Great Mixer with Easy Recording!If you want to get into recording on your computer, these mixers from Yamaha are a brain-dead really simple solution. The MW10 and MW12 rig packages include a first-class Yamaha mixer with a built-in USB audio interface, plus a complete suite of music production software tools. The hardware mixers provide 10 or 12 ins with four or six ultra-low noise microphone preamps. Each channel features pan, EQ, and a high-pass filter. Inserts are included for connecting outboard compression, gates, or other effects, and aux sends allow you to add effects or send a monitor mix.
Yamaha MW10 at a Glance:
- Mixer in Section
- Mixer Master Section
- USB Studio
Connect the MW to a USB terminal on your laptop or desktop computer, and you've got an instant, premium audio recording studio in-a-box. The MW delivers true plug-and-play USB audio input/output interfacing, and lets you easily mix your audio sources down to two-track stereo for recording to computer. The MW package includes Steinbergs Cubase LE - a cross-platform software that sports a complete audio/MIDI recording solution, plus video playback and music notation capabilities. A low-latency ASIO driver is available for free download at our website, giving you optimum performance and letting you use VST plug-in instruments and effects in genuine time. Cubase LE has over 40 built-in VST instruments and effects, but you can add more as your needs grow.
Mixer Input Section
The MW10 offers a total of 10 ins, including four ultra-low-noise microphone preamps. The MW12 has even more - 12 inputs, with six microphone pre amps. These high-performance balanced inputs also have a phantom power switch, allowing you to take advantage of the superior sonic quality of professional-level condenser microphones. These mixers accept just about any source you want to plug into them, with a full wide range of input connectors - including balanced XLR, 1/4" phone jacks and RCA pin jacks. Comprehensive sound shaping is also built-in with pan controls, 3-band EQ and 80 Hz high-pass filters (to cut hum and bass noise) on each channel strip. The MW sports insert patch points - for two channels on the MW10, and four on the MW12 - letting you put external compressors and EQ into the signal path, and process your vocals or guitar as needed.
Mixer Master Section
These versatile mixers are also fully equipped for your external processing and monitoring needs. Two AUX send/return buses let you apply further signal processing on each channel - for example, with your favorite external reverb and delay units, or other effects devices. In addition to the main stereo outs, the MW features separate headphone, control room and recording outputs as well, giving you plenty of options for lots of monitoring and recording jobs. And visual monitoring of the out level is made accurate and really simple with the bright 12-segment level meters.
Cubase LE is a full-featured music production software based on the award-winning Cubase SX and SL programs. It offers up to 48 simultaneous audio tracks and 64 MIDI tracks, plus a bunch of VST plug-in software synths and effects, plus full VSTi compatibility, with support for up to eight VST instruments. Cubase LE combines strong audio and MIDI recording features with pro editing and effects, and is compatible with both the Mac and Windows PC platforms. Since Cubase LE projects are completely upward compatible with the pro level Cubase SX and SL, you can still use your LE songs if and when you decide to upgrade. Cubase LE is the perfect way to enter the world of computer-based recording, giving you all the tools to produce pro level recordings - quickly and easily - while providing a system that you can expand into the future!
Yamaha MW10 Features:
- High Pass Filter 80kHz 12dB/Octave
- CH EQ ±15dB
- High: 10kHz (shelving)
- Mid: 2.5kHz (peaking)
- Low: 100Hz (shelving)
- Phantom Power +48V
- Digital Input/Output USB Audio1.1, 44.1/48kHz 16bit, USB B type
- Included Rack mount Ears
- In: 4 x XLR, 8 x 1/4", 6 x RCA
- Aux Sends and Returns
- 2 Inserts
- Out: 1/4", RCA