Mackie 1604VLZ4

16-channel Compact 4-Bus Mixer from Mackie (MK-1604VLZ4)

RRP $2,259.00
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1 Year
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Brands Mackie
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16-channel mixer featuring Mackie signature high-headroom/ low-noise design
 •  16 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)
   -   Phantom power for studio condenser mics
 •  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 gear
 •  3-band EQ with sweepable midrange
 •  18 dB/oct 75Hz low-cut ?lter on mic input channels
 •  4 aux sends, level, pan, solo and overload/mute LEDs on each channel
 •  4 stereo returns, 8 direct outs and 4 group/bus outputs
 •  60mm long-wearing log-taper faders
 •  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 with three physical configurations via Rotopod accessory (sold separately)
 •  Multi-voltage power supply for worldwide use

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