Just came into possession of a new mixer. Few questions

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  1. Forau

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    My mate gave me his American DJ Q-2422/SX until i finish saving for my xone 62 as sound quality from my mixer has gone downhill rapidly, and i was wondering 2 things really.

    What are the following:

    -2 sockets on the back which look like your standard 3.5mm socket which says "Player Control". Wtf is this?

    -1/4 inch jack which says "Light Control". Does this mean i can whack a music controlled laser/moonflower/strobe or something in there or what?
     
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    2 sockets are for plugging in auxiliary CD players via 3.5mm leads.

    Light control is for sending a signal to a lighting desk that automatically controls lights according to the music.

    Read this. It was the first result on google... http://www.adjaudio.com/pdffiles/Q2422SX.pdf
     
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    DTR the village idiot

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    They are not audio inputs, they are fader start controls. When connected (and switched on), moving the crossfader will start the CD deck playing. It is a seperate cable to the audio RCA.
     
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    Yeah thats what i was thinking, why would it use 3.5mm jacks when theres plenty of xlr and rca inputs.
    Cheers.