Mackie AXIS Mixing System

Better Workflow Through Innovation.

The Mackie AXIS™ Digital Mixing System delivers unmatched speed, visibility and customization for professional production and install. With full Dante® interoperability, the modular AXIS system combines the power of the 32-channel DL32R™ digital mixer and innovative DC16™ control surface to deliver a live sound solution with stunning workflow efficiency. Large high-resolution screens provide class-leading readability and the unique SmartBridge™ intelligently handles up to three iPad® devices. AXIS delivers unparalleled visual feedback and customization that result in dramatically faster workflow speed. Complete with flexible 32x32 recording and a wide selection of powerful DSP, the AXIS system delivers a forward-thinking, modular digital mixing solution with more features per price than any other digital mixer available.

32-Channel Digital Mixing System for Professional Production and Install

  • Flexible modular system with unmatched speed, visibility and customization
    • DL32R – Powerful 3U rackmount digital mixer
    • DC16 – Innovative, workflow-driven control surface
  • Intelligent surface to wireless mixing via SmartBridge™ and Master Fader iOS control app
  • Flexible 32x32 recording/playback
  • Complete Dante® interoperability

DL32R Digital Mixer

  • 32 mic/line inputs featuring low-noise, recallable Onyx+™ mic preamps
  • 18 fully-assignable outputs with flexible I/O routing
    • 14 balanced XLR line outputs
    • Stereo AES digital output
    • Stereo TRS monitor outputs
  • Wide Selection of Powerful DSP
    • 36 input channels with 4-band PEQ + HPF, gate, compression and RTA/Spectrograph
      • 32 stereo-linkable input channels
      • 4 stereo-linkable return channels*
    • 28 output busses with 4-band PEQ + HPF/LPF, 31-band GEQ, comp/limiter, alignment delay and RTA/Spectrograph
      • 14 stereo-linkable aux sends
      • 6 stereo-linkable matrix busses
      • 6 stereo-linkable subgroups*
      • Main L/R busses
    • 6 VCAs and 6 mute groups
    • 3 stereo FX processors with dedicated sends and returns
    • Full I/O routing with A/B sources per channel
    • 32x32 routing of any signal on/off a Dante network
    • Assignable oscillator including pink/white noise and sine waves
    • Modern and Vintage options per processor
  • Flexible Multi-Track Recording and Playback
    • 32x32 recording/playback direct to USB 2.0 HDD
    • 32x32 USB 2.0 audio interface for Mac and PC
    • Simultaneous recording using included Dante® Virtual Sound Card
  • Compact 3U rackmount design perfect for install or portable applications
  • Personal monitor mixing using up to 20 iPad®, iPhone® or iPod touch® devices

DC16 Control Surface

  • Dedicated Danteonnected control surface for the AXIS system
    • 17 full channel strips with Alps® 100mm motorized touch-sensitive faders and per channel encoders
    • Dedicated selected channel section with controls for fast access to important parameters
    • Mix selector and view groups deliver innovative navigation without preset banks
    • Ergonomic layout with generous working space for easy access to all controls
  • Unmatched Visual Feedback
    • Large, full-color backlit channel ID screens with class-leading readability
    • Flexible channel labeling including name, color and icon
    • 6-segment LED channel meters and 3-segement GR meters per channel
    • Dedicated show display with snapshot control
  • Surface to Wireless Mixing via SmartBridge™
    • Automatically senses presence of up to three iPad devices and changes Master Fader operation to deliver tight integration and customized functionality
    • Central iPad follows dedicated hardware controls for selected channel
    • Unique history and fixed display iPad modes provide flexible workflow options
    • Control up to four channels simultaneously from control surface and iPad devices
    • Grab any iPad and go for instant wireless mixing from anywhere in the venue
    • Wired recording and playback to central iPad
    • Built-in charging for all three iPad devices
    • Dedicated Wi-Fi router connection point
  • Tough Professional Hardware
    • All-steel chassis with aluminum front and back extrusions
    • Low profile, compact design fits seamlessly into any workspace
  • Additional I/O for your AXIS system
    • 4x4 Dante via dual locking etherCON
    • XLR talkback input
    • 1/8” stereo input
    • Control room/phones outputs

Master Fader Control App

  • Complete control over the AXIS system
  • Intuitive design with proven workflow that’s easy to master, easy to teach
  • Quick setup with large library of factory and user-definable presets
  • Access Limiting allows flexible customization of each device, preventing unwanted adjustments
  • Export presets, shows and complete system backups via Dropbox, email and more using iOS system sharing
  • Complete offline operation allows system creation with just an iPad
  • Pocketable control from iPhone and iPod touch
  • Easy and frequent updates via App Store

*Wi-Fi router and iPad required. Wi-Fi router, iPad, iPhone and/or iPod touch not included. Return channels and subgroups feature PEQ and compression.
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