Comparing Allen & Heath ZED-12FX and Mackie PROFX8v2

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Consumer Score
In comparison:
Allen & Heath ZED-12FX ranks #20 out of 134. It is in the top 10%.
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9.1
Great
Consumer Score
In comparison:
Mackie PROFX8v2 ranks #38 out of 134. It is in the top 10%.
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8.8
Great
Allen & Heath ZED-12FX: Buy | Customer Reviews
Mackie PROFX8v2: Buy | Customer Reviews

Experts recommend Mackie PROFX8v2 more than Allen & Heath ZED-12FX

As of 8 Aug 2022, experts prefer Mackie PROFX8v2 over Allen & Heath ZED-12FX, but both Audio Mixers have solid expert endorsements.

As per this month's meta ranking, Mackie PROFX8v2 received 2 recommendations: from Old Time Music (21 Jul 2022) and Podcast Insights (21 Sep 2021). Allen & Heath ZED-12FX was also endorsed 2 times: by Old Time Music (21 Jul 2022) and Podcast Insights (21 Sep 2021). However, experts generally ranked Allen & Heath ZED-12FX lower than Mackie PROFX8v2 in their articles, which caused it to rank lower in ReviewFinder ranking.

Rank Change Price Audio Mixer
Old Time Music
Podcast Insights
Vlog Tribe
BestCovery
Music Critic
BestReviews
WireRealm
Spy
Hustlr
Music Radar
7
- Check price
Mackie PROFX8v2
1
11
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17
+1 $730
Allen & Heath ZED-12FX
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14
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About our ranking methodology

Endorsement summary:

  • On 21 Jul 2022 Old Time Music ranked Mackie PROFX8v2 as #1 and Allen & Heath ZED-12FX as #2
    Rank Audio Mixer
    #1 out of 10 Mackie PROFX8v2
    #2 out of 10 Allen & Heath ZED-12FX
    ... ...
  • On 21 Sep 2021 Podcast Insights ranked Mackie PROFX8v2 as #11 and Allen & Heath ZED-12FX as #14
    Rank Audio Mixer Comment
    ... ... ...
    #11 out of 15 Mackie PROFX8v2
    Best Mixer For Multi-Person Podcasts
    ... ... ...
    #14 out of 15 Allen & Heath ZED-12FX
    Best Mixer For Multi-Person Podcasts
    ... ... ...

Verdict

After counting and adding up the 102 expert endorsements of the May rankings, Mackie PROFX8v2 outranks Allen & Heath ZED-12FX. This is not to say that Allen & Heath ZED-12FX is a bad option. Like Mackie PROFX8v2, it is recommended by experts, but less.

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Critic Consensus Common points from expert reviews summarized.
As can be seen below, Mackie PROFX8v2 outranks Allen & Heath ZED-12FX by 10 positions. This indicates that, as of 8 Aug 2022, Mackie PROFX8v2 is more critically acclaimed than Allen & Heath ZED-12FX.
Rank Change Price Audio Mixer
Old Time Music
Podcast Insights
Vlog Tribe
BestCovery
Music Critic
BestReviews
WireRealm
Spy
Hustlr
Music Radar
1
- $230
Yamaha MG10XU
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10
2
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8
3
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1
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2
- $650
Zoom LiveTrak L-12
7
-
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1
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7
3
- $70
Behringer Xenyx 502
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5
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3
2
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4
- $410
TC-Helicon GoXLR
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1
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5
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Expert Reviews There are people on the Internet whose job is to review products. Below are their opinions.
No expert reviews linked yet for Allen & Heath ZED-12FX.

Expert reviews [3]

No critic scores
Total expert reviews: 3
  • with a score: 0
  • without a score: 3
Allen & Heath ZED-12FX: Buy | Customer Reviews
Mackie PROFX8v2: Buy | Customer Reviews
From Seller:
  • DuoPre XLR Microphone preamps, including 48V Phantom power for condenser microphones and up to 69dB of gain. Each preamp uses two gain stages to provide a full and accurate sound across the entire gain range with enough power for even the most gain hungry mics.
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From Seller:
  • 4 low-noise Mackie Vita mic preamps add life to any input
  • ReadyFX effects engine with 16 effects including reverbs, delays, and choruses
  • 7-band graphic EQ for tuning mains or monitors. Operating Temperature: 0 ̊ – 40 ̊C
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Video Reviews Most popular unboxing/review videos.
Allen and Heath ZED 12 FX
Review by piterskat
Very popular! 168K views!
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Review on the Allen and Heath ZED 12FX
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Mackie ProFX8v2 Review and USB Mix Minus tutorial
Review by Tommy Callaway
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Mackie ProFX8v2 Mixer - 2 Year Review - Pros, Cons and Should you buy?
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Mackie ProFX8 v2 Review Great Affordable Mixer
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From Manufacturer Manufacturer-provided product description, urls and documents.
EAN Numbers: 0602003610608, 0663961045581
UPC Numbers: 602003610608, 663961045581
Model Numbers: PROFX8V2
Allen & Heath ZED-12FX: Buy | Customer Reviews
Mackie PROFX8v2: Buy | Customer Reviews
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Allen & Heath ZED-12FX is a well-known and one of the more expensive options. It's in the top 3 bestselling audio mixers and has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as PreSonus StudioLive AR16 or Soundcraft Ui16 .

Allen & Heath ZED-12FX is $420.65 more expensive than an average audio mixer ($309).

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Mackie PROFX8v2: Buy | Customer Reviews

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