Allen & Heath ME-500 - 16 Channel Personal Monitoring Mixer

PA SKU # AH ME500 MFR # ME-500 UPC # 6938122246751
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  • Product Highlights
  • 16 Mono/Stereo Inputs
  • Level and Pan Control
  • 8 User Presets
  • 3.5mm and 1/4" Output
  • Solo and Mute Keys
  • Master 2 Band EQ/Limiter

16-Channel Personal Monitor Mixer with 16 Assignable Keys

ME-500 is a powerful walk-up-and-mix solution that’s quick to set up and easy for just about anyone to learn in moments. The ME-500 personal mixer’s intuitive hands-on controls and crisp visual display make it easy for musicians to quickly build and control their own monitor mixes. With plug ‘n’ play setup and self-sufficient musicians, ME-500 is also a massive time-saver for the audio engineer.


Fast Setup

With ME-500 there’s no time-consuming configuration of individual units. The first 16 mono / stereo channels and / or mixes assigned from the mixer will be automatically mapped to ME-500’s 16 select keys, so it’s fast and simple to deploy personal mixers in pressured situations such as festivals.

8 User Presets

Levels, pan and mutes can all be stored and recalled at the touch of a button. Presets can be saved to USB and easily transferred to different ME-500s.


Which ME is right for ME?

Although superficially similar, ME-1 and ME-500 are quite different solutions for different types of users and scenarios. For resident artists (such as a broadcast house band or church praise band), shows with high channel counts and plenty of rehearsal time, ME-1 allows the engineer to configure each unit to perfectly reflect each artist’s tastes and needs. For budget-conscious or low channel count applications, or for more impromptu scenarios where the engineer and artists have very limited soundcheck time (festivals being the typical example), ME-500 is a great solution for getting the show up and running with minimum fuss.

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.


  • 16 Mono / stereo inputs with level and pan control
  • Master 2 band EQ and Limiter
  • Automatic key assignment
  • 8 User presets
  • 3.5mm and 1/4” headphone outputs
  • Solo and Mute keys
  • Mains or PoE powered
  • Daisy chain or use standard PoE Ethernet hubs
  • Mic stand bracket + headphone hanger sold separately
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