Allen & Heath Qu SB Portable Digital Mixing Console

Allen & Heath Qu SB Portable Digital Mixing Console

  • 16 Mic/Line Inputs
  • 12 Mix Outputs
  • 32x32 USB Recording Interface
  • iPad App for Wireless Mixing
  • Up to 38 Inputs via dSNAKE
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Designed to accommodate a wide variety of live-sound reinforcement and recording scenarios, the Allen & Heath Qu-SB is an 18-in/14-out rack-mountable, console-less digital mixer that doubles as a 32x32 USB recording interface.

Featuring 16 of the company's recallable AnalogiQ microphone preamps, and powered by a 5-core ARM processor, the Qu-SB provides a variety of integrated effects and processing, including channel-independent 4-band parametric EQs, compressors, delay, and reverb.

The mixer is compatible with both the ME Personal Mixing System and dSNAKE digital connectivity system from Allen & Heath, which allows for up to 38 inputs. The Qu-SB is designed to be used with the Qu-Pad app, allowing you to use your iPad to mix from anywhere in the venue when connected to a wireless network.

    Features:

    • 16 Mono Inputs (TRS + XLR)
    • 1 Stereo Input (TRS)
    • 12 on-board Mix Outputs (LR, Mono Mix 1-4, Stereo Mix 1-3)
    • 1 Stereo Matrix Out (TRS)
    • Qu-32 Core inside (32 Mono + 3 Stereo Input Channels)
    • Up to 11 Monitor Mixes (4 mono + 7 stereo)
    • 4 FX Engines
    • 4 FX Sends/Returns
    • 4 Mute Groups
    • 4 DCA Groups
    • Recallable AnaLOGIQ Preamps
    • iLive FX Library
    • dSNAKE Remote Audio Port expansion up to 38 inputs
    • Automatic Mic Mixer
    • 32×32 USB Audio Interface
    • Qu-Drive direct Multitrack Recording/Playback on USB drives
    • Compatible with ME Personal Mixing System
    • Qu-Pad iPad App
    • Qu-You iPhone/Android personal monitoring app
    • Trim, polarity, HPF, gate, insert/ducker, 4-band PEQ, compressor and delay on all Inputs
    • Insert, 1/3 octave GEQ, 4-band PEQ, compressor and delay on all Mix outputs
    • Built-in Signal Generator
    • RTA with Peak Band indication
    • 19” Rack Mountable with optional rack ears

    Designed to accommodate a wide variety of live-sound reinforcement and recording scenarios, the Allen & Heath Qu-SB is an 18-in/14-out rack-mountable, console-less digital mixer that doubles as a 32x32 USB recording interface.

    Featuring 16 of the company's recallable AnalogiQ microphone preamps, and powered by a 5-core ARM processor, the Qu-SB provides a variety of integrated effects and processing, including channel-independent 4-band parametric EQs, compressors, delay, and reverb.

    The mixer is compatible with both the ME Personal Mixing System and dSNAKE digital connectivity system from Allen & Heath, which allows for up to 38 inputs. The Qu-SB is designed to be used with the Qu-Pad app, allowing you to use your iPad to mix from anywhere in the venue when connected to a wireless network.

      Features:

      • 16 Mono Inputs (TRS + XLR)
      • 1 Stereo Input (TRS)
      • 12 on-board Mix Outputs (LR, Mono Mix 1-4, Stereo Mix 1-3)
      • 1 Stereo Matrix Out (TRS)
      • Qu-32 Core inside (32 Mono + 3 Stereo Input Channels)
      • Up to 11 Monitor Mixes (4 mono + 7 stereo)
      • 4 FX Engines
      • 4 FX Sends/Returns
      • 4 Mute Groups
      • 4 DCA Groups
      • Recallable AnaLOGIQ Preamps
      • iLive FX Library
      • dSNAKE Remote Audio Port expansion up to 38 inputs
      • Automatic Mic Mixer
      • 32×32 USB Audio Interface
      • Qu-Drive direct Multitrack Recording/Playback on USB drives
      • Compatible with ME Personal Mixing System
      • Qu-Pad iPad App
      • Qu-You iPhone/Android personal monitoring app
      • Trim, polarity, HPF, gate, insert/ducker, 4-band PEQ, compressor and delay on all Inputs
      • Insert, 1/3 octave GEQ, 4-band PEQ, compressor and delay on all Mix outputs
      • Built-in Signal Generator
      • RTA with Peak Band indication
      • 19” Rack Mountable with optional rack ears

      Inputs
      Mic/Line Inputs Balanced, XLR and 1/4" TRS jacks, fully recallable
      Input Sensitivity: -60 to +5 dBu / -50 to +15 dBu (XLR / TRS)
      Analog Gain: -5 to +60 dB, 1 dB steps
      Maximum Input Level: +19 / +29 dBu
      Input Impedance: >5 kOhms (XLR), >10 kOhms (TRS)
      THD+N, Unity Gain 0 dB: 0.0005%, -89 dBu (20 Hz to 20 kHz, direct out @ 0 dBu, 1 kHz)
      THD+N, Mid Gain +30 dB: 0.001%, -83 dBu (20 Hz to 20 kHz, direct out @ 0 dBu, 1 kHz)
      Stereo Line Inputs ST1 Connector: Balanced, 1/4" (6.3 mm) TRS jacks, half-normalled
      Input Sensitivity (ST1): +4 /0 dBu, nominal
      Trim: ±24 dB
      Maximum Input Level (ST1): +22 /+18 dBu
      Input Impedance: >7 kOhms
      Outputs
      Line Outputs Mix 1 to 10 & LR Out: Balanced XLR
      Output Impedance: <75 Ohms
      Nominal Output: +4 dBu = 0 dB meter reading
      Maximum Output Level: +22 dBu
      Residual Output Noise: -90 dBu (muted, 20 Hz to 20 kHz)
      Stereo Output MTX 1-2: Balanced 1/4" (6.3 mm) TRS jacks
      Source (Alt Output/2 Trk Output): Patchable/LR post fade
      Output Impedance: <75 Ohms
      Nominal Output: +4 dBu = 0 dB meter reading
      Maximum Output Level: +22 dBu
      Residual Output Noise: -90 dBu (muted, 20 Hz to 20 kHz)
      dSNAKE
      Inputs Remote source for CH1-32, ST1, ST2, ST3
      Outputs Patchable from Mix 1-10, LR, Grp 1-8, MTX 1-4 
      Compatible with AudioRacks AR2412, AR84, AB168
      Compatible with ME personal mixing system
      System
      Dynamic Range 112 dB
      Frequency Response 20 Hz to 20 kHz (+0/-0.5 dB)
      Headroom +18 dB
      Operating Level Internal Operating Level: 0 dBu
      Alignment dBFS: +18 dBu = 0 dBFS (+22 dBu @ XLR output)
      Calibration Meter Calibration: 0 dB meter = -18 dBFS (+4 dBu @ XLR output)
      Indicators Meter Peak Indication: -3 dBFS (+19 dBu @ XLR out), multi-point sensing
      Meter Signal Indication: -48 dBFS (-26 dBu @ XLR out)
      Meter Type: Fast (peak) response
      Sampling Rate 48 kHz ±100 PPM
      Converters 24-bit Delta-Sigma
      Latency 1.2 ms (local XLR in to XLR out)
      0.7 ms (local XLR in to AES out)
      Operating Temperature 32 to 95°F (0 to 35°C)
      Power Mains Power: 100-240 VAC, 50/60 Hz, 150 W maximum
      USB
      USB Audio Qu-Drive: USB A 
      Device: Use a USB hard drive (not a USB key)
      Stereo Record: 2-channel, WAV, 48 kHz, 24-bit, patchable 
      Stereo Playback: 2-channel, WAV, 44.1 or 48 kHz, 16- or 24-bit, to ST1 
      Multitrack Record: 18-channel, WAV, 48 kHz, 24-bit, patchable 
      Multitrack Playback: 18-channel, WAV, 48 kHz, 24-bit 
      USB Audio Streaming: USB B, Core Audio compliant 
      Send (upstream): 32-channel, WAV, 48 kHz, 24-bit 
      Return (downstream): 32-channel, WAV, 48 kHz, 24-bit
      Controls
      Softkeys 10
      Groups Mute Groups: 4 
      DCA Groups: 4
      Network TCP/IP Ethernet for MIDI commands and iPad app
      Input Processing
      Source Channels 1 to 32: Local, dSNAKE, or USB
      ST1, ST2: Local, dSNAKE, or USB 
      ST3: Local, dSNAKE, or USB Stereo
      USB Global Source: Qu-Drive or USB B Streaming
      Stereo Linking Stereo Linking: Odd/even input pairs 
      Parameters Linked: EQ, dynamics, insert, delay, assignments, sends
      Link Options: Preamp, polarity, sidechains, fader, mute, pan
      Polarity Normal & reverse
      HPF 12 dB/octave, 20 Hz to 20 kHz
      Insert Assign FX1-4 into input channels
      Delay Up to 85 ms
      Gate Self-key sidechain
      Threshold: -72 to +18 dBu
      Depth: 0 to 60 dB 
      Attack: 50 μs to 300 ms 
      Hold: 10 ms to 5 s
      Release: 10 ms to 1 s
      Equalizer 4-band fully parametric, 20 Hz to 20 kHz, +/-15 dB
      Band 1: Selectable LF shelving (Baxandall), bell
      Band 2 & 3: Bell
      Band 4: Selectable HF shelving (Baxandall), bell
      Bell Width: Non-constant Q, variable, 1.5 to 1/9 octave
      Compressor Self-key sidechain
      Threshold: -46 to 18 dBu
      Ratio: 1:1 to infinity
      Attack: 300 μs to 300 ms
      Release: 100 ms to 2 s
      Knee: Soft or Hard
      Types: Peak manual, RMS manual, SlowOpto, PunchBag
      Mix Processing
      USB Output Channel Direct Out to USB: Follow fader, follow mute (global options)
      Source Select (Global): Post-preamp, pre-EQ, post-EQ, post-delay
      Insert Assign FX into Mix channels
      Delay Up to 170 ms
      Equalizer Graphic EQ: Constant 1/3 octave, 28 bands from 31 Hz to 16 kHz, +/-12 dB
      Parametric EQ: 4-band fully parametric, 20 Hz to 20 kHz, +/- 15 dB
      Band 1: Selectable LF shelving (Baxandall), bell
      Band 2 & 3: Bell
      Band 4: Selectable HF shelving (Baxandall), bell
      Bell Width: Non-constant Q, variable, 1.5 to 1/9 octave
      Compressor Self-key sidechain
      Threshold: -46 to 18 dBu
      Ratio: 1:1 to infinity
      Attack: 300 μs to 300 ms
      Release: 100 ms to 2 s
      Knee: Soft or Hard
      Types: Peak manual, RMS manual, SlowOpto, PunchBag
      Effects Internal FX: 4x RackFX engines, Send>Return or Inserted
      Types: Reverbs, delays, gated reverbs, ADT, chorus, symphonic chorus, phaser, flanger
      4x Dedicated Stereo FX Returns: Fader, pan, mute, routing to Mix/LR, 4-band PEQ
      Audio Tools
      PAFL PFL or stereo in-place AFL 
      0 to -24 dB trim 
      85 ms delay
      Talkback Assignable to any mix
      12 dB/octave HPF
      Signal Generator Assignable to any mix 
      Sine, white, pink, bandpass noise
      RTA 31-bands, 1/3 octave 20 Hz to 20 kHz
      Follows PAFL source
      General
      Dimensions (WxDxH) Desk mounted: 17.1 x 6.9 x 6.3" / 435.5 x 174.5 x 161.0 mm
      Rack mounted: 19.0 x 5.3 x 7.0" / 483.0 x 135.4 x 177.0 mm, 4U
      Weight 12.7 lb / 5.8 kg

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