StudioLive® AR16 USB 18-channel hybrid mixers make it simple to mix and record live shows, studio productions, band rehearsals, podcasts, and much more. This is a musician’s mixer: lightweight, versatile, feature-rich, and packed with analog connections and digital tools, yet easy to learn and use. Mix with PreSonus’® famous Class A preamps and three-band EQ. Create multitrack recordings and fly in backing tracks with a 24-bit, 96 kHz, USB 2.0 digital audio interface. Record and playback in stereo with the integrated SD™ digital recorder. Stream program music wirelessly, using onboard Bluetooth®. Compact and road-ready, StudioLive AR mixers provide a superior all-in-one solution for mixing and recording your performances.
StudioLive AR16 USB mixers are packed with the connections and controls needed to mix and record live, in the studio, and in rehearsal. Each of the eight mono channels and four stereo channels includes a 60 mm fader for level control; a mic input with one of PreSonus’ prized Class A preamps; three-band EQ; and more. Besides the main outputs, you get two monitor mix outputs, each with a dedicate bus, for feeding stage wedges, a headphone amp, or an in-ear system. Since the StudioLive AR16 USB is also a studio mixer, you also get control-room outputs with level control to feed your studio monitors.
Channels and Buses
8 mono and 4 stereo channels, each with:
60 mm level fader
1 stereo Super Channel (Ch. 17/18)
2 monitor buses with PFL solo
1 stereo effects bus
1 stereo effects return with:
60 mm master fader
Dedicated monitor sends
Effects bypass footswitch jack
Inputs and Outputs
2 instrument inputs
16 balanced line inputs
2 unbalanced inserts
12 balanced mic inputs with:
Class A microphone preamp
Global 48V phantom power
Stereo Super Channel with:
Stereo RCA inputs
1/8-inch stereo input
Switchable SD™/USB stereo playback
Bluetooth 4.1 input
L/R XLR main outputs
2 balanced TRS monitor outputs
1 balanced TRS effects output
L/R Control Room outputs with level control
Headphone output with level control
Highpass filter on every channel
Mono channels: 3-band semi-parametric EQ with sweepable mid-band
Stereo channels: 3-band semi-parametric EQ
Stereo effects processor with 16 presets
18x4 24-bit/96 kHz, USB 2.0 audio recording interface
Record every channel plus the Main Mix
2x2 SD recorder
Record main mix
Supports SD™ and SDHC™ formats up to 32 GB
Capture™ recording software
Studio One ®3 Artist recording and production software (DAW)
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