Presonus StudioLive AR12c

14-Channel Analogue Mixer with USB Audio Interface

  • 14 x 4 USB 2.0 (USB C) audio interface (24 bit / 96 kHz)
  • Multi-track recording on Mac and PC
  • SD card recorder/player with 24 bit/44.1 kHz (recording: WAV, playback: WAV and MP3)
  • Bluetooth 5.0 receiver
  • 8 Microphone inputs (XLR) with Class A microphone preamplifiers
  • 48 V phantom power can be switched globally
  • 12 Balanced line inputs (4 mono channels, 4 stereo channels)
  • 2 Instrument inputs (channels 1 and 2)
  • Channels 1 to 4 with parametric mid EQ and high pass filter
  • Super Channel (channel 13/14) with different input options: RCA input (L / R), 3.5 mm stereo jack
  • Switchable playback of Bluetooth sources and SD card resp
  • USB playback stream from the computer
  • Main output L / R (XLR) with LED level indicator
  • Stereo headphone output
  • Digital effect (16 presets)
  • System requirements: Mac OSX 10.11 or later / Windows 7, 8 and 10
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 381 x 397 x 89 mm
  • Weight: 5.4 kg
  • Includes Presonus Studio One Artist + Studio Magic Plugin Suite (DAW software)

Further Information

Simultaneous channels 9
Mic-In 8
Mono Line-in 8
Stereo-In 5
Hi-Z Input 2
Phantom Power 48V
Master Out XLR
Aux Ways 3
max. Pre Aux Channels 2
PC Interface USB-C
Interface Input 14
Interface Output 4
Multitrack-Recording Yes
USB/SD Direct Recording SD
Rec Out (Analog) No
Low Cut Yes
Inserts Yes
Direct Out No
Parametric EQ Yes
Compressor No
Panorama Yes
PFL Yes
FX Processor 1
USB Playback No
Bluetooth Playback Yes
Lamp connection No
Footswitch Switch
Matrixmixer No
Bag No
Zones 0
19" Rackmount No
110V capable Yes

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Great Improvement
Rick Rizza, 10.06.2020
As I was searching for a mixer, I left Presonus AR series due to bad review from users. When I saw the version c, this series has an improved pre-amps.

Mic inputs:
(+) Clean signal. Even though the input to DAW are pre-fader, once you normalize, there no audible noise from the mixer. (Mic NT2-A)
(-) The pre fader signal from my condenser is so weak even at maximum gain. I hate turning knob to max.

Guitar input:
(+) I plug in a bass guitar and the sound is crystal clear compare to the dedicated guitar amp. I love this feature.

Line-in:
(+) Sound quality is good for the stereo line in
(-) I connect my FP-30 digital piano and my PSR-S775, both from stereo line-out to different stereo channel. You need to turn the instrument volume to max plus press down the +10dB on the mixer, still the volume is too low. In the DAW, the signal are barely visible.

Super channel:
(+) useful and good, but for non serious work.
(+) can be use as an extra channel, but don't expect much
(-) BT5 connection works well but the noise floor is noticeable.

Other:
(+) Great build.
(-) No option to send the signal after fader to DAW

Recommendation: Go for it! I'm satisfied without a regret.
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Gutes Gerät zu einen angemessenen Preis
Eunymus, 03.05.2020
Ich habe dieses Mischpult als Alternative für mein Audio-Interface gewählt um unterschiedliche Einstellungen für verschiedene Eingangsquellen nicht immer wieder verändern zu müssen. Ich nutze das Gerät nicht für Live-Auftritte sondern ausschließlich zuhause zum Spielen und Aufnehmen verschiedener Instrumente. Da es sowohl Mischpult als auch Audio-lnterface, Effektgerät und Aufnahme miteinander kombiniert, ist man damit gut aufgestellt. Die Bedienung ist halbwegs schlüssig und man kann sich auf der Herstellerseite eine deutsche Bedienungsanleitung herunterladen. Als Einsteiger im HomeRecording bin ich mit dem Funktionsumfang und Klang ziemlich zufrieden. Die Verarbeitung ist wie erwartet gut, die Regler und Fader machen einen wertigen Eindruck. Ich würde das Gerät wieder kaufen und kann es auf jeden Fall weiterempfehlen.
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Très complète ! mais...
Musiflyer, 24.04.2021
8 entrées micros ! Idéal quand on est en petite formation sans batterie !
En interface dans mon home studio, C'est nickel... enfin presque !
En effet, je ne sais pas si ça vient de la console ou du logiciel, mais parfois, la console se déconnecte et je dois l'éteindre, puis la rallumer, voire, redémarrer mon ordinateur.
Quand t'es en plein enregistrement, c'est rageant !

Autre petite surprise :
Si tu fais un enregistrement multi piste, ne t'attends pas à pouvoir avoir un instrument par entrée dans ton sampler tu auras les pistes 1, 3 , 5, 7, 9 et 11.
Donc, si tu branches deux guitares sur les tranches 1 et 2, la guitare 1 sera enregistrée, mais pas la 2.
Bon, j'avoue, j'utilise Sonar et pas Studio One. Peut-être que ça change la donne, mais pour l'instant, je travaille avec ce que je connais depuis longtemps.
Pas le temps d'essayer des nouveautés.
Autre petite surprise : la prise USB C .
Elle peut rentrer dans les deux sens. Mais, si ce n'est pas le bon, ça ne fonctionne pas. De plus, je la trouve fragile... Je me méfie.
Finissons toutefois par une note positive :
Elle a un super son ! Du coup, j'ai un ami qui veut commander la même...
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Mesa muy polivalente
Alfredlacabra, 16.11.2020
Es una mesa de audio de buena calidad, con buen sonido y genial la grabación en tarjeta SD. Quizás la terminación en plástico de más calidad de la botonera sería perfecta.
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