Allen & Heath's ZED-12FX is a small format mixer with custom FX and USB interface, for live and recording applications. Complementing the existing ZED series, the ZED FX has been developed around an FX chipset purely for the new model. Our DSP engineers have been working hard, crafting and refining beautiful reverb algorithms. The effects are available nowhere else - this quality and integration is only available from the ZED FX. This console mixer has 16 essential time-delay effects that add to the already bulging feature set. The mixer is ideal for small groups who don't want to carry around an effects unit with their gear but who still want great quality FX at their gigs and on their recordings. In addition to the DuoPre™ mic pre-amps, 100 mm faders and MusiQ EQ section which are shared with the whole ZED range, the ZED FX has 16 unique effects, designed by our DSP team, here in Cornwall.
ZED FX are easily controlled using 3 buttons and 9 LEDs. Quickly tap the ideal delay time or ‘dial-in’ the perfect amount of reverb on the lead vocal. One-stop navigation and editing... In fact, just as easy as your effects pedals. Hold down the TAP button and press the up or down button to alter the effects parameter, for example on patch (9) Plate, this would adjust the decay length. The ZED FX is designed to fulfill all the functions a small band would need without their own sound engineer. The layout and features have been arranged to be logical and instantly recognizable at a dark gig - a mixer you can trust to perform.
The USB audio interface, with its uniquely flexible capability, allows different signals to be sent to USB, from LR or from selected aux buses. The USB return signal can be routed straight to the LR mix or to a stereo channel. The connectors are placed on the top surface for easy plugging & patching, and the construction, with individual circuit boards firmly nutted to the top panel, is as rock solid as Allen & Heath’s top of the range ML Series mixers.
The ZED FX range currently comprises of the ZED-12FX and the 22FX. Between them they offer a solution for any small group or singer songwriter needing up to 16 mono inputs and 3 stereo inputs. Keyboards, microphones, samplers, the sky is the limit. Each mono channel has an insert point, allowing in-line effects such as compressors to be added to the signal chain, just like our large format mixers.
ALLEN&HEATH has forged a solid pedigree in the pro audio market and with 35 years experience under our belt it's safe to say we know our customers and their needs. We pride ourselves in creating products for everyone involved in musical performance whatever their experience or budget. Our small format mixers have been designed with the same commitment to professionalism and detail that has made ALLEN&HEATH a leading name associated with larger format consoles. Whether you are a PA rental company, touring or recording artist, bar, nightclub, house of worship, school or theater, ALLEN&HEATH's range of small live sound mixers have been designed with users in mind, providing all the features and functionality you need in one compact desk.