Yamaha TF3 24 Channel Digital Mixer

 
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The Yamaha TF3 console takes live sound reinforcement to a new level of refinement with TouchFlow Operation, recallable D-PRE preamplifiers, advanced processing, and much more.

The Yamaha TF3 combines Yamaha know-how with new input from the field and the latest touch-screen technology to deliver an evolved experience in console operation. Smooth setup and operation, practical presets and scenes, refined design, and software applications that integrate seamlessly with the entire system: these elements comprise TouchFlow Operation, a new concept in console interfaces that offers unprecedented comfort and convenience in small consoles, for a wide range of users and applications.

At A Glance:
  • 25 motor faders (24 channels + 1 master)
  • 48 input mixing channels (40 mono + 2 stereo + 2 return)
  • 20 Aux (8 mono + 6 stereo) + Stereo + Sub buses
  • 8 DCA groups with Roll-out
  • 24 analog XLR/TRS combo mic/line inputs + 2 analog RCA pin stereo line inputs
  • 16 analog XLR outputs
  • 34 x 34 digital record/playback channels via USB 2.0 + 2 x 2 via a USB storage device
  • 1 expansion slot for NY64-D audio interface card
  • Includes Steinberg’s Cubase AI DAW application

Recallable D-PRE Microphone Preamplifiers
The TF series consoles feature new recallable versions of Yamaha’s acclaimed D-PRE microphone preamplifier. The circuit is based on a discrete inverted Darlington pair configuration that achieves clean, precise amplification with consistently low noise and distortion at all signal levels. While some microphone preamps are built specifically to impart a unique character of their own, the D-PRE preamplifier has been painstakingly designed with a flat, wide frequency response that retains the tone and nuance of the original sound so that the essence of the performer’s art is captured intact.

Powerful Processors and Effects
In addition to EQ and two dynamics processors on each channel, the TF consoles offer eight powerful processors for wide-ranging sonic control. The globally accessible FX 1 and 2 feature the same type of SPX processors that have become standards in recording and live sound applications, offering 17 programs ranging from reverb and delay through modulation effects such as flanger and chorus to 3-band multiband compression.

Practical Presets and Scenes – Shortcuts to Great Sound
The familiar Yamaha scene memory that stores mix settings for instant recall when needed is included as always. There’s also a range of channel presets that have been created in cooperation with leading microphone manufacturers and eminent sound engineers, providing starting points that take you a long way towards achieving great sound.

The channel presets cover parameters such as HA gain, EQ, dynamics, and much more, right down to details like channel name and color. Less time needs to be spent on basic setup so that more time is available for refining the mix and communicating with the performers.

Intuitive User Interface Optimized for Touch Panel Operation
In developing the TF series Yamaha engineers built from their existing base of acclaimed high-end mixer interfaces, adding intuitive control in an interface optimized for the type of touch panel control that has become a familiar feature in a wide range of applications. Allowing most operations to be carried out via the touch panel alone, the innovative TF series interface will quickly become second nature to a broad spectrum of users

Two Scene Memory Banks
The scene memory features banks A and B, each capable of holding up to 100 scenes. That’s a total of 200 scenes that can be set up and instantly recalled whenever needed. A number of scenes are pre-programmed to give users a head start: scenes with the 1-knob COMP and 1-knob EQ controls engaged for the easiest possible operation, and scenes with the 1-knob features disabled for experienced engineers who might want to follow an established procedure. The banks are great for organizing different types of scenes: one for scenes categorized by music type, and the other by event type, for example.

Channel Name and Color
A display panel located above each channel fader shows the assigned channel name or ID, the port name, and the current fader setting. Phantom power status as well as gate and comp operation can also be displayed. A color bar that shows the assigned channel color makes visual navigation a breeze, and prevents confusion when fader banks are changed or scenes are recalled.

TF StageMix for Wireless Mixing
TF StageMix is an iPad application that provides wireless control of TF series consoles, allowing remote mixing from audience seating, in front of floor monitors, or any other listening position. It can also be used at the console as an extension of the console’s own interface.

Personal Monitoring with MonitorMix
The MonitorMix application for the TF Series allows individual wireless AUX mixing from up to 10 iPhone, iPad or iPod touch devices simultaneously. Each performer can have convenient control over the AUX buses assigned to them, without having to deal with complex settings or parameters. They can also create personal Group settings for even easier adjustment: all levels on just one fader, for example. Since up to three devices running TF Editor or StageMix and up to 10 devices running MonitorMix can be connected at the same time, even large bands can have the personal control they need, reducing demands on the sound engineer.

A Versatile Live Recording and Playback Solution for Any Application
From simple 2-track recording and playback using a USB storage device to all-out multitrack recording with a computer based DAW (Digital Audio Workstation), the TF series is ready to roll. TF consoles come supplied with Steinberg’s Cubase AI DAW application, providing an easy way to simultaneously record up to 16 tracks to a computer connected to the console via USB 2.0.


Get your Yamaha TF3 24 Channel Digital Mixer today at the guaranteed lowest price from Sam Ash Direct with our 45-day return and 60-day price protection policy.

Things You Will Get:

  • TF3 24 Channel Digital Mixer
  • Power Cable
  • TF Editor App
  • TF StageMix App
  • MonitorMix App
  • Steinberg Cubase AI DAW Recording Software
  • Owner's Manual

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Yamaha Tf3 24 Channel Digital Mixer
 
5.0

(based on 7 reviews)

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5.0

Yamaha TF3!

By 

from Cleveland, OH

Pros

  • Great sound
  • Plenty Of Ins And Outs
  • Stagemix

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Live performance
    • Recording

    Comments about Yamaha Tf3 24 Channel Digital Mixer:

    The Yamaha TF3 is an excellent digital mixer! Plenty of clean ins and outs, effects, and presents to get you on your way! The stagemix system is great for giving the musicians and yourself more control and with up to 10 apple devices you should be covered for most situations! Overall I would highly recommend this board! This is a real hands on product review from Evan@ Sam Ash Cleveland.

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    5.0

    Awesome Mixer!

    By 

    from Torrance, CA

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Duel Memory
    • Features
    • Tone

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Live
      • MIXING
      • Recording

      Comments about Yamaha Tf3 24 Channel Digital Mixer:

      This mixer is very versatile and offers great options. Easy to use great for churches, bands and production.
      Comes with 25 motorized faders and 48 input mixing channels along with 20 Aux buses. Full color touch screen for recalling presets and scenes.
      This is a real hands on product review from Andrew @ Sam Ash Torrance

       
      5.0

      The perfect mixer!

      By 

      from Canoga Park, CA

      Staff Reviewer

      Pros

      • Faders
      • Looks
      • Sound
      • Tone
      • Touch Screen

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • band
        • Live
        • Rehearsal
        • Studio

        Comments about Yamaha Tf3 24 Channel Digital Mixer:

        Sounds great, looks great, the touch screen faders are super responsive,and best of all Yamaha quality and reliability. Been using it in my rehearsal space but recently brought it live where the venue was lacking a good mixer and I got the best response I've ever gotten on how good the mix sounded. I am by no means an audio engineer but even I could quickly and easily figure out great settings on this mixer, I love it!

        This is a real hands on product review from Jared @ Sam Ash Canoga Park.

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        5.0

        Great Digital Mixer by Yamaha!!

        By 

        from Orlando,fl

        Staff Reviewer

        Comments about Yamaha Tf3 24 Channel Digital Mixer:

        Awesome sounding Digital Mixer by Yamaha!!
        Easy to use great for churches, bands and production.
        Comes with 25 motorized faders and 48 input mixing channels along with 20 Aux buses. Full color touch screen for recalling presets and scenes.
        It also Includes Steinberg's Cubase AI DAW application and works great with your Idevices.
        "This is a real hands on product review from Billy@ Sam Ash Orlando"

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        5.0

        Yamaha Digital Madness

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        from store 54

        Staff Reviewer

        Pros

        • D-pre Microphone Preampli
        • Dual Memory Banks
        • Spx Processors

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Proffessional Studio Reco

          Comments about Yamaha Tf3 24 Channel Digital Mixer:

          Digital recording at its best.

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          5.0

          Great mixer!

          By 

          from sam ash nyc

          Staff Reviewer

          Pros

          • Easy to use
          • fun
          • Great sound

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Live
            • MIXING
            • Recording

            Comments about Yamaha Tf3 24 Channel Digital Mixer:

            This is a great unit! Very good for the price. This mixer is very versatile and offers great options. I would recommend to a friend for sure!

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            5.0

            Perfect for front of house!

            By 

            from Buffalo Grove, Il

            Staff Reviewer

            Comments about Yamaha Tf3 24 Channel Digital Mixer:

            Yamaha has made some serious progress with their digital mixers. Featuring 24 channels of motorized faders plus over 20 aux channels make this mixer easy to integrate into any sound setup.

            This is a real hands on product review from Ken @ Sam Ash Buffalo Grove

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            Weight 37.5 lbs.
            Dimensions 28.2"W x 8.9"H 23.6"D
            Mixer Type Digital
            Transport Controls Yes
            DAW Control Yes
            Series TF
            Model TF3
            Channels 24
            Frequency Response 20Hz-20kHz
            Phantom Power Yes
            EQ Parametric
            Computer Connectivity USB; 34x34 USB Audio Interface, 2-track recording via USB Storage Device
            Rackmountable No
            Mic Preamps 24
            Inputs-Line 24 mic/line (XLR/TRS combo) + 2 stereo line (RCA pin)
            Inputs-Digital USB
            Outputs-Main 16 (XLR)
            I/O Expansion Slots 1, NY64-D audio interface card
            Busses/Groups Aux Buses: 20 (8 mono + 6 stereo)
            Faders 25
            Effects Yes
            Warranty Info:

            The manufacturer's warranty covers parts for one year and labor for one year from date of purchase. The warranty excludes damage from misuse, abuse, and contains other exclusions.