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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Fidelity Onyx Preamps Ultra-wide 60dB gain range It’s Friday night, our turn to play, and setup was a nightmare—I had no amps to plug into.

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Fun The Mackie Mixbusters. Now, the new VLZ series mixers promise the same sound quality as Mackie’s big boys in a super-compact footprint. 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. 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.

How clever is that?! If I had just the guitar and one stereo synth, the VLZ3 would have easily done the trick. The result is the most rock solid, the most easy to use and, yes, the best sounding compact mixer ever created.

I felt as though I was running back and forth spinning sonic plates on sticks. Did I mention that the sound of the Mackie preamps was so good, I kept thinking that I was hearing the Summit pres?


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. Suffice to say, everything came together and we “punted posterior and accepted billing information”—all thanks to the Mackie VLZ3.

Skip to forum content. Still a great quality mixer! Super small and sounds great.

I then went stereo line-out into my trusty Summit preamp and sure enough, there was the pedal’s stellar sound as promised. For those who don’t know, Summit makes high-end studio gear. Jackie Rules and Announcements. Line-in bypasses the Summit’s preamp section.

I’d use these anytime, anywhere, and in any professional setting without reservation. 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.

I know what Mackie mixers are capable of in terms of sound quality. With three XLR ins, three pairs of stereo inputs, mwckie slightly larger size, it still fit comfortably on top of my synths. Ease of Use Very 4002vlz3 to use and the layout is similar to any other mixer you have probably seen. Placing the VLZ3 comfortably on synth 2, the first thing I appreciated was having volume and EQ controls at my fingertips.

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Strict attention to component quality has led to innovations like our custom M80 op-amps and class-leading negative summing bus architecture. I can’t tell you what a relief it was to have the 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 high-end sound quality with a footprint smaller than a Chinese empress.


That’s when I started wavering about bringing the Wouldn’t hesitate one bit to make it my main gigging mixer. Meanwhile, the FOH engineer comes to help out. Anyway, it was a done deal—I’d be taking the to the gig. How did the set go?

That is pretty much the only thing I could negatively say about this mixer. You are not logged in. It may illustrate my deficiencies as a engineer, but playing out live 402vl3z one got way easier versus other budget mixers when dealing with strange sound at clubs. However, the 2nd set of stereo inputs does not have any EQ knobs.

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

Best of all, I could bring all of my instruments up or down at once with the main volume knob. I tell you 402v,z3 for one reason only: I liked the greater amount of control the offered—and I didn’t know what I’d be facing at the jam. The new Mackie VLZ series changes all that.

EQ is two-band high- and low-shelving, which gave me the option of adding a little air or removing some low-end rumble.