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PreSonus StudioLive 16.4.2AI Digital Mixer, 16-Channel, Blemished

Who needs outboard gear? With two Fat Channel FX processors on all 16 inputs and 4 buses, this console has you covered. Plus, it's got 32x18 FireWire I/O. (3) Read 3 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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Product Description

With a powerful user interface, amazing DSP performance, direct Wi-Fi and LAN communication, enhanced workflow, and tightly integrated software suite, the PreSonus StudioLive 16.4.2AI creates a streamlined working environment for both live and studio use.

Redesigned from the ground up, the StudioLive 16.4.2AI 16-channel digital mixer provides analog workflow with extensive dual signal processing on every channel and bus and an onboard 32x18 FireWire s800 interface. Active Integration technology provides direct Wi-Fi and Ethernet networking with a tightly integrated software suite for Mac, Windows, and iOS, including Capture 2.1 recording software with true Virtual Soundcheck mode and VSL-AI with Smaart System Check Wizards.

The StudioLive 16.4.2AI introduces a paradigm for digital mixing and recording solutions. Retaining the same surface-driven functionality that made StudioLive mixers famous, while adding even more processing power, enhanced workflow features, and Active Integration technology, it provides a networked, tightly integrated hardware/software ecosystem in which every touch point in the system communicates to enhance each mixing task.

The StudioLive 16.4.2AI offers wireless or wired connectivity to any standard router and networks with Macs, PCs, and iOS devices running the StudioLive AI Software Library, which features VSL-AI with Smaart audio analysis, specialized iOS apps, Capture 2.1, and Studio One Artist 2.6 DAW.The mixer features an extensive analog patch bay for flexible connectivity; a 32x18 FireWire s800 interface for easy recording and virtual soundchecks; extensive dual signal processing on every channel and bus, with A/B comparison; and 16 dedicated mix buses for easy configuration. Best of all, all controls are one-to-one, so there are no layers to get lost in, and your main mix is always at your fingertips.

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Features:

- Dual Fat Channel signal processing on all 16 input channels and all buses, with 4-band semi-parametric EQ, compressor, gate, limiter, and more lets you A/B two complete Fat Channel settings like having two different Fat Channel settings at once on every channel and bus!
- Active Integration software suite includes Capture 2 with Virtual Soundcheck mode and remote StudioLive scene store/recall, Studio One Artist 2 with native Fat Channel plug-in and StudioLive scene compatibility, and Virtual StudioLive-AI with Smaart System Check Wizards and Spectra analysis on every channel and bus.
- One-to-one control over every parameter no layers or banks means your main mix is always at your fingertips
- 12 dedicated mix outputs for easy configuration: 4 subgroups, 6 analog auxiliary buses, and stereo main mix with mono sum
- 4 stereo 32-bit digital effects processors with dedicated aux buses (two reverbs, two delays)
- 16 channel mic preamps, line inputs, analog inserts, and direct outputs for flexible connectivity
- 8 31-band graphic EQs (insertable on main and aux outputs)
- 32-in/18-out FireWire s800 recording interface (24-bit, 44.1 and 48 kHz), compatible with Core Audio and ASIO (Mac/Windows)
- Dedicated Ethernet port and USB 2.0 port for included Wi-Fi LAN adapter for wired or wireless connection to a wireless router
- Optional Thunderbolt, Dante, and AVB connectivity

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Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
with Recording Pack
Shipping Weight: 87 lbs
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 51 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 32 x 26 x 13 in
Presonus Warranty Presonus offers a one year warranty (parts and labor) on all new products. All non-new Presonus products carry a limited warranty of 90 days.
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 225-216-7887
Customer Reviews
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"PreSonus StudioLive 16.4.2AI 16-Channel"
Overall: The board is nicely laid out and very much intuitive to use. Solid construction and very attractive design. I am delighted with this purchase. The software will let you record using the board and all its fat channel settings, 16 tracks of audio to your computer interface at one time.. Then once you have that recorded you can add additional tracks to your project and just use a couple channels of the board for a stereo mix of the recorded tracks, effectively allowing you to have 24 or more mix tracks in the software mixer that sum to only two channels on your boards inputs faders..
Style of Music: I have recorded everything from hard rock to classical music and voice overs for TV spots
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Overall: I originally bought the StudioLive 16.4.2 to use as my main Keyboard Mixing Console. Being a longtime owner of a pair of Mackie 24 Channel/8 bus Mixers as well as a Tascam M2516 that matched up to a pair of the original Tascam DA-88s. The beginning of the Digital Realm! Over the years I've consistently updated my gear while keeping several of the original Keyboards, my Drawmer DL 241, & still have one of the 1st Yamaha SPX990 FX Units.... I've been investing in several pieces of Presonus Gear over the last years from the Central Station, Eureka w/192 card. Presonus is constant in their efforts to build some of the finest gear available today... The StudioLive 16.4.2 with the, "Fat Channel" and the along with the FX, & the well thought out layout, it quickly became a staple in my Studio & Live Concert Setups.... A week ago through, I had the opportunity to buy the StudioLive 16.4.2 AI which is a super addition that I wouldn't hesitate to recommend to any of the fine players I've come to know over the years. The integration of their Software, "Studio One" which they add to nearly all of their orders where you're purchasing even their entry level Audio Interface.... Also they include their Software, "Capture", & to top it off, you're able to integrate up to 10 iPhones, iPads, or the iPod to be used as each Musicians, personal Mixers as well as the ability to save, & load scenes, Aux Mixes, Buss Mixes, ect... For the new, upcoming Musicians, it's a great investment as both of the Mixers I bought also have very decent Audio Interfaces built in which though I've tried them both, I'm still very happy with my Fireface 800s, Fireface UCX, ect....I have a larger Studio Environment which demands quite a large diversity of Equipment.... As I also updated my Keyboard setup with a Korg Kronos 88, A Yamaha Motif XF7, I still use a Hammond B3 with a pair of Leslies. but officially I'm about to sell almost 20 vintage Keyboards, Mixers, along with a large amount of Sound Reinforcement....with all my Crown amps..Then I'll turn around & get a pair of the Presonus StudioLive 32.4.2 AIs!!! The shows I do the Promoter always supplies the Sound System/Lights, ect, I love the new Presonus Boards enough to use them in my Studio fulltime,,,,,, For what it's worth to ya'll.....And I PROMISE you that I'll be buying an ADL 600 or 2!
Style of Music: Rockin, Funky, Soulful, Bluesy, Feel Music....
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