Compact, powerful and versatile. The PreSonus Studio Live AR8 USB mixer is the ideal choice for today's creators. Thanks to its compact size and rugged build you'll be able to take the mixer out on the road. Confident it will provide you with consistent, high quality results, night after night.
The AR8 will empower you with a whole range of exciting features to revolutionise your workflow. The inclusion of premium, on board effects from renowned brands like Maag, Lexicon and Arturia will be excellent additions to your sonic arsenal. The price of the plugins alone makes the PreSonus Studio Live AR8 USB mixer a steal for its price. Also,The built-in wireless Bluetooth connectivity allows you to pair the mixer with your phone and stream music from your phone for backing tracks or break music.
Thanks to PreSonus, you'll be able to record up to four channels directly onto a memory card, without the need for additional hardware. Supporting SD and SDHC formats up to 32GB in size the AR8 will store any performance you desire with easy retrieval.
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The PreSonus StudioLive AR8 USB provides the perfect balance between analog performance and modern day innovations, delivering a highly versatile recording and mixing unit with a range of quality components. The mixers design is ergonomic and simple, giving you full access to all your controls with ease. The larger rotary knobs for the main level controls allow you to precisely dial in your levels with ease.
The mixer features 8 channels each with a 3-band EQ (not including the Super Channel) including two stereo channels and two mono channels. The mixer also features both mic and line inputs allowing you to record directly from the mixer from a range of equipment. The StudioLive AR8 also features 48V Phantom Power, allowing you to record compatible devices such as condenser microphones. Additionally, the mixer features rotary controls for Solo Master, Control Room, Phones, FX, Monitoring, Main and more.
Combining the modern innovations with the classic mixer layout, the PreSonus StudioLive AR8 USB Mixer provides you with built-in Bluetooth connectivity. This wireless Bluetooth 4.1 connection allows you to pair your phone or other Bluetooth enabled device with the mixer. This enables you to stream music wirelessly through the mixer for music breaks, backing tracks and other applications. This is great for practice bands and rehearsals allowing you learn songs or play backing tracks straight from your mobile device.
The Super Channel (stereo channel 7/8) allows you to connect up to four stereo analog and digital sources at once. This versatile channel allows you to use a range of devices with your mixer from playing stereo audio from the onboard SD record or from your USB connected computer.
One of the most unique and convenient features of the PreSonus StudioLive AR8 is the Capture Sound Recorder. The Capture Sound Recorder allows you to record your live performances from the mixer straight to an SD card. This versatile features means you don't have to prepare tedious setups just to get a great quality stereo recording.
Ideal for bands who wish to record live performances on the fly whether it be at venues or at practices, the Capture Stereo Recorder will do it all with ease. Additionally the SD recorder will also allow you to play up to 32 GB of MP3 or .WAV files, allowing you to stream backing tracks straight from the mixer. This is ideal for smaller bands or bands who need added digital instrumentation to add depth to their performances.
In addition to its wide range of digital components, the AR8 USB Mixer also features built-in digital effects. The AR8 features 16 digital effects ranging from Reverbs to Delays allowing you to add high-quality effects to your mix with ease. The internal stereo effects processor delivers the premium-quality sound created by the effects, adding everything from subtle Reverbs to emulating acoustically treated rooms for warmer and more intimate tone.
The digital effects feature a return plus a master level fader and a dedicated monitor send, allowing you to dial in the level of effects into your main and monitor mixes. You can also bypass your effects with a footswitch (not included) for mixing options.