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Yamaha MG06 6-Input Mixer

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Yamaha MG06 6-Input Mixer
Key Features
  • 2 x XLR-1/4" Combo Mic/Line Inputs
  • 2 x 1/4" Line Stereo Inputs
  • XLR & TRS 1/4" Stereo Outs
  • D-PRE Mic Preamps with 48V Phantom
The MG06 from Yamaha is a compact six-input mixer for small performances, lectures, recordings, and similar applications. The mixer features two XLR-1/4" combo mic/line inputs with D-PRE mic preamps as well as two 1/4" stereo line inputs with level controls.
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Yamaha MG06 Overview

The MG06 from Yamaha is a compact six-input mixer for small performances, lectures, recordings, and similar applications. The mixer features two XLR-1/4" combo mic/line inputs with D-PRE mic preamps as well as two 1/4" stereo line inputs with level controls.

Each of the two mic/line inputs is equipped with a 2-band EQ and a high-pass filter. The D-PRE mic preamps feature an inverted Darlington circuit and switchable 48V phantom power for use with dynamic and condenser microphones. They also each feature 26 dB attenuation switches for recording loud sound sources such as guitar amplifiers.

The MG06 mixer has stereo XLR and 1/4" outs for connecting to your PA system or monitor speakers. It also has a 1/4" headphone output with level control for personal monitoring.

Mono/stereo switch allows channels 1/2 to be used with two mono sources or one stereo source
Metal chassis designed to withstand wear and tear
Optional BMS10A microphone stand adapter (sold separately) allows mounting
UPC: 086792981451

Yamaha MG06 Specs

Input Channels2 x XLR-1/4" Combo (Mic/Line)
2 x 1/4" / 6.3 mm Stereo (Line)
Phantom Power+48 V Switchable, Channels 1, 2
Output Channels2 x XLR Stereo
2 x 1/4" / 6.3 mm Stereo
1 x 1/4" / 6.3 mm Headphone
Bus1 x 1/4" / 6.3 mm Stereo
Pad26 dB (Mono Channels)
HPF80 Hz, 12 dB/Oct (Mono Channels)
EqualizerEQ High (Mono Channels) Gain: ±15 dB, Frequency: 10 kHz Shelving

EQ Low (Mono Channels) Gain: ±15 dB, Frequency: 100 Hz Shelving
LEDLED Turns On When Post EQ Signal Reaches 3 dB Below Clipping
Level Metering2 x 7-Segment LED Meter (Peak, +6, +3, 0, -3, -10, -20 dB)
Total Harmonic Distortion0.01% @ +8 dBu (20 Hz to 20 kHz), Gain Knob: Min, 0.003% @ +18 dBu (1 kHz), Gain Knob: Min
Frequency Response20 Hz to 20 kHz ±0.5 dB, Refer to the Nominal Output Level @ 1 kHz, Gain Knob: Min
Equivalent Input Noise-128 dBu (Mono Input Channel, Rs: 150 Ohms, Gain Knob: Max)
Residual Output Noise-102 dBu (Stereo Out, Stereo Level Knob: Min)
Crosstalk-88 dB
Power RequirementsPA-130 (12 VDC / 1 A), 120 VAC, 60 Hz
MU18 (12 VDC / 1.5 A), 100-240 VAC, 50/60 Hz
Or Equivalent Recommended by Yamaha
Power Consumption12 W
Dimensions5.9 x 2.4 x 7.9" / 149 x 62 x 202 mm
Net Weight1.98 lb / 0.9 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight3.27 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)10.65 x 9.65 x 4.8"

Yamaha MG06 Reviews

Compact and Full of Features

By Michael
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-03-13

Finally replaced my old Shure Brothers mixer from the 1970's with a modern one. The Shure Brothers was built well and is still in service somewhere but this new Yamaha is so loaded with features and handy connections it had to take center stage. I use it in my home studio to record radio skits. Just right for my purposes: clean sound, lots of controls and streamline design.

So nice to have a real mixer

By Robert
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-07-22

Im just a garage band guy and have only owned a couple of toy mixers. So I cant give an expert review...But coming from the novice side. ...This is a huge step up in quality and usability from the $40 junk Ive been using.

Great Mixer

By Pawel
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-06-29

I bought it for a microphone setup for streaming. I'm so glad I bought this mixer and it works well for just 100 dollars.

Very clean sounding small mixer

By Benjamin F.
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-06-20

I'm in radio and, while COVID-19 is taking its course, I'm producing voice spots for automation upload in a converted bedroom closet voice-over booth. The small mixer I started with a couple months ago, a Mackie 402VLZ4, worked well enough amplifying my Aston Stealth mic, but the headphone section on that one refused to drive even the most efficient set of cans beyond a whisper. This was surprising, since that was never a problem with previous/larger Mackies I've owned. The station briefly loaned me some specialized equipment for remote live broadcasting experiments and included in that package was a Yamaha MG10 mixer. Not only did the mic pres sound great on that one, but I could actually hear myself clearly through the 'phones. So, I took a chance and ordered an MG06 for myself. I'm happy to report that the MG06 has the same excellent sound of the MG10 and, yes, the headphone section allows you to actually hear yourself - or whatever else you happen to be recording - loud and clear. When we get back to the point where live concerts are common again (I moonlight by making XY stereo recordings of chamber music for friends in nice acoustical spaces,) I'm anxious to hear what the MG06 will do there. The other criteria important to me is the ability to run my gear off battery power at times. While the larger MG10 needs 18VAC and would require an outboard inverter to go untethered, the smaller MG06 is 12VDC and can easily mate with any reasonably-sized lithium battery power bank. Phantom power on the MG06 is also, apparently, a full 48V. There much to like here in a clean-sounding and well-built package at a bargain price.

Great little mixer

By George Nikas
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-06-05

I use it for videotaping when I need only a few mics or if I am getting a feed from the venue. It has enough features to make it flexible and the size makes it ideal for travel and set up. It has saved me many times when audio has been difficult.

Excellent!!

By Dan
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-03-11

Compact, solid build, convenient. Good sound. Independent headphone output, line outs and XLR outs. No complaints at all

Channel 2 on Phantom Power works intermittently

By LOY
Rated 1 out of 5
Date: 2021-05-15

Not recommended because purchased this for a project and as soon as we finally ready to launch the project- it had many problems on channel 2 using the phantom power. Now it is too late to return or fix this.

A very basic but good mixer

By Daniel
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-03-26

I needed a couple more phantom power inputs for another device, and this was the most cost effective way I could figure out to do it. Sound is clean, and it will be a useful addition to my sound kit for dealing with adjusting audio levels from other devices in the field.

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Answered by: Rudy R.
Date published: 2018-08-25

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Asked by: Matheus M.
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Asked by: Anonymous
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is the dc power adapter input universal such as 220v 0r 240v as well as 110v or 120v or for the usa only as in 110v or 120v ?
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Date published: 2018-08-25
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