Yamaha MW12 Owner's Manual

31 pages manual for Yamaha MW12 Musical Instrument, Music Mixer

Yamaha MW12 Musical Instrument, Music Mixer Manual

Manufacturer: Yamaha

Category of Device: Musical Instrument, Music Mixer

Document: Yamaha MW12 Owner's Manual, File Type: PDF

Count of Pages: 31

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Yamaha MW12 Manual Page 1 Page 1 EN DE FR ES English Deutsch Français Español Owner’s ManualBedienungsanleitungMode d’emploiManual de instrucciones ...

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Yamaha MW12 Manual Page 2 Page 2 MW12CX/MW12C   Owner’s Manual 2 * This applies only to products distributed by Yamaha-Kemble Music (U.K.) Ltd. (2 wires) * This applies only to products distributed by YAMAHA CORPORATION OF AMERICA. (FCC DoC) IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR THE UNITED KINGDOM Connecting the Plug and Cord IMPORTANT.  The wires in this mains lead are coloured in accordance with the following code: BLUE    :  NEUTRAL BROWN :  LIVE As the colours of the wires in the mains lead of this apparatus may not correspond with the coloure...

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Yamaha MW12 Manual Page 3 Page 3 MW12CX/MW12C   Owner’s Manual 3 PRECAUTIONS PLEASE READ CAREFULLY BEFORE PROCEEDING  * Please keep this manual in a safe place for future reference.  WARNING Always follow the basic precautions listed below to avoid the possibility of serious injury or even death from electrical shock, short-circuiting, damages, fire or other hazards. These precautions include, but are not limited to, the following: • Only use the voltage specified as correct for the device. The required voltage is  printed on the name plate of the device. • Use only...

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Yamaha MW12 Manual Page 4 Page 4 MW12CX/MW12C   Owner’s Manual 4 Always turn the power off when the device is not in use.  Even when the power switch is in the “STANDBY” position, electricity is still flowing to the device at the minimum level. When you are not using the device for a long time, make sure you unplug the power cord from the wall AC outlet. The performance of components with moving contacts, such as switches, volume controls, and connectors, deteriorates over time. Consult qualifi ed Yamaha service personnel about replacing defective components. The MW mixe...

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Yamaha MW12 Manual Page 5 Page 5 MW12CX/MW12C   Owner’s Manual 5 Introduction...........................................5 Features...........................................................5 Contents...........................................................5 Before Turning on the Mixer ............................6 Turning the Power On/OFF..............................6 Computer System Requirements.....................6 Cubase AI 4 System Requirements.................6 ■ Mixer Basics................................ 7 Quick Guide .....................................

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Yamaha MW12 Manual Page 6 Page 6 Introduction MW12CX/MW12C   Owner’s Manual 6 1 Be sure that the mixer’s power switch is in the STANDBY position. Use only the included power adaptor (PA-20) oran equivalent recommended by Yamaha. Use of adifferent adaptor may result in equipment dam-age, overheating, or fire. 2 Connect the power adaptor to the AC ADAPTOR INconnector ( q ) on the rear of the mixer, and then turn the fastening ring clockwise ( w ) to secure the connection. 3 Plug the power adaptor into a standard householdpower outlet. • Be sure to unplug t...

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Yamaha MW12 Manual Page 7 Page 7 Mixer Basics MW12CX/MW12C   Owner’s Manual 7 Quick Guide This quick setup and operation guide covers everything from installing the Cubase AI 4 software tousing Cubase AI 4 for recording and mixdown. While going through this section you might find it useful to also refer to the “Front and Rear Panels” section on page 16, as well as the pdf manual supplied with the Cubase AI 4 software. Since the End-User Software License Agreement (EUSLA) shown on your PC-display in your installing the “DAW” software is replaced by the agreement at the end...

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Yamaha MW12 Manual Page 8 Page 8 Quick Guide MW12CX/MW12C   Owner’s Manual Mixer Basics 8 3 Connecting Microphones and/or Instru-ments. F or details on making connections refer to the “Setup”  section on page 15 and the “Front & Rear P anels” sec- tion on page 16. To prevent loud pops and noises, turn on the power to your sound gear starting with the sources (instruments, CD players, etc.) and end-ing with the power amplifier or powered speakers. Example : Instruments, microphones, and CD players first, then  the mixer, and finally the p...

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Yamaha MW12 Manual Page 9 Page 9 Mixer Basics Quick Guide MW12CX/MW12C   Owner’s Manual 9 Level Adjustment 1 The first step is to set the level controls onall instruments and other sources appro-priately. 2 Adjust the channel GAIN controls so thatthe corresponding PEAK indicators flashbriefly on the highest peak levels. (GAINcontrols are not provided on the stereochannels—9/10 and 11/12). 3 Engage the ON and REC switches of the input channels that you would like to record. 4 Make sure that the PFL switch is off ( ),  and that the MONITOR switch is set to REC ( ). 5 Ra...

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Yamaha MW12 Manual Page 10 Page 10 Quick Guide MW12CX/MW12C   Owner’s Manual Mixer Basics 10 This section describes the procedure for recording to the Cubase AI 4 software we installed earlier via the MW mixer. For details on operation of the Cubase AI 4 software refer to the pdf-format manual provided with the software. Cubase AI 4 Setup 1 Launch Cubase AI 4. Windows: Click [Start]  → [All Program] → [Steinberg Cubase AI  4]  → [Cubase AI 4] to launch the program. If the ASIO  Multimedia dialog window appears, click [Yes]. Macintosh: ...

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Yamaha MW12 Manual Page 11 Page 11 Mixer Basics Quick Guide MW12CX/MW12C   Owner’s Manual 11 4 The ASIO Direct Sound Full Duplex Setupdialog box will be displayed. Check onlythe input port and output port [USB AudioCODEC] checkbox. 5 Make sure that “USB Audio CODEC 1/2” are shown in the [Port System Name] field, and check the [Visible] column in the Device Setup window. Click [OK] to close the window. If the [Port System Name] field does not change, close and restart the Cubase AI 4, then open the Device Setup window. 6 Select [New Project] from the [F...

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Yamaha MW12 Manual Page 12 Page 12 Quick Guide MW12CX/MW12C   Owner’s Manual Mixer Basics 12 Preparing to Record 1 Click in the track list (the area in which the track names are displayed) to select a track to record on. The various settings for the selected track are available  in the Inspector on the left side of the display. You will normally use a stereo track when recording synthesizers, and a monaural track when recording vocals or guitar. 2 Click the Input Routing field in the Inspec-tor to select the audio input source. Select“Stereo In 1” for a stereo t...

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Yamaha MW12 Manual Page 13 Page 13 Mixer Basics Quick Guide MW12CX/MW12C   Owner’s Manual 13 4 To hear playback of the track you have justrecorded, use either the Transport panel[Rewind] button or the ruler to rewind tothe beginning of the recorded section, thenclick the Transport panel [Start] button. The overall playback level will be displayed via the mas- ter section bus level meter on the right side of the mixer  window, and the channel level will be displayed via the  channel strip level meter. • Click the [Narrow/Wide] button in the upper left cor...

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Yamaha MW12 Manual Page 14 Page 14 Quick Guide MW12CX/MW12C   Owner’s Manual Mixer Basics 14 4 Drag the pan controls on the top of thechannel strips left and right to set the ste-reo position of each track. 5 At this point you can begin to use EQ torefine your mix, and add effects. As an example let’s try adding reverb. Click the [Edit]  button ( ) on the left side of the channel strip to  open the VST audio channel settings window. Click  Insert 1 and select Earlier VST Plug-ins  → Reverb →  RoomWorks SE. For further details refer to ...

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Yamaha MW12 Manual Page 15 Page 15 Reference MW12CX/MW12C   Owner’s Manual 15 Setup DI Foot Switch (YAMAHA FC5) Recorder Synthesizer CD Player Microphone Powered Speakers Powered Monitor  Speakers Bass Headphones Guitar Effect Processor Effect Processor (exciter) Powered Monitor  Speaker MW12CX Personal Computer Reference ...

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Yamaha MW12 Manual Page 16 Page 16 MW12CX/MW12C   Owner’s Manual Reference 16 Front & Rear Panels The following applies to both the MW12CX and MW12C. In cases where different features need tobe described for each model, the MW12CX feature will be described first, followed by the MW12Cfeature in brackets: MW12CX (MW12C). Channel Control Section 1 MIC Input Jacks (CHs 1 to 4, 5/6, 7/8) These are balanced XLR-type microphone input jacks (1:Ground; 2:Hot; 3:Cold). 2 LINE Input Jacks (CHs 1 to 4) These are balanced TRS phone-jack line inputs (T:Hot; R:Cold; S:Ground).You can c...

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Yamaha MW12 Manual Page 17 Page 17 Reference Front & Rear Panels MW12CX/MW12C   Owner’s Manual 17 6 GAIN Control Adjusts the input signal level.To achieve the best balance between S/N ratio and dynamicrange, adjust the level so that the PEAK indicator  9  lights only occasionally and briefly on the highest input transients.The -60 to -16 scale is the MIC input adjustment range. The-34 to +10 scale is the LINE input adjustment range. 7  Switch (High Pass Filter) This switch toggles the HPF on or off. To turn the HPF on,press the switch in ( ). The HPF c...

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Yamaha MW12 Manual Page 18 Page 18 Front & Rear Panels MW12CX/MW12C   Owner’s Manual Reference 18 Master Control Section 1 2TR IN Jacks These RCA pin jacks can be used to input a stereo soundsource. Use these jacks when you want to connect a CDplayer directly to the mixer. • Select where you want to send the signal using the 2TR IN/USB switch  E , and adjust the signal level using the 2TR IN/USB control in the Master Controlsection. • A  signals input via both the 2TR IN input and the USB input are mixed. 2 REC OUT 1 (L, R) Jacks These are RCA pin jacks that can ...

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Yamaha MW12 Manual Page 19 Page 19 Reference Front & Rear Panels MW12CX/MW12C   Owner’s Manual 19 8 PHONES Jack Connect a pair of headphones to this TRS phone jack. ThePHONES jack outputs the same signal as the MONITOROUT jacks. 9 PHANTOM +48 V Switch This switch toggles phantom power on and off. When theswitch is on the mixer supplies +48V phantom power to allchannels that have XLR mic input jacks (CHs 1–4, 5/6, 7/8).Turn this switch on when using one or more phantom-pow-ered condenser microphones. When this switch is on the mixer supplies DC +48 Vpower to pins 2 ...

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Yamaha MW12 Manual Page 20 Page 20 Front & Rear Panels MW12CX/MW12C   Owner’s Manual Reference 20 Digital Effect * Only the MW12CX has digital effects. 4 3 5 7 2 6 1 MW12CX 1 FOOT SWITCH Jack A Yamaha FC5 foot switch (sold separately) can be connected to this jack and used to toggle the digital effects ON and OFF. 2 PROGRAM Dial Selects one of the 16 internal ef fects. See page 21 for details about the internal effects. 3 PARAMETER Control Adjusts the parameter (depth, speed, etc.) for the selected effect.The last value used with each effect type is saved. When you change to a different...

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Yamaha MW12 Manual Page 21 Page 21 Reference Front & Rear Panels MW12CX/MW12C   Owner’s Manual 21 Digital Effect Program List * “LFO” stands for Low Frequency Oscillator. An LFO is normally used to modulate another signal, determining the modulation speed and  waveform shape. Jack List * These jacks will also accept connection to monaural phone Connectors. If you use monaural phone connectors,  the connection will be unbalanced. No Program Parameter Description 1 REVERB HALL 1 REVERB TIME Reverb simulating a large space such as a concert hall. 2 REVERB ...

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Yamaha MW12 Manual Page 22 Page 22 MW12CX/MW12C   Owner’s Manual Reference 22 Troubleshooting The MW mixer won’t turn on. ❑ Is the included adaptor properly plugged into both the mixer and an appropriate AC wall outlet? The system doesn’t work properly. ❑ Are the USB cable and all necessary audio cables properly connected?❑ Are you using a USB hub? USB hubs can interfere with proper operation, so try connecting the MW mixer directly to aUSB port on the computer. If the computer has multiple USB ports, try a different USB port. ❑ Are you using other USB device...

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Yamaha MW12 Manual Page 23 Page 23 Reference Troubleshooting MW12CX/MW12C   Owner’s Manual 23 The level meter doesn’t show the output signal level. ❑ Are the PFL switches for the channels you are not using turned on? The sound is inter-mittent or distorted. ❑ Is the PEAK indicator flashing read? You might have to lower GAIN control or channel fader levels to avoid distortion. ❑ Are you applying the effects and compressor at an appropriate level? You might have to lower EFFECT RTN fader, ETTECT control and COMP control levels. ❑ Does the computer you are using m...

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Yamaha MW12 Manual Page 24 Page 24 MW12CX/MW12C   Owner’s Manual Reference 90 Specifications ■ Electrical Specifications ■ General Specifications All faders are nominal if not specified.Output impedance of signal generator: 150 ohms * The MW12CX feature is described first, followed by the MW12C feature in brackets: MW12CX (MW12C) MIN TYP MAX UNIT Frequency Response STEREO OUT GAIN: min (CHs 1–7/8) 20 Hz–20 kHzNominal output level @1 kHzInput: CHs 1 to 11/12, RETURN, 2TR IN -3.0 0.0 1.0 dB REC OUT2 EFFECT/AUX (AUX1, 2*) SEND MONITOR OUT, REC ...

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Yamaha MW12 Manual Page 25 Page 25 Reference Specifications MW12CX/MW12C   Owner’s Manual 91 ■ Analog Input Specifications Where 0 dBu = 0.775 Vrms and 0 dBV= 1 Vrms * Sensitivity : The lowest level that will produce an output of +4 dB (1.23 V), or the nominal output level when the unit is set to  the maximum level. (All faders and level controls are at their maximum position.) ■ Analog Output Specifications Where 0 dBu = 0.775 Vrms and 0 dBV= 1 Vrms * The MW12CX feature is described first, followed by the MW12C feature in br...

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Yamaha MW12 Manual Page 26 Page 26 Specifications MW12CX/MW12C   Owner’s Manual Reference 92 ■ Dimensional Diagrams * Specifications and descriptions in this owner’s manual are for information purposes only.  Yamaha Corp. reserves the right to change or modify products or specifications at any time without prior notice. Since specifications, equipment or options may not be the same in every locale, please check with your Yamaha dealer. 346.2 433.9 86.1 436.6 79.6 2 Unit: mm MW12CX ...

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Yamaha MW12 Manual Page 27 Page 27 Reference Specifications MW12CX/MW12C   Owner’s Manual 93 ■ Block Diagram and Level Diagram RETURN [+4dBu] [-7.8dBu] 2TR IN [-10dBV] R MIC L R A UX *1 [-14dBu] [-14dBu] EFFECT  *1 EFFECT RETURN BA MIC [-60 to -16dBu] LINE INSER T I/O [-34 to +10dBu] [0dBu] CH INPUT (CH1 to 4) [-60 to -16dBu] (CH5/6, 7/8) ST CH INPUT [-34 to +10dBu] [-34 to +10dBu] LINE R LINE L/MONO HA HA HPF [0dBu] HPF HPF HA [-34 to +10dBu] HPF [0dBu] [6 to 50dB] GAIN T rim ST CH INPUT (CH9/10, 11/12) [-10dBu] [16 to 60dB] GAIN T rim [0dBu] L R R L/MONO RETURN [+4dBu] 2TR IN [-10dBV]...

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Yamaha MW12 Manual Page 28 Page 28 MW12CX/MW12C   Owner’s Manual 94 About the accessory disk SPECIAL NOTICE • The software included in the accessory disk and the  copyrights thereof are under exclusive ownership by Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH. • Use of the software and this manual is governed by the  license agreement which the purchaser fully agrees to upon breaking the seal of the software packaging. (Please read carefully the Software Licensing Agreement at the end of this manual before installing the applica-tion.) • Copying of the software...

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Yamaha MW12 Manual Page 29 Page 29 MW12CX/MW12C   Owner’s Manual 95 2. RESTRICTIONS • You may not engage in reverse engineering, disassem- bly, decompilation or otherwise deriving a source code form of the SOFTWARE by any method whatsoever. • You may not reproduce, modify, change, rent, lease, or  distribute the SOFTWARE in whole or in part, or create derivative works of the SOFTWARE. • You may not electronically transmit the SOFTWARE from  one computer to another or share the SOFTWARE in a network with other computers. • You ma...

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Yamaha MW12 Manual Page 30 Page 30 For details of products, please contact your nearest Yamaha representative or the authorized distributor listed below. Pour plus de détails sur les produits, veuillez-vous adresser à Yamaha ou au distributeur le plus proche de vous figurant dans la liste suivante. Die Einzelheiten zu Produkten sind bei Ihrer unten aufgeführten Niederlassung und bei Yamaha Vertragshändlern in den jeweiligen Bestimmungsländern erhältlich. Para detalles sobre productos, contacte su tienda Yamaha más cercana o el distribuidor autori...

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