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Mackie Master Fader

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The Mackie Master Fader™ app provides complete wireless control over your Mackie DL32R, DL1608 or DL806 wireless digital mixer. Proven at more than 2 million live mixes worldwide, the incredible intuitive Master Fader control app delivers fast control over powerful processing and a rich set of mixing tools for any professional application.

Mackie Master Fader v3.0 provides the perfect way to try out the functions of the DL32R, DL1608 or DL806 before you buy. For actual audio functionality, a Mackie DL mixer is required.


* Intuitive multi-touch control over every major mix function
* Grow and Glow™ clearly shows controls being adjusted
* Total recall of all mixer settings using snapshots and shows
* Overview delivers instant access to all inputs, outputs, groups and more
* Mixer view allows fast adjustment of channel controls including solo, mute, pan and level with full metering
* Channel view gives control over a choice of powerful DSP
-- Inputs: Choice of Vintage or Modern 4-band PEQ + HPF, gate and compression
-- Return Channels: 4-band PEQ and compression
-- Outputs: 4-band PEQ + HPF/LPF, 31-band GEQ, comp/limiter and alignment delay
-- Subgroups: 4-band PEQ and compression
-- FX: Wide choice of reverbs and delays with dedicated channels sends and returns to each output
* Recording/Playback view delivers wireless control over direct-to-disk multi-track recording/playback*
* VCAs and mute groups provide fast control over multiple channels at once
* 6 matrix busses for professional control of multiple mixes**
* Full I/O routing with A/B sources per channel**
* Fast navigation with view groups that provide customizable views
* Quick setup with tons of factory and user-definable presets
* Export presets, a complete system backup and more via Dropbox or email
* Access limiting prevents unwanted adjustments from other engineers/musicians
* Complete offline operation for simple pre-show setup
* Support for multiple iOS devices connected wirelessly so other engineers and musicians can control any aspect of the mix

** Only available on the Mackie DL32R


* Requires iOS 7.1 or greater. The original iPad is no longer supported.
* Wi-Fi router - For wireless control (required for DL32R), a Wi-Fi router is required. See the DL Series Reference Guide for complete information
* DL32R, DL1608 or DL806 Mixer - Master Fader does not mix audio on its own. It requires the DL Series mixer to fully function
* Wireless Compatibility - DL Series mixers are compatible with the iPad Air 2, iPad Air, iPad (4th generation), iPad (3rd generation), iPad 2, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 2 and iPad mini.
* Lightning Compatibility - Master Fader allows docked operation with the DL1608 or DL806 mixers with Lightning Connector with the iPad Air (using the optional iPad Air Tray Kit), iPad (4th generation), iPad mini 3, iPad mini 2 and iPad mini (using the optional iPad mini Tray Kit).
* 30-Pin Compatibility - Master Fader allows docked operation with the DL1608 or DL806 mixers with 30-Pin Connector with the iPad (3rd generation) and iPad 2.
* iPad Air 2, iPad Air, iPad mini 3 or iPad mini 2 recommended for best performance

What's New in Version 3.0.2

Changes since v3.0.1
- Enhancement: EQ drawing performance improved, especially on older iPad devices
- Enhancement: Updated Device Connection/Recording/Playback/Rude Solo status indication to comply with Apple requirements
- Enhancement: Added Access Limit for Tools>Devices tab
- Bugfix: Master Fader Crash when recording to drive approaching capacity with DL32R
- Bugfix: Master Fader disconnects from mixer when storing snapshot with non default Talkback Routing on DL32R
- Bugfix: Master Fader disconnects from mixer when storing snapshot with non default AES Routing on DL32R
- Bugfix: Master Fader disconnects from mixer when storing snapshot with non default FX Send colors
- Bugfix: View and Mute Group Assignment windows do not populate correctly when switching between DL32R and DL806/DL1608
- Bugfix: Change "Trim" on iPad/Return channels to "Trim L" and "Trim R"
- Bugfix: Entering alignment delay feet or ms incorrectly interpreted as meters
- Bugfix: When Access Limit > FX enabled, unable to access Input Routing or Input DSP on input channel strips
- Bugfix: Mix masters were incorrectly affected by the Mute-access limit
- Bugfix: In the QAP the mute button said "Mute 1" when lit when using a DL1608/DL806
- Bugfix: The text in the show button is not visible when show button is touched
- Bugfix: Default created and modified date for shows can be strange before a snapshot is stored
- Bugfix: Some text problems when operating the iPad in German or Chinese
- Bugfix: Default created and modified date for shows can be strange before a snapshot is stored

Changes since v3.0
- Bugfix: iPad loses sync when second wireless iPad goes out of range
- Bugfix: App crashes when power-up DL32R with incorrectly formatted HDD attached
- Bugfix: Long song names for HDD recording on DL32R can cause a crash
- Bugfix: Crash when Access Limiting Input DSP and Input Routing and go to Output Routing Channel View
- Bugfix: Access Limits can cause some channels to be incorrectly hidden in Masters View
- Bugfix: Subs and VCAs cannot be muted on aux with "Use LR Mute" disabled
- Bugfix: Sub 6 Missing from VCA Assignment view
- Bugfix: None in mute group selector toggle-able when Multi-Select enabled
- Bugfix: Master Channel View does not respond to Access Limits
- Bugfix: Gated reverb release slider out of alignment
- Bugfix: LPF on Output PEQ's Grow and Glow graphics issue
- Bugfix: Scrolling Labels can do funky things
- Bugfix: Crash logging wasn't working. You may now be prompted to send information after a crash. Please do so.
- Enhancement: Added new reference guide pdf
- Enhancement: Radio buttons now highlight and act on release
- Enhancement: Improved stereo delay time resolution
- Enhancement: Improved labels on output patching tabs for DL32R

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Customer Reviews


This release fixes the annoying EQ curve response bug in the previous version...thank gawd!

Mackie Master Fader
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  • Category: Music
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  • Version: 3.0.2
  • Size: 62.2 MB
  • Languages: English, French, German, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Traditional Chinese
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.1 or later. Compatible with iPad.

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