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4-Channel Ultra Compact Mixer

SKU: # 401215   |   Model: # 402-VLZ4   |    Product Reviews3 Reviews  Write a Review

4-Channel Ultra Compact Mixer

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4-Channel Ultra Compact Mixer
4-Channel Ultra Compact Mixer
Your Price: $174.99 CDN
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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. With An amazingly wide dynamic range, incredible 60db gain range on the Onyx microphone preamps, and ultra-low-noise performance. The 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, 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.

Mackie VLZ mixers are 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 VLZ4 series 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 VLZ4 mixer is a solid investment.


• 4-channel mixer featuring Mackie signature high-headroom/low-noise design
• 2 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
• 4 high-headroom line inputs
• Selectable instrument inputs on first two channels no DI box needed
• 2-band EQ (80Hz, 12kHz)
• 18 dB/oct 100Hz low-cut filter on mic input channels
• High-resolution 8-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
• Line inputs: 4
• Mic Inputs: 2
• Dimensions: (W): 5.8 in. (H): 1.6 in. (L): 7.3 in.

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Good mixer, but not reliable 0 of 0 customers found this review helpful
Product Experience   I own it
Closest Store   Toronto (Bloor St.), Ontario
Great sound, great price for a simple, compact mixer. Unfortunately, the Main Out seems to have some sort of flaw. I've had two of them die in the last two years. Will be looking at a different manufacturer.
Posted by Craig Saunders on Apr 11, 2016
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Great in-ear monitor interface 3 of 3 customers found this review helpful
Product Experience   I own it
Closest Store   Toronto (Bloor St.), Ontario
I use this as my in ear monitor interface when playing drums live. It works great and does everything I need it to do. Either run a dedicated monitor mix from the board or simply daisy chain a feed from the floor monitors and you get a great adjustable level. I had to buy a 1/4" to 1/8" inch adapter to plug in a set of shure215 noise cancelling in ear headphones and with the extra inputs I can connect my dr. Beat metronome for a click track or run a designated bass guitar feed. All in I think I spent about $300 to get a fully functional in-ear system for playing live and it works great. It's great to get rid of a floor monitor which creates extra stage noise that gets picked up by the stage mics and bounces off the walls. Reducing the number of wedge floor monitors will always improve and clean up your mix. The quality of what you can hear using a system like this is also way better than relying on a wedge monitor. Great product at a great price!
Posted by Charles on Dec 28, 2015
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Excellent 1 of 1 customers found this review helpful
Product Experience   I've tried it
Closest Store   North York (Steeles), Ontario
I have the older version, VLZ3 and it's excellent. Very transparent, doesn't add any colouration to the mix. I use it as a accordion/keyboard mixer and highly recommend this to anyone looking for a small format mixer! The price is right too!
Posted by Braden on May 27, 2014
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