Allen and Heath releases new mixer ….Xone 43=42+1?

Okay April 1st usually gets all the jokesters out….Google reversed all my searches, NI came out with Traktor 3… you get what i’m talking about. So when Allen and Heath releases to the press that they are releasing a new mixer called the Xone 43 I was a little sceptical. Sure enough they have released an analogue 4 channel mixer plus an extra channel for a mic or line input (4+1 channels). No Fx section like the DB series, No LFO’s like the 92, Not even the basic USB interface like 42. The Xone43 looks like the Xone42 with updated trim with a few added(or revised changes).

Who’s it For

  1. A DJ that wants a no frills high quality mixer
  2. You want that warm A&H sound
  3. You want the legendary Xone Filter
  4. You have a 4 ch. audio card already or only use CDJ/Turntables
  5. You already have FX units or use built-in software effects
  6. Just want a great mixer instead of an overrated Pioneer or Denon

All said if you start to add up the price of this mixer with a good sound card and add in some sort of FX unit your better off buying into the Xone DB2 or Xone DB4 if you can afford it! So go through the priority list to see want your needs are.

Check out the specs:

• 4 channels with phono/line inputs
• VCF Filter system – low-pass, high-pass and band-pass filters plus frequency and resonance controls
• 3-band EQ
• External FX loop (Send/Return) system with dry/wet control per channel
• Mic input on balanced XLR, with 2-band EQ
• Balanced main mix out on XLR
• Independent booth out
• Record out
• 3.5mm and 1/4″ headphone outputs
• Touring grade build quality
• Super smooth VCA channel faders
• User changeable crossfader
• Innofader compatible
• Crossfader curve switch
• 20dB pro standard headroom
• 9-segment signal level monitoring

 

Official website

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