The Allen and Heath Zed 16 FX Mixer is a versatile and feature-packed solution designed for live sound and music production. With its USB audio flexibility, MusiQ equalization, ZED-FX effects, and DuoPre pre-amps, this mixer offers outstanding performance and convenience. Whether you're a live sound engineer, musician, or recording enthusiast, the Zed 16 FX will exceed your expectations.
USB Audio Flexibility:
- Easily connect your mixer to a computer via USB for seamless audio transfer.
- Select USB routing on the mixer and your device to enjoy CD-quality audio to and from your PC or Mac.
- No more hassle with incorrect levels or noisy inputs—this mixer makes it simple and efficient.
- The Zed 16 FX features a responsive 3-band EQ with swept mid frequencies, incorporating MusiQ technology.
- Enjoy optimized slope (Q factor) for precise equalization of individual instruments.
- Achieve exceptional sound quality and tailor your mix to perfection.
- Benefit from 16 high-quality time-delay effects built directly into the mixer.
- Crafted by skilled DSP engineers, these effects provide professional-grade reverb algorithms that enhance every performance.
- Control the effects easily using the intuitive interface with 3 buttons and 9 display LEDs—just like using effects pedals.
- The Zed 16 FX incorporates DuoPre pre-amps based on the renowned PA series.
- Utilizing a two-stage design, these pre-amps offer precise control over gain, ensuring optimal signal levels.
- With an impressive gain range of 69dB, you can amplify XLR inputs with exceptional clarity while minimizing unwanted noise.
Included Cakewalk SONAR LE:
- Start recording your own music right away with the Zed 16 FX and the bundled Cakewalk SONAR LE software.
- Enhance your music production experience with cutting-edge instruments, effects, and creative tools.
- Record a stereo mix, build songs by recording tracks individually, or use the USB port and software as an effects loop.
Specs at a Glance:
- 10 mono mic/line inputs for versatile connectivity.
- 3 stereo channels with 2-band EQ for precise control over stereo sources.
- 16 internal time-delay effects to add depth and dimension to your sound.
- Neutrik mic XLRs and 1/4-inch jacks for reliable and high-quality connections.
- Channel insert for integrating external processing equipment.
- Super wide gain DuoPre mic line input with excellent signal control.
- 3-band EQ with MusiQ for fine-tuning your audio.
- 2 pre-fade Aux sends and 1 post-fade Aux send for flexible monitoring and effects routing.
- 1 internal FX send for easy integration of built-in effects.
- Illuminated mute, sound image pan, and PFL & peak warning indicator for convenient monitoring.
- ALPS 100mm faders for precise control over channel levels.
- Stereo returns and playback for seamless integration with external devices.
- All inputs with level control for comprehensive sound management.
- 12 bar meters for accurate visual feedback of signal levels.
- Mono/stereo function on auxes 1&2 for versatile routing options.
- Monitor output section for enhanced monitoring capabilities.
- Alt stereo output source for added versatility in signal routing.
- Configurable USB stereo audio in/out for seamless integration with your computer.
- Rack ears available for convenient installation in your studio or rack setup.