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Behringer XENYX 1202FX Mixer   

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The Behringer XENYX 1202FX mixing console incorporates a studio-grade 24-bit FX processor with 100 awesome effect presets. The 1202FX also has 12 inp...Read More

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100 effects presets for quality studio use or FOH.

The Behringer XENYX 1202FX mixing console incorporates a studio-grade 24-bit FX processor with 100 awesome effect presets. The 1202FX also has 12 inputs and an FX send control for each channel. Additionally, assignable CD/tape inputs have been incorporated for routing flexibility. Behringer's innovative and affordable XENYX mixers provide the home recordist and club musician with pristine sound quality and cutting-edge features for very little outlay. The XENYX mic preamp approaches the sound quality, transparency, headroom, and even the dynamic range of boutique-style, standalone mic preamps. Behringer's neo-classic "British EQ" brings back the warmth and musicality of those '60s and '70s mega-console desks that made music history.

FEATURES
  • Premium ultra low-noise, high headroom analog mixer
  • 4 state-of-the-art XENYX Mic Preamps comparable to standalone boutique preamps
  • Neo-classic "British" 3-band EQs for warm and musical sound
  • Studio-grade 24-bit stereo FX processor with 100 awesome presets including reverb, chorus, flanger, delay, pitch shifter and various multi-effects
  • FX send control per channel for internal FX processor and/or as external send
  • Main mix outputs plus separate control room, phones and stereo CD/tape outputs
  • CD/tape inputs assignable to main mix or control room/phones outputs
  • Long-wearing 60-mm logarithmic-taper fader and sealed rotary controls

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BehringerXENYX 1202FX Mixer
 
4.5

(based on 57 reviews)

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    (41)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (10)

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    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (3)

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91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (20)
  • Compact (17)
  • Excellent sound (15)
  • Simple controls (15)
  • Versatile (13)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Performances (12)
  • Amateur recording (8)
  • Outdoor events / games (8)
  • Professional recording (3)
  • Soundtracks (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (12), Professional musician (9)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Know what you need and get one.

This is a good deal. I use it for my acoustic trio. Upright electric bass and bass guitar through a Behringer bass EQ pedal or clean, two separate acoustic guitars ready (for when...Read complete review

This is a good deal. I use it for my acoustic trio. Upright electric bass and bass guitar through a Behringer bass EQ pedal or clean, two separate acoustic guitars ready (for when the percussionist plays rhythm), two hand percussion kit overheads, three vocals. Still left over inputs for the occasional bass drum and other stuff if needed. Has an input for MP3 during the break. Easy to run monitors as long as everyone is satisfied with the same mix. Sounds really good. Reverbs are typical for built in effects. Just good enough. I wouldn't record them, just wet the signal enough to keep it from being bone dry. Past that, they sound pretty cheesy like all the other boards. Another weakness I haven't seen others mention is that the power adapter attaches with tiny pins instead of the sturdy 'computer' style input most boards have. These are easy to break and the adapter is not marked well. I used white paint to mark the arrow on the top side so I would accidentally jam the pins in the wrong way. It doesn't seat well either once it is attached. That being said, I use it with powered speakers. That way, you could go as big as you wanted with this little board and get huge speakers and still have a simple set up that thrashes. Right now, I use two 15"s and don't have any trouble with medium size clubs. We have some big "two man" Mackies to drag out for the bigger gigs. I have had 0 problems in 3 years. Easy set up, which saves time, frustration and makes money. As cheap as they are, I've thought of buying a backup for the road, but never have needed it. We carried a much bigger 16 channel Mackie and all the outboard nonsense. It broke down and we couldn't get parts or service, even through MF. The difference in sound live isn't noticeable in the average venue to 99% of the audience. Spend $2500 on an Allen Heath and get that last 1%. If you're good players, nobody cares.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Don't buy it unless you like disposable equipment.

I've had my XENYX 1202FX mixer for a little over a year. I use it to record my drum set. I'm using all the inputs and the board really does sound pretty good....Read complete review

I've had my XENYX 1202FX mixer for a little over a year. I use it to record my drum set. I'm using all the inputs and the board really does sound pretty good. That's what makes this so annoying.The problems started when I began playing with the onboard effects. At first it was cool! Then I noticed the left channel would develop a weak and "static" signal, sometimes cutting out entirely for varying lengths of time.At first it seemed only to do this with the higher amounts of reverb. But now it does it even with effects completely off. I'm now looking at getting a better board, maybe a Mackie.At first I was really satisfied with it but if one has to buy a new board every six months is one really getting ahead? I don't think so.Also, a list of the effects can be downloaded from the manufacturer's web site. I printed it out and keep it near the board.I wish it had 4 EQ knobs instead of 3. I don't feel like I have enough control over the equalization with this board. I struggle to get the snare drum sounding like I want, same with the bass drums. I can't help but feel like if I had a little more control over the EQ it would help a lot.This problem is driving me CRAZY and I have no idea what, if anything, can be done to solve it. It's even more frustrating because I JUST got the stereo imaging how I've always wanted my drums to be in the mix. I've swapped out cables, checked and re-checked connections & microphones and it STILL does it. It seems to be an intermittent problem and those are the toughest to track down.I have a very limited budget for sound equipment and, at the time, this board seemed too good to be true. It was. Save up for a better board. I've had a guitar amp by the same manufacturer go bad, too and so has my brother. If I had it to do over again I would NOT buy this board.

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5.0

Good value.

By 

from TN

About Me Experienced

Pros

  • Accurate Controls
  • Easy To Use

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Events

    Comments about Behringer XENYX 1202FX Mixer:

    I use the mixer personally for my vocal, an acoustic guitar, and an amp Mike.

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    5.0

    Good value.

    By 

    from TN

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

    • Accurate Controls
    • Easy To Use

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Events

      Comments about Behringer XENYX 1202FX Mixer:

      I use the mixer personally for my vocal, an acoustic guitar, and an amp Mike.

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      4.0

      Nice little mixer at a good price.....

      By 

      from North Texas

      About Me Professional Musician

      Pros

      • Accurate Controls
      • Compact
      • Easy To Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Performances

        Comments about Behringer XENYX 1202FX Mixer:

        This is a cool little mixer.....pretty good effects for a unit at this price. Very comparable to higher priced compact units. In my live applications, pretty quiet too.
        If it lasts a year or 2 without any problems, this will be a very very recommended product.

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        5.0

        Great little basic mixer

        By 

        from Upstate NY

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Excellent Sound
        • Versatile

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Behringer XENYX 1202FX Mixer:

            I use this mixer in my home music room. I have 3 key boards, an Irig and two mics plugged into it. It works fine. BUT, don't expect this mixer to behave like a high priced "big board" mixer. It is not designed for that type of use.

            I really like the onboard effects (but they are very basic - and that's what I appreciate about it.) You don't need an engineering degree to operate it and get a good sound out of it.

            I also like the fact that it is stereo. This is great because all of my keyboards and the Irig are stereo.

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            5.0

            Love it!

            By 

            from Florida

            About Me Novice

            Pros

            • Compact
            • Easy To Use

            Cons

            • Nothing

            Best Uses

            • Practice

            Comments about Behringer XENYX 1202FX Mixer:

            I bought this to use with my karaokee computer program. It allows me to practice to try to get my voice back. It has been a long time since I have sang anything in front of people and I am in hopes that his will help.

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            5.0

            Good space saving mixer for the money.

            By 

            from Wildwood, NJ

            About Me Professional Musician

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Accurate Controls
            • Compact
            • Easy To Use
            • Excellent Sound
            • Versatile

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Performances

              Comments about Behringer XENYX 1202FX Mixer:

              The size allows me to use this on top of my keyboard and gives me four XLR mike outlets with reverb. Good sound and compact, a great little mixer for the money. Only negative is no on/off switch and the electric plug if fragile. Otherwise a good deal - I have two actually since sometimes we have four or five people in the group.

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              5.0

              XENYX 1202FX Mixer

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              from Clinton OK

              About Me Experienced

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Accurate Controls
              • Compact
              • Easy To Use
              • Effects Sound Good
              • Excellent Sound
              • Is Very Quiet
              • Small Size
              • Versatile

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Events
                • Performances
                • Professional Recording

                Comments about Behringer XENYX 1202FX Mixer:

                This is a handy little mixer with a lot of bang for the buck. I will be using it to plug multiple instruments into one amplifier. The effects sound nice!

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                5.0

                Good things do come in small packages

                By 

                from Orlando

                About Me Professional Musician

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Accurate Controls
                • Compact
                • Easy To Use
                • Excellent Sound
                • Versatile

                Cons

                • Limited Functions

                Best Uses

                • Small Venue Performances

                Comments about Behringer XENYX 1202FX Mixer:

                Excellent for studio practice and small venue performances

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                (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                2.0

                Some features failed after long use.

                By 

                from WV USA

                About Me Experienced

                Pros

                • Accurate Controls
                • Compact
                • Easy To Use
                • Versatile

                Cons

                • Breaks Easily

                Best Uses

                • Amateur Recording

                Comments about Behringer XENYX 1202FX Mixer:

                Ok, to the point . . . had this for about 2 years, very light duty (home stuff), sounds good, effects good, but after about 8 months one of the volume knobs developed a bad connection, and others began sounding 'scratchy' when adjusted. The pots (internal adjustable capacitors) are sealed, and cant be cleaned. Headphone out also lost it's left side output.

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                (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                2.0

                Bad Product! Bad service!

                By 

                from Paradise, CA

                About Me Professional Musician

                Ask me a question

                Pros

                • Accurate Controls
                • Compact
                • Excellent Sound

                Cons

                • Breaks Easily

                Best Uses

                • Events
                • Performances

                Comments about Behringer XENYX 1202FX Mixer:

                I used this unit one time and when I set it up I noticed that the pins on the power cord connection were VERY thin. I did not dare unplug it but the second time I used it the plug had been removed and when I tried, very carefully to attach the cord to the unit one of the pins broke off. Even after purchasing the extended warranty they made me purchase a new power cord. I need it right away so I went ahead and did that but if I had time I would send it back and not deal with Musicians Friend again. I have purchased a lot of equipment and instruments from them and have not had a problem until now but this is not acceptable. The power cord came with the unit so should have been considered part of the unit for the warranty so they have lost a good customer over this. I have a lot more equipment to buy and will go elsewhere.

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