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REDIFINING

LIVE MIXING

The Mackie DL1608 and DL806 redefine live mixing by combining the proven power of a full-featured digital mixer with the unmatched ease and mobility of an iPad. Seamless wired to wireless mixing allows control from anywhere in the venue giving you the ultimate control over your mix.

FREEDOM

TO MIX FROM ANYWHERE

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. With boutique-quality Onyx™ mic preamps and the performance of 24-bit Cirrus Logic® AD/DA converters, you have unparalleled sound quality. DL Series mixers even support up to 20 wireless devices including the iPhone and iPod touch. Forget bulky consoles and racks of gear. The power is at your fingertips.

PRODUCT OVERVIEW
DL SERIES OVERVIEW

[3:04] AN OVERVIEW OF THE DL1608 AND DL806

Features

Two powerful digital mixers with tons of processing and wireless control.

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SERIES LINE-UP

Two powerful models, each full-featured. The only difference is the number of inputs, outputs and corresponding DSP

Mackie DL1806

DL806

8 CHANNEL DIGITAL MIXER
  • ​8 Onyx mic preamps
  • 6 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®
    • Supports iPad Pro® to show more faders, bigger controls and even finer resolution
  • Dock your iPad for added features and security
    • Creates and 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
    • Dock compatible with iPad (2017), iPad Pro 9.7-inch, iPad Air 2, iPad Air, and iPad (4th generation)
    • Optional tray kits available to fit iPad mini 3, iPad mini 2 and iPad mini
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
  • The most frequently updated mixing app on the market
PROFESSIONAL, COMPREHENSIVE DSP
  • Packed with more DSP processing than any other compact mixer
  • 10 input channels with 4-band PEQ + HPF, gate, compression and RTA/Spectrograph
    • 8 stereo-linkable input channels
    • 2 stereo-linkable iPad return channels*
  • 10 output busses with 4-band PEQ + HPF/LPF, 31-band GEQ, comp/limiter, alignment delay and RTA/Spectrograph
    • 4 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
  • Choice of powerful, touch-sensitive modern and vintage plug-ins
  • *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.
Mackie DL1608

DL1608

16 CHANNEL DIGITAL 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®
    • Supports iPad Pro® to show more faders, bigger controls and even finer resolution
  • Dock your iPad for added features and security
    • Creates and 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
    • Dock compatible with iPad (2017), iPad Pro 9.7-inch, iPad Air 2, iPad Air, and iPad (4th generation)
    • Optional tray kits available to fit iPad mini 3, iPad mini 2 and iPad mini
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
  • The most frequently updated mixing app on the market
PROFESSIONAL, COMPREHENSIVE DSP
  • Packed with more DSP processing than any other compact mixer
  • 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
  • 4 VCAs and 4 mute groups
  • 2 stereo FX processors with dedicated sends and returns
  • Choice of powerful, touch-sensitive modern and vintage plug-ins
  • *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.
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WHAT IS VCA?
A VCA, or Voltage Controlled Amplifier, is an amplifier that varies its gain depending on a control voltage. In a mixer this applies to signal routing and channel strips. The purpose of...Read More

SPECS & DOWNLOADS

Manual

Owners Manual

DL806

DL1608

SPECS

Spec Sheets

DL806

DL1608

SOFTWARE/FIRMWARE

App Reference Gude

Master Fader v4.5

App Release Notes

Master Fader v4.6

Link to App on Store

Master Fader v4.6

Mackie DL32R Overview Video

SERIES OVERVIEW
REVEAL YOUR TRUE MIX

Mackie DL32R - Video - Demo - Monitor Mixing

EDUCATION
GET THE MOST

Mackie DL32R - Video - DL Dante Expansion Card Overview

EDUCATION
ALL ABOUT FOLEY

Mackie DL32R - Video - Demo - Soundcheck

USER STORY
IMPOSSIBLE ACOUSTIC

Mackie DL32R - Video - Demo - Recording and Playback

USER STORY
JOHN DEFARIA

Mackie DL32R - Video - Setup - Hardware

USER STORY
SEAN MURRAY

Mackie DL32R - Video - Demo - View Groups

USER STORY
GLENN JORDAN

PRODUCT PHOTOS

DL806

DL1806