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I have two peavy xr 600b i want to daisy chain them so i can use one for the monitors how do i do that?

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You will need 2 y patch cables 1/4in to make this happen, they need to be about 3 ft long, set one head on top of the other...then use a y patch cable and plug it into the main output on both heads, then plug it into the graphic input on the head you want to use for the mains....then take a y cable and plug it into the monitor output on both heads...then plug it into the graphic input of the other head, this one will run the monitors.

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