Mackie 1642VLZ4 16-Channel 4-Bus Compact Mixer

Model: 1642-VLZ4

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General Information

Noise Main Mix Noise:
Main Mix Fader @ Unity, Channel Faders Down: -86.5 dBu (92 dB signal-to-noise ratio, ref +4 dBu)
Main Mix Fader @ Unity, Channel Faders @ Unity: -86 dBu
(20 Hz to 20 kHz bandwidth, 1/4" main out, channel gains at unity, channel EQs flat, all channels assigned to main mix, odd channels panned left, even channels panned right)
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) Microphone In to Insert Send: (1 kHz @ 35 dB gain, 20 Hz to 20 kHz bandwidth)
Crosstalk / Attenuation Channel Mute Switch Engaged & Channel Gain Knob Down: -82 dBu
(1 kHz relative to 0 dBu, 20 Hz to 20 kHz bandwidth, line in, 1/4" main out, gain @ unity)
Frequency Response Microphone Input to Main Output (Gain @ Unity):
+0, -1 dB, 20 Hz to 50 kHz
+0, -3 dB, 100 kHz
Equivalent Input Noise 150 Ω Termination: -128.5 dBu, 20 Hz to 20 kHz
Microphone input to insert send out, maximum gain
Common Mode Rejection Ratio Better than -70 dB @ 1 kHz
Maximum Level Microphone In: +22 dBu
All Other Inputs: +22 dBu
Main Mix TRS Out & XLR Out: +28 dBu
All Other Outputs: +22 dBu
Impedance Microphone In: 2.5 kΩ
Channel Insert Return: 2.5 kΩ
All Other Inputs: 10 kΩ or greater
Tape Out: 1.1 kΩ
All Other Outputs: 120 Ω
Equalizer 3-Band EQ (Channel 1 to 8):
High Shelving: ±15 dB @ 12 kHz
Mid Peaking: ±15 dB sweep 100 Hz to 8 kHz
Low Shelving: ±15 dB @ 80 Hz
Low Cut Filter: 18 dB/octave, -3 dB @ 75 Hz
4-Band EQ (Channel 9 to 16):
High Shelving: ±15 dB @ 12 kHz
Hi Mid Peaking: ±15 dB @ 2.5 kHz
Low Mid Peaking: ±15 dB @ 400 Hz
Low Shelving: ±15 dB @ 80 Hz
Low Cut Filter: 18 dB/octave, -3 dB @ 75 Hz
Power Consumption 50 W, 100 to 120 VAC/ 200 to 240 VAC, 50 to 60 Hz
Operating Temperature 32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
Fuse Rating 100 to 120V: 1 A slo blo, 5 x 20 mm
220 to 240V: 0.5 A slo blo, 5 x 20 mm
Dimensions (H x W x D) 16.7 x 16.6 x 5.2" (425.0 x 421.0 x 131.0 mm)
Weight 18.2 lb (8.3 kg)
User Reviews
23 September 2014

From the first Mackies to the now, the sound has really warmed up. These preamps are great, VLZ really means VLZ. This mixer is a keeper. Wish they made a 1242.

28 December 2016

I have been using a quality mixer which I won't mention here and liked it very much but it just didn't have enough aux capabilities so I decided to look for another mixing unit. Our church has used a Mackie for almost 25 years with no problems and it always sounded so clean so I thought I would...

30 November 2016

I needed a low-noise mixer for live sound and multi-track recording. I need RELIABILITY. I do not need effects or computer connectivity. This Mackie provides direct outputs which I route to my recording interface so I keep the digital recording interface in a separate box.

2 December 2015

This is the second 1642 I've owned. Been a Mackie owner and user of their fine products since the early 90's. This new model offers a better class of Onyx preamp - clean quiet and loads of headroom. Otherwise it's mostly a direct clone of the previous models with some cosmetic changes.

16 April 2014

there is no denying it, Mackie is the perfect middle of the road board. Affordable, durable, and flexible. I'm glad I went with the VLZ4 instead of the proFX or the DL series. For a little extra money I got nice, clean preamps, 4 aux sends end for subgroup abilities, as well as direct out, stereo...

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    • Mackie 1642VLZ4 16-Channel 4-Bus Compact Mixer
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