PreSonus StudioLive 16R - 18-Input, 16-Channel Series III Stage Box and Rack Mixer
Product #50735
SKU STUDIOLIVE 16R
Usually ships in 2 - 3 weeks


PreSonus StudioLive 16R - 18-Input, 16-Channel Series III Stage Box and Rack Mixer

Product #50735 | SKU STUDIOLIVE 16R
Usually ships in 2 - 3 weeks

Product Features
  • Rackmount Mixing and Processing Power
  • Control with Mac, Windows & iOS
  • 16 XLR-1/4" Combo Inputs + RCA Stereo
  • 16 Recallable XMAX Mic Preamps
  • 6 x 1/4" TRS FlexMix Outputs
Our Price $1,629.00


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The PreSonus StudioLive 16R is a Series III, 16-channel 1 RU stagebox and rack mixer designed to serve as a simple stage box, rack mixer, or combination stagebox and monitor mixer. The 16R is equipped for AVB networking, allowing it to be connected to another Series III mixer via a single, lightweight CAT5e or CAT6 Ethernet cable, eliminating the need for heavy, expensive copper snakes, and the signal degradation caused by long cable runs. All the on-board XMAX microphone preamps can be remotely controlled from the front-of-house position. In stage box + monitor mixer mode, the StudioLive 16R not only serves as a professional networked stage box, but is a full-blown monitor mixer with advanced processing and mixing power.

The StudioLive 16R offers professional-quality sound with its on-board Series III processors and 3rd generation Fat Channel, which implements a plug-in-style workflow that features vintage-style AEQ and compression options on every channel, from classic tube limiters to passive EQs. In addition to channel processing, the StudioLive 16R offers 6-band, fully parametric AEQ on all mix outputs. There are six FlexMixes that can be individually designated as aux, subgroup, or matrix mixes, while eight Filter DCAs offer easy and flexible control over groups of channels.

There are 16 combo XLR-1/4" inputs (mic/line) and an additional set of stereo RCA inputs for flexibility. The six FlexMix outputs feature 1/4" TRS connectors, while the main output offers balanced XLR connectors. A built-in SD card recorder allows you to quickly and easily record the main mix or any other stereo mix without the need for a computer. What's more, you can simultaneously multitrack record to your laptop via USB or AVB and record in stereo to SD.

The StudioLive 16R ships with an integrated software package including Studio One Artist, UC Surface, and Capture. Studio One Artist is a full-featured DAW for recording, mixing, and playing back tracks. The software offers remote control over the XMAX preamps and the Fat Channel processing. UC Surface offers touch-control for Mac, Windows, Android, and iPad, allowing you to control the mixer wirelessly from anywhere in the room, while Capture allows you to completely automate virtual soundchecks and record shows. Additionally, the StudioMagic plug-in suite is included, which provides a wealth of fresh sounds and effects from companies such as Eventide, Lexicon, SPL, MAAG, Brainworks, and Arturia. The StudioLive 16R ships with a power cord and a USB cable.

Key Features

Inputs and Outputs

  • 18 total inputs
    • 16 mic/line channel inputs + 2 RCA inputs
  • 6 x 1/4" TRS FlexMix outputs
  • 2 x XLR (L/R) Main outputs
  • Stereo headphone output

Channels and Buses

  • 16 input channels
  • 1 stereo digital return (SD Card, AVB, or USB)
  • 10 buses:
    • 6 FlexMixes (can be designated as aux, subgroup, or matrix mixes)
    • 2 internal effects sends
    • Stereo main bus
  • 6 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 Ethercon AVB audio network port

Recording

  • On-board stereo SD recorder
  • 18 x 18 USB recording interface
  • 32 x 32 AVB recording interface

Signal Processing

  • Intuitive Fat Channel signal processing on every channel with:
    • A/B settings comparison
    • High-pass filter and polarity reverse
    • Gate/expander with sidechain
    • Compressor with sidechain
    • 4-band parametric AEQ on inputs
    • 6-band parametric AEQ on outputs
    • Limiter
    • Delay on every input
    • Delay on every output
    • Professionally programmed library of presets
  • Vintage AEQ and compressor models available on every input:
    • Passive AEQ
    • Vintage AEQ
    • Tube compressor
    • FET compressor
  • 8 x 31-band graphic EQs
  • 2 internal effects buses: Combination of reverbs and delays with modern and vintage options
  • Built-in real-time analyser

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 colour
  • 8 Quick Scenes
  • 8 Mute groups

Digital

  • Studio-quality convertors 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
Mac System Requirements 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)
USB 2.0 port
Internet connection
Internal or external 7200 RPM storage drive highly recommended
34 GB hard disk space
Monitor with 1366 x 768 resolution
Windows System Requirements Windows 7 x64/x86 SP1 + platform update, 8.1 x64/x86, 10 x64/x86
Intel Core 2 Duo (Intel Core i3 or faster recommended)
4 GB RAM (8 GB or more recommended)
USB 2.0 port
Internet connection
Internal or external 7200 RPM storage drive highly recommended
34 GB hard disk space
Monitor with 1366 x 768 resolution
iOS System Requirements iOS 9.3 or later
iPad Pro, Air 2, Air, mini 4, mini with Retina display, 4th generation, mini, 3rd generation, 2
Android System Requirements Android 5.0 (Lollipop) or later
Android smartphone (QMix-UC)
Android tablet (8-inch) with 1024x768 resolution (UC Surface)
Mic Preamps Input Type: Combo locking XLR-1/4" / 6.35 mm (mic / TRS line)
Frequency Response to Main Output (at Unity Gain): 20 Hz to 20 kHz, ±0.5 dBu
Input Impedance: 1 kOhm
THD to Main Output: <0.005%, +4 dBu, 20 Hz to 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 to +60 dB
Maximum Input Level (Unity Gain): +12 dBu
Phantom Power (±2 VDC): 48 VDC, switchable per channel
Inputs Unbalanced Inputs (Ch. 15-16): 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: 100 Ohms
Mix Outputs Type: 1/4” / 6.35 mm TRS female, balanced
Maximum Output Level: +18 dBu, ±0.5 dBu
Output Impedance: 100 Ohms
Headphone Output Type: 1/4” / 6.35 mm TRS female, active stereo
Maximum Output: 100 mW/ch. @ 60 Ohms load
Frequency Response: 20 Hz to 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
Crosstalk Input to Output: -90 dB (Ref = +4 dBu 20 Hz to 20 kHz, unwtd)
Adjacent Channels: -87 dB (Ref = +4 dBu 20 Hz to 20 kHz, unwtd)
Digital Audio 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
AES/EBU Output: XLR Male
Network Control Port: RJ-45
AVB Audio Network Port: Ethercon
Internal Processing: 32-bit, floating 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, analogue in-analogue out, all processing active)
Clock Jitter: <20 ps RMS (20 Hz to 20 kHz)
Jitter Attenuation: >60 dB (1 ns in, 1 ps out)
Power Connector: IEC
Input-Voltage Range: 90 to 230 VAC (±10%)
Power Requirements (Continuous): 85 W
Operating Temperature 32 to 104°F / 0 to 40°C
Dimensions (H x W x D) 45.0 x 483.0 x 305.0 mm
Weight 3.9 kg

In The Box

  • PreSonus StudioLive 16R - 18-Input, 16-Channel Series III Stage Box and Rack Mixer
  • USB Cable
  • Power Cord
  • Software Authorisation Card

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In The Box

  • PreSonus StudioLive 16R - 18-Input, 16-Channel Series III Stage Box and Rack Mixer
  • USB Cable
  • Power Cord
  • Software Authorisation Card

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Product:
PreSonus StudioLive 16R - 18-Input, 16-Channel Series III Stage Box and Rack Mixer
Manufacturer:
Presonus
Model:
STUDIOLIVE 16R
SKU:
STUDIOLIVE 16R
RM Product #:
50735