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PreSonus StudioLive 16.4.2 16-Channel Digital Mixer w/ FireWire I/O
6.4 out of 10

PreSonus StudioLive 16.4.2 16-Channel Digital Mixer w/ FireWire I/O

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Reviews and Problems with PreSonus StudioLive 16.4.2 16-Channel Digital Mixer w/ FireWire I/O

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Overall 10
10

Great mixer

Hollywood, amazon.com
1 December 2011
  • Summary: So I have used this mixer for the last year. I do live sound and love the flexibility and all the included features. Reading some of the other reviews....1 I read said something about interference. Is it possible this is coming from another piece of gear you are using?
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Overall 10
10

Best mixer hands down!

Drummerman, amazon.com
6 November 2011
  • Summary: I run sound for all types of shows. I used to be a Mackie person all the way BUT then came along the best mixer I have ever worked with, the studio live! With 20+ years of experience and a musician and engineer I was very nervous about going digital I hate change) But at this price point I couldn't...
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Overall 2
2.0

STEER CLEAR!!! I usually give good reviews but...

Douglas L. Walton Jr., amazon.com
20 May 2011
  • Summary: You can look at the reviews I give. Almost all of them are very positive. IT ENDS HERE!!! The "Idea" of Studiolive is great! That is as far as Presonus got with this. I have owned this board for (almost) a year now. I have had NOTHING but problems.
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Overall 2
2.0

Worse than behringer

Jared Mcdonald, amazon.com
7 March 2011
  • Summary: Buying one of these mixers is a real gamble on your part. You might get a good one. You might not. I got a bad one. It had bugs at first, but after a few days of 'use' it completely locked up and will not pass audio.
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Overall 10
10

This mixer rocks

JAMIE B, amazon.com
15 February 2011
  • Summary: I've used the Studiolive for several years with a MacBook Pro and it works as advertised. Unbelievable sound quality. Great software. By far the most intuitive digital mixer that you can buy. I use Capture to record with but even more often we use it to do a virtual soundcheck.
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Overall 2
2.0

Lousy tech support, lousy manuals

Raul S. Tolentino Jr., amazon.com
21 December 2010
  • Summary: Bought the 16.4.2 about two months ago. Problem #1 : When I tried to connect it to my PC, I had issues with the firewire connection. I tried to contact tech support - no answer. I finally figured it out on my own, bought another firewire card and solved the problem.
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Overall 10
10

Amazing board for the money!

Trent Perkins, amazon.com
30 March 2010
  • Summary: I was looking for a board that acted like an analog board live (in terms of IO) and yet had the abilities to record and had the power to fully process signals without having to buy additional racks of effects. This board delivers all of that and more!
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Overall 4
4.0

Presonus Tech Support and Studio Live Mixer Problems

Bruce Livingston "Blind Eye'd Lucy Studios", amazon.com
29 December 2009
  • Summary: Presonus Studio Live Review Presonus did a good job designing this mixer and as live mixers go I'm sure it would be nice. However this mixer is advertised as a device that is supposed to work with computers via fire wire. In my case the Studio Live failed miserably. In addition...
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Overall 10
10

Amazing sound, easy to use, great features

D. Wendel, amazon.com
6 November 2009
  • Summary: I bought the StudioLive about a month ago and have been playing with it since then in preparation for winter concert season. The first thing I did was connect a mic to every input and test the gain, routing, and outputs for every channel.
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Overall 6
6.0

The Good and The Bad

Vic "Backwoodsman", amazon.com
1 July 2009
  • Summary: Bought the StudioLive 3 months ago. The Good. After running an Alesis 32 analog board for 10 years, decided to go digital. I also owned 2 firepods, and the HP4, made by Presonus. I was impressed by their clean sound, so after researching the just released StudioLive, it seemed to be exactly what I...
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