Allen & Heath has expanded its acclaimed Qu digital mixer range with the new Qu-SB ultra-compact intelligent mixer/interface. Qu-SB is designed as a Stage Box solution with all the features offered in the Qu series but purely designed for tablet control, freeing the user to mix from anywhere in the venue. Qu-SB provides a smart, portable solution for bands, music venues, project studios, schools and corporate events requiring a pro live and/or recording mixer in a tiny footprint.With all mixer control functions accessed via the fully-featured iOS tablet app. the Qu-SB is essentially an input/output connector interface with 16 XLR mic inputs, 2 line inputs and 14 outputs. With the powerful Qu-32 core inside, it can be expanded up to 32 mic ins and 24 outswith the addition of one of the Qu Series remote audio racks (AB168, AR84 or AR2412) connected via Cat5.The built-in 18-channel Qu-Drive can record and playback multitrack and stereo audio .wav files to a USB key or drive.
This gives the convenience of computer-free recording in live and field applications. Qu-SB’s 32×32, Windows and Mac compliant USB streaming interface also makes it the perfect recording solution for tracking, monitoring and overdubbing in the studio. In addition, Qu-SB offers two solutions for personal monitoring: via the Qu-You iPhone app or using ME-1 personal mixers. Other standout features include Automatic Mic Mixing, footswitch controls and the acclaimed iLive FX suite.Qu-SB is now available and retails for $2,199.