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Experts prefer Yamaha MG10XU over Mackie 1402 VLZ4

On 7 Feb 2024 (22 days ago) we went through 101 Audio Mixer expert endorsements .

Currently, Yamaha MG10XU received 5 endorsements from BestReviews (1 Feb 2022), Spy (4 Jan 2021) Vlog Tribe and 2 others. Meanwhile, Mackie 1402 VLZ4 did not receive any endorsements this month.

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BestCovery
BestReviews
WireRealm
Music Radar
Old Time Music
Spy
Vlog Tribe
Hustlr
Podcast Insights
Music Critic
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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.
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Mackie 1402 VLZ4
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About our ranking methodology

Endorsement summary:

  • On 1 Feb 2022 BestReviews ranked Yamaha MG10XU as #3
    Rank Audio Mixer Comment
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    #3 out of 5 Yamaha MG10XU
    Simple Yet Solid
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  • On 4 Jan 2021 Spy ranked Yamaha MG10XU as #1
    Rank Audio Mixer
    #1 out of 3 Yamaha MG10XU
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    Source: spy.com
  • Vlog Tribe ranked Yamaha MG10XU as #2
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    #2 out of 10 Yamaha MG10XU
    Great All-in-one Audio Mixer
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  • On 21 Sep 2021 Podcast Insights ranked Yamaha MG10XU as #9
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    #9 out of 14 Yamaha MG10XU
    Best Mixer For Multi-Person Podcasts
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  • On 7 Jan 2023 Music Critic ranked Yamaha MG10XU as #8
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    #8 out of 10 Yamaha MG10XU
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Customers like Yamaha MG10XU noticeably more

At ReviewFinder we prefer to focus on professional product reviews, because customer reviews can be disproportionately affected by unrelated factors such as delivery, specific seller listing problems, and, of course, fake reviews. With that said, below is the summary of consumer sentiment.

Mackie 1402 VLZ4
Yamaha MG10XU
Consumer score (CS) is a normalized computed representation of customers' sentiment towards a product.
CS of 10 is similar to a 4.8 star review, CS of 0 is similar to a 2 star review.

Yamaha MG10XU, the cheaper option, tends to get more favorable reviews than Mackie 1402 VLZ4.

As can be seen in the chart above, median best-selling audio mixer receives a consumer score of 8.5 (great). Both Mackie 1402 VLZ4 and Yamaha MG10XU receive customer reviews that average out above that median threshold.

Mackie 1402 VLZ4
In comparison:
Mackie 1402 VLZ4 ranks #36 out of 107. Very high levels of customer satisfaction.
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8.8
Great
Yamaha MG10XU
In comparison:
Yamaha MG10XU ranks #6 out of 107. Very high levels of customer satisfaction.
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9.6
Amazing
Median best-selling Audio Mixer
In comparison:
Behringer Xenyx 1202FX ranks #54 out of 107. Very high levels of customer satisfaction.
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8.5
Great





Yamaha MG10XU is more popular than Mackie 1402 VLZ4

It's fairly safe to say that Yamaha MG10XU is a more popular audio mixer than Mackie 1402 VLZ4, based on its 4,000+ reviews. Popularity is determined based on product sales. Note that older and cheaper products tend to sell more.


To consider

Customers who view Mackie 1402 VLZ4 and Yamaha MG10XU often consider BEHRINGER Xenyx 1222, a pricier option.
Table: Top compared alternatives for Mackie 1402 VLZ4 and Yamaha MG10XU
BEHRINGER Xenyx 1222 $269
In comparison:
BEHRINGER Xenyx 1222 ranks #71 out of 107. Very high levels of customer satisfaction.
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8.3
Great
2 expert recommendations
Behringer Xenyx 1202FX $240
In comparison:
Behringer Xenyx 1202FX ranks #54 out of 107. Very high levels of customer satisfaction.
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8.5
Great
2 expert recommendations Cheaper
Soundcraft EPM6 $305
In comparison:
Soundcraft EPM6 ranks #53 out of 107. Very high levels of customer satisfaction.
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8.7
Great
2 expert recommendations
Mackie PROFX16 $510
In comparison:
Mackie PROFX16 ranks #27 out of 107. Very high levels of customer satisfaction.
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9.0
Great
No expert recommendations
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Critic Consensus Common points from expert reviews summarized.
As can be seen below, Yamaha MG10XU is mentioned by key experts in Feb 2024, while Mackie 1402 VLZ4 is not.
Rank Change Price Audio Mixer
BestCovery
BestReviews
WireRealm
Music Radar
Old Time Music
Spy
Vlog Tribe
Hustlr
Podcast Insights
Music Critic
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- $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.
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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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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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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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Expert Reviews There are people on the Internet whose job is to review products. Below are their opinions.
No expert reviews linked yet for Mackie 1402 VLZ4.

Expert reviews [7]

96
Total expert reviews: 7
  • with a score: 1
  • without a score: 6

Score distribution:

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From Seller:
  • 14-channel mixer featuring Mackie signature high-headroom/low-noise design
  • 6 boutique-quality Onyx mic preamps
  • Improved RF rejection perfect for broadcast applications
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From Seller:
  • 10 channel mixer with USB and SPX digital effects
  • Featuring studio grade discrete class A D PRE amps with inverted Darlington circuit providing fat, natural sounding bass and smooth, soaring highs
  • 3 band EQ and high pass filters give you maximum control and eliminate unwanted noise, resulting in a cleaner mix
  • Read more
Video Reviews Most popular unboxing/review videos.
No video reviews linked yet for Mackie 1402 VLZ4.
Yamaha MG10XU USB Audio Mixing Console | Setup & Review
Review by Kettner Creative
Popular! 67K views!
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Yamaha MG10XU Review | Simple Review - Is It Worth It?
Review by Tech Summit
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Yamaha MG10XU | USB MIXER | Karaoke Mixer | Audio Interface | Review
Review by DJ VAibhav
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From Manufacturer Manufacturer-provided product description, urls and documents.
No manufacturer information linked for Mackie 1402 VLZ4.
EAN Numbers: 0086792985077, 0616639701647, 0888365272283, 0888365374871, 0888365485836, 0888366077184
UPC Numbers: 086792985077, 616639701647, 888365272283, 888365374871, 888365485836, 888366077184
Model Numbers: MG10XU
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Mackie 1402 VLZ4 is a popular option on the higher end of the price range. It's in the top 3 bestselling audio mixers and has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Mackie Onyx 1620 or Soundcraft EPM12 .

Mackie 1402 VLZ4 is $110.99 more expensive than the average audio mixer ($339).

Yamaha MG10XU is a very popular option on the lower end of the price range. It has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as BEHRINGER Xenyx 1222 or Behringer Xenyx Q1202 .

Yamaha MG10XU is $71.01 cheaper than the average audio mixer ($339).

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