12-channel Compact Mixer

Product Code: MK-1202VLZ4

RRP $679.00
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The 12-channel 1202VLZ4 delivers the outstanding quality of our flagship Onyx preamps in a compact mixer design
with the high-headroom/low-noise performance your professional application demands.

From every input to every output, you can count on the industry-proven performance you expect from a VLZ mixer. Plus, it is truly “Built-Like-A-Tank” with a ridiculously rugged solid-steel chasis plus high-contrast controls for ultimate tactile control.

And with features like a dedicated control room section, the 1202VLZ4 offers a true step up in flexibility and performance that’s ideal for your professional application.

Live sound mixing, houses of worship, clubs, gymnasiums, banquet halls, conference rooms, boardrooms, studio and field recording, multimedia applications, broadcast and many, many more.


12-channel mixer featuring our signature high-headroom, low-noise design
  • 4 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
  • 12 high-headroom line inputs
  • 3-band EQ (80 Hz, 2.5 kHz, 12 kHz)
  • 18 dB/oct 75 Hz low-cut filter on mic input channels
  • Aux send, level, pan and PFL solo on each channel
  • Stereo return for connecting FX processor or other stereo source
  • ALT 3/4 stereo bus for added routing flexibility
  • Control room / phones 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 using an optional rack ear kit
  • Multi-voltage power supply for worldwide use


Main Mix Noise
(20 Hz–20 kHz bandwidth, 1/4" main out, channels 1-4 gain @ unity, channel EQs flat, all channels assigned to main mix, channels 1 and 3 panned left, 2 and 4 panned right.)
  • Main mix knob down, channel gain knobs down: –100 dBu
  • Main mix knob @ unity, channel gain knobs down: –86.5 dBu
  • (90 dB Signal to Noise Ratio, ref +4 dBu)
  • Main mix knob @ unity, channel gain knobs @ unity: –84.5 dBu
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD)
    (1 kHz @ 30 dB gain, 20 Hz–20 kHz bandwidth)

Mic pre @ insert
  • <0.0007%
Attenuation / Crosstalk
(1 kHz relative to 0 dBu, 20 Hz–20 kHz bandwidth, line in, 1/4" main out, gain @ unity)
  • Main mix knob down –75 dBu
  • Channel Alt / Mute switch engaged –85 dBu
  • Channel gain knob down –87 dBu
Frequency Response
Mic input to main output (gain @ unity)
  • +0, –1 dB, 20 Hz to 50 kHz
  • +0, –3 dB, <10 Hz to >100 kHz
Equivalent Input Noise (EIN)
(Mic input to insert send out, max gain) 150 Ohms 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
  • Tape in +16 dBu
  • All other inputs +22 dBu
  • Main mix XLR out +28 dBu
  • All other outputs +22 dBu
  • Mic in 2.5 k Ohms
  • Channel insert return 2.5 k Ohms
  • All other inputs 10 k Ohms or greater
  • Tape out 1.1 k Ohms
  • All other outputs 120 Ohms
  • High Shelving ±15 dB @ 12 kHz
  • Mid Peaking ±15 dB @ 2.5 kHz
  • Low Shelving ±15 dB @ 80 Hz
AC Power Requirements
  • Power Consumption 25 watts
  • EU, UK, AU, CN 200 – 240 VAC, 50 – 60 Hz
  • Operating Temperature
    • 0° – 40°C
    • 32° – 104°F
Fuse Rating
  • 100-120V 500 mA slo blo, 5 x 20 mm
  • 220-240V 250 mA slo blo, 5 x 20 mm
Physical Properties (product)
  • Height 10.7 in / 273 mm
  • Depth 3.0 in / 75 mm
  • Width 11.9 in / 303 mm
  • Weight 6.5 lb / 3.0 kg
Physical Properties (packaged product)
  • Height 6.1 in / 155 mm
  • Depth 14.0 in / 356 mm
  • Width 13.2 in / 335 mm
  • Weight 8.0 lb / 3.6 kg

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