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Rane MP 2016S 6-Channel Rotary Mixer

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The Rane MP 2016a is a rotary-controlled audio DJ mixer with 6 input channels. It also has booth and house outputs, pre-effects tape outputs, post-effects tape outputs with level control, switchable e... Click To Read More About This Product

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The Rane MP 2016a is a rotary-controlled audio DJ mixer with 6 input channels. It also has booth and house outputs, pre-effects tape outputs, post-effects tape outputs with level control, switchable effects loop, and headphone cueing. The Rane mixer's input channels 1 through 4 feature high quality RIAA phono preamplifiers which may be switched to line input via rear panel switches. Input channels 5 and 6 each provide a balanced mic preamp with input gain trim, mic/line switch, two-band EQ, mic engage switch and an internal booth ducking enable jumper. In addition to the six dedicated preamplifiers, all 6 input channels on the Rane MP 2016a rack mixer may select any of the five stereo auxiliary inputs.

Each input channel on the Rane DJ mixer provides a 6-position source selector, input gain control for matching levels, signal/overload indicators and a studio-grade master mix control.

The booth output may select master or cue as its source. An ultra-low noise, high power headphone amplifier also allows monitoring the master mix or cue mix.

Rane's MP 2016a improves on the original MP 2016 by adding split cue. Individual cue switches on each channel drive a panning master/cue control for the headphone output.

The master mix circuit provides signal/overload indicators, mono switch and high-pass/rumble filters. In addition, the master output features patent-pending, high-performance 3-band, full-cut, accelerated-slope tone controls.

The MP 2016a provides exceptional ergonomics, good feel and a clean, intuitive layout packaged in a compact 19", 3U rackmount chassis, a scant 5" deep.

So you say,"Great, but to accommodate the diverse needs of all DJ mixing styles, I need dedicated high performance three-band, full-cut, Accelerated-Slope tone controls for each of the six Input Channels, high-performance Active-Crossfader with full range contour control, A-Post-B crossfader assign switches and a stereo, 10-segment, peak dBu Master/Cue meter with peak hold; all without effecting the ergonomics of my classic rotary mixer."

Rane has you covered! With the flip of a switch on the MP 2016a front panel, you can engage the DJ mixer's optional XP 2016a External Processor and acquire all of these features.


Split cueing
Six stereo Input channels
4 dedicated stereo Phono/Line preamps
2 dedicated Mic/Line preamps with:
Gain trims
2-band tone controls
Engage switches
Booth ducking
Five stereo auxiliary inputs
Input gain controls for level matching
Switchable effects loop
Booth output with Master/cue source switch
Separate pre- and post-effects tape outputs
Master accelerated-slope, full-cut, 3-band tone controls
Audiophile/studio sound quality
Highest quality Alps potentiometers
High power headphone amplifier
Gain 0 1 dB 1 kHz, tone flat
Input Impedance 20k 1% _ 1 kHz
Max Input Level +20 min dBu Max before input stage overload @ 1 kHz
Output Impedance 100 1% _ @ 1 kHz
Max Output Levels +20 min dBu @ 1 kHz
THD+N: Post Crossfader .01 typ % 20 to 20 kHz, 80 kHz BW
Crossfader .1 typ % 20 to 20 kHz, 80 kHz BW
Noise -82 1 dBu Tones set flat
Meters: Type Peak dBu Follows MP 2016a Headphone source
Crossfader: Type Active with Contour control
Crosstalk -70 max dBu Channel to channel, 1 kHz
Control Feed-through -80 max dB 1 kHz
Tone Controls: Treble 4k, Shelving 5% Hz 2nd-order, range +6 dB to full kill
Mid 300 to 4k, Band-pass 5% Hz 2nd-order, range +6 dB to full kill
Bass 300, Shelving 5% Hz 2nd-order, range +6 dB to full kill
Note: 0 dBu=0.775 Vrms
Agency, Power and Shipping Specifications
Parameter Specification Limit Units Conditions/Comments
Unit: Agency Listing
120 VAC model Class 2 Equipment National Electrical Code
UL, CSA Exempt, Class 2
230 VAC model VDE, SELV Safety extra low voltage
CE (EMC) EMC directive 89/336/EEC
CE (safety) Exempt Article 1 of LVD 73/23/EEC
Power Supply: Agency Listing Class 2 equipment
120 VAC model UL listed File no. E88261
CSA Certified File no. LR58948
230 VAC model CE (EMC) Meets EMC directive 89/336/EEC
CE (safety) LV directive 73/23/EEC
Power Supply Requirement 18 VAC w/ center tap RS 1
Maximum Current 750 mA RMS current from remote supply
Unit Construction All Steel
Size 5.25"H x 19"W x 5.3"D (3U) (13.3 cm x 48.3 cm x 13.5 cm)
Weight 11 lb. (5.0 kg) Each Unit
Shipping: Size 11" x 23" x 16" (27.9 cm x 58.4 cm x 40.6 cm)
Weight 18 lb. (8.1 kg) Each Unit
Pro Coverage
3 year warranty if product registered within 10 days of purchase; otherwise, 2 year warranty.
No warranty on faders and transformers.

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RaneMP 2016S 6-Channel Rotary Mixer

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By DjRobbieC

from mobile, al

Comments about Rane MP 2016S 6-Channel Rotary Mixer:

I was wondering about if the price was a little to much.. but i will have to say, this is one of the best purchases i have ever made! it does a great performance for what i need it to do! i can also tell that this user friendly mixer has the best sound quailty .. my dance crowd loves it! once again this is the best way to go!

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By Greg Jr

from Sunnyvale, CA

Comments about Rane MP 2016S 6-Channel Rotary Mixer:

Excellent price, this rotary mixer is accurate and transitions smoothly between sources. The 3 band EQ on each channel is a compliment to any mix.


Best Mixer EVER


from Lady Lake, Florida

Site Member

Comments about Rane MP 2016S 6-Channel Rotary Mixer:

Sound quality is the best, user simplicity is the best, and look at it...IT'S KNOBS!!! NOT SLIDERS!!! That drunk chick that spills a drink on your mixer...That unexpected cloud at your outside gig that rains on the wedding...DOESN'T KILL your event. DJ's, it has TWO XLR inputs for mic's! Who has that!?? The idiot makes a toast that bombs, that singer that sucks, you cut them and keep your mic up the entire time to save the BOMBING of your event or you have a second mic if the client needs to talk... Can't say enough great stuff about it! Best money I have ever spent. I used to invite DJ's into my booth to mix on Sunday nights because their club was dude spilled an entire Margarita on this mixer. HE FELT LIKE AN IDIOT...NOT A PROBLEM, wiped it off and kept going.

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