PreSonus StudioLive AR8 USB 8-channel Hybrid Performance and Recording Mixer

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$399.95
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STUDIOLIVE-AR8
  • PreSonus StudioLive AR8 USB 8-channel Hybrid Performance and Recording Mixer

The PreSonus StudioLive AR8 USB is an 8-channel hybrid performance and recording mixer.

StudioLive® AR8 USB 8-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.

 

PreSonus StudioLive AR8 USB Features:

 

  • Channels and Buses
    • 8-channel mixer
    • 2 mono and 2 stereo channels, each with:
      • Level knob
      • Pan
      • Mute
      • PFL solo
    • 1 stereo Super Channel (Ch. 7/8)
    • 1 monitor bus with PFL solo
    • 1 stereo effects bus
    • 1 stereo effects return with:
      • Level knob
      • Dedicated monitor sends
      • Effects bypass footswitch jack
  • Inputs and Outputs
    • 2 instrument inputs
    • 8 balanced line inputs
    • 4 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
    • 1 Balanced TRS monitor output
    • 1 Balanced TRS effects output
    • L/R Control Room outputs with level control
    • Headphone output with level control
  • Signal Processing
    • Highpass filter on every channel
    • 3-band semi-parametric EQ (Channels 1-6)
    • Stereo effects processor with 16 presets
  • Recording Options
    • 8x4 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 HCSD formats up to 32 GB
  • Integrated Software
    • Capture™ recording software
    • Studio One ® 3 Artist recording and production software (DAW)
  • Power
    • Internal power supply
    • Standard IEC power connector
  • Physical
    • Sturdy metal construction
    • Rackmount kit optional

 

PreSonus StudioLive AR8 USB Specifications:

 

  • Microphone Preamp
    • Type: XLR Female, Class A
    • Maximum Input level (unity gain): +22 dBu, +/- 1.0 dB
    • S/N Ratio to Outputs (+4 dBu): 94 dB
    • THD+N (min. gain, A-wtd): < 0.01%
  • Instrument Inputs
    • Type: 1/4” TS Female, Unbalanced, Hi-Z
    • Maximum Input Level (min. gain, 1 kHz @ 0.5% THD+N): +22 dBu +/- 1.0 dB
  • Line Inputs
    • Type: 1/4” TRS Female, Balanced
    • Maximum Input Level (min. gain, 1 kHz @ 0.5% THD+N): +22 dBu, +/- 1.0 dB
    • Frequency Response to USB (Direct): 10 Hz to 40 kHz, +0.5/-1.5 dB
    • S/N Ratio to Analog Outputs (+4 dBu): 94 dB
  • Headphone Output
    • Type: 1/4” TRS Female, Stereo, Unbalanced
    • Maximum Output Level: 150 mW/channel @ 60 Ohm
    • Frequency Response: 20 Hz to 20 kHz, +0.5/-1.5 dB
  • Power/Environmental
    • Connector: IEC
  • Physical
    • Dimensions (H x W x D): 3.7 x 12 x 12" (95 x 305 x 305 mm)