In this video we show you exactly how to record a podcast with multiple microphones, a mix minus setup, and more using a Yamaha MG10XU Audio Mixing Console.

How To Record A Podcast With Yamaha MG10XU

Time needed: 10 minutes.

How To Record A Podcast With Yamaha MG10XU

  1. Connect Audio Mixer to Laptop

    Using appropriate USB Cable:
    – USB B to USB A Cable: https://geni.us/GJej
    – USB B to USB C Cable: https://geni.us/TKcZgPW

  2. Connect Microphones To Audio Mixer

    Setup Gain, Compression, EQ, & Level

  3. Mix Minus Setup (Optional)

    Connect a phone (or computer) with a mix minus setup to add a remote guest to your podcast recording.

  4. Connect Stereo Input (Phone, Computer, etc.)

    Set the desired volume/level

  5. Open Garageband

    You can use any DAW (Audio Software), but Garageband is very popular and free if you’re a Mac user.

  6. Assign inputs from Mixer to Garageband

    Make sure you’re getting a good input from your mixer. Adjust volume as necessary.

  7. Record Your Podcast

  8. Export Your Podcast For Sharing

    Make sure you normalize your audio when exporting.

  • 0:00 – Introduction
  • 1:05 – Audio Mixer Setup
  • 1:58 – Connect Microphones
  • 4:05 – Mix Minus Setup (Phone Guest)
  • 7:45 – Stereo Line Level Input
  • 8:29 – Garageband Setup & Recording
  • 10:07 – Summary of Podcast Recording Setup
  • 10:20 – Final Thoughts

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Jordan Kettner

I consider myself to be half entrepreneur and half A/V geek. I am never content to settle for what is expected or determined by others to be the “industry standard”. Instead, I work extremely hard to break new ground and deliver value to whoever I meet.

My passion for the audio visual industry drives me to create content that will help others learn the best tools and techniques to learn how to setup their home studio.

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