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Mackie Now Shipping Dante Expansion Card For DL32R Mixer

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Revolutionary iPad-Controlled DL32R™ Digital Mixer Now Easily Networks with Any Dante-Enabled Audio Product

Portland, OR – April 2015… Mackie, legendary maker of professional audio mixers, loudspeakers, studio monitors and recording equipment, and Audinate, developers of the industry-leading Dante™ media networking solution, have announced the immediate availability of the new DL Dante Expansion Card, bringing high performance networked audio to the DL32R wirelessly controlled digital live sound mixer.

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The pioneering DL32R is controlled completely wirelessly, using the Mackie Master Fader™ control app for iPad®, freeing sound engineers to mix from any location in a venue. The DL32R delivers 32-channels of powerful digital mixing with convenient direct-to-drive multi-track recording/playback, new Onyx+™ recallable microphone pre-amps, in an ultra-compact 3U rackmount design.

The new DL Dante Expansion Card provides 32x32 channels of network audio I/O, allowing the DL32R to be connected to any Dante-powered AV network. Dante delivers the easiest-to-use AV networking solution, featuring automatic discovery of devices, simple graphical audio routing, incredibly low latency and flawless interoperation with hundreds of Dante-enabled products. Flexible IO patching in the DL32R lets the user route Dante signals to any channel input, and send any of the mixer's outputs to the Dante network.

"Dante is the clear choice for AV networking," says Ben Olswang, Mackie Senior Product Manager. "Dante allows the DL32R to connect to hundreds of Dante-enabled audio devices with the seamless interoperability and ease of use that are hallmarks of Mackie products. Dante software is simple and complete, and takes the mystery out of networking while delivering incredible performance."

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"The Mackie DL32R has had amazing market response, and we are incredibly pleased to add Mackie to the list of our 190 plus manufacturers using Dante," adds Lee Ellison, CEO of Audinate. "Their products have long been favorites of musicians and sound engineers. The DL32R with Dante brings Mackie sound and usability to AV networking, allowing users to easily deliver audio where they need it, when they need it, with no compromises."

The DL Dante Expansion Card ships with a license for Dante Virtual Soundcard software, allowing direct recording/playback of up to 64 channels of audio from any Dante network to a PC or Mac computer.

For more information on the Mackie DL32R 32-Channel Wireless Digital Mixer with iPad Control please visit dl32r.mackie.com.

iPad is a registered trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.
Wi-Fi router and iPad required for operation. Not included. 

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About Mackie 

Mackie, a LOUD Technologies Inc. brand, is known worldwide as a leading developer and marketer of high-quality, affordable professional audio systems. Mackie products can be found in professional and project recording studios, video and broadcast suites, post production facilities, sound reinforcement applications including churches and nightclubs, retail locations and on major musical tours. For more information visit: www.mackie.com.

Mackie is a registered trademark of LOUD Technologies Inc. in the United States, European Union and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. 

About Audinate

Audinate revolutionizes AV systems to enable our customers to thrive in a networked world. Audinate's Dante media networking technology has been adopted by the leading OEM manufacturers and has become the standard and dominant networking technology in the professional audio/visual industry. Dante is used extensively for live performance events, commercial installation, broadcast, recording and production, and communications systems. Audinate offices are located in US, United Kingdom and Australia. Visit www.audinate.com for the latest news and information on the company. Dante is Digital Media Networking Perfected. 

Dante is a trademark of Audinate Pty Ltd, Audinate is a registered trademark of Audinate Pty Ltd.