With many years in the professional audio field, John Schauer is a 30+ year veteran of Yamaha Corporation of America. He has worked with many users and professional sound companies, sharing both his technical expertise and experience. He is currently Product Manager in the MIPA Department in the Yamaha Professional Audio (PA) division.
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Phantom Power | Jan 23
All Yamaha mixers offer “phantom power” on some if not all the balanced inputs. Some more high-end models allow you to switch the phantom on and off per channel, while the less costly models offer a switch for multipleRead More
How to Use a Compressor | Oct 27
If you’ve ever listened to a radio personality, you have most definitely heard the sound of a compressor. No matter whether they are talking in a whisper or a very loud voice, the sound level from your radio staysRead More
How to Use a Noise Gate | Feb 23
As its name implies, a noise gate (often just called a “gate” for short) reduces or mutes low volume signals that can contain a significant amount of noise. In live sound, gates are typically used to turn down inputsRead More