PreSonus CS18AI Control Surface for Studio One with Motorised Faders

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Product Ref: 58320

  • 16 Fader Channels, AI Mix Up To 64 Channels
  • 100mm Touch-Sensitive Motorized Faders
  • 4.3 Inch Touch Sensitive Colour Display
  • LED Metering and Indicators
  • USB, AVL, XLR Connections

PreSonus CS18AI Control Surface for Studio One with Motorised Faders

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The PreSonus StudioLive CS18AI is a versatile control surface and digital mixer designed for seamless integration with the Studio One Digital Audio Workstation. Featuring 18 motorized faders, LED metering and backlit, on board touch screen and the ability to control up to 64 channels through the AI mix system the CS18AI is a powerful and efficient control surface perfect for any studio.

Product Ref: 58320

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Touch Sensitive & Backlit

Every aspect of the CS18AI was designed to help you mix with ease and reliability. Eighteen RGB select buttons can be customized to make it easier to identify different channels based on the colour. True touch sensitive faders know when your finger makes contact so the fader will never fight you and you can experience real automation functionality in the studio. The CS18AI lights your way through mixing with 146 illuminated buttons, sixteen high-64x96-pixel scribble strips, a touch-sensitive 4.3" /109mm LCD display, and sixteen 11-segment LED level ladders.

Studio One Integration

With a simple Ethernet connection, CS18AI becomes the control for Studio One giving you an instant studio upgrade and closing the loop between studio and stage. Now you can get the performance of a big mixing console in a compact controller with a natural feel. Other DAW controllers give you some faders and generic controls that try to do too much with too little. The CS18AI is a complete mix controller that doesn't skimp on functionality. You get all the classic mixer controls and workflows while still keeping the footprint compact.

Filter DCA Groups

The CS18AI is the first live mix system that lets you control 64 channels from a 19" rack mountable control surface. The Filter DCA groups bring the elements of the mix to you. Rather than trying to remember which layer the lead guitar is on, simply select your guitar DCA Filter and we will bring it to you. Filter DCAs take concepts of DCAs and view groups and combine them into intuitive workflows designed to make your life easier when you're in the heat of a live mix.

Active Integration

The CS18AI connects to RM mixers with a single Cat 5 Ethernet cable. That enables Active Integration with PreSonus software including UC Surface software for extended 2nd screen workflows, control from iPads and Windows 8 touch computers, iPhone and iPod management of personal monitor mixes with QMix-AI, and direct Capture control for live recording and virtual sound checks.

Features

  • 18 x 100mm, touch-sensitive motorized faders: 16 Channel, 1 Flex, 1 Master
  • Control StudioLive RM AI mix systems of up to 64-channels
  • Full PreSonus Fat Channel DSP control with individual encoders and 12-LED displays
  • Sixteen 12-LED channel ladder level and Fat Channel displays
  • Three 11-LED Select Channel Level/Compressor/Gate displays
  • 11-LED displays for Main Center/Mono, Left and Right
  • ariable-color (RGB) Select buttons for easy channel and Filter DCA group identification
  • 16-channels of high resolution 64 x 96 scribble strip display with Pan indicators
  • 4.3" / 109 mm color touch-sensitive display with 43 screens
  • 4 Effects Mute/Mix button with TAP Navigate using traditional layers or with intuitive PreSonus Filter DCA groups
  • Active Integration with PreSonus software includes UC Surface software for extended 2nd screen workflows and direct Capture control
  • Studio One control surface functionality
  • 4x2 AVB audio transport control with Marker Shift, REW/FF options
  • 2 remote XMAX mic preamps for talkback, room mic or other local inputs
  • 2 balanced 1/4" TRS line inputs
  • 2 XLR line outputs
  • stereo headphone output with level control
  • Monitor control level control
  • 4-pin XLR lamp connection
  • Footswitch input
  • Silent internal PSU with no fans
  • Same footprint as StudioLive 16.4.2AI for integration in 19" rack mounts and 3rd-party studio desks

Specifications

Microphone Preamp

  • Type: XLR Female (via Combo), Balanced Remote
  • Maximum Input level: +12 dBu, +/-0.5 dB
  • Gain Control Range: 85 dB, +/-1 dB
  • Frequency Response: 10 Hz to 40 kHz, +/-0.2 dB
  • Dynamic Range: > 110 dB
  • Dynamic Range: > 105 dB
  • THD+N: < 0.005%
  • Input Impedance: 1600 Ohms
  • EIN: < 128 dBu
  • Common Mode Rejection Ratio: > 55 dB
  • Phantom Power: +48 V

Line Inputs

  • Type: 1/4" TRS Female (via Combo), Balanced
  • Maximum Input Level: +18 dBu, +/-0.5 dB
  • Frequency Response: 20 Hz to 20 kHz, +/-0.2 dB
  • Dynamic Range: > 114 dB
  • Dynamic Range: > 105 dB
  • THD+N: < 0.005%
  • Input Impedance: 10 k Ohms
  • Crosstalk: < -80 dB

Outputs

  • Type (Line Outputs): XLR Male, Impedance Balanced
  • Maximum Output Level: +18 dBu, +/-0.5 dB
  • Frequency Response: 20 Hz to 20 kHz, +/-0.2 dB
  • Dynamic Range: > 112 dB
  • THD+N: < 0.005%
  • Output Impedance: 51 Ohms
  • Crosstalk: < -80 dB

Headphone Outputs

  • Type: 1/4" TRS Female, Stereo, Unbalanced
  • Maximum Output Level: 150 mW/channel @ 60 Ohms
  • Frequency Response: 20 Hz to 20 kHz, +/-0.3 dB
  • Dynamic Range: > 103 dB
  • THD+N: < 0.005%
  • Crosstalk: < -80 dB
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