Allen & Heath ZED-16FX Live and Studio Mixer

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AH-ZED16FX
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Allen & Heath 16-channel mixer with built-in effects

ZED-16FX is ideal for groups who need to travel light. It gives musicians, venues and hire companies access to 10 full mono channels, 3 stereo channels and a high quality FX unit in a compact, rack mountable format. Configurable USB audio in/out makes it easy to capture stereo recordings.

  • 10 mono mic/line inputs
  • 3 stereo channels with 2-band EQ
  • 16 internal time-delay effects
  • Neutrik mic XLRs
  • Neutrik 1/4 inch jacks
  • Channel insert
  • Super wide gain DuoPreTM mic line input
  • 3 band EQ with MusiQ
  • 2 pre-fade Aux sends
  • 1 post-fade Aux send
  • 1 internal FX send
  • Illuminated mute
  • Sound image pan
  • Illuminated PFL & peak warning indicator
  • ALPS 100mm faders
  • Stereo returns & playback
  • All inputs with level control
  • 12 bar meters
  • Mono/stereo function on auxes 1&2
  • Monitor output section
  • Alt stereo output source
  • Configurable USB stereo audio in/out
  • Rack ears available

Getting audio to and from a computer easily is now a common requirement for live sound and music production. The way this has been implemented on ZED is super-flexible and super-easy! No longer do you need to fiddle around the back of your PC to get to the soundcard inputs, only to find that the levels are all wrong and noisy. Just plug in a USB lead to your ZED, select the USB routing on the mixer and the device on your computer and that’s it! CD quality audio to and from your PC or Mac. Switches and connection through jack socket terminals provide different send/return configurations:-

Send options

  • Main Mix Left + Right (Post-fade)
  • Main Mix Left + Right (Pre-Fade)
  • Auxes 1-2
  • Auxes 3-4

Return options

  • 1) To Stereo 3 channel

Musiq
ZED-16FX features a responsive 3-band, swept mid frequency EQ design which utilises MusiQ – with optimised slope (or Q factor) for equalising individual instruments.

ZED-FX
ZED-16FX has an essential selection of 16 time-delay effects, designed for small groups who don’t want to carry around an effects unit with their gear but who still want great quality FX at their gigs and on their recordings. Our DSP engineers worked hard, crafting and refining beautiful reverb algorithms to enhance every performance. These effects are available nowhere else at this price point – this quality and integration is only available from the ZED-FX. ZED effects are easily controlled using 3 buttons with 9 display LEDs. For example, the ideal delay time can be quickly tapped-in, or the perfect amount of reverb on the lead vocal can be dialled-in. There is one-stop navigation and editing – in fact, it’s just as easy as using effects pedals. To alter effects parameters, the TAP button is held down and the up/down buttons pressed to adjust the specific parameter for that effect, for example, the decay length on PLATE, or the depth on CHORUS.

Duopre
Based on the proven pre-amps from the hugely successful PA series, ZED-16FX has DuoPre pre-amps, which use a two stage design, with carefully controlled amounts of gain in each stage. When amplifying the signal from the XLR input, the gain range is huge – 69dB of range to be exact – and is very evenly distributed around the gain control, meaning better control of signal level. Most of the gain comes from the first stage, so unwanted noise is kept to a minimum. Line level signals are simply plugged into the second stage of the pre-amp by using the line input jack socket, which has the great advantage of less noise when using the line input and also matching to a higher input impedance.

Based on the proven pre-amps from the hugely successful PA series, ZED-16FX has DuoPre pre-amps, which use a two stage design, with carefully controlled amounts of gain in each stage. When amplifying the signal from the XLR input, the gain range is huge – 69dB of range to be exact – and is very evenly distributed around the gain control, meaning better control of signal level. Most of the gain comes from the first stage, so unwanted noise is kept to a minimum. Line level signals are simply plugged into the second stage of the pre-amp by using the line input jack socket, which has the great advantage of less noise when using the line input and also matching to a higher input impedance.

More Information
SKU AH-ZED16FX
MPN AH-ZED16FX
Manufacturer Allen & Heath
Condition New
Included from Manufacturer Power supply
Mixer Type Analog
Audio Inputs (10) XLR Mic/Line (Ch. 1-10)
(10) 1/4" Line (Ch. 1-10)
(4) 1/4" Line - L,R (Ch. 11-16)
(1) RCA Stereo - 2-Track In
Audio Outputs (2) XLR Main
(1) 1/4" Mono
(2) Dual RCA Stereo
(1) 1/4" Headphone
(1) 1/8" Headphone
Effects Delays, Reverbs, Chorus
Aux/Effect Sends (2) Pre
(1) Post
(1) FX Post
Channel Inserts 10
Phantom Power Global
Main EQ 3-band EQ with MusiQ
Audio Recording No
Storage Type USB
Connectivity USB
Rackmountable Yes
Width 18.3"
Depth 18.3"
Height 3.9"
Product Weight 18.7 lbs

Limited One Year Manufacturer’s Warranty
Allen & Heath warrants the Allen &Heath -branded hardware product and accessories contained in the original packaging ("Allen & Heath Product”) against defects in materials and workmanship when used in accordance with Allen & Heath's user manuals, technical specifications and other Allen & Heath product published guidelines for a period of ONE (1) YEAR from the date of original purchase by the end-user purchaser ("Warranty Period"). This warranty does not apply to any non-Allen & Heath branded hardware products or any software, even if packaged or sold with Allen & Heath hardware. Please refer to the licensing agreement accompanying the software for details of your rights with respect to the use of software (“EULA”).

Repair or replacement under the terms of the warranty does not provide right to extension or renewal of the warranty period. Repair or direct replacement of the product under the terms of this warranty may be fulfilled with functionally equivalent service exchange units. This warranty is not transferable. This warranty will be the purchaser’s sole and exclusive remedy and neither Allen & Heath nor its approved service centres shall be liable for any incidental or consequential damages or breach of any express or implied warranty of this product.

Conditions of Warranty
The equipment has not been subject to misuse either intended or accidental, neglect, or alteration other than as described in the User Guide or Service Manual, or approved by Allen & Heath. The warranty does not cover fader wear and tear. Any necessary adjustment, alteration or repair has been carried out by an authorised Allen & Heath distributor or agent. The defective unit is to be returned carriage prepaid to the place of purchase, an authorised Allen & Heath distributor or agent with proof of purchase. Please discuss this with the distributor or the agent before shipping. Units returned should be packed in the original carton to avoid transit damage.

DISCLAIMER: Allen & Heath shall not be liable for the loss of any saved/stored data in products that are either repaired or replaced. Check with your Allen & Heath distributor or agent for any additional warranty information which may apply. If further assistance is required please contact Allen & Heath Ltd. Any changes or modifications to the equipment not approved by Allen & Heath could void the compliance of the product and therefore the user’s authority to operate it.

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