Baton Rouge, LA (September 20, 2017)—Adding to its StudioLive AR series. PreSonus has unveiled its new StudioLive AR22 USB hybrid mixer.
The 22-channel StudioLive AR22 USB mixer is equipped with a Mac- and Windows-compatible, 24-bit, 96 kHz, USB 2.0 audio interface that can capture all input channels and the main mix, which can be captured by an onboard stereo SD recorder. The recorder can also play up to 32 GB of MP3 and WAV files, providng program music or backing tracks as needed.
The StudioLive AR22 USB offers 16 Class A mic preamps and 26 analog line inputs. In addition to a 60 mm fader, each of the 12 mono channels and 4 stereo channels provides a low-cut filter, mute, pan, and solo with prefader listen. Phantom power can be enabled globally for use with condenser microphones.
All mono channels feature three-band, semi-parametric EQ with a sweepable mid band. There’s four channel inserts (on Channels 1-4) to add external processors. Each of the four stereo channels provides a single mic input, plus balanced ?-inch left and right line inputs and a basic three-band, semi-parametric EQ.
The mixer also features the PreSonus Super Channel, which allows users to play audio from four stereo sources simultaneously. Included with the desk are PreSonus’ Capture live-recording software; its Studio One 3 Artist DAW production software; and Studio Magic Plug-in Suite for Mac and Windows.
The console is expected in Q4, 2017 with a street price of $799.
PreSonus Audio Electronics, Inc.