Thanks for your reply. Well, yep, that would've helped...because after speaking with Sweetwater support, we all thought for sure it was the IP2000. They sent me a new one....same results. Amazing. This has never happened to me before in many years in live music, but the only explanation is I have a bad Mackie mixer, or they are somehow incompatible. I feel really bad for sending back a perfectly good Turbosound. Everyone seemed certain it wasn't the mixer, I would guess because good quality ones don't malfunction very often.
Hello group! Any thoughts or advice would be appreciated, as I am about to return or exchange my IP2000. We do 'Dueling Pianos' professionally - so, two keyboards, and two mics. That's it. Simple set up, way less than other posters here running full bands through IP2000. I am using a Mackie ProFx12 V2, which has been tested with other speaker setup's and sounds great with those.... But with Turbosound, hear me out: -Was getting terrible crackling and distortion. Went back and forth with Music group. Identified the likely cause, namely, that the XLR line out from Mackie was too hot, and clipping the input gain's on the IP2000. And according to the spec sheets, this was true - IP2000 can handle up to +22dB from a mixer or other line level source. So I did two things: A) tried the 1/4 inch Main out from Mackie, which is rated at +22dB. Same issues. And then B) I used a freaking DI box from the Mackie, into the Turbosound, cutting th impedance way down - same issues!!!!! Ready to ponder? Check this: bluetooth streaming sounds amazing, no clipping, through my IP2000 and I can jack the volume to unfathomable levels with no problems. Likewise, I can use a guitar and keyboard directly into the inputs, and raise the volume way up, again, no clipping. But as soon as I use more than (2) instruments, through the mixer, I get static and clipping even at low volumes!!!!!!!! Please advise and thank you! Do I just have a bad unit?