The FX16, by Soundcraft, offers a combination of powerful live and recording features, with enough channels and direct outputs to enable use with 16-track recording systems.
Spirit FX16 is a flexible 4-bus mixer capable of producing Digital sound quality for live and recording applications. It features a specially designed 16 program Lexicon Effects Section with dual effect capability (including Chorus and Reverb, Chorus and Delay , and Reverb and Delay) and fully editable and storable programs and parameters. The console itself includes 16 mic/line inputs and 26 inputs to mix in total (including FX returns and tape return to mix). In addition to the mix outs, two sub-buses allow groups of instruments to be sent to multitrack, to additional speakers, or sub-grouped to mix. FX16’s 16 Direct Outs are individually fader pre-post switchable so they are equally useful for recording in the studio or at a gig. In keeping with the multipurpose nature of FX16, both Solo In Place and PFL solo are available, for studio monitoring and channel gain set-up applications respectively.