How does the “AUTO TAKE” feature on the Panasonic WJ-MX12 work? Also, what is the purpose?
According to the Instruction Manual for the WJ-MX12 from Panasonic, the "AUTO TAKE" feature allows "A WIPE MIX EFFECT mode" to be "operated automatically without changing the MIX/WIPE lever."
This is from pp. 2 of the manual that you can read here:
On pp. 16 item 4 of the same manual there are more details