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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 55 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (39)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (10)

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  • 2 Stars

     

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90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (18)
  • Compact (17)
  • Excellent sound (15)
  • Simple controls (13)
  • Versatile (13)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Performances (12)
    • Amateur recording (8)
    • Outdoor events / games (6)
    • Professional recording (3)
    • Soundtracks (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Experienced (10), 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

     

    Bad Product! Bad service!

    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...Read complete review

    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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    4.0

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

    By none

    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 nannor

      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 designman63

          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 Wayno

          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.

            Comment on this review

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            XENYX 1202FX Mixer

            By 5string

            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 SAM FLOYD

              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

              Comment on this review

              (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              2.0

              Some features failed after long use.

              By GMG MGM

              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 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              2.0

              Bad Product! Bad service!

              By Rosehebrew

              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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              5.0

              This mixer is awsome

              By guitar man

              from Staunton, Il

              About Me Experienced

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Amateur Recording
                • Performances

                Comments about Behringer XENYX 1202FX Mixer:

                I purchased this for practice use, and found it worked well using two Anchor AN-100 powered speakers. Well enough, that I now use it when I
                play out with my acoustic/electric. I love the effects for my vocals as well as the guitar.

                Comment on this review

                (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                great little mixer for recording

                By Ken R

                from Virginia , USA

                About Me Experienced

                Ask me a question

                Pros

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

                Cons

                • No Big Ones That I See

                Best Uses

                • Amateur Recording
                • Performances

                Comments about Behringer XENYX 1202FX Mixer:

                I have this mixer and also the 1002 model from Behringer. This one is more versatile since it has more mic inputs and the onboard effects. I don't anticipate using any effects other than the reverb for what I want to do.

                The EQ works well, I was able to use it and a matching transformer to get my acoustic/electric sounding good in the board.

                You get 2 sets of outputs, plus a record out, plus headphones, so you could use this for recording yourself, recording a band, or running live sound with front of the house speakers and monitors.

                There is a slight limitation in that you can only do one monitor mix ... it will just be what you are sending to the FOH. Same thing for the headphone jack, but for a lot of purposes, such as solo or small group, this should be fine.

                I think the FX can be assigned or not assigned to the Control room set of outputs, so that might be useful if you want to put a lot of reverb on the singer's voice as he sings, but not put that on your recording. ( John Lennon liked lots of reverb on his voice, and I like having it on there too in my headphones as I track. )

                You also have FX send , which you have to return to another channel, so if you have a great effect unit you want to use on one channel, you can patch that in. I like to use the onboard reverb, with just a small amount on the guitar, and a little bit more on the voice to sweeten the sound without being too obvious on the recording.

                I am using it for home recordings of practice sessions and songwriting. I plan on using this or the 1002 for live sound - vocals and acoustic guitar, banjo and mando - with my powered speakers and perhaps a sub.

                It also has phantom power if you need that for your mic. Mine are all dynamics, so can't really say much on that besides the fact that it is there on your mic inputs.

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