Allen & Heath Qu-16 Chrome

Digital Mixer for Live and Studio

  • 16 Mono inputs via XLR or jack with AnalogIQ preamps
  • 3 Stereo inputs via jack
  • 4 Stereo FX returns
  • 16 Busses
  • 12 Mix outputs: LR, Mono Mix 1-4, Stereo Mix 1-3
  • AES Digital output
  • 4 FX Engines with iLive FX library
  • 4 Mute groups
  • Motor fader
  • Trim, polarity, low cut, gate, insert, 4-band parametric EQ, compressor and delay on all inputs
  • Insert, 4-band parametric EQ, graphic EQ, compressor and delay for main LR and mono mix outputs
  • Qu-Drive: Multitrack recording / playback direct to / from USB drive or hard drive
  • Touchscreen 800 x 480
  • Built-in signal generator
  • dSNAKE Remote Audio Port
  • USB Audio streaming
  • Compatible with ME Personal Mixing System
  • DAW MIDI Control
  • Dimensions: 440 x 500 x 186 mm
  • Weight: 10 kg
  • New firmware version 1.9: Pro Factory microphone presets from Audio-Technica, Sennheiser und Shure, DAW control for Windows, new QU-Control App
  • Corresponding rack mount kit: Article Nr 316215 (not included)
  • Corresponding cover: Article Nr 335744 (not included)
  • Corresponding carrying case: Article Nr 382733 (not included)

Further information

Buses 16
Inputs 16
Channels (max. amount) 22
DCA (Digitally Contr. Amp.) Yes
Card Slot (external) No
Touchscreen Yes
Offline Editing No
Demountable Stagebox No
External Power Supply No
Port For Ext. Power Supply No
19" Rack Unit Yes
Built in Audio player Yes

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Great piece of kit!

Paul8081, 01.01.2016
Despite my first delivery being faulty, lots of pretty lights but no audio, I have no problem giving this desk five stars.
I expected a steeper learning curve going from an analogue desk to digital, but was up and running in no time.

Now to dive into the guts of what this desk will do of course mean some manual reading, but basic in and out to the DAW (Logic Pro X in my case) was quick and painless.
The sound is flawless to my ears, stuff I had already recorded sounded fuller and with more depth and resolution.
The touch screen works well, very responsive and the graphical readouts are useful.

I have now been using the QU16 for some weeks, I did at the start have some problems with glitching, but after changing from having the QU plugged in to a USB Hub to directly into the computer that seems to have been cured and I have had no other issues. I have had no regrets at all and recommend this desk to anyone thinking of buying.
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AVG, 13.04.2014
This is my first digital desk but found the QU really easy to get to grips with. Build quality is solid like you would expect from A&H and it looks good too - received many oohs and aahs on it's first outing! Sound wise, there was noticeably less coloration than previous desks I've used and seemed to be less noise/hiss through the PA when the venue was silent. Best of all, A&H are continuing to add new features with each update so it keeps getting better! Would definitely recommend.
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