Agoura Hills - Mar 19, 2008 - Allen & Heath's Zed-24 small format, USB-equipped mixer is now shipping. The Zed-24 stereo mixer provides 23 independent sources to the mix, 10 independent outputs, four aux sends (two pre and two post fade), a USB send and return, a dual stereo input capability, and advanced monitoring facilities. Under the hood, the Zed-24 features all vertically mounted PCB boards and rotary controls that are fastened to the chassis from the top.
Sixteen mono channel strips are complemented by four stereo channels, each with a main stereo input on jack sockets, and with the ability to take additional stereo inputs from phono sockets or from the USB audio input. The console features a responsive three-band swept-mid EQ and Duo Pre pre-amps.
The USB output can be configured to send different signals to the USB. Other mixers in the ZED series include the ZED-14 and the ZED 4 bus series - ZED-420, ZED-428 and ZED-436 mixers.