Product Highlights
  • 16x XLR-3F / 2x RCA - MIDI In Audio Inputs
  • 2x XLR-3M / 2x RCA / 6x 1/4" / Ultranet / Ethernet Audio Outputs
  • 18 Channels
  • XLR / TRS / RCA Connection
  • iPad Compatibility
  • 31-Band Graphic EQ
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Overview

The X18 is a powerhouse 18 input/12 bus portable mixer for iPad, and other tablets, ideally suited for both live and studio applications, thanks to its 16 award-winning MIDAS-designed mic preamps, convenient integrated Wi-Fi module for wireless control and onboard, lightning-speed USB Audio Interface. The freedom to move around and manipulate all parameters of your mix with the free iOS and PC apps lets you dial in the perfect sound from anywhere in the venue – or the tracking room!

On the Move

The best part about tablet computing is the incredible way they’ve brought the power of complete mobility to the art of making music. With the X18’s beautifully laid-out top panel, all you need to do is plug in your mic and line level sources, then mix them from anywhere you like – via the intuitive, free remote control app on your tablet.

MIDAS – The Legend in Sound Quality

Ever since its formation in the 1970s, MIDAS has had a long history of innovation and leadership in the world of audio mixing consoles. Employed by the most famous touring acts and installations world-wide, legendary MIDAS consoles such as the XL4 and Heritage H3000 quickly became industry standards.

MIDAS has earned their impeccable reputation due to their no-compromise approach for audio and build quality and in particular for their Award-winning Mic Preamps which are considered by industry experts as the industry's best sounding designs. Building on this legacy, the XL8 and PRO Series of Live Mixing Systems continue this great heritage of Award-winning audio quality.

Wirelessly Inspired

Designed for the ultimate in mobility, the X18 comes with an integrated Wi-Fi module for direct control of the mixer’s functions without the need to setup and configure an external router. The X18 gives you the freedom to focus on your mix, while allowing you to move about the venue to experience what every part of the audience is hearing. Plus you can adjust live monitor wedges from the artist’s perspective – or better yet, let them mix their own IEMs or floor monitors via their own tablets.

Recording Simplicity

The incredibly fast and comprehensive 18 x 18 channel, bi-directional USB interface also makes the X18 an amazingly powerful digital mixing solution for recording directly to your iPad or PC. Whether you’re making rock history in the studio, or you want to capture intimate live performances – it’s never been easier to record stunning tracks with exceptional clarity.

Virtual FX Rack

The onboard virtual FX Rack provides access to four true-stereo (8 mono), multi-effects processors including delay, chorus, dynamics – plus it can run production-quality, true-stereo reverbs concurrently with 31-band EQ, all without the need for any additional hardware.

You can select any combination of high-end simulations of legendary studio effects, such as the Lexicon 480L and PCM70, as well as the EMT250 and Quantec QRS reverbs. Onboard processing means your computer doesn’t have to do the heavy lifting during a mixing session with DAW plug ins as the X18 has a whole studio of FX under it's hood.

Seeing is Believing

The X18 allows you to achieve new levels of EQ finesse thanks to its 100-band Real Time Analyzer, which is built into every input channel and bus EQ. Visual feedback built into the control app allows you to see and make fast, surgical adjustments to frequencies in need of a little boost or a cut. You’ll wonder how you ever EQ’d without it!

The Easy Way to Send Sound

ULTRANET connectivity allows you to send up to 16 digital sources over Cat 5e cable to other ULTRANET compatible gear such as P16-M personal monitors or the new iQ loudspeakers from TURBOSOUND. Send any of the X18’s input sources through one lightweight, easy-to-deploy Ethernet cable to a P16-D distribution hub or to individual P16-M monitor mixers. This powerful tool makes it easy for individual performers to create their own “more me” mix – and frees you up to put on your best show.

In addition to the Main LR Outs for Front of House, 6 Aux buses with inserts, full dynamics and 6-band parametric EQ are provided for dialing in perfect monitor mixes. Connectivity is made simple with 6 TRS outputs for Aux buses, 2 XLR Main Outs, as well as stereo RCA sockets and phones connection with dedicated Level control.

Take Control

The X18 combines a robust 18-channel digital mixer with immaculate sounding MIDAS-designed mic preamps, built in Wi-Fi for iPad/tablet control apps, a superb 18 x 18 USB recording interface and 4 stereo FX slots with over 40 meticulously modeled studio effects. You also get state-of-the-art, 40-Bit floating-point DSP for “unlimited” dynamic range – with no overload and near-zero overall latency. The result is a comprehensive live mixing and studio recording solution that provides incredible versatility and unparalleled performance.

Compose. Record. Mix. Share.

Tracktion is one of the world's fastest and easiest Digital Audio Workstations (DAW) for composing, recording, editing, mixing and sharing your music with the world. Featuring a single-screen interface, and pushing the envelope in design elegance, Tracktion brings together outstanding Pro DAW features, such as dynamic automation, unlimited track count, MIDI recording and support for VST and AU plug-ins. This powerful music production software gives you all the tools of an entire professional-grade recording studio. Learning a DAW has never been easier, thanks to their vast and readily available library of resources. As our way of saying "Thank You", when you register your (insert the product name) at behringer.com, we'll reward you with a complimentary download code for the full version of Tracktion 4. Recording and editing couldn’t be easier.

Features

  • iPad/Android tablet controlled 18-input digital mixer for studio and live applications
  • 16 award-winning MIDAS-designed, fully programmable mic preamps for audiophile sound quality
  • Integrated Wifi module for direct control--no need for external routers or any specialized connectors
  • 18 x 18 channel, bidirectional USB interface for direct recording on iPad etc.
  • Revolutionary Dugan Auto-Mixing automatically manages microphone gain sharing (future firmware)
  • Award-winning X32 effects rack featuring 4 stereo FX slots including high-end simulations such as Lexicon 480L and PCM70*, EMT250* and Quantec QRS etc.
  • 100-band Real Time Analyzer (RTA) for all channel and bus EQ's
  • ULTRANET connectivity for BEHRINGER's P-16 Personal Monitoring System
  • Ultra-wide tray suitable for almost all tablets, iPads and even mini notebooks
  • 6 aux and main LR buses with inserts, full dynamics processing and 6-band parametric or 31-band graphic EQ
  • 6 TRS aux outputs and 2 XLR main outputs plus stereo RCA output and phones connectors
  • 40-Bit floating-point DSP features "unlimited" dynamic range with no internal overload and near-zero overall latency
  • Free iOS, Android and PC/Mac/Linux apps available for remote operation via Ethernet, LAN or WiFi
  • MIDI In/Out allows controlling the mixer via MIDI equipment (incl. Mackie Control protocol) or for use as a USB MIDI interface
  • Future firmware updates, incl. new FX “Plug Ins”, downloadable from behringer.com free of charge
  • Internal switch-mode power supply for noise-free audio and low power consumption
  • 3-Year Warranty Program
  • Conceived and designed by BEHRINGER Germany

What's Included

  • Behringer X18 - Compact 18-Input Digital iPad/Tablet Mixer
  • Power Cord

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Product Specifications

Inputs 16x combination XLR-3F/TRS inputs with MIDAS designed preamps
2x RCA inputs (stereo pair)
1x MIDI in
Outputs 2x XLR-3M main outputs
2x RCA outputs (stereo pair)
6x 1/4" aux sends
1x MIDI out
1x ULTRANET
1x Ethernet port for remote control
1x USB type B for 18 x 18 audio interface
1x 1/4" stereo headphone with dedicated volume control

 

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