Allen & Heath ZED-18 - 18-Channel Recording and Live Sound Mixer with USB Connection
USB Connection for Mac and PC
10 Mono Input Channels
4 Stereo Input Channels
3-Band EQ Section with MusiQ
Four AUX Sends
Includes Cakewalk Sonar LE Software
The Allen and Heath ZED-18 Mixing Console is a flexible, compact mixing desk for today's home studio, project recording and small live sound reinforcement applications. The ZED-18 features 18 inputs comprised of 10 mono and 4 stereo channels. The mono inputs provide high quality microphone preamps and three-band EQ. The ZED-18 features a USB connector for direct integration with Mac and Windows computers and a copy of Sonar LE recording software is included.
A USB connection provides direct connection to Mac and Windows computers. Sonar LE recording software is also included.
10 Mono Inputs
There are 10 mono channels with line and microphone input connections.
Four Stereo Inputs
The four stereo channels feature stereo-paired 1/4" phone connectors for stereo devices such as recorders, effects, keyboards, etc.
Flexible MusiQ EQ Section
ZED-18 features a responsive 3-band, swept mid frequency EQ design which utilizes MusiQ - with optimized slope (or Q factor) for equalizing individual instruments.
Inserts on all mono channels and stereo output provide flexible routing and control to outboard processors, effects, monitors, etc.
Balanced Outputs The main output section feature a pair of balanced XLR connectors
Total # Of Inputs18Mic/Line Inputs3-pin XLR Balanced Microphone x10 1/4" Phone Balanced Line x10Stereo Line InputsST1 - ST4 1/4" Phone L/R StereoIn-Line Inputs/ReturnsNoAUX Sends1/4" TRS Phone x4AUX Returns1/4" TRS Phone x4Inserts1/4 TRS Phone x12 (Mono chs and Main Stereo Out)BUS (Group) OutputsNo2 Trk Master I/OMain Output: Balanced 3-pin XLRALT I/OUSB Connector 1/4" Phone Mono OutMonitor OutputsRCA Stereo Phono - ALT Out RCA Stereo Phono - REC OutEQ Section3-Band with Mid Sweep On all Mono Channels 2-Band On Stereo ChannelsSolo/MuteMute and PFL SoloChannel Level Control100mm FaderTrim/Gain ControlRotary ControlPhantom Power+48V Switched GloballyMetering12 Segment Peak LEDsFrequency ResponseMic in to Mix L/R Out, 30dB gain: +0.5/-1dB 20Hz to 20kHz Line in to Mix L/R out 0dB gain: +0.5/-1dB 10Hz to 30kHz Stereo in to Mix L/R out: +0.5/-1dB 10Hz to 30kHzHeadroomAnalogue Headroom from nominal (0Vu): 21dB USB in & out headroom from nominal (0Vu): 14dBSignal-to-Noise RatioMic Pre EIN @ max gain 150R input Z 22-22kHz: -127dBu Mix L/R out, L/R faders = 0, 22-22kHz: -86dBuTotal Harmonic Distortion (THD)Mic in to Mix L/R Out, 0dB gain 1kHz +10dBu out: 0. 004% Mic in to Mix L/R Out, 30dB gain 1kHz: 0. 014% Line in to Mix L/R out 0dB gain 0dBu 1kHz: 0. 005% Stereo in to Mix L/R out 0dB gain +10dBu 1kHz: 0. 003%USBUSB Audio In/Out: USB 1.1 compliant 16-bit Sample Rate: 32, 44.1, or 48kHzDimensions (WxHxD)18.3 x 3.85 x 18.3" (464 x 98 x 465mm)Weight18.7 lb (8.5 kg)