Production Expert sit down with Lee Boylan, Product Specialist, and the new PreSonus StudioLive 64S mixer.
The StudioLive 64S is a 64-channel mixer that brings the power of a large format console to small format digital mixing. Powered by the new quad-core PreSonus FLEX DSP Engine, the StudioLive 64S digital mixer is equipped with 76 mixing channels, 43 mix buses, and 526 simultaneous processors—including 8 stereo reverberation systems, and Fat Channel plug-in models on every input channel and mix bus. With 128 (64X64) channels of USB recording, 128 channels of AVB I/O, flexible routing options, and the studio-grade audio quality that made StudioLive mixers famous, the StudioLive 64S delivers a truly exceptional mixing experience that's in a class of its own.
They also discuss the 3 more new mixers in the StudioLive Series III Console Mixer range; the StudioLive 32C, 32S and 32SX.
PreSonus StudioLive 64S Features
Powered by the new quad-core PreSonus FLEX DSP Engine to provide the most processing of any digital mixer in its class
76 input-channel digital mixer with 33 touch-sensitive motorized faders64 channels (individually sourced from any of the 32 local digitally controlled XMAX mic/line inputs or any AVB, USB, or SD input)2 balanced stereo aux inputs1 stereo tape input (RCA, Bluetooth, USB, AVB or SD)8 FLEX FX returns1 Talkback
43 mix buses32 FlexMixes (Aux, Subgroup, Matrix)8 dedicated FLEX FX busesStereo Main busMain Mono/Center bus with per-channel level send and Center Divergence
526 simultaneous processorsHPFGate / ExpanderCompressor with Fat Channel plug-in models4-band/6-band parametric EQ with Fat Channel plug-in modelsLimiter31-band Graphic EQ8 FLEX FX slots featuring legendary classic reverb emulations and delays
State Space-Modeled Fat Channel compressor and EQ plug-ins available on every input channel and output bus
FLEX FX multi-effects processor with 8 slots to load legendary reverb emulations and delays with 8 dedicated effects buses
24 DCAs to control groups of channels
128-channel (64x64) recording over USB
Onboard multi-channel SD recorder (34x34) with true Virtual Soundcheck mode
AVB Networking onboard (64x64) to connect with other mixers, NSB-series stage boxes, EarMix 16M personal monitor mixers and more
User Profiles for managing multiple operators with custom permissions
Per channel digital patching from any analog, AVB, USB, or SD Card source
DAW ControlAdvanced Studio One control integrationMCU emulation mode optimized for LogicHUI emulation mode optimized for Pro Tools
Remote control every mix function from your computer, iPad, or Android tablet with UC Surface (included)
Put your musicians’ monitor mix under their fingers with QMix-UC (included) for iOS or Android
Capture multitrack software includedAutomated Virtual SoundcheckStore StudioLive mix scenes with your audio
Advanced Studio One integration (Studio One Artist Included)XMAX mic preamp control from Studio OneControl Fat Channel parameters from Studio One mixing console