The Allen and Heath ZED14 Compact USB Mixer, a small format, USB-equipped stereo mixer for live and recording!
The Allen and Heath ZED14 has a fantastic pedigree which comes from nearly 40 years of making mixing desks for the professional sound community. The audio circuitry is based on years of continual development and refinement and the performance of all the elements within the mixer is has been perfected to ensure the very best sound quality possible.
This is a mixer for anyone, from entry-level to professionals, who appreciates fantastic sound, rugged build quality and imaginative feature sets. It will be equally happy running your gig on stage, recording live or mixing down in your studio at home.
Bundled in with this mixer is SONAR LE music creation and audio production software, giving you a fantastic, high spec digital audio workstation. The two team up together in many ways - from straightforward recording of a stereo mix, to recording tracks individually to build up a song, or for inserting a SONAR LE effects plug-in.
What's so great about the Allen and Heath ZED14?
The feature-set is incredibly advanced for a mixer at this level; it has 13 independent sources to the mix, 10 independent outputs, 4 aux sends, a USB send and return for PC or Mac recording, playback and effects, a unique dual stereo input capability and some very advanced monitoring facilities. In fact, the Allen and Heath ZED14 is so packed full of great features that you would think it would cost much, much more! Not at American Musical Supply!
It can be used for many different tasks, whether in live performance, utilizing plug-in effects via the USB, live recording via the USB and Cakewalk, studio recording or mixing down to produce your own 2-track recordings.
What about the sound quality? Allen and Heath is always striving to produce the best possible sound for their mixers, and for ZED has produced the DuoPre; a mic preamplifier which sounds as sweet as candy, as pure as the driven snow. The DuoPre combines an optimized line input circuit together with the microphone preamp circuit so that it will not color or distort your sound. In fact it will give you lots of headroom and give you a truly professional feel.