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  1. Global RTA Input source

    Give the possibility to choose a fixed input for RTA.
    Example: Choose Channel 32 as an RTA source and view it while adjusting the main mix EQ.

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    • Please, input delay in meters on each input channel

      Adding this features makes the board perfect for any situation and the best of its kind.

      Especially in the case of an orchestra, for example, with different microphones positions on the stage.

      Phase coherent in outputs, but in inputs also!

      Thank you!

      Alessandro

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      • footswich for effects mute

        footswich for effects mute

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          • Save Mixes to iPad

            I would like to be able to save mixes from our dl32r to an iPad, and them load them back into arbitrary outputs, either in the same show or in a different show. This would be similar to the way that you can export the DSP settings for an input channel and load them to another channel.

            Here is the scenario: I am mixing for a church. Each of the worship team members on stage has their own in-ear-monitor associated with an aux out so that they can have their mix. This is great. The issue happens when multiple people…

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            • Setting to disallow overwriting different snapshot

              When used for scenes in a play overwriting wrong snapshot is too easy. Should be setting to disallow overwriting a snapshot other than the one currently active

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              • Individual phantom power on each individual channel. Better dsp for graphic and parametric equalization for better sound cuality

                Each individual phantom switch makes more sense for audio engineers. I think that this lacks good cauliflower sound of equalization graphic and parametric it needs to sound more real and more better sound quality overall. This mixer effects are horrible and don’t even use them. When you do auxes if you mute the aux it also mutes the channel and it was embarrassing in a live event. The wireless setup is really not simple and it takes a lot of effort that takes away from mixing. When I bought this mixer I was expecting so much out of it that…

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                • Auto EQ

                  Using the Mic on the iPad and the pink noise tone generator, it should be possible to EQ a room automatically with the MasterFader app, shouldn't it?

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                  • free asignable views

                    eg to asign an aux send on a view

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                    • Improve multi-iPad connectivity/usability

                      Problem:
                      * FOH iPad has to re-synchronize frequently during live performance - Dangerous, since FOH is unable to control the mixer (e.g. squash feedback) while it's re-synchronizing
                      * Problem Setup:
                      * 1 FOH iPad, furthest away from mixer + WiFi router (mixer is behind the stage)
                      * 5 musician iPads, to control in-ear monitor mix (also used to display song sheets during live performance via another app; FYI, other app does not use WiFi)
                      * 1 recording iPad, plugged directly into mixer, used only for recording purposes
                      * Apple Airport Express (post-2013 version), connected to mixer (WiFi only used for…

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                      • Dedicated Aux input channel for live house mix

                        The problem:
                        * Some musicians like to hear the live house mix, so that they can adjust their playing dynamics based on the overall sound
                        * The live house mix fader levels are always changing as the FOH is tweaking fader levels during a live performance
                        * Some musicians are not technically savvy and need a simple in-ear-monitor mix interface (i.e. adjusting all 16 or however many channels to appropriate monitor mix is too complicated for some musicians)

                        Proposed solution:
                        * Have a dedicated input channel in the Aux views just for the live mix. This should be a copy…

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                        • Bluetooth channel input A2DP

                          I would like to have bluetooth channel input to stream music by A2DP protocol, as in ProDX8.

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                            • iOS 11 app not connecting properly

                              Pls do need. Only way to make it work is Manually enter the IP address

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                              • Drag and drop reorder view groups, mute groups, and VCAs

                                As quick and effective view group, mute group, & VCA allocation is essential to help manage the display and mixdown bands with lots of inputs, it would be really beneficial to be able to drag and drop these to reorder them.

                                I often find myself getting half way through assigning to view groups say, only to decide I wanted to configure the order slightly differently. Currently you have to rename and re assign everything. Simple drag and drop reordering would solve this, and be very awesome!

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                                • Graphic EQ on subgroups or Assign Aux to Main

                                  The biggest gripe I have with Master Fader is there is no way to group a bunch of mics and use a graphic EQ on them.

                                  Say I have 8 LAV mics that different presenters will be using throughout the day, I want to ring out the room and pull out any frequencies that are giving me feedback. A graphic EQ works best for this. The only graphic EQs in master fader are on the Main LR or the Aux busses. I don't want to ring out the room with the Main LR graph because then everything like music and…

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                                  • Allow Inter-app audio as an insert/send effect

                                    Allow Inter-app audio as an insert/send effect.
                                    The MasterFader app is limited to reverb and delay and there are no plans to add effects, so why not allow audio to be routed through Inter-app audio? This works great on Cubasis and would allow for tons of 3rd party effects...

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                                    • More versatile FX, similar to the Behringer X32.

                                      I'm sure it's covered here elsewhere... but, more FX and more versatile. Chorus, Flange, etc...

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                                      • MATRIX DL1608

                                        Good afternoon, a very interesting feature that DL32r is already available is MATRIX.
                                        Despite the few outputs, I believe this feature would be very useful for the DL1608.

                                        We have situations like Front - Delay - LIVE Transmissions, and dvs that today we have to use an AUX in post fader to can do these services.

                                        With MATRIX this situation would be much more efficient and professional.

                                        I think 2 channels would be great ...

                                        Thank you in advance.

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                                        • Add USB to 1608 w/Individual Channels

                                          Please consider adding a USB in/out to the 1608 (and maybe the 806), and make sure the driver supports the channels as *individual* devices on Windows. Not one, single ASIO device with all of the channels, but have it show up on Windows as new input and output devices.

                                          In other words: act as a sound card for the PC. Please. :-)

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