Features

StudioLive RML32AI + StudioLive RML16AI (cascaded)

Inputs and Outputs

  • 32 locking XLR inputs, each with:
    • Recallable XMAX Class A mic preamps
    • +48V phantom power
  • 16 locking combo XLR mic/¼" line inputs, each with:
    • Recallable XMAX Class A mic preamps
    • +48V phantom power
  • Stereo RCA tape inputs (per mixer)
  • 24 XLR line-level Mix outputs (16 + 8)
    • Four 500 ms alignment delays on the last four Mix outputs of each mixer
  • 3 DB25 jacks mirror 24 line-level Mix outputs (2 + 1)
  • 3 XLR main outputs (left, right, mono/center of master unit) with analog trim pots (master mixer)
  • S/PDIF digital output on removable option card (per mixer)
  • Headphone output with volume knob and selectable source (per mixer)
  • 1x1 MIDI I/O (for future implementation; per mixer)

Channels and Buses

  • 64 internal channels
  • 25 mix buses (cascaded)
    • 16 aux mix buses
    • 3 main mix buses (left, right, mono/center)
    • Stereo solo bus
    • 4 internal FX buses per mixer (2 reverb, 2 delay)
    • Fully integrated, continuously bidirectional, 84-in/66-out, FireWire 800 direct recording interface (24-bit, 44.1/48/88.2/96 kHz)

UC Surface Live Mixing and Control Software

  • Designed specifically for live sound mixing
  • Multiplatform support for Mac®, Windows®, and iPad®
    • Windows 8/10 multi-touch-compatible for large touchscreen mixing (touchscreen not included)
    • Flexible and expandable computing options: Use a laptop with or without a touchscreen, an iPad, or any combination
  • Contextual-based navigation for quick, intuitive access to all mixing functions
  • 8 Mute Groups with All On and All Off
  • Scene Store and Recall
    • Global Scene Storage: all current StudioLive RM settings
    • Up to 99 at a time
    • 8 Quick Scenes for instant scene save/recall—like “speed dial” for scenes
    • Automatic Global AutoStore
    • Customizable naming (for example, "Saturday Gig" or "Main Worship Service")
  • Individual channel-strip setting storage
    • Up to 100 at a time, plus…
    • 50 channel-strip presets included for drums, bass, guitars, keyboards, and vocals
    • Copy and paste among channels and buses
    • Can be saved as user presets
    • Can be browsed by category (Drums, Vocals, Horns, Guitar, Bass, and more)
  • Contextual Presets System
  • Presets filtered by Channel Types
  • Quickly audition presets on the fly
    • Edit auditioned preset before loading
    • Exit Audition mode with out loading to return to previous settings
    • Save and load presets on all platforms including iOS®
  • Filter DCAs
    • Unlimited groups
    • Automatic group creation using Channel Types
    • Custom groups
  • Security features to monitor and restrict access to the mixer’s controls

Other Actively Integrated Software

  • Capture™ one-click recording software with true virtual soundcheck (Mac/Windows)
  • Studio One® Artist full-featured digital audio workstation software (Mac/Windows)
  • QMix®-UC aux-control software for iOS® and Android™ available free from Apple App Store, Google Play, and Amazon App Store

Network Connections

  • USB jack and included Wi-Fi LAN adapter provide direct wireless control (using a router)
  • 2 FireWire S800 ports and 1 Ethernet control port with AVB Networking on removable option card per mixer. FireWire ports fully compatible with Apple Thunderbolt-to-FireWire adapter.
  • SL-Dante-Mix option card available separately

Signal Processing (per mixer)

  • Dual Fat Channel signal processing on all channels and buses with:
    • Variable highpass filter -6 dB/oct., sweepable from Off to 1 kHz (main channels and aux's only)
    • Variable lowpass filter on the mono/center bus
    • 4-band fully parametric EQ
      • 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, variable Q 0.1 to 4.0
      • High Mid EQ: sweepable from 380 Hz to 5 kHz, ±15 dB, variable Q 0.1 to 4.0
      • High EQ: sweepable from 1.4 kHz to 18 kHz, ±15 dB, switchable shelf or peaking
      • Master EQ On/Off
    • Compressor: Threshold -56 to 0 dB; Ratio 1:1 to 14:1, LIM=∞:1; Attack 0.2 to 150 ms; Release 2.5 to 900 ms; Makeup Gain 0 to 28 dB; Soft Knee switch; Auto Mode with 10 ms Attack and 150 ms Release
    • Gate with sidechain: Threshold: 0 to -84 dB; Attack: 0.02 to 500 ms; Release: 0.05 to 2 sec;
    • Bandpass Key Filter: 40 Hz to 16 kHz; second-order resonant bandpass filter Q (0.7) with Key Listen function
    • Limiter: Variable Threshold -28 dBfs to 0, ∞:1 Ratio
    • Pan
    • Stereo Link for input channels and aux buses
    • Polarity reverse (input channels only)
    • Quick A/B comparisons of two complete sets of Fat Channel settings for each channel and bus
  • 15 graphic EQs (for the first 12 aux buses plus the Main left, right, and mono/center buses)
  • 4 32-bit floating point effects processors (2 reverb, 2 delay) on dedicated buses (per mixer)

Hardware Controls

  • 32 (RM32AI) + 16 (RM16AI) LED meter grid
  • Front-panel Mute All button temporarily mutes all inputs and outputs
  • +48V Meters button to display phantom power assignment on the meter grid
  • Headphone source selection between Main and Cue

Digitalia

  • High-definition Burr-Brown analog-to-digital converters (118 dB dynamic range)
  • Unlimited-headroom, 32-bit floating point, digital mixing and effects processing
  • Internal sample frequency 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96 kHz

Physical

  • 3U (RM16AI) + 4U (RM32AI) rack-mount steel chassis

StudioLive CS18AI

General Features

  • Control StudioLive® RML mixers
  • Control Studio One® DAW
  • 4x2 AVB audio transport control with Marker Shift, Rewind/FF options
  • Navigate using traditional layers or with intuitive PreSonus® Filter DCA groups

Hardware Controls

  • 18 100 mm, touch-sensitive motorized faders: 16 Channel, 1 Flex, 1 Master
  • Full Fat Channel processing control with individual encoders and 12-LED displays for:
    • Gate Threshold, Range, Attack, Release
    • Compressor Ratio, Attack, Release, Gain
    • Limiter Threshold
    • EQ Low, Low-Mid, High-Mid, High
  • Variable-color (RGB) Select buttons for easy channel and Filter DCA group identification
  • 4 effects Mute/Mix button with Tap

Metering and Displays

  • 16 12-LED channel ladder level and Fat Channel displays
  • 3 11-LED Select Channel Level/Compressor/Gate displays
  • 11-LED displays for Main Center/Mono, Left, and Right
  • 16 channels of high resolution, 64 x 96 scribble-strip display with Pan indicators
  • 4.3” (109 mm) color, touch-sensitive display, showing:
    • Compressor
    • EQ
    • Gate
    • Compressor
    • Effects, scenes, markers edit
    • Audio routing
    • Channel presets and settings
    • Talkback assign

Studio One® Control Surface, Including:

  • Touch-sensitive, motorized fader control over channel faders and automation
  • Plug-in control for PreSonus and third-party plug-ins
  • Channel Mute
  • Channel Solo and Solo clear
  • Channel Select
  • Channel Pan control
  • Scribble strip names
  • Pan indication
  • Current automation mode
  • Channel layer navigation
  • Aux mix
  • Transport control
  • Automation mode selection
  • Metering

Analog I/O

  • 2 remote-controllable XMAX mic preamps for talkback, room mic, or other local inputs
  • 2 ¼” balanced TRS line inputs
  • 2 XLR line outputs
  • Stereo headphone output with level control
  • Monitor control level control

Additional Connections and Accessories

  • 4-pin XLR lamp connection
  • Footswitch input
  • Optional iPad® mount accessory

Power

  • Silent internal power supply—no fans

Physical

  • Same footprint as StudioLive 16.4.2AI for integration in 19” rack mounts and third-party studio desk