Mackie DL1608
16-Channel Digital Live Sound Mixer for iPad with Lightning Connector


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The Mackie DL1608™ with Lightning Connector 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 24-bit 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.

NOTE:  Images shown above are for illustrative purposes only; iPad shown is NOT included with purchase. For more information on this and other products, contact your Sales Representative. 

Mackie DL1608 Features:

  • 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®. Instantly adjust mix functions from tuning front of house trouble spots to ringing outstage monitors.
  • The DL1608 comes loaded with 16 studio-quality Onyx mic preamps that deliver depth, headroom and immense detail to your live mix. Plus, with 12 XLR and four combo mic/line inputs, connecting mics and instruments is quick and easy.
  • The high-end 24-bit Cirrus Logic® AD/DA converters offer a remarkable 114dB dynamic range. The Onyx pre-amps are aligned precisely with the converters to provide the most headroom and the lowest noise and distortion possible — resulting in brilliant sound quality from a vocal whisper to a wailing guitar solo.
  • It's loaded with a choice of powerful plug-ins on every channel, so there's no 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 compressor/limiter on the main and aux outs.
  • 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. Now, the band can dial in the mix they want to hear in real time right on stage.
  • Recall mix functions quickly with Total Snapshot Recall, you can now easily save and access sound check settings for multiple bands, complex songmixes, previous mixes from challenging venues, recall scenes for theater productions and more.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Mackie DL1608 Specifications:

  • General Digital:
    • Sample Rate:  48 kHz
    • A/D/A Bit Depth:  24-bit
    • System Latency:  1.5 ms
  • Frequency Response:
    • All Inputs to All Outputs:  ±0, -1dB, 20 Hz to 20 kHz
  • Distortion (THD):
    • Mic Input to Main Output, 1 kHz, -1dBFS:  <0.005%
  • Noise/Dynamic Range/Signal-to-Noise Ratio:
    • Equivalent Input Noise (EIN), 150 Ohm Termination:  -128dBu
    • Mic Input to Main Output (A-Weighted):
    • Channels and Main Faders at Unity:  -79dBu
    • Faders Down:  -90dBu
    • Crosstalk:
      • Adjacent Inputs:  <-120dB @ 1 kHz
      • Outputs:  <-105dB @ 1 kHz
    • Phones Level Pot Feedthrough @ Minimum Travel:  <-75dB
    • Signal-to-Noise Ratio (ref +4dBu, one channel and main fader at unity, A-weighted):  92dB
    • Dynamic Range (one channel and main fader at unity, A-weighted):  109dB
    • CMRR:  <70dB @ 1 kHz (60dB gain)
  • Analog Inputs 1 - 16:
    • Connectors:
      • 1-12:  XLR Balanced
      • 13-16:  Combo XLR/TRS Balanced
    • XLR Mic Pre:  Onyx
    • Input Impedance:
      • 1-12:  3 kOhms
      • 13-16:  3 kOhms (XLR); 30 kOhms (1/4")
    • Max Input Level:
      • XLR:  +21dBu
      • 1/4":  +30dBu
    • Gain: 
      • XLR:  0 to 60dB
      • 1/4":  -20 to 40dB
    • 48V Phantom Power (XLR):  48 VDC, 10 mA max per mic, with up to eight simultaneously. 5 mA max per mic, with up to 16 simultaneously
  • Analog Main Out L/R:
    • Connectors:  XLR Balanced
    • Output Impedance:  600 Ohms
    • Max Output Level:  +21dBu
  • Analog Aux Sends 1-6:
    • Connectors:  1/4" TRS Impedance Balanced (supports balanced/unbalanced operation)
    • Output Impedance:  240 Ohms Balanced, 120 Ohms Unbalanced
    • Max Output Level:  +21dBu
  • Analog Headphone Out:
    • Connector:  1/4" TRS Stereo
    • Max Output Level:  +18dBu into 600 Ohms; +19.5dBu max into 100 Ohms
  • Networking: 
    • Connector:  100 MB Ethernet
    • Control:  Complete
    • Simultaneous Control:  10 iOS Devices
  • NOTE:  For complete specifications on thisproduct, please refer to the attached Specification Sheetunder the Documentation Tab
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