Instruction/ maintenance manual of the product MXE-1212 Nady Systems
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MXE-1212 12 Channel Mic/Line Mixer with Internal DSP Effects OWNER’S MANUAL .
2 MXE-1212 12-CHANNEL MIC/LINE MIXER WITH INTERNAL DSP EFFECTS Congratulations on your choice of mixers — you have pur- chased one of the finest compact mixing consoles on the market today . This unit was developed using the expertise of professional sound engineers and working musicians.
W ARNING 3 IMPORT ANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS When using this electronic device, basic precautions should always be taken, including the following: 1. Read all instructions before using the product. 2. Do not use this product near water (e.g., near a bathtub, washbowl, kitchen sink, in a wet basement, or near a swimming pool, etc.
FEA TURES 4 The MXE-1212 is a compact, versatile console or rackmountable mixer with 16 built-in selectable DSP echo and reverb effects that is ideal for many small venue, live sound reinforcement applications • Superb performance with low noise and smooth, transpar- ent audio across the full audio spectrum and natural sound- ing selectable echo/reverb effects • 4 mono balanced XLR mic and balanced 1/4 ” line and 8 stereo unbalanced 1/4 ” inputs (12 total) • Balanced XLR and unbalanced 1/4 ” TRS Stereo Outputs • 3 band EQ for all input channels, 7 band stereo graphic EQ for Master Mix • Aux Send and Aux Return with Aux Send and Aux Return controls • Four 1/4 ” TRS inserts allow independent connection of effects devices for each mono channel • 60 mm faders on all channels and master L/R and Effect bus mixes for precise level control • High quality sealed pots with center detents • Input T rim controls on all channel inputs with switchable 20dB pad • Peak LEDs on all input channels • Pan pots on each mono channel and Balance pots on each stereo input • T ape In and Record Out RCA jacks with T ape level control • Built-in DSP (Digital Sound Processor) for ECHO (REVERB) with 16 selectable preset level and echo inter- vals and separate Repeat control, Effects Return and both individual channel and master mix Effects Send controls, master Effects fader , separate effects PFL monitoring, and numeric LED display • Headphone output with separate volume adjust • PFL control for each channel allows headphone monitoring independent of channel volume • Switchable +48V phantom power on mono channels • Super accurate 10-segment LED display bargraph meters • Erasable area above all faders for notations • Internal AC supply with 1 15/230V select switch • Road-tough all steel construction.
5 INST ALLA TION T o ensure years of enjoyment from your NADY AUDIO MXE-1212 mixing console, please read and understand this manual thoroughly before using the unit. 1. INSPECTION Y our NADY AUDIO MXE-1212 was carefully packed at the factory in packaging designed to protect the units in shipment.
CONTROLS AND CONNECTIONS 6 (1) MIC INPUT The Mic input is an elec- tronically balanced XLR type designed to accept signals from any bal- anced low impedance (Low Z) microphone. T o accommodate condenser microphones, this input is also equipped with +48VDC phantom power globally switchable to all XLR input jacks with the Phantom Power switch (38) on the back panel.
CONTROLS AND CONNECTIONS nates when a channel is going into overload. It detects the peak level after the EQ and will light at approximately 5dB before clipping to warn that the signal is approaching overload. Y ou do not want the Peak LED to light except very intermittently during a take or a mix.
CONTROLS AND CONNECTIONS 8 2. STEREO INPUT SECTION (12A) L (MONO) LINE INPUT On stereo input channels 5-12, the 1/4 ” line inputs are designed for stereo or mono line-level signals such as those from key- boards, drum machines, CD players, tape decks, or samplers.
CONTROLS AND CONNECTIONS 9 3. MASTER SECTION a. AUX Send/Return Function and Operation (18) AUX RETURN (29) AUX RETURN CONTROL The Aux Return jack enables a convenient input to the left and right Master Mix busses. If you connect a signal to the Return jack, the Aux Return will operate in mono and the sig- nal will be routed to the Aux Return Control (29) and then mixed into the left and right Master Mix bus.
CONTROLS AND CONNECTIONS 10 c. Digital Echo Effects Function and Operation (22) EFFECTS DISPLA Y (23) ECHO EFFECT SELECT BUTTONS (30) EFFECT SEND (31) EFFECT (ECHO) REPEA T (32) EFFECT P AN (33) EFFECT PFL (26) EFFECT F ADER The built-in DSP (Digital Sound Processor) offers 16 different preset level and echo intervals selectable by the Echo Effect Select UP/DOWN buttons (23) .
BACK P ANEL CONTROLS AND CONNECTIONS 11 Check the power source for the voltage (1 15V AC or 230V AC) in your area and switch the Power Selector switch (40) to select the proper voltage. Once you have con- nected the AC power cord (39) to the AC power source, switch on your mixer with the Power On switch (36) .
CONNECTIONS This NADY AUDIO mixer uses 4 different types of audio connectors for the various input/output connections: (1) XLR bal- anced; (2) 1/4” TRS phone jacks for balanced, unbalanced, stereo, or in/out inserts; (3) 1/4” TS unbalanced; (4) RCA pin unbalanced 1 2 3 2 1 3 Figures 1.
SPECIFICA TIONS 13 The specifications above are correct at the time of printing of this manual. For improvement purposes, all specifications for this unit, including design and appearance, are subject to change without prior notice. 3. FREQUENCY RESPONSE ANY INPUT T O ANY OUTPUT .
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