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Allen & Heath dLive Expander Rack

The rugged Allen & Heath DX168 expander is the perfect addition to your MixRack or Surface!


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MSRP: Old Price $1,699.00 Discounted Price $1,299.00 Save : $400.00 (24%)
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MSRP: Old Price $1,699.00 Discounted Price $1,299.00 Save : $400.00 (24%)
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With the DX168 dLive Expander Rack, you get 16 XLR mic inputs and 8 XLR line outputs that work seemlessly up to 100 meters with dLine systems when linked up via Allen & Heath's Cat5e Cables. Features included "Redundant" mode which allows dual cable redundant connections to the dLive S Class along with non-redundant single connections to the S Class and C Class systems. "Cascade" mode allows for six DX186 units to S Class or C Class systems expanding them to 96 remote inputs and 48 remote outputs. Its ruggest box enclosure includes rubber bumper guards and a carrying handle for easy transportation. A rackmount kit is available to be racked on a standard 19-inch rack.

  • 16 Mic Preamps on XLR with Phantom Power status LEDs
  • 8 XLR Line Outs
  • Compatible with dLive S Class and dLive C Class hardware
  • Up to 6 DX168 units can be added to a dLive system for 96 inputs / 48 outputs
  • Cascade mode allows daisy-chaining of 2 DX168 Expanders for additional I/O (requires firmware 1.60 or higher)
  • Redundant DX connection to dLive S Class hardware
  • Optional 19-inch rack mount kit available
  • Plug and Play – no IP addressing required
  • Compatible with CAT5e (or higher) cables of up to 100m
  • Rubber bumpers and Carry handle

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Things You Will Get:

  • dLive Expander Rack
  • Power Cable


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Analog Inputs
  • (x16) XLR Inputs
  • Analog Outputs (x8) XLR Outputs
    Digital Inputs 4
    Digital Input Type AES3 XLR Inputs with SRC
    Digital Outputs 2
    Digital Output Type dSNAKE port for CAT5 cable link to mixer or AR2412 rack, Expander port for CAT5 cable link to connect additional AB168 rack
    Built-in DSP No
    Ethernet Cat5 Yes
    Phantom Power Yes
    Dimensions 16.2" x 6.1 x 7.4"
    Weight 23lbs
    Series dLive Series
    Model AH-DX168
    Warranty Info:

    The manufacturer's warranty covers parts for one year and labor for one year from date of purchase. The warranty excludes damage from misuse, abuse, and contains other exclusions.

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