Midas DL16 - 16x8 Stage Box

  • 16 award-winning MIDAS PRO microphone preamplifiers with switchable 48 V phantom power
  • 8 electronically balanced low impedance line level outputs
  • ULTRANET personal monitoring system connectivity for in-ear applications
  • Digital audio and control connectivity for TURBOSOUND speaker systems with ULTRANET networking capability
  • Dual AES50 SuperMAC ports for cascading additional DL16 stageboxes—no merger or router required
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The Midas DL16 Stagebox is a high-quality digital audio interface designed to streamline live sound setups and provide versatile connectivity for professional audio applications. With its robust construction, extensive I/O options, and remote-controllable preamps, the DL16 is a versatile solution for stage and studio environments alike.

Remote-Controlled Preamps:
The DL16 features 16 Midas-designed microphone preamps, known for their pristine audio quality and transparent sound. These preamps are remotely controllable from a digital mixer or mixing console, allowing for convenient adjustment of gain settings, phantom power, and other parameters from the front-of-house position.

Extensive I/O Connectivity:
Equipped with 16 balanced XLR inputs and 8 balanced XLR outputs, the DL16 offers flexible connectivity for microphones, instruments, and other audio sources. Additionally, the DL16 features dual AES50 ports for connecting to digital mixers or other stageboxes, providing up to 96 kHz digital audio transmission over long distances using standard Cat5e cables.

Rugged Construction:
Designed for the rigors of professional use, the DL16 boasts a rugged steel chassis and high-quality components, ensuring reliable performance in demanding live sound environments. Its road-worthy construction makes it suitable for touring, festivals, and other applications where durability is essential.

Versatile Mounting Options:
The DL16 Stagebox can be rack-mounted using the included rack ears, making it easy to integrate into existing setups or portable rack systems. Additionally, the DL16 can be mounted on a microphone stand using the optional MSA1000 mic stand adapter, providing flexibility in stage placement and setup configurations.

Remote Monitoring and Control:
The DL16 Stagebox can be remotely monitored and controlled using compatible digital mixers or mixing consoles, such as those from the Midas M32 series. This allows for convenient adjustments to input gain, phantom power, and other settings from the FOH position, saving time and simplifying setup procedures.

Expandable System:
Multiple DL16 Stageboxes can be daisy-chained together using the AES50 ports, allowing for easy expansion of I/O capacity as needed. This makes the DL16 an ideal solution for large-scale productions, multi-stage setups, and installations where flexibility and scalability are paramount.

In summary, the Midas DL16 Stagebox offers professional-grade audio quality, extensive I/O connectivity, rugged construction, and remote-controllable preamps, making it an indispensable tool for live sound engineers, touring professionals, and studio technicians. With its versatile features and reliable performance, the DL16 Stagebox provides a flexible solution for a wide range of audio applications.




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MPN (manufacturer part number)DL16
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