Presonus StudioLive Series III 16R review: specs & price

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16-Channel Digital Rack Mixer with Integrated Audio Interface

The Presonus StudioLive Series III 16R is a 16-Channel Digital Rack Mixer with Integrated Audio Interface with a AVB Stagebox mode for StudioLive Series III...

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Description Digital MixerDigital MixerYamaha 01V96iRoland MX-1 Mix PerformerPerformance MixerDigital MixerDigital Mixer16-Channel Digital Rack Mixer with Integrated Audio InterfaceDigital Mixer with Integrated 64x64 USB Recording InterfaceDigital Mixer
Weight20 kg13.6 kg14 kg--14 kg16.9 kg3.9 kg13.6 kg16.9 kg
Max.number of input channels48244018184064163232
Microphone Inputs162412001232163232
Analog Line Inputs201616661616161616
Analog Line Outputs12x XLR164 x Jack, 2 x XLR224 x Jack, 2 x XLR2482424
Analog in/ out with plug-in card expandable
Digital InputsAES, S/PDIF-ADAT, S/PDIF--ADAT, S/PDIF-AVB Audio Netzwork, USB--
Digital OutputsAES, S/PDIFAES, EBUADAT, S/PDIF--ADAT, S/PDIF-AVB Audio-Network-Port, USB--
Digital in-/ outputs expandable
Word Clock
Computer interfaceUSBUSB, EthernetUSBUSBUSBUSBUSB, EthernetUSB, EthernetUSB, EthernetUSB, Ethernet
Dimensions (W x D x H)-650 x 584 x 179 mm----822 x 583 x 165 mm483 x 305 x 45 mm659 x 583 x 165 mm822 x 583 x 165 mm
Dimensions (W x H x D)--436 x 150 x 548 mm--436 x 150 x 548 mm----

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The Presonus StudioLive Series III 16R is a 16-Channel Digital Rack Mixer with Integrated Audio Interface with a AVB Stagebox mode for StudioLive Series III mixers, Stereo AUX input RCA (L / R), 6 AUX sends, 6 Mix outputs 6.3 mm jack balanced, 2 Main outputs XLR (L / R), Stereo headphone output 6.3 mm jack, "Mute All" button to mute all inputs and outputs, Integrated SD card recorder (stereo) for recording the main signal and for use as a player, 18x18 USB recording interface, 32x32 AVB recording interface, High-pass filter, Gate / Expander with sidechain, Fully parametric 4-band EQ, Compressor with sidechain, Limiter, Includes vintage plug-ins for EQ and compressor, 2 Master effects processors including vintage reverb plugins, Line delay in all inputs and outputs, Fully parametric 6-band EQ in all outputs, 8 Graphic EQs (31-band), Presets plus user memory for Fat Channel, Effects and Graphic EQ, USB port, Ethernet control connection, Ethercon AVB audio network connection, Controller software "UC Surface" for OS X, Windows, iPad and Android tablet, Free monitor app "QMix-UC" for iPhone, iPod Touch and Android smartphones & Includes "Capture" recording software, "Studio One 3 Artist" DAW software and "Studio Magic" plugin suite and Fat Channel Collection (for download). The retail price is 685.06 £.


Connectors16 Microphone / Line inputs XLR / jack 6.3 mm combo sockets with 48 V phantom power
Converter24-Bit / 48 kHz with 115 dB dynamics
Fat Channel signal processingPolarity
Build19" 1U
Dimensions (W x D x H)483 x 305 x 45 mm
Weight3.9 kg
Max.number of input channels16
Microphone Inputs16
Analog Line Inputs16
Analog Line Outputs8
Analog in/ out with plug-in card expandableNo
Digital InputsAVB Audio Netzwork, USB
Digital OutputsAVB Audio-Network-Port, USB
Digital in-/ outputs expandableNo
Word ClockNo
Computer interfaceUSB, Ethernet

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