Open Box (Fair - Needs Repair) Allen & Heath MixWizard WZ3 14:4:2+ Mixer
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A top choice in flexible pro consoles.
The Allen & Heath MixWizard WZ3 14:4:2+ Mixer meets the top 4 requirements for pleasing the most demanding engineers: great sound, high quality, ease of use, and lots of really useful features. The Allen & Heath WZ3 is a 4 audio-group mixer that's ideal for live sound applications. You'll appreciate the mixing console's improved EQ and preamp design, individual phantom power switches, channel meters, and the 2-output matrix. 10 mono channels and 2 stereo channels offer dual functionality for front of house and monitoring, 4-band EQ, phantom power, 6 aux sends, On switch with LED, and 100mm smooth-action faders, plus direct out and inserts.
GRP/Aux mode switches reverse aux master section with the group and LR faders, providing up to 6 monitor sends with inserts on 100mm faders. Another under-panel switch converts the Mono control and XLR out to an engineer's listen wedge output.
10 mic/line channels with switchable 4-band EQ, HPF, individual phantom power, 6 auxes, ON switch with LED, and 100mm smooth action fader. A direct out and insert using all-metal TRS jacks are provided.
Dual stereo channels
The Allen & Heath MixWizard WZ3 14:4:2 has 2 dual stereo input channels as standard. ST1/3 and ST2/4 jacks have separate gain controls and ON switch. Each stereo channel on the audio mixer has a 4-band EQ.
4 audio groups
Assigned from paired routing buttons and pan from channels. Groups access L/R busses via a pan control and on switch. Groups have XLR outputs, 3-color meters, and inserts in GRP mode.
6 auxiliary sends
6 auxiliaries, 1, 2 prefade (option: link to follow pre/post switch), 3-4 switchable pre/post fade (option: permanently prefade) and 5 and 6 switchable pre/post. Aux masters are rotary controls with AFL and can feed XLR outputs with inserts when the GRP/Aux reverse switches are pressed.
4-Band EQ plus HPF
Separate controls for sweep and cut/boost on mid bands. HPF @ 100Hz is switchable.
The Allen & Heath WZ3 14:4:2 mixing console is supplied with a 2-output matrix on TRS jack as standard feed from groups 1 to 4 and L/R.
Headphone and wedge monitor controls. PFL/AFL on all sections with LED indicators. Peak and signal LED on all channels. 4-segment, 3-color LED meters on GRP/Aux. 12-segment bar meter on L & R follows the PAFL system. Channels have TRS direct outs for recording. 2-track record/monitoring/replay. Talkback with trim to all auxes, groups, and LR. Oscillator and pink noise generator are provided for line-up.
High performance internal switched-mode power supply. A backup power supply connector is provided with your Allen & Heath MixWizard WZ3 Mixer.
- Versatile 6x2 matrix
- Dual stereo channel routing modes
- Improved preamp design
- More responsive EQ
- Channel phantom power switches and indicators
- User friendly aux sends and direct outputs
- XLR lamp socket
- Syslink options
- Pluggable jumper links
- Universal rack or desk mount
- Separate internal power supply
- Dual redundant power supply connector
- Mic/line balanced I/O
The ultimate mixer for touring bands and small-to-medium installs. Own yours now.
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Comments about Allen & Heath MixWizard WZ3 14:4:2+ Mixer:
I purchased one of these babies, (after hours of research) and I must admit I was truly impressed with this mixer. I had used lower end stuff in the 300-to-600 range all thru my mixing years. This mixer performs to levels I never dreamed of. The eq on each strip is just amazing, wow, you even get two sweeps. (HM and LM) It is also very easy to get it up and running. The layout of all the controls are just lovely and very user friendly. I especially love all the additonals options you can create to get different mixes out to monitors, recorders, etc. I can't wait to patch it into my digital recorder and do a "live recording". The pre-amps on this mixer are just to die for. They are so powerful also. I was running my mike at 3 o'clock on my old mixer, I am at 10:30 on the AH. I rotated the input section to the underneath postion and it sits perfectly in my 10 space rack. This was very simple to do, only involved removing and replacing 2 screws!! I would highly recommend this mixer to anyone that is tired of messing with all the "entry level" mixers, that all sound just like each other. This mixer is very unique, I assure you, and you will not be disappointed that you made the move to a higher end machine. It is designed to be adaptive to your live and studio needs for many years to come. I look forward to my first use of this mixer this weekend, and I know there will be smiles in my band and on the listening audience!! Simple put, for the money, you will not find anything else in it's class, you get what you pay for!