Presonus StudioLive Series III 16R

16-Channel Digital Rack Mixer with Integrated Audio Interface

  • AVB Stagebox mode for StudioLive Series III mixers
  • Connectors: 16 Microphone / Line inputs XLR / jack 6.3 mm combo sockets with 48 V phantom power
  • Stereo AUX input RCA (L / R)
  • 6 AUX sends
  • 6 Mix outputs 6.3 mm jack balanced
  • 2 Main outputs XLR (L / R)
  • Stereo headphone output 6.3 mm jack
  • "Mute All" button to mute all inputs and outputs
  • Integrated SD card recorder (stereo) for recording the main signal and for use as a player
  • 18x18 USB recording interface
  • 32x32 AVB recording interface
  • Converter: 24-Bit / 48 kHz with 115 dB dynamics
  • Fat Channel signal processing: Polarity
  • High-pass filter
  • Gate / Expander with sidechain
  • Fully parametric 4-band EQ
  • Compressor with sidechain
  • Limiter
  • Includes vintage plug-ins for EQ and compressor
  • 2 Master effects processors including vintage reverb plugins
  • Line delay in all inputs and outputs
  • Fully parametric 6-band EQ in all outputs
  • 8 Graphic EQs (31-band)
  • Presets plus user memory for Fat Channel
  • Effects and Graphic EQ
  • USB port
  • Ethernet control connection
  • Ethercon AVB audio network connection
  • Controller software "UC Surface" for OS X, Windows, iPad and Android tablet
  • Free monitor app "QMix-UC" for iPhone, iPod Touch and Android smartphones
  • Includes "Capture" recording software, "Studio One 3 Artist" DAW software and "Studio Magic" plugin suite and Fat Channel Collection (for download)
  • Build: 19" 1U
  • Dimensions (W x D x H): 483 x 305 x 45 mm
  • Weight: 3.9 kg

Further Information

Max.number of input channels 16
Microphone Inputs 16
Analog Line Inputs 16
Analog Line Outputs 8
Analog in/ out with plug-in card expandable No
Digital Inputs AVB Audio Netzwork, USB
Digital Outputs AVB Audio-Network-Port, USB
Digital in-/ outputs expandable No
Word Clock No
Motorfader No
Computer interface USB, Ethernet
MIDI-interface No

These are other customers' choices:

Customers who looked at this item have bought these:

Presonus StudioLive Series III 16R
42% bought this exact product
Presonus StudioLive Series III 16R
Available immediately
Available immediately

This item is in stock and can be dispatched immediately.

Standard Delivery Times
799 € Add to Basket
Presonus StudioLive Series III 24R
15% bought Presonus StudioLive Series III 24R 1.079 €
Presonus StudioLive 16.0.2 USB
11% bought Presonus StudioLive 16.0.2 USB 888 €
Behringer X32 Compact
9% bought Behringer X32 Compact 1.329 €
Presonus StudioLive Series III 32R
7% bought Presonus StudioLive Series III 32R 1.399 €
Our most popular Digital Mixing Desks
18 Customer Ratings:
  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1
4.8 / 5.0
  • handling
  • features
  • sound
  • quality
10 written ratings Read all reviews
Total
handling
features
sound
quality
Tiny but powerful package for touring band
Bob Wan, 24.08.2018
PROS:
The 1U rack mixer packs 16 XLR inputs and 6 separate output so I can have maximum 6 mixes for IEMs! That's a very decent package for a live band who use IEMs. Now I can just carry a Behringer Ultralink MS800 for vocals to split the signal for the FOH and the IEMs, the PreSonus 16Rs will act as the mixer/recorder and the two Sennheiser EW300 transmitters all fit in a 3U case and you are good to go with a portable stage mixer!

We are a beginner thrash metal band and we are currently not affordable to have a touring engineer with us. So this device is decent enough to cover up all the trouble on the stage. Haven't tried the recording function but I bet it will be hard to use (at least the recording feature is straightforward from the demo video).

CONS:
I have updated the interface to the latest firmware but I always receive a random disconnect from the interface (grey color) on the UC-control. I will need to unplug the ethernet cable and replug it back then the interface will return to operation.

I also try the Qmix UC IOS app and the control is a mess. The dial for each mix doesn't work as expected; I try to adjust the dial of the specified track but once i touch the dial it will max the gain of the track.
Helpful · Not helpful · Report
Report rating…

Do you believe this rating to be inaccurate or unacceptable for some reason?

Send report
Total
handling
features
sound
quality
Recording use
FrankJN, 11.05.2018
Bought this to be mainly to use as an audio interface for recording drums at a home studio. Set up was easy enough. Register online with mypresonus. Download/install the digital mixer software Universal Control. Install drivers/firmware and you're pretty much good to go.

I have to say there is a stupid bug in the Universal Control application with the resolution which made it difficult to toggle between channels on the mixer or see that there was a digital return channel on it(for sending audio from the pc through the interface). I was in contact with presonus support as a result. They were very helpful and quick response. Was a stupid issue as I was using a laptop which the resolution was 1366 x 768. I had to disable the locked taskbar at the bottom of the screen on Windows 10 and then it was visible.

After all that was sorted seems to be working quite nicely. A decent amount of FX in the mixer(EQ, Compression, limiter, Gate). You also get a daw Studio One Artist for free as well as a few plugins and a quck capture recording software.

So far I'm pretty happy with the purchase!
Helpful · Not helpful · Report
Report rating…

Do you believe this rating to be inaccurate or unacceptable for some reason?

Send report
B-Stock from 745 € available
799 €
Free shipping incl. VAT
Available immediately
Available immediately

This item is in stock and can be dispatched immediately.

Standard Delivery Times
Share This Product
Your Contacts
Phone: +49-9546-9223-35
FAX: +49-9546-9223-24
Phone: +49-9546-9223-4800
FAX: +49-9546-9223-4899
Phone: +49-9546-9223-30
FAX: +49-9546-922328
(1)
Recently Viewed
Soundbrenner Core

4-in-1 Smart music tool in clock format 4 Functions: Watch, vibrating silent metronome, magnetic tuner and decibel meter, You always have your tools with you, whether you're practicing at home, recording in the studio or even performing on stage.,...

(1)
Recently Viewed
Rode VideoMic NTG

Rode VideoMic NTG; On-Camera Shotgun Microphone; Highly directional supercardioid polar pattern; Convenient cold shoe mounting on camera; Frequency response: 35 Hz – 20 kHz (±3 dB); High sensitivity: 50 mV, SPL: 120 dB; Peak warning light; -20 dB Pad switch;...

(1)
Recently Viewed
Modal Argon8

Wavetable Synthesizer 8-Voice polyphonic, 37-Key keyboard with velocity (FATAR TP9/S) with aftertouch, 120 Wavetables divided into 24 banks of 5 morphable waveform sets, 28 Static wavetable processors, 32 Wavetable oscillators, 4 per voice, with 8 types including: Phase Mod...

(1)
Recently Viewed
Mooer GE 250

Mooer GE 250 Amp modelling & Multi Effects, multi-effects pedal, 70 high-quality amp models from the Micro Preamp series, 32 different default cabinet simulations (IRs), supports 3rd party impulse responses (IRs, 2048 pts.) in 10 free user presets, 60 drum...

(4)
Recently Viewed
Harley Benton Dullahan-AT TBK

Headless Electric Guitar Ergonomically shaped, Body: Mahogany, Top: Flamed maple, Neck: Maple, Neck attachment: Bolt-on, Fretboard: Ebony, Fretboard inlays: Pearloid offset dots, Frets: 22 Stainless steel jumbo, Neck profile: Modern C, Nut: Graph Tech TUSQ XL, Nut width: 42...

Recently Viewed
Varytec Colors SonicStrobe

Varytec Colors SonicStrobe; LED stroboscope with ambient effect; Over 200 SMD 5730 LEDs provide bright and dynamic strobe and blinder effects; In addition, more than 140 SMD5050 RGB LEDs provide color accents in the background; special surface of the reflectors...

Recently Viewed
Varytec Colors StarBar 12

LED Bar With 12 warm white beam LEDs and 12 RGB segments, Ideal as an eye catcher on the stage and in discos, Light and robust construction, Subdued grey soft frost cover Technical Data: Light source:...

(2)
Recently Viewed
Toontrack EZX Kicks & Snares

Toontrack EZX Kicks & Snares (ESD); expansion pack for Toontrack EZ Drummer 2 (item 399369) / Superior Drummer 3 (item 419735); in 8 different studios detailed recorded kicks and snares, suitable for a lot of different musical styles; contains 43...

Recently Viewed
Tascam BD-MP1

Tascam BD-MP1; Blu-ray / Media Player; supported Media: BD25, BD50, BD-ROM, BD-R, BD-RE, DVD, DVD+R, DVD-R, DVD+RW, DVD-RW, CD, CD-R, CD-RW, SD cards (up to 128 GB) and USB flash media; NTSC/PAL conversion; BD-Live function; HDMI high-definition audio/video out with...

Recently Viewed
Thon Controller Case Pioneer XDJ-XZ

Thon Controller Case with cabel space for Pioneer XDJ-XZ, built with 7 mm birch plywood, black color, 22x22 mm aluminium profile, 4 x butterfly catches, 3 x case handle, 8 x steel castor, 4 x rubber feet, conection are free,...

Recently Viewed
Walrus Audio MAKO D1

Walrus Audio MAKO D1; effect pedal; Digital Stereo Delay Pedal; For live and studio applications; Stereo input and output; 5 delay programs: Digital, Mod, Vintage, Dual, Reverse; "Digital": transparent delay e.g. for rhythm guitar; "Mod": random pitch modulation of the...

(1)
Recently Viewed
Epiphone Les Paul Custom Ebony

Electric Guitar Body: Mahogany, 5-Way body binding, Neck: Mahogany, Fretboard: Ebony, Pearloid Block fretboard inlays, Neck profile: SlimTaper, Scale: 629 mm (24.75"), Nut width: 43 mm (1.693"), 22 Frets, Pickups: ProBucker 2 (neck) and ProBucker 3 (bridge) humbuckers, 2...

Give Feedback
Feedback Found an error or want to give us feedback about this page?

We're looking forward to hearing from you and aim to solve any problems as soon as we can.