New MW Series II combines FX and powerful routing with USB 2.0 and Cubase AI4 28/07/07
MW8CX With Onboard Effects
Yamaha Corporation of America has announced the shipping of their new
MW Series II USB 2.0 Mixing Studios. With added effects and expanded routing capabilities, these mixers are
now bundled with Cubase AI4, a specially integrated version of Steinbergâ€™s DAW, to form powerful and
affordable home recording solutions.
Available in four models, Yamaha tell us that the MW Series II USB Mixing Studios provide power and flexibility, while maintaining the ease
of a one-cable USB interface and affordability for the home studio. All models feature ultra-low-noise microphone
preamps and an innovative 1 knob analog compressor for dialing in the desired sound as well as assignable record out,
channel switches, and monitor mix for fast and flexible recording options.
The MW8CX provides 8 input channels, including 4 ultra-low-noise preamps, as well as a digital multi-effect unit that
provides a variety of reverb, delay, modulation, and distortion programs with parameter control.
The MW10C adds an
additional stereo input without built-in effects.
The MW12C and MW12CX provide a total of twelve inputs, including
four mono microphone/line inputs and four stereo line inputs. The MW12CX adds an internal digital multi-effects unit.
Bundled with the MW Series II USB Mixing Studios is Steinbergâ€™s Cubase AI4, a comprehensive music production
software based on the flagship Cubase 4 program that has been specially designed to integrate with the MW Series
features. It gives you up to 48 simultaneous audio tracks and 64 MIDI tracks, a variety of VST plug-in software synths
and effects, as well as full VSTi compatibility. Pricing and Availability:
The list prices on the MW Series II are