StudioLive 16.0.2 USB *

Product Details

  • 8 mono and 4 stereo channel inputs with 60 mm faders (12 faders)
  • 4 auxiliary buses (pre/post-fader send) and 2 internal FX buses
  • On all channels and buses: 3-band semi-parametric EQ, compressor, limiter, downward expander
  • Stereo, 31-band graphic EQ on the main bus
  • 18-in/16-out USB 2.0 audio interface (24-bit/44.1 kHz and 48 kHz) records all channels and main L/R mix
  • MIDI I/O: control main and effects output levels, recall effects presets and Scenes, and serve as a MIDI interface
  • Software library includes PreSonus® Studio One® Artist DAW and Capture™ live-recording software for Mac® and Windows® and UC Surface mixer-control software for Mac, Windows, and iPad®. QMix®-UC touch wireless aux-control software for iPhone®, iPod® touch, and Android™ are also available free.

The StudioLive® 16.0.2 USB is a great choice for small churches, schools, bands, and clubs, and it’s perfect for a small studio on a budget. It features 16 channel inputs, 4 of them stereo channels, and 12 with XMAX mic preamps; a built-in 18x16 USB 2.0 interface; extensive signal processing on every channel and bus; 4 aux buses; extensive metering; Scene and setting save/recall; MIDI control; and more. Yet it’s lightweight and rack-mountable, operates much like an analog console, and delivers superb audio quality. It comes with PreSonus’ UC Surface control software, Capture™ recording software, QMix®-UC aux control app, and Studio One® Artist DAW.

Backpack for one StudioLive 16.0.2 Mixer *

* Factory Refurbished - This item has been 100% tested for proper operation and carries the full manufacturer's Limited Warranty.

16.0.2 Rack Ear Mounting Kit *

* Factory Refurbished - This item has been 100% tested for proper operation and carries the full manufacturer's Limited Warranty.

Standard IEC Power Cable *

* Factory Refurbished - This item has been 100% tested for proper operation and carries the full manufacturer's Limited Warranty.

Computer system requirements:

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

Mac

  • 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

  • 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
  • 30 GB hard disk space
  • Monitor with 1366x768 resolution

iOS

  • iOS 10 or later
  • iPad Pro, iPad Air 2, iPad Air, iPad mini 4, iPad mini with Retina display, iPad (4th generation)


Android

  • Android™ 5.0 (Lollipop) or later
  • Android smartphone (QMix-UC)
  • Android tablet (8-inch) with 1024x768 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.

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Technical Specifications

Microphone Preamp

Type XLR Female, Balanced
Frequency Response to Direct Output (at unity gain) 20 Hz-20 kHz, 0 / -0.5 dBu
Frequency Response to Main Output (at unity gain) 20 Hz-20 kHz, ±0.5 dBu
Input Impedance (Balanced) 1 kΩ
THD to Direct Output (1 kHz at unity gain) <0.005%, +4 dBu, 20 Hz–20 kHz, unity gain, unwtd
THD to Main Output (1 kHz at unity gain) 0.005%, +4 dBu, 20 Hz-20 kHz, unity gain, unwtd
EIN to Direct Output +125 dB unwtd, +130 dB A-wtd
S/N Ratio to Direct Output (Ref = +4 dB, 20 kHz BW, unity gain, A-wtd) -102 dB
S/N Ratio to Main Output (Ref = +4 dB, 20 kHz BW, unity gain, A-wtd) -95 dB
Common Mode Rejection Ratio (1 kHz at unity gain) +65 dB
Gain Control Range (± 1 dB) -16 dB to +67 dB
Maximum Input Level (unity gain) +16 dBu
Phantom Power (± 2 VDC) +48 VDC

Line Inputs, Balanced

Type ¼" TRS Female, balanced mono
Frequency Response to Direct Outputs (at unity gain) 10 Hz-20 kHz, 0 / -0.5 dBu
Frequency Response to Main Outputs (at unity gain) 20 Hz-20 kHz, 0/-0.5 dBu
Input Impedance 10 kΩ
THD to Direct Output (1 kHz at unity gain) <0.0007%, +4 dBu, 20 Hz-20 kHz, unity gain, unwtd
THD to Main Output (1 kHz at unity gain) <0.005%, +4 dBu, 20 Hz-20 kHz, unity gain, unwtd
S/N Ratio to Direct Output (Ref = +4 dBu, 20 kHz BW, unity gain, A-wtd) -105 dB
S/N Ratio to Main Output (Ref = +4 dBu, 20 kHz BW, unity gain, A-wtd) -95 dB
Gain Control Range (± 1 dB) -20 dB to +20 dB
Maximum Input level (unity gain) +22 dBu

Line Inputs, Unbalanced

Type RCA Female, unbalanced (stereo pair)
Maximum Input Level +22 dBu

Main Outputs

Type XLR Male, balanced (stereo pair); ¼” TRS Female, balanced (stereo pair)
Rated Output Level +24 dBu
Output Impedance 100Ω

Aux Outputs

Type ¼” TRS Female, balanced (mono)
Rated Output Level +18 dBu
Output Impedance 100Ω

Monitor Outputs

Type ¼” TRS Female, balanced (stereo pair)
Rated Output Level z +18 dBu
Output Impedance 100Ω

System Crosstalk

Input to Output (Ref = +4 dBu, 20 Hz-20 kHz, unwtd) -90 dBu
Adjacent Channels (Ref = +4 dBu, 20 Hz-20 kHz, unwtd) -87 dBu

Noise Gate (Expander)

Threshold Range -84 dB to 0 dB
Attack Time Adaptive (0.2 - 2.5 ms)
Release Time 70 ms
Expander Attenuation Range 2:1

Compressor

Threshold Range -56 dB to 0 dB
Ratio 1:1 to 14:1
Response Time (Attack/Release 0.2 ms / 1.0s (“Tight”) to 180 ms / 1.0s (“Smooth”)
Auto Attack and Release Attack = 10 ms, Release = 150 ms
Curve Types hard and soft knee

EQ

Type 2nd-order shelving filter (Q = 0.55)
Low (Low-pass or Bandpass) 36 to 465 Hz, ±15 dB
Mid 260 Hz to 3.5 kHz, ±15 dB
High (High-pass or Bandpass) 1.4 kHz to 18 kHz, ±15 dB

Digital Audio

Host Interface USB 2.0
ADC Dynamic Range (A-wtd, 48 kHz) 118 dB
DAC Dynamic Range (A-wtd, 48 kHz) 118 dB
Internal Processing 32-bit, floating point
Sampling Rate 44.1, 48 kHz
A/D/A Bit Depth 24 bits
Reference Level for 0 dBFS +18 dBu

Clock

Jitter <20 ps rms (20 Hz - 20 kHz)
Jitter Attenuation >60 dB (1 ns in ≈ 1 ps out)

Power

Connector IEC
Input-Voltage Range 100 to 240 VAC (factory-configured for country of destination)
Power Requirements (continuous) 100W

Physical

Length 15.56 inches (397 mm)
Width 16 inches (406 mm)
Maximum Height 5.5 inches (140 mm)
Weight 20 lbs.

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

San Diego Troubadour StudioLive 16.0.2 review

“The layout is sheer genius in simplicity, and I must admit I thought it would take me much longer to find my way around it than it actually did.”

Sven-Erik Seaholm, San Diego Troubadour, August 2012

Pro Audio Review StudioLive 16.0.2 review

“The low learning curve makes the 16.0.2 a great tool for a venue that has many different individuals in the engineering hot seat, especially for those that may not be familiar with digital consoles.”

Liz May, ProSoundNetwork, February 2012

Sonicscoop StudioLive 16.0.2 review

“If you had the guts to read everything mentioned in this review, then you know as well as I do that this mixer is indeed a great buy.”

Gabriel Lamorie, SonicScoop, December 2011

Sound & Video Contractor StudioLive 16.0.2 review

“It’s abundantly clear to me that PreSonus’ developers sat down and really thought through the creation and implementation of this mixer.”

John McJunkin, Sound & Video Contractor, November 2011

Accessories

Backpack for one StudioLive 16.0.2 Mixer *

* Factory Refurbished - This item has been 100% tested for proper operation and carries the full manufacturer's Limited Warranty.

16.0.2 Rack Ear Mounting Kit *

* Factory Refurbished - This item has been 100% tested for proper operation and carries the full manufacturer's Limited Warranty.