Behringer XENYX QX2442USB Mixer


The Xenyx QX2442USB is a 24-input, 4/2-bus mixer with Xenyx mic preamps and compressors, a USB audio interface, and a wireless option. It's fitted with Behringer's "British" 3-band EQ and, 60mm log-taper faders, and sealed rotary controls. But the icing on the cake is the onboard Klark Teknik FX processor with 100 killer presets. Flexible routing, including four aux sends per channel and four subgroups with separate outputs, makes for easy integration into your setup, while the Xenyx QX2442USB's onboard USB port gives you effortless connection to your computer for recording.

Flexible mixer with audio interface and FX = convenience
Mixers with an onboard audio interface and effects - it's a trend we're seeing quite a bit of these days. And it spells convenience for you. Start with the Behringer Xenyx QX2442USB and your laptop. Throw in a couple of nice mics, and you're ready to record, wherever you are. Plus, if you prefer to compress on the way in, the Xenyx QX2442USB has onboard compression that obviates the need for outboard gear. Behringer has also fitted the Xenyx QX2442USB with a 24-bit Klark Teknik FX processor, complete with 100 presets, including reverb, chorus, flanger, delay, pitch shifting, and more. Factor in the flexible routing and monitoring, and the free downloadable software - not to mention the gentle price, and you've got a winner with the Behringer Xenyx QX2442USB!

Behringer Xenyx QX2442USB Features at a Glance:
Low-noise, high-headroom analog mixer
Ten phantom-powered XENYX Mic Preamps comparable to stand-alone preamps
Eight studio-grade compressors with easy "one-knob" functionality
Built-in stereo USB audio interface lets you connect directly to your computer
Neo-classic "British" 3-band EQ (with semi-parametric mids) for warm and musical sound
24-bit Klark Teknik FX processor with 100 presets, including:
Reverb, chorus, flanger, delay, pitch shifter and various multi-effects
Four aux sends per channel:
Two pre/post-fader for monitoring and FX applications
Two post-fader for internal FX or external send
Channel inserts on each mono channel for flexible connection of outboard equipment
Clip LEDs, mute, main mix and subgroup routing switches, solo and PFL functions on all channels
Four subgroups with separate outputs for added routing flexibility
Four multi-function stereo aux returns with flexible routing
Balanced main mix outputs with gold-plated XLR connectors
Separate control room, headphones, and 2-track outputs
Control room/phones outputs with multi-input source matrix
Long-wearing 60mm logarithmic-taper faders and sealed rotary controls
"Planet Earth" switching power supply delivers:
100V-240V flexibility
Noise-free audio and superior transient response
Low power consumption for energy savings
Free software, downloadable at
Audio recording, editing, and podcasting software
150 instrument/effect plug-ins
High-quality components and rugged construction ensure long life
Wireless-ready for Behringer digital wireless system (not included)
Tech Specs
Type Analog
Channels 16
Inputs - Mic Preamps 10 x XLR
Inputs - Line 16 x TRS, 2 x RCA
Outputs - Main 2 x XLR, 2 x TRS
Outputs - Direct 8 direct outs (Channel 1-8)
Outputs - Other 2 x TRS (CR)
Headphones 1 x 1/4"
Send/Return I/O 4 x TRS/3 x stereo
Phantom Power 8
EQ Bands 3-band
Aux Sends 2 x pre/post, 2 x post
Busses/Groups 4/2 Bus
Faders 17 x 60mm throw
Channel Inserts Yes
Effects Yes
Computer Connectivity 1 x USB
Height 5.5"
Width 17.5"
Depth 17.3"
Weight 12.6 lbs.