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Allen & Heath GL3800M 48 Channel 8 Bus Sound Reinforcement Console

B&H # ALGL3800848A MFR # AH-GL3800M-848A
Allen & Heath GL3800M 48 Channel 8 Bus Sound Reinforcement Console


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  • 48 Channels
  • 8 Buss Outputs
  • 12x4 Matrix Mixer
  • 10 Aux Sends
  • 4-Band, 2-Sweep EQ
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You Pay: $9,299.00

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The Allen & Heath GL3800M is a dual function sound reinforcement console for mid-size and large format sound reinforcement applications. The GL3800M's dual function design is capable of both Front-of-House (FOH) and monitor mixing. Available in a variety of chassis sizes and channel inputs, this model features 48 mono input channels .

8-bus outputs feature pan control for Left, Center and Right channel output routing, 10 Aux sends provide plenty of routing to effects, signal processors and monitors. A fully featured 12x4 matrix mixer provides further routing flexibility and is suitable for in-ear monitor feeds and additional monitor mixing applications.

A highly responsive 4-band, 2-sweep EQ section is located at every input channel for professional, noise-free signal contouring. Additional features include direct outputs, inserts for routing external signal processors, 100Hz high pass filters, Sys-Link V2 console linking option and 4-pin lamp sockets.

The GL3800M incorporates the craftsmanship and reliability synonymous with Allen & Heath consoles, this console is more than suitable for FOH mixing in concert halls, houses-of-worship, auditoriums, touring shows and much more.

48 Total Inputs
The GL3800M is configured in a variety of input and chassis sizes, this version features 48 mono inputs .
Left / Right / Center Output Channels
The main output section consists of Left / Center / Right output channels for flexible FOH or monitor mixing.
8 Bus Outputs
8 sub group outputs provide flexible routing to monitors, recorders, etc.
10 Aux Sends
10 auxiliary sends are provided, in monitor mode all 10 aux sends are routed to channels providing fader control, XLR and 1/4" output, muting capability and more.
12 x 4 Matrix Mixer
A fully functional 12 x 4 matrix mixer is suitable for in-ear "more me" monitor mixing applications.
Direct Outputs
All input channels feature direct outputs. Direct outputs are ideal for routing channel signal to multitrack recorders.
High Quality Mic Preamps
Allen & Heath incorporate high quality, low noise microphone preamps that provide warm signal, maximum headroom and low signal-to-noise ratio.
Total # Of Inputs 48
Mic/Line Inputs 48 - 1/4" TRS Phone
48 - Balanced 3-pin XLR
Stereo Line Inputs Not Applicable
In-Line Inputs/Returns Stereo Inputs if Available
AUX Sends 10 Aux Sends - 1/4" TRS Phone
AUX Returns refer to ST1 - ST4 stereo inputs
Inserts All mono channels, aux sends, main outputs and group outputs
BUS (Group) Outputs 8 - 1/4" TRS Phone shared with AUX sends
2 Trk Master I/O Monitor Out: L/R 1/4" TRS Phone
Main Out: Left / Center / Right Output 3-pin Balanced XLR
ALT I/O Matrix In: 1/4" Phone x4
Matrix Out: 1/4" Phone x4
Monitor Outputs Monitor Out: L/R 1/4" Phone
EQ Section Mono EQ:
HF Shelving +/-15dB, 12kHz
HM Peaking/dip +/-15dB, 500Hz to 15kHz, Q=1.8
LM Peaking/dip +/-15dB, 35Hz to 15kHz, Q=1.8
LF Shelving +/- 15dB, 80Hz
Stereo EQ:
HF Shelving +/-15dB, 12kHz
HM Peaking/dip +/-15dB, 2.5kHz, Q=1.8
LM Peaking/dip +/-15dB, 250Hz, Q=1.8
LF Shelving +/- 15dB, 80Hz
Solo/Mute Mute / PFL on all channels
Channel Level Control 100mm faders
Trim/Gain Control Sealed Rotary Potentiometers
Phantom Power +48V Phantom Power (all mono channels)
Metering Integral meterpod with 11 LED-illuminated, moving coil VU meters
Wide angle LED channel and master meters
Dedicated stereo monitor meters
Frequency Response 20Hz to 50kHz +/-0.5dB
Dynamic Range Not Specified by Manufacturer
Signal-to-Noise Ratio Mic EIN -128dB
Residual output noise < -96dBu (-100dB S/N)
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) Mic to mix out < 0.003%
Power Supply External RPS11 IEC Input
External Input for optional RPS11 backup supply
Dimensions (WxHxD) 70.5 x 10.8 x 27.4" (1791 x 275 x 691mm)
Weight 132 lbs (60 kg)
Allen & Heath GL3800M 48 Channel 8 Bus Sound Reinforcement Console
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