Mackie 1604 Vlz3 16 Channel Mixer - Page 8 - Answered Questions & Fixed issues

That sounds like the amp board died. Mackie parts can be hard to source, and Mackie is really slow to ship, so I suggest taking it to a Mackie authorized service center. Here's a link-

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Mackie Music | Answered on May 19, 2016 | 181 views

An internal connection could be broken. You will have to open up your monitor to find out.

Mackie Music | Answered on Aug 15, 2015 | 113 views

The resistor is 4.7ohms +/-5%

Mackie Music | Answered on Aug 15, 2015 | 95 views

More in likely a voltage drop in the club, and the mixers power transformer was fighting for power, so it's brunt or burning up, also there are capacitors that filter the AC transformer hum, they Probably need to be replaced, this can be fixed tho, parts and labor might not be cheap...

Mackie Music | Answered on Mar 05, 2015 | 132 views

You might call mackie for a suggestion at 800-258-6883. Sometimes there may be older parts in stock at other Mackie distributers around the world. Here's a list of contact info Mackie International Distributors It doesn't hurt to ask and email is free!
I had good luck getting parts for various musical electronics out of Canada

Mackie Music | Answered on Feb 03, 2015 | 85 views

Yes, it's normal. You can probably turn the speaker volume down to minimum before turning them on to minimize it.

Mackie Music | Answered on Jan 31, 2015 | 78 views

Here you go
This link to the manual is on the Mackie website
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Mackie Music | Answered on Jun 08, 2019 | 579 views

Probably the power inside the mixer needs to be looked at.

Mackie Music | Answered on Nov 30, 2014 | 93 views

Are you actually sending a signal to the effects unit? normally you would have it in an insert although I know some people who take a sub channel out to the effects unit and then feed it back in through a mix channel if they run out of inserts or aux busses. What you describe above does not make sense to me. Can you elaborate with the full signal path for the effects unit?

Mackie Music | Answered on Nov 26, 2014 | 65 views

Why are you not using the inserts? Either assign a sub channel to your effects unit or do it at a channel level. In either case using the insert.

Mackie Music | Answered on Nov 26, 2014 | 78 views

If you give us a clue what this is on you might get ome help

Mackie Music | Answered on May 19, 2014 | 35 views

Here is a link to the owners manual. I hope this helps you.

Mackie Music | Answered on Mar 16, 2014 | 64 views

Loose connection or fader/pot needing cleaning. Try selective tapping and wobbling until you locate it. You could try contact cleaner if it's a pot/fader otherwise it's out with the iron unless it's just a loose lead internally.

Mackie Music | Answered on Feb 18, 2014 | 58 views

You do not give enough info to even start suggesting answers. What are you using (model numbers) and what do you mean by freeze? Is it stopping and a constant note coming out (of what) or is it going quiet. etc. Please give all the info you can about the equipment you are using and the detailed symptoms

Mackie Music | Answered on Feb 18, 2014 | 42 views

Do the protect lights light up when you turn it on? There is a soft start circuit that should delay for about 3 seconds when powering it up, it sounds as if this is not working. If you don't get the protect lights for a second or so when turning it on then this has failed and you need to get it serviced and repaired before more goes wrong.

Mackie Music | Answered on Feb 10, 2014 | 48 views

You have a button on the front that says, "power amp routing". If the button is pushed in, the left will power mains in mono and the right will power the monitors in mono. Make sure this button is off for stereo.

Mackie Music | Answered on Mar 06, 2013 | 108 views

Please view videos on YouTube. Search for "mixer setup". There are a bunch, and the information and techniqes are the same for almost any of the analog mixers. You might refine the search to Mackie mixers.

Mackie Music | Answered on Mar 18, 2011 | 369 views

You can purchase the channel faders directly from Mackie Service Dept., you can replace them yourself if you're good at soldering - HOWEVER, be advised that disassembling the unit to get at the faders to replace them will require a lot of time and patience if you've never done it before. If the faders are not moving smoothly, it's possible that the wrong type of cleaning spray was used on them and there's a possibility that they could stop moving and controlling sound.

Mackie Music | Answered on Aug 01, 2009 | 399 views

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