Allen & Heath CQ-20B Stage box Rack Mount 16 Channel Mixer / USB Interface with WIFI Control and Bluetooth Input
The CQ-20B is an ultra-compact rack-mountable digital audio mixer with processing at 93kHz, designed to be operated via it's built-in WIFI or through connection to a wired or wireless network.
CQ is Allen & Heath’s most compact digital mixer range ever. Built on a 96kHz processing engine, it’s rich in connectivity with Bluetooth, wireless options, SD and USB audio recording and playback.
Focusing on speed and ease of use - brand new Quick Channels, Gain/Feedback Assistants and signal conscious FX enhance the world-renowned audio and build quality that users expect from Allen & Heath.
Offered in three form factors – two desktop models with hands-on control and one stage box model. All utilize the same technology, apps, and UI but with slightly different feature sets and price points.
With the CQ range, Allen & Heath have created a super portable and fun to use, but still fully featured digital mixer, suitable for technical and non-technical users alike.
CQ is designed to be used anywhere high-quality sound processing and summing is required, from bands and producers to AV and rental, from the main mixer in a small venue to a sub mixer on the largest stage.
- 16 Mic/Line preamps, 8x XLR + 8x XLR/TRS ‘Combi’ inputs
- 2x Balanced stereo line input, 4x TRS
- Main LR, 2x XLR
- 6x Monitor Mixes, 6x XLR
- Assignable Stereo Line Out, 2x TRS
- Assignable headphone output, 6.35mm TRS
- 24x24 USB-B interface
- 24x24 SD record/playback
- Stereo USB record/playback with dedicated input channel
- Stereo Bluetooth playback with dedicated input channel
- 4x FX Assist engines
- Dual Footswitch connection
- Built-in dual band 2.4G/5G AC Wi-Fi with auto channel select
- 372mm x 153mm x 133mm, 2.6kg
96kHz Processing Engine
Under the hood is a powerhouse of processing with Allen & Heath’s renowned 96kHz FPGA technology. Including brand new smart tools and signal conscious 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.
CQ’s 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.
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.
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.