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Allen & Heath Qu-16 Chrome Edition Digital Mixer

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Digital Mixer with 16 Channels, USB 2.0 Audio Interface, Built-in Effects, Moving Faders, MIDI Control, iPad Controllability, and Touchscreen
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The Allen & Heath Qu-16 Chrome Edition rackmountable digital mixer utilizes the technology found in the GLD and iLive digital mixing systems to create a powerful and compact mixer for live and studio use. Expanding on the original Qu-16, the Chrome Edition adds 16 channels of automated mic mixing, a spectrogram display, and additional monitor mixes. This powerful 16-channel mixer offers 14 mixes, an easy-to-use touchscreen, multitrack recording, motorized faders, and much more. You can even use your iPad to take control of key functions of the mixer, including key settings, monitor mixes, front of house mix, and more. Add a powerful digital mixer to your rig with the Allen & Heath Qu-16 Chrome digital mixer.

      Chrome Edition adds more monitor mixes, spectrogram, and Automatic Mic Mixer

      The Qu-16 Chrome Edition expands on the already impressive Qu-16 mixer, while also adding high-contrast, metallic-finished controls. A spectrogram display has been added to help you find feedback and problem frequencies fast. More monitor mixes are now available. And the Qu-16 Chrome Edition's Automatic Mic Mixer mode automatically balances up to 16 microphone inputs, perfect for conferences, panel talks, and TV shows. It's ideal for novices and volunteers that may not be comfortable mixing a large number of mics, and it's also great for pros who have more important things to do than ride faders.

      A powerful, feature-laden digital mixer

      Allen & Heath's rackmountable Qu-16 digital mixer makes a fantastic mixing solution for live applications, studio work, and installations. This digital mixer gives you 16 TRS/XLR inputs, three TRS stereo inputs, 16 buses, and four stereo effects returns. You'll appreciate the flexibility the Qu-16's connectivity creates. You'll also love the Qu-16's four onboard effects engines, AES digital output options, moving faders, and direct-to-multitrack recording capability. A large touchscreen makes it easy to navigate the Qu-16's functions, and iPad compatibility means even more control over your mixes. We've only scratched the surface of what this powerhouse can do; call your Music Experience Sales Engineer today and find out more!

      Integrated USB recording

      Record your shows and rehearsals with the Allen & Heath Qu-16's built-in Qu-Drive. This integrated USB recorder works with an external USB drive and lets you record and play back up to 18 channels of 24-bit/48kHz audio straight to/from your USB hard drive. In the studio, you can use the Qu-16 as a USB audio interface into your Mac DAW systems.

      Take control with the Qu-Pad app

      Take complete control of the Allen & Heath Qu-16 digital mixer with the Qu-Pad iPad app. Roam the venue to check the sound while tweaking the mix and EQ of the system. Simply set up a Wi-Fi router and gain control of all the live mixing parameters you need, right on your iPad. You can personalize the GUI to create your own control panel, perfect for offering customized control for any application. Mixing a show has never been this easy.

      Powerful functionality added in v1.9 software

      The Qu series ecosystem is constantly being refined, and v1.9 of the Qu software adds even more functionality. More mic presets for Shure, Sennheiser and Audio-Technica mics are now available, making it easier than ever to dial in great sound fast with any mic in any application. You'll find a ton of advanced iPad control options too, like the ability to patch channels between dSnake, USB, Qu Drive and ME personal monitoring systems. You can set up various User profiles with different levels of permissions, manage your Scene memory, Copy/Paste channel settings, and manage USB devices. And v1.9 adds Windows DAW control support, for all popular Windows platforms.

      Allen & Heath Qu-16 Chrome Edition Digital Mixer Features:

      • Digital mixer with metal-finish controls
      • Automatic Mic Mixing for easier control over conferences and broadcast
      • Built-in touchscreen offers access to channel strips, effects, and more
      • Motorized faders make settings recall easier than ever
      • Use your iPad to take control of key functions of the mixer
      • Features many iLive effects emulations
      • Spectrogram view for finding feedback and problem frequencies fast
      • USB interface for library date, scene storage, and multitrack recording
      • Powered by 5 high-speed dual-core ARM processors
      • Rackmountable with optional rack kit, sold separately (call for assistance)

              Type Digital
              Channels 16
              Inputs - Mic Preamps 16 x XLR
              Phantom Power 16 channels
              Inputs - Line 16 x 1/4", 1 x 1/8" (stereo in)
              Inputs - Other 4 x 1/4" (2 stereo in), 1 x 1/8" TRS (stereo in)
              Inputs - Digital 1 x Ethernet dSnake
              Outputs - Digital 1 x Ethernet dSnake, 1 x XLR AES
              Outputs - Main 2 x XLR (left, right), 2 x 1/4" (2 track out), 2 x 1/4" (alt out)
              Outputs - Other 4 x XLR (mono mix outs), 3 x XLR pairs (stereo mix outs)
              Aux Sends 10 x Aux Sends
              Busses/Groups 16-bus
              Data I/O 1 x Ethernet TCP/IP Network
              USB 1 x Type B, 1 x Type A
              Computer Connectivity 1 x USB Type B
              Headphones 1 x 1/4" TRS
              Faders 16 x 100mm channels, 1 x 100mm master
              EQ Bands Parametric EQ, 28-band graphic EQ
              Effects Reverb, delay, chorus, phaser, flanger (4 x stereo FX returns)
              Talkback 1 x XLR
              DAW Control MIDI DAW control driver for Mac (HUI, Mackie Control)
              Rackmountable Yes
              Height 7.32" (desktop position), 7.48" (rackmounted)
              Depth 19.52" (desktop position), 18.54" (rackmounted)
              Width 17.32"
              Weight 22 lbs.
              Manufacturer Part Number QU16 C