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StudioLive AI Hardware Explained®

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Chapter 1: StudioLive Hands-on

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    Introduction (3:52)


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    Input to Output (5:04)


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    StudioLive Overview (10:12)


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    Input Channels (6:07)


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    Stereo Linking Channels (5:35)


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    Metering Explained (4:05)


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    Solo-in-Place (2:53)


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    Headphones and Soloing (7:16)


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    Mixing Stage Monitors (8:26)


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    Mixing Monitors in Stereo (4:33)


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    Using Talkback (4:16)


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    2-Track In (4:46)


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    Scribble Strips (5:13)


Chapter 2: The Fat Channel

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    Introducing the Fat Channel (5:47)


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    Polarity (3:09)


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    Hi Pass Filter (5:18)


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    Gate (9:15)


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    Expander (5:16)


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    Key Listen (3:55)


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    Gate Sidechaining (5:47)


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    Compressor (10:47)


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    Limiter (3:41)


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    Equalizer (6:13)


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    16AI Fat Channel (7:23)


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    Copying Settings (3:51)


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    Recalling and Saving Channel Presets (8:34)


Chapter 3: StudioLive Effects

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    Using Digital Effects (5:30)


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    Tweaking Reverb FX (5:30)


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    Tweaking Delay FX (9:55)


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    Saving FX Presets (2:02)


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    Adding FX to Monitor Mixes (3:21)


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    Using External Effects (4:35)


Chapter 4: Submix Buses

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    Submixing (6:27)


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    Stereo Submixing (4:54)


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    Configuring an FX Submix (4:43)


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    Parallel Compression (3:29)


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    Remote Room Levels (2:37)


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    Delayed Speakers (3:25)


Chapter 5: Master Section

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    System Menu (7:59)


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    Saving and Recalling Scenes (5:17)


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    Control Room Monitoring (6:30)


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    Radio Solo Mode (2:19)


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    Graphic EQ (5:03)


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    Firmware Update (4:03)


Chapter 6: StudioLive AI Special Features

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    Mute Groups (4:15)


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    Mix Scenes (2:49)


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    Clip Indicators (2:05)


PreSonus has done it again with their incredible line of digital mixers! StudioLive AI is the cutting edge of digital mixer technology, and Bill Edstrom covers them in full detail, inside and out. If you use these powerhouse mixers, learn to get the most from them as well as an enhanced workflow for increased creativity and speed.

In this series, Bill shows you how to use your StudioLive AI as a stand-alone mixer, mixing for the audience and the stage. To begin, Bill introduces you to the StudioLive AI mixer and what the series will cover. Then the important basics are shown such as powering up, zero'ing the board, and getting signal from input to output.

Next, Bill explains how to stereo link channels, use the on-board metering, solo-in-place, connecting and mixing the stage monitors, using the talkback feature, scribble strips and more. The powerful channel strip processor "Fat Channel" is then examined in great detail, showing you how to use all of its features and functions. Gating, Compression, Expanding, Limiting, EQ, and Polarity are all shown on the StudioLive AI, giving you the tools needed to craft the perfect mix.

Recalling and saving channel presets is demonstrated, as well as using and tweaking the onboard digital effects like reverb and delay. You'll also see how to add effects to the monitor buss and use external effects with the StudioLive AI. Bill even shows you how to setup remote room levels and delay individual speakers, and gives a comprehensive look into the Master section of the board, saving and recalling scenes, Radio Solo Mode, using the graphic EQ and much, much more.

If you're ready to get into the world of digital mixing with the PreSonus Studio Live AI, this will be your number one, go to resource. Supercharge your knowledge and StudioLive AI experience... Watch "StudioLive AI Hardware Explained" today.


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Captnrich
Submitted 6 months ago

Presonus 16-4-2

I have this console and have learned quite a few new things and has helped and explained better things I thought I knew or wondered about.

I am a: Semi-Pro, Musician, Audio Engineer, Pro Tools, Studio One

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kvm56
Submitted 9 months ago

very helpfull

having all the functions explained and shown in the video help me allot..

I am a: Hobbyist, Musician, Audio Engineer, Reaper

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kmahert5
Submitted 1 year ago

very good!!!

very informative series. are there any plans to do a series on use of the studiolive console in a studio setting with a DAW

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Luis Che
Submitted 1 year ago

Very well explained!

Very well explained!, amazing how in detail everything is explained and with real examples!

I am a: Professional, Audio Engineer, Cubase

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stonebrooktech
Submitted 1 year ago

Wonderful tutorials. Very well explained.

these videos are great tools to teach new techs about the functions of the Presonus Studiolive AI mixers.

I am a: Semi-Pro, Audio Engineer

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Submitted 2 years ago

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1. When did you start dabbling in music?

I started on trumpet at age 10, but got more passionate when I picked up bass and guitar in high school. During college, I had a band where I shared lead vocals and electric guitar duties. After that I was in a variety of bands usually on bass or behind the mixing board.

2. What training have you had?

I studied electrical engineering in college but mostly learned recording and music on my own. Recently, I completed the Master of Songwriting and Guitar program through Berklee Music.

3. When did you get into recording?

I have always been fascinated with tape recording since fifth grade. I started by recording demos by bouncing back and forth between two cassette decks. Later I moved on to portastudios, ADATS, pro studios, then to a DAW based project studio.

4. People you have worked with/for?

I work with songwriters world-wide as the founder and creator of LilacWriter.com - an online collaboration site for songwriters. In my career, I have done FOH, producing, songwriting, mixing, mastering, and voice over. Used to work regionally, but now requests can come from anywhere in the world.

I've written two books on audio production: "Studio One for Engineers & Producers" and "The Power in Cakewalk SONAR" both published by Hal Leonard Books.

Whenever possible, I work closely with the developers of the products I teach doing testing, bug reporting, and feature requests. I think this gives me a much deeper understanding of the products. I really enjoy seeing the products I work with improve.

5. Why are you so good at training people?

I have always been interested in making technology easier to use and understand. I think showing examples is essential when introducing a topic. I feel recording should be a fun and creative experience and I hope that comes across in my videos.

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StudioLive AI Hardware Explained® is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 6.
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Presonus 16-4-2 I have this console and have learned quite a few new things and has helped and explained better things I thought I knew or wondered about.
Date published: 2017-11-17
Rated 4.5 out of 5 by from very helpfull having all the functions explained and shown in the video help me allot..
Date published: 2017-09-03
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from very good!!! very informative series. are there any plans to do a series on use of the studiolive console in a studio setting with a DAW
Date published: 2017-05-02
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Very well explained! Very well explained!, amazing how in detail everything is explained and with real examples!
Date published: 2017-03-31
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Wonderful tutorials. Very well explained. these videos are great tools to teach new techs about the functions of the Presonus Studiolive AI mixers.
Date published: 2017-01-13
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