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Mackie DL1608 16 Channel iPad Controlled Digital Mixer

Redefining mixers, the Mackie DL1608 has the power of a ful-featured digital mixer yet has the mobility of an iPad. Use up to 10 iPads at once for power at your fingertips!

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The Mackie DL1608 iPad Controlled Digital Mixer redefines live mixing by combining the proven power of a full-featured digital mixer with the unmatched ease and mobility of an iPad. With 16 boutique-quality Onyx mic preamps and the performance of 24bit Cirrus Logic AD/DA converters, the DL1608 has unparalleled sound quality.

Master Fader v3.2 Update for Mackie DL Series Mixers
32-track recording to DL32R and updates to enhance your workflow

Master Fader v3.2, now available for free download, bringing powerful new features to DL32R in addition to performance and workflow enhancements for DL1608 and DL806 users. Also available now is My Fader v3.2 which also adds enhancements.

    New Features and Enhancements
      32x32 Direct-to-Disk Recording/Playback
      With Master Fader v3.2, the DL32R now allows a full 32-channels of both recording and playback via USB hard drive giving users the ability to wirelessly control 32-channel recordings and virtual sound checks from anywhere in the venue. With a choice of 32x32 direct-to-drive recording, the ability to connect to Mac/PC and even networked recording via Dante Virtual Soundcard (DL Dante Expansion Card sold separately), DL32R delivers unmatched 32x32 recording flexibility.

      Mic Pre View
      The new mic pre view allows access to all input gain controls, phantom power and metering for all 32 mic pres in a single view. In addition to streamlining initial setup, mic pre view makes the DL32R an even more powerful digital snake when paried with the DL Dante Expansion Card.

      VCA Enhancements
      Master Fader v3.2 also delivers VCA enhacements to DL32R, DL1608 and DL806 users. Now, when a channel is assigned to a VCA, a semi-transparent fader cap is also shown so users can see level changes caused by VCAs on the input channel itself. Additionally, if a VCA is muted or soloed, assigned channels will now show that they are being remotely muted or soloed.

      Master Fader and My Fader v3.2 are now available for free download on the App Store.
DL Series mixer compatibility
The DL Series mixers allow wireless control from all iPad models with the Master Fader app: iPad 2, iPad (3rd generation), iPad (4th generation) and iPad mini.

The 30-Pin versions allow docked control from iPad 2 and iPad (3rd generation).

The Lightning versions allow docked control from iPad (4th generation) with the included tray insert.

The My Fader app allows wireless control from iPod touch (4th and 5th generation), iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPhone 5C and iPhone 5S.

Master Fader V2.0 and My Fader V2.0 Upgrades - Free Download
Order now and get Free Downloads to Update Master Fader to V2.0
and a V2.0 upgrade to the My Fader iOS app, as well! More Details Below...

Seamless wired to wireless iPad control means you can mix from anywhere in the venue with the DL1608 mixer. This gives you the mobile freedom to control not only the mix, but also powerful plug-ins like EQ, dynamics, effects and more. The sleek Mackie DL1608 even supports up to 10 iPads. Forget bulky consoles and racks of gear. The power is at your fingertips!

Mackie DL1608 iPad Controlled Digital Mixer Features
  • Seamless wired to wireless mixing capabilities, you can mix in real time from anywhere in the venue on your iPad*
  • 16 studio-quality Onyx mic preamps that deliver depth, headroom and immense detail
  • 12 XLR and four combo mic/line inputs
  • High-end 24bit Cirrus Logic AD/DA converters for a remarkable 114 db dynamic range
  • Loaded with a choice of powerful plug-ins on every channel including 4-band EQ, compression, gates, reverb and tap delay 
  • 31-band graphic EQ and compressor/limiter on the main and aux outs
  • Support of up to 10 iPads simultaneously allows multiple engineers to control the mix and allows the band to adjust their own monitors
  • Total Snapshot Recall allows you to save sound check settings for multiple bands, complex song mixes, previous mixes, recall scenes for theater productions and more
  • Record your mix from the L/R stereo outputs directly to your iPad
  • *An additional Wi-Fi router is required and must be connected to the DL1608
V2.0 - Master Fader and My Fader
The V2.0 Upgrades to Master Fader and My Fader incorporates some of the most requested feedback from users to provide an abundance of new features and enhancements. These updates are free for all users and are available at the iTunes app store.

Major features of the Master Fader v2.0 include:
  • Input channel linking
  • Aux send channel linking
  • Mute groups
  • View groups
  • Pre-DSP aux source
  • Quick access panel
  • Improved compressor/limiter graph UI
  • Main mute
  • Other navigation enhancements
  • iOS7 support
What's new on My Fader v.2.0 iOS App
  • Input channel linking
  • Aux send linking
  • Mute group support
  • View group support
Control your mix from anywhere
With the Mackie DL1608 mixer’s seamless wired to wireless mixing capabilities, you can mix in real time from anywhere in the venue on your iPad*. The bar, the bathroom, the back closet. Instantly adjust mix functions from tuning front of house trouble spots to ringing out stage monitors.

*An additional Wi-Fi router is required and must be connected to the DL1608. The iPad must be within range of the Wi-Fi router to enable wireless mixing functionality. Wi-Fi router not included.

Control the Mix from your iPad
Designed specifically for the iPad, the Mackie DL1608’s Master Fader app brings groundbreaking DAW mixing features and functionality to the live environment. With this intuitive breakthrough app, you can create mix snapshots, channel presets and even record stereo tracks straight to your iPad. Plus, with ‘Grow and Glow’ giving you visual indication of the function you’re controlling, you can be confident that you’re always in control.

Proven Hardware that Sounds Great
By combining 16 of Mackie’s flagship Onyx mic preamps with the performance of 24bit Cirrus Logic AD/DA converters, the Mackie DL1608 iPad controlled mixer delivers unparalleled sound quality. Add to that eight balanced outputs, and you have a mixer that not only provides incredible dynamic range, fidelity and transparency, but also great versatility and outstanding value.

Tons of Built In Processing
The DL1608 mixer is loaded with a choice of powerful plug-ins on every channel, so you won’t need to set up additional racks of outboard gear. With just the touch of a finger, you have total control over 4-band EQ, compression and gate plug-ins. Plus, sweeten your sound with a full-featured reverb and tap delay or adjust your mix to the room with the 31-band graphic EQ and limiter on the main and aux outs.

Multiple iPad Support
Supporting up to 10 iPads simultaneously, the Mackie DL1608 allows multiple engineers to control the mix. Plus, it gives band members the ability to adjust their own monitors. We’re looking at you, lead guitarist. Now, the band can dial in the mix they want to hear in real time right on stage.

Channel Images
Put the Sharpie away and use your iPad camera to snap quick pics of the band members or their gear for customized channel ID. Face it, that’s pretty cool.

Forward Looking Design
The sleek and low profile 16-channel Mackie DL1608 iPad controlled mixer is rooted in design innovation. Its powerfully small format destroys the industry’s notion that ‘bigger is better’ by allowing modern technology to eliminate the need for bulky boards and racks of gear.

Footnote: iPad is sold separately.

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Helpful Info about the Manufacturer
Phone:  800-258-6883 Warranty:  All SRM, DLM, HD, iP and C Speakers, Reach, PPM Mixers, HRmk2 Studio Monitors: 3-year inclusive of electronics, 2-year drivers (where applicable), nontransferable; Thump, Freeplay, Onyx Mixers and Interfaces, DL, VLZ4, ProFX mixers, MRmk3 Studio Monitors, Big Knob, MCU Pro Series, SP260, FRS Series Amplifiers, Mixer Bags/Covers/Hardware, Loudspeaker Bags/Covers/Hardware: 1-year nontransferable; FreePlay Lithium Ion Battery: 90-day all inclusive, nontransferable;B-Stock items, 90 days.

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Customer Reviews

Tyler Submitted: 3/5/2019
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I love this thing
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Let me qualify this by saying I am no professional. I am purely a garage and enthusiast who takes his gear to a few gigs a year. That said this thing is sooooo much fun. From setting the EQ's on the vocals and instruments to getting just the right mix from across the room this baby turns a small simple setup into something that feels professional. Can't wait for the version 5.1 update. Therein lies the real beauty of this thing. Its an evolving piece of equipment. With updates to the app if can just get better and better! Looking forward to many hours of fun playing around with this thing! I do wish they would allow for a sort of master recording feature that would allow you to work on the mix after you've recorded. Maybe in an update.
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lebowski Submitted: 2/18/2019
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You cant use an iPad Pro they dont, fit so it's old school technology. iPad won't work w/o more $
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Disappointing. No I pad pro. MY ipad won't work without spending more $ for an adapter. Overall it's over sold now I have to send it back and get another manufacture.
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Douglas Submitted: 1/24/2019
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So simple and compact it is amazing.
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It's awesome. Songs can be selected wirelessly from an iphone too.
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Bob clermont from JRC sound production :, Bob.clermont1@gmail.com Submitted: 11/7/2018
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I love this thing
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Well worth the money it was a very good investment and easy to operate
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Leonardo Salinas Abq Im Submitted: 11/6/2018
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I’m very happy with this mixer the sound is superb!!!
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Very easy to use ( I’m not a sound guy) and was able to grout running in no time
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Susan Hickman, Susanhickman03@yahoo.com Submitted: 10/23/2018
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User friendly and awesome
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I love this mixer! It is so easy to set up and very user friendly with the app. I’ve been using this board for over 5 years and whether it’s a full band show or just a solo acoustic gig it’s the only way to go!
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Katkhaki Submitted: 8/10/2018
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I own two
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Love this mixer. Picked up a second one for home. Easy to use and the saved settings are a godsend! Especially for the hard to mix rooms.
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Steve Slate Submitted: 5/30/2018
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I Love it
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Awesome
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Alejandro garcia, Rojelio-durazo@hotmail.com Submitted: 12/18/2017
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O love this thing
What is your opinion of this product?
That makes it work so perfect thank you and I enjoy and I just waiting for a few to make some little more business thank you
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Jerry A Oakle Submitted: 3/25/2016
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Just got it in time for Easter Egg
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I just got it so I have not got to run it through the main power amps and all but through the small stuff here at the house it rocks Love the not having to run wires from I pad to board for music
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