Site Overlay


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.

Author: Goltill Muzilkree
Country: Denmark
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Photos
Published (Last): 22 February 2009
Pages: 419
PDF File Size: 20.64 Mb
ePub File Size: 19.20 Mb
ISBN: 472-9-50367-646-2
Downloads: 77859
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Daikazahn

From every input to every output, VLZ4 is optimized to deliver professional-quality results each and every time. With three XLR ins, three pairs of stereo inputs, and slightly larger size, it still fit comfortably on top of my synths.

Price A nice price for the quality of what you are getting. It also comes with Mackie’s Tracktion 3 Project Bundle music production software. Keep in mind that there’s absolutely no difference in sound quality between the two.

It’s Friday night, our turn to play, and setup was a nightmare—I had no amps to plug into. If I had just the guitar and one stereo synth, the VLZ3 would have easily done the trick.

You are not logged in. Trying to find a small-format mixer that sounds like the big boys has been near-impossible till now. I liked the greater maclie of control the offered—and I didn’t know what I’d be facing at the jam.

Please login or register. Size Super small and compact!

Mackie VLZ3 Compact Mixer review (Page 1) – Product reviews – Forums –

402vlz33 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. Best of all, I could bring all of my instruments up or down at once with the main volume knob. Will easily fit in your backpack.


How clever is that?! Couldn’t sleep, so I decided to run through the show and test the VLZ3. Features The very definition of an analog compact mixer, 402vla3 VLZ4 is the original do-it-yourself and be sure it sounds great mixing solution. 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. Setup went faster and the first thing everybody noticed was how good the Artist pedal and the rest of my setup sounded.

Everything was under control and I heard a clean, professional sound. Personal Experiences Sounds great and it is super compact. 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. However, the 2nd set of stereo inputs does not have any EQ knobs.

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

Skip to forum content. Wouldn’t hesitate one bit to make it my main gigging mixer. Sustainability Batteries, Tapes, Etc. I felt as though I was running back and forth spinning sonic plates on sticks.

I brought the VLZ3 with me.

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. Somehow, Mackie has managed to shrink a large-format console down to munchkin-size and retain the sound quality and functionality. 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.

Did I mention that the sound of the Mackie preamps was so good, I kept thinking that I was hearing the Summit pres?

Super small and sounds great. Sorry, didn’t mean to shout, but I really do. VLZ4 ups the level of sonic quality at every level, featuring Mackie’s flagship Onyx mic preamps and premium components from front to back. Having the Mackie’s three-band EQ made it easy for me to blend my instruments and balance levels with the other players. 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.


I’m constantly amazed at how Mackie seems to think of every possible scenario in advance. How did the set go? To give you a mental image, synth 1 is a note keyboard and synth 2 is a 1U rack module that sits on top of synth 1.

Only runs on provided power supply.

Just got one of these and it rules. Finally, I could actually play music instead of controls. Fidelity Onyx Preamps Ultra-wide 60dB gain range Now, the new VLZ series mixers promise makcie same sound quality as Mackie’s big boys in a super-compact footprint.

Still a great quality mixer! The very definition of an analog compact mixer, Mackie VLZ4 is the original do-it-yourself and be sure it sounds great mixing solution. Meanwhile, the FOH engineer comes to help out. 402vpz3 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.

Skip to main content. It’s Thursday—night before the gig—our dress rehearsal. Mackie relentlessly pursues the perfection of the compact mixer. That is pretty much the only thing I could negatively say about this mixer. I tell you this for one reason only: Also, I had no idea what the backline amps would look like. Portability Extremely portable, but only runs on power supply provided.