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GEAR REVIEW: MACKIE DL32R Rack-Mounted Digital Mixer

MACKIE DL32R Rack-Mounted Digital Mixer – $1999 Pros: Super flexible as a DAW or a Live Mixer, quality construction. Cons: Only works with iOS, no Android compatibility. In most cases, mixers haven’t changed much – you know, the usual array of knobs and sliders, inputs and outputs. Mackie’s brought the mixer into the 21st Century […]Read More »

Mackie Redesigns and Expands ProFX Series

Mackie today announces the launch of ProFXv2 Series Professional Effects Mixers. The redesigned ProFXv2 series features an all-new preamp design and powerful new effects engine, delivering unmatched sonic performance for live sound applications. The series has been expanded with two new models, the 4-channel ProFX4v2 and the 30-channel ProFX30v2, opening up the no-compromise ProFX toolkit […]Read More »

Inside the Development of the PreSonus StudioLive AI Series Mixers

An Interview with Wesley Smith, Product Manager at PreSonus Editor’s Note: Recently PreSonus sent us one of their new 16-channel (badass) StudioLive AI Series mixers. We tried reviewing it, and ultimately couldn’t. Not because there weren’t good things to say about it, but because there was far too much to try to jam into a […]Read More »

MACKIE 1604 VLZ4 Mixer Review

PROS: Well built, great sounding EQ, useful in several formats. CONS: Might be overkill for small bands. PRICE: $899 Not too long ago, the quality-to-price factor in compact mixers was pretty sad. When Mackie came on the scene, they were able to make a high quality mixer for a fair price, and the pro audio […]Read More »

Mackie DL1608 16-Channel Live Wireless Mixer

PROS: Effortless wireless mixing, iPad integration, Onyx preamps, price. CONS: None whatsoever. PRICE: $999 Okay, let’s start with the negatives…there are none. So let’s get to all the good stuff, shall we? Mackie’s new DL1608 live mixer is the killer app for the touring band that wants great sound, and the ability to control and […]Read More »

REVIEW: Cerwin Vega CVM-1224FX USB Mixer

PROS: Tons of features, plenty of live/recording applications, easy to use. CONS: None. PRICE: $299 Mixers almost always seem to be available in a standard set of configurations – 12, 16, 24 tracks, for example. In recent years, certain features and designs have also become standards, as well. Cerwin Vega’s new CVM series of mixers […]Read More »

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