PreSonus was a pioneer in high-channel-count audio interfaces and has spent the last 20 years listening to our customers and creating the best audio interfaces for recording large sessions. The Studio 1824c provides amazing sound-quality with eight of PreSonus’ lauded XMAX analog mic preamps onboard and pristine 24-bit 192 kHz conversion. Add two low-noise instrument preamps, balanced line level inputs, and an ADAT input to add 8 more channels whenever you need them and you have an audio interface ready to record just about any session. A complete, all-in-one recording package, Studio One® Artist music production software is included with the Studio 1824c, offering unlimited tracking with tight control-room integration.
The Studio 1824c operates at up to 192 kHz for ultra-high-definition recording and mixing. High-quality converters on every input and output and eight of PreSonus’ professional-grade XMAX mic preamps enable you to capture complex musical harmonics smoothly and naturally, with no audible distortion. XMAX mic preamps are known the world over for their ability to deliver incredibly high headroom, deep lows, smooth highs, and a rich overall sound so you’ll hear every breath, transient, and detail in your recordings.
Seamlessly integrated with the included PreSonus UC Surface control software for macOS®, Windows®, iPad®, and Android™ tablet and Studio One Artist music production software, the Studio 1824c audio interface works with virtually all macOS and Windows recording software. Easy to learn, Studio One enables you to compose, record, and produce without getting distracted by the tools. Need a new loop or sample for your latest production? Studio One lets you shop, audition, and purchase new content right from your production environment!
Up to 18 inputs/20 outputs simultaneously (8x8 at 192 kHz)
2 mic/instrument/line inputs with XMAX Class A mic preamps
6 mic/line inputs with XMAX Class A mic preamps
8 channels of ADAT Optical I/O (4 channels at 96 kHz)
2 balanced ¼” TRS main outputs DC coupled for sending control voltages
8 balanced ¼” TRS line outputs for monitor mixing DC coupled for sending control voltages
2 stereo headphone outputs with individual level controls
MIDI In/Out Stereo S/PDIF digital I/O 1
USB-C™ compatible 2.0 port USB-C™ to USB-C™ and USB-C™ to USB-A cables included for compatibility with most computers
BNC word clock output
Integrated Software Studio One® Artist for Mac® and Windows®
UC Surface control software for Mac, Windows, iPad®, and Android™
Studio Magic Plug-in Suite Meters, Controls, and Features 18x8 onboard DSP monitor mixer
Front-panel level controls for main outputs Mono and Mute buttons for the main outputs
True +48V phantom power for condenser microphones (global)
10 ladder-style 8-LED level meters (8 input, 2 main output)
Digital USB-C™ compatible port (USB 2.0) 24-bit resolution 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, and 192 kHz sampling rates
Physical 1U rack-mountable
Road-rugged construction with all-metal chassis and metal knobs