Mackie 1604-VLZ4 16-Channel Mixer


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The Mackie 1604-VLZ4 16-Channel Mixer ups the level of sonic quality at every level, featuring Mackie's flagship 16 Onyx mic preamps and premium components from front to back. The result is the most rock solid, the most easy to use and, yes, the best sounding compact mixer ever created.

The Mackie 1604-VLZ4 16-Channel Mixer is a compact analog mixer with 16 Onyx preamps. Now featuring Mackie's flagship Onyx mic preamps, the Mackie 1604-VLZ4 delivers the proven feature set, high-headroom/low-noise design and "Built-Like-A-Tank" construction that created an industry more than 25 years ago. From every input to every output, the Mackie 1604-VLZ4 is optimized to deliver professional-quality results each and every time.

Each generation of VLZ mixers benefits from a reinvestment in performance, all without raising prices. By continuing to ignore the "race to the bottom", the Mackie 1604-VLZ4 benefits from generations of performance improvements like transparent EQ, class-leading negative summing bus architecture and custom-designed op-amps to ensure signal integrity from every input to every output. The result is a mixer that is at the peak of performance and is the obvious go-to compact analog mixer for engineers who demand professional results.

The performance of Mackie's Onyx mic preamps is more than proven. Just check all the amazing reviews and customer testimonials. Their boutique quality sound and unmatched performance rival any high-priced, boutique preamp on the market. Adding these flagship preamps to Mackie's VLZ4 Series compact mixers underlines their commitment to continually improving the performance of the VLZ line with each generation.

The Mackie 1604-VLZ4 design goal was simple. The Mackie 1604-VLZ4 mixer must have the highest headroom and lowest noise possible. Strict attention to component quality and tolerances has led to innovations like Mackie's custom M80 op-amps and class-leading negative summing bus architecture that add yet another level of assurance that a Mackie 1604-VLZ4 Mixer is the right choice for your professional audio application.

The Mackie 1604-VLZ4 mixer is truly "Built-Like-A-Tank". From beer spills to drops from moving vehicles, the testimonials are as endless as the applications Mackie mixers serve. The Mackie 1604-VLZ4 Mixer is certainly no exception. With a nearly indestructible steel wrap-around chassis and features like grime-resistant rotary sealed pots, you can be sure that buying a Mackie 1604-VLZ4 Mixer is a solid investment.

The Mackie 1604-VLZ4's new black powder coat finish, cockpit-inspired controls and high-contrast knobs not only optimize your mixer's usability in low-light scenarios, it also means your mixer looks as good as it performs.

The Mackie's VLZ4 Series is extremely comprehensive, offering mixers of every channel count, every price point, for every application. From the ultra-compact Mackie 402-VLZ4 for desktop applications to the tour-friendly 3204-VLZ4, you can be sure there is a VLZ4 mixer with the right feature set for your needs.

Mackie 1604-VLZ4 16-Channel Mixer Features

  • 16-Channel mixer featuring Mackie's signature high-headroom, low-noise design
  • 16 Boutique-quality Onyx mic preamps
    • Ultra-wide 60 dB gain range
    • 128.5 dB dynamic range
    • +22 dBu line input handling
    • Extended frequency response
    • Distortion under 0.0007% (20 Hz – 50 kHz)
  • 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 ear
  • 3-Band EQ with sweepable midrange
  • 18 dB/oct 75 Hz low-cut filter on mic input channels
  • Four aux sends, level, pan and solo and overload/mute LEDS on each channel
  • Four stereo returns, eight direct outs and four group/bus outputs
  • 60 mm Long-wearing log-taper faders
  • Control room / phones multi-input source matrix
  • High-resolution 12-segment stereo meters
  • Sealed rotary controls 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

Mackie 1604-VLZ4 16-Channel Mixer Specifications

  • Main Mix Noise:
    • Reference: 20 Hz–20 kHz bandwidth, 1/4" main out, channels 1-4 gain @ unity, channel EQs flat, all channels assigned to main mix, odd channels panned left, even channels panned right.
      • Main Mix Main Fader Unity, Channel Faders Down: –88.5 dBu
    • Reference: 92 dB Signal to Noise Ratio, ref +4 dBu
      • Main Mix Fader @ Unity, Channel Gain Fader @ Unity: –82.5 dBu
  • Total Harmonic Distortion (THD):
    • Reference: 1 kHz @ 35 dB gain, 20 Hz–20 kHz bandwidth
      • Mic In to Insert Send: <0.0007%
      • Mic In to Main Out: <0.005%
  • Attenuation / Crosstalk:
    • Reference: 1 kHz relative to 0 dBu, 20 Hz–20 kHz bandwidth, line in, 1/4" main out, gain @ unity
      • Channel Mute Switch Engaged: –84 dBu
      • Channel Gain Knob Down: –84 dBu
  • Frequency Response:
    • Reference: Mic input to main output (gain @ unity)
      • +0, –1 dB, 20 Hz to 50 kHz
      • +0, –3 dB, 100 kHz
  • Equivalent Input Noise (EIN):
    • Reference: Mic input to insert send out, max gain
      • 150 Ohm Termination: –128.5 dBu, 20 Hz–20 kHz
  • Common Mode Rejection Ratio (CMRR):
    • 1 kHz: Better than –70 dB
  • Maximum Levels:
    • Mic In: +22 dBu
    • All Other Inputs: +22 dBu
    • Main Mix XLR Out: +28 dBu
    • All Other Outputs: +22 dBu
  • Impedances:
    • Mic In: 2.5 k ohm
    • Channel Insert Return: 2.5 k ohm
    • All Other Inputs: 100 k ohm or greater
    • Tape Out: 1.1 k ohm
    • All Other Outputs: 120 ohm
  • Equalization:
    • High Shelving: ±15 dB @ 12 kHz
    • Mid Peaking: ±15 dB sweep 100 Hz – 8 kHz
    • Low Shelving: ±15 dB @ 80 Hz
    • Low Cut Filter: 18 dB/octave, –3 dB @ 75 Hz
  • AC Power Requirements:
    • Power Consumption: 50 watts
    • US, JP: 100 – 120 VAC, 50 – 60 Hz
    • EU, UK, AU, CN: 200 – 240 VAC, 50 – 60 Hz
  • Operating Temperature:
    • 0 ° – 40 °C
    • 32 ° – 104 °F
  • Fuse Rating:
    • 100-120V: 1A slo blo, 5 x 20 mm
    • 220-240V: 0.5A slo blo, 5 x 20 mm
  • Physical Properties:
    • Height: 17.0 in / 433 mm
    • Depth: 5.1 in / 129 mm
    • Width: 17.3 in / 440 mm
    • Weight: 20.0 lb / 9.1 kg

Mackie 1604-VLZ4 16-Channel Mixer Includes

  • Mackie 1604-VLZ4 Mixer
  • Owners Manual
  • 1 Year Warranty

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  • 5
    Compra bem sucedida
    Alexsandro Souza

    Estou satisfeito com este equipamento, estou usando em meu estúdio e estou adorando os resultados. Obrigado, o atendimento de vocês é eficiente e rápido. Até a proxima compra.