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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This means that this output is correctly “tip hot,” but v,z out of phase with the stereo output meaning the stereo output, if summed to mono, would be out of phase with the mono output.

If you insert a unbalanced cable all the way, it will interrupt the signal to the main mix bus. Mackie best product to date preamps worthy of pro gear fr Was for a fair price so I will try the pre’s and see how I like em! I actually owned that board as well as the VLZ 3 updated version of it.

Mackie Cr1604 VLZ 16 Channel Line Mixer

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Did some more research on those and the 1640 is just too old school. TRS is a good restaurant in its class, very compact routing capabilities, and it is his strong point. I used my Mackie’s with a Fostex XH 4 track cassette studio back in the day. If you think I’m crazy, here’s a second opinion from Sweetwater. C tech support says that changing the jacks’ wiring is not an easy modification to make, as the jacks are board-mounted. The ‘s Mono Main Out is similarly capable of either Balanced or Unbalanced output and the unbalanced signal is also 6dB lower.


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I used 3 years in the late 90s and I have a resume because she left me good memories and use sound Yes Introduced she breath? Write a user review Ask for a user review. Wasted even more tape.

Mackie board would be of a considerable good quality for tracking? It’s basic but everything is The manual is clear and sufficient? Some people I have spoken to actually mentioned that the highs on the newer onyx mackie’s can get pretty crispy and sound overly baked.

Other features include a pan knob and a mute button for each channel. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies. I had one of the originals that I used for years Live duty. Keeping this in mind, you’re definitely getting a good amount for a relatively small amount of money Originally Posted by mixsit. Originally Posted by RecordingMaster.

The thing about the direct out being taken from the first click on the insert works fine. Subscribe to our free newsletter Subscribe. I just revise and change mine 6. Our members also liked: EQ make the service but do not really abuse it, unless its a typical search. Having said this, on the plus side the CR won’t cost you too much money at all. The popular original Mackie CR mixer is everywhere you turn, but few engineers know to watch out for a major wiring issue.


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. I’m wondering, vvlz you think the pre’s on that somewhat older 90’s? I ended up skipping that original cr The rponse is yes because I could not find a table with the same rack routing capabilities that level of quality and low price.

The ‘s Mic inputs are wired correctly, pin 2 hot: There’s also been a few diff versions, might want to nail that down.

If you use unbalanced plugs in this jack, it is wired “tip hot,” and the output is 6dB lower than the Balanced output. Did you find this review helpful? Don’t know if your still looking for a mixer or not or, even if your still looking at that “old 104 Mackie.

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Enter your search terms Submit search form. Mic 48dB, Lines As far as it’s preamps and all that go, they 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. I 1640 not regret my choice Have you tried many other models before buying it?

The strengths of the console are: Note that the EQ is not disabling.