Allen & Heath GL2400-16 16-Channel Console

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The Allen & Heath GL2400-16 16-Channel Console is a compact, dual function, LR, Mono sum, 4 group, 6 aux, 7×4 matrix console with 16 channels, including 2 dual stereo channels. Designed for professional audio applications, the GL2400-16 ensures the highest reliability and finest sonic performance.

The Allen & Heath GL2400-16 16-Channel Console is a mixing classic, industry standard in venues and hire stockists across the globe. The ultimate 4 group dual-function mixer, the Allen & Heath GL2400-16 is designed for the latest in modern engineering techniques, and every detail in this uniquely capable small footprint mixer has been carefully thought out to provide the very best mixing experience.

Dual Functionality
As pioneers of dual functionality, Allen & Heath has ensured that every detail of the concept has been carefully implemented with no controls redundant in either mode. When mixing Front-of-House, the monitors can be set pre-insert as well as pre-EQ to prevent your house mix EQ and compression affecting the stage mix. Per channel aux switching means you can mix pre-fade with post-fade sends such as theatre radio mics and sound effects. As a monitor console, the aux masters get faders, inserts, mutes, meters and balanced XLR drive. You even get a fader controlled engineer' wedge feed. The Groups and LR mixes are still available to create yet more sends. In monitor mode the Allen & Heath GL2400-16 can provide up to 10 mixes, for example 6 wedge and 2 stereo IEM.

Allen & Heath's new mic preamp has an extended 74dB gain range with massive headroom able to deal with the widest range of signals right up to +34dBu. From our new low-noise mix amp through responsive 4 band EQ to the differential balanced +26dBu outputs, every stage has been carefully designed to ensure optimum gain structure and the best sonic performance possible.

Third Fader
There are three master faders on the Allen & Heath GL2400-16. Allen & Heath's configurable M fader lets you create an LR sum mono fill, an engineers monitor wedge feed, or a dedicated centre or sub-bass speaker mix from Aux 6 which means you can dial in exactly what you need from each channel. L, R and M each provide a dedicated meter, mute, AFL and balanced XLR output.

7x4 Matrix
The matrix is a big feature for corporate AV work, specialised recording and broadcast feeds, and personal monitoring. Smart auto-switching of the external inputs lets you add a common mono, stereo or independent sources to the matrix. Cross patch from the stereo channel mic breakpoints to add room ambience to your recording and IEM feeds.

Dual Stereo Channels
These two multi-function channels provide a mic and 2 stereo line inputs each. Use the channels as mic inputs while the 4 stereos are independently routed to LR, or combine stereo sources such as backing tracks and reverbs while the mics are patched elsewhere, or use conventional stereo channels while the second inputs provide additional returns and the mics patch into the matrix for ambience. True versatility in a tiny space...

Allen & Heath GL2400-16 16-Channel Console Features

  • 16 Channels frame
  • LR and M main outputs
  • 4 Audio groups with pan control
  • 6 Auxiliary sends with per-channel pre/post fader switching
  • 2 Stereo channels, each with mic and dual stereo line inputs
  • 7×4 Matrix
  • Proper dual functionality for FoH and/or Monitor mixing
  • M can be configured as LR sum, Wedge, or Aux-Fed Sub or C master
  • Recording capable with channel direct outputs
  • Matrix external inputs with level trims and common input capability
  • Stereo channel line inputs can be independently routed to LR
  • Stereo channel mic input breakpoints for cross patching into matrix
  • Responsive 4 band, 2 sweep EQ
  • 100Hz channel high pass filters
  • Individual phantom power and polarity switching
  • Dedicated channel, master and stereo monitor meters
  • Internal jumper plugs for pre/post-EQ aux, direct out and other options
  • Mutes, meters and AFL on all fader masters
  • Assignable talkback
  • 1kHz Oscillator and pink noise generator
  • 2-Track monitoring and replay to LR
  • Headphones and local monitor outputs
  • Electronically balanced XLR outputs with +26dBu drive capability
  • Preamp 74dB range with +34dBu input capability for mic or line
  • Ultra low noise mix head amp design
  • Internal power supply with socket for MPS12 backup supply
  • 100mm Dust protected faders
  • Metal jacks, gold-plated XLRs, sealed pots and switches
  • Individual circuit card assembly with nutted pots
  • Sys-Link V2 console input/output linking option
  • 4-Pin XLR lamp sockets

Allen & Heath GL2400-16 16-Channel Console Specifications

  • Performance:
    • Maximum Input Level:
      • Mic: +34dBu (Including Pad)
      • CH Line: +34dBu
      • Other Line: +20dBu
    • Maximum Output Level:
      • XLR: +26dBu
      • Jack: +20dBu
    • Internal Headroom:
      • Channels: +20dB
      • Mix: +22dB
    • Meters: 3 Colour LED, Quasi Peak Response
    • Sensitivity: 0VU = +4dBu at XLR Output
    • Master Meters: 12 Segment -30 to +16dB
    • Channel Meters: 4 Segment -12,0,+6+16dB (5dB Before Clip)
    • Frequency Response: 20Hz to 50kHz +/-0.5dB
    • Mic CMRR at 1kHz: > 80dB Typical
    • THD+n at +14dBu 1kHz: Channel to Mix Out < 0.003%
    • Crosstalk at 1kHz:
      • Fader Shutoff: >90dB
      • Mute Shutoff: >90dB
      • Inter Channel: >90dB
    • Noise, rms 22Hz to 22kHz:
      • Mic EIN: -128dB
      • Residual Output Noise: < -96dBu (-100dB S/N)
      • LR Mix Noise 16 Routed: < -86dBu (-90dB S/N)
      • Group Mix Noise 16 Routed: < -86dBu (-90dB S/N)
      • Aux Mix Noise 16 Routed: < -92dBu (-90dB S/N)
      • Mix Noise 16 Line 0dB Gain: < -86dB S/N
    • Channel HPF: 12dB/Octave Below 100Hz
    • Mono EQ:
      • HF: Shelving +/-15dB, 12kHz
      • HM: Peak/Dip +/-15dB, 500Hz to 15kHz, Q=1.8
      • LM: Peak/Dip +/-15dB, 35Hz to 1kHz, Q=1.8
      • LF: Shelving +/-15dB, 80Hz
    • Stereo EQ:
      • HF: Shelving +/-15dB, 12kHz
      • HM: Peak/Dip +/-15dB, 2.5kHz, Q=1.8
      • LM: Peak/Dip +/-15dB, 250Hz, Q=1.8
      • LF: Shelving +/-15dB, 80Hz
    • Power Supply: Internal Switched Mode, Auto Sensing, IEC Input, External Input for Optional MPS12 Backup Supply
  • Connections:
    • Mono Channel:
      • XLR Balanced Pin 2 Hot: Sensitivity -60 to +14dBu
      • TRS Balanced, Tip Hot: Sensitivity -40 to +14dBu
      • Pad Out (Mic): 2k Ohm
      • Pad In (Mic or Line): >10k Ohm, -20dB Attenuation
      • Max Input Level: +34dBu
      • XLR Phantom Power: +48V, On/Off
    • Stereo Channel:
      • ST1,3 TRS Unbalanced: >10k Ohm, -16 to +20dBu
      • ST2,4 TRS Balanced: >10k Ohm, -16 to +20dBu
    • Talkback Mic:
      • XLR Balanced Pin 2 Hot: Sensitivity -50 to -10dBu
      • Phantom Power: Internal Jumper +48V
    • 2-Track Return:
      • TRS Unbalanced: >4k Ohm, -2dBu
    • 2-Track Send:
      • TRS Impedance Balanced:
    • Inserts:
      • Channel: TRS, Tip Send, Ring Return, 0dBu
      • Output: TRS, Tip Send, Ring Return, -2dBu
    • L, R, M Outputs:
      • XLR Balanced Pin 2 Hot:
    • Group (Aux) Out:
      • XLR Balanced Pin 2 Hot:
    • Aux 1-6 Output:
      • TRS Impedance Balanced:
      • Electronic Balance Option:
    • Direct Out:
      • TRS Impedance Balanced:
    • Matrix Out:
      • TRS Impedance Balanced:
      • Electronic Balance Option:
    • Headphones: TRS, Tip L, Ring R, 30 to 600 Ohm Headphones Recommended
    • Monitor Output: TRS Impedance Balanced:
    • Lamp: 4-Pin XLR, Max 12V 5W Lamp
  • Mechanical:
    • Dimensions: (W x D x H) 609mm (24”) x 560mm (22”) x 150mm (5.9”)
    • Weight: 16.5 kg (36.3 lbs)

Allen & Heath GL2400-16 16-Channel Console Includes

  • Allen & Heath GL2400-16 16-Channel Console
  • User Guide
  • 1 Year Warranty

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