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Yamaha CS 700 Improving the huddle room experience

Yamaha CS 700 Improving the huddle room experience

Due for release this summer, the Yamaha CS-700 combines HD video capture with ultra-wideband audio to fulfill video, audio, and collaboration requirements in one, simple, remotely monitorable wall-mounted system. Address all your communication and collaboration...
Speakers for Commercial Installations (VXS/VXL/VXC series)

Speakers for Commercial Installations (VXS/VXL/VXC series)

Like lighting and aroma, sound has a huge impact on the mood of any room. Creating a high-quality sonic environment not only makes the space more pleasant, but it can also have a positive influence on per-customer spending and repeat business. Yamaha VXS, VXL and VXC...
Yamaha L2 Switch “SWP2 series”

Yamaha L2 Switch “SWP2 series”

The SWP2 series network switches allow the relevant settings for stable Dante network operation (QoS, EEE, IGMP Snooping, and others) to be optimized via a single DIP switch. The inclusion of 10G uplink ports is another advantage, providing ample bandwidth for Dante...
Yamaha Achieves (Mission) Impossible!

Yamaha Achieves (Mission) Impossible!

Yamaha DZR315 and DXS18XLF loudspeakers were asked to fulfil a tough task for the Norwegian premiere of the film Mission Impossible – Fallout. It was staged 600m above sea level at the Preikestolen, a large rock outcrop in the mountains above Lysefjorden,...
Yamaha Speakers History

Yamaha Speakers History

Music to Your Ears Music has always been the driving force behind Yamaha’s ongoing pursuit to innovate and create, and ultimately inspire our customers with the confidence that any musical challenge they take on will sound the best it possibly can. Yamaha...
Make Waves | Yamaha Music

Make Waves | Yamaha Music

We believe that everyone has the power to Make Waves. Yamaha Music encourages you to express your inner feelings in your own way, to positively impact everything around you and to grow, each and every day. This is our global commitment; our promise to each and every...
How To Mix Live Music Chapter 24 – Recording

How To Mix Live Music Chapter 24 – Recording

This is the last chapter, and we are going to do some live recording. This can be useful for both the sound engineer and the musicians to listen back and evaluate the performance. It can be a useful rehearsal tool, or upload it to social media, or just keep it as a...
How To Mix Live Music Chapter 23 – Soundcheck

How To Mix Live Music Chapter 23 – Soundcheck

Now we’ve covered the theory of gain structure, EQ, dynamics, groups and effects, let’s put it into practice. We have a live band coming in and we are going to do a soundcheck. Let’s be reminded of everything we’ve talked about so far this...
How To Mix Live Music Chapter 22 – Delay

How To Mix Live Music Chapter 22 – Delay

In this chapter, we are going to experiment with tap delay. This effect can be used in a couple of different ways. The first way is to use it continuously with quite a short delay time to increase the presence or size of a sound. The other way is to emphasize...
How To Mix Live Music Chapter 21 – Reverb

How To Mix Live Music Chapter 21 – Reverb

In this chapter, we are going to add some reverb into the mix. This is particularly useful on vocals and solo acoustic instruments to give them a bit of a lift above the core band mix, but its use depends a lot on the acoustics of the performance venue itself.
How To Mix Live Music Chapter 20 – Output Compression

How To Mix Live Music Chapter 20 – Output Compression

We’ve almost completed out mix applying EQ, compression and noise gates to their inputs, and using pan, faders and groups to adjust the blend of all the instruments and voices. Now, we are going to apply some compression to the outputs.
How To Mix Live Music Chapter 19 – Noise Gates

How To Mix Live Music Chapter 19 – Noise Gates

Noise gate is the topic for this chapter, what are they? And when are they useful? Like compressors, these were never found on a mixing console until digital mixers started to become popular in the mid 1990s.
How To Mix Live Music Chapter 18 – Compressors

How To Mix Live Music Chapter 18 – Compressors

In this chapter, we are looking at compressors, how and when to use them. The effect of a compressor might be subtle, but it’s a very important and useful processor in pop and rock music. Once you’ve mastered how to use it correctly, your mix can be...
How To Mix Live Music Chapter 16 – Auxes

How To Mix Live Music Chapter 16 – Auxes

This time, we are looking at how to use the aux buses to create monitor mixes for the band on stage. Auxes are a versatile set of output buses found on most mixing consoles. They can either be mono or stereo, pre-fader or post-fader, and they all have a variable level...
How To Mix Live Music Chapter 14 – Pan

How To Mix Live Music Chapter 14 – Pan

We’ve got setup, we’ve tuned the PA to suit the room, and EQed all the inputs. Now we are going to jump down a mixer to the pan and the faders. The pan position will normally stay static during a performance, but the fader is the most frequently adjusted...