- by Frank Hammel
in New Gear
Allen & Heath’s new Qu-16 digital mixer incorporates technologies developed for the company’s GLD and iLive digital mixing systems. The 19" rack mountable unit’s features include 16 mono inputs (TRS + XLR), three stereo inputs (TRS), four stereo FX returns, 16 busses, 12 mix outputs (LR, mono mix 1-4, stereo mix 1-3), four FX engines, AES digital out, fader automation, recallable AnaLOGIQ Preamps, Qu-Drive direct Multitrack Recording / Playback on USB drives, a 800x480 touchscreen, iLive FX library and dSNAKE remote audio port.
The Qu-16 is compatible with ME personal mixing system, there’s a Qu-Pad iPad app, and the mixer also features USB audio streaming and DAW MIDI control along with four mute groups. There are trim, polarity, HPF, gate, insert, 4-band PEQ, compressor and delay on all inputs; insert, 1/3 octave GEQ, compressor and delay on Main LR and Mono Mix outputs; and insert, 4-band PEQ, compressor and delay on Stereo Mix outputs. The mixer also has a built-in signal generator and RTA with Peak Band indication.
For more information, please visit www.allen-heath.com.