Alesis MultiMix 16 USB 2.0
Alesis MultiMix 16 USB 2.0

MultiMix 16 USB 2.0, FireWire/USB/mLan Mixer from Alesis in the MultiMix series.

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Average Score:4.0( 4/5 based on 6 reviews )
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Audience: Beginners Value For Money : Excellent
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Alex081's review

Alesis MultiMix 16 USB 2.0
Characteristics already detailed in previous opinions.

What is missing to be the top:
Semi-parametric EQ Mediums
Independent headphone volume adjustment
A series of 4 LEDs per level (not essential but comfortable Live)
A compressor / limiter and gate per
Phantom power-enabled XLR for each individual
a separate microphone talk-over on the console
An insert effect for every
Of LEDs to display the position of each key press!

No 64-bit drivers ... CORRECTION:
A big bravo for the technical support I want to emphasize quality and responsiveness! I got by mail attachment, just hours after my request, 64-bit Windows drivers for Multimix USB 2 BETA VERSION (this is why they are not mentioned officially). Congratulations!

The links in here, all offering the same files posted for downloading by BuBuOne (thank you!)

Megaupload (single site in French):


English manual! French not even available for download ... but it is possible to find a user manual in French, scanned courtesy of the MultiMix 16 USB 1 ... Pseh thank you! 20d%% 27emploi 20Multimix.pdf ( )
Very easy to use.


Not enough experience or competence to judge its sound quality ... But the result is perfect for me!


I have had that for several days. This is my first console after 1 week of testing the MultiMix 8 USB2 (traded as unsuitable to Live).

I find great value for money. FYI I paid € 499, 2 year warranty, at Action Music in Toulouse.

foudezick's review (This content has been automatically translated from French)" Very powerful !!"

Alesis MultiMix 16 USB 2.0
Table very complete with a Comfortable and attractive
rack and light
detailed description on the internet
easy to use
no worries about the quality of components
Can be used live or in the studio
use of the 16 tracks without problem with Magix studio recording


Setup of the table with the latest drivers recovered from the site ALESIS
config Machine in W7 64bit
decent latency with Athlon X2
French downloadable docs


Very good rendering breathless
Model has the key


Use for 2 years with this model USB2
replaced a 16 multimix firewire which was also very well
model more suited to current configs on laptops as there are more than Firewire port
still a little flat on the lack of entries insert

danardf's review (This content has been automatically translated from French)" Good for beginners"

Alesis MultiMix 16 USB 2.0
Is rack?
There seems to be a kit for the racker.

What is the type of connection?
6.35 and XLR for 16 tracks, RCA auxiliary IN / OUT

The parametric equalizer is it?
Unfortunately not.

The effects section is it integrated?
Yes, there are quite a few.
They are what they are, it helps .. item.


The general configuration is it simple?
Yes, although drivers are not always up to date on 64bit versions.

The manual is clear and sufficient?
Never used.

The usual functions are they easily accessible?
Yes, tables simple enough grip.


The console is transparent?
Actually, I do not think so.

The equalizer is effective?
No, that's too bad.
It is there, but a parametric would have been better.

Introduced she breath?
If the knobs are pushed to 3 quarts, it begins to hear.


How long have you use it?
For 3 or 4 years.

Have you tried many other models before buying it?
Not in the non-category.

What is the particular feature you like best and least?
Versatile table
Ability to record live 16 tracks (never been there).
Effects included
Phantom power
Its price.

Preamp not top
Alim General ghost and not track.

How would you rate the quality / price?
Very good for beginners.
I advise people who want to start.

valentin35132's review (This content has been automatically translated from French)" Handy"

Alesis MultiMix 16 USB 2.0
The console is generally quite full but lacks some things.
Missing semi parametric mids, insert the compressor or gate.
An assistant or two more would not be too much.


Console is easy to use and easy to use multitrack with a computer. Management monitiring is not there more simple but having read the manual is good.


The preamp is not crazy but correct and EQ are not terrible, do not rely too much on it. No breath at all.


I have 4 years and this is one of the only analog console at this price that can handle multitrack recording 16 tracks. Connected to a computer is a formidable weapon.
I regret that we can not manage the multi-return machine software, you can listen to his return Huste stereo master.
Blue Jester05/13/2008

Blue Jester's review (This content has been automatically translated from French)

Alesis MultiMix 16 USB 2.0
- 8 mic / line inputs (with gain, phantom power supply and filter 75 Hz) + 4 stereo inputs doublejack
- 1 RCA auxiliary input
- On each slice: Hi (12 kHz), Mid (2.5 kHz), Low (80 Hz) + return + A + B return balance + solo + mute + fader.
- Exit facades, returns, control room, headphones (equivalent to ctrlRM), RCA line-out, exit 3 / 4 out (this sends out all the tracks mutated).
- USB 2.0 interface: Stereo output multi-input.
- CPU to hundreds of built-in effects

By no parametric equalizer against the mix.


- Very easy to take in hand, routing patterns on the console are very intuitive.
- The knobs have a lock to zero (useful when working in the dark) and the resistance of the fader is just right amount.
- The manual is very detailed (but beware, in English), friendly, and oriented beginners.


The preamps are very good quality, the sound comes out of the table is very good, very well balanced, it is a treat to have a balanced. A few blows with the approach of 0 db on the main mix, but it is not meant to sound with the Wacken either ... The effects are very good too, super interesting voices and guitars.


It's been a year since I squinted over, I had already read the PDF manual and knew by heart before you even touch it!
There, I finally decided to pay me and I do not regret ... At the moment I do not have used that again, but I can not wait to add sound to a concert with, it's really super easy to access.
The feature most useful for my group is to route a track "mutated" to a dedicated output, and it is possible with a simple button to send the output to the control room. As a result, the headphones, my drummer hears the click the + mix (a track mutated) it avoids to hear the metronome as much in return in the facades.
Comes with Cubase LE multitrack recording, you will still need a good bike to nab the 16 tracks simultaneously.

The nice little trick as well: the transformer is supplied with a super long (well, the transformer itself is in the middle of the cable because it is a fairly large block), and connects to the console with a screw system : can not therefore to remove accidentally shoot someone in the cable However, if the transformer loose, it's not the hyper next door that you can find to replace it ...

The price / quality ratio is really excellent, and if you do not need to multitrack recording, use the USB version (not USB2) is the same half as expensive, but endangered because gradually replaced by the Multimix USB 2.0.

For that price, with its functionality, ease of use, and sounds, is a well deserved 10/10.

Cédric007's review (This content has been automatically translated from French)

Alesis MultiMix 16 USB 2.0
-8 Mic-line, with adjustable gain and high pass filter 75 Hz with switch
- 4 Line inputs Stereo jack 6.35 mm,
- 60 mm linear faders on slices, master and group 3 / 4,
- 3-band EQ for each, grave 80 Hz, 2.5 kHz mdium, treble 12 kHz,
- Power 48V fantme on mic with tmoin switching
- CONTRL pan and volume for each,
- PEAK LED tmoin saturation between slice
-Multi-purpose 28-bit internal digital, high quality 100 programs (reverb, delay, chorus, flanger, transposition and double)
- 2 x 7 LED display segments n? Select an effect program,
- CONTRL ddi volume of multi-effect - two for each auxiliary, a pre-fader, one post-fader assignable auxiliary output or integrated effects,
- Stereo Auxiliary Return of 6.35 mm jacks with volume CONTRL ddi,
- Slecteur MUTE-ALT 3 / 4: cutting edge audio and assignment to output Alt.3 / 4
- PFL: court pr-CONTRL fader levels of the VU meters, post eq
- SOLO: court solo slices
- SOLO MODE: COST slecteur for solo position falls: solo PFL (pre-fader, post EQ), position drives: in place: scenic preserves the placement, post-fader, post-pan, post-eq,
- Slecteurs Mix, Alt.3 / 4 TK and 2 for assigning cessources indpendamment the control room outputs,
- RCA line inputs and outputs for 2-track CD, DAT, Masterlink etc..
- USB 2.0 Intgr for the transfer of each track and output Stereo indpendamment to the computer, and a return of the computer in Stereo (maximum recording 2-channel USB 1.1),
- Headphone jack Stereo 6.35 mm,
- Output control room providing an output supplmentaire indpendante master,
- CONTRL volume of headphones and control room,
- Output format master jack 6.35 mm symtrique,
- VU meters multi-segment 3-color LEDs,
- Powered by external transformer, diode tmoin Power,

(Copy and paste because basically everything is said!)


Gnrale configuration is simple. Using a word like the operation of a mixer core.
Personally I use it to rpter every week with my band and it's amazing how the quality of its rendering is good. Before I was using a behringer console, and I can tell you that we strongly feel the difference. Ds before you connect a microphone singing and we rode a little gain and volume morning breath! and nothing since I have this console Alesis! We feel that the quality of electronic components is much better.
To return to the fact, although Obviously I use this console to the recording. The same console in it nothing fancy to record, there is just connect it to PC via USB cable.
Any other configuration is done with the PC.
-Installation of drivers -> OK!
-Installed as sound card -> OK!
Rglage-inputs and outputs with software -> ok! But attention, we must know the software you use, but normally it's not complicated trs. But since when I install the console that I n'tais beginners in music software (Cubase SX3 uses j) I will not deny that I have a little galrer.

The manual is trs incomplet.bref explanations for franais, German and Spanish ... The most important explanations (such as software-) are in English. it's a shame ...


As I said prcedemment no breath. a clear and fairly prcis.
A qualisation that works well. it is a pity we can not rgler more middles, and I find that the knobs are a level raction. I mean, it's all or nothing at times. For example: If you make a little "low", it nothing happens (or not), and then suddenly you go back a little and BOOM! but hey it works and then even when I use some of qua .. you can edit any of cubase. Any fawn a pure, still the best (well I prfre).
There are also built-in effects (FX) in the console. I use them just because their quality is average.


I use it for 2 months now. J'apprcie much the fact that you can record multitrack on the computer. Since I record mostly drum part being able to have each track dcompos on the computer helps a lot for mixing etc..
The quality of sound also made me much tonn. (No breath). Nothing to do with the poor consoles behringer console or other low-end: it is that I really saw the difference.
Report qualitprix: acceptable because it was truly a "home studio" for not too expensive. but I advise you to buy the right microphones for the best! and was worth it.
I think probably the same kind j'achterais console later volumes but also (more pro yet), but I am delighted with my purchase.