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

BH #PRSL16R • MFR #STUDIOLIVE 16R
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PreSonus StudioLive 16R - 18-Input, 16-Channel Series III Stage Box and Rack Mixer
Key Features
  • Rackmount Mixing and Processing Power
  • Control with Mac, Windows & iOS
  • 16 XLR-1/4" Combo Inputs + RCA Stereo
  • 16 Recallable XMAX Mic Preamps
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.
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PreSonus StudioLive 16R - 18-Input, 16-Channel Series III Stage Box and Rack Mixer

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PreSonus StudioLive 16R Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Inputs and Outputs
  • 3Channels and Buses
  • 4Networking Connections
  • 5Recording
  • 6Signal Processing
  • 7Scenes and Presets
  • 8Digital
  • 9Actively Integrated Software

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 EQ 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 EQ 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.

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 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 x 31-band graphic EQs
  • 2 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
     
UPC: 673454005961

PreSonus StudioLive 16R Specs

Mixer
Number of Analog Input Channels16
Signal Processing
Gain/Trim RangeMic:
0 dB to +60 dB 
Digital Audio
Sample Rates48 kHz
Bit DepthAD/DA Conversion:
24-Bit
DSP32-Bit Floating Point
Converter Dynamic RangeA/D:
115 dBA at 48 kHz 
D/A:
115 dBA at 48 kHz 
Jitter<20 ps RMS
Jitter Attenuation>60 dB
Latency1.9 ms (Analog Input to Analog Output)
Performance
dBFS Reference Level+18 dBu = 0 dBFS
Frequency ResponseHeadphone Output:
20 Hz to 20 kHz ±0.5 dB 
Main Output:
20 Hz to 20 kHz ±0.5 dBu (Unity Gain) 
Max Input LevelMic Input:
+12 dBu 
RCA Input:
+12 dBu 
Output LevelMix Output:
+18 dBu (Max) 
XLR Main Output:
+24 dBu (Max) 
Headphone Output Power100 mW per Channel into 60 ohms (Max)
I/O Impedance1/4" Mix Output:
100 ohms 
Mic Input:
1 kilohms 
XLR Main Output:
100 ohms 
CrosstalkInput to Output:
-90 dB 
Adjacent Channels:
-87 dB 
CMRR65 dB at Unity Gain
SNRHeadphone Output:
96 dB at Max Gain
Mic/Line Input to Main Output:
94 dBA at Unity Gain (+4 dBu Reference)
THDMic Input to Main Output:
<0.005% at Unity Gain (+4 dBu, Unweighted) 
THD+NHeadphone Output:
0.01% at Max Gain (Unweighted) 
Connectivity
Analog Inputs1 x 2RCA Unbalanced Input
12 x Combo XLR-1/4" TRS Mic/Line Input
Analog Outputs6 x 1/4" TRS Balanced Mix Output
1 x 1/4" TRS Headphone Output
2 x XLR Balanced Main Output
Phantom Power+48 V ±2 V (Selectable on Individual Inputs)
Digital I/O1 x RJ45 (Control)
1 x etherCON AVB
USB1 x USB Type-B (USB 2.0, Recording)
Compatibility
OS CompatibilityAndroid 5.0 or Later
Windows 7
Windows 8.1
Windows 10
iOS 9.3 or Later
macOS 10.8.5
Processor RequirementIntel Core 2 Duo 
RAM Requirements4 GB (8 GB Recommended)
Storage Requirements34 GB
Mobile Device CompatibilityAndroid Tablet  
Android Smartphone  
iPad  
Minimum Display Resolution1366 x 768
Internet ConnectionYes
Required HardwareUSB 2.0 Port
Power
AC Input Power90 to 230 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz
AC Power ConnectorIEC
Power Consumption85 W
Physical
Operating Temperature32 to 104°F / 0 to 40°C
Dimensions1.8 x 19 x 12" / 45 x 483 x 305 mm
Weight8.6 lb / 3.9 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight13.35 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)24.2 x 17.7 x 6.1"
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