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PreSonus StudioLive 24.4.2 AI

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$2,499.95
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$1,899.95 (You save $600.00)
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SL2442AI
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Product Description

24-channel Digital Mixer with Active Integration DSP, FireWire 800 Audio Interface, 24 XMAX Microphone Preamps, Dual Effects, QMix, Onboard LAN/Wi-Fi, Expansion Capability and Recording Software

The PreSonus StudioLive 24.4.2AI 24-channel digital mixer will absolutely change the way you approach live mixing while providing you with a full set of truly useful studio-quality recording tools as well. Based around 24 PreSonus XMAX microphone preamps and Active Integration onboard DSP, you can be sure that the StudioLive 24.4.2AI will provide exquisite sound quality and flexible processing. What's more, native LAN (with Wi-Fi) and extensive FireWire 800 recording capability make recording and remote control easy. If you want a competitive, easy-to-use digital mixer for a phenomenal price, the StudioLive 24.4.2AI is for you.

24 input channels, each with:

  • XLR mic and ¼” line inputs
  • High-headroom Class A XMAX™ mic preamplifiers
  • Analog ¼" inserts (rear panel)
  • Trim control with –20 to +20 dBV line / -15 to +65 dBu mic gain range (80 dB!)
  • +48V phantom power switch for condenser microphones
  • Digital Audio Input Select
  • 100 mm precision faders
  • Phase reverse, highpass filter, noise gate/expander, compressor, 4-band EQ, limiter—all with A/B and Quick Null

40 in x 26 out FireWire s800 direct digital recording interface (24-bit/44.1 kHz and 48 kHz)

  • Compatible with ASIO and Core Audio; works with Logic®, Pro Tools, Cubase, Sonar™, Digital Performer™, Live, and more

20 dedicated mix buses for easy configuration

  • 10 aux buses with analog outputs
  • 4 internal FX buses
  • 4 subgroups with analog outputs
  • Stereo main bus with analog outputs
  • Access to Fat Channel functions

4 subgroup buses, each with:

  • Balanced TRS output
  • Solo
  • Mute
  • Noise gate/expander, compressor, 4-band EQ, limiter — all with A/B and Quick Null
  • 300 ms output delay
  • Available sources: 24 input channels; Aux In A and B; FXA, FXB, FXC, FXD returns

10 aux buses, each with

  • Balanced TRS output
  • Solo
  • Mute
  • Pre1/Pre2/post-fader send
  • Output-level control
  • Highpass filter, noise gate/expander, compressor, 4-band EQ, limiter — all with A/B and Quick Null
  • 31-band graphic EQ with A/B and Quick Null
  • Available sources: 24 input channels, Aux In A and B, Tape Input, Main digital-audio return, FXA, FXB, FXC, FXD, Talkback

4 internal effects sends (two reverbs, two delay effects), each with:

  • Mute
  • Pre1/Pre2/post-fader send
  • Output-level control
  • Highpass filter, noise gate/expander, compressor, 4-band EQ, limiter — all with A/B and Quick Null

Stereo Main bus with:

  • Balanced XLR outputs
  • Balanced TRS outputs
  • Mono sum XLR output
  • Noise gate/expander, compressor, 4-band EQ, limiter — all with A/B and Quick Null
  • 31-band graphic EQ with A/B and Quick Null

Master Section

  • Aux Input A and B
    • Level Control and stereo pan
    • StudioLive 24.4.2AI and 16.4.2AI exclusive: noise gate/expander, compressor, 4-band EQ, limiter — all with A/B and Quick Null
  • Talkback System
    • Mic Level control
    • Output Select (Auxes, Main)
    • Talk button
    • Rear-panel XLR mic input with trim control and continuous 48V phantom power
  • 2 Track In
    • Level control
    • Tape Input to Mains button
    • Main Digital Audio Return on/off
  • Solo Bus
    • Cue Mix volume control
    • PFL/AFL and Solo In Place (SIP) buttons
    • Latch, Radio, and CR Modes
    • Solo Clear
  • Monitor Bus
    • Headphone-output level control
    • Control-room monitor-level control
    • Solo Bus to Monitor button
    • Tape Input to Monitor button
    • Main Digital Audio Return to Monitor button
    • Main Mix to Monitor button 

Fat Channel with rotary encoders:

  • Pan with dedicated 15-LED display
  • Stereo link for input channels, aux buses, and subgroups
  • Phase reverse (input channels only)
  • High-pass filter: -6 dB/oct., sweepable from Off to 1 kHz (main channels and aux's only)
  • Gate: Threshold: 0 to -84 dB; Attack: 0.02 to 500 ms; Release: 0.05 to 2 sec; Bandpass Key Filter: 40 Hz to 16 kHz; second-order resonant bandpass filter Q (0.7) with Key Listen function
  • Compressor: Threshold -56 to 0 dB; Ratio 1:1 to 14:1, LIM=∞:1; Attack 0.2 to 150 ms; Release 2.5 to 900 ms; Makeup Gain 0 to 28 dB; Soft Knee switch; Auto Mode with 10 ms Attack and 150 ms Release
  • 4-band fully parametric equalizer (32.4.2AI / 24.4.2AI / 16.4.2AI with VSL-AI or SL Remote-AI)
    • Low EQ: sweepable from 36 Hz to 465 Hz, ±15 dB, switchable shelf or peaking
    • Low Mid EQ: sweepable from 90 Hz to 1.2 kHz, ±15 dB, variable Q 0.1 to 4.0
    • High Mid EQ: sweepable from 380 Hz to 5 kHz, ±15 dB, variable Q 0.1 to 4.0
    • High EQ: sweepable from 1.4 kHz to 18 kHz, ±15 dB, switchable shelf or peaking
    • Master EQ On/Off button
  • 4-band semi-parametric equalizer (16.4.2AI mixing surface)
    • Low EQ: sweepable from 36 Hz to 465 Hz, ±15 dB, switchable shelf or peaking
    • Low Mid EQ: sweepable from 90 Hz to 1.2 kHz, ±15 dB; Low Q = .0.55, Hi Q = 2.0
    • High Mid EQ: sweepable from 380 Hz to 5 kHz, ±15 dB; Low Q = .0.55, Hi Q = 2.0
    • High EQ: sweepable from 1.4 kHz to 18 kHz, ±15 dB, switchable shelf or peaking
    • Master EQ On/Off button
  • Limiter: variable Threshold -28 dBfs to 0, ∞:1 Ratio
  • Alt EQ & Dyn button for quick A/B comparisons of two complete sets of Fat Channel settings for each channel and bus
  • Output Assign: 4 subgroups and main
  • All settings can be copied among channels and buses and can be saved as user presets.
  • 50 channel-strip presets for drums, bass, guitars, keyboards, and vocals
  • Quick Parameter Null easily zeroes out any Fat Channel parameter

4 internal digital effects-processors (2 reverbs, 2 delays), each with 50 customizable presets

  • 12 31-band graphic equalizers

Assignable to each aux bus and the Main bus

Scene Store and Recall

  • Global Scene Storage: all current StudioLive settings
    • Up to 80 at a time
  • 6 Quick Scene buttons for instant Scene save/recall—like “speed dial” for Scenes (available on the 32.4.2AI mixing surface and on 24.4.2AI and 16.4.2AI via VSL-AI and SL Remote-AI)
  • Automatic Global AutoStore
  • Customizable naming (for example, "Saturday Gig" or "Main Worship Service")

Individual channel-strip setting storage

  • Up to 48 at a time, plus…
  • 50 factory presets for instruments and vocal
  • Copy and Paste between channels
  • Can be browsed by category (DRM, VOX, HRN, GTR, BAS, MISC, SYS)

Lockout mode to keep inspired amateurs from changing your settings

Metering/Displays

  • 24 x 16- LED Fat Channel matrix:
    • Pre-dynamics/pre-fader input
    • Post-dynamics/post-fader output
    • Gain reduction
    • Aux 1-14 and EFX A-D output
    • Fader-position recall
  • 8 x 15-LED main meter bank
    • Selected channel level
    • Selected channel gain reduction
    • Sub buses 1 to 4
    • Main stereo outputs
  • 15-LED horizontal Pan/Balance display
  • 64 x 194 LCD matrix
  • Effects parameters
    • Scene creation, storage, and recall
    • System menus
    • Channel Info page with custom naming
    • GEQ Select
  • 2-digit Channel Selected display

Input/Output

  • 24 main inputs, each with XLR mic, ¼" line, and ¼" inserts
  • 2 ¼" balanced stereo (L/R) aux inputs
  • 1 XLR talkback-mic input with XMAX™ preamp, phantom power (always on), and level control
  • Unbalanced RCA stereo (L/R) tape inputs and outputs
  • XLR stereo (L/R) main outputs with level control
  • ¼" balanced stereo (L/R) main outputs
  • XLR mono output with level control
  • ¼" balanced stereo (L/R) control-room outputs
  • ¼" headphone output
  • 4 ¼" balanced subgroup outputs
  • 10 ¼" balanced aux outputs
  • 24 pre-insert, balanced direct outputs, Ch. 1-8, 9-16 (17-24, 25-32) on DB25 sockets
  • Dedicated USB 2.0 port and included Wi-Fi LAN adapter for wireless communications
  • Installed Option Card with:
    • S/PDIF digital out
    • 2 FireWire S800 ports
  • Optional I/O cards
    • Thunderbolt
    • Dante
    • AVB

Integrated software

  • Virtual StudioLive-AI bidirectional control/editor/librarian with Smaart Measurement Technology™
  • Studio One® Artist Digital Audio Workstation software for Mac® and Windows®
  • Capture™ multitrack recording software for Mac and Windows
  • StudioLive Remote-AI mixer-control software for iPad® available free from Apple App Store
  • QMix™-AI aux-control software for iPhone® and iPod touch® available free from Apple App Store

Digitalia

  • High-definition Burr-Brown analog-to-digital converters (118 dB dynamic range)
  • Unlimited-headroom, 32-bit floating point, digital mixing and effects processing
  • Internal sample frequency 44.1 kHz and 48 kHz

Physical

  • Rugged, non-flex steel chassis
  • 100 mm long-throw faders
  • Military-grade, quick-touch buttons
  • BNC 12V lamp socket
  • Optional dust covers available

Specifications in "Other Details" tab

Other Details

Specifications:
Type:
Digital
Channels:
24
Inputs - Mic Preamps:
24 x XLR
Inputs - Line:
24 x 1/4", 2 x RCA (Tape)
Inputs - Other:
2 x stereo aux returns, 1x talkback mic
Inputs - Digital:
32 x digital returns from computer
Outputs - Main:
2 x XLR, 1 x XLR (Mono)
Outputs - Direct:
3 x DB25
Outputs - Other:
2 x 1/4" (CR), 4 x 1/4" (Subgroup)
Outputs - Digital:
1 x S/PDIF
Headphones:
1 x 1/4"
Send/Return I/O:
4 x 1/4" (Aux In), 10 x 1/4" (Aux Out)
Data I/O:
FireWire 800, Thunderbolt and Dante optional
I/O Expansion Slots:
1, filled w/ FireWire 800 / S/PDIF card
Phantom Power:
Yes
EQ Bands:
Channel: 4-band Semi-parametric; Main: 31-band Graphic
Aux Sends:
6 x Pre/Post + 4 x internal FX
Busses/Groups:
4 Bus
Faders:
29 x 100mm
Channel Inserts:
Yes (CH 1-32)
Effects:
Yes
Talkback:
Yes
Computer Connectivity:
2 x FireWire 800

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