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Yamaha MG124CX 12-Input Stereo Mixer with Compression and Effects 889406721944

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For applications requiring up to 12 input channels, the Yamaha MG124CX mixer offers stunning MG Series sound plus an extra margin of signal-routing versatility. The MG124CX features a high-performance... Click To Read More About This Product

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For applications requiring up to 12 input channels, the Yamaha MG124CX mixer offers stunning MG Series sound plus an extra margin of signal-routing versatility. The MG124CX features a high-performance digital multi-effect processor built-in, giving you everything you need in one compact, powerful package.

In spite of the fact that it has 12 channels, four buses, and a wealth of advanced features, the MG124CX is small and light enough (only 2.9 kilograms) to be tucked under an arm and set up just about anywhere. This remarkable sound mixer provides significant space savings along with huge performance benefits.

Flexible 12-input Configuration
The MG124CX both has a total of 12 input channels - four mono microphone/line inputs and four stereo line inputs. Two of the stereo line inputs can also function as mono microphone inputs, giving you up to six simultaneous mono microphone inputs when needed. Gain trim covers a wide -60dB to -16dB range for microphone input, and -34dB to +10dB for line input.

Comprehensive, Easy-access Connector Panel
Top-mounted input and output connectors make setting up and re-patching your system quick and easy. Both models feature high- quality Neutrik balanced XLR connectors on all four mono microphone/line channels and two of the stereo channels. The XLR-equipped stereo channels can accept mono microphone input either via the XLR or phone jack connectors. The remaining stereo channels provide phone jack and pin jack connectors for compatibility with a wide range of sources. The four mono input channels also feature insert I/O connectors that let you patch external signal processing gear into those channels as required. Separate pin-jack 2TR inputs are provided to accept the output from a CD player or similar stereo source.

Six High-Performance Microphone Preamplifiers with Switchable Phantom Power
The microphone preamplifiers in any mixer are critical to its overall performance. The microphone preamps built into the MG mixers inherit technology from Yamaha's top-line professional consoles, and have been painstakingly designed to deliver superior sonic performance with any dynamic or condenser microphone. All six microphone preamps feature switchable phantom power so you can take advantage of the natural, extended response of high-quality condenser microphones. A single switch turns phantom power on or off for all microphone channels.

Built-in Channel Compressors
Built-in channel dynamics is usually only found on high-end (and very expensive) consoles. The MG124CX features Yamaha's innovative one-knob compression feature on mono input channels 1 through 4. This advanced feature can be a tremendous advantage in achieving great vocal sound. It can also be used to refine the sound of bass, guitar, and other sources. Conventional audio compressors with their threshold, ratio, knee, makeup gain and other controls can be complex and time-consuming to set appropriately for a given source. Yamaha's one-knob compressor eliminates the need for an engineering degree with a single control that lets you simply dial in the amount of compression you want.

3-Band Channel EQ and High-pass Filter
Yamaha has decades of experience in building truly useful, musical equalization into successful pro consoles, and the channel equalizers in MG-series mixers carry on without compromise. Channels 1, 2, 3, 4, 5/6, and 7/8 feature full 3-band equalizers with LOW, MID, and HIGH controls, while 9/10 and 11/12 have 2-band EQ for smooth equalization of stereo sources.

Four Buses (Stereo and Group)
In addition to the main stereo bus the MG124CX features a stereo group bus and outputs that can be used for convenient channel grouping. Assign switches for the stereo and group buses are located next to each channel fader.

Illuminated Channel ON Switches
All input channels feature illuminated channel ON switches chat can be used to individually add or remove channels from the mix without having to change the positions of the channel faders. The effect channel on the MG124CX also has its own ON switch.

Effect/Aux Sends
The MG124CX has pre/post switchable AUX sends on all channels as well as EFFECT send controls that adjust the level of the signal sent to the mixer's internal multi-effect system.

Stereo, Control Room, Monitor, and Headphone Outputs
Located above the mixer's master controls, on the convenient easy-access connector panel, are the main stereo output connectors, phone-jack monitor output connectors, pin-jack recording outputs, and a stereo headphone jack. These versatile mixers offer plenty of connectivity for a wide range of applications.

Bright 12-segment Meters for Visual Level Monitoring
Accurate visual level monitoring can help you achieve maximum signal-to-noise ratio without distortion. The MG mixer's bright, easy-to-read 12-segment LED meters make it easy to control system levels for optimum overall performance.

MG124CX Built-in SPX Effects
The Yamaha MG124CX's includes an astonishing amount of SPX signal processing power. It incorporates a versatile digital multi-effect processor that provides a range of reverb, delay, modulation, and distortion programs you can use to refine and define your sound. Each of the 16 effect programs has a number of editable parameters as well as effect on/off switching capability and return level control. If you need to keep both hands free to play an instrument or perform other operations, an optional footswitch can be connected to the mixer's effect footswitch jack for convenient on/off switching.

Smooth 60-millimeter Faders
Channel and master level control is accomplished via reliable, high-performance 60-millimeter linear faders that provide smooth, noise-free operation. An important advantage of linear faders is that they provide a direct visual indication of relative level settings

Easy Operation
All switches, controls, and displays have been designed and laid out for intuitive access and smooth, reliable operation with positive tactile and visual feedback.


Analog inputs
XLR: 6
1/4" TRS: 6
1/4" TS: 4
RCA (stereo pair): 3

Analog outputs
XLR: 2
1/4" TRS: 2
1/4" TS: 2
RCA (stereo pair): 1

Onboard effects
Compressors: 4
Reverb: Yes
Delay: Yes
Chorus/flange: Yes
Multi FX: Yes

Rotary bands per channel: 3
Treble: Yes
High midrange: No
Sweep high midrange: Not applicable
Midrange: Yes
Low midrange: No
Sweep Low midrange: Not applicable
Low: Yes
Q control: No
Master graphic EQ: Not applicable

XLR aux sends: Not applicable
TRS aux sends: 2
TS aux sends: Not applicable
Inserts (channel): 6
Inserts (master): Not applicable
Buses: 4

FireWire: No
Coaxial: No

Width: 19.5"
Depth: 18.5"
Height: 7"
Weight: 16.5lb
Automation: No
Motorized faders: No
Bundled software: No
Frequency response: Stereo Out, Group OUT, EFFECT/AUX (AUX1, 2*), SEND, Monitor OUT, Rec Out: -3.0 ” 1.0dB
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD + N) Stereo Out, +14dBu @ 20Hz-20kHz, Input Gain Control at minimum: 0.1%
Hum & Noise:
CH Input 1-4 MIC, EIN (Equivalent Input Noise): Rs = 150Î, Gain: maximum: -128dBu
Stereo Out & Group OUT, Stereo Out, Group Master fader at nominal level
and all channels' ST and 1-2 switches off: -88dBu
EFFECT/AUX (AUX1, 2*) SEND, Master EFFECT/AUX (AUX1, 2) control at nominal level and all CH EFFECT/AUX (AUX1, 2) controls at minimum.: -81dBu
Stereo Out & Group OUT, Stereo, Group Master fader and one CH fader
at nominal level: -64dBu
Stereo Out Residual Output Noise -98dB
Crosstalk (1kHz): Adjacent Input CH 1-4: -70dB; Input to Output Stereo L/R, CH 1-4, PAN: panned hard left or right: -70dB
Phantom Voltage MIC: + 48V
Input HPF: CH 1-7/8, 80Hz, 12dB/oct
Input equalization CH 1-7/8 HIGH: 10kHz (shelving), MID: 2.5kHz (peaking), LOW: 100Hz (shelving); CH 9/10-11/12 HIGH: 10kHz (shelving), LOW: 100Hz (shelving)
PEAK Indicator: Red LED turns on when post EQ signal (either post MIC HA or post EQ signal for CH 5/6, 7/8) reaches -3dB below clipping (+17dBu).
Internal Digital Effect*: 16 PROGRAM, PARAMETER control, Foot Switch (Digital Effect On/Off)
LED Level Meter Pre Monitor Level: 2 x 12 points LED meter (PEAK, +10, +6, +3, 0, -3, -6, -10, -15, -20, -25, -30dB), PEAK lights if the signal level reaches 3dB below the clipping level.
Power Supply Adaptor PA-20: AC 35 VCT, 0.94 A, Cable Length = 3.6m
Power Consumption: 30 W
Dimensions (WxHxD): 19.5" x 18.5" x 7.3" (346.2mm x 86.1mm x 436.6mm)
Weight: 16.5lb. (3.2kg)
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Outstanding value in a small format mixing console

By jim in michigan

from michigan

Comments about Yamaha MG124CX 12-Input Stereo Mixer with Compression and Effects:

This mixing console has a number of very nice features for its price class. It's channel EQ, onboard DSP, integrated channel compression, and input versatility make it an outstanding choice for small to medium venues. The intuitive operation of this console is very nice. This console does not make a sonic "statement" in the mix. It is quiet and transparent. Buy it and use it with confidence.

(19 of 20 customers found this review helpful)


Great for the money

By Jerad

from Atlanta, Georgia

Comments about Yamaha MG124CX 12-Input Stereo Mixer with Compression and Effects:

If you're looking at this mixer then you're probably looking for a deal like I was. It's a great deal. You're not going to get steel construction, dust covers on all the knobs/sliders, other bells and whistles......but you're not paying for them either. What you do get is a decent reverb, 12 inputs, easy to plug/patch and a lightweight and relatively compact unit.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)


Great mixer, afforddable price

By Maia

from Eastvale, CA

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Comments about Yamaha MG124CX 12-Input Stereo Mixer with Compression and Effects:

This mixer is easy to use, even for an amateur like me, sound great, good performance, I haven't seen any trouble wny cons about irt yet, loved itt.

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waiting for Gudo

By jinglesii

from Southwest Florida

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Comments about Yamaha MG124CX 12-Input Stereo Mixer with Compression and Effects:

I ordered this message online as a clearance item. I received the unit from a store n Ohio. It was obviously an open box or floor model. The box had sales tags from other items, along with other papers not belonging to this mixer. I take it out and... No power supply. Can't use it! Called the store, spoke with a manager over a week ago who promised to send out the power supply, and I Am Still Waiting. In also tried all of the buttons and I can tell there is already going to be a repair issue as the effects button doesn't click on. I know I didn't pay much, but one would expect to receive a working new unit if something is listed as clearance, not used.


If you plan on rack mounting, DO NOT BUY

By TwistdMoujo

from Albuquerque, NM



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      Comments about Yamaha MG124CX 12-Input Stereo Mixer with Compression and Effects:

      This mixer works well, controls feel cheap, particularly the slides. It is a great value, but if you need to rack mount it, you're out of luck! Yamaha has discontinued the mounting kit. If you do happen to find one online, you'll pay about half the price of the mixer for it.

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