"I am new to setting up my own sound. I have the amp and speakers, and my mixer...how do I add in the EQ, Crossover, and Compressor/Limiter (what is the proper/most common order?) It is like I have all the pieces of a puzzle, but I do not know what the final picture is. Thanks!"
Recording equipment is generally very robust and you can't do any harm through wrongly connecting it. Clearly, this does not apply to the power amplifier!
But there is a certain conventional way to connect a hardware system that goes like this...
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