Mackie Onyx 1640i - 16-Channel FireWire Recording Mixer

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The Mackie Onyx 1640i - 16-Channel FireWire Recording Mixer features compatibility and seamless integration with your favorite DAW on Mac or PC with 24-bit/96kHz recording. It has among so many incredible features, 16 Onyx mic preamps, 16x16 routing, 6 aux sends, built-in DI, phantom power on all mic inputs, 4-bus architecture and talkback section for either the internal or an external mic. Buy yours today from UniqueSquared.com
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The 16-channel 1640i is the flagship mixer of the series featuring a full 16 mono mic/line channels each with 4-band dual sweep Perkins EQ, a whopping six aux sends each with pre/post and solo capability, 4 sub groups and a powerful master section. Despite its large channel count, the 1640i is compact, rack mountable and features our renowned flexible RotoPod™ design, allowing the mixer to be housed in any configuration – from custom studio furniture, live sound installs or even post production machine rooms. The 1640i’s full-featured 16x16 FireWire capability allows the user to route all channels, aux sends, sub groups and master L/R to their favorite DAW. However, the true power of the 1640i lies in its ability bring back the full 16 channels of FireWire output from your computer directly into the channel strips – for a true tape style mix down.

The Onyx 1640i is the flagship mixer of the series, boasting a full 16x16 FireWire interface, allowing for something that a DAW could never do alone: A true tape-style mixdown. If you are doing a real analog mixdown, you will surely benefit from the premium features that the 1640i provides. Send all channels simultaneously to your DAW, get them recorded and apply your plug-ins. Once you have everything edited and ready, you can simply route up to 16 streams straight back into the 1640i’s channel strips. You can choose to apply some of that lovely Perkins EQ if you wish. All of these signals hit our premium, high-headroom custom summing bus. It combines the best of both the digital and analog realm to create seamless workflow that makes your sessions faster, easier and better sounding than ever possible before.

When it comes to the high pressure environment of a recording session or live performance, you simply cannot beat the stability and reliability of an analog mixer. With features honed over 20 years of design by some of the legends in the industry, the Onyx-i Series mixers are simply the best sounding full-featured analog mixing boards available to the modern sound engineer. The 1640i has a plethora of analog features that are sure to please. Sixteen full-featured channels each feature Onyx mic preamps, with a reputation as some of the best boutique quality preamps available today. Every channel features 48V phantom power, a low-cut switch and dedicated 4-band, dual-sweep Perkins EQ, offering a highly musical Q filter without sacrificing the precise control the Mackie EQs are known for. Six aux sends provide pre/post control over additional dedicated mixes, including monitor mixes and effects loops. The 1640i features true 4-bus architecture, offering four subgroups that are perfect for managing your mix or for zone control of multiple PA setups. There are built-in DIs on the first two channels for direct connection of guitars or bass and a dedicated talkback section with a built-in mic that lets you easily communicate with band members while on stage or recording. With all these proven, great-sounding analog features, it is easier than ever to create a memorable mix.

SKU MAC-ONYX1640I
MPN Onyx 1640i
Features Mackie Onyx 1640i FireWire Mixer Features:
  • 16-channel premium analog mixer with integrated 24-bit/96kHz FireWire I/O
  • Qualified by Mackie for use will all major DAWs, including:
  • Pro Tools M-Powered 8 Logic SONAR Cubase Ableton Live Final Cut Pro
  • 16 Onyx boutique-quality mic preamps
  • 4-band Perkins EQ with sweepable mids on all channels
  • Full 16x16 FireWire channel streaming for ultimate DAW integration
  • Flexible FireWire routing, including aux sends, groups and pre/post EQ assignment for all channels
  • 6 aux sends with pre/post assignment and solo
  • Smooth 60mm channel and master faders
  • Built-in DI on first two channels for direct connection of guitars, bass, etc.
  • Individual 48V phantom power switches on all mic inputs
  • 4-segment metering on every channel
  • 4-bus architecture for flexible sub-grouping of channels
  • Talkback section for use with internal or external mic
  • Rotating I/O pod for desktop or rackmount operation rack ears included
  • "Planet-Earth" switching power supply for worldwide use
Specifications
Mackie Onyx 1640i FireWire Mixer Specifications:
Total # Of Inputs
16
Mic/Line Inputs
16 x Microphone Inputs 16 x Line Inputs (channels 1 & 2 can be switched to Hi-Z instrument level)
AUX Sends
6
AUX Returns
4 Stereo Returns
Inserts
16 x Channel Inserts Stereo Main Inserts
BUS (Group) Outputs
4 x Sub Group Outputs
2 Trk Master I/O
2 x Balanced XLR Outputs with Mic or Line-Level Output Button Left & Right TRS Outputs Mono TRS Output with +6 dB Knob
ALT I/O
2 x DB-25 connectors with a total of 16 post gain, pre-insert balanced outputs Stereo RCA Tape Input & Output 1 x Balanced XLR Talkback Mic Input (with +48V phantom power)
Monitor Outputs
2 x Balanced TRS 1/4" Control Room Outputs (with dedicated volume knob) 1 x Stereo 1/4" Headphone Output (with dedicated volume knob)
EQ Section
16 x 4-Band EQ with a High Mid Sweep and a Low Mid Sweep 16 x EQ In/Out Button
Solo/Mute
Yes, on every channel
Channel Level Control
60mm Channel & Master Faders
Trim/Gain Control
Rotary Knob
Phantom Power
Yes, +48V (on every mic channel with individual buttons)
Metering
12-Segment LED Master Meter 4-Segment LED Meter On Every Channel
Frequency Response
Mic input to any output with all gain stages at unity: +0, -1 dB, 10 Hz to 80 kHz, +0, -3 dB, 10 Hz to 100 kHz Stereo channel line input to any output with all gain stages at unity: +0/-1 dB, 20 Hz to 20 kHz FireWire In & Out at 44.1 kHz: +/-0.5 dB, 20 Hz to 20 kHz, -3 dB at 21 kHz FireWire In & Out at 96 kHz: +/-0.5 dB, 20 Hz to 20 kHz, -3 dB at 45 kHz
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD)
20 Hz to 20 Hz, 20 Hz to 80 kHz Bandwidth Mic Input at Insert (+4 dBu in, 0 dB gain, +4 dBu out): 0.005%
Power Supply
Universal AC Power Supply, 100 VAC - 240 VAC, 50 - 60 Hz
Dimensions
7.59 x 17.5 x 26.24" (192.7 x 444.6 x 666.7mm)
Weight
35 lbs (15.9 kg)
System Requirements
Mackie Onyx 1220i FireWire Mixer System Requirements:
Firewire 400
FOR PC
Microsoft Windows 7 32 / 64, Vista 32 / 64 RTM or XP SP 2 Pentium 4, Celeron or Athlon XP processor 512 MB RAM
FOR MAC
Mac OS X 10.4.11 10.6.2 G4 processor 512 MB RAM
Package Contents
  • (1) Mackie Onyx 1640i Firewire Mixer
  • (1) PC Driver CD (MAC drivers in your OS)
  • (1) USA Plug Power Cord
  • [100-240 Volt]
  • (1) User Manual
Warranty Details Warranty Information
Product: Period:
Mackie Onyx 1640i FireWire Mixer 1 Year
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Description

The 16-channel 1640i is the flagship mixer of the series featuring a full 16 mono mic/line channels each with 4-band dual sweep Perkins EQ, a whopping six aux sends each with pre/post and solo capability, 4 sub groups and a powerful master section. Despite its large channel count, the 1640i is compact, rack mountable and features our renowned flexible RotoPod™ design, allowing the mixer to be housed in any configuration – from custom studio furniture, live sound installs or even post production machine rooms. The 1640i’s full-featured 16x16 FireWire capability allows the user to route all channels, aux sends, sub groups and master L/R to their favorite DAW. However, the true power of the 1640i lies in its ability bring back the full 16 channels of FireWire output from your computer directly into the channel strips – for a true tape style mix down.

The Onyx 1640i is the flagship mixer of the series, boasting a full 16x16 FireWire interface, allowing for something that a DAW could never do alone: A true tape-style mixdown. If you are doing a real analog mixdown, you will surely benefit from the premium features that the 1640i provides. Send all channels simultaneously to your DAW, get them recorded and apply your plug-ins. Once you have everything edited and ready, you can simply route up to 16 streams straight back into the 1640i’s channel strips. You can choose to apply some of that lovely Perkins EQ if you wish. All of these signals hit our premium, high-headroom custom summing bus. It combines the best of both the digital and analog realm to create seamless workflow that makes your sessions faster, easier and better sounding than ever possible before.

When it comes to the high pressure environment of a recording session or live performance, you simply cannot beat the stability and reliability of an analog mixer. With features honed over 20 years of design by some of the legends in the industry, the Onyx-i Series mixers are simply the best sounding full-featured analog mixing boards available to the modern sound engineer. The 1640i has a plethora of analog features that are sure to please. Sixteen full-featured channels each feature Onyx mic preamps, with a reputation as some of the best boutique quality preamps available today. Every channel features 48V phantom power, a low-cut switch and dedicated 4-band, dual-sweep Perkins EQ, offering a highly musical Q filter without sacrificing the precise control the Mackie EQs are known for. Six aux sends provide pre/post control over additional dedicated mixes, including monitor mixes and effects loops. The 1640i features true 4-bus architecture, offering four subgroups that are perfect for managing your mix or for zone control of multiple PA setups. There are built-in DIs on the first two channels for direct connection of guitars or bass and a dedicated talkback section with a built-in mic that lets you easily communicate with band members while on stage or recording. With all these proven, great-sounding analog features, it is easier than ever to create a memorable mix.

SKU MAC-ONYX1640I
MPN Onyx 1640i

Features

Features Mackie Onyx 1640i FireWire Mixer Features:
  • 16-channel premium analog mixer with integrated 24-bit/96kHz FireWire I/O
  • Qualified by Mackie for use will all major DAWs, including:
  • Pro Tools M-Powered 8 Logic SONAR Cubase Ableton Live Final Cut Pro
  • 16 Onyx boutique-quality mic preamps
  • 4-band Perkins EQ with sweepable mids on all channels
  • Full 16x16 FireWire channel streaming for ultimate DAW integration
  • Flexible FireWire routing, including aux sends, groups and pre/post EQ assignment for all channels
  • 6 aux sends with pre/post assignment and solo
  • Smooth 60mm channel and master faders
  • Built-in DI on first two channels for direct connection of guitars, bass, etc.
  • Individual 48V phantom power switches on all mic inputs
  • 4-segment metering on every channel
  • 4-bus architecture for flexible sub-grouping of channels
  • Talkback section for use with internal or external mic
  • Rotating I/O pod for desktop or rackmount operation rack ears included
  • "Planet-Earth" switching power supply for worldwide use

Specs

Specifications
Mackie Onyx 1640i FireWire Mixer Specifications:
Total # Of Inputs
16
Mic/Line Inputs
16 x Microphone Inputs 16 x Line Inputs (channels 1 & 2 can be switched to Hi-Z instrument level)
AUX Sends
6
AUX Returns
4 Stereo Returns
Inserts
16 x Channel Inserts Stereo Main Inserts
BUS (Group) Outputs
4 x Sub Group Outputs
2 Trk Master I/O
2 x Balanced XLR Outputs with Mic or Line-Level Output Button Left & Right TRS Outputs Mono TRS Output with +6 dB Knob
ALT I/O
2 x DB-25 connectors with a total of 16 post gain, pre-insert balanced outputs Stereo RCA Tape Input & Output 1 x Balanced XLR Talkback Mic Input (with +48V phantom power)
Monitor Outputs
2 x Balanced TRS 1/4" Control Room Outputs (with dedicated volume knob) 1 x Stereo 1/4" Headphone Output (with dedicated volume knob)
EQ Section
16 x 4-Band EQ with a High Mid Sweep and a Low Mid Sweep 16 x EQ In/Out Button
Solo/Mute
Yes, on every channel
Channel Level Control
60mm Channel & Master Faders
Trim/Gain Control
Rotary Knob
Phantom Power
Yes, +48V (on every mic channel with individual buttons)
Metering
12-Segment LED Master Meter 4-Segment LED Meter On Every Channel
Frequency Response
Mic input to any output with all gain stages at unity: +0, -1 dB, 10 Hz to 80 kHz, +0, -3 dB, 10 Hz to 100 kHz Stereo channel line input to any output with all gain stages at unity: +0/-1 dB, 20 Hz to 20 kHz FireWire In & Out at 44.1 kHz: +/-0.5 dB, 20 Hz to 20 kHz, -3 dB at 21 kHz FireWire In & Out at 96 kHz: +/-0.5 dB, 20 Hz to 20 kHz, -3 dB at 45 kHz
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD)
20 Hz to 20 Hz, 20 Hz to 80 kHz Bandwidth Mic Input at Insert (+4 dBu in, 0 dB gain, +4 dBu out): 0.005%
Power Supply
Universal AC Power Supply, 100 VAC - 240 VAC, 50 - 60 Hz
Dimensions
7.59 x 17.5 x 26.24" (192.7 x 444.6 x 666.7mm)
Weight
35 lbs (15.9 kg)

Sys Req.

System Requirements
Mackie Onyx 1220i FireWire Mixer System Requirements:
Firewire 400
FOR PC
Microsoft Windows 7 32 / 64, Vista 32 / 64 RTM or XP SP 2 Pentium 4, Celeron or Athlon XP processor 512 MB RAM
FOR MAC
Mac OS X 10.4.11 10.6.2 G4 processor 512 MB RAM

Contents

Package Contents
  • (1) Mackie Onyx 1640i Firewire Mixer
  • (1) PC Driver CD (MAC drivers in your OS)
  • (1) USA Plug Power Cord
  • [100-240 Volt]
  • (1) User Manual

Warranty

Warranty Details Warranty Information
Product: Period:
Mackie Onyx 1640i FireWire Mixer 1 Year

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