friendly design while providing essential features for audio mixing.
The mixer features one mono channel with a microphone XLR input, as well as a balanced 1/4-inch line input, allowing you to connect a microphone or an instrument directly to the mixer. It includes a gain control knob for adjusting the input level and a 2-band EQ (high and low) for basic sound shaping. The mono channel also features a peak LED indicator to prevent clipping and distortion.
In addition to the mono channel, the Behringer Xenyx Q502USB has two stereo channels, each with dual 1/4-inch line inputs. These stereo channels enable you to connect stereo sources such as keyboards, media players, or other line-level devices. Each stereo channel features a balance control knob to adjust the stereo image and a 2-band EQ for tonal adjustments.
The Q502USB console mixer also includes a built-in USB audio interface, allowing you to connect the mixer directly to your computer. This feature enables you to record and playback audio directly to and from your computer, making it useful for home studios or podcasting. It is worth noting that the USB connection provides a stereo audio stream, meaning it does not support multi-track recording.
Additional features of the Behringer CQ502USB plain mixer include a headphone output with a dedicated level control, main mix and control room outputs for connecting to speakers or headphones, phantom power for condenser microphones, and a 2-track input/output for connecting external audio devices.
Overall, the Behringer Xenyx Q502USB console mixrer is a compact and affordable mixer that provides basic mixing capabilities and USB connectivity. It is suitable for beginners, home recording enthusiasts, or anyone needing a compact audio mixing solution