"If you've spent any time in a studio or in the live venue environment, you know all about line mixers and how valuable they can be to your set up. If you're unfamiliar, line mixers essentially collect sounds from a variety of different sources into one central place. This allows you better control when it comes to mixing recordings or shows from the booth. Make no mistake about it, a line mixer is an absolutely integral part of any audio professional's setup.
There are plenty of line mixers available to you that are suitable for all skill levels and financial situations. All you need to do is have a quick look around and determine the one the best meets your needs. If you're not entirely sure where to begin your search, you may want to have a look at a few of our best sellers to help make your decision easier. Say, for example, that you're looking for an entry level mixer that still offers plenty of features and power? If this is the case, you'll definitely want to check out the RM-10 10-Channel Rackmountable Mixer from Galaxy Audio. This easy to install, single rack mixer offers 10 input channels as well as 10 signal presence LEDs to ensure your levels are in order. Perfect for contractors, this line mixer will get you through any gig with ease.
If, on the other hand, you're looking for a truly elite line mixer, you'll want to get your hands on the BACKBONE from Manley. This mixer comes in two options: one that features DB25 Connectors, and one with ELCO connectors. This powerful mixer is the winner of the 2009 TEC award, and allows you to easily control up to eight pieces of outboard gear. With the ability to make subtle changes to the mix on the fly, and the versatility required to handle any job, the BACKBONE will definitely live up to its name with your setup.
Your line mixer will certainly make your work life a whole lot easier. By funneling all your sources into one convenient location, you can have a better idea of how your mix sounds and make any necessary changes to ensure the best results possible."