Multiple input devices sharing studio monitors?

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  1. littlebadboy

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    Hello, all!

    I had to minimize my studio room because we may move soon. So, all my FRFRs are out and some more of my toys have been boxed up.

    Is there a way or device that I can make multiple devices (like my mfx and interface) share my pair of studio monitors and just switch back and forth? On a limited budget, I would like the cheapest alternative aside from plugging and unplugging often.

    Thanks!
     
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    Are you talking about the Soundcraft Mfx mixer? Also what interface?
     
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    I run my axe fx 1/4 to my mackies and the mackies into my imac headphone jack. Axe fx audio isnt dependant on the imac being on.
     
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    My apologies if my title and query were worded wrong.

    Basically, I want to connect two devices, my modeler Headrush Gigboard and Audio Interface for mics, to my studio monitors. I don't want my modeler/mfx go into my interface.
     
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    There's a ton of ways to do this. The cheapest, easiest and (especially good for the price) quality way to do this would be to get a mini mixer. I've owned this one before and was actually thinking of getting another. I had the older blue one if that matters, but I think they're supposed to be the same.

    https://rolls.com/product/MX28

    If you must have switching capability that's another story and probably more expensive, but still many options.
     
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    That looks good! Just worried if it colors the tone?
     
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