PreSonus StudioLive AR8 USB 8-Channel Hybrid Performance and Recording Mixer

PreSonus Radio and Podcast Kit with StudioLive AR8 USB Mixer, Microphone, Boom Stand, and Headphones

PreSonus Radio and Podcast Kit with StudioLive AR8 USB Mixer, Microphone, Boom Stand, and Headphones

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PreSonus Radio and Podcast Kit with StudioLive AR8 USB Mixer, Microphone, Boom Stand, and Headphones

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PreSonus Radio and Podcast Kit with StudioLive AR8 USB Mixer, Microphone, Boom Stand, and Headphones PreSonus StudioLive AR8 USB 8-Channel Hybrid Performance and Recording Mixer MXL BCD-1 Live Broadcast Dynamic Microphone On-Stage MBS5000 Broadcast/Webcast Boom Arm with XLR Cable Shure SRH240A Professional Around-Ear Stereo Headphones

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  • 8-Channel Performance & Recording Mixer
  • 24-Bit / 96 kHz USB Audio Interface
  • 4 x Class-A Microphone Preamps
  • Capture & Studio One Software Included
  • Broadcast Microphone with Windscreen
  • End-Address Dynamic Element
  • Built-In Isolation Shockmount
  • Durable Articulating Boom-Arm Stand
  • Professional Around-Ear Headphones
  • 40mm Neodymium Dynamic Drivers
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This B&H Kit combines the PreSonus StudioLive AR8 USB 8-Channel Hybrid Performance and Recording Mixer with a dynamic microphone, boom-arm stand, and pair of headphones to create the primary components of a radio / podcast studio setup.

  • PreSonus StudioLive AR8 USB 8-Channel Hybrid Performance and Recording Mixer

    The StudioLive AR8 USB from PreSonus 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. The mixer is packed with analog connections and digital tools that are powerful, yet easy to learn and use. The mixer features Class-A preamps and 3-band EQ.

    The StudioLive AR8 offers recording with or without a computer. Multitrack record and fly in backing tracks with its 24-bit/96 kHz, USB2.0 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 AR8 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 monitor buses with PFL solo
    • 1 stereo effects bus
    • 1 stereo effects return with:
      • 60 mm master fader
      • Dedicated monitor sends
      • 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 4.1 input
    • L/R XLR main outputs
    • 1 balanced TRS monitor 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 every channel
    • 3-band semi-parametric EQ (Channels 1-6)
    • Stereo effects processor with 16 presets
    Recording Options
    • 8x4 24-bit/96 kHz, USB 2.0 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
    • Rackmount kit included
       
    UPC: 673454004285
  • MXL BCD-1 Live Broadcast Dynamic Microphone

    The BCBD-1 Live Broadcast Dynamic Microphone from MXL is an end address, professional microphone designed for radio broadcasts, voice overs, podcasts, announcers, and more. The BCD-1 features a cardioid, dynamic element that features its own isolation to minimize noise. The flexible BCD-1 includes a windscreen and features a high-pass filter switch to minimize low-frequency noise.

    High quality dynamic mic built for broadcast and voice-over productions
    Excellent side rejection
    3 selectable roll-off switches to help pinpoint precision sound
    Built-in isolation shockmount
    UPC: 801813150322
  • On-Stage MBS5000 Broadcast/Webcast Boom Arm with XLR Cable

    The MBS5000 is a professional articulating mic boom that provides just the right counterbalance for popular broadcast microphones or other devices weighing up to 3.5 pounds. It can be used in studio environments and allows for quiet, easy, and repeatable positioning for on-air broadcast and webcast applications.

    With square-tubing construction, the boom arm offers strength and a long service life. The pre-installed 10' XLR cable provides a neat clean look and the standard 5/8"-27 threading, which mates with common mic clips, offers plenty of room for a shockmount. Additionally, the MBS5000 comes with two mounting options: one is a removable C-clamp for desktops and the other is a screw-in flange mount for permanent desktop or overhead installations.

    UPC: 659814125500
  • Shure SRH240A Professional Around-Ear Stereo Headphones

    The SRH240A Professional Around-Ear Stereo Headphones from Shure provide high-quality audio in a lightweight and comfortable design. Large 40mm neodymium dynamic drivers provide clear, detailed sound with a wide frequency response while the closed-back earcup design helps to block out ambient noise.

    The enhanced design features thick around-ear cushions and an adjustable headband that provide long-lasting comfort, allowing you to listen for hours without fatigue. The OFC cable provides plenty of slack and has a standard 3.5mm plug and a 1/4" adapter for wide compatibility with consumer and professional audio gear.

    The lightweight and durable construction withstands the rigors of day-to-day use
    Large 40mm neodymium dynamic drivers provide high-quality sound with a wide frequency response so you experience deep bass, clear mids, and crisp treble
    The closed-back earcup design helps to block out ambient noise so you can focus on your music instead of your environment
    The re-engineered ergonomic design features thick around-ear cushions and an adjustable headband for long-lasting comfort
    The impedance, power handling, and sensitivity are calibrated for optimum performance with a variety of sound sources
    The cable has a straight design that provides plenty of slack, while the oxygen-free copper construction provides a clear signal path
    The standard 3.5mm stereo mini plug and threaded 1/4" adapter provide wide compatibility with consumer and professional audio devices
    UPC: 042406229210
  • PreSonus StudioLive AR8 USB 8-Channel Hybrid Performance and Recording Mixer
    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/x86 SP1 +platform update, 8.1 x64/x86, 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 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 kOhms
    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 @ 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 MOhms
    Line Inputs Type: ¼” / 6.35 mm 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 kOhms
    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- or post-EQ)
    Graphic Equalizer 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 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
    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
    Dimensions (H x W x D) 3.7 x 12.0 x 12.0" / 94.0 x 304.8 x 304.8 mm
    Weight Not specified by manufacturer
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 15.8 x 7.5 x 1.5"
  • MXL BCD-1 Live Broadcast Dynamic Microphone
    Analog Performance
    Transducer Dynamic
    Polar Pattern Cardioid
    Frequency Range 40 Hz to 15 kHz
    Impedance 600 Ohms
    Sensitivity -54 dB
    General
    Length 6.2" / 157.48 mm
    Diameter 2.0" / 50.80 mm
    Weight 1.25 lb / 567 g
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 11.8 x 7.4 x 3.5"
  • On-Stage MBS5000 Broadcast/Webcast Boom Arm with XLR Cable
    Horizontal Arm Length 19.5" (49.5 cm)
    Vertical Arm Length 19.5" (49.5 cm)
    Arm Reach Total: 38" (96.5 cm)
    Material of Construction Steel
    Grip Range C-Clamp: 2" (5.08 cm)
    Dimensions Not specified by manufacturer
    Weight Capacity 3.5 lb (1.6 kg)
    Color Black powder-coat finish
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 22.7 x 6.9 x 2.8"
  • Shure SRH240A Professional Around-Ear Stereo Headphones
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    Driver Type Dynamic
    Design Over-Ear (Circumaural)
    Earcup Style Closed-Back
    General
    Frequency Response 20 Hz to 20 kHz
    Sensitivity 107 dB
    Impedance 38 Ohms
    Maximum Power Handling 500 mW
    Connectivity
    Audio Connector 1/8" (3.5 mm) TRS
    Connector Plating Nickel
    Cable
    Cable Length 6.6' /  m
    Physical
    Weight 10.1 oz / 238 g 
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 9.5 x 8.7 x 4.6"

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