PreSonus StudioLive AR22 USB
22 Channel Analog Hybrid Mixer

OUR PART #  STUDIOLIVE-AR22


The PreSonus StudioLive® AR22 USB 22-channel hybrid mixers make it simple to mix and record live shows, studio productions, band rehearsals, podcasts, and much more. This is a musician’s mixer: lightweight, versatile, feature-rich, and packed with analog connections and digital tools, yet easy to learn and use. Mix with 16 of PreSonus®’ famous Class A preamps and three-band EQ. Create multitrack recordings and fly in backing tracks with a 24-bit, 96 kHz, USB 2.0 digital audio interface. Record and playback in stereo with the integrated SD digital recorder. Stream program music wirelessly, using onboard Bluetooth™. Compact and road-ready, StudioLive AR mixers provide a superior all-in-one solution for mixing and recording your performances.

System Requirements:

  • Mac:
    • Mac® OS X 10.8.5
    • Intel® Core™ 2 Duo processor (Intel Core i3 or faster recommended)
  • Windows:
    • Windows® 7 x64/x86 SP1 +platform update, Windows 8.1 x64/x86, Windows 10 x64/x86
    • Intel Core 2 Duo (Intel Core i3 or faster recommended)
  • Mac and Windows Systems:
    • 4 GB RAM (8 GB or more recommended)
    • 30 GB hard-drive space (Studio One)
    • Internal or external 7200 RPM storage drive highly recommended
    • Monitor with 1366x768 resolution (high-dpi monitor recommended)

PreSonus StudioLive AR22 Specifications:

  • Microphone Preamp:
    • Type: XLR Female, Class A
    • Maximum Input level (unity gain): Mono Channels +18 dBu, ±1.0 dB, Stereo Channels: -5 dBu, ±1.0 dB
    • Gain Control Range: Mono Channels: 50 dB, ±1 dB (Unity to +50 dB), Stereo Channels: 40 dB, ± 1 dB (+5 to +45 dB
    • Frequency Response to Analog Outputs: 20 Hz to 20 kHz, +0.5/-1.5 dB
    • Frequency Response to USB (Direct): 20 Hz to 20 kHz, +0.5/- 1.5 dB
    • S/N Ratio to Outputs (+4 dBu): 89 dB
    • THD+N (min. gain, A-wtd): < 0.01%
    • Input Impedance: 1 kO
    • EIN (+55 dB gain, 150O input, 20 Hz-22 kHz, A-wtd):
      • Mono Channels: < 128 dBu
      • Stereo Channels: <120 dBu
    • Common Mode Rejection Ratio (1 kHz, +55 dB gain): 65 dB
    • Phantom Power: +48V, ±3V, Globa
    • NOTE: All Channel Inputs sum through Mic preamp  
  • Instrument Inputs:
    • Type: ¼” TS Female, Unbalanced, Hi-Z
    • Maximum Input Level (min. gain, 1 kHz@ 0.5% THD+N): +12 dBu ±1.0 dB
    • Gain Control Range: 50 dB, ±1 dB (Unity to +50 dB)
    • Frequency Response to Analog Outputs: 20 Hz to 20 kHz, +0.5/-1.5 dB
    • Frequency Response to USB (Direct): 20 Hz to 20 kHz, +0.5/-1.5 dB
    • Dynamic Range (min. gain, A-wtd): > 105 dB
    • Dynamic Range (mid. Gain, unwtd): > 108 dB
    • THD+N (1 kHz, -1 dBFS, A-wtd): < 0.01%
    • THD+N (1 kHz, -1 dBFS, unwtd): < 0.01%
    • Input Impedance: > 1 MO
    • NOTE: All Channel Inputs sum through Mic preamp  
  • Line Inputs:
    • Type: ¼” TRS Female, Balanced
    • Maximum Input Level (min. gain, 1 kHz@ 0.5% THD+N):
      • Mono Channels: +18 dBu, ±1.0 dB
      • Stereo Channels: +22 dBu, ±1.0 dB
    • Gain Control Range:
      • Mono Channels 50 dB, ±1 dB (-30 to +20 dB)
      • Stereo Channel 50 dB, ±1 dB (-15 to +25 dB)
    • Frequency Response to Analog Outputs: 20 Hz to 20 kHz, +0.5/-1.5 dB
    • Frequency Response to USB (Direct): 20 Hz to 20 kHz, +0.5/-1.5 dB
    • S/N Ratio to Analog Outputs (+4 dBu): 82 dB
    • THD+N (1 kHz, -1 dBFS, A-wtd): < 0.01%
    • Input Impedance (Balanced): 10 kO
    • NOTE: All Channel Inputs sum through Mic preamp  
  • Main, Control Room, Monitor, and FX Outputs:
    • Type (Main Outputs): XLR Male, Impedance Balanced
    • Type (Control Room, Monitor, FX Outputs): ¼” TRS Female, Balanced
    • Rated Output Level (Main Outputs): +24 dBu, ±1.0 dB
    • Rated Outputs Level (Control Room, Monitor, FX Outputs): +18 dBu
    • Frequency Response: 20 Hz to 20 kHz, +0.5/-1.5 dB
    • Dynamic Range (A-wtd): > 108 dB
    • THD+N (Bandwidth 20 Hz - 20 kHz, -1 dBFS, unwtd): < 0.01%
    • Output Impedance: 100 O
  • Headphone Output:
    • Type: ¼” TRS Female, Stereo, Unbalanced
    • Maximum Output Level: 150 mW/channel @ 60 O
    • Frequency Response: 20 Hz to 20 kHz, +0.5/-1.5 dB
    • Dynamic Range (A-wtd): > 103 dB
    • THD+N (Bandwidth 20 Hz - 20 kHz, -1 dBFS, unwtd): < 0.01%
  • System Crosstalk:
    • Input to Output (Ref = +4dBu, 20 Hz to 20 kHz, unwtd): -85 dBu
    • Adjacent Channels (Ref = +4 dBu, 20 Hz to 20 kHz, unwtd): -80 dBu
  • Signal Level LED:
    • Signal: -30 dBFS (pre-EQ)
    • Clip: -3.0 dB before clip (pre- or post-EQ)
  • Channel EQ:
    • Low Cut: 100 Hz, -18 dB/Octave
    • High Shelving: ±15 dB @ 12 kHz
    • Mid Peaking (Mono Channels): ±15 dB @ 140 Hz to 3.5 kHz (variable)
    • Mid Peaking (Stereo Channels): ±15 dB @ 2.5 kHz
    • Mid-Band Q:
      • Boost: 0.55
      • Cut: 2.5
    • Low Shelving: ±15 dB @ 80 Hz
  • Audio Interface:
    • Host Interface: USB 2.0
    • ADC Dynamic Range (Component): 114 dB
    • ADC Dynamic Range (Measured: A-wtd, 48 kHz): 105 dB
    • DAC Dynamic Range (Component): 114 dB
    • DAC Dynamic Range (Measured: A-wtd, 48 kHz): 105 dB
    • Signal-to-Noise (a-weighted): -96 dB
    • Bit Depth: 24 bits
    • Internally Supported Sample Rates: 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96 kHz
    • Jitter: < 80 ps RMS (20 Hz – 20 kHz)
    • Jitter Attenuation: > 60 dB (1 ns in => 1 ps out)
  • SD™ Recorder:
    • Supported Media Format: FAT16 formatted SD™ card, FAT32 formatted SDHC™ card
    • Media Storage Capacity:
      • SD card: 2 GB
      • SDHC card: 32 GB
    • Recording File Format: Stereo WAV
    • Playback File Formats: Stereo WAV, MP3 (96-320 kbs, 32 / 44.1 / 48 kHz)
    • Sampling Rate (WAV): 44.1 kHz
    • Bit Depth:
      • Recording: 24 bits
      • Playback: 16- or 24-bit
  • Power / Environmental:
    • Connector: IEC
    • Input Voltage Range: 90 to 240 VAC
    • Recommended Ambient Operating Temperature: 32° to 104°F (0° to 40°C)
  • Physical (HxWxD): 3.7” x 23” (chasis only) x 15” (95 x 584 x 390 mm)
  • Weight: 17.2 lbs (7.8 kg)
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PreSonus StudioLive AR22 USB
22 Channel Analog Hybrid Mixer

OUR PART #  STUDIOLIVE-AR22

Product Information:

The PreSonus StudioLive® AR22 USB 22-channel hybrid mixers make it simple to mix and record live shows, studio productions, band rehearsals, podcasts, and much more. This is a musician’s mixer: lightweight, versatile, feature-rich, and packed with analog connections and digital tools, yet easy to learn and use. Mix with 16 of PreSonus®’ famous Class A preamps and three-band EQ. Create multitrack recordings and fly in backing tracks with a 24-bit, 96 kHz, USB 2.0 digital audio interface. Record and playback in stereo with the integrated SD digital recorder. Stream program music wirelessly, using onboard Bluetooth™. Compact and road-ready, StudioLive AR mixers provide a superior all-in-one solution for mixing and recording your performances.

System Requirements:

  • Mac:
    • Mac® OS X 10.8.5
    • Intel® Core™ 2 Duo processor (Intel Core i3 or faster recommended)
  • Windows:
    • Windows® 7 x64/x86 SP1 +platform update, Windows 8.1 x64/x86, Windows 10 x64/x86
    • Intel Core 2 Duo (Intel Core i3 or faster recommended)
  • Mac and Windows Systems:
    • 4 GB RAM (8 GB or more recommended)
    • 30 GB hard-drive space (Studio One)
    • Internal or external 7200 RPM storage drive highly recommended
    • Monitor with 1366x768 resolution (high-dpi monitor recommended)

PreSonus StudioLive AR22 Specifications:

  • Microphone Preamp:
    • Type: XLR Female, Class A
    • Maximum Input level (unity gain): Mono Channels +18 dBu, ±1.0 dB, Stereo Channels: -5 dBu, ±1.0 dB
    • Gain Control Range: Mono Channels: 50 dB, ±1 dB (Unity to +50 dB), Stereo Channels: 40 dB, ± 1 dB (+5 to +45 dB
    • Frequency Response to Analog Outputs: 20 Hz to 20 kHz, +0.5/-1.5 dB
    • Frequency Response to USB (Direct): 20 Hz to 20 kHz, +0.5/- 1.5 dB
    • S/N Ratio to Outputs (+4 dBu): 89 dB
    • THD+N (min. gain, A-wtd): < 0.01%
    • Input Impedance: 1 kO
    • EIN (+55 dB gain, 150O input, 20 Hz-22 kHz, A-wtd):
      • Mono Channels: < 128 dBu
      • Stereo Channels: <120 dBu
    • Common Mode Rejection Ratio (1 kHz, +55 dB gain): 65 dB
    • Phantom Power: +48V, ±3V, Globa
    • NOTE: All Channel Inputs sum through Mic preamp  
  • Instrument Inputs:
    • Type: ¼” TS Female, Unbalanced, Hi-Z
    • Maximum Input Level (min. gain, 1 kHz@ 0.5% THD+N): +12 dBu ±1.0 dB
    • Gain Control Range: 50 dB, ±1 dB (Unity to +50 dB)
    • Frequency Response to Analog Outputs: 20 Hz to 20 kHz, +0.5/-1.5 dB
    • Frequency Response to USB (Direct): 20 Hz to 20 kHz, +0.5/-1.5 dB
    • Dynamic Range (min. gain, A-wtd): > 105 dB
    • Dynamic Range (mid. Gain, unwtd): > 108 dB
    • THD+N (1 kHz, -1 dBFS, A-wtd): < 0.01%
    • THD+N (1 kHz, -1 dBFS, unwtd): < 0.01%
    • Input Impedance: > 1 MO
    • NOTE: All Channel Inputs sum through Mic preamp  
  • Line Inputs:
    • Type: ¼” TRS Female, Balanced
    • Maximum Input Level (min. gain, 1 kHz@ 0.5% THD+N):
      • Mono Channels: +18 dBu, ±1.0 dB
      • Stereo Channels: +22 dBu, ±1.0 dB
    • Gain Control Range:
      • Mono Channels 50 dB, ±1 dB (-30 to +20 dB)
      • Stereo Channel 50 dB, ±1 dB (-15 to +25 dB)
    • Frequency Response to Analog Outputs: 20 Hz to 20 kHz, +0.5/-1.5 dB
    • Frequency Response to USB (Direct): 20 Hz to 20 kHz, +0.5/-1.5 dB
    • S/N Ratio to Analog Outputs (+4 dBu): 82 dB
    • THD+N (1 kHz, -1 dBFS, A-wtd): < 0.01%
    • Input Impedance (Balanced): 10 kO
    • NOTE: All Channel Inputs sum through Mic preamp  
  • Main, Control Room, Monitor, and FX Outputs:
    • Type (Main Outputs): XLR Male, Impedance Balanced
    • Type (Control Room, Monitor, FX Outputs): ¼” TRS Female, Balanced
    • Rated Output Level (Main Outputs): +24 dBu, ±1.0 dB
    • Rated Outputs Level (Control Room, Monitor, FX Outputs): +18 dBu
    • Frequency Response: 20 Hz to 20 kHz, +0.5/-1.5 dB
    • Dynamic Range (A-wtd): > 108 dB
    • THD+N (Bandwidth 20 Hz - 20 kHz, -1 dBFS, unwtd): < 0.01%
    • Output Impedance: 100 O
  • Headphone Output:
    • Type: ¼” TRS Female, Stereo, Unbalanced
    • Maximum Output Level: 150 mW/channel @ 60 O
    • Frequency Response: 20 Hz to 20 kHz, +0.5/-1.5 dB
    • Dynamic Range (A-wtd): > 103 dB
    • THD+N (Bandwidth 20 Hz - 20 kHz, -1 dBFS, unwtd): < 0.01%
  • System Crosstalk:
    • Input to Output (Ref = +4dBu, 20 Hz to 20 kHz, unwtd): -85 dBu
    • Adjacent Channels (Ref = +4 dBu, 20 Hz to 20 kHz, unwtd): -80 dBu
  • Signal Level LED:
    • Signal: -30 dBFS (pre-EQ)
    • Clip: -3.0 dB before clip (pre- or post-EQ)
  • Channel EQ:
    • Low Cut: 100 Hz, -18 dB/Octave
    • High Shelving: ±15 dB @ 12 kHz
    • Mid Peaking (Mono Channels): ±15 dB @ 140 Hz to 3.5 kHz (variable)
    • Mid Peaking (Stereo Channels): ±15 dB @ 2.5 kHz
    • Mid-Band Q:
      • Boost: 0.55
      • Cut: 2.5
    • Low Shelving: ±15 dB @ 80 Hz
  • Audio Interface:
    • Host Interface: USB 2.0
    • ADC Dynamic Range (Component): 114 dB
    • ADC Dynamic Range (Measured: A-wtd, 48 kHz): 105 dB
    • DAC Dynamic Range (Component): 114 dB
    • DAC Dynamic Range (Measured: A-wtd, 48 kHz): 105 dB
    • Signal-to-Noise (a-weighted): -96 dB
    • Bit Depth: 24 bits
    • Internally Supported Sample Rates: 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96 kHz
    • Jitter: < 80 ps RMS (20 Hz – 20 kHz)
    • Jitter Attenuation: > 60 dB (1 ns in => 1 ps out)
  • SD™ Recorder:
    • Supported Media Format: FAT16 formatted SD™ card, FAT32 formatted SDHC™ card
    • Media Storage Capacity:
      • SD card: 2 GB
      • SDHC card: 32 GB
    • Recording File Format: Stereo WAV
    • Playback File Formats: Stereo WAV, MP3 (96-320 kbs, 32 / 44.1 / 48 kHz)
    • Sampling Rate (WAV): 44.1 kHz
    • Bit Depth:
      • Recording: 24 bits
      • Playback: 16- or 24-bit
  • Power / Environmental:
    • Connector: IEC
    • Input Voltage Range: 90 to 240 VAC
    • Recommended Ambient Operating Temperature: 32° to 104°F (0° to 40°C)
  • Physical (HxWxD): 3.7” x 23” (chasis only) x 15” (95 x 584 x 390 mm)
  • Weight: 17.2 lbs (7.8 kg)
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