Price RM3,770.00
Product SKU AR12C
Brand Presonus
Availability Pre-Order

12-channel Analog Mixer with 24-bit/96kHz 14-track Recorder, 3-band EQ, Built-in Effects, 14-in/4-out USB Audio Interface, Studio One Artist DAW, and Studio Magic Plug-in Suite - Mac/PC

Don’t let the classic analog mixer design fool you—the StudioLive® AR12c was built to record. With a pristine analog front-end, eight high-gain XMAX mic preamps, and a 14×4 24-bit, 96 kHz, USB-C compatible USB 2.0 audio interface, its hybrid design makes it simple to record studio productions and mix live shows from a single, intuitive console. Add in a musical 3-band analog EQ, mic/line boost for low-level vintage synths and broadcast microphones, all-new digital effects with rich reverbs and lush delays, Bluetooth® connectivity, and a stereo SD recorder… and you have a mixing and recording powerhouse that fulfills the needs of both modern musicians and content creators.

PreSonus StudioLive AR12c Mixer and Audio Interface with Effects

The StudioLive AR12c from PreSonus is a hybrid digital/analog mixer that's built for today's creators. This mixer is compact enough to be taken on the road, yet offers a wide range of input options to fit any performer's needs. And it's bursting with features such as onboard effects, Stereo SD recording, and a Stereo Super Channel that lets you take total control over your sound. When you use it as an interface, this impressive mixer plugs into your computer with an included USB-C cable. You can record each of the inputs and the main mix for more flexible recording options. As if that's not enough bang for your buck, you'll also receive free software that turns your laptop into a fully-featured production powerhouse. Whether you're uploading your band's latest live performance or your brand new interview, the AR12c will blow you away with its unmatched value and easy operation.


  • Type:Analog Mixer with USB Interface
  • Channels:12
  • Computer Connectivity:USB (14 x 4)
  • A/D Resolution:24-bit/96kHz
  • Faders:13 x 60mm
  • Inputs - Mic Preamps:8 x XLR
  • Phantom Power:Global
  • Inputs - Line:1 x Dual RCA Stereo, 1 x 1/8" (stereo), 2 x 1/4" (line), 8 x 1/4" (4 x stereo pair)
  • Inputs - Other:2 x 1/4" (Hi-Z/line)
  • Outputs - Main:2 x XLR (main), 2 x 1/4" TRS (control room)
  • Aux Sends:2 x Aux (pre), 1 x FX (post)
  • Send/Return I/O:2 x 1/4" (aux send), 1 x 1/4" (FX send)
  • Inserts:2 x 1/4" (channel)
  • Headphones:1 x 1/4" TRS
  • USB:1 x USB-C 2.0
  • Bluetooth:v5.0
  • Other I/O:1 x 1/4" (footswitch)
  • EQ Bands:Low/High Shelving, Semi-parametric Mid, 100Hz Highpass
  • Effects:8 x Reverbs, 6 x Delays, Chorus, Chorus/Reverb
  • Storage:SD/SDHC Card Slot (2 x 2)
  • Software:Studio Magic Plug-in Suite, Studio One Artist DAW, Capture Live Recording Software
  • OS Requirements - Mac:OS X 10.11.6 or later, 64-bit
  • OS Requirements - PC:Windows 7 SP1 or later, 64-bit
  • Power Source:Standard IEC AC cable
  • Height:3.5"
  • Width:15" (chassis)
  • Depth:15.6"

Below are the minimum computer-system requirements for use with Capture and Studio One.


  • macOS 10.11 or higher (64-bit only)
  • Intel Core 2 Duo processor (Intel Core i3 or faster recommended)


  • Windows 7 x64 SP1 + platform update, Windows 8.1 x64, Windows 10 x64
  • 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 1366×768 resolution (high-dpi monitor recommended)

The minimum system requirements may differ for DAWs other than Studio One. Please check the requirements for your DAW of choice with its manufacturer.

Note that the speed of your processor, amount of RAM and size and speed of your hard drive will greatly affect the overall performance of your recording system. Also, a more powerful system (faster processor with more RAM) will allow for lower latency (signal delay) than you might experience while monitoring audio signals.

As a commitment to constant improvement, PreSonus Audio Electronics, Inc., reserves the right to change any specification stated herein, at any time, without notification.​​

  Microphone Preamp  
  Type XLR Female, Class A XMAX
  Maximum Input level (unity gain) +9 dBu ±1.0 dB
  Gain Control Range 43 dB (+12 to +55 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) 94 dB
  THD+N (min. gain, A-wtd) < 0.01%
  Input Impedance 1 kΩ
  EIN (+55 dB gain, 150Ω input, 20 Hz-22 kHz, A-wtd) Mono Channels: < 128 dBu
  Common Mode Rejection Ratio (1 kHz, +55 dB gain) 65 dB
  Phantom Power +48V, ±3V, Global
  Instrument Inputs  
  Type ¼” TS Female, Unbalanced, Hi-Z
  Maximum Input Level (min. gain, 1 kHz@0.5% THD+N) +9 dBu ±1.0 dB
  Gain Control Range 43 dB, ±1 dB (+12 to +55 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 MΩ
  Line Inputs  
  Type ¼” TRS Female, Balanced
  Maximum Input Level (min. gain, 1 kHz@0.5% THD+N) +26 dBu ±1.0 dB
  Gain Control Range Mono Channels: 40 dB, ±1 dB (-5 to +35 dB)
    Stereo Channels: 0 dB or +10 dB (+10 dB Boost)
  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) 85 dB
  THD+N (1 kHz, -1 dBFS, A-wtd) < 0.01%
  Input Impedance (Balanced) 10 kΩ
  Main, Control Room, Monitor, and FX Outputs  
  Type (Main Outputs) XLR Male, Impedance Balanced
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1 x Presonus StudioLive AR12c

1 x USB cable

1 x Power adaptor