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Mackie Master Fader Control App for the DL1608 Digital Live Sound Mixer

Mackie now offers its Mackie Master Fader control application for the Mackie DL1608 16-channel Digital Live Sound Mixer with iPad Control. This preview release of the Master Fader app comes before DL1608 availability, providing the perfect way to try out the functions of the DL1608 mixer before you buy. 

“There’s been a tremendous amount of interest in the DL1608 … especially surrounding the user interface,” commented Mackie Product Manager Ben Olswang. “That’s why we wanted to release the Master Fader control app as soon as possible. Anybody interested in the Mackie DL1608 can get their hands on the intuitive touch control app before the mixer hits the shelves.”

The Master Fader app delivers total control over the Mackie DL1608. With a focus on speed and control, the Master Fader control app was designed from the ground up for touch. Eliminating screens and redundancies, the Master Fader control app offers simple navigation, wired or wirelessly, in conjunction with the Mackie DL1608 hardware. Completely update-able via the iOS app store, future releases will be packed with feature upgrades and additional functionality. Not all features are available on this preview version, but will be complete when the DL1608 hits the shelves, confirms Mackie. 

The Mackie DL1608 combines the power of a full-featured digital mixer with the ease and mobility of an iPad, featuring 16 boutique-quality Onyx mic preamps and 24-bit Cirrus Logic AD/DA converters. Seamless wired to wireless iPad control allows a user to mix from anywhere in a venue, providing the mobile freedom to control not only the mix, but also plug-ins like EQ, dynamics, effects and more. The DL1608 supports up to 10 iPad devices so musicians can control their own monitor mix on stage.

Mackie currently anticipates the first DL1608 shipments to begin arriving at dealers beginning in August 2012. Due to the large volume of orders, it may take a few shipments before your local dealer will have it in stock. Contact your local dealer for detailed information about when units will be reaching your area. For general information about the DL1608, visit

Download the preview Mackie Master Fader control app via the iOS App Store by visiting

Price: Free download

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