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The Mackie D8B
has four card slots behind the back panel labeled "Digital
Effects Cards". Take a peek inside and you'll find one MFX
card that was installed at the factory. That leaves three slots
to fill up. You can mix and match MFX cards and UFX cards depending
on the plug-ins you want to use. The Mackie D8B is the only digital
console that supports such a wide variety of plug-ins from the world's
best processor and effects companies and there's more plug-ins to
card is the host for Mackie Effects reverbs, choruses, echos etc...
The IVL Vocal Studio Demo is included. Adding a second MFX card
unlocks the official Vocal Studio plug-in. (One MFX card comes with
your D8B.) MFX cards can be mixed with UFX cards, up to a total
of four. Removing the MFX card will disable the Mackie Effects,
and Vocal Studio.
UFX Card is the host for Acuma, Antares, Drawmer, and Massenburg®
plug-ins. TC Reverb and the new Mackie Mono Delay are bundled with
every UFX card free of charge. UFX cards can be mixed with MFX cards,
up to a total of four cards.
UFX cards are 4-in/4-out, which means each card can simultaneously
- four mono
- two mono
and one stereo effect, or
- two stereo
Up to four UFX
cards can be installed in the D8B. In this configuration, you can
typically run up to 16 channels of mono plug-in effects or 8 channels
of stereo plug-in effects simultaneously.