Excerpt: I bought this mixer as a dual purpose unit: I wanted to mix audio from a vocal mic and instrument mic for online video, and I wanted to be able to mix inputs from different instrument and vocal mics for digial recording of my son's music (he's a multi-instrumental musician and singer).My intial...
Pros: Accurate Controls, Compact, Easy To Use, Excellent Sound, Versatile
Excerpt: I've been using this mixer for about a month now to record my band. We use a DAW called Reaper, and it works really well with the software. The one thing That I would really like out of it is for each channel to send separately to the DAW instead of just sending the Main Mix.
Pros: Accurate Controls, Easy To Use, Excellent Sound
Excerpt: I work for the education department of a large regional healthcare provider. I support the production of educational videos, as well as large events and classes. The Xenyx 1204 USB is "just what the doctor ordered" for video shoots, voice-overs and recording narration of PowerPoint presentations.
Pros: Clear Sound, Compact, Does the job, Inexpensive, Punches Above its Weight, Versatile
Summary: This little mixer is great for my little one man show and still has room to have one or two others join me. It's the same sound as the larger mixers, like the 1832 I use for my band. It's perfect for what I do. It's very compact and seems to be rather tough too.