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Ashly digiMIX18 18-Input Mixer
[DISCONTINUED] Ashly digiMIX18 18-Input Desktop Digital Mixer

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The digiMIX18 is the only live digital mixing solution in it’s price range that doesn’t rely on WiFi to mix! Whether you’re mixing live bands, a high school musical, a worship service, or recording in a project studio there are many applications where digiMIX feels right at home.

Ashly digiMIX18 Features

  • 18 total inputs / 12 total output buses
  • Desktop mixer that is Rack-mountable (Rack rails included)
  • Optional, Dante® and USB digital I/O cards available with up to 30 digital outputs and 18 digital inputs
  • 16 premium discrete Ashly Class-A mic pre amplifiers (mic / line combo connectors)
  • 8 Auxiliary channels with dedicated outputs, Pre / Post modes, and individual assignment to main
  • Programmable, 48V power for all 16 mic pres with status LED button
  • Programmable, AutoMix mode for all 16 mic pre channels, individually assignable 1-16
  • Intelligent Meter Bridge that displays input level for channels 1-16 or channel volume fader position
  • 6 DCA / Mute groups both hardware and software programmable, mute status can be stored with DCA groups
  • Live Control Surface with precision-recall Alps® motorized 100mm fader for control of individual channels
  • Responsive LCD color touchscreen with easy-to-use GUI
  • DSP Processing includes: Expander/Gate, Comp/Limiter, PEQ in all channels, 31-band GEQ in all AUX and main outputs
  • Up to 300ms of delay in all inputs and all outputs, useful for time alignment of inputs and outputs
  • Two stereo multi-effects processors: reverb, delay, chorus, and much more, up to 104 user program locations
  • Mute, Solo / Solo Clear, PFL, Stereo link, EQ Flat, Bypass and Sends mixer/routing edit and view
  • Free iPad® App for remote control, available in Apple App Store, (Same GUI as the digiMIX LCD screen)
  • EZ-Mode allows intuitive, safe, easy operation for the non-technical user, convenience and efficiency for the advanced user
  • CrossFade mode for dedicated AV-related applications, creative performance and presentations
  • Save / Load: Scene / DSP Channel, Multi-Effects and GEQ Programs, Copy function with selectable parameters
  • Lock with password protection, Fader calibration adjustment and LCD brightness control
  • Digital multi-channel bay that allows the use of of available (optional) Dante® and USB digital multi-channel I/O cards
  • digiMIX18 18-input Mixer1
  • Microphone Input (Class-A discrete balanced, 7.3k Ohm input impedance)
    • Frequency response to main L/R output: 20Hz ~ 20kHz +0.0/-0.5dB
    • Distortion (THD&N) to main L/R output: <0.01% at 0dBu, 20Hz ~ 20kHz
    • Equivalent input noise: -126dBu, unweighted, 20Hz ~ 20kHz, 150 Ohm source
    • Gain (trim): 0 dB ~ +50dB
    • Maximum input level: +20dBu, balanced
    • Phantom power (individually selectable on channels 1-16): +48VDC +0/-4V, maximum 14mA per channel
  • Line input (Balanced, 75k Ohm input impedance)
    • Frequency response to main L/R output: 20Hz ~ 20kHz 0dBu, +/-1.5dB
    • Distortion (THD&N) to main L/R output: <0.01% at 0dBu, 20Hz ~ 20kHz
    • Equivalent input noise: -126dBu, unweighted, 20Hz ~ +30kHz
    • Gain (trim): -20dB ~ +30dB
    • Maximum input level: +20dBu
  • TRS Insert (ch1-8 only): Unbalanced, tip=send, ring=return
    • Maximum output level: +20dBu, 120 Ohm source impedance
    • Maximum input level: +20dBu, 5.0k Ohm input impedance
  • Stereo Line Inputs 17-18: Balanced stereo pair, 27k Ohm input impedance
    • Frequency response to main L/R output: 20Hz ~ 20kHz 0dBu, +/-0.5dB
    • Distortion (THD&N) to main L/R output: <0.07% at 0dBu, 20Hz ~ 20kHz
    • Gain (trim): -∞ ~ +10dB
    • Maximum input level: +20dBu
  • Maximum Output Levels (240 Ohm source impedance)
    • Main L/R outputs: Balanced XLR and TRS phone jack, +20dBu
    • Aux 1~8 outputs: Pseudo-Balanced TRS phone jack, +20dBu
    • Control room outputs: Pseudo-Balanced TRS phone jack, +20dBu
    • Residual output noise (one mic input assigned at 0dB): -88dBu, 20Hz-20kHz, unweighted
    • Residual output noise (all 16 mic inputs assigned at 0dB): -78dBu, 20Hz-20kHz, unweighted Residual output noise (all 18 inputs assigned at 0dB): -78dBu, 20Hz-20kHz, unweighted
  • Crosstalk
    • Adjacent channels (1kHz): -82dB
    • Noise (bus noise, adjacent channels 20Hz ~ 20kHz): -70dB
  • Channel DSP Functions
    • Polarity Invert (Inputs, main L/R, aux1-8, FX1-2): Per channel, On/Off
    • Delay Time (Inputs, main L/R, aux1-8, FX1-2): Per channel, 0-300ms in 0.2 ms increments
    • Noise Gate/Expander (Inputs, FX1-2)
      • Threshold range: -84dB ~ 0dBFS
      • Attack time: 0.5mS ~ 200mS
      • Release time: 10mS ~ 1,000mS
      • Ratio: 1:1 ~ ∞
    • Compressor/Limiter ( Inputs, main L/R, aux1-8, FX1-2)
      • Threshold range: -50dB ~ 0dBFS
      • Attack time: 10mS ~ 150mS
      • Release time: 10mS ~ 1,000mS
      • Ratio: 1:1 ~ ∞
      • Gain: 0dB ~ +24dB
    • PEQ (parametric EQ) Inputs, main L/R, aux1-8, FX1-2
      • EQ1, EQ2, EQ3, EQ4 filter type: Parametric, low shelf, high shelf
      • Parametric filters: 20.6Hz ~ 20kHz, Q 0.4 ~ 24, boost/cut ±24dB
      • Shelving filters: 20.6Hz ~ 20kHz, boost/cut ±24dB
      • HPF and LPF: 20.6Hz ~ 20kHz, 20 filter types
      • HPF and LPF filter types: Bypass, Butterworth (BW) 6dB/oct, Bessel (BS) 6dB/oct, BW 12dB/oct, BS 12dB/oct, Linkowitz/Riley (LR) 12dB/oct, BW 18dB/oct, BS 18dB/oct, BW 24dB/oct, BS 24dB/oct, LR 24dB/oct, BW 30dB/oct, BS 30dB/oct, BW 36dB/oct, BS 36dB/oct, LR 36dB/oct, BW 42dB/oct, BS 42dB/oct, BW 48dB/oct, BS 48dB/oct, LR 48dB/oct
    • GEQ (graphic EQ) Main L/R, aux1-8 outputs
      • Filter type: 31 band, constant Q, boost/cut ±24dB
    • FX (effects)
      • FX 1-2 input Sends from all 18 inputs, FX1-2 output Assigns to main L/R, aux1-8
      • Effect types: Reverbs (3), delay (1200ms), tremolo, flange, chorus, combinations See chart in section 4.6 for complete effects details
    • Automixer (for speech only): Gain-sharing type, individual assignment of channels 1-16
    • Crossfade mode (system screen): Use pan control to fade between any two assigned inputs, outputs, or FX
    • Stereo link: Inputs 1-16, aux1-8 outputs, paired only as 1-2, 3-4, 5-6 etc.
    • DCA groups: 6 groups, level, mute, solo
    • Password Security: Mixer lock, unlock, 4-character password, case sensitive
    • EZ Mode (simplified individual fader adjust, on/off, icon assign)
      • EZ Mixer #1: Main L/R, DCA1-4, aux1-4, password lock
      • EZ Mixer #2: Main L/R, DCA1-6, aux1-8, ch17-18, password lock
      • Preset types: Scene (24), DSP channel (48), FX (104), GEQ (48)
      • A-D converter dynamic range: 104dB, unweighted
      • Internal processor: 32-bit floating point
      • D-A converter dynamic range: 105dB, unweighted
      • ADC/DAC bit depth and sampling rate: 24-bit / 48kHz
      • Latency: 5.8mS, 1kHz, analog input to analog output
    • Optional digital audio modules: Dante-3018, USB-3018 (field installable)
      • Dante-3018 bit depth, sampling rate :24bit, 48kHz
      • USB-3018 bit depth, sampling rate: 24bit, 48kHz
      • DigiMIX18 digital in, ch1-18 (pre-DSP): On/Off, level control +10dB to -70dB, off, fixed channel mapping
      • DigiMIX18 digital out ch1-16 (selectable as group pre or *post DSP): On/Off, +10dB to -70dB level, fixed channel mapping
      • DigiMIX18 digital out ch17-18, main L/R, aux1-8. solo (post DSP only): On/Off, +10dB to -70dB level, fixed channel mapping
      • *Note: Digital in and out cannot be used simultaneously for the same channel if digital out is set to post DSP.
    • Software/Utilities/Drivers
      • Remote mixer control app for iPad®: "Ashly digiMIX" app, free from iTunes App Store
      • Firmware update software for Windows or Mac: "digiMIX18 Firmware Utility" available on Ashly website
      • Preset backup/restore for Windows or Mac: "digiMIX18 Preset Utility" available on Ashly website
      • USB COM device driver for connecting digiMIX18 utility (if required): Available on Ashly website for
      • Windows or Mac ASIO driver (required if using USB-3018 option with Windows): Available on Ashly website for Windows, not required for Mac
      • MAC address: printed on serial number sticker on back of mixer
      • Ethernet communication defaults: IP 192.168.2.1, auto-DHCP, port 5000, uses both UDP and TCP/IP
      • AC mains: 100-240VAC 50/60Hz, 120W max
      • Operating free-air temperature range: 41°F ~ 113°F (5°C ~ 45°C)
      • Storage temperature range: -4°F ~ 140°F (-20°C ~ 60°C)
      • Unit dimensions (L x W x H): 19.3 x 5.65 x 14 inches (48.6 x 14.4 x 35.6 cm)
      • Shipping dimensions (L x W x H): 22 x 8.15 x 17.1 inches (55.9 x 20.7 x 43.4 cm)
      • Unit weight: 17 lbs (7.7 kg)
      • Shipping weight: 21 lbs (9.5 kg)
      • Dante-3018 shipping weight: 0.42 lbs (0.19 kg)
      • Dante-3018 shipping dimensions (L x W x H): 6.02 x 1.85 x 7.09 inches (15.3 x 4.7 x 18 cm)
      • USB-3018 shipping weight: 0.47 lbs (0.21 kg)
      • USB-3018 shipping dimensions (L x W x H): 6.02 x 1.85 x 7.09 inches (15.3 x 4.7 x 18 cm)
      • Compliance/safety: cTUVus, CE, FCC, RoHs
      • Limited warranty: 5 year (3 year on touchscreen and motorized fader)

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