Allen & Heath Qu16 Digital Mixer



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Allen & Heath Qu16 Digital Mixer

The Allen & Heath Qu16 is a powerful compact digital mixer with built-in graphic and parametric equalizers, effects, compressors, gates, and more.  With 18 XLR inputs and 12 XLR Outputs, this mixer is capable of handling any small band or DJ events with ease. The chrome edition of the Allen & Heath Qu-16C Rackmountable Digital Mixer is a 16-channel digital mixer and USB audio interface designed for live and installed sound as well as studio use. The chrome edition adds high-contrast chrome rotary and fader knobs that improve visibility in dark conditions, as well as a number of software enhancements from the updated firmware (V1.8). It features 16 mic- or line-selectable inputs and 3 stereo line inputs. It’s 16 analogic microphone preamps have digitally recallable settings that can be saved and recalled for future sessions.

The Qu-16 has a variety of output options, including 4 mono XLR mix outputs, 3 XLR stereo-pair mix outputs, an alternative TRS stereo-pair mix output, a TRS stereo-pair 2-track output, and a 2-channel AES digital output. The Qu-16 has 16 busses as well as 4 stereo effects returns and offers a variety of routing options and controls. It has a 5″ 800×480 resolution touchscreen that displays your metering and RTA views, effects tracks, processing, routing, and saved scenes.

The 16 tracks are controllable with the 16 100mm motorized faders. Built-in processing allows you to EQ, compress, gate, switch polarity, and apply a delay to all 16 tracks. All of your settings can be saved as a scene and recalled later for a quick setup. Thanks to its internal convertors, the Qu-16 is also a USB audio interface and can record to any Core Audio-compatible software on your Mac. You can also record to and playback audio from an external USB hard drive. It is compatible with the Qu-Pad iPad app that allows you to control your mix with your iPad over a connected wireless network. The Qu-16 unit itself can be rack-mounted or set up on a desk.


  • Pro Factory Mic Presets co-developed with leading microphone manufacturers including Shure, Sennheiser, and Audio-Technica
  • DAW Templates online for users of Cubase, Logic X, and Pro Tools
  • Updated iPad app functionality
  • Windows Daw Control app

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