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Allen & Heath ZED-18 Live and Studio Mixer

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AH-ZED18
$849.99

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Allen & Heath 18-channel multipurpose USB mixer

ZED-18 has an incredibly advanced feature-set for a mixer at this level – it gives musicians, venues and hire companies access to 10 full mono channels and 4 stereo channels in a compact, rack mountable format. Configurable USB audio in/out makes it easy to capture stereo recordings.

  • 10 mono channels
  • Neutrik mic XLR
  • Neutrik 1/4 inch jacks
  • Channel insert
  • Super wide gain ‘DuoPre’ mic line input
  • 3 band EQ with MusiQ
  • 4 auxes
  • Illuminated mute
  • Sound image pan
  • Illuminated PFL and peak warning indicator
  • ALPS 100mm faders
  • 4 stereo channels with 2-band EQ
  • Stereo returns and playback
  • All inputs with level control
  • 12 bar meters
  • Mono/stereo function on auxes 1 and 2
  • Monitor output section
  • Alt stereo output source
  • Configurable USB stereo audio in/out
  • Global +48V phantom power
  • Rack ears available

USB AUDIO FLEXIBILITY
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
  • To Stereo 3 channel

MUSIQ
ZED-18 features a responsive 3-band, swept mid frequency EQ design which utilises MusiQ – with optimised slope (or Q factor) for equalising individual instruments.

DUOPRE
Based on the proven pre-amps from the hugely successful PA series, ZED-18 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-ZED18
MPN AH-ZED18
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)
(8) 1/4" Line - L,R (Ch. 11/12-17/18)
(1) RCA Stereo
USB Stereo
Audio Outputs (2) XLR Main
(1) 1/4" TRS Mono
(1) 1/4" Headphone
(2) RCA Rec/Alt
Aux/Effect Sends (2) Pre
(1) Post
(1) Post/FX
Channel Inserts (2) 1/4"
Phantom Power Global 48V phantom power
Main EQ 3-band EQ with MusiQ
Faders (16) 11mm
Audio Recording Stereo over USB
Connectivity USB
Rackmountable Yes
Width 18.3"
Depth 18.3"
Height 3.85"
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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  • Ground shipping is FREE for all orders $99 and up.
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  • See below for transit day estimates. Please note, these are estimates and are not guaranteed.

Though forcasting shipping times has become increasingly difficult, general FedEx package estimated transit days are as follows:

  • Upper Midwest: 1-3 days
  • Central US, South East US, and East Coast: 2-4 days
  • West Central US: 3-5 days
  • West Coast: 4-6 days
  • Alaska & Hawaii: 7+ days
All transit times are based in business days. Please allow 7-10 business days for most freight shipments. Business days are Monday through Friday and do not include public holidays and weekends (Saturday/Sunday.) For questions regarding estimates to your specific location, please contact us at [email protected] or 800-783-3368.

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