Mackie Mackie 1642 VLZ416 Channel Compact

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Mackie 1642 VLZ416 Channel Compact

The Mackie 1642-VLZ4 16 Channel Analog Mixer is designed for professional low-input applications and features 10 outstanding Onyx mic preamps. The preamps deliver an ultra-wide 60dB gain range with a 128.5dB dynamic range for a reliable performance with high headroom and incredibly low noise on all 16 inputs. With a dedicated control section featuring integrated 60mm long-wearing faders and sealed rotary controls, users can control their performance with ease. Integrated phantom power means users can connect condenser microphones whilst a 3-band EQ lets you set your ideal sound levels with the 1642-VLZ4 mixer. The premium components are all housed within a robust steel chassis engineered to withstand the testing conditions of both live and studio environments.

Outstanding Onyx Mic Preamps

There are 10 onboard, studio-grade Onyx mic preamps that are designed for low-input applications. The preamps offer an ultra-wide 60 dB gain range and 128.5 dB dynamic range. With an extended frequency response, the preamps also offer incredibly low distortion levels.


  • 16-channel mixer featuring signature high-headroom, low-noise design
  • 10 boutique-quality Onyx mic preamps
  • Ultra-wide 60 dB gain range
  • 128.5 dB dynamic range
  • +22 dBu line input handling
  • Extended frequency response
  • Improved RF rejection ideal for broadcast applications
  • Integrated phantom power
  • 16 high-headroom line inputs with +4/-10 operation control
  • 3-band EQ (80Hz, 2.5kHz, 12kHz)
  • 18 dB/ oct 75Hz low-cut filter on mic input channels
  • 4 AUX sends, level, pan & PFL solo on each channel
  • 60mm long-wearing log-taper faders
  • 4 stereo returns for connecting FX processor or other stereo source
  • ALT 3/4 stereo bus for added routing flexibility
  • Control room/phones source matrix
  • High-resolution 12-segment stereo metres
  • Sealed rotary controls resist dust & grime
  • Rugged steel chassis with powder-coat finish
  • High-visibility, high-contrast controls


  • Main Mix Noise
    • Main Mix Fader Unity, Channel Faders Down: -86.5 dBu
    • Main Mix Fader @ Unity, Channel Faders @ Unity: -86 dBu
  • Total Harmonic Distortion (THD)
    • 20Hz - 20kHz Bandwidth: 0.0007 Percent
  • Attenuation/Crosstalk
    • Channel Mute Switch Engaged: -82 dBu
    • Channel Gain Knob Down: -82 dBu
  • Frequency Response
    • Mic Input to Main Output: +0, -1 dB, 20Hz to 50kHz. +0, -3 dB, <10Hz to >100kHz
  • Equivalent Input Noise
    • 150Ω Termination: -128.5 dBu, 20Hz - 20kHz
  • Common Mode Rejection Ratio
    • 1kHz: Better Than -70 dB
  • Maximum Levels
    • Mic In: +22 dBu
    • All Other Inputs: +22 dBu
    • Main Mix TRS Out and XLR Out: +28 dBu
    • All Other Outputs: +22 dBu
  • Impedance
    • Mic In: 2.5kΩ
    • Channel Insert Return: 2.5kΩ
    • All Other Inputs: 10kΩ Or Greater
    • Tape Out: 1.1kΩ
    • All Other Outputs: 120Ω
  • 3-Band EQ (Channels 1-8)
    • High Shelving: ±15 dB @ 12kHz
    • Mid Peaking: ±15 dB Sweep 100Hz - 8kHz
    • Low Shelving: ±15 dB @ 80Hz
    • Low Cut Filter: 18 dB/Octave, -3 dB @ 75Hz
  • 4-Band EQ (Channels 9-16)
    • High Shelving: ±15 dB @ 12kHz
    • Hi Mid Peaking: ±15 dB @ 2.5kHz
    • Low Mid Peaking: ±15 dB @ 400Hz
    • Low Shelving: ±15 dB @ 80Hz
    • Low Cut Filter: 18 dB/Octave, -3 dB @ 75Hz
  • AC Power Requirements
    • Power Consumption: 50W
    • UK: 200-240 VAC, 50/60Hz
    • Operating Temperature: 0° - 40°C
  • Weight: 8.3 kg
  • Dimensions
    • Height: 425 mm
    • Width: 421 mm
    • Depth: 131 mm

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