Allen & Heath DT168 Dante I/O Expander

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Allen & Heath DT168 Dante I/O Expander
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The Allen & Heath DT168 provides 16 microphone preamps and 8 line outputs in a convenient stagebox form factor. Ideal for portable applications thanks to its rubber bumpers and handle, it can be deployed on stage or used as a drop-in expander in any SQ or dLive Dante network.

DT168 offers the acclaimed Allen & Heath preamps, complete with 96kHz converters for best-in-class sound quality over Dante, plus Primary and Secondary ports for daisy-chain or redundancy through secure EtherCon connectors.

Dante audio expander, 96kHz / 48kHz
Portable stagebox design
16 mic preamps on XLR with Phantom Power status LEDs
8 XLR Line Outs
Primary and Secondary Dante ports with locking EtherCon
Redundant or Switched mode
Direct preamp control from dLive and SQ
Optional 19-inch rack mount kit available
Rubber bumpers and carry handle
AES67 compatible
Dante Domain Manager ready

System Specification
Mic/Line XLR Inputs Balanced, +48V Phantom Power
Mic/Line Preamp Fully recallable
Input Sensitivity -60 to +15dBu
Analogue Gain +5 to +60dB, 1dB steps
Pad -20dB Active PAD
Maximum Input Level +30dBu (PAD in)
Input Impedance >4kO (Pad out), >10kO (Pad in)
Mic/Line Channel noise 22-22kHz, Direct Out @ unbalanced out
Mic EIN -127dB with 150? source
Unity gain (Pad in) -90dBu
Low gain (5dB, Pad out) -96dBu
Mid gain (30dB, Pad out) -90dBu
Mic/Line Channel THD+N 22-22kHz, Direct Out @ unbalanced out
Unity gain (Pad in) 0.003% -88dBu @ 1kHz, 0dBu output
Low gain (5dB, Pad out) 0.002% -93dBu @ 1kHz, 0dBu output
Mid gain (30dB, Pad out) 0.003% -88dBu @ 1kHz, 0dBu output
Analogue XLR Outputs Balanced, Relay protected
Output Impedance <75O
Nominal Output +4dBu = 0dB meter reading
Maximum Output Level +22dBu
Residual Output Noise -92dBu (muted, 20-20kHz)

Sample rate
Bit Depth
Gain, Pad, 48v Control
48kHz or 96kHz
24 Bit
Allen & Heath dlive or SQ system
Operating Temperature 0 deg C to 40 deg C
(32 deg F to 104 deg F)
Mains Power 100-240V, 50/60 Hz, 40W max

Dimensions and Weight Width x Depth x Height x Weight
410mm x 190mm x 185mm x 4.6kg
(16.1inches x 7.5inches x 7.3inches x 10.1lbs)
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