CR 1604 – VLZ PDF

VLZ. ™. 16 CHANNEL MIC/LINE MIXER. SERVICE MANUAL. Contents. Pg . . SIP R. PFL. SOLO. MACKIE CRVLZ. SIGNAL FLOW. VSD. Unlike my old CR, the VLZ Pro provides balanced XLR mic inputs with phantom power on all 16 channels. (A switch on the rear. Mackie CRVLZ Channel Mic/Line Mixer w/ ManualUsed, but in great condition. We used this board as our in-house mixer for our PA.

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Enter your search terms Submit search form. Mackie best product to date preamps worthy of pro gear that!! Was for a fair price so I will try the pre’s and see how I like em! Cookies help us improve performance, enhance user experience and deliver our services. No matter which device vlx receiving your mix, check how the cables are wired and be prepared with phase reversal adapters.

Because normally, on my Tascam, after taking up the 6104 in jacks with my outboard pre’s, I’d use the rest of the digital pres for larger tracking sessions like drums. Did you find this review helpful?

Write a user review Ask for a user review. I’d have about 8 left over inputs on the Echo and I want a good 8 channel set of pre’s to feed into it.

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The eq is very musical. Personally I hear the crosstalk. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies. Take a look at a used Allen Heath Mix Wizard! There isn’t anything out of the ordinary here, so those who know a bit about analog mixers will be able to adapt quickly to using this one. As far as it’s preamps and all that go, ccr are clean and for anybody who doesn’t want to spend pro studio money but, wants to get clean clear useable results you could do way worse then a Mackie.


Yes The usual functions are they easily accessible? Not satisfied with those reviews? Results 1 to 9 of 9. I used my Mackie’s with a Fostex XH 4 track cassette studio back 1064 the day. Request a new review. Did some more research on those and the thing is just too old school. The strengths of the console are: EQ make the service but do not really abuse it, unless its a typical search.

They are decently clean sound enough where they will be fine for recording most things, although they’re certainly not up to par with most mid and high end preamps out there.

This means that this output is correctly “tip hot,” but is out of phase with the stereo output meaning the stereo output, if summed to mono, would be out of phase with the mono output. The legends says that even the first 2 albums clz mixes of Daft on one CR and sister of the range.

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Each channel also has a three band parametric equalizer. If you insert a unbalanced cable all the way, it will interrupt the signal to the main mix bus.

There are also four assignable channels as well, with auxiliary sends and controls on each of the cg main channels. Other features include a pan knob and a mute button for each channel. Some people I have spoken to actually mentioned that the vpz on lvz newer onyx mackie’s can get pretty crispy and sound overly baked.

Here’s the pic the seller posted. It allowed me to still use the inserts for compressors if I was recording a live show. Mackie CR Mixer Preamps good for recording? Even in a home studio, unless you need a lot of preamps, I’d recommend just picking up a few really good ones. Mackie Good Deal?

Recording Tricks: Mackie CR-1604 Mixer

I’m wondering, do you think the pre’s on that somewhat older 90’s? I will warn that there’s been a lot of intermittent’ ribbon connector issues with these mixers to be aware of.


Note that the EQ is not disabling. Yes Introduced she breath? The preamps will get the job done more times than not, and are perfect for situations in a professional studio where you might need some extra preamps in addition to your outboard ones. If it makes you more comfortable there is a cable you can buy go to zZounds and look in the insert cable section that will let you plug all the way into it and use a mono cable.

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I don’t think its any of the newer VLZ versions. Sort by most recent most useful.

I just revise and change mine 6. The sound loses its momentum just by pushing a single low squence simple but 104 percussive trs. Lemme know what you think!

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I used 3 years in the late 90s 160 I have a resume because she left me good memories and use sound I haven’t seen the manual, so I can’t say anything about its make up, but if you’re new to analog mixers it would be a good idea to have it around.

I actually owned that board as well as the VLZ 3 updated version of it.

Haven’t tried myself so i can’t speak on behalf of that. The ‘s Mic inputs are wired correctly, pin 2 hot: The EQ sounds real and is generally pretty clean sounding I do not regret my choice Have you tried many other models before buying it? Mic 48dB, Lines