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Yamaha has created a new digital mixing console that gives the user’s intuition even freer rein with TouchFlow Operation, allowing the user to respond with unprecedented speed and freedom

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Yamaha TF Series Mixing Consoles

Yamaha TF Series is a new digital mixing console that gives the user’s intuition even freer rein with TouchFlow Operation, allowing the user to respond with unprecedented speed and freedom


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Yamaha has always made it a mission to stay in touch with the needs of sound engineers worldwide. The outcome is evident in the success of the recent CL and QL series digital mixing consoles, and the flagship RIVAGE PM10. The key to success has always been in supporting the user’s creativity. Creativity is most effective when unrestricted, and now Yamaha has created a new digital mixing console that gives the user’s intuition even freer rein. TouchFlow Operation™ introduced in the TF series consoles allows the user to respond to the music and artists on stage with unprecedented speed and freedom, taking live sound reinforcement to a new level of refinement. With the TouchFlow Operation interface optimized for touch panel control, experienced engineers as well as newcomers to the field will find it easier than ever to achieve the ideal mix. Recallable D-PRE™ preamplifiers support sound quality that will satisfy the most discerning professional ears, while advanced live recording features and seamless operation with high-performance I/O racks give these compact digital mixers capabilities that make them outstanding choices for a wide range of applications. Experience the intuitive control and creative freedom that a truly evolved digital console can provide.

TouchFlow Operation™ – Smooth, Natural Control Flow

Yamaha digital consoles have always been designed with input from leading engineers worldwide to ensure that the most efficient, intuitive operation is achieved. The highly regarded Selected Channel and Centralogic™ interfaces attest to the success of that approach. The TF series combines Yamaha know-how with new input from the field and the latest ouch-screen technology to deliver an evolved experience in console operation. Smooth setup and operation, practical presets and scenes, refined design, and software applications that integrate seamlessly with the entire system: these elements comprise TouchFlow Operation, a new concept in console interfaces that offers unprecedented comfort and convenience in small consoles, for a wide range of users and applications.


TF5 Digital Mixing Console

Yamaha TF5 - Front

High input capacity and fader count makes this powerful console ideal for larger applications.

33 motor faders (32 channels + 1 master)
48 input mixing channels (40 mono + 2 stereo + 2 return)
20 Aux (8 mono + 6 stereo) + Stereo + Sub buses
8 DCA groups with Roll-out
32 analog XLR/TRS combo mic/line inputs + 2 analog RCA pin stereo line inputs
16 analog XLR outputs
34 x 34 digital record/playback channels via USB 2.0 + 2 x 2 via a USB storage device
8 Effects and 10 GEQ
1 expansion slot for NY64-D audio interface card

TF3 Digital Mixing Console

Yamaha TF3 - Front

Ample input capacity and hands-on control in a compact console that can handle a wide range of applications.

25 motor faders (24 channels + 1 master)
48 input mixing channels (40 mono + 2 stereo + 2 return)
20 Aux (8 mono + 6 stereo) + Stereo + Sub buses
8 DCA groups with Roll-out
24 analog XLR/TRS combo mic/line inputs + 2 analog RCA pin stereo line inputs
16 analog XLR outputs
34 x 34 digital record/playback channels via USB 2.0 + 2 x 2 via a USB storage device
8 Effects and 10 GEQ
1 expansion slot for NY64-D audio interface card

TF1 Digital Mixing Console

Yamaha TF1 - Front

Compact, portable, and even rack mountable, the TF1 offers impressive capability and versatility for smaller systems.

17 motor faders (16 channels + 1 master)
40 input mixing channels (32 mono + 2 stereo + 2 return)
20 Aux buses (8 mono + 6 stereo) + Stereo + Sub
8 DCA groups with Roll-out
16 analog XLR/TRS combo mic/line inputs + 2 analog RCA pin stereo line inputs
16 analog XLR outputs
34 x 34 digital record/playback channels via USB 2.0 + 2 x 2 via a USB storage device
8 Effects and 10 GEQ
1 expansion slot for NY64-D audio interface card

Tio1608-D I/O Rack

Yamaha Tio1608-D - Front

The Tio1608-D is a Dante-equipped I/O rack with 16 microphone/ line inputs and 8 line outputs.

The Tio1608-D is a Dante equipped I/O rack with 16 microphone/line inputs and 8 line outputs. The Tio1608-D preamplifiers can be remotely controlled from a TF series console. Connection from an on-stage Tio1608-D to a TF console at the mixing position only requires a CAT5e LAN cable for high-quality low-latency audio transfer. No bulky, heavy multi-cables and connector boxes are required. What’s more, basic patches are pre-programmed for fast, easy setup. Up to three Tio1608-D units can be connected simultaneously, providing a high-performance, high capacity stage box system with as many as 40 inputs and 24 outputs. The network connections can be daisy-chained when Tio1608-D units are used with a TF series console, eliminating the need for network switches.

NY64-D

Yamaha NY64-D Dante Interface Card

The NY64-D is a Dante expansion card for TF series consoles

The NY64-D is an I/O expansion card for TF series consoles that allows transmission and reception of up to 128 channels (64 in/64 out) of uncompressed 48 kHz 24 bit digital audio data via a Dante™ audio network. Used in conjunction with the Tio1608-D I/O it becomes possible to create a versatile stage box system with up to 48 inputs and 24 outputs.


Yamaha TF5 - Touch

Intuitive User Interface Optimized for Touch Panel Operation

In developing the TF series Yamaha engineers built from their existing base of acclaimed high-end mixer interfaces, adding intuitive control in an interface optimized for the type of touch panel control that has become a familiar feature in a wide range of applications. Allowing most operations to be carried out via the touch panel alone, the innovative TF series interface will quickly become second nature to a broad spectrum of users. Whether you have experience with Yamaha digital consoles, work with other digital consoles, operate analog consoles, or have never operated a mixer before, TF consoles will lead you to the desired results quickly and effortlessly through a smooth, efficient workflow. The availability of physical controls surrounding the touch panel further enhances control versatility and precision.

Touch Operation for Intimate Control

Refined for the smoothest possible operation via touch-panel control, the TF user interface offers a smooth workflow that can be an advantage in any mixing situation. The display content has been specifically designed for easy, direct accessibility, with a layout that promotes the most natural, efficient mixing. Touch panel operation is as easy as shaping the sound with your fingertips.

Touch & Turn Knob Offers Extra Control Precision

When you need extra precision for a fine EQ or other adjustment, the physical Touch & Turn knob is always available right beside the touch panel. There are also four User Defined Knobs below the panel that can be assigned to control compressor threshold, EQ gain, or other parameters you need fast, direct access to while mixing. The knobs always affect the currently selected channel.

Traditional Overview and Selected Channel Interfaces

Like the CL series consoles, operation is based around Overview and Selected Channel windows. The overview display shows the parameters for eight channels at a time, while the Touch & Turn knob provides direct access to gain, 1-knob EQ™, 1-knob COMP™, gate threshold, effect send level, pan, and other parameters. Touch the highlighted parameter a second time to switch to the Selected Channel display when you need access to detailed parameters for finer control.

New Features for Smooth Setup and Operation

Effective gain, compressor, and EQ setup requires a considerable degree of skill and experience. Even veteran engineers need to spend time on these important basic settings. In addition to their intuitive user interfaces, TF consoles include a number of features that contribute to faster, smoother setup of these essential parameters.

1-knob COMP™ & 1-knob EQ™: One Knob to Dial In the Ideal Sound

An experienced engineer can do a lot with a compressor: bring a guitar to life, add punch to bass, tighten up a snare, and make vocals ride clearly on the mix. The 1-knob COMP can do all of this quickly and easily, without the need to juggle multiple parameters to achieve the desired effect. Originally introduced in Yamaha analog mixers, the 1-knob COMP quickly became a popular and valued feature. It has now been further refined in a digital version that adds new setup ease and efficiency to the TF consoles. The same concept has been applied in a new 1-knob EQ feature that provides notably improved speed and smooth operation. 1-knob EQ has been painstakingly fine-tuned by Yamaha R&D staff in cooperation with distinguished sound engineers, to ensure that you can achieve outstanding results with minimum effort in the shortest possible time. A Vocal Mode makes it easier than ever to achieve a clear, well defined vocal sound, while an Intensity Mode offers 1-knob “intensity” control over EQ curves you either select from the presets or create from scratch. But there’s more: the 1-knob COMP and 1-knob EQ are provided on the output channels too, so you can quickly achieve overall output compression or EQ that ideally matches the room and audience size. The output 1-knob EQ has a Loudness Mode in place of the Vocal Mode, effectively increasing the sound pressure level while maintaining optimum sound as you rotate the knob. Both the 1-knob COMP and 1-knob EQ provide quick access to the full compressor and EQ displays, so you can fine tune settings as required.

GainFinder™ Supports Precision Gain Setup

Gain is the first adjustment the input signal sees, and the way it is set up influences how subsequent parameters will affect the signal. Yamaha has developed a way to make fast, accurate setup of this important basic parameter easier than ever. The new GainFinder feature facilitates optimum gain setup for individual input signals so that ideal overall operation and signal quality is achieved. The user only has to set channel gain so that the central green indicator in the level meter remains lit for the longest possible time. Of course the level meters also perform their traditional function, so standard gain setup procedure can be followed if preferred.

Practical Presets and Scenes – Shortcuts to Great Sound

The familiar Yamaha scene memory that stores mix settings for instant recall when needed is included as always. There’s also a range of channel presets that have been created in cooperation with leading microphone manufacturers and eminent sound engineers, providing starting points that take you a long way towards achieving great sound. The channel presets cover parameters such as HA gain, EQ, dynamics, and much more, right down to details like channel name and color. Less time needs to be spent on basic setup so that more time is available for refining the mix and communicating with the performers.

QuickPro Presets™ Provide Instant Access to Pro Sound Setups

The Yamaha R&D team developed a selection of optimized QuickPro Presets™ for a wide variety of microphones and output equipment by working in collaboration with well-respected engineers and major manufacturers such as Audio-Technica, FitEar, Sennheiser, Shure, Ultimate Ears and Westone Laboratories. With these practical presets even the novice engineer can get very close to the ideal sound, while experienced engineers will appreciate the significant time savings. For input channels we prepared more than 200 presets that range from vocals to drum sets. All the presets were precisely tuned by using a wide range of actual microphones, instruments. For output channels we developed presets for a variety of speaker systems and in-ear monitors such as Ultimate Ears with several variations to match different environments and room sizes. All of these can be used as is when time is tight, but they are also great starting points for manual fine tuning. Setups created from the presets or from scratch can be saved as additional presets too. The 1-knob EQ and 1-knob COMP can be used with QuickPro Presets™ providing a super-streamlined way to tweak your sound. In addition to the onboard presets, new QuickPro Presets™ will be added to the Yamaha Pro Audio website, so be sure to check for updates.

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