ME-U

10 port PoE Monitor Hub for Parallel Connection

ME-U is a touring grade, 10 port PoE hub providing power and audio to multiple ME-1 and/or ME-500 personal mixers. ME-U’s default input card allows seamless integration with Allen & Heath dLive, SQ and Qu mixers. Fitting a Dante or MADI option card to the ME-U allows users of other pro digital mixer brands to feed up to 40 sources to ME-1s, or up to 16 sources to ME-500s.

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Feature Summary

  • 10 ports with locking Ethercon connectors
  • Each port provides power + audio to a ME-1 or ME-500
  • Link 2 hubs for more ports
  • Touring grade build quality
  • 2U rack or desk mounting
  • Connected ME-1s automatically pick up channel names from SQ or dLive mixers
  • Browser-based setup of unit name and IP address, and manual entry of channel names

When to use ME-U

If you’re using Allen & Heath digital consoles, ME-U gives you the option to take your ME system to the next level of professionalism, eliminating the clutter of separate power supplies for each directly connected ME-1 or ME-500 unit and providing a high quality, road-proven alternative to standard PoE hubs. If you’re using other console brands, ME-U is your gateway to the ME system, with MADI, Dante and Waves SG option cards allowing a digital feed of up to 40 sources from third party systems.

System Examples


ME-1 and ME-500 mixers can be directly connected to any available ME, SLink, dSnake or Monitor port in an Allen & Heath digital mixing system. Multiple ME-1 and ME-500 mixers can be daisy-chained with all mixers powered via external PSU.

The ME-U hub can be connected to any available ME, SLink, dSnake or Monitor port in an Allen & Heath digital mixing system. ME-1 and ME-500 mixers connected directly to the ME-U are powered via PoE. Additional ME-1 and ME-500 mixers can be daisy-chained and powered via external PSU. Multiple ME-U hubs can be daisy-chained together if more than 10 ports are required.


 

ME 3rd Party Options

The ME-U hub can be fitted with a Dante or MADI option card enabling the connection of 3rd party digital mixing systems.

ME-1 and ME-500 mixers connected directly to the ME-U are powered via PoE. Additional ME-1 and ME-500 mixers can be daisy-chained and powered via external PSU. Multiple ME-U hubs can be daisy-chained together if more than 10 ports are required.

ME-1 and ME-500 can be used as drop-in replacements for older AVIOM® A-16ii units.

DiGiCo and ME

The DMI-ME option card enables selected DiGiCo consoles to send up to 40 channels to a ME system. See the DiGiCo website for more details.

ME-U Videos

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Allen & Heath New ME - Personal Mixing System

ME-U Documents

Download brochures, user guides and other documents for this product.

Important

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.

ME-U Software

 

V1.02 is a maintenance release of the ME-U Personal Mixer Hub firmware. It adds support of the M-Waves V2 option card.

To read the release notes please click here.

 

Firmware – Registration Required

ME-U firmware V1.02

Current Version - Released Feb 13th 2015