FS: Allen & Heath GLD-80 W/ Stagebox AR-84

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    GLD is a user-friendly, cost effective and scalable live digital mixing system, conceptually based on the hugely successful digital iLive series. A standard GLD 32 input system offers 28 XLR mic inputs with plug n’ play I/O expanders allowing easy expansion up to 48 inputs (44 XLR mic inputs).

    At the heart of the system is the GLD-80 mixer, providing 48 input processing channels, 8 stereo FX returns fed by iLive’s acclaimed FX emulations, 30 configurable buses, 20 mix processing channels, and DSP power to provide full processing without compromise.

    GLD-80 has an analogue-style channel processing control section complemented by a graphical 8.4 inch touch screen. A fully-customisable drag ‘n drop layout allows quick and easy assignment of inputs and mixes to fader strips. There are 20 fader strips in 4 layers, each with motorised fader, a channel LCD display which can be named and colour-coded, plus a rotary control for direct access to gain, pan and aux/FX sends. The mixer‘s local I/O comprises 4 XLR mic/line inputs, 4 XLR line outs, 4 RCA inputs, 2 RCA outputs, and digital outputs in SPDIF and AES3 formats.

    The GLD-80 connects to a range of plug ‘n play I/O racks to ‘build’ 28, 36 or 44 mic input systems. A primary AR2412 rack (24 XLR inputs, 12 XLR outs) and up to two AR84 expander racks (8 XLR inputs, 4 XLR outs each) can be connected over 120m CAT5 runs using A&H’s dSNAKE protocol. dSNAKE provides control to the remote preamp, and all mic preamps are scene recallable. AR2412 also includes a connection for personal monitoring systems.

    GLD has the ability to record and playback a stereo signal on a USB memory stick. Standard iLive audio I/O option cards for Dante, MADI, EtherSound and Allen & Heath’s ACE protocols can be fitted, allowing multi-channel record/playback, FOH/monitor splits, and connection to A&H iLive systems, which can easily be configured using GLD’s extensive soft-patching.

    • Compact digital mixer with scalable, remote I/O
    • Systems from 4 to 44 mics
    • Easy to use, quick to access, analogue style interface
    • dSNAKE Cat5 digital snake—up to 120m cable length
    • 8.4 inch colour touchscreen for graphical view and setup
    • 20 faders, 4 layers, 80 channel strips in a freely customizable layout
    • 48 input channels into 30 assignable buses (Aux, Group, Matrix, Main, FX Send) into 20 mix outputs
    • 8 stereo RackFX engines with dedicated ‘short’ returns with 4-band PEQ
    • Full processing on all inputs including trim, polarity, HPF, insert, gate, 4-band PEQ, compressor and delay
    • Full processing on all outputs including insert, PEQ, GEQ, compressor and delay
    • LR, None (monitors), LR+M (sum), LR+M (bus), LCR main mix modes
    • 16 DCAs / mute groups
    • Built-in Talkback, RTA and Signal Generator
    • I/O module options for FOH/Monitor split, multitrack recording, link to iLive and more
    • MIDI In/Out and Ethernet Network port
    • AviomTM Pro16 compatible Monitor port on main AudioRack
    • High end 1dB step recallable mic/line preamps
    • User definable channel names and colours
    • Engineer’s mono Wedge and stereo IEM strips
    • Input, output and insert soft patchbays
    • Quick copy, paste and reset of mixes and parameters
    • Libraries, Scenes and Show memories with USB transfer
    • Get started quickly with Template Shows

    $4200 shipped

    Pm me for pictures and inquiries.

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    Actually you can have up to 56 “available” inputs on the GLD series with an AR2412+AB168 on the dSnake output and an AR84 on the local Expander output. You still can only assign up to 48 channels, but you can use scenes and mix files to re-arrange routing to take advantage of this. Our GLD-80 is set up in this manner (this was a firmware update feature add a number of years ago that increased the dSnake capacity from 32 to 40 channels).

    Hope this helps,

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