Mackie Qualifies Onyx-i Mixers
For Use With Pro Tools M-Powered 8
Mackie Universal Driver Upgrade Available at www.mackie.com
Woodinville, WA – October 9, 2009 -
Mackie today announces that Onyx-i FireWire Recording Mixers are now fully compatible with all major DAWs, including Avid’s Pro Tools® M-Powered™ 8, Logic®, Sonar™, Cubase®, Ableton® Live, Acid® Pro, Digital Performer® and more. Featuring extensive FireWire integration, studio-quality mic pres and British-style EQ, the groundbreaking Onyx-i Mixers combine the best aspects of premium analog mixing with a high-quality computer interface.
Pro Tools M-Powered 8 users must purchase the Mackie Universal Driver upgrade ($49.99 USD) at www.mackie.com. Once the driver is downloaded and installed, the Onyx 820i, 1220i, 1620i and 1640i mixers can be used with Pro Tools M-Powered 8 software. Onyx-i Series mixers are compatible with all other DAWs right out of box (Core Audio compliant for Mac; included drivers for PC).
“Historically, one of Mackie’s primary goals has been to offer universally compliant recording tools -- from HUI and Mackie Control Universal to the new Onyx-i Series mixers,” remarked John Boudreau, VP of LOUD’s Music Gear group. “Audio engineers want to combine the familiar workflow of an analog mixer with the world’s most popular DAWs. Mackie Onyx-i mixers now make this possible.”
Mackie Onyx-i Series Mixers are now available at Mackie authorized dealers worldwide. For more information on this series, please visit http://www.mackie.com/onyxiseries.
Mackie, a LOUD Technologies Inc. brand, is known worldwide as a leading developer and marketer of high-quality, affordable professional audio systems. Mackie products can be found in professional and project recording studios, video and broadcast suites, post production facilities, sound reinforcement applications including churches and nightclubs, retail locations and on major musical tours. For more information visit: www.mackie.com.
Mackie is a registered trademark of LOUD Technologies Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
About LOUD Technologies Inc.
LOUD Technologies Inc. (www.loudtechinc.com) is one of the world's largest manufacturers and distributors of professional audio and music products. As the corporate parent for world‑recognized brands including Alvarez, Ampeg, Crate, EAW, Knilling, Mackie, Martin Audio, SIA and TAPCO, LOUD Technologies produces and distributes a wide range of digital recording products, loudspeakers, commercial audio systems, audio and music software, guitars, guitar and bass amplifiers, and orchestral string instruments. LOUD Technologies' brands can be found in professional and project recording studios, video and broadcast suites, post-production facilities, sound reinforcement applications including churches and nightclubs, and retail locations and on major musical tours.
For more information please contact: LOUD Technologies Inc. – 16220 Wood-Red Road N.E. – Woodinville, WA 98072 – Phone: (425) 487-4333 – Fax: (425) 487-4337 – Internet: www.loudtechinc.com
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