Mackie Adds Dante Connectivity to DL32R

Mackie has announced its new DL Dante Expansion Card to bring Dante connectivity to its popular digital mixer.

Mackie is a well known and popular manufacturer of audio mixers, loudspeakers, studio monitors and recording equipment.

Teaming with one of the hottest companies in the professional A/V market, Audinate, the Ore.-based audio company has announced its new DL Dante Expansion Card.

Designed for use with its DL32R digital mixer, the new Dante integration option is engineered to provide users up to 32×32 channels of network audio I/O, and the ability to integrate into any Dante-based A/V network.

“Dante is the clear choice for AV networking,” says Ben Olswang, senior product manager, Mackie. “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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Mackie explains the DL Dante Expansion Card ships with a license for Dante Virtual Soundcard software, which allows for the direct recording and playback of up to 64 channels of audio from any Dante network to a PC or Apple computer.

The product also supports existing DL32R functions such as complete wireless mixing from anywhere within a venue through Mackie’s Master Fader control app for iPad.