Yamaha MG06X Mixer (3rd Generation)

6-Channel, with SPX Effects

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MG06X Mixer (3rd Generation)
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Overview

Completely redesigned for the 3rd Generation of MG mixers, the compact MG06X features 2 class leading Class A D-PRE microphone preamps and a range of Yamaha's acclaimed SPX effects.

Features

The MG06X has the following features:

  • 6-Channel Mixing Console
  • Max. 2 Mic / 6 Line Inputs (2 mono + 2 stereo)
  • 1 Stereo Bus
  • “D-PRE” mic preamps with an inverted Darlington circuit
  • High-grade effects: SPX with 6 programs
  • XLR balanced outputs
  • PAD switch on mono inputs
  • +48V phantom power
  • Metal chassis
  • Dimensions(W×H×D): 149 mm x 62 mm x 202 mm (5.9"x 2.4"x 7.9")
  • Net Weight: 0.9 kg (1.98 lbs.)

Specs

Outline
  • Mixing capability On-board processors SPX algorithm: 6 programs
  • I/O Phantom power +48 V
  • Input Channels
    Mono[MIC/LINE] 2
    Stereo[LINE] 2
  • Output Channels
    STEREO OUT 2
    PHONES 1
  • Bus Stereo: 1
  • Input Channel Function
    PAD 26 dB (Mono)
    HPF 80 Hz, 12 dB/oct (Mono)
    EQ HIGH (Mono) Gain: +15 dB/-15 dB, Frequency: 10 kHz shelving
    EQ LOW (Mono) Gain: +15 dB/-15 dB, Frequency: 100 Hz shelving
    PEAK LED LED turns on when post EQ signal reaches 3 dB below clipping
    Level Meter 2 x 7 -segment LED meter [PEAK, +6, +3, 0, -3, -10, -20 dB]
General specifications
  • Total harmonic distortion 0.01 % @ +8dBu (20 Hz to 20kHz), GAIN knob: Min, 0.003 % @ +18dBu (1kHz), GAIN knob: Min
  • Frequency response +0.5 dB/-0.5 dB (20 Hz to 20 kHz) , refer to the nominal output level @ 1 kHz, GAIN knob: Min
  • Hum & noise level
    Equivalent input noise -128 dBu (Mono Input Channel, Rs: 150Ω, GAIN knob: Max)
    Residual output noise -102 dBu (STEREO OUT, STEREO LEVEL knob: Min)
  • Crosstalk -88 dB
  • Power requirements PA-130 (DC12 V/1.0 A, Cable length = 1.8 m), 120 V, 60 Hz, MU18 (DC12 V/1.5 A, Cable length = 1.5 m), 100 V-240 V, 50 Hz/60 Hz or equivalent recommended by Yamaha
  • Power consumption 12 W
  • Dimensions
    W 149 mm (5.9")
    H 62 mm (2.4")
    D 202 mm (7.9")
  • Net weight 0.9 kg (1.98 lbs.)
  • Accessories
    Included Accessory: AC Adaptor, Owner’s Manual, Technical Specifications,
    Optional Accessory: Mic Stand Adaptor BMS-10A
  • Others Operating Temperature: 0 to +40˚C
Product IDYAM-MG06X
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Thank you for getting in touch. Whilst the MG06X does have built-in effects, those effects are only available on channels 1 and 2 of the mixer. Neither channel 1 or 2 have a pan control which would prevent you from using them for your Silent Piano's output (without merging the left and right channels of the piano - which would likely degrade the overall sound quality or cause significant unwanted phasing artefacts in the sound).

Instead, we'd recommend the MG10XU (link below). As well as a far greater range of effects and a convenient way to connect to a Mac, Windows PC or iPad for recording via the USB socket, crucially the MG10XU offers effects send level on every channel.

Using a cable with a stereo (TRS) jack plug on one end, and either two mono (left and right) jacks or two mono (left and right) RCA phono plugs on the other (link below), you'd be able to connect your Silent Piano to the stereo channels 5/6 or 7/8 on the MG10XU.

Alternatively, if you wanted to increase the signal level of the piano sound or add a level of compression, you could use the individual channels 1 and 2 for the left and right piano channels respectively - you'd want to use the pan controls to set channel 1 to hard-left, and channel 2 to hard-right.

You can control the level of effect (eg reverb) in the following ways:

  • The amount of signal going from the original channel to the effects system
  • The type of effect the effect system is set to (eg 'Reverb Hall 1' or 'Reverb Stage 2')
  • The amount of signal coming out of the effects system and back into the overall mix

This means you can control the amount of reverb without changing the master volume control.

Suggested setup for the MG10XU Mixer:

MG10XU settings and connections for a Silent Piano with stereo output