The latest update to the Master Fader control application for the Mackie DL1608 and new DL806 digital live sound mixers is now available for free download from the App Store here.
Master Fader v1.4 launches for iPad with a host of new features, including a new selection of channel plug-ins and improved snapshot operation. It also offers an entirely new selection of vintage processing. After analysis, development and testing, the new vintage EQ, compressor and gate deliver the musical characteristics of favorite industry-standard processors.
The vintage compressor and gate provide a lightning-fast attack, non-linear attack/release and program dependent release making them great for drums and other transient sources. The vintage EQ captures the unique interactions between the shelving bands and the gain and frequency-dependent Q structure of the parametric band to deliver the clarity and sheen of classic EQ designs. The EQ is good for getting vocals, guitars and other instruments to sit perfectly in a mix. Now, DL users can choose between clean, surgical modern processing and the new range of classic vintage plug-ins for more flexibility in use.
In addition, a huge update to the show management and overall snapshot operation makes DL mixers even better for users with complex shows and multiple wireless devices. Users can snap a photo of the band with their iPad camera or choose from a selection of handy icons and use this as channel ID. the images are now synched between all wireless devices connected to the mixer.
The snapshot system will also store and recall these images across devices and the user can add an image to each show to help with identification. Plus, shows now load in the background, keeping all wireless devices online when a show is changed. And shows will seamlessly transfer between the DL1608 and new DL806.
Master Fader v1.4 is now available as a free download from the App Store here.