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Allen & Heath SQ6 Digital Mixer

ALLSQ6

Allen & Heath

  • £3,099.00
Usually shipped within 2-3 working days

The SQ-6 is a next generation digital mixer, powered by Allen & Heath’s revolutionary XCVI 96kHz FPGA engine.

Created to excel in demanding scenarios such as AV, corporate events, live productions and houses of worship, SQ-6 offers class-leading high-resolution audio fidelity and an ultra-low latency of <0.7ms.

The SQ6 console features 24 exceptional onboard mic preamps, plus 8 stereo FX engines with dedicated return channels and access to the renowned RackExtra FX library.

This mixer is a natural choice for in-ear monitor setups, providing 12 stereo mixes (configurable as groups or auxes), whilst Automatic Mic Mixing* makes it an excellent choice for conferences, panel talks and more.

Features:

  • 96kHz FPGA processing
  • 48 Input Channels
  • DEEP Processing ready
  • 25 Faders / 6 Layers
  • 12 Stereo mixes + LR
  • 3 Stereo Matrix
  • 8 Stereo FX Engines + dedicated returns
  • 7” capacitive touchscreen
  • SLink port for remote audio / expansion
  • 64ch I/O Port for audio networking
  • 32×32 USB audio interface
  • SQ-Drive direct recording to USB
  • AES output
  • Chromatic channel metering
  • Integrated LED illumination
  • Dedicated physical controls
  • 16 Assignable SoftKeys
  • 4 Assignable Soft Rotaries
  • Channel LCD displays

Specifications:

General

  • Mic/Line Inputs: Balanced XLR, fully recallable 
    • Input Sensitivity: -60 to +0dBu 
    • Switchable Pad: -20dB 
    • Analogue Gain: 0dB to +60dB, 1dB steps 
    • Maximum Input Level: +30dBu
    • Input Impedance: >5kΩ
    • THD+N, Unity gain 0dB: 0.002% -92dBu (20Hz-20kHz, AES Direct Out, @0dBu 1kHz)
    • THD+N, Mid gain +30dB: 0.003% -91dBu (20Hz-20kHz, AES Direct Out, @-30dBu INPUT 1kHz)
    • Phantom Power: +48V (+3V / -2V)
  • Stereo Line Inputs 
    • ST1, ST2 connectors: Balanced, 1/4" TRS jack
    • ST3 connector: Unbalanced, stereo 3.5mm Mini Jack
    • Input Sensitivity (ST1, ST2 / ST3): Nominal +4dBu ST1, ST2 / 0dBu ST3
    • Trim: +/-24dB 
    • Maximum Input Level (ST1,ST2 / ST3): +22dBu / +18dBu
    • Input Impedance: >7kΩ 
  • Outputs 1-14: Balanced, XLR
  • Outputs A and B: Balanced 1/4" TRS Jack 
    • Source: Patchable
    • Output Impedance: <75Ω
    • Nominal Output: +4dBu = 0dB meter reading
    • Maximum Output Level: +22dBu
    • Residual Output Noise: -90dBu (muted, 20Hz-20kHz)
  • AES Digital Output:
    • Balanced XLR 2 channel, 96kHz sampling rate (Default with SRC Bypassed)
    • Switchable output sample rates,44.1kHz/ 48kHz/ 88.2kHz/ (96kHz)
    • 2.5Vpp balanced terminated 110Ω
  • Connection: Neutrik EtherCON (RJ45)
  • dsnake mode (48kHz devices)*: 64 channels assignable, compatible with AR2412, AR84, AB168, ME
  • dx mode (96kHz devices): 32 channels assignable*, compatible with DX168
  • gigaACE (96kHz devices): 128 channels assignable, compatible with dLive, SQ and DXHub*
  • Inputs: Fully Patchable
  • Sync/SRC: assignable as master audio sync for all modes, * SRC 64 channel
    • Faders: 100mm motorised 
    • Touch Screen: 7" Capacitive, 800 x 480 resolution, 24 bit RGB 
    • SoftKeys: 16
    • Mute Groups / DCA Groups: 8 / 8
    • Network: TCP/IP Ethernet for MIDI and Control
    • MIDI: TCP/IP and USB B
    • Footswitch: Single or Dual, Momentary or Latching*
  • Source
    • CH1-48: Fully patchable
    • USB Global Source: SQ-Drive or USB B Streaming
  • Polarity: Normal/Invert
  • Trim: -24 to +24dB 
  • High Pass Filter: 12dB/octave 20Hz – 2kHz 
  • Insert (Pre EQ/Comp): Fully Patchable 
  • Delay: Up to 341ms 
  • Gate: Patchable Sidechain 
    • Sidechain filter: Hi-pass (20-5k), band-pass (120-10k), Lo-pass (120-20k)
    • Threshold / Depth: -72dBu to +18dBu / 0 to 60dB
    • Attack / Hold / Release: 50µs to 300ms / 10ms to 5s / 10ms to 1s
  • PEQ: 4-Band fully parametric, 20-20kHz, +/-15dB
    • Band 1, Band 4: Selectable Shelving (Baxandall), Bell
    • Band 2, Band 3: Bell
    • Bell Width: Variable Q, 1.5 to 1/9th octave
  • Compressor: Patchable Sidechain
    • Sidechain filter: Hi-pass (20-5k), band-pass (120-10k), Lo-pass (120-20k), Q=1
    • Threshold / Ratio: -46dBu to 18dBu / 1:1 to infinity
    • Attack / Release: 30µs to 300ms / 50ms to 2s
    • Knee: Soft/Hard
    • Detector response: Peak/RMS switchable
    • Parallel Path Compression: dry/wet -infin to 0dB
  • Channel Direct Out:
    • Follow Fader, Mute, Mute Group, DCA (global all ch)
    • Multi-channel IO option module
  • Inputs: Fully Patchable
  • Outputs: Fully Patchable
  • Sync/SRC:
    • Assignable as master audio sync
    • Measured balanced XLR in to XLR out, 0dB gain, 0dBu input
    • Dynamic Range: 112 dB
    • Frequency Response: +0/-0.5dB 20Hz to 20kHz
    • Headroom: +18dB
    • Internal operating Level: 0dBu
    • THD+N, Mic/Line routed to Main L/R Out: Unity gain faders@0dB, 0.006%, - 84dBu (20 - 20kHz)
    • dBFS Alignment: +18dBu = 0dBFS (+22dBu at XLR output)
    • Meter Calibration: 0dB meter = -18dBFS (+4dBu at XLR out)
    • Main Meter Type: 2 x 12 segment, fast (peak) response
    • Channel Meter Type: Single Point Metering, fully programmable colour/brightness
    • Peak Indication: -3dBFS (+19dBu at XLR out), multipoint sensing
    • Sampling Rate: 96kHz
    • Bit Depth: Uses XCVI core custom bit widths in algorithms, up to 96bits
    • Latency: <0.7mS, Local Mic Input routed to Main L/R. (Direct, No EQ/ Effects) 
    • Operating Temperature Range: 0 deg C to 40 deg C (32 deg F to 104 deg F)
    • Mains Power: 100-240V AC, 50/60Hz
    • Max Power Consumption: 90W
    • Source select: Post-Preamp, Post-HPF, Post Gate, Insert Return, Post PEQ, Post Comp, Post Delay trim -infin to 10dB per channel
  • Insert (Pre EQ/Comp): Fully Patchable
  • Delay: Up to 682ms
  • GEQ: 28 bands 31Hz-16kHz, +/-12dB Gain, Constant 1/3 oct
  • PEQ: As Input PEQ
  • Compressor: As Input Compressor
    • Internal FX: 8 x RackFX engine, Send>Return or Inserted (4 dedicated fx bus)
    • Types: SMR Reverb, StereoTap Delay, Gated Reverb, ADT, BlueChorus, Symphonic Chorus, Flanger, Phaser
    • 8 dedicated Stereo FX returns: Fader, Pan, Mute, Routing to Mix/LR, 4-Band PEQ
  • PAFL: PFL or stereo in-place AFL, 0 to -24dB Trim, PAFL Delay Up to 682ms
  • Talkback: dedicated input, Assignable to any mix, Gain, Pad, 48V, 12dB/oct HPF
  • Signal Generator: Assignable to any mix, Sine/White/Pink/Bandpass Noise
  • RTA: 31-Bands 1/3 octave 20-20kHz, follows PAFL source
  • SQ-Drive: USB A
    • Stereo Record: 2 channel, WAV, 96kHz, 24-bit, source fully patchable
    • Stereo Playback: 1/2 channel, WAV, 44.1, 48, 96kHz 16,24-bit, source fully patchable
    • Multitrack Record: 16 channel, WAV, 96kHz, 24-bit, track sources fully patchable
    • Multitrack Playback: 16 channel, WAV, 96kHz, 24-bit fully patchable
  • USB Audio Streaming: USB B, Core Audio compliant, ASIO/WDM for Windows
    • Send (upstream): 32 channel, 96kHz, 24-bit
    • Return (downstream): 32 channel, 96kHz, 24-bit

Physical & Dimensions:

  • Height: 198mm
  • Width: 638mm
  • Depth: 514.9mm
  • Weight: 13.3kg

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