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Run Waves Plugins Live on Your Yamaha Console

The WSG-Y16 V2 is a Mini-YGDAI card which makes it possible to run Waves plugins on selected Yamaha mixing consoles, using Waves SoundGrid technology.Together with a switch, a SoundGrid DSP server, and a Mac or PC, the WSG-Y16 V2 lets you process 16 channels of audio in super-low latency using Waves and third party SoundGrid-compatible plugins. With a rich feature set including a redundancy and recovery safety net, MIDI control from the console, plus scalability and expandability, the WSG-Y16 V2 is an essential asset to any compatible Yamaha mixing console. WSG-Y16 V2 also features clock Sync over Ethernet for syncing multiple consoles and performing digital splits.


  • 24-bit sample resolution
  • Supports both native/generic and emulation modes of the YGDAI interface
  • Record to two computers simultaneously
  • Extremely low-latency networking platform for processing, playback and recording
  • Connects to SoundGrid systems and SoundGrid-compatible devices
  • Supports 44.1, 48, 88.2 & 96 kHz sample rates
  • 16 I/O channels of audio at 44.1/48 kHz; 8 I/O channels of audio at 88.2/96 kHz
  • Clock Sync over Ethernet (SoE) for digital splits and audio networking
  • Works with all consoles installed with WSG-Y16 V1 card
  • Redundancy and recovery options
  • Compatible with standard computers and switches
  • Comes with the SoundGrid Studio Application for ASIO/Core Audio recording and playback
  • MIDI control from consoles
  • Add up to four cards for 64/32-channel processing and recording

About SoundGrid

SoundGrid is Waves' Audio-over-Ethernet networking and processing technology which provides extremely low latency, high channel-count audio processing for Waves and third party SoundGrid compatible plugins. Since it uses standard, off-the-shelf network switches, servers, and computers, it is an extremely cost-effective live sound platform.


Channel Count 16IN / 16OUT
Sampling frequency 44.1kHz, 48kHz, 88.2kHz, 96kHz
Resolution 24 bit
Connector 1 x RJ-45
1 x MIDI
*MIDI port for snapshot and parameter control

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