Mackie DL 1608 Lightning Set

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Incl. Effects Unit Yes
19" Rack Compatible Yes
Mic Preamps 16
Stereo Inputs 0
Aux 6
Phantom power Yes
Integrated Power Supply Yes
Parametric Yes
Digital Interface No
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Coolroxx, 05.07.2013
Got the mixer unpacked and connected expectantly.

The first impression solid device in compact design, so exactly what we were looking for.
Ipad einsteckt and go it should go, Pustekuchen first times firmware update make without went nothing, stupid that we have in the Proberaum no Internet.

Mixer removed, extension cable laid and update made. The whole again restored.
After everything was connected again the testing finally started.

The service is self-explanatory and works perfectly.
The sound is clean and quite neutral.
The amplifiers are high quality.
The storage of the settings is simple and very useful.

What I noticed is with the inserted IPad is a pulsating to hear, which probably comes from the pad of the pad as soon as you pull out the pad is pulsating away.

The reverb and tab effects are not too much to tinkle.
Still not possible to combine two channels in order to run the keyboard as a stereo channel, for example. Annoying!

Unfortunately, there is also no possibility to loop an effect device without sacrificing an aux channel and the corresponding number of IN channels, which leads to problems.


Wishes:
Channels to combine to run stereo
Tidy reverb effects
Extension via LAN to extend the Mackie to 32 channels
Switch off the charging pulses of the Ipad or better shield them
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Small but nice

Wolfgang295, 15.05.2014
Have the device now for 3 months, absolutely does what it should. Property often in operation the iPad from the device taken and also again plugged, problem-free synchronization. I use an Airport Express, I have the analog output on two input channels of the mixer, so I can also via airplay in the breaks music over the plant run can. Would be ideal, of course, if the Mackie would support airplay.

The six monitor outputs are an absolute plus, especially since each output has its own band filter.

Sound: At full gain the inputs produce noticeable noise.
Operating from the iPhone ok, but now for simple settings, since the screen is somewhat small.

What really lacks is the possibility, by headphones on the iPad the Solokanäle to hear. Headphones go only directly at the mixer.

Overall a very good, handy device, especially for performances without technicians.

Only in its price class.
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