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PreSonus StudioLive AR12c 12-Channel Analog Mixer
PreSonus StudioLive AR12c 12-Channel Analog Mixer
$599.99

PreSonus StudioLive AR12c 12-Channel Analog Mixer

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SoundPro Item: 44209
MPN: STUDIOLIVE AR12C
$599.99
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Packed with all the connections and controls needed to mix and record in the studio and on the stage, the StudioLive AR12c from PreSonus is the ultimate recording solution. A mixing and recording powerhouse that fulfills the needs of both modern musicians and content creators, its hybrid design makes it simple to record studio productions and mix live shows from a single, intuitive console. The StudioLive AR12c operates at up to 96 kHz for high-definition mixing and recording.

PreSonus StudioLive AR12c Features

  • 14x4 24-bit/96 kHz, USB 2.0 (over USB-C™ connection) audio recording interface
  • Record every channel plus the main mix
  • 2x2 SD recorder to capture the main mix
  • Supports SD™ and SDHD™ formats up to 32 GB
  • 14-channel analog mixer
  • 8 balanced microphone inputs with XMAX mic preamps
  • 2 insert points
  • 2 instrument/line inputs
  • 12 balanced line level inputs:
  • 4 mono
  • 4 stereo pairs
  • Stereo Super Channel (Ch. 13/14) with Bluetooth 5.0 input, RCA inputs, 1/8-inch stereo input, and switchable SD/USB stereo playback
  • 4 mono and 4 stereo channels, each with level knob, pan, mute, PFL solo, highpass filter, and 3-band semi-parametric EQ
  • 2 monitor buses with dedicated channel sends, AFL solo, and balanced TRS output
  • L/R Control Room outputs with level control
  • Headphone output with level control
  • Highpass filter on every channel
  • 3-band quasi-parametric EQ with sweepable mid-band on each mono channel
  • 3-band semi-parametric EQ on each stereo channel
  • Stereo effects processor with 16 presets, dedicated send and return, and bypass footswitch jack
  • Mic/line boost on stereo channels for low-level input sources and consumer devices
  • Internal power supply
  • Standard IEC power connector
  • Sturdy metal construction
  • 60 mm faders
  • Optional rackmount kit (sold separately)
  • Compatible with iOS and iPadOS devices including iPad Pro, iPad, iPad Air, iPad Mini, iPod Touch, and iPhones
  • StudioLive AR12c 12-Channel Analog Mixer1
  • Microphone Preamp
    • Type: XLR Female, Class A XMAX
    • Maximum Input level (unity gain): +9 dBu ± 1.0 dB
    • Gain Control Range: 43 dB (+12 to +55 dB)
    • Frequency Response to Analog Outputs: 20 Hz to 20 kHz, + 0.5 / -1.5 dB
    • Frequency Response to USB (Direct): 20 Hz to 20 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 kΩ
    • EIN (+55 dB gain, 150Ω input, 20 Hz-22 kHz, A-wtd): Mono Channels: <128 dBu
    • Common Mode Rejection Ratio (1 kHz, +55 dB gain): 65 dB
    • Phantom power: + 48V, ± 3V, Global
  • Instrument Inputs
    • Type: ¼” TS Female, Unbalanced, Hi-Z
    • Maximum Input Level (min. Gain, 1 kHz@0.5% THD + N): +9 dBu ±1.0 dB
    • Gain Control Range: 43 dB, ±1 dB (+12 to +55 dB)
    • Frequency Response to Analog Outputs: 20 Hz to 20 kHz, + 0.5 / -1.5 dB
    • Frequency Response to USB (Direct): 20 Hz to 20 kHz, + 0.5 / -1.5 dB
    • Dynamic Range (min. Gain, A-wtd): > 105 dB
    • Dynamic Range (mid. Gain, unwtd): > 108 dB
    • THD + N (1 kHz, -1 dBFS, A-wtd): <0.01%
    • THD + N (1 kHz, -1 dBFS, unwtd): <0.01%
    • Input Impedance: > 1 MΩ
  • Line Inputs
    • Type: ¼” TRS Female, Balanced
    • Maximum Input Level (min. Gain, 1 kHz@0.5% THD + N): +26 dBu ±1.0 dB
    • Gain Control Range
      • Mono Channels: 40 dB, ± 1 dB (-5 to +35 dB)
      • Stereo Channels: 0 dB or +10 dB (+10 dB Boost)
    • Frequency Response to Analog Outputs: 20 Hz to 20 kHz, + 0.5 / -1.5 dB
    • Frequency Response to USB (Direct): 20 Hz to 20 kHz, + 0.5 / -1.5 dB
    • S / N Ratio to Analog Outputs (+4 dBu): 85 dB
    • THD + N (1 kHz, -1 dBFS, A-wtd): <0.01%
    • Input Impedance (Balanced): 10 kΩ
  • Main, Control Room, Monitor, and FX Outputs
    • Type (Main Outputs): XLR Male, Impedance Balanced
    • Type (Control Room, Monitor, FX Outputs): ¼” 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 - 20 kHz, -1 dBFS, unwtd): <0.01%
    • Output Impedance: 100 Ω
  • Headphone Output
    • Type: ¼” TRS Female, Stereo, Unbalanced
    • Maximum Output Level: 150 mW / channel @ 60 Ω
    • Frequency Response: 20 Hz to 20 kHz, + 0.5 / -1.5 dB
    • Dynamic Range (A-wtd): >103 dB
    • THD + N (Bandwidth 20 Hz - 20 kHz, -1 dBFS, unwtd): <0.01%
  • System Crosstalk
    • Input to Output (Ref = + 4dBu, 20 Hz to 20 kHz, unwtd): -90 dBu
    • Adjacent Channels (Ref = +4 dBu, 20 Hz to 20 kHz, unwtd): -85 dBu
  • Signal Level LED
    • Signal: -30 dBFS (pre-EQ)
    • Clip: -3.0 dB before clip (pre or post-EQ)
  • Channel EQ
    • Low cut: 100 Hz, -18 dB/Octave
    • High Shelving: ±15 dB @ 10 kHz
    • Mid Peaking (Mono Channels): ±15 dB @ 140 Hz to 3.5 kHz (variable)
    • Mid Peaking (Stereo Channels): ±15 dB @ 2.5 kHz
    • Mid-Band Q: Boost: 1.0, Cut: 2.5
    • Low Shelving: ±15 dB @ 100 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
    • Signal-to-Noise (a-weighted): -96 dB
    • Bit Depth: 24-bit
    • Internally Supported Sample Rates: 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96 kHz
    • Jitter: <80 ps RMS (20 Hz - 20 kHz)
    • Jitter Attenuation: > 60 dB (1 ns in => 1 ps out)
  • 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 (96-320 kbs, 32/44.1/48 kHz)
    • Sampling Rate (WAV): 44.1 kHz
    • Bit Depth
      • Recording: 24-bit
      • Playback: 16- or 24-bit
  • Power / Environmental
    • Connector: IEC
    • Input Voltage Range: 90 to 240 VAC
    • Recommended Ambient Operating Temperature: 0˚ to 40˚ Celsius / 32˚ to 104˚ Fahrenheit
  • Physical
    • Height 3.5” (89 mm)
    • Width (Chassis only) 15" (381 mm)
    • Depth 15.6” (397 mm)
    • Weight 11.9 lbs (5.4 kg)

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