Presonus StudioLive? AR8 8-ch Hybrid Performance and Recording Mixer
Built by musicians, for musicians. 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 musician’s mixer: lightweight, versatile, feature-rich, and packed with analog connections and digital tools, yet easy to learn and use. Mix with PreSonus’® famous Class A preamps and three-band EQ. 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. Computer system requirements: Below are the minimum computer-system requirements for use with Capture™ and Studio One®. Mac Mac® OS X 10.8.5 Intel® Core™ 2 Duo processor (Intel Core i3 or faster recommended) Windows Windows® 7 x64/x86 SP1 +platform update, Windows 8.1 x64/x86, Windows 10 x64/x86 Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD® Athlon™ X2 processor (Intel Core i3 or AMD Athlon X4 or faster recommended) Mac and Windows Systems 4 GB RAM (8 GB or more recommended) 30 GB hard-drive space (Studio One) Internal or external 7200 RPM storage drive highly recommended Monitor with 1366×768 resolution (high-dpi monitor recommended) The minimum system requirements may differ for DAWs other than Studio One®. Please check the requirements for your DAW of choice with its manufacturer. Note that the speed of your processor, amount of RAM and size and speed of your hard drive will greatly affect the overall performance of your recording system. Also, a more powerful system (faster processor with more RAM) will allow for lower latency (signal delay) than you might experience while monitoring audio signals. As a commitment to constant improvement, PreSonus Audio Electronics, Inc., reserves the right to change any specification stated herein, at any time, without notification.?? Technical Specifications Microphone Preamp Type XLR Female, Class A Maximum Input level (unity gain) +22 dBu, ±1.0 dB Gain Control Range Mono Channels: 50 dB, ±1 dB (Unity to +50 dB), Stereo Channels: 40 dB, ± 1 dB (+5 to +45 dB Frequency Response to Analog Outputs 20 Hz to 20 kHz, +0.5/-1.5 dB Frequency Response to USB (Direct) 20 Hz to 40 kHz, +0.5/- 1.5 dB S/N Ratio to Outputs (+4 dBu) 94 dB THD+N (min. gain, A-wtd) < 0.01% Input Impedance 1 kO EIN (+55 dB gain, 150O input, 20 Hz-22 kHz, A-wtd) < 128 dBu Common Mode Rejection Ratio (1 kHz, +55 dB gain) 65 dB Phantom Power +48V, ±3V, Global Note: All Channel Inputs sum through Mic preamp Instrument Inputs Type ¼” TS Female, Unbalanced, Hi-Z Maximum Input Level (min. gain, 1 kHz@0.5% THD+N) +22 dBu ±1.0 dB Gain Control Range 50 dB, ±1 dB (Unity to +50 dB) Frequency Response to Analog Outputs 20 Hz to 20 kHz, +0.5/-1.5 dB Frequency Response to USB (Direct) 20 Hz to 40 kHz, +0.5/-1.5 dB Dynamic Range (min. gain, A-wtd) > 105 dB dB Dynamic Range (mid. Gain, unwtd) > 100 dB THD+N (1 kHz, -1 dBFS, A-wtd) < 0.01% THD+N (1 kHz, -1 dBFS, unwtd) < 0.01% Input Impedance > 1 MO Note: All Channel Inputs sum through Mic preamp Line Inputs Type ¼” TRS Female, Balanced Maximum Input Level (min. gain, 1 kHz@0.5% THD+N) +22 dBu, ±1.0 dB Gain Control Range Mono Channels 50 dB, ±1 dB (-20 to +30 dB),? Stereo Channel 50 dB, ±1 dB (-15 to +25 dB) Frequency Response to Analog Outputs 20 Hz to 20 kHz, +0.5/-1.5 dB Frequency Response to USB (Direct) 10 Hz to 40 kHz, +0.5/-1.5 dB S/N Ratio to Analog Outputs (+4 dBu) 94 dB THD+N (1 kHz, -1 dBFS, A-wtd) < 0.01% Input Impedance (Balanced) 10 kO Note: All Channel Inputs sum through Mic preamp Main, Control Room, Monitor, and FX Outputs Type (Main Outputs) XLR Male, Impedance Balanced Type (Control Room, Monitor, FX Outputs) ¼” TRS Female, Balanced Rated Output Level (Main Outputs) +24 dBu, ±1.0 dB Rated Outputs Level (Control Room, Monitor, FX Outputs) +18 dBu Frequency Response 20 Hz to 20 kHz, +0.5/-1.5 dB Dynamic Range (A-wtd) > 108 dB THD+N (Bandwidth 20 Hz – 20 kHz, -1 dBFS, unwtd) < 0.01% Output Impedance 100 O Headphone Output Type ¼” TRS Female, Stereo, Unbalanced Maximum Output Level 150 mW/channel @ 60 O Frequency Response 20 Hz to 20 kHz, +0.5/-1.5 dB Dynamic Range (A-wtd) > 103 dB THD+N (Bandwidth 20 Hz – 20 kHz, -1 dBFS, unwtd) < 0.01% System Crosstalk Input to Output (Ref = +4dBu, 20 Hz to 20 kHz, unwtd) -85 dBu Adjacent Channels (Ref = +4 dBu, 20 Hz to 20 kHz, unwtd) -80 dBu Signal Level LED Signal -50 dBFS (pre-EQ) Clip -3.0 dB before clip (pre- or post-EQ) Graphic EQ Low Cut 100 Hz, -18 dB/Octave High Shelving ±15 dB @ 12 kHz Mid Peaking ±15 dB @ 2.5 kHz Mid-Band Q Fixed, 0.55 Low Shelving ±15 dB @ 80 Hz Digital Audio Host Interface USB 2.0 ADC Dynamic Range (Component) 114 dB ADC Dynamic Range (Measured: A-wtd, 48 kHz) 105 dB DAC Dynamic Range (Component) 114 dB DAC Dynamic Range (Measured: A-wtd, 48 kHz) 105 dB Bit Depth 24 bits Internally Supported Sample Rates 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96 kHz Jitter < 80 ps RMS (20 Hz – 20 kHz) Jitter Attenuation > 60 dB (1 ns in => 1 ps out) SD™ Recorder Supported Media Format FAT16 formatted SD™ card, FAT32 formatted SDHC™ card Media Storage Capacity SD card: 2 GB; SDHC card: 32 GB Recording File Format Stereo WAV Playback File Formats Stereo WAV, MP3 Sampling Rate (WAV) 44.1 kHz Bit Depth (Recorded WAV) 24 bits Power/Environmental Connector IEC Physical Height 3.7″ (95 mm) Width 12″ (305 mm) Depth 12″ (305 mm)