In this tutorial we show you the exact steps that you need in order to multipack record using a Yamaha MG10XU USB Audio Mixing Console.

It’s common wisdom that a USB Audio Mixer like the Yamaha MG10XU is built to only send the stereo output (Left and Right) to your computer over the USB output. 

We show you a trick so you can multi-track record two separate channels to your computer.

How To Multi-Track Record With Yamaha MG10XU

Time needed: 5 minutes.

How To Multi-Track Record Using A Yamaha MG10XU

  1. Connect your Yamaha MG10XU to your computer

    Using USB Cable

  2. Open your Audio Software (Digital Audio Workstation) and set your Yamaha MG10XU as an input device.

  3. Pan Channel One To The Left

  4. Pan Channel Two To The Right

  5. Set each output from the MG10XU to it’s own track in your DAW

  6. Hit Record!

Yamaha MG10XU

Equipment Used For Multi-Track Recording

Yamaha MG10XU Multi-Track Recording Chapters

  • 0:00 – Introduction
  • 1:00 – Audio Mixer Setup
  • 2:00 – Any Two Channels
  • 2:21 – Connect USB To Computer
  • 2:42 – Connect Microphones
  • 3:03 – Gain Setup
  • 3:38 – Garageband / DAW Setup
  • 4:38 – Pan The Two Channels Left & Right
  • 5:11 – MultiTrack Recording Both Inputs
  • 5:50 – 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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