New York, NY (December 26, 2013)—Allen & Heath has updated the firmware for its Qu-16 rackmount digital mixer, debuting new features such as enhanced DAW control, extra processing on mix outputs, processing Libraries and enhancements to the accompanying QuPad app.
V1.2 introduces dedicated DAW control, enabling the Qu-16’s custom fader layer to be populated with up to 16 MIDI strips for direct assignment or ‘learning’ of faders and Mute, Sel and PAFL keys in DAW software. Users can also download the free DAW Control app for Mac OS X, which translates the MIDI messages to popular HUI or Mackie Control protocols, for easier setup and bi-directional integration with the mixer.
Qu-16 will now be able to have both 4-band parametric EQ and 28-band graphic EQ on all 12 mix outputs, so that engineers are free to use their favorite equalization tools.
The firmware has new functionality for Processing Libraries, whereby users can store preferred channel, PEQ, GEQ, compressor or gate settings for recall or archiving. V1.2 firmware can be downloaded now from the company's website.
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