Allen & Heath ZED-R16 Recording Console with 16-Channels and Firewire Interface

Allen & Heath ZED-R16 Recording Console with 16-Channels and Firewire Interface

Allen & Heath ZED-R16 Recording Console with 16-Channels and Firewire Interface

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Product Highlights

  • 18+18 Firewire I/O
  • 16+16 ADAT I/O
  • 16 Channel Inputs
  • 4 Dedicated Stereo Inputs
  • MIDI Machine Control
  • 4-Band EQ with Midrange Sweep
  • 4 Auxiliary Sends
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  • 1Description

The Allen & Heath ZED-R16 Firewire Recording Console delivers a host of coveted features that addresses the demands of today's producers and digital recording engineers. The mixer features 16 mono channels with integrated Firewire I/O, stereo bus with Firewire I/O, 16-channel ADAT I/O, 4 dedicated MIDI channels and MIDI transport controls.

The integrated Firewire and ADAT I/O provide dedicated digital signal routing per channel and eliminate the need for a dedicated audio interface. Signals may be routed pre or post EQ and pre or post insert points, maximizing routing flexibility. Two extra Firewire channels are dedicated to the stereo bus for mix down and stereo return from software.

There are 16 low-noise, transparent microphone preamps, each with its own +48V phantom power switch. Each channel features a powerful EQ with two swept, fully parametric mids, and high and low shelving. In addition to all this, the ZED-R16 features 2 dedicated pre-fader auxiliary sends, 2 post-fader auxiliary sends a fully functional monitoring section and robust construction that's sure to withstand demanding professional recording environments, project and home studios.

Firewire and ADAT I/O
A dedicated sound-card features Firewire and ADAT digital I/O per channel. Additional Firewire I/O are provided on the stereo bus.
16 Dedicated Channels
The ZED-R16 is comprised of 16 channels with 4 dedicated stereo channels.
MIDI Control and Transport Integration
Four dedicated MIDI control faders are features, however all 16 faders on the ZED-16 are capable of MIDI control. There are also dedicated transport controls and assignable pot controls for software manipulation.
Powerful EQ
Each channel features a fully parametric EQ section with two sweepable mids.
Low-Noise Mic Preamps
16 dedicated fully tranparent microphone preamps feature individual +48V phantom power switches.
In the Box
Allen & Heath ZED-R16 Recording Console with 16-Channels and Firewire Interface
  • Power Cable
  • 6-Pin to 6-Pin Firewire Cable
  • 6-Pin to 4-Pin Firewire Cable
  • Sonar LE Software
  • 1 Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Total # Of Inputs 24
    Mic/Line Inputs 16 Balanced XLR Mic
    16 Balanced 1/4" Phone Line
    Stereo Line Inputs 4 L/R Balanced 1/4" Phone and RCA Phono
    In-Line Inputs/Returns Firewire I/O (mono chs 1 - 16)
    ADAT I/O (mono chs 1 - 16)
    Firewire I/O (stereo bus)
    AUX Sends 2 Pre-Fader - 1/4" Phone 2 Post-Fader - 1/4" Phone
    AUX Returns No
    Inserts 1/4" TRS Phone:
    Mono chs, stereo bus
    BUS (Group) Outputs Stereo Bus Output Only
    2 Trk Master I/O 2 Track 1 Out- L/R Balanced XLR
    2 Track 2 Out- L/R Balanced 1/4" Phone
    2 Track 1 In - L/R RCA Phono
    2 Track 2 In - L/R Balanced 1/4" Phone
    ALT I/O No
    Monitor Outputs CRM L/R - Balanced 1/4" Phone
    ALT L/R - Balanced 1/4" Phone
    Studio Out 1 L/R - Balanced 1/4" Phone
    Studio Out 2 L/R - Balanced 1/4" Phone
    EQ Section 4-Band EQ with 2 Sweepable Mid Range
    Solo/Mute Mute, PFL and L/R Switches
    Channel Level Control 60mm Fader
    Trim/Gain Control Rotary Pot Controls
    Phantom Power +48V Individually Swicthed
    Metering 12-Segment Peak LED
    Frequency Response Mic In to Mix L/R Out, 30dB gain - 20Hz to 140kHz (+/- 0.5dB)
    Line In to Mix L/R Out, 0dB gain - 20KHz to 20kHz (+/- 0.5dB)
    Stereo In to Mix L/R Out - 20Hz to 20kHz (+/- 0.5dB)
    Dynamic Range Not Specified By Manufacturer
    Signal-to-Noise Ratio -88dB (-84dBu)
    Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) 0.0025%
    (Mic in to Mix L/R Out, 6dB gain 1kHz +10dBu out)
    Power Supply Consumption 48W
    Dimensions (WxHxD) 27.7 x 3.7 x 18.3" (704 x 93 x 465mm)
    Weight 29lbs (13.15 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 41.0 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 33.0 x 24.0 x 9.5"

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