Call Us: 020 8579 0144

Allen and Heath Qu16

Be the first to review this product

We are here to help!
020 8579 0144
Digital Mixer for Live and Studio 16 Mono Inputs, 3 Stereo Inputs, and 12 Mix Outputs 4 FX Engines Motorised Faders Multi-Track Recording and Playback to/from USB See more product details
£1,499.00

Availability: Out of stock

Call us for the
latest availability
020 8579 0144
Rent from £75.00 / day

Free next day delivery

On all orders over £100

Keep browsing or just give us a call: 020 8579 0144. We are here to help!

Qu-16 takes compact digital mixing to a new level with innovative design and exceptional functionality combining to create a superb professional mixing experience.

Bristling with all the features you’d expect from a top of the range digital console and incorporating technologies pioneered on our GLD and iLive digital mixing systems, Qu-16 has the power and pedigree to deliver class-leading audio performance.

Whether you’re switching from analogue or updating your digital desk, it’s time to experience the new digital with Qu-16.

AnalogiQ Preamps

Qu-16’s sixteen AnalogiQTM total recall preamps feature zero crossing detection and an advanced padless 1dB step gain stage, closely allied to the DSP for optimal gain accuracy and audio transparency. The analogue signal is captured by high class, low latency 24bit analogue to digital converters matched to high quality 24bit digital to analogue converters to deliver the required outputs. The AnalogiQTM design has been refined over many months to offer superb transparency, minimal distortion and an ultra-low noise floor, with a warm, musical sound that is missing from some digital consoles.

The Mixing Experience

Having massive processing power and advanced functionality is great, but it counts for nothing if you can’t access the controls you need in a heartbeat. Once you start using Qu-16 you’ll sense the years of research into ergonomics and the hands-on mixing experience that our team has drawn upon to deliver a wonderfully natural layout and workflow. It’s not about recreating an analogue interface, it’s about creating an experience that’s fluid, comfortable and intuitive for novices, digital natives and old school road warriors alike, making all the benefits of digital mixing technology readily accessible to all.

Touch Control

The 800 x 480, sixteen million colour Touchscreen and its dedicated data encoder form the heart of the Qu-16 interface, providing super-fast, easy access to all settings. The user-friendly interface has been designed with clarity in mind. Dedicated keys and screen tabs quickly guide you to meter and RTA views, FX racks, channel processing, USB audio control, scenes, setup menus and much more.

The SuperStrip

All your key processing tools are presented in a clean layout on the SuperStrip, with 1 function per physical control. The SuperStrip is complemented by an onscreen Touch Channel for intuitive access to full processing parameters without clutter or complex menu structures. Processing for Mono and Stereo inputs includes trim, polarity, HPF, gate, insert, 4 band PEQ, compressor and delay. The main LR and the Mono mixes have controls for Insert, 1/3 octave GEQ, compressor and delay. The Stereo mixes provide Insert, 4-band PEQ, compressor, delay and balance control.

Fader Automation

Moving faders started as an expensive option in the studio desks of the 80s, and later became the norm with the advent of digital technology. Nevertheless some entry-level digital mixers lack this precious commodity which is a fundamental part of the Total Recall approach. Fader automation is essential for rapid mixing, especially when you’re dealing with multiple monitor mixes – just press a mix key and the faders immediately fly to the send levels for that mix. Qu-16 features 17 motorized ALPS faders, 16 arranged over 2 layers, allowing instant access to all channels and masters in a compact space, plus a dedicated master fader which dynamically follows the mix selection. A third, Custom layer is available for ad-hoc user strip layout, where any combination of Inputs, FX Sends, FX Returns and Mix masters can be assigned.

  • 16 Mono Inputs (TRS + XLR)
  • 3 Stereo Inputs (TRS)
  • 4 Stereo FX Returns
  • 16 Busses
  • 12 Mix Outputs (LR, Mono Mix 1-4, Stereo Mix 1-3)
  • 4 FX Engines
  • AES Digital Out
  • 19” Rack Mountable
  • Moving Faders
  • Recallable AnaLOGIQ Preamps
  • Qu-Drive direct Multitrack Recording / Playback on USB drives
  • 800×480 Touchscreen
  • iLive FX Library
  • dSNAKE Remote Audio Port
  • Compatible with ME Personal Mixing System
  • Qu-Pad iPad App
  • USB Audio Streaming
  • DAW MIDI Control
  • 4 Mute Groups
  • Trim, polarity, HPF, gate, insert, 4-band PEQ, compressor and delay on all Inputs
  • Insert, 4-band PEQ, 1/3 octave GEQ, compressor and delay on all Mix outputs
  • Built-in Signal Generator
  • RTA with Peak Band indication
Measured balanced: XLR in to XLR out, 0dB gain, 0dBu input
Dynamic Range: 112 dB
System Signal to Noise: 90 dB (@+4dBu, 22Hz ? 22kHz)
Frequency Response: +0/?0.5dB 20Hz to 20kHz
Headroom: +18dB
Internal operating Level: 0dBu
dBFS Alignment: +18dBu = 0dBFS (+22dBu at XLR output)
Meter Calibration: 0dB meter = ?18dBFS (+4dBu at XLR out)
Meter Peak indication: ?3dBFS (+19dBu at XLR out), multi sensing
Meter Signal indication: ?48dBFS (?26dBu at XLR out)
Main meter Type: 12 LED, Fast (peak) response
Strip meter Type: 3 LED, Fast (peak) response
Sampling Rate: 48kHz +/?100PPM
ADC: 24?bit Delta?Sigma
DAC: 24?bit Delta?Sigma
Latency: 1.2 ms (local XLR in to XLR out)
0.7 ms (local XLR in to AES out)
£1,499.00
Rent from £75.00 / day

Free next day delivery

On all orders over £100

Customer Reviews

Add your review and you could win £100 gift voucher!!

Only registered users can write reviews. Please, log in or register