Mackie DL1608 Digital Live Mixer with iPad Control (Lightning Version - New)

Msrp: $899.99 / Savings: $200.00

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0% Interest for 24 Months

On select purchases $299 or more with your Sam Ash card now thru 12/31/21. 24-equal monthly payments required.

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Ideal for bands, rental house and production/installations, the DL Series provides the mobile freedom to wirelessly control the mix and powerful plug-in processing from anywhere in the venue.

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Proven at millions of gigs worldwide, the Mackie DL Series combines the power of a full-featured digital mixer with the unmatched ease-of-use of an iPad. And DL-1608 mixers are 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. Sweet!

Onyx Mic Preamps
The Mackie DL-1608 comes loaded with 16 studio-quality Onyx mic preamps that deliver depth, headroom and immense detail to your live mix. Plus, with a choice of XLR or combo mic/line inputs, connecting mics and instruments is quick and easy. Also includes global phantom power for condenser mics.

24 Bit Cirrus Logic  AD/DA Converters
The DL-1608 features high-end 24-bit Cirrus Logic AD/DA converters, offering a remarkable 114dB dynamic range. The Onyx preamps are aligned precisely with the converters to provide you with the most headroom and the lowest noise and distortion possible – resulting in brilliant sound quality from a vocal whisper to a wailing guitar solo.

The Inputs
Each and every channel features a choice of powerful plug-ins to dial in the perfect sound for whatever you’ve got plugged in. You can even link adjoining channels for fast control of stereo sources:

MODERN: Highly-flexible, clean modern processing perfect for any application
  • 4-band EQ includes low shelving, low-mid peaking, high-mid peaking and high-shelving
  • Compressor with all the control needed to reduce or limit transients
  • Gate perfect for reducing leakage from open mics

VINTAGE: Delivers the sought-after musical characteristics of your favorite industry-standard processors
  • Vintage EQ with interacting bands and frequency-dependent Q structure for added clarity and sheen
  • Vintage compressor with non-linear attack/release great for drums
  • Vintage gate with lightning-fast attack for transient source

Outputs Galore
Each output on a DL Series mixer has its own processing perfect for dialing in an tuning the connected speaker or other device. Easily link aux sends into a combined stereo output, perfect for IEMs. Plus, you can delay the outputs for fill speakers, etc. There are plenty of 1/4″aux outputs available, each perfect for driving a monitor wedge. There’s a pair of main outputs for your system and a decidated headphone output for listening to soloed tracks or getting a close-up view of your mix.

  • 4-band parametric EQ complete with dedicated HPF and LPF filters
  • 31-band GEQ includes the ability to draw in the curve and a 2x zoom control for ultra-precise control
  • Compressor/limiter great for enhancing low end and protecting your speakers
  • Up to 350ms alignment delay with variable temperature control

Snapshot Recall
DL mixers allow you to recall mix functions with just the touch of a finger. Easily save and access sound check settings for multiple bands, complex song mixes, and more. Save channel icons including pics of band members.  You can even preset the board and be ready to go the moment you arrive!

Global Effects
DL Series mixers each feature a global reverb and delay that can be easily applied to any channel. A wide variety of reverbs and delays are available each with a high-level of control. Nine separate reverbs are available, each with pre delay, damping, decay and rolloff controls. Choose from mono, tape echo, stereo, ping-pong or multi-tap delay each with tap tempo, feedback and damping control

Big On Security
The PadLock feature locks down your iPad for permanent installs, while the Kensington lock – the industry standard in protecting technological equipment – secures the mixer to guard it from theft.

Proven Hardware That Sounds Great
•16 Onyx mic preamps
•8 balanced outputs
•High-end Cirrus Logic converters
•Ultra low-noise, high-headroom design
•Seamless wired-to-wireless digital mixing

Wireless Mixing
•Complete control from your iPad
•No set FOH position – mix from anywhere
•Personal monitor mixing via iPad, iPhone or iPod touch
•Supports up to 10 iOS devices at once
•Multiple engineers can work from a single mixer
•Ditch the snake – place the mixer anywhere

Fully-Loaded DSP
•18 input channels with 4-band PEQ + HPF, gate and compression ◦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 and alignment delay ◦6 stereo-linkable aux sends
◦4 stereo-linkable subgroups
◦Main L/R busses

•4 VCAs and 4 mute groups
•2 stereo FX processors with dedicated sends and returns
•Modern and Vintage options per processor
•Choice of powerful, touch-sensitive modern and vintage plug-ins

Master Fader Control App
•Intuitive and easy to master
•Fast navigation with view groups and overview
•Quick setup with tons of factory and user-definable presets
•Record a 2-channel mix directly to the iPad
•Integrate music from any app into the mix
•Access limiting prevents unwanted adjustments
•Complete offline operation
•Easy and frequent updates via App Store

Ready for the Road or Install
•Rugged, portable desktop design
•PadLoc feature locks down iPad for permanent installs
•Rackmountable with optional kit
•Industry standard Kensington lock secures mixer
•Locking power connector

Get your Mackie DL1608 16-Channel Digital Live Mixer today at the guaranteed lowest price from Sam Ash Direct with our 45-day return and 60-day price protection policy.

Things You Will Get:

DL-1608 Digital Mixer
Power Supply
Owner's Manual
Model Number 2044387-00
Model 1608
Series DL
Mixer Type Digital Mixer
Format Desktop Mixer
Channels 16
Effects Multiple Effects
Recording No
Bluetooth No
Wireless Control Yes
EQ Bands 4-band
Microphone Preamps 16
Aux Sends 6 x Aux Sends
Master Outputs XLR Stereo
Outputs-Main 2 x XLR
Inputs Line 12 x XLR, 4 x Combo
Send/Return I/O 6 x TRS (Sends)
Hi Z Input No
Headphone Output Type 1/4"
Phantom Power Yes
Weight 7.9 lbs
Height 3.9"
Width 15.5"
Depth 11.5"
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