Cuts out too early!
It has all the features I need...except it cuts out well before hitting the rated ceiling of 800w. There is no way this thing can pump 800w into 4 ohms.
I run an open mic. Acoustic guitars and vocals, that's it. No drums, bass, guitars etc. I wanted the parametric EQs and compression.
I plugged it in, dialed things to unity or below and first of all noticed a significant hiss that was never present from my Behringer PMP 1280s. Maybe I can live with it...
But wait! Through the night, 4 times it cut out and reset. Never had this with my PMP1280s placed in the same spot with good ventilation. I was running 2 Wharefdale Titan 12s which have always sounded great with the PMP1280 and never once came close to clipping, distortion etc. with drums through it once time as well!
If Mackie doesn't acknowledge the problem and fix it, their reputation will drop dramatically and they will lose their customer base. Don't cut corners to save $. Especially when priced 2x higher than a Behringer PMP1680s!!! I'm not the only one mentioning this online so it's not just a 'one off'.
I emailed Mackie support for feedback. 3 days and still no answer. I have a couple of Mackie studio monitors that do great, to bad they messed this up.