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®. With 16 boutique-quality Onyx mic preamps and the performance of 24bit Cirrus Logic® AD/DA converters, you have unparalleled sound quality.
Seamless wired to wireless iPad control means you can mix from anywhere in the venue. 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 DL1608 even supports up to 10 iPads. Forget bulky consoles and racks of gear. The power is at your ﬁngertips. And without the need for bulky equipment, the DL1608 is an affordable and space-saving option for houses of worship and smaller venues.
With the Mackie DL1608’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.
Designed specifically for the iPad, the 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.
The DL1608 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 iPad devices simultaneously, the Mackie DL1608 allows multiple engineers to control the mix. Plus, it gives band members the ability to adjust their own monitors. Now, the band can dial in the mix they want to hear in real time right on stage. This feature is also ideal for musicians playing in contemporary worship bands. And the DL1608 works great with all versions of the iPad, whether wireless or wired via our ingenious Patent Pending tray design.
Total Snapshot Recall
The Mackie DL1608 allows you to recall mix functions with just the touch of a ﬁnger. With Total Snapshot Recall*, you can now easily save and access sound check settings for multiple bands, complex song mixes, previous mixes from challenging venues, recall scenes for theater productions and more. You can even pre-set the mixing board and be ready to go the moment you arrive.
Quickly set up a new mix with the DL1608’s Channel Presets. With simple touch screen control, you can immediately assign a factory or your own custom channel preset for kick drum, bass, guitar, keyboard and more to any channel you choose. And when you’ve made the perfect settings, easily save them for later use and share them with your friends.
Record for Easy Sharing
The Mackie DL1608 lets you record your mix from the L/R stereo outputs directly to your iPad, allowing you to upload it to your favorite application and share it with others.
Integrate Music from any App
Whether you want to play pre-show music or add a backing track to your live mix, with the Mackie DL1608 you can bring in stereo audio from any iPad application. Best of all, with the pre-assigned iPad channel, you can do it without using up one of the mixers 16 channels.
The Mackie DL1608 is perfect for installing in venues. With its easy to use Master Fader iPad application it has never been easier to train up new sound engineers. Plus, forget the bulky racks of outboard gear, the powerfully small, low proﬁle design lets you install it just about anywhere.
Big on Security
The DL1608 is 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.