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Mackie 1604VLZ4 Compact Mixer (1604VLZ4) 16 channels

with 16 Boutique-Quality Onyx Mic Preamps

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  • Mackie 1604VLZ4 16-Channel 4-Bus Compact Mixer
  • Power Supply
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty

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Mackie's 1604VLZ4 is a compact 4-bus mixer that's perfect for medium sized live sound applications like worship bands or youth rooms. Featuring 16-channels with 16 boutique-quality Onyx preamps. Additionally, the 1604VLZ4 has a 3-band EQ with sweepable midrange and an 18 dB/oct 75Hz low-cut filter on mic input channels.

The new Mackie VLZ4 series takes the industry standard of compact analog mixers to the next level of performance, design and durability. The enormous success of Mackie's VLZ mixers relies on an intense attention to detail, build quality and continuous improvement over 25 years. The new VLZ4 series adds significant improvements in three areas - high-quality preamps, overall sonic performance and an ergonomic chassis design. There's a VLZ4 mixer in nearly every size - from small desktop mixers to medium and large live sound applications, all at the same affordable prices you've come to expect from Mackie.

Mackie 1604VLZ4 Features:

  • 16-channel mixer featuring Mackie signature high-headroom/low-noise design
  • 16 boutique-quality Onyx mic preamps
  • Ultra-wide 60dB gain range
  • 128.5 dB dynamic range
  • +22 dBu line input handling
  • Extended frequency response
  • Distortion under 0.0007% (20Hz 50kHz)
  • Phantom power for studio condenser mics
  • Improved RF rejection perfect for broadcast applications
  • 16 high-headroom line inputs with +4/-10 operation control
  • 16 balanced inserts perfect for integrating outboard gear
  • 3-band EQ with sweepable midrange
  • 18 dB/oct 75Hz low-cut filter on mic input channels
  • 4 aux sends, level, pan, solo and overload/mute LEDs on each channel
  • 4 stereo returns, 8 direct outs and 4 group/bus outputs
  • 60mm long-wearing log-taper faders
  • Control room / phones multi-input source matrix
  • High-resolution 12-segment stereo meters
  • Sealed rotary control resist dust and grime
  • Built-Like-A-Tank rugged steel chassis with powder-coat finish
  • High-visibility, high-contrast controls deliver convenient at-a-glance visual feedback
  • Rack-mountable design with three physical configurations via Rotopod accessory (sold separately)
  • Multi-voltage power supply for worldwide use

Specifications for the Mackie 1604VLZ4 Compact Mixer

{ "Noise" : { "Main Mix Noise" : { "Main Mix Fader @ Unity, Channel Faders Down" : "-88.5 dBu (92 dB signal-to-noise ratio, ref +4 dBu) ", "Main Mix Fader @ Unity, Channel Faders @ Unity" : "-82.5 dBu ", "(20 Hz to 20 kHz bandwidth, 1/4" main out, channel gains at unity, channel EQs flat, all channels assigned to main mix, odd channels panned left, even channels panned right)" : "" } }, "Total Harmonic Distortion (THD)" : { "Microphone In to Insert Send" : "<0.0007% ", "Microphone In to Main Out" : "<0.005% ", "(1 kHz @ 35 dB gain, 20 Hz to 20 kHz bandwidth)" : "" }, "Crosstalk / Attenuation" : { "Channel Mute Switch Engaged" : "-84 dBu", "Channel Gain Knob Down" : "-84 dBu ", "(1 kHz relative to 0 dBu, 20 Hz to 20 kHz bandwidth, line in, 1/4" main out, gain @ unity)" : "" }, "Frequency Response" : { "Microphone Input to Main Output (Gain @ Unity)" : [ "+0, -1 dB, 20 Hz to 50 kHz", "+0, -3 dB, <10 Hz to >100 kHz" ] }, "Equivalent Input Noise" : { "150 Ω Termination" : "-128.5 dBu, 20 Hz to 20 kHz", "Microphone input to insert send out, maximum gain" : "" }, "Common Mode Rejection Ratio" : "Better than -70 dB @ 1 kHz", "Maximum Level" : { "Microphone In" : "+22 dBu", "All Other Inputs" : "+22 dBu", "Main Mix TRS Out" : "+28 dBu", "All Other Outputs" : "+22 dBu" }, "Impedance" : { "Microphone In" : "2.5 kΩ", "Channel Insert Return" : "2.5 kΩ", "All Other Inputs" : "10 kΩ or greater", "Tape Out" : "1.1 kΩ", "All Other Outputs" : "120 Ω" }, "Equalizer" : { "High Shelving" : "±15 dB @ 12 kHz", "Mid Peaking" : "±15 dB sweep 100 Hz to 8 kHz ", "Low Shelving" : "±15 dB @ 80 Hz", "Low Cut Filter" : "18 dB/octave, -3 dB @ 75 Hz" }, "Power Consumption" : "50 W, 100 to 120 VAC, 50 to 60 Hz", "Operating Temperature" : "32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)", "Fuse Rating" : { "100 to 120V" : "1 A slo blo, 5 x 20 mm", "220 to 240V" : "0.5 A slo blo, 5 x 20 mm" }, "Dimensions (H x W x D)" : "17.0 x 17.3 x 5.1" (433.0 x 440.0 x 129.0 mm)", "Weight" : "20.0 lb (9.1 kg)" }

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