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Open Box Presonus StudioLive AR12 14-Channel Hybrid Digital/Analog Performance Mixer

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StudioLive AR12 USB 14-channel hybrid mixers make it simple to mix and record shows, productions, rehearsals, podcasts and more. It is lightweight, versatile, and loaded with analog connections and digital tools, yet it is easy to learn and use. How it soundsJust because you don’t need a lot of channels doesn’t mean you don’t need them all to sound...  Click To Read More About This Product

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Overview

StudioLive AR12 USB 14-channel hybrid mixers make it simple to mix and record shows, productions, rehearsals, podcasts and more. It is lightweight, versatile, and loaded with analog connections and digital tools, yet it is easy to learn and use.

How it sounds
Just because you don’t need a lot of channels doesn’t mean you don’t need them all to sound great. PreSonus’ famous Class A preamps are the envy of the industry, and the AR8 three-band EQ is famously sweet and musical. Plus, the StudioLive AR12 USB features an internal stereo effects processor with 16 presets, including room, hall, and plate reverbs, chorus and delay effects. All respond beautifully to the 60 mm channel faders. There are two important aspects of a mixer: what it does and how it sounds, and this mixer sounds good.

What it does
With the AR12 you can create multitrack recordings and fly in backing tracks with a 24-bit, 96 kHz, USB 2.0 digital audio interface. You can record and playback in stereo with the integrated SD™ digital recorder. You can stream program music wirelessly, using onboard Bluetooth. With the AR12, you can.

All of the connections and controls you need
StudioLive AR12 USB mixers feature connections and controls needed to mix and record live, in the studio, and in rehearsal. Each of the four mono channels and four stereo channels includes level control, a mic input, three-band EQ and more. Apart from the main outputs, you get a monitor mix output with a bus for monitoring. You also get control-room outputs with level control to feed studio monitors.

Super Channel
The Super Channel allows you to connect four stereo sources at once so you can use the mixer with your high-tech devices. Plug a media player into the Super Channel’s unbalanced RCA and 1/8-inch stereo inputs, play stereo audio from the onboard SD™ recorder or from your USB-connected Mac or Windows PC. Use onboard Bluetooth 4.1 to pair your phone to your AR12 and instantly have wireless access to your music library for break music or backing tracks.

Record in the studio or at the gig—with or without a computer
StudioLive AR mixers offer two ways to record. Connect a StudioLive AR12 USB mixer to your computer via USB 2.0 and you have an 8x4 multi-track digital recorder ready to capture all input channels plus the main mix to a Mac or Windows PC with 24-bit/96 kHz quality. Or, an onboard stereo SD recorder lets you record the main mix.

Integrated software makes recording a snap
PreSonus StudioLive AR mixers are tightly integrated with state-of-the-art recording software to help you achieve your creative vision. Record with PreSonus’ Capture live-recording software, then edit in the Studio One Artist DAW; both are included.

A complete solution that’s compact, easy to use, and built for the road
The StudioLive AR12 USB is an, all-in-one solution for audio mixing and recording. With a wide variety of connections, two ways to record, and a simple, elegant mixing surface, it will quickly become the heart of your live and studio sound systems.

Studio Magic Plug-in Suite Included
Both new and existing registered owners of any currently available PreSonus audio interface or mixer are receiving a free bonus: the Studio Magic Plug-in Suite for Mac and Windows. The software bundle includes seven popular plug-ins in VST, AU, and AAX formats. Currently eligible interfaces and mixers include the PreSonus AudioBox USB, AudioBox i-series, and Studio-series interfaces and StudioLive Series III, StudioLive AR USB, and StudioLive RML-series mixers. The software will be automatically added to registered users’ online MyPreSonus accounts and can be downloaded at any time—even if they bought the eligible PreSonus interface or mixer years ago. The suite includes: SPL Attacker, Maag Audio EQ2, Lexicon MPX-i Reverb, Eventide H910, Eventide 2016 Stereo Room, Brainworx bx Opto Compressor and Arturia's Analog Lab Lite.

Features

Format		
Analog/digital: Hybrid
Number of channels: 14
Busses/groups: L, R
Aux sends: 1/4" TRS-F
Powered: No

Inputs
Total inputs: 14
Mic preamps: 8
XLR/TRS combo jacks: 0
XLR only jacks: 8
1/4" only jacks: 12
TRS only jacks: 1 x 3.5 mm
ADAT/optical in: No
RCA in: Stereo pair
AES/EBU: Yes

Outputs
Total main outputs: 2 x XLR
RCA (unpowered) No
1/4” out: 2 x 1/4" TRS
USB Yes
ADAT/optical out: 0
SpeakION 0
AES / EBU: 0

Other Connectivity
Connections: Audio
MIDI I/O: No
Headphone output(s): 1
Wi-Fi No
USB Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Onboard effects
Compression: Yes
Reverb: Yes
Delay: Yes
Chorus/flange: Yes

Equalization
Type: Shelving, swept mid
EQ bands: 4
Master graphic: No

Other
Width: 16"
Height: 3.7"
Depth: 15.4"
Weight:
Automation: No
Fader type: 60 mm
Motorized faders: No
Bundled software: Yes
Rackmountable: No


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PresonusStudioLive AR12 14-Channel Hybrid Digital/Analog Performance Mixer
 
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5.0

Great Mixer

By MICKEY

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Comments about Presonus StudioLive AR12 14-Channel Hybrid Digital/Analog Performance Mixer:

Lightweight, clean sounding mixer, plus I can record right onto SD memory cards

 
5.0

Yes

By Rick

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Comments about Presonus StudioLive AR12 14-Channel Hybrid Digital/Analog Performance Mixer:

I love the quality of the sound and ability to record. Will take a while to understand all the abilities of the studio function.

 
5.0

Awesome new equipment

By JAMES

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Comments about Presonus StudioLive AR12 14-Channel Hybrid Digital/Analog Performance Mixer:

Awesome blend of fidelity, technology and good old analog mixer. Put in a smartcard, press the button (like an old cassette player:) and bingo, you are recording uncompressed wave files. Simple even to an old analog dog, and they sound awesome! Great product.

 
5.0

Definitely would buy again. Great versatile recording mixer

By Jeffrey

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Comments about Presonus StudioLive AR12 14-Channel Hybrid Digital/Analog Performance Mixer:

So far so good. The Studio Live recording mixer has exceeded my expectations. Recorded live music from direct outputs of 24 channel mixing board. 8 channels/tracks went directly into computer via usb cable for post production mixing/effects into Studio One 3 software. Love this mixer. Planning on adding bass and electric guitar tracks and more use in home studio. Definitely a winner. Worth every penny.
Jeff B Omaha NE

 
5.0

Very happy with purchase

By Richard Sondquest

from San Diego, CA

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Pros

  • Clean, easy to use layout
  • Good quality recording
  • Individual USB output channels for each input
  • Practical Gain knobs with Led levels

Cons

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      Comments about Presonus StudioLive AR12 14-Channel Hybrid Digital/Analog Performance Mixer:

      Use it for a mixture of live and recording

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      5.0

      Perfect for my intended uses

      By Steve H.

      from Tampa, Fl

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      Comments about Presonus StudioLive AR12 14-Channel Hybrid Digital/Analog Performance Mixer:

      Very usable features. Can use live of for recording practices and can edit both. Small size, and not a lot of uniused features.

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