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The PreSonus StudioLive 16.4.2, one of the most powerful and flexible 16-channel digital mixers the world has seen, now offers QMix wireless aux mix control software for your iPhone and iPod Touch! Boasting 16 high-headroom XMAX mic pres and a built-in 32x18 FireWire recording and playback engine, StudioLive is perfect for tracking bands in a live or studio situation. The "Fat Channel" offers 4-band EQ, compression, limiting, and gating on every channel, and there are DSP effects built-in. Save your settings for instant recall. Plus, Capture recording software is included with every StudioLive console.
PreSonus StudioLive 16.4.2 at a Glance:
- Loaded with Racks of Effects
- Powerful and Easy Digital Mixing
- Fat Channel
- Wirelessly control your aux mixes with your iPhone or iPod Touch
- Universal Control v1.6 update gives you "Smaart" tools to fight feedback, and more
- Professional Sound Quality
- Built-in 32x18 FireWire Recording
Loaded with Racks of Effects
StudioLive is loaded with everything needed for professional live sound production totaling 28 compressors, 28 limiters, 28 gates, 28 highpass filters, two stereo reverb/delays, two master stereo limiters and more, saving you loads of money and trips from the trailer during load in/out. All StudioLive digital effects are created and processed with 32-bit floating point precision for maximum sonic performance and enhanced musicality. StudioLive seamlessly integrates a professional digital mixer with a complete multi-channel recording system delivering the most creative environment available for both live performance and studio music production. Take your recording studio to the gig, and have your soundman record and even enhance your shows with the power of StudioLive.
Powerful and Easy Digital Mixing
StudioLive features an innovative and intuitive "QuickTouch" design allowing fast access to every parameter, mix, effect, and aux, allowing quick and creative control during music production. Load and save functions are also included to create snapshots of channel settings, save effect settings, totally recalling a mix, and more. All digital mixing and effects processing is done with 32-bit floating point precision for unmatched musicality.
Get creative in the studio. Record with or without Fat Channel or DSP effects processing. Create mixes, loops, sound effects and more, then bring them out to your show and mix them with the live performance. Process channels using your favorite plug-ins, and completely automate your entire show using your favorite music recording and production software. StudioLive completely revolutionizes music production opening endless creative possibilities.
Fat Channel and DSP Effects
The heart of StudioLive is the "Fat Channel" engaged by pressing any "select" button, and features extensive equalization and dynamics available to every input channel, every aux output, every subgroup output, and main output. High pass filter, and four-band semi-parametric equalization algorithms are based on PreSonus' custom-designed digital EyeQ equalizer, delivering extremely musical results. Also included in the Fat Channel are compressors, limiters and gates modeled after PreSonus' award-winning ACP88 for complete dynamics control.
Two programmable 32-bit stereo DSP effects engines are loaded in StudioLive with a wide range of reverbs, delays, and time-based effects with easy to use parameter adjustment, tap tempo, store, recall, and scene selection for ultimate creative flexibility. StudioLive allows you to save all of your digital settings for quick setup and recall. Save "scenes" (all settings), channel strips (Fat Channel), and individual DSP effects for ultimate ease, quickness and control.
Wirelessly control your aux mixes with your iPhone or iPod Touch
PreSonus StudioLive mixers feature QMix, which lets you control your mixer's aux sends from up to ten Apple iPhones or iPod Touches! You can even let the performers create their own custom monitor mixes from individual iPhones. With the "Wheel of Me," you can choose multiple "Me" channels and tweak their levels simultaneously. All you need is a Mac or PC running PreSonus Virtual StudioLive software.
Universal Control v1.6 update gives you "Smaart" tools to fight feedback, and more
Universal Control v1.6 is a big update for the StudioLive series, adding the Rational Acoustics Smaart realtime analysis tools. Smaart displays are integrated into the Virtual StudioLive software environment, giving you visual indicators when feedback is imminent. It makes it easy to adjust the appropriate band of the graphic EQ to eliminate feedback. Universal Control v1.6 also lets you control talkback on/off and signal routing with Virtual StudioLive, and also adds support for the StudioLive Remote 1.3 app update.
Professional Sound Quality
StudioLive spares no expense when it comes to sound quality. All digital mixing is done with ultra high headroom 32-bit floating point processing for optimal sonic performance. Analog input and output is converted to digital audio with the highest-quality digital converters available delivering dynamic range of +118dB for spectacular sonic results and unmatched musicality.
Built-in 32x18 FireWire Recording
StudioLive includes PreSonus' award-winning FireWire technology with JetPLL synchronization delivering 32 channels of recording and 18 channels of simultaneous playback. Each FireWire recording channel can be set to record either pre or post Fat-Channel signal processing giving total flexibility and power. StudioLive can also return 18 FireWire playback channels from your recording and production software for remixing and live performance with pre-recorded tracks, as well as studio mixing using the mixer's internal signal processing and summing algorithms.
StudioLive 16.4.2 also ships complete with CAPTURE multi-track recording software so you can effortlessly record your shows right out of the box. CAPTURE software was designed to interface with StudioLive 16.4.2 perfectly to allow instant setup and recording of performances. With the look and feel of industry standard digital multi-track hard disk recorders, CAPTURE software is instantly familiar to every musician and engineer. StudioLive HDR software gives you full editing capability as well as export to wav file formats for compatibility with Pro Tools, Cubase, Nuendo, Logic, Sonar and all other recording and music production software. Or you can play back your recorded tracks into StudioLive 16.4.2 via FireWire and mix your tracks with the mixing power and capabilities of StudioLive 16.4.2, then record the final mix back to CAPTURE!
PreSonus StudioLive 16.4.2 Features:
- 16 inputs, 6 auxiliary mixes, 4 subgroups
- 16 Class A XMAX microphone preamplifiers
- Hi-Definition analog to digital converters (118dB dynamic range)
- Unlimited headroom 32-bit floating point digital mixing and effects processing
- Universal Control v1.6 update gives you Smaart analysis tools from Rational Acoustics to fight feedback, plus enhanced Virtual StudioLive functionality
- 32x18 FireWire digital recording interface
- QMix wireless aux mix control software for your iPhone and iPod Touch!
- Compact 19" rack-mountable rugged steel chassis
- Fat Channel Select
- 2 Master DSP Effects (reverbs, delays, time-based effect, with load/save)
- Load/Save Mixer "Scenes" - all settings
- 100mm long throw faders
- Military grade quick touch push buttons
- Fast-acting LED meters
- Talkback communication system
- "CAPTURE" multi-track recording software
- Includes Smaart Room Analsis Wizard, Delay Wizard, and Output Check Wizard
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