Mackie 8-channel Compact Mixer

Product Code: MK-MIX8

RRP $189.00
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Brands Mackie
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Mix 8

Mix Series Compact Mixers are reliably rugged, with the proven quality you expect from the world leader in compact mixer design.

With proven high-headroom, low-noise design preamps, Mix Series mixers sound great and maintain audio quality from any source. Plus, with their rugged metal chassis and high-quality components throughout, they are a solid investment in reliability.

An amazing value, Mix delivers a straightforward feature set that’s easy to use and the sound quality you need in rugged designs built to last.


  • 8-channel compact mixer with proven high-headroom, low-noise performance

  • Mic/line inputs with studio-level audio quality

  • Multi-band EQ with clean, precise tone shaping

  • Pan, level and overload indication

  • Phantom power for studio condenser mics

  • Dedicated stereo RCA inputs/outputs for playback or recording

  • Main L/R outputs

  • One aux send with stereo 1/4" returns [Mix8]

  • Headphone output

  • Rugged, reliable design built to last

  • Extremely compact and portable

  • Stereo control room outputs [Mix8 / Mix12FX]


Live sound mixing, rehearsal spaces, gymnasiums, banquet halls, conference rooms, boardrooms, studio and field recording, multimedia applications and many, many more.

Mix 5 Specifications:

Noise Characteristics

  • (20 Hz – 20 kHz bandwidth, 150 source impedance)

  • All outputs, master levels and channel levels off –100 dBu

  • All outputs, master levels unity, all channel levels off –90 dBu

  • All outputs, master levels unity, 1 channel level unity –85 dBu

Distortion (THD+N)

  • (1 kHz, 20 Hz – 20 kHz bandwidth)

Mic Input to Main Output

  • <0.01% @+4 dBu output

Attenuation and Crosstalk (20 Hz–20 kHz bandwidth)

  • Inputs to Outputs @ 1 kHz –85 dB

  • Main Mix Off @ 1 kHz –80 dB

Frequency Response

  • Mic input to any output (gain @ unity) +0, –1 dB, 20 Hz to 30 kHz

Equivalent Input Noise (EIN)

(Mic in to Insert Send out, max gain.)

150 Ohms termination

  • –125 dBu [Mix5, Mix8]

Common Mode Rejection Ratio (CMRR) (Mic in to Insert Send out, max gain.)

  • 1 kHz better than 70 dB

Maximum Levels Mic inputs (XLR)

  • +19 dBu [Mix8, Mix12FX]

  • Aux return in +16 dBu [Mix8]

  • All other inputs +21 dBu

  • All outputs +21 dBu


  • Mic in 3.8 k [Mix8, Mix12FX]

  • All other inputs 10 kOhms or greater

  • Tape out 1 k

  • Phones out 22

  • All other outputs

    • 120 Ohms unbalanced,

    • 240 Ohms balanced


  • High Shelving ±15 dB @ 12 kHz

  • Mid Peaking ±15 dB @ 2.5 kHz

  • Low Shelving ±15 dB @ 80 Hz

  • Low Cut Filter 18 dB/octave, –3 dB @ 75 Hz

AC Power Requirements

Mix5/8 Input

  • AC220-240V~, 50/60 Hz [AU]

Mix5/8 Output

  • (AC9V~ 300mA)x2 [AU]

Operating Temperature

  • 0° – 40°C

  • 32° – 104°F

Physical Properties (product)

  • Height 2.1 in / 53 mm

  • Width 7.8 in / 198 mm

  • Depth 9.6 in / 244 mm

  • Weight 2.5 lb / 1.1 kg

Physical Properties (packaged product)

  • Height 3.3 in / 84 mm

  • Width 9.1 in / 231 mm

  • Depth 13.3 in / 338 mm

  • Weight 3.0 lb / 1.4 kg

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Refurbished items are always in perfect working order and will include all accessories. Refurbished items are may

  • have a damaged carton
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  • have minor imperfections that do not impact performance.

Refurbished items include a 12-Month warranty unless otherwise stated.

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