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Mackie Onyx 16 Premium Analog Mixer with Multitrack USB

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SKU: ONYX16

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Mackie ONYX16

Musicians, artists, engineers, and broadcast studios looking for a professional-quality compact mixing solution for live audio, home recording, and content creation should look no further than the Mackie Onyx16, a 16-channel mixer with 24-bit / 96 kHz 18x4 multitrack recording and 12 high-gain Onyx preamps.

The Onyx16 is packed with features including British-style Perkins EQ, powerful DSP effects, a full-color display, and integrated stereo recording and playback from an SD card. The mixer provides an end-to-end ultralow-noise design, which delivers the sound quality professionals demand.

Classic Sound, Modern Performance

  • Award-winning Onyx mic preamps provide up to 60 dB of gain
  • Premium analog circuitry delivers studio-quality sound and keeps noise to a minimum
  • Analog/USB channel strips with flexible routing
  • Legendary Perkins British-style EQ with sweepable midrange offers classic sounds of the '60s and '70s
  • Robust digital effect engine, including user-customizable reverbs, delays, and more, with a dedicated FX EQ

Record and Playback via SD Card or USB

  • High-resolution 96 kHz / 24-bit multitrack (18x4) recording to Mac/PC via USB
  • Direct to SD card stereo (2x2) recording and playback 
  • Channel-assignable 4-track USB return (2 stereo pairs)
  • Send your Main Mix to USB via a dedicated switch

Studio Command Full-Color Display and Single-Knob Interface

  • Easy navigation of FX parameters, onboard SD recording and playback
  • Visually browse files on the SD card via the built-in display
  • Dedicated physical buttons for Previous, Next, Record, and Play/Pause
  • Store up to 6 user FX presets for easy recall

Professional High-Resolution FX Processor

  • Utilize built-in effects for live performances, streams, and beyond
  • Reverb, delay, chorus, and more
  • Dial in the perfect sound with adjustable parameters and dedicated EQ
  • Built-in effects presets provide that finishing touch out of the box

Bluetooth Streaming for Wireless Audio Streaming

  • Pair your Bluetooth enabled device and stream audio directly to a channel on the mixer
  • Streamed audio can be routed to Aux Sends and the Main Mix

Powerful Mixing Toolkit

  • 3-band Perkins EQ with on/off hard-bypass switch on all channels 
  • Hi-Z switches allows direct connection of guitars, basses, and other instruments
  • 100 Hz low-cut filter and 48V phantom power on all mic channels
  • Stereo 3.5mm input and Bluetooth streaming 
  • Stereo line inputs 
  • Aux/Monitor outputs with dedicated per-channel send control
  • Dedicated Control Room outputs
  • Headphone output with dedicated level control
  • L/R Assign switch per channel
  • 12-segment stereo meters
  • Overload indicators on all channels
  • PFL/AFL channel solo
  • Footswitch input for FX Mute (footswitch not included)

Powerful Software and Plugins

  • Waveform OEM recording software and plugin bundle
  • DAW Essentials Bundle for Waveform OEM, with 16 powerful plugins like Equalizer, Compressor, Reverber8, and Limiter

Rugged Chassis and Professional Design

  • Backlit mute and solo buttons provide a positive tactile feel and clear visual feedback
  • Sealed rotary encoder resists dust and grime
  • Built-like-a-tank heavy steel chassis
  • High-visibility, high-contrast controls
  • Rugged, QuickGrip side cheeks offer convenient mobility and protection

Mackie ONYX16 Specs

Mixer

Number of Analog Input Channels 18 (8 Mono / 5 Stereo)
Number of Mic Preamps 12
Analog Output Channels 2 x Stereo Master Output
2 x Stereo Control Room/Monitor Output
2 x Mono Aux Send Output
1 x Mono FX Send Output
1 x Stereo Headphone Output
Mix Routing 1 x Stereo Main Mix per Mono Input Channel, Stereo Input Channel, Aux Bus/Subgroup
Faders 13 x 2.4" / 60 mm Channel Fader
1 x 2.4" / 60 mm FX Fader
2 x 2.4" / 60 mm Bus/Subgroup Fader
1 x 2.4" / 60 mm Master Fader
Meters Main Meter:
2 x 12-Segment LED
Meter Range -30 dB to +20 dB Peak/Clip
Gain/Trim Range +60 dB 
Dynamic Processing None
EQ 3-Band Semi-Parametric 
3-Band Shelving/Notch/Peak 
EQ Parameters Mono Channels:
High: ±15 dB at 12 kHz 
Mid: ±15 dB at 100 Hz to 8 kHz 
Low: ±15 dB at 80 Hz 
Stereo Channels:
High: ±15 dB at 12 kHz 
Mid: ±15 dB at 2.5 kHz 
Low: ±15 dB at 80 Hz 
Filters Input Channels:
1 x High-Pass: 100 Hz 
Solo/Mute Solo per Input Channel
Mute per Input Channel, Bus, FX Bus, Master
Built-In Effects Yes
Sample Rates 96 kHz
Bit Depth 24-Bit

Connectivity

Analog Inputs 12 x XLR 3-Pin Balanced Mic Input
8 x 1/4" TRS Balanced/Unbalanced Line Input
4 x 1/4" TRS Unbalanced Line Insert
2 x 1/4" TRS Balanced/Unbalanced Hi-Z Input
10 x 1/4" TRS Balanced/Unbalanced Stereo Line Input (4 Stereo Pairs)
1 x 1/4" TRS Footswitch Input
Analog Outputs 2 x XLR 3-Pin Balanced Stereo Main Output (1 Stereo Pair)
2 x 1/4" TRS Balanced/Unbalanced Stereo Main Output (1 Stereo Pair)
2 x 1/4" TRS Balanced/Unbalanced Stereo Monitor Output (1 Stereo Pair)
2 x 1/4" TRS Balanced/Unbalanced Mono Aux/Monitor Output
1 x 1/4" TRS Balanced/Unbalanced FX Send
Phantom Power +48 V (Applied to All Inputs)
Digital I/O None
MIDI I/O None
USB 1 x USB-B (Audio Playback, Host Connection, Recording)

Recording

Max Multitrack Recording 18 Tracks
Media Support SD
OS Compatibility macOS 
Windows 
*As of April, 2022: Check with manufacturer for the most up-to-date compatibility

Power

AC Input Power 100 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz 
AC Power Connector 1 x IEC Input
Power Consumption 45 W

Physical

Rack Mountable Yes
Dimensions 18.7 x 14 x 4.5" / 475 x 355.6 x 114.3 mm
Weight 15.2 lb / 6.9 kg

Key Features

  • Onyx Preamps
  • British-Style Perkins 3-Band EQs
  • Premium Analog Circuitry
  • Ultralow-Noise Design
  • Record & Playback to/from Mac/PC via USB
  • Studio Command Full-Color Display
  • Robust Digital Effects Engine
  • Dedicated Control Room Output
  • 12-Segment Stereo Meters
  • Includes Powerful Software and Plugins
  • Mackie Onyx16 16-Channel Premium Analog Mixer with Multitrack USB
  • Power Cord

Mackie  Onyx16  16-Channel  Premium  Analog  Mixer  with  Multitrack  USB