Mackie PPM608 8-Channel Powered Mixer (Stereo, 1000 Watts)

This 8-channel powered mixer pumps 1000 watts through two built-in Class-D amps, with dual graphic EQs and 24 practical built-in FX to sweeten your sound.
Ready to go for your next gig, the 8-channel Mackie PPM608 powered mixer puts professional effects processing, Class-D amplification, premium Mackie preamps, and more into a box that's as portable as it is powerful. The completely self-contained PPM608 offers 1000 watts of system power via two efficient, cool-running power amps for mains and monitors (500W + 500W). Go ahead and play it loud -- Mackie's Fast Recovery circuitry guarantees a distortion-free mix, even when you're pushing peak levels -- and have all the control features and FX you need right in front of you.

All in the Box

With everything you need and nothing you don't, the Mackie PPM608 toolkit includes premium Mackie preamps with +48V phantom power, 3-band active EQ, individual channel inserts on channels 1 through 6, dedicated in-line compressors on four channels, dual graphic EQs for both mains and monitors, and more.

Have fun working with eight mic/line channels with transparent, low-noise, high-headroom preamplifiers and true +48V phantom power, and sweeten any channel with 3-band active EQ. Individual channel inserts (channels 1 to 6) allow you to use outboard processing on critical instrument or voice channels, while dual 7-band graphic EQs give you tight, constant-Q Filters that boost or cut only the frequency range you've intended. Main and monitor output metering show you exactly what's up with your signal.

FX for All Live Applications

Hit the stage running with read more the RMFX+ (Running Man FX) 32-bit effects processor, which packs 24 effects. Place your mix in the right space with your choice of small, medium, and large room reverbs with either warm or bright notes; and create awesome mixes with simple, rich choruses and a variety of practical delays.

Ruggedly Built

Accidents happen, and for that reason, the PPM608 mixer is housed inside a solid steel chassis designed to protect the controls and electronics from kicks, spills, being tipped over -- you get the picture. Durable polycarbonate ABS end caps and a rounded front design with recessed controls help prevent extensive damage from normal wear and tear, and two metal side handles make it easy for you to move the mixer in and out of a van, up and down stairs.

This video from Mackie showcases the powerful PPM series:


Features:

- 8-Channel powered mixer
- Dual 500-Watt, Class-D, Fast Recovery power amplifiers
- 32-Bit RMFX+ processor with 24 reverbs, choruses, and tap delay for live applications
- 8 Mic preamps with 48V phantom power and TRS inserts (channels 1 to 6)
- Single In-line Compression (SIC) provides increased presence and punch for vocals and instruments
- 2 Stereo inputs with dual RCA and dual 1/4" line inputs for flexible connectivity
- Musical 3-Band Active channel EQ with a Mid sweep (100 Hz to 8 kHz) on mono channels
- 2 Built-in DI boxes for direct instrument connections
- Separate Monitor and FX auxiliary sends
- 12-Segment LEDs for the Main and Monitor outputs
- Dual 7-Band graphic EQ on the Mains and Monitor outputs for tuning rooms and monitor mixes
- 3-Mode Amplifier for flexible routing, switchable as Mains Stereo L/R, Mono Mains/Monitor 1, or Mon 1 and Mon 2
- Passive EQ for enhanced clarity and LF response with Mackie passive loudspeakers
- Rugged metal handles built into the sides of the mixer case for easy transport from gig to gig
- Classic rounded front chassis design protects the controls
- Lightweight and portable design
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- Dual 500W Mackie designed Class-D, Fast Recovery power amplifiers
- 32-bit RMFX+ processor featuring 24 sane, useable reverbs, choruses, and tap delay for live applications
- 8 premium Mackie mic preamps with 48V phantom power and TRS inserts (ch 1-6)
- Single In-line Compression (SIC) provides increased presence and punch for vocals and instruments
- 2 stereo inputs with dual RCA and dual 1/4-inch line inputs for flexible connectivity
- Mackie's Musical 3-Band Active channel EQ (80hz, 2.5kHz, 12kHz)
- 2 built-in DI boxes for direct instrument connections
- Separate Monitor and FX auxiliary sends
- 12 segment LEDs for the Main and Monitor outputs
- Dual 7-Band graphic EQ on the Mains and Monitor outputs for tuning rooms and monitor mixes
- 3-Mode Amplifier for ultra-flexible routing, switchable as Mains Stereo L/R, Mono Mains/Monitor 1, or Mon 1 & Mon 2
- Precision Passive EQ for enhanced clarity and LF response with Mackie passive loudspeakers
- Rugged metal handles built into the sides of the mixer case for easy transport from gig to gig.
- Classic Mackie rounded front chassis design. If the PPM rolls on its face during transport the controls are recessed and protected
- Ultra-Lightweight and portable (xx lbs/ xx kg)

Output at 8 ohms stereo: 150 watts per channel
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 33.75 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 23 x 17 x 16 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): MAC PPM608
For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: (800) 898-3211
Email: support@mackie.com

Mackie PPM608 8-Channel Powered Mixer

Ultra-light and completely self-contained, the Mackie PPM608 Professional Powered Mixer features two ridiculously robust power amps for mains and/or monitors (500W + 500W). With 1000 watts of system power, this mixer provides more raw power than the competition. Things can get pretty intense out there and your gear needs to be able keep up the pace. Mackie custom designed the PPM608 with Class-D amps, which run cool and boast maximum efficiency to keep your sound pumping until they start kicking people out. Include is Mackie's proven Fast Recovery circuitry, eliminating the risk of pesky amp latching. The result is a distortion free mix even when pushing peak levels. The built-in limiter can go toe-to-toe with the most popular outboard stereo limiters used in live sound today, protecting your speakers from damage. The limiter's attack and release times are specifically selected to address full-bandwidth music and will not muddy things up by adding any unwanted pumping. PPM mixers are surprisingly lightweight, but tremendously powerful. You can push the PPM608 to its maximum output, distortion free!

The Right Tools For The Job
Most powered mixers out there have either a limited set of mixing tools-keeping your mix decidedly average-or they cram in a mind-boggling amount of lame effects that you would never use. Every professional carries the right tools for the job, so the PPM608 comes with a great-sounding, highly useable toolkit:

- Premium Mackie preamplifiers ensure transparent, low-noise/high-headroom characteristics right at the front of the mixer. The PPM608 offers 8 mic/line channels with trusted Mackie preamplifiers.

- True 48V phantom power allows every condenser mic to perform at its full potential.
- Legendary 3-band active EQ straight off the tremendously popular VLZ3 mixer series. Sweetening any channel is a breeze.

- Individual channel inserts (ch. 1-6) allow compressors and other outboard processing on critical instrument or voice channels. Don't leave the lead singer hanging!

- Dedicated in-line compressors on channels 1-4 bring simple but sweet dynamics to our PPM mixers.

- Dual graphic EQs are provided for both mains and monitors. These EQs feature tight, constant-Q Filters that effect only the frequency range you've intended, unlike many inexpensive built-in graphic EQs that will remain nameless.

- Simple stuff like useable main and monitor output metering make a huge difference in your mix. Sorry, but 5 LED meters at the output doesn't tell you that you're about to clip. Our high-resolution 12-segment meters enable more visibility of your signal, and the super quick response of the meters allows what you see to translate quickly and easily to what you hear.

"Gig Ready" Effects
The RMFX+ (Running Man FX) 32-bit effects processor brings "gig ready," useable effects to your mixes. Why scroll through hundreds of bizarre effects, like "ghost ambience?" Yeah, like anyone even knows what that means. Or how about winners like "delay+phaser2", which you'll never use in a million years. Those other mixers will leave your fingers raw from all the scrolling you have to do. The RMFX+ processor features 24 solid FX that are known for their utility and usability. Small, medium and large room reverbs with the choice of a warm or bright characteristic put your mix in the right space. Simple, rich choruses and an array of practical delays enable you to create professional mixes without requiring a two-hour sound check. Also, the RMFX+ is the first onboard processor to feature a user tap function. So if you want to use a delay, but our preset delay time doesn't work, you can tap it in instantly! Basically, we've delivered a full rack of gear at your fingertips that is easy to master, allowing you to look and sound really good at your next gig. Really, really good.

Absolutely Armored
The PPM608 is fully armored inside a solid steel chassis, helping to protect the electronics from any potential environmental hazard (Think beer.) Extremely durable polycarbonate ABS end caps will protect the PPM608 from years of abuse caused by tossing it in and out of the truck or falling off the stool at rehearsal. Each PPM608 features rounded front with recessed controls, so if it rolls on its face in the van or gets kicked over at the show, you can be sure that it will emerge damage-free. Two metal side handles allow you to easily pick it up and get going. It's ultra-light so you won't need both hands!

So if you want a truly professional set of tools for your next gig, including a Mackie mixer, onboard compressors, Fast Recovery amplification, twin graphic EQs, and "gig-ready" effects, pair up a PPM608 and any Mackie Precision Passive loudspeakers for the ultimate, portable, professional P.A. system.
(18 ratings)
Submitted September 26, 2017 by Bill Robinson in Georgetown, TX
"Great pa system"
Verified Customer zZounds has verified that this reviewer made a purchase from us.
Got this today plugged it up turned on and wow this thing is awesome.i also hooked up subs with a external amp to subs and wow talk about amazing. I would buy this Pa again. Would I recommend this to others you bet I will. The EQ is great Thanks zZounds
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