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At NAMM: PreSonus Introduces NSB 8.8 AVB Stage Box

PreSonus Spotlights New AVB-networked Stage Boxes

Anaheim, CA (January 25, 2018)—Designed to work with PreSonus StudioLive Series III mixers/recorders, the new PreSonus NSB 16.8 and 8.8 AVB-networked stage boxes deliver signals from stage to console over a Cat 5e or Cat 6 Ethernet cable, eliminating copper snakes and ensuing signal degredation. Users can remote control the NSB series’ inputs, preamps and phantom power from a networked Series III console or from free PreSonus UC Surface touch-control software.

The 16×8 NSB 16.8 offers 16 locking combo mic/line inputs equipped with PreSonus’ remote-controlled, Class A solid-state XMAX preamps, including gain compensation for shared input scenarios.

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The 8×8 NSB 8.8 offers eight of these mic/line inputs. Both models provide eight outputs with locking XLR jacks. A built-in two-port AVB switch lets users daisy-chain multiple units, or use the PreSonus SW5E AVB switch to support larger shows and installations.

NSB-series stage boxes come in a steel chassis with a design intended to survive the rigors of the road. The traditional stage box form factors allow NSB-series stage boxes to sit on the stage or be rack mounted with an optional rack-ear kit.

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Both models also are compatible with stage pockets from Ace Backstage.

PreSonus NSB 16.8 and NSB 8.8 stage boxes are expected to be available in the first quarter and early second quarter of 2018.

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