Allen & Heath Digital Snake Stagebox

Allen & Heath

Product Highlights

  • Can only be rented with our Qu-24 mixer
  • 16 Mic Preamps on XLR
  • Phantom Power LED per Input
  • 8 XLR Line Outs
  • dSNAKE Connection with locking Ethercon port
Rentex No. AHAB168 | Mfr No. AH-AB-168

AB168 is a portable AudioRack, providing 16 XLR inputs and 8 XLR outputs when connected to a GLD-80 or GLD-112 mixer, or to an AR2412 AudioRack.

Featuring 16 mic preamps with Phantom Power indicators and 8 XLR line outs, AB168 runs on Allen & Heath’s proprietary dSNAKE protocol.

The AB168 unit connects over a single Cat5 cable to the GLD mixer or to an AR2412 AudioRack via a secure dSNAKE EtherCon port. A second EtherCon port is provided for daisy-chaining to another AB168 box or connection of a ME personal mixing system. AB168 auto updates its firmware to synchronise with the GLD system.

Connectors (Front Panel) 16 x XLR female, mic/line inputs 8 x XLR male, outputs
Connectors (Rear Panel) 1 x dSNAKE port for CAT5 cable link to mixer or rack 1 x Expander port for CAT5 cable link to connect additional rack 1 x IEC, VAC power input
Compatibility GLD-80 mixer, GLD-112 mixer, and AR2412 AudioRack
Dimensions (W x H x D) 16.2 x 6.1 x 7.4″ (41.1 x 15.4 x 18.9 cm)
Weight 10.6 lb (4.8 kg)


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