June 2024

Audio Mixers: MetaRanking

This page highlights the aggregate summary of audio mixers rankings posted by key online experts, as of June 2024.

Summary

On 6 Jun 2024, ReviewFinder team examined a total of 97 audio mixer endorsements from 10 reputable publishers.

84 audio mixers were endorsed in total, only 11 made it into this month's ranking. (ReviewFinder requires a minimum of 2 endorsements to be included)

As of 6 Jun 2024, Yamaha MG10XU takes the cake as the most critically-acclaimed audio mixer with 4 expert endorsements.

Brand breakdown
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Price breakdown
As can be seen in the chart below, lowest high-ranking audio mixers start at $29.99 (LZSIG Mini Audio Mixer) and go up to $3749.99 (Allen & Heath SQ-5). Median audio mixer costs $313.59 (Allen & Heath ZEDi-10).
$29.99
$3749.99

At a glance - June Ranking

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Rank Change Price Audio Mixer
filmlifestyle.com
BestCovery
BestReviews
Vlog Tribe
Podcast Insights
Music Critic
stilt.com
American Songwriter
Music Radar
Futurism
1
- $268
Yamaha MG10XU
The Yamaha MG10XU mixer is a versatile and reliable tool with 24 built-in effects presets, audio interface capabilities, and 10 input channels, making it suitable for a range of use cases.
5
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2
9
8
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2
- $410
TC-Helicon GoXLR
The TC-Helicon GoXLR mixer is a versatile and user-friendly audio mixer that offers customizable effects and audio parameters, making it ideal for content creators, streamers, podcasters, and musicians who want to produce high-quality audio.
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5
1
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3
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Zoom LiveTrak L-12
The Zoom LiveTrak L-12 mixer is a versatile and portable device with 16 built-in effects presets, 12-track simultaneous recording, and a 14-in/4-out USB audio interface connectivity, making it a reliable and user-friendly recording device for musicians, podcasters, and content creators.
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1
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8
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4
- $2999
Behringer X32
The Behringer X32 mixer is a versatile and powerful 32-channel audio mixer with customizable effects, impressive recording capabilities, and a wide range of inputs and outputs suitable for musicians, sound engineers, and recording studios.
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9
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1
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5
+1 $125
Behringer Xenyx 502
The Behringer Xenyx 502 mixer is a reliable and affordable option for those who need a basic mixer without built-in effects, offering quality sound, versatile inputs and outputs, and USB master outputs for easy transfer of recorded audio to a computer or other device.
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5
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3
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13
+1 $400
Allen & Heath ZEDi 10FX
7
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3
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14
+1 $639
Behringer PMP6000
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9
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2
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15
New * $65
PylePro PAD10MXU
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5
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5
16
- $308
Soundcraft EPM6
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8
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5
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17
- $2099
Behringer X32 Producer
4
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10
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18
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Mackie PROFX8v2
The Mackie PROFX8v2 mixer is a versatile and portable mixer with high-quality effects, USB connectivity, and a variety of input options, making it an excellent choice for musicians, podcasters, and live sound engineers.
8
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10
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Audio Mixer
#15 $64.99 PylePro PAD10MXU
#5 $125 Behringer Xenyx 502
#18 $266 Mackie PROFX8v2
#1 $267.99 Yamaha MG10XU
#16 $308 Soundcraft EPM6
#13 $399.99 Allen & Heath ZEDi 10FX
#2 $410.34 TC-Helicon GoXLR
#14 $639 Behringer PMP6000
#17 $2099 Behringer X32 Producer
#4 $2999 Behringer X32

We ranked Yamaha MG10XU #1 in June 2024 because:

  • 4 independent experts mentioned it in their “best audio mixers” rankings.
Expert Consensus
(as of 16 Jun 2023)
The Yamaha MG10XU mixer is a versatile and reliable tool with 24 built-in effects presets, audio interface capabilities, and 10 input channels, making it suitable for a range of use cases.
Critic endorsements:
filmlifestyle.com

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Vlog Tribe

Great All-in-one Audio Mixer

It has ten channel mixers
It is easy to use
It is durable
It has 4XLR input

On an expensive side
Some reviews are saying it malfunctions and overheats

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Podcast Insights

Best Mixer For Multi-Person Podcasts

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Music Critic

24 effects
Varying input options
Compressor knobs
3-band EQ
Compact and lightweight
Yamaha quality

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We ranked TC-Helicon GoXLR #2 in June 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best audio mixers” rankings.
  • Out of those, 1 expert ranked TC-Helicon GoXLR as #1.
Expert Consensus
(as of 18 Jun 2023)
The TC-Helicon GoXLR mixer is a versatile and user-friendly audio mixer that offers customizable effects and audio parameters, making it ideal for content creators, streamers, podcasters, and musicians who want to produce high-quality audio.
Critic endorsements:
BestReviews

Great For Looping

Part multi-channel mixer, part preamp, part sampler—this unit does a little bit of everything.
TC-Helicon is a favorite among musicians and podcasters for its simple and beautiful design.
Easy-access buttons make everything simple. Great for streamers

While many musicians love this unit, some may want more control than this offers.

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Vlog Tribe

Most Popular Audio Mixer for Streaming

It has high power
It produces exquisite sound quality
It has a multiple voice effects option
It has an RGB lights function

It is expensive
Some complaints are saying that it malfunctions a few months after use

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Methodology: combine opinions of key experts

Identify Experts

We identify key publishers and experts that consistently review and recommend audio mixers.

Capture Rankings

For each publisher we find a currently recommended "top 10" list of audio mixers, it must be updated in the last 9 months.

Aggregate Rankings

We put all those lists together and aggregate them. The more frequently a product is recommended, the higher it is in our ranking

Experts chosen for June 2024 ranking

We ranked Zoom LiveTrak L-12 #3 in June 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best audio mixers” rankings.
  • Out of those, 1 expert ranked Zoom LiveTrak L-12 as #1.
Expert Consensus
(as of 19 Jun 2023)
The Zoom LiveTrak L-12 mixer is a versatile and portable device with 16 built-in effects presets, 12-track simultaneous recording, and a 14-in/4-out USB audio interface connectivity, making it a reliable and user-friendly recording device for musicians, podcasters, and content creators.
Critic endorsements:
BestReviews

Best of the best

A simple but comprehensive unit that doesn't take up too much space.
Connect up to 5 headphones at once.
Scene-saving function lets you save up to 9 at once.
Buyers laud its comprehensive feature set for such a portable unit.

Some reports of sound-bleeding through channels.

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Music Radar

Best For Rehearsals

All-in-one mixer and recorder
Custom mix monitoring

Mic preamps not quite flawless

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We ranked Behringer X32 #4 in June 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best audio mixers” rankings.
  • Out of those, 1 expert ranked Behringer X32 as #1.
Expert Consensus
(as of 18 Jun 2023)
The Behringer X32 mixer is a versatile and powerful 32-channel audio mixer with customizable effects, impressive recording capabilities, and a wide range of inputs and outputs suitable for musicians, sound engineers, and recording studios.
Critic endorsements:
Music Critic

Plenty of digital effects
High-quality mic preamps
Easy to use interface
Highly compatible
Roadworthy
40 channel

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American Songwriter

Best Digital Mixer Overall

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We ranked Behringer Xenyx 502 #5 in June 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best audio mixers” rankings.
Expert Consensus
(as of 18 Jun 2023)
The Behringer Xenyx 502 mixer is a reliable and affordable option for those who need a basic mixer without built-in effects, offering quality sound, versatile inputs and outputs, and USB master outputs for easy transfer of recorded audio to a computer or other device.
Critic endorsements:
Vlog Tribe

Budget-Friendly and Compact Streaming Audio Mixer

Affordable
It comes with five channels
It is lightweight and compact
It has an easy-to-use design and interface

It could overheat when used for a long time
This Mixer lacks wireless capabilities

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Music Critic

Best Value

Stereo inputs
Built-in mic preamps
Simple navigation features
3 channel
Fantastic audio

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We ranked Allen & Heath ZEDi 10FX #6 in June 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best audio mixers” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
filmlifestyle.com

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Music Radar

Best on a Budget

A fantastic affordable mixer
Good USB interfacing options
Boutique preamps

Not as visually pleasing as older models

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We ranked Behringer PMP6000 #7 in June 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best audio mixers” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
BestCovery

Best Powered Mixer

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Music Critic

Editor's Pick

100 amazing presents
Anti-feedback technology
800 watts of power

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We ranked PylePro PAD10MXU #8 in June 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best audio mixers” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Podcast Insights

Best Mixer For Solo Or 2-Person Podcasts

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Futurism

Best Budget

Offers USB connectivity on a budget
48-volt phantom power on a single XLR input
Ultra-compact

USB output limited to one channel
Despite USB connectivity, more useful in live sound applications

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We ranked Soundcraft EPM6 #9 in June 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best audio mixers” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
BestCovery

Best Digital Mixer

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Music Critic

Compact case
Easy-to-navigate controls
Studio or live use
Excellent sound quality
Simple features

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We ranked Behringer X32 Producer #10 in June 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best audio mixers” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
filmlifestyle.com

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Music Radar

Supreme power and value from this digital mixer

Midas designed preamps
Multichannel 32 x 32 USB interfacing Flexible bus routing

No combi XLR inputs

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We ranked Mackie PROFX8v2 #11 in June 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best audio mixers” rankings.
Expert Consensus
(as of 18 Jun 2023)
The Mackie PROFX8v2 mixer is a versatile and portable mixer with high-quality effects, USB connectivity, and a variety of input options, making it an excellent choice for musicians, podcasters, and live sound engineers.
Critic endorsements:
filmlifestyle.com

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Podcast Insights

Best Mixer For Multi-Person Podcasts

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