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Documentation and Training

Use the video presentations and guides listed here to learn how to get the most out of Yamaha pro audio products at your own pace. Optimum system design and setup as well as operation are the keys to refined sound.

These training videos will give you an overall feel for the potential of the PM5D, M7CL, and CL/QL series digital mixing consoles while helping you to acquire essential basic operation skills.

CL Series Online Seminar

Experience our CL series training seminar online!
The features and functions are explained by Leland Green - one of the most experienced trainers of Yamaha digital mixing consoles. You can follow the contents in order, or choose a particular video focusing on a topic.

1. Hardware Overview
2. System Configuration - Basics
3. Console Operation - Basics
4. Console Operation - Advanced

Notes:

  • CL firmware version 1.11 was used for this presentation. Some features, such as Dante Setup, have been added in later versions and weren’t available at the time the video was recorded. Refer to the update history on the download page and the owner’s manual for details.
  • Future updates may result in further changes to features or specifications.
* The subtitles are available in English, Spanish, Russian, Chinese, and Japanese. If your language does not appear, click the menu button at the bottom-right of player and choose it.

QL Series Online Seminar

Experience our QL series training seminar online!

The features and functions are explained by Leland Green and Jose Perez - the top two most experienced trainers of Yamaha digital mixing consoles. You can follow the contents in order, or choose a particular video focusing on a topic.

1. Hardware Overview
2. System Configuration - Basics
3. Console Operation - Basics
4. Console Operation - Advanced

Introducing the Yamaha PM5D

Live sound engineer Randy Weitzel explains the appeal and features of the PM5D. This 40-minute presentation can be viewed in its entirety, or individual topics of interest can be viewed as time allows.



[English], [French], [German], [Italian], [Spanish], [Japanese]
[Movie: 40 min.]

M7CL Online Seminar

This training seminar by Jose Perez includes three-hours of material that will give you an in-depth look at the capabilities and features of the M7CL.


The guides listed below provide valuable info that’s focused on specific aspects of console operation: live recording, remote control, and more. You just might find a solution you’ve been looking for. These guides are updated or appended whenever an update or new product is released, so keep coming back for the latest information.

Live Recording Guides
Name Description
Live Recording Guide: CL Series Workflow and tips for efficient high-quality live multitrack recording using a Yamaha digital mixing console and DAW software such as Steinberg Nuendo or Cubase. Convenient template files provided.
Live Recording Guide: Dante
Live Recording Guide: MADI

Control Guides
Name Description
Yamaha Dante devices with AES67 Guide This document describes general instructions to connect Yamaha Dante devices with 3rd-party non-Dante AES67 devices.
Dante-MY16-AUD & R Series HA Remote Control Guide This guide describes the setup of a system where you remotely control the head amplifier of an I/O rack connected with the Dante audio network, via the Dante-MY16-AUD card inserted in a Yamaha digital mixer.
MIDI Control Guide This guide introduces the MIDI message examples to control Yamaha digital mixers from an external device.
Shure Wireless with Yamaha CL/QL Setup Guide This document outlines the simple setup procedure of Shure's ULXD4D/4Q, AXT400, ULXD4, and QLXD4 wireless mic receivers with Yamaha CL & QL consoles, and provides tips for deploying a successful system.
Waves MultiRack SoundGrid with Yamaha Mixers This guide suggests how best to integrate the Waves MultiRack SoundGrid with Yamaha digital mixers, focusing on the available MIDI remote control functions.
CL/QL series with KLANG IEM Solutions Guide This document shows how to set up Yamaha CL/QL series consoles with KLANG 3D in-ear monitoring systems via Dante network.
CL/QL series with Aviom Personal Mixer Guide This guide features a system setup example that shows how to integrate Aviom personal mixers into a Dante network that is based on Yamaha CL/QL series digital mixing consoles.

Quick Start Guides and Tips
Name Description
PM5D Quick Start Guide
[Part1] [Part2] [Part3]
An introduction to PM5D functions and features for first-time users.
M7CL V3 Quick Start Guide
[Part1] [Part2] [Part3]
An introduction to the new features provided by the Version 3 firmware plus M7CL-48ES features for first-time M7CL users.
M7CL V3 Shortcuts & Tips Introduces handy functions and shortcuts that can enhance M7CL V3 operating efficiency and workflow.
M7CL-48ES Auto Configure Guide Set up your M7CL-48ES system in just three steps.
M7CL V3 Recall Safe Guide Make effective use of the scene memory Recall Safe and Focus functions.
LS9 Quick Start Guide An easy manual for the LS9 novice.
LS9 Reference Panel layout and setup procedures from connections to getting sound out of the console. For first-time LS9 users.
LS9 Shortcuts & Tips Introduces handy functions and shortcuts that can enhance LS9 operating efficiency and workflow.
SB168-ES/M7CL Quick Setup Guide Setting up a stagebox system with an M7CL or LS9 console and an SB168-ES stagebox in three easy steps. Console files can be downloaded from the links below:

M7CL console file: here
LS9 console file: here
SB168-ES/LS9 Quick Setup Guide

Owner’s manuals include all information necessary for setup and operation of the corresponding product. In addition to making it easy to search for information via a table of contents and index, owner’s manuals in pdf format allow keyword text searches that can take you directly to the desired info. Yamaha owner’s manuals are created by a dedicated in-house team, and in 1999 Yamaha was the first manufacturer in the industry to make all owner’s manuals available via the internet free of charge, including manuals for legacy products.

Manuals

Others

Other documents, including product datasheets, can be downloaded from the individual product web pages. The individual product pages can be access from the “Overview” list.

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