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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 musicians mixer: lightweight, versatile, feature-rich, and packed with analog connections and digital tools, yet easy to learn and use. 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.

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 SDHD formats up to 32 GB
• Internal power supply
• Standard IEC power connector

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Closest StoreLangley, British Columbia
I just picked this mixer up at my local L&M Store here in Langley BC. Have to say it was not what I was originally shopping for as a brand. My fave audio guy (Steve) showed me this Presonus model and man, was I hooked. It fits my bill of small footprint, USB and a built in power transformer with a 3 pin plug, so ground loops issues are far less. I plugged in as soon as I got home...This little guy is the quietest mixer I have ever used. Even with an acoustic guitar, TC Helicon Perform V, two condenser mics (paired) one dynamic mic, DI Box, two pedals, IPad, there is zero hum or static. All channels are clear and the EQ is excellent. The built in FX are also excellent and it adds a lot of ambient space to my voice and my guitar. I can sell a couple of pedals now. Now, here's what I also get, BLUE TOOTH built in....backing tracks so much easier and less power warts! Then Get to record on the fly, right into the mixer with an SD Card slot on top. That is crazy! Built well and looks like it will take some knocks. Footprint is small enough for my very small studio desk. I like the angle it sits at as well. A "proper" power supply with a built in transformer saves carrying around one of those huge power adapter bricks that most other small mixers to seem to use. Love it. Can't wait to try out the recording direct to my DAW. Cuts out the need for a second USB interface as well.
Posted by Robert Meachen on Sep 27, 2017
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Sale Price: $429.00
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