VLZ4. Important Safety Instructions. 1. Read these instructions. 2. Keep these instructions. 3. Heed all warnings. 4. Follow all instructions. 5. Do not use this. In a crowded subset of the mixer market, Mackie offers proven design, build, and operational qualities via its VLZ3. As a continuation of the series, the VLZ is an extremely popular consumer-level mixer from Mackie. The original CR was a game-changing .

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For rackmount installations, the Rotopod makes it easy to access the patchbay from either the front or rear of the rack. In case you’re not an electronics engineer, that means they’re incredibly quiet!

Since the VLZ3 has been completely redesigned from the ground up, I thought it might take a little getting used to. Way back in the s, Mackie introduced the VLZ Pro compact mixer line, which single-handedly invented the “musician-friendly” compact mixer category. Tremendous resources went into optimizing the center points of the channel EQ.

When we purchased ours it did not come with a case or a cover, and being that it cannot be racked we knew that we needed something to protect it from everything so we went out and purchased a case for it. Please choose 5 Amazing! The Mackie mixers you’ve come to know and love are now even more perfect than ever.

Cookies help us improve performance, enhance user experience and deliver our services. And with the exact same price as the VLZ Pro, it will please both dedicated Mackie users and newcomers alike. This gives VLZ3 mixers practical, useful equalization, providing not only sonic enhancement and correction, but also the tone-shaping facility to actually improve the musical nature of the original signal.

Be the first to write a review. It will be your work horse and handle all of your recordings. Description Reviews How do you improve on perfection? Whether you need a high-quality channel mixer for the stage, the studio or even the road, you won’t find a a more perfect one than the Mackiw. As a result, we put the Lows voz3 80Hz and the Highs at 12kHz. I therefore replace my old with the new CR Vlz3 and there was the drama: Not only is the new look an upgrade to my professional image, but the sound quality of the VLZ3 is a marked improvement.


They are very good and give you a high quality sound with any microphone you use with it. No matter what you use with it, it gives us a great sound quality. Here at Mackie, we take our compact mixers very seriously and we are proud of the innovation we’ve brought to the market place. Ideal for live use, and home and project studios seeking superior performance, the versatile VLZ3 Compact Mixer is equally at home on the stage or in the studio.

Finally, despite all the arguments of Mackie on the background noise ultra-low since the onset of VLZ is far to provide the dynamics of the old models that were playing at the time in the same price range. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies. Studio-quality sound in a nightclub—imagine that. This means the Mids can be swept from a low of Hz, all the way up to 8kHz, with a boost or cut of 15dB.

And the new 3-band active EQ is better than ever—in fact the individual controls seem to be more focused, more independent of each other.

The preamps are excellent and very quiet and the EQ on every channel was perfect for us. They are clean and quiet, they generate little to no noise. You simply won’t find preamps this good on any vlx3 mixer in this price range. The old CR is well known in electronic music productionit was used to mix many songs, legend same as the first 2 albums were made daft punk on a CR or even little sister range.

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The VLZ3 is a great product on paper, but it served by its Chinese manufacturing buttons fragile Click here to see all locations. In fact, the VLZ Pro quickly became the most successful, best-selling mixer of all time. And the new color scheme makes it easy to read, even in a dimly lit club. The new multi-voltage power supply allows it to be used anywhere in the world.


I wondered, how much better could it be? Not satisfied with those reviews? Thousands of recordings have been tracked and mixed solely on a The design of the VLZ3 is nothing to really look at, it is big and bulky but has a clean design and easy lay out to work with.

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The optional Rotopod is a finely crafted, all-steel fixture that allows the ‘s patchbay to be rotated to one of three unique positions.

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Web Store Phone Number: Leave it to the innovative minds at Mackie to produce the VLZ Pro, the best-sounding mixer in its class for more than ten years running. I have used a lot of analog mixers over the years but on the VLZ3 we are able to get the exact sound we are looking for.

A new voltage-selectable power supply means you can use these mixers anywhere in the world without investing your life’s savings in bizarre voltage adapters. The unique Rotopod option allows mzckie two different desktop, and three different rackmount configurations.

Mackie VLZ3 – 16 Channel Compact Mixer – Long & McQuade Musical Instruments

The Mackie VLZ Pro has been the long-running favorite of audio professionals the world over for its sound quality, ease of use and rugged dependability. But our engineering team thrives on this kind of stuff so they tackled this one head on, creating one of the best compact mixers we’ve ever offered: Please click Accept Cookies to continue to use the site.

The VLZ Pro is the top mixer choice of audio professionals for any application where sound quality, ease of use, and durability are paramount.