Allen & Heath ZED-436 Mixer (Factory Re-Certified)
ZED-436 is excellent for bands, houses of worship, theatres or AV applications. It has a truly professional feature set, which will fit any sound reinforcement application and professional PA hire stock. ZED-436 has Configurable USB audio in/out makes it easy to capture stereo recordings, 32 mic or line inputs plus 2 dual stereo inputs, 4-band EQ with MusiQ, 4 sub-groups, 6 auxiliary sends and a 7x2 matrix.
USB audio flexibility Getting audio to and from a computer easily is now a common requirement for live sound and music production. The way this has been implemented on ZED is super-flexible and super-easy! No longer do you need to fiddle around the back of your PC to get to the soundcard inputs, only to find that the levels are all wrong and noisy. Just plug in a USB lead to your ZED, select the USB routing on the mixer and the device on your computer and that's it! CD quality audio to and from your PC or Mac. Switches and connection through jack socket terminals provide different send/return configurations:-
ZED-436 has a tuned 4-band EQ taken from the acclaimed GL2200 mixer, utilising MusiQ – with optimised slope (or Q factor) for equalising individual instruments.
DuoPre™ Based on the proven pre-amps from the hugely successful PA series, ZED-436 has DuoPre pre-amps, which use a two stage design, with carefully controlled amounts of gain in each stage. When amplifying the signal from the XLR input, the gain range is huge - 69dB of range to be exact - and is very evenly distributed around the gain control, meaning better control of signal level. Most of the gain comes from the first stage, so unwanted noise is kept to a minimum. Line level signals are simply plugged into the second stage of the pre-amp by using the line input jack socket, which has the great advantage of less noise when using the line input and also matching to a higher input impedance.
SONAR X1 LE – Provided Free! We've included Cakewalk SONAR X1 LE with ZED-22FX so you can immediately start to use it to create your own music – just add a PC and it couldn't be easier to get going. You'll be able to record from your ZED mixer, create tracks and arrange songs, then play back to ZED via the USB port. You can use SONAR X1 LE and your ZED mixer together in many ways – e.g. straightforward recording of a stereo mix, recording tracks individually to build up a song, or using the USB port and software as an effects loop.
2 dual stereo inputs with 4-band EQ
Neutrik mic XLR
Neutrik 1/4 inch jacks
Super wide gain ‘DuoPre’ mic line input
4-band EQ with 2 swept mids and in/out switch
Sound image pan
Illuminated PFL & peak warning indicator
ALPS 100mm faders
6 auxiliary sends (2 pre, 2 post, 2 pre/post)
4 sub groups fed from each channel
All inputs with level control
12 bar meters
L, R and M main mix outputs
2 matrix sections available; can send output to USB
Individual channel 48V phantom power
Direct output on every mono channel
Peak and signal indication on every channel
Configurable USB stereo audio in/out
Master level controls on all outputs
Easy to use layout – all connections and controls on top surface
Cakewalk SONAR X1 LE bundled with mixer
SONAR X1 LE
32 audio tracks
64 MIDI tracks
8 simultaneous inputs and outputs
24-bit/96 kHz audio quality
24 simultaneous effects
8 simultaneous virtual instruments
Mono channel (XLR) Input +6 to –63dBu for nominal (+17dBu in max)
Mono channel Line Input (Jack socket) +10 to –26dBu (+30dBu maximum)
Insert point (TRS Jack socket) 0dBu nominal +21dBu maximum
Stereo Input (Jack sockets) 0dBu nominal (control = Off to +10dB)
Stereo input (phono sockets) 0dBu nominal (control = Off to +10dB)
2 Track Input (phono sockets) 0dBu nominal +21dBu maximum
L, R & Mono Outputs (XLR) +4dBu nominal. +27dBu maximum.
L, R & M Insert (TRS Jack socket) -2dBu nominal +21dBu maximum
Group Outputs (Jack sockets) +4dBu nominal. +27dBu maximum.
Group Insert (TRS Jack socket) -2dBu nominal +21dBu maximum
Aux Outputs (Jack sockets) -2dBu nominal +21dBu maximum (Bal Option +4)