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8CH USB-C Compatible Audio Interface / Analog Mixer / Stereo SD Recorder


With its instantly familiar analog mixer 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.

Main Features:
• 8x4 24-bit/96 kHz, USB 2.0 (over USB-C™ connection) audio recording interface
• Record every channel plus the main mix
• 2x2 SD recorder to capture the main mix
• Supports SD™ and SDHD™ formats up to 32 GB
• 8-channel analog mixer
• 4 balanced microphone inputs with XMAX mic preamps
• 2 instrument/line inputs
• 6 balanced line level inputs
• Stereo Super Channel (Ch. 13/14) with Bluetooth 5.0 input, RCA inputs, 1/8-inch stereo input, and switchable SD/USB stereo playback
• 2 mono and 2 stereo channels, each with level knob, pan, mute, PFL solo, highpass filter, and 3-band semi-parametric EQ
• 1 monitor buses with dedicated channel sends, AFL solo, and balanced TRS output
• L/R Control Room outputs with level control
• Headphone output with level control
• Highpass filter on every channel
• 3-band semi-parametric EQ on every channel
• Stereo effects processor with 16 presets, dedicated send and return, and bypass footswitch jack
• Mic/line boost on stereo channels for low-level input sources and consumer devices
• Capture™ live multitrack recording software
• Studio One ® Artist recording and production software (DAW)
• Studio Magic plug-in suite
• Internal power supply
• Standard IEC power connector
• Sturdy metal construction
• Optional rackmount kit

Studio Magic Plug-in Suite

The Studio Magic Plug-in Suite, included with all current PreSonus mixers and interfaces, brings extended sonic functionality into your DAW. Cherry-picked from the finest names in virtual instruments and effects, each one brings a different flavor of practical magic to your songs. These plug-ins aren't gimmicky one-trick ponies—these are real-deal workhorses that you'll find yourself relying on for countless mixes. To get the Studio Magic Plug-in Suite, all you have to do is register your qualifying mixer or interface at where you'll be provided with download links for the plug-ins.

Package Includes:
SPL Attacker is a micro-plug-in that employs the same Differential Envelope processing technique as SPL’s famed Transient Designer. Using SPL Attacker, all attack events can be amplified, regardless of their signal level. Try it on drums!
Mäag Audio EQ2 delivers the sound of the Mäag Audio EQ2 two-band hardware equalizer, known for its particular attention to ultra-high “air” frequencies.
Lexicon’s MPX-i Reverb delivers seven classic Lexicon plate, hall, chamber, and room reverbs in a streamlined interface.
The Brainworx bx_opto compressor combines the best aspects and anomalies from several legendary, light-dependent compressor circuits.
• Completing the Studio Magic bundle is Arturia’s Analog Lab Lite, a “Greatest Hits” collection of physically modeled—not sampled—classic analog synths, organs, string machines, and more.

Computer system requirements for use with Capture™ and Studio One®:
• macOS® 10.11 or higher (64-bit only)
• Intel® Core™ 2 Duo processor (Intel Core i3 or faster recommended)
• Windows® 7 x64 SP1 + platform update, Windows 8.1 x64, Windows 10 x64
• Intel Core 2 Duo (Intel Core i3 or faster recommended)
Mac and Windows Systems:
• 4 GB RAM (8 GB or more recommended)
• 30 GB hard-drive space (Studio One)
• Internal or external 7200 RPM storage drive highly recommended
• Monitor with 1366x768 resolution (high-dpi monitor recommended)

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