Mackie 3204-VLZ4 32 Channel Mixer
The Mackie 3204-VLZ4 Mixer is a 32-channel analogue mixer with 28 Onyx mic preamps, 6 Aux Sends per channel, 4 x Mix Buses, built-in effects, and a 4x2 24-bit USB audio interface.
- Amazingly rugged analogue mixer with 28 Onyx microphone preamplifiers that 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
- Four-bus design and intuitive routing make it easy to create submixes for easier, faster mixing
- Built-in 32-bit RMFX+ Effects and dual FX processors making it easy to add studio-quality effects to your show
- 4 x 2 USB audio interface makes it easy to capture high-quality 24-bit recordings
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The Mackie 3204VLZ4 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 3204VLZ4 also boasts better-than-ever RF rejection for prime performance in broadcast situations. The 3204VLZ4 also boasts effects DSP with two internal FX sends, and even a 4 x 2, 24-bit USB audio interface for easy, high-quality recording. Add to all these features some high-resolution meters, generous I/O, and sealed rotary controls that keep out the dirt, the Mackie 3204VLZ4 is another great mixer from Mackie.
The Mackie 3204VLZ4 contains twenty-eight of Mackie's premium-quality Onyx mic preamps for natural, transparent sound, and one stereo channel. The mic/line channels are equipped with 3-band EQ with sweepable mids. Signal routing is easy and flexible. On top of all that, the Mackie 3204VLZ4 is built Mackie-tough - this mixer will perform even in the most harrowing situations.
The 3204VLZ4 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 3204VLZ4 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 3204VLZ4's line inputs handle +22 dBu signal levels, so you can connect high-output sound sources without worrying about distorting your inputs.
The Mackie 3204VLZ4 mixer packs 32-bit RMFX+ effects processing, and you can use Aux 5 and Aux 6 on any channel to easily route it to the effects. From spacious reverbs and epic delays to rich chorus and other ear candy, you've got the tools you need to add that extra polish to your sound.
Just connect your laptop to the Mackie 3204VLZ4 via USB and you'll be able to record your show with a minimum of fuss. Stream up to four subgroups or the master L/R mix to your computer for recording. You can even use your favourite plug-ins as live processors via Auxes 5/6! You can also return a stereo signal from your computer to the board for playback, or even to a mixer channel to use EQ and monitoring sends. The Mackie 3204VLZ4 gives you more options than you've ever had with a VLZ mixer.
Main features of the 3204VLZ4 include:
32-channel 4-bus mixer featuring Mackie signature high-headroom/low-noise design
28 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)
Improved RF rejection perfect for broadcast applications
Phantom power for condenser mics
Dedicated inline channel compression for critical inputs (ch. 25-28)
28 high-headroom line inputs with dedicated inserts
Level, pan, solo and overload/mute LEDs on each channel
3-band EQ with sweepable midrange
18 dB/oct 100Hz low-cut filter on mic input channels
4 subgroups featuring dedicated inline compressors for total dynamic control
6 aux sends with inserts, pre/post fader and internal/external FX send options
2 stereo returns and 4 group outs with inserts
Dual 32-bit RMFX+� processors featuring 24 'Gig Ready' reverbs, choruses and tap delay for live applications
Integrated 4 2 24-bit USB interface
Stream subgroups or master L/R to your PC or Mac for recording
Use your favourite plug-in live via aux's 5/6
Convenient stereo return to mains for music playback or return to channel to implement EQ, aux's and more
PFL/AFL solo modes
60mm long-wearing log-taper faders
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
Universal power supply for worldwide use