Mackie PROFX8V2 8-Channel Compact Mixer with USB and Effects
Mackie PROFX8V2 8-Channel Compact Mixer with USB and Effects
Manufacturer : Mackie
Amazon Price : $199.99
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Product Description
The ProFX8 offers a complete and truly professional feature set, perfect for solo performers, small performing acts or any small venue that needs it all, without the hefty price tag. They offer all the right tools to get the job done well, sport the popular compact footprint that Mackie is known for and are also the most budget-friendly of all the Mackie sound reinforcement mixers. Our competition either doesn't have the expansive feature set of the Proofs Series, or they simply will not survive the test of time. You are investing in your mixer and the Proofs will be there for you at every gig, ready to roll. Features: Professional 8-channel Compact Mixer with onboard effects and USB I/O 4 low-noise, high-headroom Mackie mic preamps with easy LED metering 32-bit RMFX? processor with 16 "Gig-Ready" reverbs, choruses and delays Precision 7-band graphic EQ for tuning Mains or Monitors USB I/O for recording shows and music playback via Mac or PC 3 full stereo channels plus extra stereo return for keyboards, external effects or stereo playback devices 60mm faders for input channels, returns and Main/Monitor masters 3-band active EQ (80Hz, 2.5kHz and 12kHz) on all channels Hi-Z input for direct connection of guitar, bass and other instruments Insert, 100Hz low cut filter, and 48V phantom power on all mic channels Stereo RCA tape I/O with input level control Headphone output with separate rotary level control Balanced XLR and balanced/unbalanced ¼-inch Main outputs FX mute with remote control via footswitch Break switch mutes all channels for music playback between sets Built-like-a-tank steel chassis with rugged, yet stylish ABS side cheeks "Planet Earth" switching power supply for worldwide use Includes Traction 3 Music Production Software for Mac or PC.
Product Details
  • Amazon Sales Rank: #5033 in Musical Instruments
  • Size: 8 Channel
  • Color: Black
  • Brand: Mackie
  • Model: PROFX8V2
  • Published on: 2015-04-15
  • Number of items: 1
  • Dimensions: 3.60" h x 11.40" w x 14.10" l, 7.10 pounds
  • Product Features
  • 4 low-noise Mackie Vita mic preamps add life to any input
  • ReadyFX effects engine with 16 effects including reverbs, delays, and choruses
  • 7-band graphic EQ for tuning mains or monitors
  • Aux output for monitor mixes, venue 70-volt systems, and more
  • 3-band EQ and 100Hz low-cut filter on all channels
  • Customer Reviews

    Most helpful customer reviews

    1 of 1 people found the following review helpful.
    2It's good if you avoid USB connection!
    By Eric Kaminski
    Works as it should. For the most part. It has a static/hum sound when connected to USB. I have tried everything, even chatting with someone from the manufacturer. He claims that it's just something I "can't do anything about".

    So, I use it with a sound recorder interface I have, connected via XLR cables. I then transfer to my computer when I'm done. It works, but I definitely should not have to inconvenience myself that much because one of the selling points of this board doesn't work properly.

    61 of 70 people found the following review helpful.
    1Disappointing - loud whine when using phantom power with my condenser mics
    By Docdaddy
    Disappointed. I purchased this assuming it would be a step up from my Behringer X1204USB mixer. but one minor and one major issue may cause me to return this. Using this primarily for production of vocal shows. The minor issue: no matter whether I use decent dynamic mics or some good condenser mics, I have to crank the gain up to almost 100% on the channels in order to get any response at all on the output LEDs. But the major issue is that when I connect my MXL 990 condenser mics up to the board and turn on the phantom power, I get a loud whine that does not go away. It is present in the headphones and also in the recording. I have switched mics, switched out cables, tried everything but the whine makes using my condenser mics impossible. Same mics plugged into my Behringer board, quiet as can be, no whine at all. (and this is a LOUD whine.)

    Very disappointing, this is my first Mackie product, and I was really expecting a step up in quality.

    EDIT: Follow up - when I had an issue with my Behringer, I sent them a note and tech support called me up, asked for a time convenient to me where I could be in front of the board, called me at that time, walked me through the problem, resolved the issue, then also asked about any other questions I had while I was still on the line with them and in front of the board. Asked how I was using it, gave some tips.

    I sent a tech support note to Mackie a few weeks ago. I got one reply: here's a link to stores that have Mackie support. I told them the closest store on that map was over 3 hours away, can I get direct tech support, I've only owned this a few days? I have never had any reply of any kind from Mackie. They apparently don't care about customers having problems with their equipment. :(

    1 of 1 people found the following review helpful.
    2Mackie Has Lost It's Groove
    By David Ward
    Mackie ain't what it used to be. Feature wise and performance wise this mixer is probably equivalent to its predecessor, which I've had to replace after many years of great service, But their quality of parts and materials seems to have gone by the wayside. The faders in particular are very flimsy. I should not have bought this sight unseen. I just expected it to be as good as it's older sibling.

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