16-channel Touch-software Controlled Rack Mount Digital Mixer with Active Integration DSP, 52 x 34 FireWire 800 Audio Interface, 16 XMAX Microphone Preamps, Onboard Digital Effects, QMix, Onboard LAN/Wi-Fi, Expansion Capability and Recording Software.
The PreSonus StudioLive RM16AI Active Integration rackmount digital mixer gives you everything you need for mixing and recording, live or in the studio, in a compact 3-rackspace package. It gives you 16 fully recallable XMAX Class A preamps for your inputs, 32 internal channels, 25 buses, three main outputs, and a 52 x 34 FireWire audio interface operating at up to 96kHz, to give you all the great-sounding I/O you'll need to run the show. And with PreSonus's latest innovation, all of your mixing on the SLRM16AI is done on your iOS device, Mac, or PC via their UC-Surface touch control software.
Fully recallable 16 x 8 x 3 digital mixer
Incredibly easy to use
16 studio-quality XMAX preamps
Convenient and compact 3-rackspace unit
Powerful and intuitive UC-Surface software
Inspired by the best of their StudioLive consoles' hardware and processing, PreSonus redefines your mixing experience with the SLRM16AI. Designed to include everything your old front-of-house rack had, UC-Surface touch control software is your channel strip, your effects and processing rack, and your faders, all in one intuitive mixing tool. By capitalizing and expanding on the wireless networking power of the StudioLive consoles, PreSonus gives you total system control with the touch of a finger, and it works on Mac, PC, and iOS platforms — at the same time!
Total system control with the touch of a finger
Simultaneous multi-platform control — just add your router
Operates in iOS and Windows 8 for multi-touch capability
Free QMix-AI iOS app for monitor control
Mac, PC, or iOS, wired or wireless, UC-Surface looks and performs the same without any drivers or computer reconfiguration necessary — it just works!
Exploring the UC-Surface Interface
Main system configuration page lets you set up foundational mix preferences such as pan mode and other basic functions.
Set up other devices and what they control — front of house can be run on multiple devices simultaneously. Main mix position can be run on a PC while an iPad is used to make changes remotely.
Route audio between your mix and your DAW.
Everything you need to mix within two touches — simply use common touchscreen gestures, such as long hold and drag, to make adjustments. Level meters for every channel can be seen at all times at the bottom of the screen.
Channel name and icon are automatically assigned
Turn on phantom power, assign channel output routing
1. Simply press the info button to bring up channel configuration options
2. Select channel type — UC-Surface will configure Fat channel presets
3. Assign the channel input source from the XMAX preamps or FireWire interface
4. Adjust channel gain with a simple touch and drag
Adjust your gate and compression levels and EQ curves manually.
Presets allow you to set up a great mix quickly and easily. Audition a preset before you set it in the mix and even toggle between two different presets for the best sound.
Visually monitor everything from aux mix output level to peak holds.
Stereo and mono output control faders — Far left fader becomes master level control for selected bus.
UC-Surface goes beyond just general monitor mixing: set up mixes easily with copy and paste, link aux mixes and effects for stereo in-ear monitor mixes, and assign talkback routing.
FX A and FX B are reverbs with several studio-quality presets.
FX C and FX D are delay effects with tap tempo.
Once you've dialed in the mix you love, you can easily save all the settings for quick recall.
A System That Grows with You
Active Integration joins software and hardware
Active Integration is PreSonus's approach to creating an ideal mixing environment with tight hardware and software integration, giving you a powerful, scalable system that can grow with your needs. The StudioLive RM16AI Active Integration rackmount digital mixer has the power of 32-bit floating-point DSP, wireless and wired networking, and FireWire connectivity. The StudioLive AI software library gives you access to a suite of free software designed specifically to work with your SLRM16AI and other StudioLive mixers on Mac, PC, or iOS. So if you think StudioLive is cool now, just wait until you see what innovations PreSonus comes out with next!
UC-Surface, Q-Mix, and VSL-AI applications to handle everything you need to run full concert productions
Smart Measurement Technology room analysis to address your mix space's acoustic issues
Capture live-recording software for 1-button recording and virtual soundcheck ability
StudioOne DAW for powerful, professional studio recording, mixing, and mastering
Nimbit account to get your music to the fans, faster
Powerful and Compact Hardware
Digital mixer power in a small package
PreSonus brings you the mixing power you need in a highly convenient package. In a mere three rack spaces, you get a mixer that provides studio-quality sound wherever you need it. You won't miss your old console — the SLRM16AI's front panel gives you the essentials every sound engineer needs, including a headphone section and LED meter bridge, and gives you the convenience of having all your XLR connections at hand. You'll have plenty of output flexibility too, thanks to both stereo and mono mix buses, and eight auxiliary outputs for monitors and zone mixing.
Eliminates the burden of transporting fragile, large format mixers
Front panel controls and connectivity for convenience
High headroom, low noise XMAX preamps give you pristine audio
Source-selectable 1/4" headphone output with volume control
A Great Tracking Solution
Built-in interface for studio or live recording
PreSonus optimized the SLRM16AI to be a powerful live mixer. It combines crystal-clear analog I/O with powerful digital processing, giving you superior audio for your PA along with a great-sounding recording rig. By simply adding a cable and your favorite DAW, the 52 x 34 FireWire 800 interface gives you up to 96kHz performance for recording live or in the studio. Use the 32 internal channels to add virtual instruments or click tracks from a DAW into your mix, and an additional 25 mix buses help keep your routing options flexible.
52 x 34 FireWire 800 interface with up to 96kHz performance
UC-Surface expands your mix with 32 internal channels and 25 mix buses
Direct access to your DAW
Includes Capture live-recording software, StudioOne Artist DAW for Mac and Windows, and Nimbit account