Presonus StudioLive 24R: 26-input, 32-channel Series III Stage Box and Rack Mixer
Stunning Rackmount Mixing and Processing Power. The perfect partner for a StudioLive Series III console. The StudioLive 24R Series III rack mixer is a perfect partner for your StudioLive Series III console/recorder, serving as either a simple stage box or a combination stage box and monitor mixer.
Since Series III rack mixers and consoles can network using AVB, you can connect your StudioLive 24R to a Series III front-of-house console with one lightweight CAT5e or CAT6 Ethernet cable, eliminating the need for a heavy, expensive copper snake—and the signal degradation that goes with long analog cable runs. You can even remote control the StudioLive 24R’s preamps and phantom power from your networked Series III console. In stage box + monitor mixer mode, the StudioLive 24R not only serves as an excellent networked stage box, it is a full blown monitor mixer with far more processing and mixing power than any mixer in its class—all packed into just two rackspaces (2U). The most powerful rack mixer in its class. When we say the StudioLive® Series III stage boxes and rack mixers are by far the most powerful rackmount digital mixers in their class, that’s no idle claim. The result of ten years of R&D, third-generation StudioLive Series III rack mixers are fully recallable, including remote-controlled XMAX preamps. Yet despite their extensive features, StudioLive Series III rack mixers actually improve upon PreSonus®’ legendary ease of use while letting you customize their workflow and operations in software to fit the way you work. The coveted StudioLive sound is better than ever, including third-generation Fat Channel processing, re-engineered from the ground up, and vintage-style EQs and compressors. Add built-in AVB networking, multitrack recording via USB 2.0 and AVB, onboard stereo recording to SD Card, and a complete suite of software, and you have a mixing and recording powerhouse that’s equally formidable as a stage box/monitor mixer, as a rackmount front-of-house mixer controlled from a touchscreen computer or tablet, and as the heart of your studio. Features Local Inputs and Outputs 26 total inputs 24 mic/line channel inputs + 2 RCA inputs 12 ¼-inch TRS FlexMix outputs 2 XLR (L/R) Main outputs Stereo headphone output Channels and Buses 32 input channels 24 analog, AVB, or USB 8 AVB or USB 2 stereo aux inputs (AVB or USB) 1 stereo digital return (SD Card, AVB, or USB) 26 buses: 16 FlexMixes (can be designated as aux, subgroup, or matrix mixes) 4 dedicated subgroups 4 internal effects sends Stereo main bus 24 Filter DCAs for easily and flexibly controlling groups of channels Networking Connections 1 Ethernet control network port Dynamic, Self Assigned, and Manual IP address modes 1 Locking XLR Ethernet AVB audio network port Recording Onboard stereo SD recorder 40×40 USB recording interface 55×55 AVB recording interface Signal Processing Intuitive Fat Channel signal processing on every channel with: A/B settings comparison Highpass filter and polarity reverse Gate/expander with sidechain Compressor with sidechain 4-band parametric EQ on inputs 6-band parametric EQ on outputs Limiter Delay on every input Delay on every output Professionally programmed library of presets Vintage EQ and compressor models available on every input Passive EQ Vintage EQ Tube compressor FET compressor 8 31-band graphic EQs 4 internal effects buses: combination of reverbs and delays with modern and vintage options Built-in real-time analyzer Scenes and Presets Create, save, and edit up to 100 scenes Scene management with: Scene Safe—prevents a scene change from affecting designated “safe” channels Create, save, and edit channel settings and copy/paste between channels Advanced channel preset options can save and recall: Channel type and name Input settings (preamp, +48V phantom power, polarity, pan) Fat Channel A & B settings Bus assignments Aux and effects send levels and pan Select button color 8 Quick Scenes 8 Mute groups Digital Studio-quality converters with 115 dB dynamic range 48 kHz operation with 24-bit resolution (44.1 kHz option coming soon) Actively Integrated Software UC Surface touch control software for Mac®, Windows®, iPad®, and Android ™ Studio One® Artist digital audio workstation software for Mac and Windows Capture™ multitrack recording software for Mac and Windows QMix®-UC aux-control software for iOS® and Android™ available free from Apple App Store and Google Play Computer system requirements: Below are the minimum computer-system requirements for UC Surface, QMix®-UC, and Studio One®. Mac Mac® OS X 10.8.5 64-bit or later Intel® Core™ 2 Duo processor (Intel Core i3 or faster recommended) 4 GB RAM (8 GB or more recommended) Windows Windows® 7 x64/x86 SP1 + platform update, Windows 8.1 x64/x86, Windows 10 x64/x86 Intel Core 2 Duo (Intel Core i3 or faster recommended) 4 GB RAM (8 GB or more recommended) Mac and Windows Systems USB 2.0 port Internet connection Internal or external 7200 RPM storage drive highly recommended 34 GB hard disk space Monitor with 1366×768 resolution iOS iOS 9.3 or later iPad Pro, iPad Air 2, iPad Air, iPad mini 4, iPad mini with Retina display, iPad (4th generation), iPad mini, iPad (3rd generation), iPad 2? Android (QMix-UC) Android™ 5.0 (Lollipop) or later Android smartphone (QMix-UC) Android tablet (8-inch) with 1024×768 resolution (UC Surface). Technical Specifications Mi?crophone Preamplifier Input Type Combo locking XLR mic-¼” TRS line Frequency Response to Main Output (at unity gain) 20-20 kHz, ±0.5 dBu Input Impedance 1 kO THD to Main Output <0.005%, +4 dBu, 20-20 kHz, unity gain, unwtd S/N Ratio to Main Output (Ref = +4 dB, 20 kHz BW, unity gain, A-wtd) 94 dB Common Mode Rejection Ratio (1 kHz at unity gain) 65 dB Gain Control Range (±1 dB) 0 dB to +60 dB Maximum Input Level (unity gain) +12 dBu Phantom Power (±2 VDC) 48 VDC, switchable per channel Unbalanced Inputs (Ch. 23-24) Type RCA Female, unbalanced (stereo pair) Maximum Input Level +12 dBu, ±0.5 dBu Main Outputs Type XLR Male, balanced Maximum Output Level +24 dBu, ±0.5 dBu Output Impedance 100O Mix Outputs Type ¼” TRS Female, balanced Maximum Output Level +18 dBu, ±0.5 dBu Output Impedance 100O Headphone Output Type ¼” TRS Female, active stereo Maximum Output 100 mW/ch. @ 60O load Frequency Response 20 Hz – 20 kHz (± 0.5 dB) THD+N 0.01%, 1 kHz, max gain, 20 Hz BW, unwtd S/N Ratio 96 dB, 1 kHz, max gain, 20 Hz BW, unwtd System Crosstalk Input to Output -90 dB (Ref = +4 dBu, 20 Hz-20 kHz, unwtd) Adjacent Channels -87 dB (Ref = +4 dBu, 20 Hz-20 kHz, unwtd) Digital Audio and Control ADC Dynamic Range 115 dB (A-wtd, 48 kHz) DAC Dynamic Range 115 dB (A-wtd, 48 kHz) USB Recording Port USB 2.0, Type-B Network Control Port RJ-45 AVB Audio Network Port Locking XLR Ethernet Internal Processing 32-bit, ?oating point Sampling Rate 48 kHz (44.1 kHz coming soon) A/D/A Bit Depth 24 Reference Level for 0 dBFS +18 dBu Total System Latency 1.9 ms (local routing, analog in-analog out, all processing active) Clock Jitter <20 ps RMS (20 Hz – 20 kHz) Jitter Attenuation >60 dB (1 ns in, 1 ps out) Power / Environmental Connector IEC Input-Voltage Range 90 to 230 VAC (±10%) Power Requirements (continuous) 85W Recommended Ambient Operating Temperature 0° to 40° Celsius / 32° to 104° Fahrenheit Physical Height 3.5″ (90mm) Width 19″ (483mm) Depth 12″ (305mm) Weight 10.8 lbs. (4.9 kg)