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When using a USB ZED mixer on Mac OS X with an audio application that doesn't allow you to select a separate input and output, it is necessary to create an aggregate driver. This will be required with applications such as Pro Tools, Logic ">An aggrega...
With the ZED mixer disconnected from the Apple Mac, start a new GarageBand session, delete any audio tracks to create a blank template (highlight track then click 'Track' and select 'Delete Track'). Plug in the USB cable from the ZED into an available ...
Q: I'm suffering from audible latency when using my ZED mixer with a DAW A: The default USB Audio Codec driver used by the ZED series (apart from the ZED-R16) does not allow you to reduce the latency by lowering buffer sizes. If you are using y...
The AUX outputs on the ZED range are impedance balanced [1] (as opposed to being electronically balanced) and as such should be used with TRS jacks [2] to ensure optimal performance. The ZED-4 range also has the option to have electronically balanced ...
The USB ZED mixers are class compliant, they do not require drivers and use the built in WDM drivers in Microsoft Windows and Apple's Core Audio drivers in Mac OSX. Just plug the mixer into a computer via USB and your're ready to go, the device wil...
Windows 7 will sometimes default the USB Audio Codec to a mono input so please check that your sound recording properties are set correctly Within Windows 7: * Navigate to the Control Panel * Click Sound * Select Manage Audio Devices * Sele...
If using the ZED-10 / ZED-10FX to record via USB and the signal strength into the recording software appears too low, the gain structure between the mixer, soundcard and software may need to be adjusted. THE ARE 3 WAYS OF ROUTING AUDIO TO THE USB SO...
Ambient operating temperature for all ZED series mixers should be within 0 to 35 Deg Centigrade.
We have identified an issue whereby some ZED-R16 users may experience distorted audio on the LR 17-18 digital sends and ADAT I/O using driver version 4.2.0. THIS ISSUE HAS BEEN RESOLVED, PLEASE UPGRADE TO THE LATEST VERSION.
To configure your Allen & Heath desk for use with an external FX processor carry out the following steps. * Connect an Aux* output to the mono or left input of your external FX processor. * Connect the stereo LR returns from your FX processor to a s...
The midi ports on the ZED-R16 can be used to send or receive midi signals to and from the ZED-R16 and external midi devices. The midi ports CANNOT BE USED AS A MIDI INTERFACE to provide direct connectivity to your DAW for use of external synths, MPC's, ...