The 32•8 and 24•8. Mackie's 8•Bus
Series has never been equalled for sound quality.
Expandable, the definitive 8•bus console that's used by more
artists, groups, composers, and production facilities than any other brand.
The 8•Bus series was designed to eliminate the last
barrier between you and audio creativity – the 32•8,
24•8 are capable of
sound quality equal to or better than that of $100,000 consoles.
8•Bus consoles have recorded more platinum albums
and major motion picture soundtracks than any other mixer in
their class – they set the standard for affordable 8-bus
Excellent for project studios and digital multitrack recording,
when combined with digital multitrack or hard disk recording
systems, a Mackie 8•Bus console can create not just major
label CDs, but major motion picture soundtracks and network
Features include low-noise/high-headroom
mic preamps on
every channel, as well as channel inserts and direct outs. In
the channel strip you'll find Mackie's truly musical
– with Hi and Lo shelving EQ, parametric
Hi-Mid, and sweepable Low-Mid EQ – as well as our
Low Cut Filter, which allows you to eliminate mic thumps
and room rumble from your mix, and use your EQ for music and
With Mix B, "in-line monitoring" is a breeze. Six aux sends
and six aux returns allow you to use all the effects you want.
And the 8•Bus'scomplete talkback and phones level controls
make communicating with the talent a snap. There's much more:
When you get right down to it, the8•Bus series of recording
consoles is a value at many times the price. The fact that artists
and producers of every shape and size have sworn by them means
when you buy an 8•Bus you'll be in good company.
Q. What is the purpose of
the Flip switch?
Q. What is the level setting
procedure for the Analog 8 bus?
Q. How should I route my
Q. Where should I plug my
Q. Where should I plug in
Q. What is triple bussing,
and how is this an advantage?
Q. Where is the best place
to plug in my recording devices?
Q. What is the function
of the Operating Level switch on the Analog 8 bus?
Q. How do the EQ knobs differ
Q. Should I record effects
while I am tracking, or during mix down?
Q. Help, I'm getting noise.
What do I do?
Q. What is the 5/6 Shift
switch in the Aux Send section used for?
Q. What is Mix B typically
used for? How about the Source switch?
- Available in 32, and 24 channel consoles
- Loads of outputs
for easy multitracking
- Mackie's premium mic preamps on every channel (with
phantom power for use with condenser mics)
- 100mm log-taper faders
for consistently smooth fades
Full parametric Hi-Mid w/separate band center &
"Q" controls, swept Lo-Mid, and Hi & Lo shelving
Cut Filter (18dB/oct @ 75Hz)
on every channel
- 6 stereo (2 assignable) aux returns
- Extensive routing capabilities