Mackie ProFXv3 16 22 30-Channel Sound Reinforcement Mixer with Built-In FX PROFX
he Mackie ProFXv3 is a 16(22, 30)-channel mixing console featuring 11 Onyx microphone preamps with 60 dB of headroom and a built-in effects engine with 24 built-in FX, making it well suited for live sound, home recording, and content creators. The integrated 2x4 USB audio interface offers high-quality 24-bit / 192 kHz recording and playback with zero-latency monitoring.
Channels 1-2 offer combo XLR-1/4" mic/line connections and a Hi-Z switch (for guitar and bass), while channels 3-11 offer XLR or 1/4" inputs. Channels 1-8 include inserts and single-knob compressors. Channels 9/10, 11/12, and 13/14 offer two 1/4" line inputs each (L and R for stereo), while channel 15/16 uses a 3.5mm stereo input. Channels 1-16 feature gain controls, a 3-band EQ, three aux sends for monitors, a dedicated FX send, pan, mute, and level faders. Engaging channel 15/16's USB 3-4 switch will override the 3.5mm input and enable the USB return from a computer.
Each channel strip includes button selectors for Main L/R, Sub 1-2, Sub 3-4, and PFL SOLO. The master section offers dedicated faders for Main, Sub 1-2, Sub 3-4 and FX. Main output connectors include both XLR and 1/4", while sub and control room outputs use 1/4" connectors. A dedicated 1/4" TRS headphone output includes its own independent level control. Other features include an input / USB 1-2 blend control, a dedicated FX output, an FX level fader, and an FX mute, which can also be controlled via the 1/4" footswitch input.
The ProFXv3 features a download for ProTools I First and Waveform software and The Musician's Collection plug-in package including 23 high-quality plugins with BBD Delay, Level Lite, 304E EQ, and 304C Compressor. You also get Tracktion's Waveform OEM and the DAW Essentials Collection. To authorize the software, simply input the mixer's serial number on the website. The Mackie ProFXv3 includes a USB cable and an IEC cable for powering the unit.