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  • 16 mic/line inputs with high-headroom Class A XMAX™ mic preamplifiers
  • 4 subgroups
  • Stereo/mono main out
  • 6 auxiliary mixes
  • 32-in/18-out FireWire digital recording ­interface (24-bit/44.1 kHz and 48 kHz)
  • Studio One Artist Digital Audio Workstation software for Mac® and PC
  • Capture™ 1.1 recording software for Mac® and PC
  • StudioLive Remote mixer-control software for iPad® available free from Apple App Store
  • QMix™ aux-control software for iPhone® and iPod touch® available free from Apple App Store
  • Direct recording interface compatible with Logic®, Nuendo, Cubase, Sonar™, Digital Performer™, Ableton™ Live, and more
  • 16 channel strips
  • Trim control with –20 to +20 dBV line/-15 to +65 dBu mic gain range (80dB!)
  • +48V phantom power switch for condenser microphones
  • FireWire Input Select
  • 100 mm precision faders
  • Lighted Solo and Mute buttons
  • Access to Fat Channel functions
  • 15-LED ladder metering + clip LED
  • Analog ¼" insert (rear panel)
  • 4 subgroup buses, each with:
    • Solo
    • Mute
    • Access to Fat Channel functions (except high-pass filter and phase reverse)
  • 6 aux sends, each with
    • Solo
    • Pre/post-fader send
    • Output-level control
    • Access to Fat Channel functions (except phase reverse)
    • Mix and Mix/Pan Fat Channel metering
    • Available sources:  Channels 1-16, FXA Return, FXB Return
  • 2 internal effects sends, each with:
    • Mute
    • Pre/post-fader send
    • Output-level control
    • Access to Fat Channel (except phase reverse)
    • Effects-send Select for Fat Channel metering
    • Mix button for aux-bus mixing and Fat Channel metering
  • Master Section
    • Aux Input A and B
    • Level Control and Select (Fat Channel ­metering) switch
    • Access to all Fat Channel functions (except phase reverse)
    • Talkback System
      • Mic Level control
      • Output Select (   Aux 1-2, 3-4, 5-6, Main)
      • Talk button
      • Rear-panel XLR mic input with level control and continuous 48V phantom power
    • 2 Track In
      • Level control
      • Tape Input to Mains button
      • FireWire source on/off
    • Solo Bus
      • Cue Mix volume control
      • PFL/AFL and Solo In Place (SIP) buttons
    • Monitor Bus
      • Headphone-output level control
      • Control-room monitor-level control
      • Solo Bus to Monitor button
      • Tape Input to Monitor button
      • Main L/R FireWire Return to Monitor button
      • Main Mix to Monitor button 

  • Fat Channel with rotary encoders:
    • Pan with dedicated 15-LED display
    • Stereo link for input channels, aux buses, and subgroups
    • Phase reverse (main channels only)
    • High-pass filter: 6 dB/oct., sweepable from Off to 1 kHz (main channels and aux's only)
    • 4-band semi-parametric equalization
      • Low EQ: sweepable from 36 Hz to 465 Hz, ±15 dB, switchable shelf or peaking
      • Low Mid EQ: sweepable from 90 Hz to 1.2 kHz, ±15 dB, switchable 0.55/2.0 Q
      • High Mid EQ: sweepable from 380 Hz to 5 kHz, ±15 dB, switchable 0.55/2.0 Q
      • High EQ: sweepable from 1.4 kHz to 18 kHz, ±15 dB, switchable shelf or peaking
    • Gate: Threshold 0 to –84 dB; Rate: 2 to 0.05 sec
    • Compressor: Threshold -56 to 0 dB, Ratio 1:1 to 14:1, Attack 0.2 to 150 ms, Release 40 to 1000 ms, Makeup Gain 0 to 28 dB, Soft Knee switch, Auto Mode with 10 ms Attack and 150 ms Release
    • Limiter: 0 dBFS Threshold, ∞:1 Ratio
    • Output Assign: 4 subgroups and main with post-EQ/post-dynamics option
    • All settings can be copied among channels and saved as user presets.
    • 50 channel-strip presets for drums, bass, guitars, keyboards, and vocals
  • 2 internal digital effects-processors, each with 50 customizable reverb and delay presets
  • 4 dual-mono (eight channels), 31-band graphic equalizers, each assigned to a specific bus: Main Left, Main Right, and Aux 1 through 6
  • Scene Store and Recall
    • Global Scene Storage: all current StudioLive settings
      • Up to 80 at a time
    • Automatic Global AutoStore
    • Individual channel-strip Scene storage
      • Up to 48 at a time, plus…
      • 50 factory presets for instruments and vocal
    • Copy and Paste between channels
    • Customizable naming (for example, "Saturday Gig" or "Main Worship Service")
  • Lockout mode to keep inspired amateurs from changing your settings
  • Metering/Displays
    • 16 x 16- LED Fat Channel matrix:
      • Pre-dynamics/pre-fader input
      • Post-dynamics/post-fader output
      • Gain reduction
      • Aux 1-6 and EFX A/B output
      • Fader-position recall
    • 8 x 15-LED main meter bank
      • Selected channel level
      • Selected channel gain reduction
      • Sub buses 1 to 4
      • Main stereo outputs
    • 15-LED horizontal Pan/Balance display
    • 64 x 194 LCD matrix
      • Effects parameters
      • Scene creation, storage, and recall
      • System menus
    • 2-digit Channel Selected display
  • Input/Output
    • 16 main inputs, each with XLR mic, ¼" line, and ¼" inserts
    • 2 ¼" stereo (L/R) aux inputs
    • 1 XLR talkback-mic input with phantom power and level control
    • Unbalanced RCA stereo (L/R) tape inputs and outputs
    • XLR stereo (L/R) main outputs with level control
    • ¼" stereo (L/R) main outputs
    • XLR mono output with level control
    • ¼" stereo (L/R) control-room outputs
    • ¼" Headphone output
    • 4 ¼" subgroup outputs
    • 6  ¼" aux outputs
    • 16 pre-insert, balanced direct outputs, Ch. 1-8 and 9-16 (DB25 sockets)
    • S/PDIF digital out
    • 2 FireWire 400 ports
  • Digitalia
    • High-definition analog-to-digital converters (118 dB dynamic range)
    • Unlimited-headroom, 32-bit floating point, digital mixing and effects processing
    • Internal sample frequency 44.1 kHz and 48 kHz
  • Physical
    • Rugged, non-flex steel chassis
    • 100 mm long-throw faders
    • Military-grade, quick-touch buttons
    • BNC 12V lamp socket
    • Optional dust covers available
  • Software bundle for Mac® and Windows® includes:
    • PreSonus Studio One® Artist digital audio workstation
    • PreSonus Capture™ live-recording software
    • PreSonus Universal Control with Virtual StudioLive™ bidirectional mixer-control software
    • Free downloadable software from the Apple App Store provides wireless remote control, including:
      • PreSonus StudioLive Remote for iPad®
      • PreSonus QMix™ for iPhone® and iPod touch®

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