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Yamaha MGP12X Live Sound Mixer
12-Channels, 4 Bus, Dual Effects

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The new Yamaha MGP12X live sound mixer offers the simple and familiar touch of an analog mixer, with the clarity and versatility of digital. This is a unique approach taken by Yamaha towards the use of digital technologies in a mixer, using simple, analog-style controls with a consistent and familiar feel throughout.

If you have been in the live sound business for awhile, you know that Yamaha has a reputation for building dependable and well made products. The new MGP mixer series is one of their latest offerings in audio mixers. Our Andy has been selling Yamaha mixers continuously since 1975, and he can attest to their quality and reliability. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to give us a call.

New Digital Preamps
The preamp is where sound creation begins in your PA system, so Yamaha decided to use studio-grade, discrete Class-A mic preamps. These digital mic preamps were initially intended for use with Yamaha's high-end recording gear, and they determine the character and quality of your overall mix. They capture the full range of your musical expression with audio that you do not normally hear! These studio-grade discrete Class-A mic preamps set the MGP apart, clearly defining a class all its own.

Stereo Hybrid Channel
The new hybrid channel utilizes a powerful, proprietary DSP to provide three essential features that are staples of both installed and live sound applications.

Priority Ducker
The Priority Ducker in the MGP12X allows a microphone to take priority over another sound source automatically, just by speaking into the mic. Stop talking and the other sound source is brought back to its original level, therefore no console operator is required for this simple yet valuable function. You can even adjust the ducker attenuation of sound source depending on your preferences.

Leveler
Is an intelligent compressor that “auto levels” different tracks from a sound source that vary in volume, providing a more pleasurable listening experience. Ideal for small events with unattended operation of your console, Yamaha's proprietary DSP algorithm allows for extended play time without the worry of fluctuating volume levels distracting your listeners.

The Stereo Image
The Stereo Image function seamlessly narrows the pan balance of the stereo sound source so that audiences spread over a wide area can enjoy a comfortably blended mix. This is particularly helpful for installed sound applications that requires background music. Using either of the two optimized settings—MONO and BLEND— Stereo Image ensures that everyone is in the "sweet spot" by providing a more optimally mixed sound to the entire space.

Dual Digital Effects
The MGP12X audio mixer features two separate studio-grade effects processors: REV-X and SPX. Yamaha's high-end REV-X reverb offers three very musical and natural high-resolution reverb effects: Hall, Room and Plate—a first for any Yamaha analog mixer. For more sound-shaping possibilities, Yamaha's renowned SPX digital multi-effect processor provides a useful selection of 16 advanced digital effects with editable parameters. Both processors can be used simultaneously, giving you multiple musical tools to adjust your sound

Digital Connectivity for iPod/iPhone
The Yamaha MGP12X lets you integrate your Apple devices into your audio mix. The iPod and iPhone integration with the MGP offers you much more than simple playback. With a single connection your Apple device is transformed into a flexible controller, giving you more detailed control of the MGP12X audio mixer.

The Yamaha MGP Editor is a free software application that gives you additional control of your console's DSP settings via your iPod/iPhone. It has a simple and intuitive graphic display, and gives you detailed control of your REV-X and SPX effects parameters, as well as Hybrid Channel's Priority Ducker, Leveler and iPod/iPhone’s playback settings.

A direct digital connection offers a much higher level of quality with more detail and clarity than typical analog inputs can provide, so Yamaha included a USB input on the MGP12X.

X-pressive EQ
To capture those vintage sounds loved by many, Yamaha developed VCM (Virtual Circuit Modeling). These effects are used in Yamaha's high-end professional digital mixers, and produce the warmth and musicality of classic vintage EQs and provide complete control of every aspect of your sonic palette.

One Knob Compressors
The MGP12X mixer features Yamaha's newly upgraded 1-knob compressors that features LED indicators allowing you to visually monitor when the compression “kicks in” on each channel. One-knob compression is a Yamaha invention, but it is now a popular feature on many compact mixing consoles. These smart compressors set compression to a wide variety of input sources with the touch of a single control - no complex formulas to follow.

Metal Chassis
The Yamaha MGP12X has a rugged, impact-resistant, powder-coated steel chassis that can endure the rigors of the road. The chassis has a sleek design for optimal cooling, and the internal layout separates the power supply from the analog circuitry for superior noise reduction. The knob placement ensures that any impact or pressure on the knobs will be absorbed by the chassis and not the circuit board or potentiometers underneath.

Integrated Rack Ears
The MGP12X easily meets the demands of installed and portable applications using the integrated rack ears. They provide safe, stable protection for your console. The built-in rack ears give you the option of a rack-mounted or desk-top setup.

Internal Universal Power Supply
You can plug in with confidence in any region with 100V-240V power thanks to our highly-efficient internal universal power supply. With its multi-voltage design, the MGP ensures worry-free operation in potentially damaging environments with fluctuating power levels. An Internal power supply also simplifies rack mounting of the console at installed applications, with no use for a bulky adapter or additional connections.

Yamaha MGP12X Live Sound Mixer Features:

  • Studio-grade Discrete Class A “D-PRE” Mic Preamps with an Inverted Darlington Circuit
  • Musical X-pressive EQ based on Yamaha’s famed VCM Technology
  • Professional 1-knob Compressors with LED Indicators
  • High-grade Dual Digital Effects Processors: Advanced REV-X and Classic SPX
  • Stereo Hybrid Channels utilizing a Powerful, Proprietary DSP
  • Digital Connectivity for iPod/iPhone
  • MGP Editor for Detailed Control of the Console's DSP settings via iPod/iPhone
  • Rugged, Impact-resistant, Powder-coated Metal Chassis
  • Integrated Rack-ears for Easy Rack Mounting
  • Internal Universal Power Supply for World-wide Use
  • 6 Mic Inputs with 48V Phantom Power and HPF per Channel
  • 12 Line Inputs (4 mono and 4 stereo)
  • Additional 2TR Inputs Provided to Accept the Output from Analog Devices or iPod/iPhone
  • 2 AUX Sends + 2 FX Sends
  • 4 GROUP Buses + ST Bus

Specifications

OutlineMGP12XMGP16X
Mixing capabilityMixing channels12 Line Inputs (4 mono and 4 stereo)16 Line Inputs (8 mono and 4 stereo)
GROUP4 GROUP Buses + ST Bus4 GROUP Buses + ST Bus
AUX2 AUX Sends + 2 FX Sends2 AUX Sends + 2 FX Sends
Input channel functionsCompressor CH1-4,HPF(100Hz 12dB/oct), CH EQ(MONO) ±15dB(Max.):High 8kHz shelving/ Mid 250Hz-5kHz peaking(CH1-4,9-12)/ Low 125Hz shelving, CH EQ(STEREO) ±15dB(Max.):High 8kHz shelving/ Mid 2.5kHz peaking(CH5-8)/ Low 125Hz shelvingCompressor CH1-8,HPF(100Hz 12dB/oct), CH EQ(MONO) ±15dB(Max.):High 8kHz shelving/ Mid 250Hz-5kHz peaking(CH1-8,13-16)/ Low 125Hz shelving, CH EQ(STEREO) ±15dB(Max.):High 8kHz shelving/ Mid 2.5kHz peaking(CH9-12)/ Low 125Hz shelving
On-board processorsFX1:REV-X(8 PROGRAM, PARAMETER control), FX2:SPX (16 PROGRAM, PARAMETER control) FX1:REV-X(8 PROGRAM, PARAMETER control), FX2:SPX (16 PROGRAM, PARAMETER control)
I/OMic inputsMIC:6 (100Hz 12dB/oct)MIC: 10
Phantom power48V phantom power per channel48V phantom power per channel
Line inputsLINE: 4mono+4stereo, CH INSERT IN: 4, RETURN: 1stereo, 2TR IN: 1 stereoLINE: 8mono+4stereo, CH INSERT: 8, RETURN: 1stereo, 2TR IN: 1 stereo
Digital I/OUSB Audio USB IN: iPod, iPhone exclusiveUSB Audio USB IN: iPod, iPhone exclusive
General specificationsMGP12XMGP16X
Total harmonic distortion0.02% (20Hz-20kHz@ +14dBu)0.02% (20Hz-20kHz@ +14dBu)
Frequency response+0.5/-1.0dB 20Hz - 20kHz, refer to the nominal output level @1kHz+0.5/-1.0dB 20Hz - 20kHz, refer to the nominal output level @1kHz
Hum & noise levelEquivalent input noise-128 dBu (20Hz–20 kHz, Rs=150Ω, Input Gain = Maximum)-128 dBu (20Hz–20 kHz, Rs=150Ω, Input Gain = Maximum)
Residual output noise-102 dBu (20Hz–20 kHz, Rs=150Ω, Input Gain = Maximum)-102 dBu (20Hz–20 kHz, Rs=150Ω, Input Gain = Maximum)
Crosstalk-74dB @ 1kHz-74dB @ 1kHz
Power requirements100-240V 50Hz/60Hz100-240V 50Hz/60Hz
Power consumption45W max55W max
DimensionsW13.6 inches
17.4 inches
H5.6 inches
5.6 inches
D19.4
19.4 inches
Net weight16.5 lbs
19.8 lbs

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