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Finding a way to hook this up

I will be using the following for an average size bar, maybe 200 people tops. I have a behringer pmp3000, a 600 watt crown amp, a 600 watt carvin amp, 4 monitors and 2 peavey international seies III speakers.

my problem is in finding a best hook up for this. Some people tell me that the powered mixer will not power as much as the crown will and that I should use the crown for the mains. question is this, how do I use the mixer amp to power the monitors and how will the controls on the board work.

I would love to use the board to power the mains because the controls will be used for what they are marked as, but if I change things I am afraid I will have to re-lable knobs and fader controls and I do not want to lose the two different monitor sends.

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According to the specs on your Behringer you are getting 600 watts per channel. That is all you would get from your power amps if you use both of them. The mixer should be enough for what you intend. You can use you monitor send and run monitors through either power amp and have plenty of monitor. So my answer is stick with the board.

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Send main 1 out to your Crown. Jump Mon send to PWR am insert.

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