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Yamaha MG16XU 16 Channel Mixer with USB & SPX Effects

Equipped with a USB audio interface & state-of-the-art SPX Digital Effects, the Yamaha MG16XU gives you the tools you need to produce high quality sound that is uniquely your own.


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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
MGXU Series mixing consoles feature flexible digital connectivity for quick and easy high resolution 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 MG16XU 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 MG16XU 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 MG16XU 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.

Rack Mount Kit Included
Easily adaptable to a diverse range of installed and portable applications, the 16- and 20- channel models of the MG Series includes rack ears, giving you the option of a rack-mounted or desk-top configuration. Extremely durable, their sleek design makes safe, stable placement of your console hassle-free, keeping setup time and effort to a minimum.

Built to last
The Yamaha MG 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.

  • 16-Channel Mixing Console
  • Max. 10 Mic / 16 Line Inputs (8 mono + 4 stereo)
  • 4 GROUP Buses + 1 Stereo Bus
  • 4 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
  • Rack Mount Kit Included
  • Metal chassis
  • Dimensions(W×H×D): 444 mm x 130 mm x 500 mm (17.5" x 5.1" x 19.7")
  • Net Weight: 6.8 kg (15.0 lbs.)

Order your Yamaha MG16XU 16 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:

    MG16XU Mixer
    Power Cable
    Owner’s Manual
    Rack-mount kit
    Cubase AI Download Information
    Technical Specifications

I would buy this again


This has been an amazing piece of equipment



Awesome piece of mixer.


I wanted MG12XU however my friend strongly recommend MG16XU and did not regret it. A little too pricy to me but the usability is worth it. I have not used it to the fullest but I'm sure I will.


Victorville, CA


Yamaha is great for your studio or home podcast/radio show.


This mixer is bigger than my old one, also a Yamaha. It really does the job when I have four or more guests on my radio show. Who needs a studio size mixer that is used for most radio broadcast when Yamaha makes one that is easy to set up and implement. My show is broadcast all over the world, including on iHeart. No one would know I produce the show myself, and with my own equipment that I purchased from Sam Ash.



Yes I would


Good quality product, I can't wait to learn all the features that it offers.



Super Happy!!


I am extremely happy with my purchase. Great service and a great deal on a top shelf product. I'll be back again!!



I would buy and recommend this mixer to anyone.


This mixer has everything we need to upgrade our Church sound system. Very clean and easy to uses.



Love the Yamaha over the other options.


Great mixer upgraded from the one smaller and it was a perfect upgrade with the extra channels and compression on all the channels. Sales man Zach was the best.



User friendly board


This board is easy to use. Used it for live gig the first time out of the box.



Love the our mixer


Can't tell you how happy we are with this mixer, but I may be in the market for a larger version soon. I probably just need to learn ALL OF IT'S OPTIONS first! : )



I recommend this mixer.


Larger mixer than I normally use. Needed more mics for a party and band I put together. It worked out great. I did need some assistance from the Sam Ash salesman that sold this to me. He did a great job. Thanks



MG16XU 16 Channel Mixer with USB & SPX Effects

4.7 34


Phantom Power Yes
Series MG
Model MG16XU
Channels 16
EQ Yes
Computer Connectivity USB
Weight 15 lbs.
Dimensions 17.5"W x 5.1"H x 19.7"D
Mixer Type Analog
Transport Controls No
DAW Control No
Rackmountable Yes
Mic Preamps 10
Inputs-Line 16
Inputs-Other Stereo RCA (Ch's 13/14 & 15/16); Footswtich Effects: ON/OFF
Outputs-Main Stereo: XLR, 1/4"
Aux Sends 4
Busses/Groups 5
Faders 16
Channel Inserts N/A
Effects Yes
Outputs-Other Stereo Monitor: 1/4"; Stereo Headphones: 1/4"
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