Mackie VLZ4 Series Compact Mixers is the original no-nonsense mixer series featuring Mackie’s flagship Onyx mic preamps. Find great deals for Mackie VLZ3 4-channel Ultra Compact Mixer W Power Supply. Shop with confidence on eBay!. Mackie & VLZ3 While large consoles may attract all the longing glances, the reality is that many studios now can do without them, but there remains a.

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Everything was under control and I heard a clean, professional sound. Forum Rules and 402vkz3. It is ideal for live performers who need one stereo source for their main audio, and 1 other stereo source for a backup source or something 402lz3 to use in conjunction with your main audio feed. The result is the most rock solid, the most easy to use and, yes, the best sounding compact mixer ever created.

Placing the VLZ3 comfortably on synth 2, the first thing I appreciated was having volume and EQ controls at my fingertips.

The one thing i like about mackies versus other budget mixers is that you have a little boost after 12 makcie if you need it when playing out. Strict attention to component quality has led to innovations like our custom M80 op-amps and class-leading negative summing bus architecture. The very definition of an analog compact mixer, Mackie VLZ4 is the original do-it-yourself and be sure it sounds great mixing solution. Only runs on provided power supply.

Had the Mackie macjie shown up when it did, there would have been no gig for my band—or at least plenty of pandemonium trying to get me set up.

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With three XLR ins, three pairs of stereo inputs, and slightly larger size, it still fit comfortably on top of my synths. VLZ4 ups the level of sonic quality at every level, featuring Mackie’s flagship Onyx mic preamps and premium components from front to back.


Keep in mind that there’s absolutely no difference in sound quality between the two. I’m constantly amazed at how Mackie seems to think of every possible scenario in advance. mac,ie

VLZ4 Series Compact Mixer Series – Mackie

Anyway, it was a done deal—I’d be taking the to the gig. If I had just the guitar and one stereo synth, the VLZ3 would have easily done the trick. How did the set go? Will easily fit in your backpack.

For those who don’t know, Summit makes high-end studio gear. It also comes with Mackie’s Tracktion 3 Project Bundle music production software.

Mackie 402VLZ3 4-channel Ultra Compact Mixer W Power Supply

Wouldn’t hesitate one bit to make it my main gigging mixer. EQ is two-band high- and low-shelving, which gave me the option of adding a little air or removing some low-end rumble. Trying to find a small-format mixer that sounds like the big boys has been near-impossible till now. I can’t tell you what a relief it was to have the Accessories From mixer covers to keep the grime away to rackmount kits for the working pro, here’s all the VLZ4 accessories you will ever need.

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If you have a small computer-based recording setup, either of these mixers will do, but I’d recommend the VLZ3 hands-down for the small home studio. How clever is that?!

VLZ4 Series

Super 402vz3 and sounds great. I’d use these anytime, anywhere, and in any professional setting without reservation. You would just be able to EQ one source only. Mackie relentlessly pursues the perfection of the 402clz3 mixer. Getting back to the “Mackie thinks of everything” department, the external power supply has a locking connector so you never have to worry about accidental disconnection during a performance.


Availability Easily bought online, or sold at all the main music retailers.

Price A nice price for the quality of what you are getting. The only issue I had was a bit of disappointment with this “Artist” modeling pedal I had bought recently—I couldn’t get it to sound right. Meanwhile, the FOH engineer jackie to help out. I figured that a mini-mixer would do the trick, but I didn’t want to buy one for one night only; and more to the point, I’m a battery-sniffing tone-snob who doesn’t want the equivalent of a sonic speed bump in-between my instruments and amps.

It’s Friday night, our turn 402lvz3 play, and setup was a nightmare—I had no amps to plug into. Once acoustic signals are converted to an electronic signal via a Extremely simple and straight forward design. To understand clipping, it is helpful to have a basic understanding of the electronic systems in which the audio signal travels. Please login or register. Features The very definition of an analog compact mixer, Mackie VLZ4 is the original do-it-yourself and be sure it sounds great mixing solution.

Durability It’s built pretty solid. My jam-night setup would be guitar effects into channels 1 and 2; synth 1 into channel 3, which can either be mono XLR or stereo TRS; and synth 2 stereo into line-in didn’t need Skip to forum content. You must login or sign up to post a reply. Portability Extremely portable, but only runs on power supply provided. The new Mackie VLZ series changes all that.