In this tutorial we show you how to setup and connect the Rode NT1 Condenser Microphone to the Yamaha MG10XU Audio Mixer. At 3:41 you can hear how this setup sounds when connected to the audio mixer.

How To Setup Yamaha MG10XU With Rode NT1

Time needed: 5 minutes.

Follow these steps to setup your Yamaha MG10XU Audio Mixer with the Rode NT1 Condenser Microphone:

  1. Connect Yamaha MG10XU to Power & Turn On

  2. Connect Yamaha MG10XU to Computer

    Using USB-B to USB-C cable or USB-B to USB-A Cable

  3. Connect Rode NT1 Microphone to Yamaha MG10XU

    Using XLR Cable

  4. Turn on Phantom Power (+48v)

  5. Turn Level Up to Triangle

    Also known as Zero or Unity

  6. Setup Gain

    If recording, increase gain until LED meter goes between -18 dB and -12 dB
    If live, increase gain until LED meter goes between -6 dB and 0 dB

  7. Set Compression, FX, EQ, etc. (optional)

  8. Open recording software on your computer:

    Garageband, Logic, Ableton, ProTools, etc.

  9. Press Record

Yamaha MG10XU and Rode NT1 Mic Pricing

Yamaha MG10XU and Rode NT1 Chapters / Topics

  • 0:00 – Introduction
  • 0:29 – Price & Specs
  • 0:38 – SMR vs SM6 Shockmount
  • 0:54 – Microphone Placement
  • 1:45 – Pop Filter
  • 2:14 – Connect Rode NT1 to Yamaha MG10XU
  • 2:32 – Audio Mixer Setup
  • 2:42 – Phantom Power
  • 3:00 – Audio Mixer Setup (cont.)
  • 3:40 – Compression
  • 4:05 – High Pass Filter
  • 4:22 – Equalization (EQ) Settings
  • 5:47 – Effects & FX Send
  • 6:31– Final Thoughts

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