In my continued excitement to get my hands on the new Mackie DL-1608 mixer, the company has announced a new Video Podcast Series – the first episode of which focuses on the features of the new iPad controlled mixer. Fans can subscribe to the Podcast in iTunes or just watch the episodes in YouTube, the first of which we’ve included here for you. In case you need a memory jog, the Mackie DL1608 is a full-featured digital mixer which can be used wired or wirelessly with your iPad. The Master Fader app, yet to be released, will give you unparalleled control over your mixing and the device can even support up to 10 iPad devices–so musicians can control their own monitor mix on stage if they so desire. Check the full release after the jump, and Episode 1 of the video podcast below.
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Woodinville, WA, USA – May 22, 2012 – The all-new Mackie DL1608 Digital Live Sound Mixer with iPad Control has garnered some serious attention from audio pros the world over since the unveiling earlier this year. With availability right around the corner, Mackie wants to inform and involve all the eager customers with a new DL1608 video podcast series. Podcast episodes will cover the basics, offer tips and tricks and get into advanced uses. Later episodes will be completely based around customers’ responses to an upcoming poll on Facebook and Twitter.
“We’ve re-defined the concept of live mixing with the introduction of the DL1608, which takes digital, mobile mixing to a whole new level,” remarked Mackie Product Manager, Ben Olswang. “Since then, we’ve received an amazing amount of feedback from musicians, engineers and contractors wanting not only to know more, but to share their ideas. A video podcast series is the perfect platform to engage with these customers.”
Subscribe to the DL1608 video podcast series through iTunes to keep up-to-date. Even better, once the DL1608 is out in the field, interested users can pull this podcast series up right on their iPad. With how-to videos planned for wireless setup, effects use and more, this video series is bound to be an extremely valuable tool for users who want help at the gig during hours when traditional technical support is simply not available.
The Mackie DL1608 redeﬁnes live mixing by combining the proven power of a full-featured digital mixer with the unmatched ease and mobility of an iPad. With 16 boutique-quality Onyx mic preamps and the performance of 24bit Cirrus Logic AD/DA converters, the DL1608 delivers unparalleled sound quality. Seamless wired to wireless iPad control allows a user to mix from anywhere in the venue, providing the mobile freedom to control not only the mix, but also powerful plug-ins like EQ, dynamics, effects and more. The sleek DL1608 even supports up to 10 iPad devices so musicians’ can control their own monitor mix on stage.
The Mackie DL1608 will be available later this summer at dealers worldwide. For general information about the DL1608, visit www.mackie.com.