Presonus StudioLive 16R Stage Box and Rack Mixer

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StudioLive 16 – 16 Ch Digital Rack Mixer/Stage Box

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Powered by the new single-core PreSonus FLEX DSP Engine to provide the most processing of any digital mixer in its class
18 input-channel digital rack mixer
16 local digitally controlled XMAX mic/line inputs
2 FLEX FX returns
10 mix buses
6 FlexMixes (Aux, Subgroup, Matrix)
2 dedicated FLEX FX buses
Stereo Main bus
130 simultaneous processors
Gate / Expander
Compressor with Fat Channel plug-in models
4-band/6-band parametric EQ with Fat Channel plug-in models
31-band Graphic EQ
4 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 2 slots to load legendary reverb emulations and delays with 2 dedicated effects buses
6 DCAs to control groups of channels
36-channel (18×18) recording over USB
Onboard stereo SD recorder with true Virtual Soundcheck mode
AVB Networking onboard (64×64) to connect with other mixers, NSB-series stage boxes, EarMix 16M personal monitor mixers and more
Monitor Mix and Stage Box Mode for use with StudioLive Series III console mixers
Pair with EarMix 16M personal monitor mixers for the ultimate personal monitor system
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 3.0 multitrack software included
Automated Virtual Soundcheck
Store StudioLive mix scenes with your audio
Advanced Studio One integration (Studio One Artist Included)
XMAX mic preamp control from Studio One
Control Fat Channel parameters from Studio One mixing console

Computer system requirements:
Below are the minimum computer-system requirements for UC Surface, QMix®-UC, and Studio One®.

macOS® 10.11 or higher (64-bit only)
Intel® Core™ 2 Duo processor (Intel Core i3 or faster recommended)
4 GB RAM (8 GB or more recommended)
Windows® 7 x64 SP1 + platform update, Windows 8.1 x64, Windows 10 x64
Intel Core 2 Duo (Intel Core i3 or faster recommended)
4 GB RAM (8 GB or more recommended)
Mac and Windows Systems
USB 2.0 port
Internet connection
Internal or external 7200 RPM storage drive highly recommended
34 GB hard disk space
Monitor with 1366×768 resolution
iOS 10 or later
iPad Pro, iPad Air 2, iPad Air, iPad mini 4, iPad mini with Retina display, iPad (4th generation)
Android™ 5.0 (Lollipop) or later
Android smartphone (QMix-UC)
Android tablet (8-inch) with 1024×768 resolution (UC Surface)
Note: The minimum system requirements may differ for DAWs other than Studio One. Please check the requirements for your DAW of choice with its manufacturer.
Note that the speed of your processor, amount of RAM and size and speed of your hard drive will greatly affect the overall performance of your recording system. Also, a more powerful system (faster processor with more RAM) will allow for lower latency (signal delay) than you might experience while monitoring audio signals.
VST Compatible Logo ASIO Compatible Logo

VST is a registered trademark of Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH
ASIO is a trademark and software of Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH
Technical Specifications
Mi crophone Preamplifier
Input Type

Combo locking XLR mic-¼” TRS line

Frequency Response to Main Output (at unity gain)

20-20 kHz, ±0.5 dBu

Input Impedance

1 k?

THD to Main Output

<0.005%, +4 dBu, 20-20 kHz, unity gain, unwtd S/N Ratio to Main Output (Ref = +4 dB, 20 kHz BW, unity gain, A-wtd) 94 dB Common Mode Rejection Ratio (1 kHz at unity gain) 65 dB Gain Control Range (±1 dB) 0 dB to +60 dB Maximum Input Level (unity gain) +12 dBu Phantom Power (±2 VDC) 48 VDC, switchable per channel Unbalanced Inputs (Ch. 15-16) Type RCA Female, unbalanced (stereo pair) Maximum Input Level +12 dBu, ±0.5 dBu Main Outputs Type XLR Male, balanced Maximum Output Level +24 dBu, ±0.5 dBu Output Impedance 100? Mix Outputs Type ¼” TRS Female, balanced Maximum Output Level +18 dBu, ±0.5 dBu Output Impedance 100? Headphone Output Type ¼” TRS Female, active stereo Maximum Output 100 mW/ch. @ 60? load Frequency Response 20 Hz – 20 kHz (± 0.5 dB) THD+N 0.01%, 1 kHz, max gain, 20 Hz BW, unwtd S/N Ratio 96 dB, 1 kHz, max gain, 20 Hz BW, unwtd System Crosstalk Input to Output -90 dB (Ref = +4 dBu, 20 Hz-20 kHz, unwtd) Adjacent Channels -87 dB (Ref = +4 dBu, 20 Hz-20 kHz, unwtd) Digital Audio and Control ADC Dynamic Range 115 dB (A-wtd, 48 kHz) DAC Dynamic Range 115 dB (A-wtd, 48 kHz) USB Recording Port USB 2.0, Type-B Network Control Port RJ-45 AVB Audio Network Port Locking XLR Ethernet Internal Processing 32-bit, ?oating point Sampling Rate 48 kHz, 44.1 kHz A/D/A Bit Depth 24 Reference Level for 0 dBFS +18 dBu Total System Latency 1.9 ms (local routing, analog in-analog out, all processing active) Clock Jitter <20 ps RMS (20 Hz - 20 kHz) Jitter Attenuation >60 dB (1 ns in, 1 ps out)

Power / Environmental


Input-Voltage Range

90 to 230 VAC (±10%)

Power Requirements (continuous)


Recommended Ambient Operating Temperature

0? to 40? Celsius / 32? to 104? Fahrenheit


1.75” (45mm)


19” (483mm)


12” (305mm)


8.6 lbs. (3.9 kg)

As a commitment to constant improvement, PreSonus® Audio Electronics, Inc., reserves the right to change any specification stated herein, at any time, without notification.



Weight 4 kg
Dimensions 30.5 × 48.3 × 4.5 cm


Presonus StudioLive 16R Stage Box and Rack Mixer


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