Baton Rouge, LA (April 11, 2017)—PreSonus has introduced a new 24-channel StudioLive 24 digital console/recorder to its StudioLive Series III line.
As might be expected from its name, the StudioLive 24 sports two-dozen physical input channels with touch-sensitive, motorized faders and recallable XMAX Class A preamps. The main L/R bus also has a touch-sensitive, motorized fader. All 32 internal channels can be addressed digitally via USB and AVB.
PreSonus Capture multitrack recording software with virtual soundcheck runs onboard the StudioLive 24 console, allowing users to record up to 34 tracks to the console╒s onboard SD recorder. Recordings are simply transferred to the company's Studio One software as a session, including fader levels and Fat Channel settings.
The Fat Channel processing section presents a plug-in-style workflow that features vintage-style EQ and compression options on every channel, from classic tube limiters to passive EQs. A 6-band, fully parametric EQ is available on all mix outputs.
In addition to 4 fixed subgroups, the StudioLive 24 offers 16 FlexMixes that can be individually designated as aux, subgroup, or matrix mixes, for a total of 20 mix buses, not counting the main mix, effects mixes, and solo buses. Twenty-four DCAs enable control of groups of channels.
The StudioLive 24 is expected to be available in the second quarter of 2017, with a U.S. MAP price of $2,499.95.