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Mix Rack Overview

VENUE Mix RackMix Rack is the key component to one of Avid’s most affordable live sound systems. As an alternative to employing a local FOH Rack and remote Stage Rack in a system, Mix Rack combines all I/O, computer control, and processing power into a single compact enclosure. It’s compatible with D-Show and Profile consoles, offers expandable DSP for optimal plug-in processing, employs VENUE software, and enables full Pro Tools integration with an optional interface card.

Key Features

  • Durable 11-space steel rack houses local and remote I/O, computer control (Windows XPe platform), and processing cards
  • 48 high-quality, fully recallable, analog XLR mic/line inputs (maximum capacity); 16 analog XLR line outputs (expandable to 32)
  • Supports up to three DSP Mix Engine cards (comes standard with two), allowing up to 64 processing channels to be mixed using a D-Show or Profile console, with ample headroom for plug-in processing
  • 8 analog TRS line inputs and outputs
  • Dedicated analog and digital 2-track connections, 1x1 MIDI I/O, Word Clock I/O, and intercom and talkback facilities
  • ECx interface for remote control of the system via a wired or wireless laptop or computer
  • Includes VENUE software, the industry’s easiest yet most comprehensive graphical user interface, for system control and show file portability
  • Supports optional cards for A-Net connectivity, expanded analog or AES digital output, Pro Tools HD or Pro Tools integration, and more
  • Add distributed I/O flexibility with the optional Stage 48 and companion Ethernet Snake Card
VENUE Mix Rack


The Mix Rack is available as part of a complete Mix Rack System and as a component option.