July 3, 2014
POLARaudio Provides Mackie Mixer with iPad Control to Premiership Football Club

The Britannia Stadium is the home oftn.jsp Premiership Football Club Stoke City. The ground, which cost £15 million, was opened in 1997 by Sir Stanley Matthews. As a top-flight arena with a capacity of 28,000 spectators, the need to clearly deliver information throughout the venue is of great importance. From safety announcements and music, to team changes and minutes of added time, stadium announcer Steve Buxton is a busy man who carries great responsibility. On February 1st Stoke’s heroes demonstrated their progress under manager Mark Hughes by putting Premiership giants…


February 25, 2014
Cairo’s St. Therese Basilica Gets Mackie HDA

Cairo, Egypt – February 2014… In a region renowned as the birthplace of modern religionChurch Mackie HDA, this sprawling metropolis on the banks of the Nile is dotted with houses of worship large and small. Constructed in 1939, the Basilica of Saint Therese of the Child Jesus is a classic example, a massive Byzantine style structure adorned with Arabic-Egyptian ornamentation.

As with many of the grand basilicas, the room’s acoustics have long been a challenge. Soaring walls, marble floors, wooden pews, and a massive 80-foot (25 meter) high dome ringed with…


August 2, 2013
New Mackie VLZ4 Mixers – Now With Onyx Mic Pres

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The all-new Mackie VLZ4 Series Compact Mixers now include the proven performance of Mackie’s acclaimed Onyx mic preamps.

Mackie Onyx Mic PreampsIntroducing the all-new Mackie VLZ4 line of analog compact mixers, which now include Mackie’s acclaimed Onyx mic preamps and deliver the ultimate in high-headroom, low-noise mixer design. The eight new VLZ4 models…


April 30, 2012
Mackie Adds Lion Support for Onyx Blackbird

Here’s some great news for users of the Mackie Onyx Blackbird 16×16 FireWire Recording Interface. We just released brand new drivers that support Mac OS X Lion!

Note that there are two different versions depending on what exact version of the OS you are running. Check your version and click below to download the driver and control panel. Be sure to read the instructions for proper installation.

OSX 10.5.0 – 10.6.8 Driver and Control Panel

OSX 10.7.0 – 10.7.3 Driver and Control Panel

Of course, please let us know if you have any…


January 13, 2012
Introducing the Mackie DL1608. The Digital Revolution is Not Only Here – It’s Wireless.

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The digital revolution is not only here — it’s wireless. 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® (and at a price never before achieved). With 16 boutique-quality Onyx mic preamps and the performance of 24bit Cirrus Logic® AD/DA converters, you have unparalleled sound quality. Seamless wired to wireless iPad control means you can mix from anywhere in the venue. This gives you the…