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Yamaha MG12XU 12 Channel Mixer with USB & SPX Effects

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Equipped with a USB audio interface & state-of-the-art SPX Digital Effects, the Yamaha MG12XU gives you the tools you need to produce high quality sound that is uniquely your own.

When was the last time you heard a guitar without EQ or a completely unprocessed vocal on one of your favorite songs? Probably never. Yamaha mixers are famous for their flat response and sonic purity, but it often takes more than a perfectly-captured instrumental performance or vocal to achieve a professional-sounding mix.

24-bit /192kHz 2-in/2-out USB Audio Interface Function
MG Series mixing consoles feature flexible digital connectivity for quick and easy highresolution playback of digital content. Simply connect to your PC via USB, or to your iPhone / iPad (2 or later) using Apple's Camera Connection Kit / Lightning to USB Camera Adapter. The USB protocol uses asynchronous data transfer. Audio data is transferred based on highly precise audio clock signal from the MG, for high quality recording and playback.

Built-in SPX Digital Effects
For musical and non-musical applications alike, effects processing adds polish and professionalism to the mix. The MG12XU models feature Yamaha's acclaimed SPX digital multi-effect processor, offering a comprehensive suite of 24 editable digital effects perfect for enhancing your mix, whether adding depth to a speaking engagement or breathing new color and atmosphere into a live band performance. In particular, the high-quality reverb and delay expand the spatial quality of the sound with remarkable realism and naturalness. You can even connect an optional FC5 foot switch for effect on / off control.

D-PRE (Discrete Class-A Mic Preamps)
Delivering fat, natural sounding bass and smooth, soaring highs, with very low distortion, D-PRE preamps possess an impressively wide frequency range that allow them to handle signal from any audio source without overly amplifying any specific elements of the sound. Having such a pure sonic platform to build on will ultimately save you time and effort by eliminating the need for excessive EQing or additional effects processing in order to "fix" your mix.

EQ and High-pass Filters
The Yamaha MG12 benefits from Yamaha's unparalleled experience in designing pro audio gear, featuring 3-band equalizers on all mono channels for precise control of your sound. High-pass filter allows you to eliminate unwanted low-frequency noise, for a smoother, cleaner mix.

Switchable Phantom Power & PAD Switch
The input channel with PAD switch accepts MIC to line level of inputs, PAD Switch attenuates high input signals that often accompany mic'ed instruments during performance, avoiding the clippingthat can seriously affect your mix.

Cubase AI
The MG12XU comes bundled with Downloadable Steinberg’s Cubase AI software. As one of the most advanced, comprehensive DAW suites available, Steinberg's Cubase has led the charge, providing users with a powerful and flexible platform for music production. Cubase AI offers these same core technologies and interface that have won Cubase worldwide acclaim.

Built to last
The Yamaha MG12 mixers feature a rugged, impact-resistant, powder-coated metal chassis, offering an unrivalled level of durability. With a sleek design contoured for optimal convection cooling, the internal layout separates the power supply from the analog circuitry for superior noise reduction, and further extends the life of the components inside. To further ensure reliable performance, knob control placement above the surface of the chassis diverts any impact or pressure on the knobs to the chassis itself and not the circuit board or components underneath.

Features:
  • 12-Channel Mixing Console
  • Max. 6 Mic / 12 Line Inputs (4 mono + 4 stereo)
  • 2 GROUP Buses + 1 Stereo Bus
  • 2 AUX (incl. FX)
  • “D-PRE” mic preamps with an inverted Darlington circuit
  • 1-Knob compressors
  • High-grade effects: SPX with 24 programs
  • 24-bit / 192kHz 2in / 2out USB Audio functions
  • Works with the iPad (2 or later) through the Apple iPad Camera Connection Kit / Lightning to USB Camera Adapter
  • Includes Cubase Al DAW software download version
  • PAD switch on mono inputs
  • +48V phantom power
  • XLR balanced outputs
  • Internal universal power supply for world-wide use
  • Optional Rack Mount Kit RK-MG12 Available
  • Metal chassis
  • Dimensions(W×H×D): 308 mm x 118 mm x 422 mm (9.6" x 2.8" x 11.6")
  • Net Weight: 4.2 kg (9.3 lbs.)

Order your Yamaha MG12XU 12 Input Mixer from Sam Ash Direct today with the security of our 45/60 day return/price protection policy and be sure to take advantage of our fast, free shipping.

Things You Will Get:

    MG12XU Mixer
    Power Cable
    Owner’s Manual
    Cubase AI Download Information
    Technical Specifications
Series MG
Model MG12XU
Channels 12
Phantom Power Yes
EQ Yes
Computer Connectivity USB
Weight 9.3 lbs.
Dimensions 9.6"W x 2.8"H x 11.6"D
Mixer Type N/A
Transport Controls No
DAW Control No
Rackmountable Yes
Mic Preamps 6
Inputs-Line 12
Inputs-Other FOOT SW; ON/OFF
Outputs-Main STEREO OUT: (2) 1/4"
Send/Return I/O 1/4" jack
Aux Sends 2
Busses/Groups 2
Faders 11
Channel Inserts None
Outputs-Other MONITOR OUT; AUX SEND; GROUP OUT
Effects Yes

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YamahaMG12XU 12 Channel Mixer with USB & SPX Effects
 
4.5

(based on 4 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (4)
  • Compact (3)
  • Excellent sound (3)
  • Simple controls (3)
  • Versatile (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Amateur recording (3)
    • Outdoor events / games (3)
    • Performances (3)

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    4.0

    Compact but Effective Mixer

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    from Ontario, Ca

    About Me Experienced

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Accurate Controls
    • Compact
    • Easy To Use
    • Excellent Sound
    • Versatile

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Amateur Recording
      • Events
      • Performances

      Comments about Yamaha MG12XU 12 Channel Mixer with USB & SPX Effects:

      Awesome compact mixer! 12 channels total so there is more than enough inputs for most bands, 6 XLR inputs makes it easy to plug in microphones for vocals or your drummer and it has built in digital effects so your singer can have reverb, echo, etc. Connect to your computer via USB and you can record in real time! Awesome for recording live performances, trainings or church services! Great quality mixer at a great price! I'm a sales associate at Sam Ash Music Ontario.

       
      5.0

      Yamaha Nailed It

      By 

      from Indianapolis, IN

      About Me Professional Musician

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Accurate Controls
      • Compact
      • Easy To Use
      • Excellent Sound
      • Versatile

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Amateur Recording
        • Events
        • Performances

        Comments about Yamaha MG12XU 12 Channel Mixer with USB & SPX Effects:

        This Yamaha MG12XU is an awesome mixer with the capability to be a live interface as well. The Preamps used in these mixers are absolutely phenomenal. And on top of that the build quality of the mixer is great. This mixer is definitely built to last. If you are needing a great little mixer or a multi channel interface then this Yamaha MG12XU is the way to go. I am a Sam Ash Reviewer

         
        4.0

        Great for clubs, bars, karoake

        By 

        from long beach, ca

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

        • Accurate Controls
        • Compact
        • Easy To Use
        • Excellent Sound
        • Practical
        • Versatile

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Amateur Recording
          • Events
          • Performances

          Comments about Yamaha MG12XU 12 Channel Mixer with USB & SPX Effects:

          Vocal and Guitar Duo and Trio performance. Just use this with a couple active speakers

          I'm a sam ash reviewer

           
          5.0

          A compact mixer with plenty of output!

          By 

          from King of Prussia, PA

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy to use
          • Rack Mountable
          • Sounds Great

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Bands
            • Churches
            • Live performance
            • Mobile DJ
            • Public Address

            Comments about Yamaha MG12XU 12 Channel Mixer with USB & SPX Effects:

            The Yamaha MG12XU is a fantastic sounding mixer suitable for many different sound reinforcement applications.
            The compression on the microphone channels is studio quality.
            This mixer has 6 inputs for wired or wireless microphones. There are also inputs for plugging in electronic keyboards, guitars and music devices. There are built in effects for performers who want to put some echo or delay on their sound sources. Each channel has a built in equalizer, pan control and volume control.
            There's even an auxiliary output section for performers who require onstage monitoring.
            This mixer can be used in your studio as well. It has USB audio output for recording directly into your computer and even comes with Cubase recording software!
            Simply put, the Yamaha MG12XU is breathtaking for the price! I am a staff reviewer at Sam Ash Music.

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