Synopses & Reviews
Fully authorized by Mackie Designs Inc., this book is for you! If you spend any time working with sound equipment for recording or live performance, you'll be involved with mixing and mixers. This book walks you through the concepts and features common to all compact mixers so you can get the most from these very flexible audio tools. Covers the basics, easy-to-read diagrams, hooking things up, real world applications, mixing tips, advanced signal routing, and "under the hood" advice for the Mackie VLZ, VLZ-PRO, SR, CFX, PPM and now DFX-series mixers. Certified 100% math-free and musician-friendly!
Now in its expanded and updated second edition, Mackie Compact Mixers takes the mystery out of using your mixer. Written in a clear, musician-friendly style, this book will help you get the most from your small mixer, whatever its brand or model. Provides specific information and hook-up examples on Mackie's most popular models, including the "classic" 1202 and 1604 as well as the new 1202-, 1402-, 1604-VLZs, VLZ Pro and other models. Written by the author of Live Sound for Musicians and authorized by Mackie, this book explains the fundamental concepts of how mixing boards work, emphasizing how audio gets into and out of a mixer. Armed with this understanding of signal flow, you will be equipped to begin answering your own questions about how to set up and operate your mixer to best meet your needs.