Mackie celebrates 30th birthday


Mackie, the US audio company that pioneered modern, affordable roadworthy PA mixers for bands, is celebrating its 30th birthday with a new video.

Launched as TAPCO by former Boeing employee, Greg Mackie, 1969 saw the introduction of the $300 LM-1602 line mixer, from the outset marketed by a Rock ‘n Roll brand with a light-hearted marketing style continued in the new video. The LM-1602 was soon followed by the Mackie CR-1604 a 16-channel audio mixer that was an instant hit with performing artists worldwide.

‘Celebrating 30 years is about recognizing our customers around the world that have put their trust in our gear,’ says Mackie Marketing Director Shaunna Krebs. ‘Our customers made our success possible, and we look forward to the next 30 years of providing great gear for Mackie fans everywhere.’