The Yamaha MG166CX is a 16–Channel Mixing Console with ten mic (XLR hybrid) and 16 Line Inputs (8 mono + 4 stereo), two GROUP Buses + one Stereo Bus, and four AUX sends.
Yamaha MG166CX 16-Channel Mixer With Compression and Effects
Mix channels: 64 mono, 8 stereo
Busses: 16 mix, 8 matrix (Input to Matrix supported)
Local I/O: 32 in, 16 out
Fader configuration: 32 + 2 (Master)
Stainless steel iPad support stays
Port-to-Port Dante Networking: Allows QL console inputs and outputs to act as a “stage box” for interconnecting with other Dante-equipped consoles Dugan Automixing: Renowned Dan Dugan automatic microphone mixing is built-in to the QL consoles
Dual Channel Inserts: Each input channel features dual insert points for advanced signal routing and processing
File Compatability with Cl-Series: Console mix data is fully interchangeable between CL and QL and vice versa)
Intuitive and familiar touchscreen (same as that of CL series)
Support for AES67 interoperability standard allowing communication with Ravenna, Q-LAN, Livewire, and other audio networks, for significantly improved system expandability.
The Dante Device Lock feature that prevents unwanted changes to Dante settings is also supported, enhancing system security in halls and installations that are routinely used by outside operators or operators who bring their own equipment.
The number of supported Shure wireless receivers has also increased. Version 4.1 additionally supports non-Dante devices including the AXT400, QLXD4, and ULXD4. Control and monitoring are supported for all devices, plus transmitter gain control for the AXT400.
Other features include one-operation EQ type selection, improved RTA visibility, and patch window effect type and channel name displays.
Mounting and patching of the Audinate Dante-MY16-AUD2 mini-YGDAI card and audiotechnik DS10 Audio Network Bridge are also supported.