I didn't find an answer using the search function so here goes:
I have a neutrik 1/4" patchbay and I have 1-6 connected to a presonus M80 (8 channel preamp).
1-6 is normalled to the interface inputs 1-6
Then patchbay 7-8 is connected to a tape machine and interface input 7-8
15-16 is connected to a wall outlet (through) which I use for monitoring in the live room.
If I record vocals on channel 1, I normally tap from patchbay 1 and insert it to 15, thus the live room can hear the preamp signal directly, and I record to channel 1 of my interface.
But I would like to also record to tape on some occasions. Is there a way to do this without changing the jacks in the back?
Re-phrased: Is it possible to tap TWO signals in this case?
Perhaps the way I have normalled the patchway is unusual.
Ok, so here
's what I ended up doing.