Allen & Heath AH-DX168 16x8 Portable DX I/O Expander

Allen & Heath SKU: AH-DX168
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The rugged DX168 Portable DX Expander from Allen & Heath adds remote inputs and outputs to the dLive S Class or C Class mixing systems. It features 16 XLR mic/line inputs, with independent phantom power LED indicators, along with eight XLR line outputs. The expander connects to the dLive system via a Cat 5 cable (sold separately), allowing for the inputs and outputs to be positioned up to 330' away from the mixer.

Up to six DX168 units can be added to a dLive system for a total of 96 inputs and 48 outputs, and Cascade mode allows daisy-chaining of two DX168 expanders for additional inputs and outputs. The sturdy and versatile design of the expander and hard-wearing rubber bumpers allow it to be placed directly on the stage floor during performances or rack-mounted in a standard 19" rack or case (requires a remote audio rack kit—sold separately). It also comes with a carry handle for convenience and portability.

  • 16 x Mic/Line Preamps with Phantom Power
  • 16 x XLR Inputs / 8 x XLR Outputs
  • For dLive S Class or C Class Systems
  • Position up to 330' from Mixer
  • Rugged with Rubber Bumpers
  • Carry Handle
AC Input Power 100 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz
Power Consumption 40 W (Maximum)
Operating Temperature 32 to 95°F / 0 to 35°C
Dimensions 16.1 x 7.5 x 7.3" / 40.9 x 19.1 x 18.5 cm
Weight 10.1 lb / 4.6 kg

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