The Presonus STUDIOLIVE AR8C is an 8-channel USB-C Compatible Audio Interface, Analog design, the StudioLive AR8c is the easiest way to record podcasts, live streams, and music productions. Featuring a pristine analog front-end with four high-gain XMAX mic preamps and an 8x4, 24-bit, 96 kHz, USB-C-compatible USB 2.0 audio interface, the StudioLive AR8c’s hybrid design makes it simple to record from a single intuitive console. Add in tools like a musical 3-band analog EQ, mic/line boost for low-level broadcast microphones and consumer devices, Bluetooth connectivity, and a stereo SD recorder, and you have a broadcasting and recording powerhouse that fulfills the needs of both modern musicians and content creators. Mixer and Stereo SD Recorder.
A Full-Featured Audio Interface
The StudioLive AR8c audio interface operates at up to 96 kHz for high-definition mixing and recording. Record each of the six inputs, plus the main mix, for even more flexible recording options. Playback up to four streams for monitoring previously recorded tracks—plus sound effects, loopback audio, and more. Four of PreSonus' lauded XMAX mic preamps provide all the gain you need to capture even the most subtle details without adding noise. The analog mixer front-end makes connecting your gear intuitive. With a USB-C compatible connection, your StudioLive AR8c is ready to use as an audio interface for nearly any computer.
The All-In-One Recording Package
The StudioLive AR8c audio interface and analog mixer is tightly integrated with state-of-the-art recording software to help you achieve your creative vision. Create multitrack recordings for your podcast or band with one click thanks to PreSonus Capture live-recording software. Capture is designed to make recording easy. Create complete studio productions with our award-winning Studio One Artist DAW to add effects, bumpers, and more. With two professional recording applications included with your StudioLive AR8c, you’re ready to record right out of the box, whether you’re creating a podcast, live streaming your performance, or recording your first EP.
Effects Without Latency
Monitoring with reverb and delay helps to create better recordings. Any vocalist or guitarist will tell you that a little reverb makes them feel more at ease while performing. The StudioLive AR8c mixer’s onboard effects processor lets you add high-quality reverb, delay, or chorus to any channel for a professional monitor mix. Like what you hear in your headphones? Record the main mix and capture the effects mix, too with or without the dry channels to blend with your multitrack recording. Experiment in post-production to your heart's content.
Type: Analog Mixer with USB Interface
Computer Connectivity: USB (8 x 4)
A/D Resolution: 24-bit/96kHz
Inputs - Mic Preamps: 4 x XLR
Phantom Power: Global
Headphones: 1 x 1/4" TRS
USB: 1 x USB-C 2.0
Other I/O: 1 x 1/4" (footswitch)
Power Source: Standard IEC AC cable
Width: 11" (chassis)
Weight: 7.1 lbs.
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