VLZ4. Important Safety Instructions. 1. Read these instructions. 2. Keep these instructions. 3. Heed all warnings. 4. Follow all instructions. 5. Do not use this. In a crowded subset of the mixer market, Mackie offers proven design, build, and operational qualities via its VLZ3. As a continuation of the series, the VLZ is an extremely popular consumer-level mixer from Mackie. The original CR was a game-changing .

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With the Rotopod kit you can configure your for desktop 11604 with the jack field facing up or out standard, right out of the box.

Sign Up for exclusive updates, new arrivals and insider-only discounts. The VLZ3 is a beautifully constructed 16 channel mixer that is fully analog. Here at Mackie, we take our compact mixers very seriously and we are proud of the innovation we’ve brought to the market place.

But our engineering team thrives on this kind of stuff so they tackled this one head on, creating one of the best compact mixers kackie ever offered: The old CR is well known in electronic music productionit was used to mix many songs, legend same as the first 2 albums were made daft punk on a CR or even little sister range.

After giving it a thorough workout I can vouch for the fact that this latest version of the perennial favorite is an absolute knockout! Our experienced team of experts offers the highest level of before- and after-sale service. Designing a mixer to take its place was a tremendous challenge, indeed.

The preamps are the high point of this mixer. Mackie mixer preamps are so quiet and clean, that many of our competitors have tried to copy themand with performance specs like ours under 0. They’ve survived earthquakes, hurricanes and typhoons, so Mackie mixers can certainly handle whatever you throw at them. I find that I often use the sweepable mid frequency as a second upper bass control. For rackmount installations, the Rotopod makes it easy to access the patchbay from either the front or rear of the vvlz3.


Finally, we use thick, horizontally mounted fiberglass PC boards to eliminate mackir potential for damage and brace them with a shock-absorbing support structure. Tremendous resources went into optimizing the center points of the channel EQ. It will be your work horse and handle all mackei your recordings. Since the VLZ3 has been completely redesigned from the ground up, I thought it might take a little getting used to. Mackie engineers burned the late-night oil and extracted even more headroom and frequency response from their successful XDR2 preamps.

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Related Items Add To Cart. No steep learning curve here; I can practically close my eyes and grab the knob I need without looking. And the top end sparkles—something you really notice when you start adding effects to the mix. The Mackie mixers you’ve come to know and love are now even more perfect than ever.

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Please choose 5 Amazing! They are superbly transparent and offer tremendous headroom versus the original XDR pres. Let’s be honest, for the small group that wants to repeat or young artist who wants to try their hand, the VLZ3 is sufficient and very correct. Instead of cheap, unsealed potentiometers, we use co-moulded pots, which offer substantial strain and impact relief. There are low cut filters pan controls, aux sends and inserts on each individual channel on the And the new 3-band active EQ is better than ever—in fact the individual controls seem to be more focused, more independent of each other.

We could have stopped right then and there, but we’re obsessed with perfection. A new voltage-selectable power supply means you can use these mixers anywhere in the world without investing your life’s savings in bizarre voltage adapters.

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Finally a console with a dynamic character a little “roots” which was pull out the electronic beats. The design of the VLZ3 is nothing to really look at, it is big and bulky but has a clean design and easy lay out to work with. Leave it to the innovative minds at Mackie to produce the VLZ Pro, the best-sounding mixer in its class vla3 more than mwckie years running. Setting up the VLZ3 ringing out the room, and riding the faders was a breeze—everything seemed like second nature.


As a result, we put the Lows at 80Hz and the Highs at 12kHz.

You’ll think it’s perfect, too. At the studio that I use this at, we have it ready to record anything from vocals to macike drum tracks.

These channels will be assigned to the mixer’s output section, delivering the signals to their ultimate destination, which could be your mixdown 2-track, your control room system or your headphones, making the VLZ3 a truly powerful, 8-track recording console. Request a new review. By sweeping the frequency down to somewhere between and Hz, I can give the kick drum and bass guitar real in-your-face punch, without the boominess that often occurs when the low EQ is cranked. And our ingenious Split-Monitoring function allows you to record and 11604 eight tracks without re-patching.

Even with a relatively low output mic on the kick drum, I was able to crank up the gain without any noticeable loss of low end. This gives VLZ3 mixers practical, useful equalization, providing not only sonic enhancement and correction, but also the tone-shaping facility to actually improve the musical nature of the original signal. Log in Become a member. Ideal for live use, and home and project studios seeking superior performance, the versatile VLZ3 Compact Mixer is equally at home on the mackir or in the studio.