In this video, Nick Batt of Sonic State takes a look at the new Behringer Xenyx Control 1 USB Monitor Station.
Behringer describes it as a “high headroom studio control and communication center’.
- All-in-one Master Volume controller, Source selector, Monitor switcher and Talkback box
- 4 stereo inputs with independent level controls plus additional Monitor Mix input for your DAW
- 3 independent and adjustable Monitor outputs to connect up to 3 sets of studio monitors
- Built-in Talkback microphone with Level control for direct communication with musicians
- Built-in stereo USB Audio Interface
- Phono preamp for direct turntable connection
- 2 headphone amplifiers with separate volume controls
- Big, illuminated Volume knob for level adjustments
- Mono, Mute and Dim functions
- Dual 12-segment LED meters with input/output source switch
- Switching power supply for maximum flexibility (100 – 240 V~)
Street price on the Xenyx Control 1 USB is about US $200.
If you’ve used the Xenyx Control 1 USB, let us know what you think of it!