The Surface is simply a controller for the MixRack. It also has an audio rack built into it to conveniently provide local inputs and outputs at the mix position. It features a large analogue style, one control per function processing block, TouchScreen, name and colour virtual ‘write-on’ strip, banks of motorised faders with independent layers, SoftKeys, built-in headphones, local monitor and talkback. The modular iLive-80 allows a variety of audio I/O modules, network formats and redundant power supply options, and can be shipped in a touring flight case.




  • Smallest modular Surface
  • 20 faders – 2 banks, 4 layers = 80 control strips
  • Up to 32 audio sockets
  • Wide range of I/O module options
  • Optional RAB2 module with Port A and Port B network options
  • Choose network option for Port A MixRack link
  • Port B can be loaded with M-MMO card option
  • Built in 3 port Ethernet switch
  • MIDI and PL-Anet ports
  • Word clock interface
  • Socket LED indicators for 48V, Mute and PAFL
  • External iPS10 redundant power supply option
  • Touring grade flight case

The iLive Family

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Firmware V1.92



iLive FX

iLive FX


Allen & Heath + macOS Mojave

In anticipation of the launch of Apple’s latest update to macOS, Mojave, please note the following:

The correct operation of the full, public release of this platform is not yet verified by our development and test departments.
As a result, support for macOS Mojave is not currently offered for this product.

Full software testing and verification will commence following the official launch by Apple. As our test programmes are completed we will update this notice.