Knowledgebase : SQ Series
To hard reset the SQ mixer, as explained in the Reference Guide:  Hold the EQ ‘In’ and ‘HF’ keys when powering on the SQ. This will clear all mix settings and all saved data, including Shows/Scenes and Libraries, so back-up any data you wish to keep usi...
Press a fader strip Sel key to select a channel, press the Processing key to display the available processing for the selected channel. This shows a bank overview of 8 channels, the highlighted channel on screen relates to the selected channel. Select a p...
Once an FX engine is loaded into a rack, any input and group can be routed to an FX bus. By default, the blue FX keys above the mix keys are routed to the first 4 FX racks with 4 effects recalled into the racks for quick access. The FX engines require a...
Press a fader strip Sel key and press the Routing key under the screen. This displays the routing options for a bank of 8 channels, Direct Out settings, DCA and Mute group assigns, and mix bus settings. The overview shows what assignments, routing, and le...
The SQ has a variety of mix buses, including: * Aux – Usually used for stage monitoring, with wedge speakers and IEM’s, or to an FX engine. * Group – Usually used for grouping and routing inputs to a single fader, to then route to the main LR bus or...
DCA’s or Digitally Controlled Amplifiers are a useful tool to control the level of multiple channels at once. No audio passes through a DCA, they are purely for control purposes. Using the fader of a DCA effects the overall level of the assigned channels ...
The ability to save and recall specific settings is available on certain processing blocks on the input and output channels, and FX racks. This is stored in the Library under the User tab and the following settings can be stored and recalled: * Input ...
When using delay or infill speakers, a matrix can be used to send a mix bus at a separate level. Delay, Trim, Polarity, Insert, PEQ, GEQ and compressors are available on each matrix for processing. To send a mix bus to a Matrix * Press the Sel key o...
The SQ (v1.1.0 +) can send and receive audio with the Qu (v1.93 +) over the dSnake protocol.
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WHAT IS DEEP? DEEP processing models real hardware units and can be embedded directly in the channel strip, replacing the stock processing and adding zero latency. As they are used in place of the stock processing, there is no limitation on the number of...
The SQ can use any output or Tie Line to route audio to the USB bus. For input channels, Tie Lines can be used to send an unprocessed, post preamp signal that isn't affected by any fader or mute controls, or the direct output. The direct output settings c...
ISSUE: SQ NOT RECOGNISED AS A DEVICE IN WINDOWS. ANSWER: INSTALL SQ ASIO/WDM DRIVER - Download the driver here [https://www.allen-heath.com/key-series/sq/sq-software/] ISSUE: SIGNAL SENT FROM THE SQ NOT SEEN ON THE PC AND VICE VERSA. ANSWER: CHANGE US...
_BEFORE YOU BEGIN:_ * _Your SQ Expanders must be on firmware version 1.0.5._ * _Your SQ Firmware must be on version 1.4.1._ GETTING STARTED WITH SQ AND DANTE: 1 – YOUR DANTE CARD A Dante Card gives you the freedom to connect to other Dante Devices...
ADVANCING WITH SQ AND DANTE This guide covers a more advanced approach to the use of SQ and Dante, with various techniques and features that are particularly useful for aspects such as theatre installs and multi-complex buildings such as large hotels or ...
There are 5 individually adjustable brightness settings on the SQ, accessed by pressing the 'BRIGHTNESS' button on the home screen, or by pressing the 'SETUP' screen key and going to 'SURFACE > SURFACE PREFS'. TOUCHSCREEN - Touchscreen brightness LEDS - ...