Articles & Videos: Digital Mixers

Pro audio mixer buying guide
by Buck Pomerantz

A mixer is the brains and control center of a recording studio or PA system. It connects all the sources of music and sound to a studio's recording system or to the amps and speakers of a PA system. This article will help you figure out the features you'll need in a mixer.

Video: Sound mixing tips
by Video Team

Mixers let you take all the instruments and vocals and turn them into a clear stereo mix. Here are a few quick tips to help you mix more effectively.

The PreSonus StudioLive 16.4.2AI digital mixer with Active Integration connects to an iPad for wireless mixing and to a computer for editing and recording. This article looks at how the mixer is used in the Prism Coffeehouse, an acoustic music venue in Charlottesville, Virginia.

When you dock your 4th generation iPad® into Mackie's DL1608 interface console, it becomes the control surface of a full-featured 16-channel mixer with stereo outputs for your main PA speakers and 6 auxiliary outputs for different monitor mixes or special effects.

This PreSonus video shows how to set up a StudioLive digital mixer and connect it to a computer to make a school jazz band concert recording.

PreSonus StudioLive mixers are perfect for school or community theater productions because they are easy for students and volunteers to learn.

A mixer is the brains of a live concert or recording session. It takes the various signals from all the different singers and instrumentalists and combines them into a clear stereo mix.