Woodinville, WA (July 12, 2010)–Mackie has extended the free download of the driver that connects its Onyx-i FireWire Production Mixers with Pro Tools M-Powered 8. The Mackie Universal Driver Upgrade, which enables Pro Tools M-Powered 8 functionality, usually costs $49.99.
Users who purchase Onyx-i mixers can go to www.mackie.com, register their new mixer and download the Mackie Universal Driver Upgrade free of charge.
Onyx-i Series mixers feature FireWire integration and analog features like Onyx mic preamps and Perkins EQ. Users can choose to implement the Perkins EQ into the recording path at the push of a button, and can also choose to record auxes, groups (1640i) and the master L/R signal. The flagship Onyx 1640i incorporates a 16×16 FireWire interface, allowing the user to return up to 16 DAW channels right back into the channel strips for a true tape-style mixdown.
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