16-channel Audio Mixer with DSP & USB
    Product # 615816
    16-channel Audio Mixer with DSP & USB
    Product # 615816
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    16-channel Audio Mixer with DSP & USB

    Do you want to get total control over a PA system, a studio recording, or a live performance? If so, you need a great, multichannel mixer. You need this 16-channel Audio Mixer with DSP & USB from Monoprice!

    This mixer features ten balanced mono inputs, each with a 3-band equalizer with midrange frequency that is sweepable from 100 Hz to 8 KHz. It also includes six stereo inputs, each with a 4-band equalizer. +48V Phantom Power is available on all MIC input channels.

    The mixer includes a USB input/output function, so you can send audio to or from your PC or Mac® for recording or effects. Also included is a 24-bit digital effects processor with 100 presets and a true stereo 9-band equalizer on the output.

    Features:

    • 10 MIC inputs with gold-plated XLR and balanced TRS jacks
    • 6 Stereo input channels with balanced TRS jacks
    • Ultra-low noise discrete MIC preamps with +48V Phantom Power
    • SUB1-2, Sub3-4, & MAIN L-R signal assignment switches
    • 4 AUX Sends per channel:
      • 2 PRE/POST faders switchable for monitoring application effects & sound processor input
      • 2 POST faders as external send or for internal digital DFX
    • 3-band EQ with sweepable MID on mono inputs
    • 4-band EQ on stereo inputs
    • Channel Insert and Direct Outputs on each mono channel, plus Main Insert for flexible connection of outboard equipment
    • 2-TRACK IN assignable to Main Mix, Control Room/Headphone Outputs
    • USB port for input/output to a PC
    • 24-bit digital effects processor with 100 presets
    • True stereo 9-band graphic equalizer on the output
    • Includes rack mount adapters for use with a standard 19" equipment rack
    • Supports 16-bit stereo USB audio in/out with sampling rate up to 48 KHz


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    Specifications
     
    Mono Input Channels
    Microphone Input Electronically balanced, discrete input configuration
    Frequency Response 10Hz to 55KHz, ±3dB
    Distortion (THD & N) 0.005% @ +4dBu, 1 KHz
    Gain Range 0 to 50 dB (MIC)
    S/N Ratio 115dB
     
    Line Input Electronically balanced
    Frequency Response 10Hz to 55KHz, ±3dB
    Distortion (THD & N) 0.005% @ +4dBu, 1 KHz
    Sensitivity Range +15 to -35 dBu
     
    Stereo Input Channels
    Line Input Balance/Unbalanced
    Frequency Response 10Hz to 55KHz, ±3dB
    Distortion (THD & N) 0.005% @ +4dBu, 1 KHz
     
    Impedances
    Microphone Input 1,400 Ohms
    Channel Insert Return 2,500 Ohms
    All Other Inputs > 10,000 Ohms
    Tape Out 1,000 Ohms
    All Other Outputs 120 Ohms
     
    Equalization
    Hi-Shelving ±15 dB @ 12 KHz
    Mid Bell (Mono) ±15 dB (100 Hz ~ 8 KHz)
    Hi-Mid (Stereo) ±15 dB @ 3 KHz
    Mid-Low (Stereo) ±25 dB @ 500 Hz
    Low-Shelving ±15 dB @ 80 Hz
    Low Cut Filter 75 Hz, 18 dB/Octave
     
    Main Mix Section
    Bus Noise Fader 0 dB, Channels Muted: -100 dBr (ref: +4 dBu)
    Fader 0 dB, all input channels assigned and set to UNITY Gain: -90 dBr (ref: +4 dBu)
    Max Output +22 dBu Balanced XLR
    +22 dBu Unbalanced 1/4" TS jacks
    AUX Returns Gain Range -∞ to +15 dB
    AUX Sends Max Out +22 dBu
     
    Power Supply
    Main Voltage 100 ~ 120 VAC, 60 Hz
    Power Consumption 50 watts
    Fuse T1.25 AL
    Main Connection Standard IEC receptacle
     
    Physical
    Dimensions 18.5" x 15.8" x 1.5"/4.5" (471 x 400 x 38/115 mm)
    Net Weight 14.2 lbs (6.45 Kg)
     
    DSP Section
    A/D & D/A Converters 24-bit
    DSP Resolution 24-bit
    Type of Effects Vocal, Small Room, Large Hall, Echo, Echo+Reverb, Flange+Reverb, Plate,
    Chorus+, GTR, Rotary+GTR, Tremolo+GTR
    Presets 100
    Controls 100-position Preset Selector, DSP Mute Switch with Peak LED indicator
    4.4 / 5.0
    10 Reviews
    5 Stars
    4 Stars
    3 Stars
    2 Stars
    1 Star
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    Great Board - Can't beat the Price
    I'm a profesional musician and use this board to travel to local gigs. I also picked up the passive 15' speakers, matted with a QSC 1000 watt amp. I run a 6 piece band through this set up - even mic'ing the drums. The system works well and I couldn't ask for more. I also picked up the Condenser mic-pare along with Monoprice's basic Mic. They work flawlessly and sound like mic's 4 times their cost! This is a value one can't ignore and Mackie should be scared !

    PROS: Has all the functions one could want in a small 16 ch. board. 4 sub groups and two mains - Left and Right with built-in affects. The pre/post faders and mic pre's are truly balanced and sound like a board $100's more

    CONS: The only con I can think of is: Monoprice doesn't offer an amp…so I had to shop elsewhere for an amp :)
    September 30, 2014
    Wow!
    I couldn't pass this great deal up! I wanted a good mixer that would allow a more than a quartet (with drums) to use mics to amplify or record. I'm very pleased so far, I haven't really put it through the paces yet but I'm looking forward to seeing what it can really handle!

    PROS: Very clean sound. Incredible buy for the price! Very lightweight!

    CONS: None
    January 19, 2014
    The Mixer EVERYONE Should Have!
    This is a mixer that should TERRIFY Mackie! It's built like a tank, solid, smooth-moving knobs and faders, a wide range of input/EQ/insert options, a very usable EFX section and graphic EQ, an invisible noise floor and close-to-digital reproduction. My last mixer...and it's the BEST!

    PROS: Extremely well-built, lots of connection options, nice effects and graphic EQ, VERY quiet, sounds GREAT!

    CONS: Nothing!
    March 7, 2014
    5/5
    This piece of equipment far serpasses any of the 16 channels boards out there especially for the price range. It has powerful gain stages and a great EQ system on the single tracks as well as the graphic EQ. I have used this board for live sound and even recorded the bands live and aquired excellent recordings, I have used it for studio recordings as well and still does a great job it's like a giant proffessional board but smaller. Even sounds better than most boards.

    PROS: Direct in & outs for 4 mono tracks, very powerful graphic EQ, all aux can be returned either mono or stereo while using fx loops.

    CONS: The gain stages are still very powerful but I noticed it doesn't take alot for them to begin hissing.
    December 22, 2014
    Continuation of "This appears to be a great item"
    This review is a continuation of a review that I submitted earlier on the same mixer that I returned as defective ... the right channel died on my after a short trial usage period. Monoprice picked up the shipping for me to return it for a new one. One week later, I received a new mixer, free of shipping charges. After getting used to it in my basement, I am now using it for church services where I have at least 8 mics going at one time. It's doing a superb job.

    PROS: Inexpensive unit, easy to use. I am very pleased with its performance, great looking.

    CONS: I have to give it a 4 out of 5, since I am not totally familiar with all that it can do, but I remain optimistic. Looks like to me that this unit is made for Monoprice by Mackie or Behringer. I think Behringer. Any guesses?
    Hard to believe...but true
    I haven't had this mixer that long but it fit the bill for exactly what I needed to replace...and the price point was too good to pass up. I am a professional sound person for decades and I got this to add more channels and submixes to my video/audio studio. It seems to be very clean and quiet. The EQ is responsive. The DSP system is still a mystery (sshouldn't be but it is) The headphone amp is adequate without overdriving the amp. My uses (mostly monitoring several computers) are non-critical. Overall I am happy with this purchase. The Overnight delivery is inexpensive and the packing was excellent. So far my purchases from Monoprice have continued to give confidence in their products...and I am knowledgeable and finicky.
    August 10, 2014
    Great Mixer for the price
    I have been using this mixer for a church for about a year now and it has done quite well. I haven't had any major issues. The EQ isn't that great but it is there and usable. I am glad to see that I am not the only one who had a hard time figuring out the DSP and how to use it.



    Here is a tip on using it:

    In the AUX Returns Solo, select the button for main mix and adjust the amount along with the effects for the individual tracks.



    They are not fantastic but there in a pinch.



    The USB output is garbage. I have tried many different things and it has a ton of noise not found in any other outputs for the system. Don't bother thinking of the USB output as an option. I was seriously bummed out about that.

    PROS: Smooth sliders, plethora of options, sturdy, dependable

    CONS: Strange DSP workings, USB output has a lot of noise making it unusable.
    November 1, 2014
    This appears to be a great item
    I took delivery of this mixer on Thursday, 2-18-2016. It wasn’t until Saturday (2-20-2016) that I got a chance to set it up and work with it to get a feel of what it does, it’s controls, etc. Things were working fine, then the right main output quit on me. No matter what I did, I could not get it to work properly (switches and all, checking cables, the whole gamut / whole 9 yards).

    PROS: I am currently working with Monoprice to get a free replacement, with no charge for return shipping and no return shipping to me for the new unit. Thus far, Monoprice has been very cooperative.

    CONS: After talking with the technicians there, I was told that this particular failure has been observed in the past. In packaging it for return, I can see where the fault of this failure might be attributed to. The Styrofoam packing inserts when put it place, put a great deal of stress on the leftmost and rightmost sliders. This may explain why the right channel crapped out on me. When I packed it for return, I put the leftmost and rightmost sliders at their maximum positions, thus the packing did not interfere with them.

    I am expecting a replacement by next week's end or the week after. Once I get the replacement, I will evaluate, and add to this post.
    February 25, 2016
    Good Mixer
    Overall very easy mixer to setup and operate. There is noise generated from the USB out during recording. I believe someone else reported this as well. I was able to remove noise using audacity, but would have been nice to have a clean record

    PROS: Easy to setup and operate right out of the box.

    CONS: noise from usb output during computer recording
    April 19, 2015
    16-channel Audio Mixer with DSP & USB
    Getting the DSP effects to work has been a mystery so far. We were looking for an alternative to the Mackie ProFX16, and decided to give Monoprice a try in their emerging pro audio gear. We use Monoprice for a range of products, but wanted to give it a shot with this mixer. Till now, we've used exclusively Mackie mixers from the Onyx 24.4 on down to their compact 802VLZ4. This purchase was to replace a legacy Mackie 16 CH mixer that was getting a bit noisy and had an input channel down. We only use Canare cables for professional shows, and know that our cables aren't the cause of bad audio.



    I'm still on the fence about recommending this mixer for the masses.

    PROS: $150 under the intended competition, sturdy-looking, smooth controls, well marked pots and sliders, a huge plus is the support for the 16-bit stereo USB audio in/out, and it comes with rack ears.

    CONS: The built-in graphic EQ isn't so good. While it isn't a DBX EQ or another industry leader, it may work in a pinch, but for me it didn't sound shape in a good way.
    February 25, 2014
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    Does this mixer output only 2 stereo channels via USB, or can it output more?
    A shopper on Nov 25, 2016
    BEST ANSWER: The USB is a 2 x 2 interface. It will carry one stereo left/right in and one stereo L/R out.
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