Mackie introduces new Creative Reference multimedia monitors
Mackie has announced the introduction of its new Creative Reference multimedia monitors, offering studio-quality audio performance. Designed for home or professional studios, the compact monitors features 50 watt stereo sound, 3-inch or 4-inch polypropylene-coated woofer, and a 0.75-inch ferrofluid-cooled silk-dome tweeter. Its front-facing features include a volume knob with a lit power ring, and users can plug one's smartphone into the front. Prices start at $130 per pair, and are available through local dealers.
Master Fader 2.0 incorporates user feedback, adding new features and enhancements
Mackie's Master Fader app for its DL Series Digital Live Sound Mixers with iPad Control has received an update with the release of Master Fader 2.0. The Master Fader iPad app works in conjunction with a Mackie DL1608 or DL806 digital live sound mixer. Master Fader 2.0 offers input channel and aux send linking, which provide true stereo operation and a single set of controls for linked channels. Other features include an expanded Aux/FX send configuration, with a pre-DSP option, and LR mute and pan options for stereo auxes. Master Fader 2.0 has iOS 7 support, and numerous bug fixes in areas that previously caused crashing. Compatible with iOS 6 or later, Master Fader 2.0 for iPad can be downloaded for free from iTunes.
High-fidelity speakers a third the normal size
Mackie announced today the launch of a new line of powered loudspeakers, its new DLM series. The audio equipment manufacturer says its new DLM series produces premium-level sound at a third the size of typical loudspeakers. The line includes three models: the DLM8, DLM12, and the DLM12S.