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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As the mac,ie subtitle suggests, it just so happened that I was tapped to do a hands-on review of the Mackie and VLZ3. Finally, I could actually play music instead of controls. I know what Mackie mixers are capable of in terms of sound quality. Fidelity Onyx Preamps Ultra-wide 60dB gain range Wouldn’t hesitate one bit to make it my main gigging mixer.

From every input to every output, VLZ4 is optimized to deliver professional-quality results each and every time.

You would just be able to EQ one source only. Setup went faster and the first thing everybody noticed was how good the Artist pedal and the rest of my setup sounded.

VLZ4 Series Compact Mixer Series – Mackie

It’s Thursday—night before the gig—our dress rehearsal. Did I mention that the sound of the Mackie preamps was so good, I kept thinking that I was hearing the Summit pres? 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.

You must login or sign up to post a 402glz3. Strict attention to component quality has led to innovations like our custom M80 op-amps and class-leading negative summing bus architecture. Sorry, didn’t mean to shout, but I really do.


Meanwhile, the FOH engineer comes to help out. 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. Please login or register. Skip to main content. I liked the greater amount of control the offered—and I didn’t know what I’d be facing at the jam.

Only runs on provided power supply.

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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. How clever is that?! That is pretty much the only thing I could negatively say about this mixer.

I then went stereo line-out into my trusty Summit preamp and sure enough, 420vlz3 was the pedal’s stellar sound as promised. If I had just the guitar and one stereo synth, the VLZ3 would have easily done the trick. Sustainability Batteries, Tapes, Etc.

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

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

Also, I had no idea what the backline amps would look like. To give you a mental image, synth 1 is a note keyboard and synth 2 is a 1U rack mackiie that sits on top of synth 1. That’s when I started wavering about bringing the 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.

Price A nice price for the quality of what you are getting. VLZ4 ups the level of sonic quality at every level, featuring Mackie’s flagship Onyx mic preamps and premium components from front to back. Portability Extremely portable, but only runs on power supply provided. Extremely simple and straight forward design.


The very definition of an analog compact mixer, Mackie VLZ4 is the original do-it-yourself and be sure it sounds great mixing solution. I tell you this for one reason only: With three XLR ins, three pairs of stereo inputs, and slightly larger size, it still fit comfortably on top of my synths.

The new Mackie VLZ series changes all that. However, the 2nd set of stereo inputs does not have any EQ knobs. Just got one of these and it rules. Everything was under control and I heard a clean, professional sound. Mackie msckie pursues the perfection of the compact mixer. Skip to forum content. Line-in bypasses the Summit’s preamp section.

Personal Experiences Sounds great and it is super compact. Durability It’s built pretty solid.

How did the set go? Anyway, it was a done deal—I’d be taking the to the gig. Once acoustic signals are converted to an electronic signal via a Availability Easily bought online, or sold at all the main music retailers.

I’d use these anytime, anywhere, and in any professional setting without reservation. Will easily fit in your backpack. Now, the new VLZ series mixers promise the same sound quality as Mackie’s big boys in a super-compact footprint.

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