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Mackie 1642VLZ4 Compact 16-Channel Audio Mixer with 16 Onyx Mic Preamps

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The Mackie 1642VLZ4 16-channel mixer delivers the proven performance of Onyx preamps in a compact 4-bus mixer design, perfect for bands, clubs and more.

From every input to ever output, the 1642VLZ4 is designed to provide the highest headroom and lowest noise possible for maximum signal integrity.

Plus, it is truly "Built-Like-A-Tank" with a ridiculously rugged solid-steel chassis that includes high-contrast controls for ultimate tactile control.

And with features like an expanded return section for no-hassle system integration, plus a dedicated control room section, the 1642VLZ4 is the go-to mixer choice for any application that demands flexibility and professional performance.

Perfection Of Compact Analog Mixer Design
Mackie relentlessly pursues the perfection of the compact mixer. VLZ4 ups the level of sonic quality at every level, featuring Mackie's flagship 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 Original No-Nonsense Compact Mixer Series
Now featuring Mackie's flagship Onyx mic preamps, the comprehensive Mackie VLZ4 line 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, VLZ4 is optimized to deliver professional-quality results each and every time.


  • 16-channel mixer featuring our signature high-headroom, low-noise design
  • 10 boutique-quality Onyx mic preamps
  • Improved RF rejection, perfect for broadcastapplications
  • Phantom power for condenser mics
  • 16 high-headroom line inputs with +4/-10 operation control
  • 3-band EQ (80Hz, 2.5kHz, 12kHz)
  • 18dB/oct 75Hz low-cut filter on mic input channels
  • 4 aux sends, level, pan and PFL solo on each channel
  • 4 stereo returns for connecting FX processor or other stereo source
  • 60mm long-wearing log-taper faders
  • ALT 3/4 stereo bus for added routing flexibility
  • 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 using optional rack ear kit
  • Multi-voltage power supply for worldwide use



  • Main Mix Noise
  • Main Mix Fader Unity, Channel Fader Down: -86.5dBu
  • Main Mix Fader @ Unity, Channel Fader @ Unity: -86dBu

    Total Harmonic Distortion (THD)
  • Mic In to Insert Send: <0.0007%

  • Channel Mute Switch Engaged: -82dBu
  • Channel Gain Down: -82dBu

    Equivalent Input Noise (EIN)
  • 150 Termination: -128.5dBu, 20Hz - 20kHz

    Common Mode Rejection Ratio (CMRR)
  • 1kHz: better than -70dB

    Max. Levels
  • Mic In: +22dBu
  • All Other Inputs: +22dBu
  • Main Mix TRS Out and XLR Out: +28dBu
  • All Other Outputs: +22dBu

    3-Band EQ (Channels 1 -8)
  • High Shelving: 15dB @ 12kHz
  • Mid Peaking: 15dB sweep 100Hz - 8kHz
  • Low Shelving: 15dB @ 80Hz
  • Low Cut Filter: 18dB/octave, -3dB @ 75Hz

    4-Band EQ (Channels 9 -16)
  • High Shelving: 15dB @ 12kHz
  • High Mid Peaking: 15dB @ 2.5kHz
  • Low Mid Peaking: 15dB @ 400Hz
  • Low Shelving: 15dB @ 80Hz
  • Low Cut Filter: 18dB/octave, -3dB @ 75Hz

  • Power Consumption: 50W, 100 - 120V AC, 50 - 60Hz
  • Operating Temperature: 32F - 104F

  • Dimensions (HxWxD): 5.2" x 16.6" x 16.7"
  • Weight: 18.2lbs



  • 1 year


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