1. Dear Guest, if you haven't already... enter to WIN Samplitude Pro X5!
    Dismiss Notice

Getting rid of Mackie SR32-4!

Discussion in 'Mixing & Song Critique' started by Mad John, Jan 10, 2002.

  • AT5047

    The New AT5047 Premier Studio Microphone Purity Transformed

  1. Mad John

    Mad John Active Member

    Nov 25, 2001
    I am getting rid of this piece of junk! (read earlier post for the full story.)

    I would love some suggestions on a very good analog 24 channel recording mixer.

    My goel is to surpass Mackie's imperfections , like bad incerts , pres , EQ , alomost everything about this board I had to bypass.

    At this time I am concerned mainly with a board that can play my material back , be muted and not bleed thru the main outs like my Mackie does!

    I would like better made knobs and wireing , I am willing to getting a used board , but wondering if there is something out there for under $4,000 that can be used to produce albums.

    I am not as concerned with the on board mic pres , but better EQs and genral features of the Mackie is where I am looking for improvement.

    The price quote above is not a limit mark , just a starting fee. If I had to I would sell the farm and stretch it some how to $10,000.

    Ohhhhhhh Mackie baby, where did you go wrong?


    Mad John
    Zythum Studios

    "The present day Composer refuses to die!"
    Edgar Varese - 1921
  2. hollywood_steve

    hollywood_steve Active Member

    Jan 3, 2001
    hey bud!,

    looky here at what's on ebay today:




    this last one is beyond your target budget, but it sold new for over $30K and was worth every penny. If it goes for $6K, somebody is getting a hell of a deal.

    happy hunting,
  3. anonymous

    anonymous Guests

    Feb 10, 2001
    Hooray for Hollywood!
  4. planet red

    planet red Active Member

    Jul 25, 2001
    I just closed a deal on a trident 70 (same pres and practically the same eq as the 80) for 9k with a complete recapping/thorough cleaning/replacing whatever chips dont work... ect. So I'll have a kick ass mini trident 80, 25 channel 55 inputs at mixdown console in close to perfect electronic condition for 9k. I know of other people that have gotten way better deals then me. Its all about keeping your eyes open and being able to wait for awhile.

    On another note, getting a used soundcraft and getting jim williams from audio upgrades do the master section makes a pretty nice console for cheap.
  5. Hi John,

    A couple friends of mine here in Montreal are selling Soundcraft 2400 series console that have been well maintained. They are proper 32x24x24 split studio consoles with integrated bantam patchbays and 6 or even 8 auxes. I cut my teeth on these as they were omnipresent in local studios in the late 80's and early 90's. A remote truck I work in sometimes still has one installed! It's nothing too fancy but infinitely more professional than a freaking Mackie.

    I don't think they're asking for a lot of money, especially one of them. And with the actual exchange rate you would get some good buying power here with your US$! The biggest problem might be the shipping costs depending where you are.

    If you're interested email me and I'll give you my friends emails/phone numbers. I'll send you my address as a private message.

  • AT5047

    The New AT5047 Premier Studio Microphone Purity Transformed

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice