The Mackie ProFX16 is the clear solution for any midsized venue or band that needs great sound, but doesn't have the budget or space for tons of outboard gear. With features like built-in compression and graphic EQ, rugged build quality, and a space-saving footprintt, the ProFX16 has everything needed to make your gig sound great. Plus, it's really easy to operate, with a USB I/O lets you record the show or stream music straight from a laptop. The "Pro" in ProFX means it's equipped with all the professional tools you need to sound great. It's the perfect live sound toolbox, loaded with 10 Mackie low-noise mic preamps, 3-band EQ with sweepable mid, integrated "Gig-Ready" effects, precision 7-band GEQ and more. Perfect for portable applications, the ProFX16 is housed in an ultra-tough enclosure with impact-resistant sidecheeks. Plus, road warriors can simply rack-mount the ProFX16 for additional protection.
"Gig-Ready" RMFX Effects:
The all-new RMFX (Running Man FX) 32-bit effects processor brings "Gig Ready" useable effects to your mixes. The RMFX processor features 16 solid FX that are known for their utility and usability. Small, medium and large room reverbs with a mix of warm and bright characteristics puts your mix in the right space. Simple, rich choruses and an array of practical delays enable you to create professional mixes with ease.
Smooth, Simple Compression:
Compressors are a critical tool for both live sound and recording. The ProFX16 features four dedicated in-line compressors, delivering simple, sweet dynamic control with the single twist of a knob. Use the compressors on channels 5-8 for vocals, bass or anything that's dynamic and needs to sit a little better in the mix.
Record and Stream via USB:
With all the right tools for the job, the ProFX16 allows you to create memorable mixes, but even with all those features, portability is paramount and you can't be burdened with lugging around additional equipment. No worries, integrated USB I/O takes the pain out of recording. Just connect the ProFX16 to a laptop, start up your included copy of Tracktion 3 Music Production Software (or almost any DAW software out there) and you can record the whole mix. You can even stream music from your laptop during breaks. Once you get home, record more tracks or use the ProFX16 to play back some tunes.
And with a push of a button, you can route your USB return through channels 15/16, allowing you to apply some EQ or easily integrate performance software into the set. Just stream the output of your performance software into the ProFX16. Combine that signal with anything plugged into the mixer, and send the whole thing back to the computer for recording. Archiving your live performances has never been easier!
Legendary Mackie Durability:
Mackie is known for building mixers that are "Built-Like-A-Tank" and the ProFX16 is no exception. It's securely encased in a solid steel chassis, with impact-resistant sides made of ultra-tough ABS, adding extra protection where it would be most likely to suffer impact from a fall.
Professional 16-channel 4-bus mixer with onboard effects and USB I/O
10 low-noise, high-headroom Mackie mic preamps with +50dB gain range
Dedicated inline compression for critical inputs (ch. 5-8)
32-bit RMFX processor with 16 "Gig-Ready" reverbs, choruses and delays
Precision 7-band graphic EQ for tuning mains and monitors
USB I/O for recording shows and music playback via Mac or PC
Stream subgroups 1-2 or main L/R to your computer for recording
Stereo USB/tape I/O with input level control to mains
Convenient USB return to stereo channel for implementation of EQ, auxes and more
3-band EQ with sweepable midrange on mono channels
16 high-headroom line inputs (8 mono, 4 stereo)
Individual channel mute switches and overload (OL) indicators
18dB/octave 100Hz low cut filters on all mic channels
Inserts on mono mic/line channels (ch. 1-4) for connecting outboard processors
60mm faders for input channels, subgroups and mains
48V phantom power with LED for use with condenser mics
FX mute button also controllable via footswitch
Break switch mutes all channels for music playback between sets
Control room / headphone outputs with rotary level control
Balanced XLR and balanced/unbalanced ¼-inch main outputs
Rack-mountable design using optional rack ears
Rugged steel chassis
Switching multi-voltage power supply for worldwide use
Includes Tracktion 3 Music Production Software for Mac or PC
Order a ProFX16 and a set of Mackie powered PA speakers and you've got a compete PA system ready for gigs.
Microsoft Windows 7 32 / 64, Vista 32 / 64 RTM or XP SP 2
Pentium 4, Celeron, or Athlon XP processor
512 MB RAM
Mac OS X 10.4.11 - 10.6.4
512 MB RAM