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 AEQ. 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 AEQ Section
ZED-18 features a responsive 3-band, swept mid frequency AEQ design which utilises MusiQ - with optimised slope (or Q factor) for equalising individual instruments.
Inserts on all mono channels and stereo output provide flexible routing and control to outboard processors, effects, monitors, etc.
The main output section feature a pair of balanced XLR connectors.
|Total # Of Inputs||18|
|Mic/Line Inputs||3-pin XLR Balanced Microphone x10|
1/4" Phone Balanced Line x10
|Stereo Line Inputs||ST1 - ST4 1/4" Phone L/R Stereo|
|AUX Sends||1/4" TRS Phone x4|
|AUX Returns||1/4" TRS Phone x4|
|Inserts||1/4 TRS Phone x12 (Mono chs and Main Stereo Out)|
|BUS (Group) Outputs||No|
|2 Trk Master I/O||Main Output: Balanced 3-pin XLR|
|ALT I/O||USB Connector|
1/4" Phone Mono Out
|Monitor Outputs||RCA Stereo Phono - ALT Out|
RCA Stereo Phono - REC Out
|AEQ Section||3-Band with Mid Sweep On all Mono Channels|
2-Band On Stereo Channels
|Solo/Mute||Mute and PFL Solo|
|Channel Level Control||100mm Fader|
|Trim/Gain Control||Rotary Control|
|Phantom Power||+48V Switched Globally|
|Metering||12 Segment Peak LEDs|
|Frequency Response||Mic 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 30kHz
|Headroom||Analogue Headroom from nominal (0Vu): 21dB|
USB in & out headroom from nominal (0Vu): 14dB
|Signal-to-Noise Ratio||Mic Pre EIN @ max gain 150R input Z 22-22kHz: -127dBu|
Mix L/R out, L/R faders = 0, 22-22kHz: -86dBu
|Total 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%
|USB||USB Audio In/Out: USB 1.1 compliant 16-bit|
Sample Rate: 32, 44.1, or 48kHz
|Dimensions (WxHxD)||464 x 98 x 465mm|