How can we improve the DL Series?

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      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I guess you can use VNC to control an iPad running Master Fader, and that's probably what I will wind up doing. You really should release Master Fader for Android.

      • Michael Gabriel RobertsMichael Gabriel Roberts commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        At least Mackie should choose 1 Android product to work with, i.e. Samsung Galaxy devices. Then no need to worry about r&doing for all platforms. This will open the product usage.

      • Brian BeukenBrian Beuken commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        At least provide a my fader Android App, not all my band members have Iphones to use the myfader so we pass our phones around, which is not ideal when playing live and wanting to make minor monitor adjustments.

      • Kim GinnerupKim Ginnerup commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I can understand, why some people want Android if that is what they have and know. But if an Android is made please do not mess up the ios version.
        I have seen apps being messed up because of cross platform.
        If you do, follow strict guide lines for each platform do not cut corners.
        Both platforms has strengths and weaknesses. Use it wisely.

      • MackieMackie commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Android is so fragmented. It will be a nightmare for Mackie to do technical support after sale.
        There are so many crappy android tablets by hundred of manufacturers. And every manufacturer has their own customize hardware and software. Mackie don't want to support only few top manufacturers and alienated other vendors or users. The market for these mixers are not enough margin for Mackie to spend more money on R&D for Android.

      • ScrutchScrutch commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I never liked Apple, so here I am stuck buying an iPad to run my new 1608 which I really like. Would I do it again? No!! To spend over $500 for a tablet just to run the 1601 is stupid, but I did it.

      • George Vander DussenGeorge Vander Dussen commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        We use the DL1608 for our church services. It works wonderfully. Our problem is that Master Fader 3.0 recently discontinued support for ipod and iphone, as well as iPad 1, which has caused us a lot of trouble since many of our sound operators were using those devices. The best fix, however, would be to release an Android app. The majority of our church members have Androids already; not Apples. This DL1608 would be so handy if it had an Android app. Reading the other requests, it looks like that is what the public is screaming out for. So what about it, Mackie, can we expect an Android app anytime soon?

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Why not share at least the protocol as A&H does so maybe a 3rd-party developer could make the app?

      • grovegrove commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Mackie is in the clouds apple lost the market years ago Samsung just continued there technology hello apple lets play catch up, and so do all other companies that follow the apple trend, look around do your research.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        It is kind of a joke, a bad one at that, what are you thinking mackie. Let's see, we increased the capabilities of our mixer by going digital but then decreased our market by ignoring the largest market segment, Android.... Brilliant Mackie, just Brilliant.

      • KMSKMS commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Serj Klimas': "And the main thing: All of Mackie users already have iPads - 100% information - so why do you need Android capability?"

        I own a lot of Mackie equipment and, here's some shocking news, I don't own an iPad. I guess I have to throw out my Mackie stuff, huh?

      • Serj Klimas'Serj Klimas' commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        First of all.
        Lots of people think, that there are no android-cotnrolled mixers. They are mistaken. I'm not paid , so just google it - you'll be surprised ;)
        And the main thing:
        All of Mackie users allready have iPads - 100% information - so why do you need Android capability?)))

      • Mark PassmoreMark Passmore commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Android Tablets alone account for 62% of the market. Seems like supporting the majority device would be a wise business decision. Android smart phones account for more than 80 % the market. Again, this seems an easy business decision.

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