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Allen & Heath DT168 16-Input Dante Expander Stagebox

Original price $3,199.00
Original price $3,199.00 - Original price $3,199.00
Original price $3,199.00
Current price $2,599.00
$2,599.00 - $2,599.00
Current price $2,599.00
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❓ Out of stock
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Portable and Powerful - The Allen & Heath DT168 16-Input Dante Expander Stagebox

The DT168 provides 16 microphone preamps and 8 line outputs in a convenient stagebox form factor. Ideal for portable applications thanks to its rubber bumpers and handle, it can be deployed on stage or used as a drop-in expander in any SQ, Avantis, AHM-64 or dLive Dante network.

DT168 offers the acclaimed Allen & Heath preamps, complete with 96kHz converters for best-in-class sound quality over Dante, plus Primary and Secondary ports for daisy-chain or redundancy through secure EtherCon connectors.

Up to 16 units can be added to an AHM-64, SQ, Avantis or dLive system when equipped with an SQ Dante or dLive 96kHz Dante card.

DT Preamp Control software allows remote control of multiple DT expanders, and enables the use of DT expanders with Dante equipped 3rd party digital mixers and sound management systems.


  • Dante audio expander, 96kHz / 48kHz
  • Portable stagebox design
  • 16 mic preamps on XLR with Phantom Power status LEDs
  • 8 XLR Line Outs
  • Primary and Secondary Dante ports with locking EtherCon
  • Redundant or Switched mode
  • Direct preamp control from dLive, Avantis, AHM-64, and SQ
  • Remote control of preamps via DT Preamp Control software for integration with 3rd party systems
  • Optional 19-inch rack mount kit available
  • Rubber bumpers and carry handle
  • AES67 compatible
  • Dante Domain Manager ready


SPECIFICATIONS

Mic/Line XLR Inputs: Balanced, +48V Phantom Power

  • Mic/Line Preamp: Fully recallable
  • Input Sensitivity: -60 to +15dBu
  • Analogue Gain: +5 to +60dB, 1dB steps
  • Pad: -20dB Active PAD
  • Maximum Input Level: +30dBu (PAD in)
  • Input Impedance: >4kΩ (Pad out), >10kΩ (Pad in)

Mic/Line Channel Noise: 22-22kHz, Direct Out at unbalanced out

  • Mic EIN: -127dB with 150Ω source
  • Unity gain (Pad in): -90dBu
  • Low gain (5dB, Pad out): -96dBu
  • Mid gain (30dB, Pad out): -90dBu
  • Mic/Line Channel THD+N: 22-22kHz, Direct Out @ unbalanced out
  • Unity gain (Pad in): 0.003% -88dBu at 1kHz, 0dBu output
  • Low gain (5dB, Pad out): 0.002% -93dBu at 1kHz, 0dBu output
  • Mid gain (30dB, Pad out): 0.003% -88dBu at 1kHz, 0dBu output

Analogue XLR Outputs: Balanced, Relay protected

  • Output Impedance: <75Ω
  • Nominal Output: +4dBu = 0dB meter reading
  • Maximum Output Level: +22dBu
  • Residual Output Noise: -92dBu (muted, 20-20kHz)

DANTE

  • Sample Rate: 48kHz or 96 kHz
  • Bit Depth: 24 bit
  • Gian, Pad, 48v Control: Allen & Heath dLive, Avantis, AHM-64 or SQ system

Other

  • Operating Temperature: 0 degree C to 40 degree C (32 degree F to 104 degree F)
  • Mains Power: 100-240V, 50/60 Hz, 40W max
  • Dimensions and Weight: Width x Depth x Height x Weight; 410mm x 190mm x 185mm x 4.6kg; (16.1 x 7.5 x 7.3 inches x 10.1 lbs)

Manufacturer: Allen & Heath
Model: DT168
SKU: I614214-N-0-WHXPL
UPC: 6938122249110


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