Good tiny mixer?

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  1. redpill

    redpill Member

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    I'm trying to get the best combination of quality and compact size in a mixer. The smaller the better, and maybe only 4 channels would be required for what I'm doing. I know about the Mackie 1202, but am wondering if I can go even smaller without getting a total toy. Any suggestions?
     
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    Hadn't seen those. The price of the Mix.50 seems too good to be true. Of course, I'm not going to try to go platinum with it, and it will be out of the loop for live performance, so for the casual use I'll be giving it, I think we may have a winner. Thanks!

    Other suggestions still warmly invited.
     
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    Have you looked at the Behringer Xenyx line of mixers? I've got an 802 and they're great little mixers for the money.
     
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    I use an Alesis multi-FX small 4 channel with built in digital FX has 2 XLRs. Very Portable for a small 4 track or 2 track direct. or as an addition input mixer. I also have other larger stuff in my studio. This little mixer works great.
     
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    Soundcraft makes some good small format mixers.

    hope that helps

    jwp
     
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    I recommend the Mackie.

    They are great little mixers
     
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    Fortunately, I didn't do any buying before Mackie announced the 402 VLZ3 and 803 VLZ3. I'm going to order up a 402 today.
     
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    I tried and didnt like the Behringer mixers, the Yamaha MG line and Tapco mixers are great even in the lower end.

    I tend to like the sound of the Yamaha preamps best compared to the Tapcos but I really listen for detail in my audio so you may be fine with a Tapco.
     
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    Great suggestions on these mixers.
     

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