DL1608 & DL806

REDEFINING
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.

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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 10 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.

Incredibly Intuitive
PROVEN

THE MOST INTUITIVE CONTROL APP EVER

The Master Fader control app is where everything happens. With ultra-fast navigation to all functions, Master Fader's speedy workflow is second to none. Plus, you can customize the work surface for your specfic application with view groups and access limiting to only show the controls you need. Powerful processing includes total control over all inputs and outputs, ensuring you can create a fantastic sounding mix easily.

Click here to learn more about Master Fader 

The Inputs
Plug In

The Inputs

Each and every channel features a choice of powerful plug-ins and effects to dial in the perfect sound for whatever you’ve got plugged in.

  • 4-band fully parametric EQ
  • Full featured Compressor Gate
  • Vintage 3-band EQ
  • Vintage compressor with non-linear attack/release
  • Vintage gate with lightning-fast attack
  • Great sounding reverbs and delays
The Outputs
Send Out

The Outputs

Each output on a DL1608 or DL806 mixer has its own processing perfect for dialing in and tuning the connected speaker our other device.

  • 4-band parametric EQ with dedicated HPF and LPF filters
  • 31-band GEQ draw in the curve and a 2x zoom
  • Compressor/limiter
  • Up to 350ms alignment delay
DL1608 - Docked PadLock
FLEXIBLE

INTEGRATED AND SELF-CONTAINED

Only DL1608 and DL806 allow you to dock your iPad, creating an all-in-one desktop mixing solution with added features and security. Docking allows easy recording and mixing right to the iPad and seamless playback from any iPad app. Plus, you can always be sure your iPad is charged and safe using the included PadLock to keep things where they are. 

Series Line-Up

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

Mackie DL806 8-Channel Wireless Digital Mixer

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
    • iPad Air 2, iPad Air and iPad (4th generation) docking compatibility
    • Optional iPad mini docking tray available

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 and compression
    • 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
    • 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
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    *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.

    Master Fader available free on the App Store. iOS 8.0 or later required for operation.

    Wireless Compatibility – DL Series mixers are compatible with iPad Pro, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad mini 4, iPhone 6, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 4s, iPhone 4, iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3, iPad Air, iPad mini 2, iPad mini, iPad (3rd and 4th generation), iPad 2, iPod touch (5th generation)

    Docked Compatibility – DL806 allows docked operation out of the box with iPad (4th generation). With an optional tray kit, DL806 also allows docked operation with the iPad Air 2®, iPad Air®, iPad mini 4®, iPad mini 3®, iPad mini 2® and iPad mini®.

Mackie DL1608 16-Channel Wireless Digital Mixer

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
    • iPad Air 2, iPad Air and iPad (4th generation) docking compatibility
    • Optional iPad mini docking tray available

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 and compression
    • 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
    • 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.

    Master Fader available free on the App Store. iOS 8.0 or later required for operation.

    Wireless Compatibility – DL Series mixers are compatible with the iPad Pro, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad mini 4, iPhone 6, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 4s, iPhone 4, iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3, iPad Air, iPad mini 2, iPad mini, iPad (3rd and 4th generation), iPad 2, iPod touch (5th generation)

    Docked Compatibility – DL1608 allows docked operation out of the box with iPad (4th generation). With an optional tray kit, DL1608 also allows docked operation with the iPad Air 2®.  iPad Air®, iPad mini 4®, iPad mini 3®, iPad mini 2® and iPad mini®.

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SPECS & DOWNLOADS

Manuals

Owners Manuals

DL806

DL1608

SPECS

Spec Sheets

DL806

DL1608

SOFTWARE/FIRMWARE

App Reference Guide

Master Fader v4.0

 

App Release Notes

Master Fader v4.0

 

Link to App on Store

Master Fader v4.0

 

 

 

Mackie DL Series - Video - Basic Wireless Setup

The Basics
Wireless Setup

Mackie DL Series - Video - Mix on the Fly

Get Weird
Mix on the Fly

Mackie DL Series - Video - Application Story - Thomas Dolby

Application Story
Thomas Dolby

PRODUCT PHOTOS

DL806

DL806 3QTR Right Docked

DL806

DL806 Top

DL806

DL806 Top Slide

DL806

DL806 Top Docked

DL806

DL806 3QTR Left Slide

DL806

DL806 3QTR Right Slide

DL806

DL806 Front Docked

DL806

DL806 Rear Docked

DL1608

DL1608 3QTR Right Docked

DL1608

DL1608 Top

DL1608

DL1608 Top Slide

DL1608

DL1608 Top Docked

DL1608

DL1608 3QTR Right Slide

DL1608

DL1608 3QTR Left Slide

DL1608

DL1608 Front Slant Docked

DL1608

DL1608 Rear Docked

Accessories

DL mixers have a vareity of available accessories including rackmount kits and lots of iPad trays to ensure your DL mixer is always ready for the next show

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