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Mackie DL1608 Digital Live Sound Mixer w/Lightning Connector, iPad Controlled

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The Mackie DL1608 redefines live mixing by combining the proven power of a full-featured digital mixer with the unmatched ease and mobility of an iPad. The 16-channel DL1608 features premium hardware like 16 boutique-quality Onyx preamps and Cirrus Logic[reg] converters deliver unparalleled sound quality. Mackie's class-leading Master Fader control software provides seamless wired-to-wireless control over an amazing amount of professional-grade processing for all inputs and outputs. Plus, you can control it all wirelessly from up to 20 iOS, Android[trade], macOS[reg], and Windows[reg] devices. Truly the ideal digital mixer for bands, rental houses and production/installation.


16-Channel Digital Live Sound Mixer
• 16 Onyx mic preamps
• 8 balanced outputs
• High-end Cirrus Logic converters
• Ultra low-noise, high-headroom design
• Rugged, compact desktop design with iPad dock
• Rackmountable with optional kit

Flexible Wireless or Docked Control
• Mix wirelessly from anywhere in the venue from your iPad
• Unmatched wireless control over mix
• Supports up to 20 iOS devices at once
• Personal monitor mixing via iPhone or iPod touch

Dock your iPad for added features and security
• Creates an integrated, self-contained desktop mixer
• Total control over assignable 2-channel recordings for immediate playback and easy exporting
• Playback music from any iPad app and incorporate into the mix
• Always keep your iPad charged
• PadLock feature locks down iPad for security
• Industry standard Kensington lock secures mixer
• iPad Air 2, iPad Air and iPad (4th generation) docking compatibility
• Optional iPad mini docking tray available

Master Fader Control App
• Proven, intuitive workflow that's customizable for your application
• Create view groups and see only the channels you need
• Unique access limiting locks out controls you aren't using
• Export presets, shows and complete system backups via Dropbox, email and more using iOS system sharing
• Quick setup with tons of factory and user-definable presets
• Complete offline operation saves setup time at gig
• Available for iOS, Android[reg], macOS[reg], and Windows[reg]

Professional, Comprehensive DSP
• Packed with professional DSP processing
• 18 input channels with 4-band PEQ + HPF, gate, compression and RTA/Spectrograph
16 stereo-linkable input channels
2 stereo-linkable iPad return channels*
• 12 output busses with 4-band PEQ + HPF/LPF, 31-band GEQ, comp/limiter, alignment delay and RTA/Spectrograph
6 stereo-linkable aux sends
4 stereo-linkable subgroups*
Main L/R busses
EQ and Compressor feature modern and vintage modes
• 4 VCAs and 4 mute groups
• 2 stereo FX processors with 24 available effects and dedicated sends and returns

Record and Produce Like a Pro
• Pro Tools[reg] | First and Waveform[trade] OEM professional software and plugin packages included
• The Musician Collection for ProTools | First includes 23 plugins like BBD Delay, Eleven Lite, 304E EQ, and 304C Compressor
• The DAW Essentials[trade] Bundle for Waveform OEM includes 16 powerful plugins like Equaliser, Compressor, Reverber8, and Limiter

*iPad return channels and subgroups feature PEQ and compression.
*Wi-Fi router required for wireless operation. Wi-Fi router and iPad, iPhone or iPod touch not included.
*Docked Compatibility - DL1608 allows docked operation out of the box with iPad Air 2[reg], iPad (4th generation). With an optional tray kit, DL1608 also allows docked operation with the iPad Air[reg], iPad mini 4[reg], iPad mini 3[reg], iPad mini 2[reg] and iPad mini[reg].


Input Connections:
12x XLR balanced
4x XLR / 1/4" TRS combo jack

Mic Preamps: Onyx

Input Impedances:
Channels 1 - 12: 3 kOhms
Channels 13 - 16: 3 kOhms XLR, 30 kOhms 1/4" TRS

Maximum Input Level:
XLR: +21 dBu
1/4" TRS: +30 dBu

XLR: 0 to 60 dB
1/4" TRS: -20 to 40 dB

Phantom Power: +48 V
10 mA max per mic, with up to 8 mics
5 mA max per mic, with up to 16 mics

Output Connections: 2x XLR balanced (L/R)

Output Impedance: 600 Ohms

Maximum Output Level: +21 dBu

AUX Sends:
1/4" TRS - supports balanced/unbalanced
240 Ohms balanced, 120 Ohms unbalanced
+21 dBu max output level

Digital Audio

Sample Rate: 48 kHz

Bit Depth: 24-bit

Latency: 1.5 mS


Frequency Response: 20 Hz to 20 kHz, +0 /-1 dB, all inputs to all outputs

THD: < 0.005%
mic input to main output, 1 kHz @ -1 dBFS

EIN: -128 dBu @ 150 Ω termination

Noise: Mic input to main output, A-weighted:
-79 dBu, with channel and main faders @ 0 dB
-90 dBu, with channel and main faders @ -∞ dB

Adjacent inputs: < -120 dB @ 1 kHz
Outputs: < - 105 dB @ 1 kHz

Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 92 dB
ref +4 dBu, one channel and main fader @ 0 dB, A-weighted

Dynamic Range: 109 dB, one channel and main fader @ 0 dB, A-weighted

CMRR: > 70 dB @ 1 kHz (60 dB gain)


Connector: 100 MB Ethernet

Simultaneously Connected Remote Stations: Up to 10 iPads

iPad System Requirements: Lightning connector iPad, iOS v5.0 or higher

Dock Compatibility: Dock compatible with iPad (2017), iPad Pro 9.7-inch, iPad Air 2, iPad Air, and iPad (4th generation)


External Power Supply: 100-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz, Universal

Output Voltage: 12 VDC

Current: 4 A

DC Plug: 5.5 x 2.5 mm barrel with locking ring

Power Consumption: 48 W max


Operating Temperature: 32 to 104F (0 to 40C)

Dimensions (W x H x D): 11.5 x 3.7 x 15.4" (291 x 95 x 391 mm)
9U rackmount plus space for connections

Weight: 6.9 lb (3.1 kg)
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