March 6, 2014
Mackie Presents: A Fixtervention

A bad mixer hurts everyone. What’s the only thing to do when your band’s sound has hit rock bottom? – Or maybe bottom is what’s missing. If that’s the case, a”fixtervention” is in order. Watch as the Mackie VLZ4 Mixer puts Dave and his band get back on top.

Letting go is hard to do, but the Mackie VLZ4 is just the mixer to get you on the road to recovery.

 


December 11, 2013
Updated iPad Compatibility Matrix Now Available

Our iPad Compatibility Matrix has now been updated. The Retina iPad mini is now fully tested and supported for docked operation with the DL1608 and DL806 using the iPad mini tray kit, which is available from any authorized Mackie dealer.

The compatibility matrix has all the answers to which combination of DL mixer and iPad will work for you.

Do you have an iPad and are not sure what DL Mixer to get?

Maybe you have recently purchased a DL Mixer (high-five) and you don’t know what iPad you need?

Possibly you’re looking to upgrade your current…


November 15, 2013
Questions about DL Mixers and iPad Compatibility? We Have Answers

Do you have an iPad and are not sure what DL Mixer to get?

Maybe you have recently purchased a DL Mixer (high-five) and you don’t know what iPad to get?

Possibly you’re looking to upgrade your current iPad, but you’re afraid it won’t work with your new DL Mixer? No way!

Whatever your situation is, we’ve got you covered with our new iPad Compatibility Matrix chart. We know technology changes rapidly and we are here to help you keep up with it all. This chart will be updated regularly so as soon as we know something you…


November 1, 2013
Be Prepared for Master Fader v2.0

Important Info for iOS7 Users

Master Fader v2.0 is just around the corner and we want you to be prepared. There is one important MasterFader_largething iOS7 users should be aware of before this update happens. iOS7 has a new feature allowing the operating system to update apps automatically. These updates can happen before you’re even aware of them. This feature is great for consumer apps like games. However, for professional apps like Master Fader, and MyFader, an automatic update could leave you at a show needing to do an unexpected firmware update….


October 24, 2013
Hey Marseilles Takes Mackie on the Road

Hey Marseilles is everything a great indie band should be – a bit different, slightly quirky, Hey Marseilles1left-of-center, with irresistible songs that burrow their way into your brain, set up camp, and refuse to leave. The band’s decidedly unconventional mix of folk and classical – or, as they themselves describe it, “folkestral” – has gained them an enthusiastic following from coast to coast and well beyond.

The band has been maintaining a busy touring schedule in support of their sophomore release, Lines We Trace. With a different venue in a different…


October 17, 2013
The Mixbusters Bring Back the Competition to Battle Against the New VLZ4

Blowtorches? Out-of-control after parties? Lead singer tantrums?

Just how much can one mixer take?

We know the VLZ4 Series is tough. That’s why it’s a road warrior for live sound.  In the latest Mixbuster mashup, the mad scientists here at Mackie bring back the competition to go up against the all-new VLZ4 to see if it remains the cream of the crop.

Who will prevail? Watch the video to find out.

 


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…


April 5, 2013
Now Available – Master Fader v1.4 for Mackie DL Series Digital Live Mixers

Now Available - Master Fader v1.4 and Master Fader

We happy to offer yet another update to the Master Fader control app for Mackie DL Series Digital Live Sound Mixers with iPad Control. With tens of thousands of downloads, Master Fader has proven to be a hugely popular interface and we are excited to add more features and improvements to workflow.

To see the complete features of Master Fader (and the companion app for iPhone and iPod…


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…


October 23, 2012
Mackie DL1608 Support Info – iPad Mini and iPad 4th Generation

Mackie DL1608Like you, we have just learned about the new iPad Mini and updated iPad 4th generation added to the more than 100 million iPad devices already in use. We are excited to evaluate, test and add DL1608 support for these new iPad models.

It’s important to understand, like all other third-party hardware manufacturers, we have not received any advanced information from Apple about the electrical and mechanical details of the new iPad devices.

At this time,…