October 2, 2013
Mackie Sponsors HOW TO Workshops

For the fifth year in a row, Mackie is a Platinum Sponsor of the HOW-TO Church Sound HOW TO Workshopworkshops, presented by Fits and Starts Productions, LLC.

This highly successful workshop series has toured cities and churches across North America for  more than eleven years. With a handful of dates and private training sessions remaining in 2013, Mackie has already confirmed their participation for 2014.

Designed for the church audio volunteer, live sound personnel, media and praise band members, each workshop is produced by industry veteran Hector La Torre and presented by…


November 26, 2012
Mackie Updates Master Fader Control App for DL1608 – Version 1.3 Available for Free Download Now

Download Master Fader Control App v1.3 for Mackie DL1608Well ain’t that something? Another update for your favorite control application. An updated version of the Master Fader control app for the Mackie DL1608 is now available. Master Fader v1.3 can be downloaded and installed directly on your iPad via the App Store. Or you can download it via iTunes on a…


August 27, 2012
Mackie Unveils the New Shape of Sound with Ultra-Compact, 2000W DLM Loudspeakers

Mackie is extremely excited to announce the launch of a whole new line of powered loudspeakers – Mackie DLM Series.

The new line delivers premium performance at one-third the size of traditional designs. The DLM Series


August 16, 2012
Mackie Delivers Major Update to Master Fader Control App for DL1608

Master Fader UpdatedWe’re psyched to announce a big update for the Mackie Master Fader control app for the DL1608.

Download Master Fader v1.1

Updates include:

  • Ability to store and recall presets for all plug-ins. Quickly dial in a channel. Factory and user-defined presets available.
  • Snapshots and shows available. Store and instantly recall all aspects of any mix aside from mic preamp gain.
  • Device configuration is now available. Configure up to ten iPad devices for wireless operation.

For full details about the Mackie DL1608 and Master Fader control app visit


Mackie DL1608 Digital Live Sound Mixer Now Shipping Worldwide

Mackie DL1608 Now ShippingAnnounced earlier this year and easily one of the most anticipated compact live consoles with complete iPad control ever, the Mackie DL1608 16-Channel Digital Live Sound Mixer is now shipping. To meet unprecedented demand, Mackie has increased production capabilities and shipments are now leaving their North American manufacturing facility to eager customers worldwide.

“We are extremely excited to get the DL1608 into the hands of musicians and engineers,” commented Ben Olswang, Mackie product manager….


July 17, 2012
New Video Podcast Episode Covers Powerful Output Processing of Mackie DL1608

Mackie DL1608 Podcast Episode 3 - Output ProcessingThe 3rd episode of the Mackie DL1608 video podcast series is all about output processing. Each of the seven different outputs (six aux outputs plus the main out) have a host of powerful output processing that eliminates the need for heavy, additional outboard gear.

Each output features a 31-band graphic EQ with a cool draw mode to easily draw in a curve. Each band offers +/- 12dB of gain. Then there’s the comp/limiter, which offers all…


May 25, 2011
More Channels, More Tools with the All-New Mackie ProFX16 and ProFX22

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Mackie, in conjunction with its exclusive Chinese distributor, Lee Sheng, announces the worldwide launch of the new ProFX16 and ProFX22 mixers at PALM China today.

With increased channel count and useful tools like dedicated inline compression, both new models are perfect for mid-sized venues and bands looking for a do-it-all live sound solution.

“The ProFX line has always been about maximum utility,” said Matt Redmon, Mackie Product Manager.  “Now, with the new ProFX16 and ProFX22, larger applications can benefit from Mackie’s out-of-the-box live sound solution.”

Like all ProFX Series mixers, the new 16-channel 


June 17, 2008
Everything’s Bigger In Texas: July Sound Workshops

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Fits and Starts Productions will be holding several HOW-TO Church Sound Workshops this July- five in Texas, one in D.C and one in Virginia. The HOW-TO Church Sound Workshops™ focus on both basic and advanced gear and techniques that will help your volunteer staff do a more effective job of running and recording your worship services. Whether you have a single pulpit microphone with speaker, or dozens of mics with a live band and choir, these hands-on workshops will help your volunteers get the best sound for…