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StudioLive 32SC Series III Mixer

$2,899.95
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Small digital mixer. Big power.

The StudioLive 32SC is a compact, rack-mountable 32-channel digital mixer that can be quickly and easily scaled for 16-, 24-, and 32-channel applications. Don't let the road-ready size fool you; the StudioLive 32SC sports a dual-core PreSonus FLEX DSP Engine powering 40 mixing channels, 26 mix buses, and 286 simultaneous processors—including 4 stereo reverberation systems and Fat Channel plug-in models on every input channel and mix bus. With 128 (64x64) channels of USB recording and AVB network audio I/O, flexible routing options, and studio-grade audio quality, the StudioLive 32SC provides all the tools you need—whether you’re building your dream studio or putting together a pro touring rig.

Features

  • Powered by the new dual-core PreSonus FLEX DSP Engine to provide the most processing of any digital mixer in its class
  • 40 input-channel digital mixer with 17 touch-sensitive motorized faders
    • 16 local digitally controlled XMAX mic/line inputs
    • 16 digital channels (AVB, USB, or SD)
    • 2 balanced stereo aux inputs
    • 1 stereo tape input (RCA, USB, AVB or SD)
    • 4 FLEX FX returns
    • 1 Talkback
  • 26 mix buses
    • 16 FlexMixes (Aux, Subgroup, Matrix)
    • 4 dedicated FLEX FX buses
    • 4 dedicated subgroups
    • Stereo main bus
  • 286 simultaneous processors
    • HPF
    • Gate/expander
    • Compressor with Fat Channel plug-in models
    • 4-band/6-band parametric EQ with Fat Channel plug-in models
    • Limiter
    • 31-band graphic EQ
    • 4 FLEX FX slots featuring legendary classic reverb emulations and delays
  • State Space Modeled Fat Channel compressor and EQ plug-ins available on every input channel and output bus
  • FLEX FX multi-effects processor with 4 slots to load legendary reverb emulations and delays with 4 dedicated effects buses
  • 24 DCAs to control groups of channels
  • 128-channel (64x64) recording over USB
  • Onboard multi-channel SD recorder (34x34) with true Virtual Soundcheck mode
  • AVB networking onboard (64x64) to connect with other mixers, NSB-series stage boxes, EarMix 16M personal monitor mixers, and more
  • User Profiles for managing multiple operators with custom permissions
  • Per-channel digital patching from any analog, AVB, USB, or SD Card source
  • DAW Control
    • Advanced Studio One control integration
    • MCU emulation mode optimized for Logic
    • HUI emulation mode optimized for ProTools
  • Remote control every mix function from your computer, iPad, or Android tablet with UC Surface (included)
  • Put your musicians’ monitor mix under their fingers with QMix-UC (included) for iOS or Android
  • Capture 3.0 multitrack software included
    • Automated Virtual Soundcheck
    • Store StudioLive mix scenes with your audio
  • Advanced Studio One integration (Studio One Artist Included)
    • XMAX mic preamp control from Studio One
    • Control Fat Channel parameters from Studio One mixing console
  • Fits in a standard 19-inch rack with optional rackmount kit
  • Ableton Live Lite included



Technical Specifications

Microphone preamplifier

Input Type

XLR Female, balanced

Frequency Response to Main Output (at unity gain)

20-20 kHz, ±0.5 dBu

Input Impedance

1 kΩ

THD to Main Output

<0.005%, +4 dBu, 20-20 kHz, unity gain, unwtd

S / N Ratio to Main Output (Ref = +4 dB, 20 kHz BW, unity gain, A-wtd)

94 dB

Common Mode Rejection Ratio (1 kHz at unity gain)

65 dB

Gain Control Range (± 1 dB)

0 dB to +60 dB

Maximum Input Level (unity gain)

+12 dBu

Phantom Power (± 2 VDC)

48 VDC, switchable per channel

Line Inputs

grade

¼" TRS Female, balanced

Frequency Response to Main Output (at unity gain)

20-20 kHz, ±0.5 dBu

Input Impedance

10 kΩ

THD to Main Output

<0.005%, +4 dBu, 20-20 kHz, unity gain, unwtd

S / N Ratio to Main Output (Ref = +4 dB, 20 kHz BW, unity gain, A-wtd)

94 dB

Maximum Input Level

+18 dBu

Tape Inputs

grade

RCA Female, unbalanced (stereo pair)

Maximum Input Level

+12 dBu, ±0.5 dBu

XLR Outputs

grade

XLR Male, balanced

Maximum Output Level

+24 dBu, ±0.5 dBu

Output Impedance

100Ω

Line Outputs

grade

¼ "TRS Female, balanced

Maximum Output Level

+ 18 dBu, ±0.5 dBu

Output Impedance

100Ω

Tape Outputs

grade

RCA Female, unbalanced (stereo pair)

Maximum Output Level

+18 dBu, ±0.5 dBu

Output Impedance

100Ω

Headphone Output

grade

¼" TRS Female, active stereo

Maximum Output

100 mW / ch. @ 60Ω load

Frequency Response

20 Hz - 20 kHz (±0.5 dB)

THD + N

0.01%, 1 kHz, max gain, 20 Hz BW, unwtd

S / N ratio

96 dB, 1 kHz, max gain, 20 Hz BW, unwtd

System Crosstalk

Input to Output

-90 dB (Ref = +4 dBu, 20 Hz-20 kHz, unwtd)

Adjacent Channels

-87 dB (Ref = +4 dBu, 20 Hz-20 kHz, unwtd)

Digital Audio and Control

ADC Dynamic Range

115 dB (A-wtd, 48 kHz)

DAC Dynamic Range

115 dB (A-wtd, 48 kHz)

USB Recording Port

USB 2.0, Type-B

AES / EBU output

XLR Male

Network Control Port

RJ-45

AVB Audio Network Port

Locking XLR Ethernet

Internal Processing

32-bit, floating point

Sampling rate

48 kHz, 44.1 kHz

A / D / A Bit Depth

24

Reference Level for 0 dBFS

+18 dBu

Total System Latency

1.9 ms (local routing, analog in-analog out, all processing active)

Clock

jitter

<20 ps RMS (20 Hz - 20 kHz)

Jitter Attenuation

> 60 dB (1 ns in, 1 ps out)

Power / Environmental

Connector

IEC

Input-Voltage Range

90 to 230 VAC (± 10%)

Power Requirements (continuous)

85W

Recommended Ambient Operating Temperature

0˚ to 40˚ Celsius / 32˚ to 104˚ Fahrenheit

Physical

height

6.51” (165.36 mm)

Width

17.59” (446.66 mm)

Depth

22.97” (583.48 mm)

Weight

23.15 lbs. (10.5 kg)

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