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Mackie DL16S - 16-Channel Wireless Digital Live Sound Mixer

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Product Description

Mackie DL16S - 16-Channel Wireless Digital Live Sound Mixer

The Mackie DL32S and DL16S deliver proven mixing power with legendary Onyx+ mic preamps in an all-new Built-Like-A-Tank™, stage-friendly design made to withstand real-world abuse. Get mixing quickly with built-in Wi-Fi and the industry-leading, multi-platform Master Fader™ app. Create stunning multi-track recordings and get playback for a virtual soundcheck via USB I/O. Loaded with channel/output DSP plus 4 FX processors, DL32S and DL16S give you the mixing power you need for your best mix ever.


  • 16 Onyx+™ recallable mic preamps
  • 8 fully-assignable XLR outputs plus headphone output
  • Industry-leading Master Fader control app
  • 16x16 USB recording
  • Ditch the snake – Place it anywhere on stage or in a rack


  • Complete control via iOS, Android, Mac*, or PC* 
  • No set FOH position – mix from anywhere
  • Supports up to 20 separate devices at once
  • Multiple engineers can work from a single mixer


  • 16 input channels with 4-band PEQ + HPF, gate, compression and RTA/Spectrograph
    • 16 stereo-linkable input channels
  • 13 output busses with 4-band PEQ + HPF/LPF, 31-band GEQ, comp/limiter, alignment delay and RTA/Spectrograph6 VCAs and 6 mute groups
    • 6 stereo-linkable aux sends
    • 6 stereo-linkable subgroups
    • Main L/R bus
  • 4 stereo FX processors featuring great built-in FX like reverbs, delays, choruses, flangers, and many more with dedicated sends and returns
  • Full I/O routing with A/B sources per channel
  • Assignable oscillator including pink/white noise and sine waves
  • Modern and Vintage options for comp/gate and EQ


  • 16x16 USB 2.0 audio interface for Mac or PC
  • Record the show for later mixdown
  • Play intermission music, backing tracks and more directly into a dedicated stereo return channel
  • Perform a virtual sound check
  • Amazing low-cost, high channel count studio recording solution
  • Utilize Mac or PC audio plug-ins in a live environment


  • Intuitive and easy to master 
  • Fast navigation with view groups and overview
  • Quick setup with tons of factory and user-definable presets
  • Access Limiting allows flexible customization of the user interface and prevents unwanted adjustments from other users
  • Quickly access channel processing, signal routing, and a massive suite of great sounding effects with presets to get you started
  • Export presets, shows and complete system backups via Dropbox, email and more 
  • Complete offline operation
  • Easy and frequent updates 
  • Available on iOS, Android, macOS*, and Windows*


*Mac and PC coming in Master Fader 5.1

DL16S and DL32S are compatible with iOS 11 or later, Android OS 6 or later, macOS 10.13* or later, and Windows 10* or later

Product Videos

Mackie DL Series Digital Live Mixers - Introducing Master Fader v3.0 (06:13)
Download Master Fader v3.0 at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/mackie-master-fader/id511500747?mt=8 Welcome to Master Fader v3.0! In this video product manager Ben Olswang goes over this update to Master Fader. Master Fader v3.0 delivers new features that appeal to the professional user, including the addition of subgroups and VCAs for DL1608/DL806 users. It also includes support for the new DL32R 32-Channel Wireless Digital Mixer. Mackie Master Fader v3.0 provides the perfect way to try out the functions of the DL32R, DL1608 or DL806 before you buy. For actual audio functionality, a Mackie DL mixer is required. Features: • Intuitive multi-touch control over every major mix function • Grow and Glow™ clearly shows controls being adjusted • Total recall of all mixer settings using snapshots and shows • Overview delivers instant access to all inputs, outputs, groups and more • Mixer view allows fast adjustment of channel controls including solo, mute, pan and level with full metering • Channel view gives control over a choice of powerful DSP -- Inputs: Choice of Vintage or Modern 4-band PEQ + HPF, gate and compression -- Return Channels: 4-band PEQ and compression -- Outputs: 4-band PEQ + HPF/LPF, 31-band GEQ, comp/limiter and alignment delay -- Subgroups: 4-band PEQ and compression -- FX: Wide choice of reverbs and delays with dedicated channels sends and returns to each output • Recording/Playback view delivers wireless control over direct-to-disk multi-track recording/playback* • Quick access panel delivers instant access to critical mixing functions like effects mute, clear solo and tap delay. • VCAs and mute groups provide fast control over multiple channels at once • 6 matrix busses for professional control of multiple mixes* • Full I/O routing with A/B sources per channel* • Fast navigation with view groups that provide customizable views • Quick setup with tons of factory and user-definable presets • Export presets, a complete system backup and more via Dropbox or email • Access limiting prevents unwanted adjustments from other engineers/musicians • Complete offline operation for simple pre-show setup • Support for multiple iOS devices connected wirelessly so other engineers and musicians can control any aspect of the mix • Pair with the Mackie My Fader app for pocketable wireless control or on-stage mixing by musicians from iPhone® or iPod® touch** * Only available on the Mackie DL32R ** Master Fader v3.0 is compatible with Mackie My Fader v3.0 (available soon). It is not compatible with My Fader v2.0. Do not update to Master Fader 3.0 at this time, if you still need My Fader 2.0 control. What's New in Version 3.0 Master Fader v3.0 not only adds support for the new Mackie DL32R, it adds a ton of powerful new features for DL1608 and DL806 users. After updating the app, the mixer firmware will also need to be updated. This will happen when you next connect Master Fader to your DL Series mixer. Please ensure you have enough time for both before your next gig. DL1608/DL806 New Features: • Upgraded user interface for faster workflow in any professional situation -- More information available at a glance for faster navigation -- New navigation bar with instant access to overview, mixer and channel view -- Improved selected channel and parameter display that reads more clearly and includes channel color -- Updated navigation allows better access to secondary views -- New overview shows all input and output channels at once for fast, simple navigation -- Major channel strip update provides more channel information about each channel including all routing information. Channel colors and Mix colors allow for visual channel groups for added control. -- Updated Selector area adds mute group and view group controls along with a new Masters selector (LR, AUX, FX, SUB, VCA). Together, these 4 selectors control what inputs and outputs are visible. -- Ability to view/combine multiple groups including view groups, mute groups and masters, providing more workflow flexibility -- All new Routing view delivering complete channel routing for inputs, groups and outputs -- Updated Shows view allows user to add a comment to each show. Added created/modified dates to each show for improved organization. -- Complete update to Preset workflow with new location right at the channel • Added 4 subgroups for added mix management including stereo subgroup linking and dedicated processing on each subgroup. • Added 4 VCAs for professional control over channel groups • Added digital trim on each input, providing additional input gain control when working wirelessly • Added flexible Record Output patching with record levels. • Added digital Level and Delay control for headphone output • Added ability to export presets, shows and backups via Dropbox or email • Added ability to import presets, shows and backups from 3rd party apps supporting Open In...
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