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Wound the yamaha MG102c be good for a small duo or solo

Using a slave amp

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Use either an amp OR powered speakers. Make sure you use balanced lines to the external amp or powered speakers and power those from the SAME receptacle source as this mixer and any pwered devices connected to it for safety of the system.

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Just purchased the mg102c, must I utilize a balanced cable to hook up my JBL powered speakers.

Yes... to get best noise performance use balanced TRS or XLR. ALSO power the speakers and this mixer from the SAME receptacle to avoid ground bounce and possible damage to the units.

Jul 19, 2011 | Yamaha Mg102c Stereo Mixer

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Turned on by B200 keyboard and when I pressed a note it started making a high pitch noise with a lot of re-verb. Then it stopped making any sound at all. Not even when using headphones.

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Pushing the connector back restored normal operation.

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My Yamaha MG102C has no sound, and all of the LED's are on. There's no inputs connected at all.

Correct me if I'm wrong, but if you have nothing connected as an input, you're NOT going to hear anything. I assume you can't get your inputs to get to main output fader(s), if that being the case, first make sure your gain knobs are up at about 12 o'clock position, your channel faders are up to 0 and then make sure "channel assignment buttons" are assigned to stereo outputs.

Mar 07, 2011 | Yamaha Mg102c Stereo Mixer

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Trouble with the feedback sensing system

Realize that only so much can be done to eliminate feedback by notching out frequencies. If you have incorrect mic setup, have EQ's set unreasonably, etc. the feedback suppression can only do so much.

Balancing the board out properly goes a long way to containing feedback. There are some pretty good videos on YouTube on proper setup of mixers.

Using mics that have a cardoid pattern and are out of the direct path of the main speakers and monitors is important. Amplified acoustical instruments are a real pain as it is hard to keep them out of the line of fire. Often the run these instruments to small amps and then mic the small amps up close.

The sensing system in this is a part of the whole system and is probably operating as it is supposed to, just not the way you want it...

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My Yamaha MG102C mixer worked fine until recently. Now most of the time , the volume drops away and then comes back every 20 seconds or so..any idea what this could be?

I would suspect the power supply regulator MAY be thermally shutting down and then cools and restarts.

The 20 second interval almost has to be thermal to get the delay.

Sep 19, 2010 | Yamaha Mg102c Stereo Mixer

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Wound the yamaha MG102c be good for a small duo or solo

The mixer is strictly a mixer. You would need to amplify to drive speakers. Used as a mixer it is fineand would support up to 4 mics.

It does have phantom power for use with condenser mics if needed.

Please use balanced lines (TRS) when connecting to the external amp.

Apr 21, 2010 | Yamaha Mg102c Stereo Mixer

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How do i connect yamaha mixer to pc or yamaha receiver

I am sorry to disagree, but some information in the previous post is INCORRECT. DO NOT connect the output of the mixer to the MIC input. The mixer generates LINE level output that should go to the LINE-IN on the sound card. If you connect the mixer to the mic input, you will damage the sound card. MIC level inputs have an additional amplification stage.


Mar 09, 2010 | Yamaha Mg102c Stereo Mixer

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Price for yamaha mg102c

Look on eBay to get rough idea of value/street price.

Dec 17, 2009 | Yamaha Mg102c Stereo Mixer

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I need to know where you plug the guitar cord into the mixer

you plug it in to any channel you want just lick a mic.
there you go DFD

Mar 18, 2009 | Yamaha Mg102c Stereo Mixer

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