The WZ3:16:2 is a versatile, easy to use 16 mic/line channel mixer – the next generation of this industry standard multi-purpose design. MixWizard compact mixers have carved out a unique place in the pro audio pantheon of professional multipurpose consoles. For years, and in every year, Allen & Heath has supplied thousands of MixWizards for hundreds of different applications, all of which have four requirements in common – great sound, high quality, ease of use and lots of really useful features. The WZ316:2 ships with mains leads, user guide, A&H stickers. Mono inputs include 16 mic/line channels with 4 band EQ, HPF, individual phantom power, 6 auxes, mute switch, signal and peak indicator LEDs and 100mm smooth action fader. A configurable direct out and insert using all-metal TRS jacks are provided. Stereo Mix with AB Out: Main output controlled by 100mm faders with 12 segment 3 color metering with insert. A-B output for additional L&R stereo output selectable pre or post L&R faders. Unique underpanel mode switch to configure A-B as a local monitor output for additional stereo monitoring. Dedicated Mono Output: Mono fader feeds mono XLR output. Source select L+R sum or aux 6 mix for creating separate mono/C or aux fed sub mix. The WZ3:16:2 has 6 Auxiliary Sends, 1-2 prefade (option: link to follow pre/post switch), 3-4 switchable pre/post fade (option: permanently prefade) and 5-6 post fade (option to follow pre/post switch). Internal option to configure stereo channel L signal to odd auxes and R signal to even auxes. Aux masters are rotary controls with TRS outputs. The aux busses can be monitored in mono or related stereo pairs. The unit also provides 4 Band EQ plus HPF, Mono channels have separate controls for sweep and cut/boost on mid bands. HPF @ 100Hz is switchable. 2 Stereo Returns: TRS line inputs, routed via level controls to L&R mix. ST1 can feed aux 1-4. Note: the internal FX returns to ST1. The ST1 inputs allows external FX to be mixed in. The On-board Digital FX includes 32 FX programs with external MIDI editing/control. Can be configured in single mode (16 programs fed from aux 5) or Dual mode (8 programs fed from aux 5 plus another 8 programs fed from aux 6). FX are returned via ST1 to the mix, aux 1-4. The effects can be muted using a footswitch. WZ FX editor software is available from the Allen & Heath website. Engineer’s Toolbox makeshHeadphone output and local monitor possible, with separate level controls. Red LED indicator when PFL on input channels is selected. PFL signal overrides the selected monitor source and L&R metering. A-B output can be configured as local stereo monitor.