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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I ,ackie went stereo line-out into my trusty Summit preamp and sure enough, there was the pedal’s stellar sound as promised. Finally, I could actually play music instead of controls. Call it providence or synchronicity, the mixers showed up on Tuesday, the week of the jam, giving me the opportunity to see if they could back up the promise of macike sound quality with a footprint smaller than a Chinese empress.

However, the 2nd set of stereo inputs does not have any EQ knobs. From every input to every output, VLZ4 is optimized to deliver professional-quality results each and every time. 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.

Size Super small and compact! For those who don’t know, Summit makes high-end studio gear. Prior to having theI’d been struggling with the sound of the amps and balancing levels. Forum Rules and Announcements. It’s Thursday—night before the gig—our dress rehearsal.

Ease of Use Very easy to use and the layout is similar to any other mixer you have 402v,z3 seen. Wouldn’t hesitate one bit to make it my main gigging mixer. Somehow, Mackie has managed to shrink a large-format console down to munchkin-size and retain the sound quality and functionality. I liked the greater amount of control the offered—and I didn’t know what I’d be facing at the jam.


Once acoustic signals are converted to an electronic signal mackei a I know what Mackie mixers are capable of in terms of sound quality.

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I brought the VLZ3 with me. Extremely simple and straight forward design. Had the Mackie not 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. 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 nackie need Skip to forum content.

The one thing i like about mackies versus other budget mixers is that you have a little boost after 12 oclock if you need it when playing out. It may illustrate 402lz3 deficiencies as a engineer, but playing out live with one got way easier versus other budget mixers when dealing with strange sound at mackid. Strict attention to component quality has led to innovations like our custom M80 op-amps and class-leading negative summing bus architecture.

That is pretty much the only thing I could negatively say about this mixer. Everything was under control and I 420vlz3 a clean, professional sound. With three XLR ins, three pairs of stereo inputs, and slightly larger size, it still fit comfortably on top of my synths. As the above subtitle suggests, it just so happened that I was tapped to do a hands-on review of the Mackie and VLZ3.

Availability Easily bought online, or sold at all the main music retailers. I felt as though I was running back and forth spinning sonic plates on sticks. Setup went faster and the first thing everybody noticed was how good the Artist pedal and the rest of my setup sounded. The very definition of an analog compact mixer, Mackie VLZ4 is the original do-it-yourself and be sure it sounds great mixing solution.

Now, the new VLZ series mixers promise the same sound quality as Mackie’s big boys in a super-compact footprint. You would just be able to EQ one source only.


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

I tell you this for one reason only: From mixer covers to keep the grime away to rackmount kits for the working pro, here’s all the VLZ4 mackkie you will ever nackie.

Please login or register. Price A nice price for the quality of what you are getting. 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 else to use in conjunction with your main audio feed. VLZ4 ups the level of sonic quality at every level, featuring Mackie’s flagship Onyx mic preamps and premium components from front to back. 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.

Still a great quality mixer! You must login or sign up to post a reply. Also, I had no idea what the backline amps would look like.

Sorry, didn’t mean to shout, but I really do. Will easily fit in your backpack. Trying to find a small-format mixer that sounds like the big boys has been near-impossible till now.

Personal Experiences Sounds great and it 40v2lz3 super compact. The new 4022vlz3 VLZ series changes all that. 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 also comes with Mackie’s Tracktion 3 Project Bundle music production software. That’s when I started wavering about bringing the Anyway, it was a done deal—I’d be taking the to the gig. Fun The Mackie Mixbusters.