Videos: Live Sound Mixers

Are you trying to make sense of the gear you'll need to set up a live sound system? Confused about mixers, sources, amplifiers, cables, microphones, and more? Crutchfield looks at the basics in this short video.

Video: Sound mixing tips
by Video Team

Mixers let you take all the instruments and vocals and turn them into a clear stereo mix. Here are a few quick tips to help you mix more effectively.

Video: Yamaha MG mixers
by Video Team

Yamaha's MG mixers draw upon Yamaha's audio expertise and engineering skill to bring you a complete line of live sound mixers. All of them feature a road-worthy metal chassis, balanced XLR outputs, and studio-quality mic preamps.

When you dock your 4th generation iPad® into Mackie's DL1608 interface console, it becomes the control surface of a full-featured 16-channel mixer with stereo outputs for your main PA speakers and 6 auxiliary outputs for different monitor mixes or special effects.

A mixer is the brains of a live concert or recording session. It takes the various signals from all the different singers and instrumentalists and combines them into a clear stereo mix.