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Allen & Heath CQ-18T | Compact 18-Channel Digital Mixer with Touchscreen

Allen & Heath CQ-18T | Compact 18-Channel Digital Mixer with Touchscreen

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Mix and record with the Allen & Heath CQ-18T, a compact digital mixer featuring 96 kHz FPGA processing, wireless control via built-in Wi-Fi, and SD/USB audio recording and playback, well suited for bands, producers, and AV rental houses. Use it as a main mixer in a small venue or a sub mixer on a larger stage.

The CQ-18T mixer utilizes a 7" capacitive touchscreen interface to easily navigate and control the robust mix engine that comes complete with several assistants to help your mixes sound their best including a gain assistant, feedback assistant, FX assist engine, and Automatic Mic Mixer (AMM). Take control of the full complement of channel strip effects like EQ, compression, and gating that's available on every channel, and set up several sub mixes for monitoring and effects. The CQ-18T features 16 mic/line XLR/combo XLR-1/4" inputs, a pair of balanced 1/4" TRS inputs, and two XLR main outputs as well as six 1/4" mix outputs. There are also two assignable headphone outputs. The mixer ships with a 12 VDC power supply.

  • 16 Mic/Line Inputs + 2 x 1/4" Inputs
  • 2 x XLR Main + 6 x 1/4" Mix Outputs
  • 7" Capacitive Touchscreen Interface
  • 24x22 USB-B Audio Interface
  • 24x22 Multitrack Rec/Playback via SD
  • Stereo USB Rec/Playback
  • CQ-MixPad Control App
  • 96 kHz FPGA Processor with Built-In FX
  • AMM, Feedback, FX Assist Engines
Hardware Features
  • 16 Mic/Line preamps, (8 XLR + 8 Combo XLR-1/4" TRS)
  • Balanced stereo line input, (2 x 1/4" TRS)
  • Main LR, (2 x XLR)
  • 6 x Monitor Mixes, (6 x 1/4" TRS)
  • 2 x Assignable headphone outputs, (2 x 1/4" TRS)
  • 24 x 22 USB-B interface
  • 24 x 22 SD record/playback
  • Stereo USB record/playback with dedicated input channel
  • Stereo Bluetooth playback with dedicated input channel
  • 4 x FX Assist engines
  • 3 x Custom Softkeys
  • 3 x Smart Rotaries
  • Dual Footswitch connection
  • 7 Capacitive touchscreen with associated rotary control
  • Built-in dual band 2.4G/5G AC Wi-Fi with auto channel select

Software Features

96 kHz Processing Engine
Under the hood is a powerhouse of processing with Allen & Heaths renowned 96 kHz FPGA technology. Including brand new smart tools and FX to get you a better mix, faster.

Quick and Complete Channels
Quick Channels offer instrument and application specific processing. Dial in a full channel of processing with a single knob. Switch to a Complete Channel for advanced tweaking.

Gain Assistant
CQs gain assistant saves you time by automatically and accurately setting preamp gain for you. It can then keep an eye on your preamp levels to prevent nasty peaks.

Feedback Assistant
Find and remove feedback frequencies at setup using fixed mode, and then watch out for feedback throughout the show across all outputs with live mode.

FX Assist Engines
Including brand new signal-conscious reverb and delay units which dynamically respond to signal to always sit correctly in the mix.

Improve clarity and reduce background noise for speech applications without needing to lift a finger. Available on every input.

Remote Apps
Control the mixer from (almost) anywhere with free apps for Windows, Mac, Android and iOS. CQ-MixPad gives the engineer complete control anywhere in the room and CQ4You allows the performer to adjust only their mix and hear exactly what they need to.

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