Yamaha Has An App for That – StageMix is an application for the Apple iPad that allows remote control of M7CL mix functions via a simple, intuitive graphic interface from anywhere within wireless range. The application enables the engineer to set up monitor mixes from a performer‘s position on stage directly controlling mix parameters via the iPad. To run StageMix on an iPad, a wireless connection from the iPad to a WIFI access point and an Ethernet connection from the WIFI access point to M7CLv3 is required.
Initial M7CLv3 controllable parameters scheduled to be implemented in StageMix are Sends on Faders, Input Channel Faders, Input Channel On⁄Off, Input Channel Parametric EQs, Input Channel Cue, Mix Master Faders, Mix Bus On⁄Off, Mix Bus Parametric EQs, Mix Bus Cue, Last Cue⁄Mix Cue Mode, and Clear All Cues. Graphic EQs will be available in a subsequent version. Display only parameters implemented are Input Channel Names, Input Channel Meters, Mix⁄Matrix Bus Names, Mix Bus Meters, EQ Input Meter, and EQ Output Meter.
“With the introduction of the Apple iPad and its wide use in audio production, we felt it was necessary to provide our customers with the StageMix app for those customers who wish to control their M7CL consoles remotely,” states mixer product manager Kevin Kimmel.