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Roland M-16DX

Roland M-16DX

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Number of Input Channels
16 channels
AD/DA Conversion
Sample Rate: 44.1/48.0/96.0 kHz, Signal Processing: 24 bits
Frequency Response
96.0 kHz: 20 Hz to 40 kHz (+3/-3 dB), 48.0 kHz: 20 Hz to 22 kHz (+3/-3 dB), 44.1 kHz: 20 Hz to 20 kHz (+3/-3 dB)
Residual Noise Level (IHF-A, typ.)
MAIN MIX LEVEL knob = -∞, Channel LEVEL knobs = -∞, MAIN MIX LEVEL knob = U, Channel LEVEL knobs = -∞: -96 dBu, MAIN MIX LEVEL knob = U, Channel LEVEL knobs = U: -83 dBu
Nominal Input Level
MIC connectors 1–4: -60 to -10 dBu, LINE IN jacks 1–4: -40 to +10 dBu, * Maximum input level: Nominal input level + 22 dB, LINE IN jacks 5–16: +0 dBu, LINE IN jacks 15–16 (RCA pin type, Stereo miniature phone type): -10 dBu, * Maximum input level: Nominal input level + 18 dB
Input Impedance
MIC connectors 1–4: 1.5 kΩ, LINE IN jacks 1–4: 20 kΩ, LINE IN jacks 5–16: 20 kΩ, LINE IN jacks 15–16 (Stereo miniature phone type): 14 kΩ
Nominal Output Level
MAIN OUT jacks/ALT OUT jacks/AUX SEND jacks 1–2: +0 dBu, 2 TRACK OUT jacks L–R: -10 dBu, CONTROL ROOM jacks: -6 dBu, * Maximum output level: Nominal Output Level + 22 dB
Output Impedance
MAIN OUT jacks/ALT OUT jacks/AUX SEND jacks 1–2: 600 Ω, 2 TRACK OUT jacks L–R: 1 kΩ
Recommended Load Impedance
10 kΩ or greater
Graphic LCD 122 x 32 dot (with back-light)
Connectors (I/O module)
MIC connectors 1–4: XLR type (balanced / phantom power +48 V), LINE IN jacks 1–14: 1/4 inch TRS phone type (balanced), * LINE IN jacks 1–2: supports use of hi-impedance, LINE IN jacks 15–16: RCA pin type, MAIN OUT jacks L–R: 1/4 inch TRS phone type (balanced), ALT OUT jack L–R: 1/4 inch TRS phone type (balanced), AUX SEND jacks 1–2: 1/4 inch TRS phone type (balanced), 2 TRACK OUT jack L–R: RCA pin type, DIGITAL INPUT jack/connector: Optical type, Coaxial type, DIGITAL OUTPUT jack/connector: Optical type, Coaxial type, USB Connector, DX BUS Connector: D-SUB 15 pin
Connectors (MIX controller)
LINE IN jacks 15–16: 1/4 inch phone type (unbalanced), Stereo miniature phone type, PHONES jack: Stereo 1/4 inch phone type, CONTROL ROOM jacks L–R: 1/4 inch phone type (Impedance balanced), DX BUS Connector: D-SUB 15 pin
DSP processing
Room Acoustic Control (Built-in Microphone), 16 Band Graphic EQ, Finalize: Enhancer/Multi-band Compressor-Limiter, Insertion effects: Power compressor/Vocal enhancer/Narration enhancer, Echo/Reverb: Short echo/Echo/Room reverb/Small hall reverb/Large hall reverb
Number of USB Audio Record/Playback Channels
Record: 18 channels, Playback: 2 channels, Full duplex, * When using the mixer as a USB audio interface, the Finalize effects are not available in 96 kHz mode.
Power Supply
DC 9 V (AC adaptor)
Current Draw
1.4 A
Phantom Power
+48 V/5 mA (each input)
Owner’s manual, Read this first/M-16DX driver installation (driver installation manual), Controller cable (D-SUB 15 pin, 2 m), USB cable, Driver CD-ROM, SONAR LE CD-ROM, AC Adaptor, Rack-mount adaptor, Rubber feet (I/O module), Roland software license agreement
Controller cable: DXC-7 (D-SUB 15 pin, 7 m)
Operating System
Microsoft(R) Windows(R) XP Home Edition Service Pack 2 Microsoft(R) Windows(R) XP Professional Service Pack 2 Microsoft(R) Windows Vista(TM) * This does not work with the 64-bit Edition of Windows Vista(TM).
Operating System
Mac OS X v10.4.3 or later * The driver can work on both Intel processors and PowerPC processors (Universal Binary). * This will not operate in the Classic environment of Mac OS X. When using this, the Classic environment must not be running simultaneously.
Windows XP or Windows Vista compatible computer with a USB connector that supports USB Specification Revision 2.0 or higher * Intel chipset is recommended. * M-16DX’s USB Audio Interface may not perform to its full specs when used with Celeron or Intel compatible processors. * When using an added USB 2.0 interface card, such as a PCI card, "NEC PCI to USB Enhanced Host Controller" is recommended.
Apple Macintosh series computer with on-board USB 2.0
Pentium 4 Processor / 1.6 GHz r higher, Pentium M Processor / 1.3 GHz or higher
Memory (RAM)
512 MB or more * In case of Windows Vista, 1 GB RAM or more is recommended.
311 mm
280 mm
216 mm
219 mm
44 mm
46 mm
1.6 kg
1.2 kg
Release Date
First seen
26 October 2007