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.

For documentation and software on the M-Dante card, please click here.

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 Catalina

The correct operation of this product with macOS Catalina is not yet verified by our development and test departments. As a result, macOS Catalina is not currently supported.

As our test programmes are completed we will update this notice.

ME-U Software

 

V1.10 is a feature release of the ME-U Personal Mixer Hub firmware. It adds Import and Export options for channel names and stereo links plus the ability to ignore errors with MADI streams and out-of-range external clock signals.

To read the release notes please click here.

 

Firmware – Registration Required

ME-U firmware V1.10

Current Version - Released May 2019

ME-U firmware V1.02

Previous Version - Released Feb 2015