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The Mackie DL1608 redefined live mixing by combining the proven power of a full-featured digital mixer with the unmatched ease and mobility of devices you already own. Seamless wired to wireless mixing allows control from anywhere in the venue giving you the ultimate control over your mix.

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Mackie DL1608 Digital iPad Mixer with Lightning Connector Features:

  • 16-channel mixer with 16 Onyx mic preamps and high-end Cirrus Logic converters for top-notch sound quality
  • Built-in DSP provides EQ, compression, and gate plug-ins, plus reverb and tap delay
  • iPad integration via Lightning connector gives you an easy way to control your mixes and the built-in DSP processing
  • 6 x aux sends and support for up to 10 wireless iPad connections provide easy monitor mixing
  • Record your mix to the iPad or integrate audio from any app

Technical Specification

Mackie DL1608 Specs
Number of Analog Input Channels 16
Number of Mic Preamps 16
Number of Analog Output Channels 12
Max I/O Capacity 16 x Input / 12 x Output (with Included Hardware)
Mix Routing 1 x Stereo Bus
Groups 4 x VCA Group
4 x 
Mute Group
Presets 2 x Preset (Factory)
Faders None
Signal Processing
Gain/Trim Range Mic:
0 dB to 60 dB


-20 dB to 40 dB
Dynamic Processing Input Channels, Buses, Master:
Compressor, Limiter, Gate
EQ Input Channels, Outputs:
4-Band Parametric


31-Band Graphic
Graphic EQ Yes
Solo/Mute None
Built-In Effects 2 x Stereo Preset (Factory)
Real Time Analyzer Yes
Audio Delay Adjustable Up to 350 ms
Automatic Mic Mixing None
Digital Audio
Sample Rates 48 kHz
Bit Depth AD/DA Conversion:
Latency 1.5 ms
Frequency Response 20 Hz to 20 kHz +0/-1 dB
Max Input Level XLR Input:
+21 dBu

1/4" TRS Input:

+30 dBu
Output Level Analog Output:
+21 dBu (Max)
Analog Dynamic Range 109 dBA at Unity Gain 
I/O Impedance Aux Send:
240 Ohms (Balanced)
120 Ohms (Unbalanced)


600 Ohms

XLR Mic Input:

3 Kilohms

1/4" Input:

30 Kilohms
Crosstalk Adjacent Inputs:
< -120 dB at 1 kHz

Adjacent Outputs:

< -105 dB at 1 kHz
CMRR > 70 dB at +60 dB Gain
EIN -128 dBu (2901653041)
Noise Floor -79 dBu A-Weighted (at Unity Gain) 
SNR 92 dBA at Unity Gain (+4 dBu Reference)
THD < 0.005% 
Analog Inputs 12 x XLR Balanced Input
4 x 
Combo XLR-1/4" TRS Input
Analog Outputs 6 x 1/4" TRS Balanced Aux Send
2 x 
XLR Balanced Output
Phantom Power +48 V
Digital I/O 1 x RJ45 (Network, 100 Mb/s)
1 x 
iPad Dock (Lightning)
OS Compatibility iOS 8.0 or Later
Mobile Device Compatibility iPad 4th Gen. or Later
iPad Air 1st Gen. or Later
iPad Mini 1st Gen. or Later
iPad Pro 1st Gen., 2nd Gen. 
AC Input Power 100 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz at 4 A
AC Power I/O IEC
DC Input Power VDC
Power Consumption 48 W (Maximum)
Rackmount Size 9 RU
Operating Temperature 32 to 104°F / 0 to 40°C
Dimensions 11.5 x 3.7 x 15.4" / 291 x 95 x 391 mm
Weight 6.9 lb / 3.1 kg
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