Mackie 1604-VLZ4 16 Channels Mixer
The Mackie 1604-VLZ4 Mixer is an 16-channel analogue mixer with 16 Onyx mic preamps, 4 Aux Sends per channel, 4 Mix Buses and 8 direct outputs.
- Amazingly rugged analogue mixer with 16 microphone preamplifiers and four stereo channels
- Onyx mic preamps offer up to 60dB of gain for great performance with any mic
- Ultra-low-noise performance gives you clean, clear sound
- High-resolution stereo meters give you fast, easy visual indication of your signal levels
- Sealed rotary controls resist dirt build-up and ensure long-term reliability
- Premium-quality mixer with proven components
- Incredible sound quality
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The Mackie 1604VLZ4 mixer continues the VLZ Series' trend for rock-solid construction, while taking sound quality to a new level. Along with an amazingly wide dynamic range, incredible 60dB gain range on the Onyx microphone preamplifiers, and ultra-low-noise performance, the 1604VLZ4 also boasts better-than-ever RF rejection for prime performance in broadcast situations. Add to all these features some high-resolution meters, generous I/O, and sealed rotary controls that keep out the dirt, the Mackie 1604VLZ4 is another great mixer from Mackie.
The Mackie 1604VLZ4 contains sixteen of Mackie's premium-quality Onyx mic preamps for natural, transparent sound. The mic/line channels are equipped with a 3-band EQ with sweepable mids. Signal routing is easy and flexible. On top of all that, the Mackie 1604VLZ4 is built Mackie-tough - this mixer will perform even in the most harrowing situations.
The 1604VLZ4 boasts sealed rotary controls that resist grime, dust, and anything else that may spill onto your mixer. It's not designed to be fully waterproof, but it's an extra level of protection you'll be glad of when running live sound in a hectic environment.
VLZ stands for 'very low noise', and that's just part of the appeal of the Mackie 1604VLZ4 mixer. In all you've got a 128.5dB dynamic range, making it easy to achieve full, punchy mixes. The Onyx mic preamps have a 60dB gain range, so you can get the best out of virtually any microphone. Also, the 1604VLZ4's line inputs handle +22 dBu signal levels, so you can connect high-output sound sources without worrying about distorting your inputs.
Main features of the 1604VLZ4 include:
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
Phantom power for condenser mics
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
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 (not supplied)
Multi-voltage power supply for worldwide use