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PRESONUS STUDIOLIVE AR8C
$699

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PreSonus StudioLive AR8c USB Type-C 8-Channel Hybrid Performance and Recording Mixer
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Description

Building upon the success of the original AR8-USB, the PreSonus StudioLive AR8c is an 8-channel hybrid performance and recording mixer well suited for a variety of applications including mixing and recording live shows, studio productions, band rehearsals, podcasts, and more. Updates to the AR8c include a USB Type-C connection, Bluetooth 5.0, and a redesigned mixer panel and layout. The mixer is packed with analog connections and digital tools that are powerful, yet easy to learn and use. The mixer features XMAX Class-A preamps and 3-band EQ.

The StudioLive AR8c offers recording with or without a computer. Multitrack record and fly in backing tracks with its 24-bit / 96 kHz, USB 2.0 audio interface or record and playback a stereo mix with the integrated SD digital recorder. Additionally, the mixer features a Super Channel, which allows you to connect four stereo analog and digital sources at once, enabling the mixer to be used with high-tech devices including smartphones and tablets for wireless Bluetooth streaming. The StudioLive AR8c ships with a power cord, USB cable, Studio One 3 Artist production software, and Capture recording software.

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 aux buses with AFL solo
    • 1 stereo effects bus
    • 1 stereo effects return with:
      • Master level control knob
      • Dedicated aux send
      • 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 5.0 input
  • L/R XLR main outputs
  • 1 balanced TRS aux outputs
  • 1 balanced TRS effects output
  • L/R Control Room outputs with level control
  • Headphone output with level control

Signal Processing

  • High-pass filter on channels 1 and  2
  • +10 dB button on 3/4 and 5/6
  • 3-band semi-parametric EQ (Channels 1-6)
  • Stereo effects processor with 16 presets

Recording Options

  • 8x4 24-bit / 96 kHz, USB 2.0 (over USB Type-C connection) audio recording interface
    • Record every channel plus the Main Mix
  • 2x2 SD recorder
    • Record main mix
    • Supports SD and SDHC formats up to 32 GB

Integrated Software

  • Capture recording software
  • Includes Studio Magic Plug-in Suite with Maag Audio EQ 2, SPL Attacker, Arturia instruments, and more
  • Includes Studio One 3 Artist software (DAW)

Power

  • Internal power supply
  • Standard IEC power connector

Physical

  • Sturdy metal construction
  • Level knob
  • Optional rackmount kit available

Technical Specifications

Computer System Requirements Mac
Mac OS X 10.8.5
Intel Core 2 Duo Processor (Intel Core i3 or Faster Recommended)

Windows
Windows 7 x64 SP1 +Platform Update, 8.1 x64, 10 x64
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 1366x768 Resolution (High-DPI Monitor Recommended)
Microphone Preamplifier 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 Kilohms
EIN (+55 dB gain, 150 Ohms input, 20 Hz to 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” / 6.35 mm TS female, unbalanced, Hi-Z
Maximum Input Level (min. gain, 1 kHz at 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
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 Megohms
Line Inputs Type: ¼” / 6.35 mm TRS Female, Balanced
Maximum Input Level (Min. Gain, 1 kHz at 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 Kilohms
Outputs Type (Main Outputs): XLR male, Impedance Balanced
Type (Control Room, Monitor, FX Outputs): ¼” / 6.35 mm 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 to 20 kHz, -1 dBFS, Unwtd): <0.01%
Output Impedance: 100 Ohms
Headphone Output Type: ¼” / 6.35 mm TRS Female, Stereo, Unbalanced
Maximum Output Level: 150 mW/ Channel @ 60 Ohms
Frequency Response: 20 Hz to 20 kHz, +0.5/-1.5 dB
Dynamic Range (A-Wtd): >103 dB
THD+N (Bandwidth 20 Hz to 20 kHz, -1 dBFS, Unwtd): <0.01%
Crosstalk Input to Output (Ref = +4 dBu, 20 Hz to 20 kHz, Unwtd): -85 dBu
Adjacent Channels (Ref = +4 dBu, 20 Hz to 20 kHz, Unwtd): -80 dBu
Signal Level LEDs Signal: -50 dBFS (Pre EQ)
Clip: -3.0 dB Before Clip (Pre EQ or Post EQ)
Graphic Equalizer Low Cut: 100 Hz, -18 dB/Octave
High Shelving: ±15 dB at 12 kHz
Mid Peaking: ±15 dB at  2.5 kHz
Mid-Band Q: Fixed, 0.55
Low Shelving: ±15 dB at  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-Bit
Internally Supported Sample Rates: 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96 kHz
Jitter: <80 ps RMS (20 Hz to 20 kHz)
Jitter Attenuation: >60 dB (1 ns In => 1 ps Out)
Recorder SD Recorder
Supported Media Format: FAT16 Formatted SD Card, FAT32 Formatted SDHC Card
Recording File Format: Stereo WAV
Playback File Formats: Stereo WAV, MP3
Sampling Rate (WAV): 44.1 kHz
Bit Depth (Recorded WAV): 24-Bit
Media Storage Capacity:
SD Card: 2 GB
SDHC Card: 32 GB
Dimensions (H x W x D) 3.7 x 12 x 12" / 9.4 x 30.4 x 30.4 cm
Weight Not specified by manufacturer
Packaging Info
Package Weight 9.915 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 15.6 x 14.5 x 7.6"

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