Yamaha Design “Synapses” MG Series
The best-selling compact mixer.
The third generation of the MG Series has been visually updated, with black as its body color and blue as the accent color, to tie the series together and organize the controls visually. The step between the I/O panel and the control panel segregates the mixer into functional zones, while a special forming process that bends the surface after printing creates a seamless appearance overall. Channel numbers are printed on the step’s riser for enhanced visual recognition.
We designed the new generation of the MG Series starting with a blank sheet of paper. We used a tough metal chassis that connects the front surface to the rear. Plastic side pads are attached to a durable body to make it easier to carry.
The MG Series encompasses ten models in five sizes to suit a wide range of applications. These condense functionality and controls into the most compact package possible, with a unified design that carries through every model in the series.
Mixer knobs are color-coded to indicate their function at a glance. The MG Series uses primary colors for maximum visibility in dark environments. The panel surface is printed with fine-grained graduations, and knobs are marked with indicator lines top and bottom, allowing the operator to make adjustments more precisely than ever.
- Yves Plattard
- Yamaha Design Laboratory