Mackie Onyx 1640i 16-channel 4-bus Premium 16x16 FireWire Recording Mixer
Though we tend to think of DAWs as strictly living in the world of recording studios, the advancement of live rigs and technology has definitely brought them into venues. With that in mind, Mackie’s Onyx 1640i mixer works great in a live setting thanks to its quality build and superior sound. The 16 mic preamps in this unit are boutique quality, and they work in conjunction with a 4-band Perkins EQ that allows you to perform sweepable mids on all of the channels. The unit also features a Planet Earth switching power supply, so you can use it even if your travels take you to other countries where power runs a bit differently. Each preamp can also run off phantom power.