Yamaha Audio Workstation Multitrack Recorder/Mixer

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yamaha aw16gcdhd
The Yamaha AW16GCDHD is a multi-track digital mixer and recorder that is designed to be used for home studios as well as for live recording. Yamaha worked to make this recorder easy to use with it's very intuitive user interface.

It allows you to record::Mix::Edit and the Burn your final CD all in one simple to use machine. It has 8 inputs that can be recorded onto 16 digital tracks and comes with an internal 20Gig Hard Drive (2.5" IDE laptop).

They've added a Quick Rec function that allows you to assign analog input to digital tracks using a graphical interface rather than a text based interface. This really helps with navigation and overall speed of editing.

The unit features 8 XLR/LINE inputs and one HI-Impedance Guitar input (1/4" Instrument Cable). Two of the XLR inputs come with phantom power so you can connect condenser and other powered microphones to the AW16G. It also has a S/PDIF digital input/output to allow you to connect to other machines (DAT, MiniDisc, and CD burners or to your computer. The Guitar Input also has guitar amp modelling built-in so you don't have to have your complete set up to work on the idea of the song.

• Records up to 8 tracks at a time
• 20GB hard drive
• Integral CDRW drive
• 24-bit A/D/A conversion
• 16 tracks with no data compression
• 2 stereo digital effects processors
• 4-band fully parametric EQ and dynamics on all inputs
• Guitar effects with amp simulation
• MIDI remote
• Optical digital I/O
• Quick loop sampler
• Import/export of WAV files
• Mastering algorithms

• Frequency response: 20Hz-20kHz
THD: <0.03% @1kHz/-10dBV
• Dynamic range: 103dB typical

HD recorder section:
• Internal tracks: 144 tracks (16 tracks plus stereo track) x 8 virtual tracks
• Simultaneous recording: 8 tracks
• Simultaneous playback: 16 tracks
• Recording resolution: 16-bit linear (uncompressed)
• Maximum capacity: 1,000 songs
• Locate point: return-to-zero; A/B; last record I/O
• Marks: 99
• Punch I/O (per song): auto-punch I/O, manual punch I/O
• Hard disk drive: 2.5" IDE (pre-installed, 20GB)
• Sound clip, max: 180 seconds

Mixer section:
• A/D conversion: 24 bit
• D/A conversion: 24 bit/128 times oversampling
• Internal processing: 32 bit
• Simultaneous mixing inputs -
• Total: 36 channels
• 8 mic/line inputs
• 4 internal effects returns
• 16 record monitor channels
• 4 stereo quick-loop sampler channels
• Sampling frequency: 44.1kHz 6%
• Buses: 8 (bus x 2, auxiliary x 2, stereo, effects x 2)

Channel functions:
• Input 1-8, pad 1-4, track 1-16: attenuation; phase; 4-band fully parametric EQ; dynamics; bus assign; channel on/off; pan
• Memory: scene memory; EQ library; dynamics library; effects library; channel library; sample library
• Faders: 45mm x 13
• Effects input library: mastering library, reverb, delay, modulation, distortion, dynamics, and more

Quick loop sampler:
• Playback polyphony: 4 voices (stereo)
• Recording time total: 44 seconds (stereo)
• Audio file assign: HD recorder, external input, WAV file, audio CD

CD-RW section:
Functions: playback/make audio CD; import from audio CD; WAV file import/export; save/load backup data to/from HD

• Mic/line in 1-2 (balanced XLR) -
• Nominal input level: -46dB to +4dB
+48V phantom power supplied
• Mic/line in 3-8 (balanced TRS phone) -
• Nominal input level: -46dB to +4dB
• Mic/Line In (Hi-Z) 8 (unbalanced phone) -
• Nominal input level: -46dB to +4dB

• Stereo/aux out (unbalanced phone) -
• Nominal output level: -10dBV
• Monitor out (unbalanced phone) -
• Nominal output level: -10dBV
• Max. output level: 100+100mW (40 ohm load)
• Digital output: stereo optical I/O

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