8-Channel Mixing Console – Presonus – StudioLive AR8c

The StudioLive AR8c mixing console from PreSonus is an all-in-one hybrid Analog/Digital mixer for a variety of applications. As a standard analog mixer, the StudioLive® AR8c is the easiest way to record podcasts, live streams, and music productions.

Featuring a USB-C compatible USB 2.0 audio interface, the StudioLive AR8c makes it easy to record from one easy to use console. You can also record anytime and anywhere with the StudioLive AR8c’s stereo SD recorder. This intuitive console features Bluetooth connectivity for easy wireless connection to your audio devices. A variety of effects are on board to add the finishing touches to any recording.

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The PreSonus AR8c is a compact, versatile mixing console for aspiring songwriters, performers and podcasters.

StudioLive AR8c Mixing Console Features

Live Recording

  • Capture every instrument, microphone and your main mix easily with the USB 2.0 audio recording interface (via USB-C connection)
  • Never miss a moment using the 2×2 SD recorder to capture your mix
  • Storage up to 32 GB and Supports SD™ and SDHD™

 Mixer Features

  • Analog mixer featuring 8-channels
  • 4 balanced microphone (XLR) inputs with XMAX mic preamps
  • 2 instrument/line inputs
  • 6 balanced line level inputs featuring 2 mono and 2 stereo channels containing a 3-band semi-parametric EQ, level knob, pan, mute, PFL solo, highpass filter.
  • Stereo Super Channel (Ch. 13/14) with Bluetooth 5.0 input, RCA inputs, 1/8-inch stereo input, and switchable SD/USB stereo playback
  • 1 monitor buses with dedicated channel sends, AFL solo, and balanced TRS output
  • L/R Control Room outputs with level control
  • Headphone output with level control

Signal Processing

  • Highpass filter on every channel
  • 3-band semi-parametric EQ on every channel
  • Stereo effects processor with 16 presets, dedicated send and return, and bypass footswitch jack
  • Mic/line boost on stereo channels for low-level input sources and consumer devices

Included Software

  • Capture™ live multitrack recording software
  • Studio One ® Artist recording and production software (DAW)
  • Studio Magic plug-in suite


  • Internal power supply
  • Standard IEC power connector


  • Sturdy metal construction
  • Optional rackmount kit

Optional Accessories