Mackie 3204-VLZ3 Premium 32-Channel FX Mixer with USB Black

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32-channel 4-bus mixer with proven VLZ3 low-noise, high-headroom design, FX, and more.

The Mackie 3204-VLZ3FX 32-channel mixer combines VLZ3 low-noise, high-headroom technology with increased channel count and superior processing that's perfect for real-world live gigs. It also includes Tracktion 3 Music Production software.

The Mackie 3204-VLZ3FX features 28 XDR2 mic channels, each with 3-band EQ, offer more clean and useable gain than the competition. Create great-sounding, professional mixes using the USB mixer's dedicated channel and subgroup compression, dual RMFX+ effects processors and true 4-bus architecture. You can even connect the Mackie mixer to your laptop to record the show, stream house music, or use your favorite plug-in live using the built-in 4x2 USB interface. Define your sound, create your mix and record the whole show with the Mackie 3204-VLZ3 FX mixer.

Tracktion 3 Music Production Software
Tracktion 3 Music Production Software doesn™t make you bounce around endless menus and windows to make music. Based on a simple, single-screen interface, the award-winning Tracktion 3 is a fast, powerful, and complete solution for turning your ideas into finished songs. It comes a plethora of power and plug-ins to keep your music flowing”not locked in menus or limitations.

  • 4-bus 32-channel mixer with proven VLZ3 low-noise, high-headroom design with 28 studio-grade XDR2 mic preamps which gives you a 130dB dynamic range, distortion under 0.0007% (20Hz - 20kHz), and phantom power for studio condenser mics
  • 4 subgroups, featuring dedicated compressors for total dynamic control
  • Dedicated inline channel compression for critical inputs (ch. 25-28)
  • 3-band active EQ with carefully selected frequency ranges for maximum flexibility
  • Dual 32-bit RMFX+ processors featuring 24 "Gig Ready", useable reverbs, choruses, and tap delay for live applications
  • 6 aux sends with inserts, pre/post fader and internal/external FX send options available
  • 18dB/oct. 100Hz low cut filter
  • 60mm long-wearing logarithmic-taper faders
  • All steel, classic Mackie "Built-Like-A-Tank" chassis design
  • Smallest footprint in class saves precious desk space
  • Lightweight and portable
  • Integrated 4x2 24-bit USB interface:
  • Stream subgroups or master L/R to your PC or Mac for recording
  • Use your favorite plug-in live via auxes 5/6
  • Convenient stereo return to mains for music playback or return to channel and implement EQ, auxes and more

Get cleaner mixes and recordings of live shows with the Mackie 3204-VLZ3 mixer. Order today!


3204-VLZ3 Premium 32-Channel FX Mixer with USB Black Specifications:

  • Noise Characteristics
    (Mic in to Insert Send out, max gain)
    150Î termination: -129.0dBu
    (20Hz to 20kHz bandwidth, 1/4" Main Out, channel gains @ unity
    gain, channel EQs flat, all channels assigned to Main Mix, odd
    channels panned left, even channels panned right)
    Main Mix fader @ unity, channel faders down:
    2404-VLZ3: -87.0dBu (-91.0dB Signal to Noise Ratio, ref +4dBu)
    3204-VLZ3: -84.5dBu (-88.5dB Signal to Noise Ratio, ref +4dBu)
    Main Mix fader @ unity, channel faders @ unity:
    2404-VLZ3: -81.5dBu
    3204-VLZ3: -80.0dBu

    Frequency response
    (Mic input to any output)
    20Hz to 50kHz: +0dB / -1dB
    20Hz to 100kHz: +0dB / -3dB

    Distortion (THD+N):
    (1kHz @ 15dB gain, 20Hz-20kHz bandwidth)
    Mic In to Insert Send: <0.001%
    Mic In to Main Out: <0.005%

    Attenuation and Crosstalk
    (1kHz relative to +10dBu, 20Hz-20kHz bandwidth, Mic In,
    1/4" Main Out, Gain @ unity)
    Channel Mute switch engaged: -90dBu
    Channel Fader down: -88dBu

    Common Mode Rejection Ratio (CMRR)
    (Mic In to Insert Send out, max gain)
    1kHz: better than -70dB

    Maximum levels
    Mic In: +21dBu
    All other inputs: +21dBu
    Main Mix XLR Out: +27dBu
    All other outputs: +21dBu

    3-Band Equalization (mono channels)
    Low: ±15dB @ 80Hz
    Mid: ±15dB sweep 100Hz-8kHz
    High: ±15dB @ 12kHz
    Low-cut Filter: 18dB/octave, -3dB @ 100Hz

    4-Band Equalization (stereo channels)
    Low: ±15dB @ 80Hz
    Low-Mid: ±15dB @ 400Hz
    High-Mid: ±15dB @ 2.5kHz
    High: ±15dB @ 12kHz

    Format: USB 1.1
    I/O: Stereo input, 4-channel output
    A/D/A: 24-bit, 44.1kHz/48kHz

    Input and Output Impedance
    Mic In: 2.7kÎ
    Channel Insert Return: 2.5kÎ
    All other inputs: 10 kÎ or greater
    Tape out: <10Î
    All other outputs: 120Î

    AC Power Requirements
    Power consumption: 65W
    Universal AC Power Supply: 100-240 VAC, 50-60Hz
    Operating Temperature: 0-40C

    Physical Properties (packaged product)
    Front Height: 2" / 50.8mm
    Rear Height: 6" / 153mm
    Depth: 19.1" / 486mm
    Width: 38" / 964mm
    Weight: 39lb. / 17.7kg

    Tracktion 3 System Requirements
    Windows XP
    Pentium / Athlon 1GHz or higher
    512MB RAM or higher
    OSX 10.4.8 or higher
    G4, G5, Intel 1GHz or higher
    512MB RAM or higher
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