Amsterdam, Holland (February 12, 2020)—Allen & Heath has launched its new AHM-64 at ISE 2020, a new 64×64 audio matrix processor supported by an ecosystem of scalable I/O, control and Dante solutions.
Aimed predominantly at corporate, retail, leisure and education environments, the AHM-64 is designed to enable integrators to create systems that build from a single boardroom to a complete campus.
“We asked integrators and consultants what they looked for in a next-generation matrix processor. Scalable I/O and remote control, rapid setup and Dante integration topped the wish list,” said managing director, Rob Clark. “AHM-64 ticks all the boxes, and being built around a 96 kHz FPGA engine, it delivers exceptional audio quality and low latency.”
The AHM-64 has 12 local inputs and 12 outputs, plus an SLink expansion port allowing plug ‘n play for connection to up to eight remote expanders from Allen & Heath’s Everything I/O family. An I/O port enables a 96 kHz, 64×64 Dante option card to be added for connection to equipment on a Dante network, including the wall-mount DT164-W and portable DT168 Dante expanders.
Various ready-made remote-control options supports the AHM-64, including a family of PoE remote controllers and the BYOD-friendly Custom Control app, enabling tailored user interfaces for multiple user and device types.
“We targeted the sweet spot between the simplicity of fixed architecture systems and the flexibility normally reserved for open platforms,” commented head of product, Nic Beretta. “With AHM-64, integrators can maximize their revenues by creating the ideal system more quickly – you don’t need certified training to get great results.”
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