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Presonus NSB 16.8

16 x 8 Digital Stage Box med 16 XMAX Preamps og 2 AVB Porter

Presonus NSB 16.8
Varenr.: 113549
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kr 8 799 inkl. mva. kr 7 039 eks. mva.
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Optimize and Streamline Your Stage Setup
Bridge the gap between the band, FOH engineer, and audience with the PreSonus NSB16.8 AVB-networked stage box. Fitted with 16 locking combo mic/line inputs and eight locking XLR line outputs, the NSB16.8 features remote-controllable XMAX Class A preamps, gain compensation for shared inputs, and easy setup and control from a StudioLive Series III console and the free PreSonus UC Surface software. A 2-port AVB switch facilitates chaining multiple units and provides integration with PreSonus EarMix personal mixers.

Remote-controllable preamps make setup fast, easy, and painless
Thanks to the PreSonus NSB16.8's remote-controllable XMAX preamps, those back-and-forth cross-venue dashes are a thing of the past. The pres will show up in your StudioLive Series III console, giving you the control you need over your preamps, right from front-of-house. And by the way, these preamps are the exact same Class A XMAX preamps found in your StudioLive board, so you know you're getting quality sound with low noise and tons of headroom.

Total integration with the PreSonus EarMix personal monitoring system
When you add a PreSonus NSB16.8 to your PA setup, you're not just getting a great set of remote-controllable preamps and ditching tons of bulky cable, you're ready to add an advanced personal monitoring system directly inline with the rig you already have. That's because your NSB16.8 comes equipped with AVB connectivity, which provides your EarMix monitor controllers with a digital split straight from the stage box!

Features:

  • Rugged stage box enclosure
  • 16 locking, remote controllable combo mic/line inputs
  • 16 remote-controllable XMAX preamps
  • Gain compensation for shared inputs
  • 8 locking XLR line outputs
  • 2 AVB ports with locking XLR Ethernet jacks
  • 32 x 8 AVB (16 direct input channels + 16 gain-compensated input channels)
  • Mute All button
  • Locking IEC power jack
  • 48V indicators
  • Easy setup and control from StudioLive Series III consoles and free PreSonus UC Surface software
  • Optional rack ears (available separately)

A perfect partner for StudioLive Series III consoles.
Designed to work seamlessly with PreSonus® StudioLive® Series III console/recorders the PreSonus NSB 16.8 is an 16-in, 8-out stage box that sets up quickly and easily to route signals from stage to mixer over an AVB network. With AVB networking, all signals flow through one lightweight CAT5e or CAT6 Ethernet cable, eliminating the need for a heavy, expensive copper snake—and the signal degradation that goes with long analog cable runs. You can even remote control the NSB 16.8’s inputs, preamps, and phantom power from your networked Series III console or from free PreSonus UC Surface touch-control software.

Making connections—lots of them.
A stage box is all about analog connectivity, and the NSB 16.8 gives you all the I/O you need and then some. You get 16 locking combo mic/line inputs equipped with our famous remote-controlled, Class A solid-state XMAX preamps, including gain compensation for shared input scenarios. All line inputs can be controlled from a StudioLive Series III console and from free PreSonus UC Surface software. All eight outputs employ locking XLR jacks. If that’s not enough, a built-in 2-port AVB switch lets you daisy-chain multiple units, giving you enough connections for even the largest shows and installations.

What makes the XMAX preamp sound so good?.
A microphone preamplifier is arguably the most important stage of any device that accepts a microphone. A good preamp boosts the level to almost 400 times that of the original signal. A cheap, off-the-shelf, op-amp-type mic preamp delivers thin, noisy, harsh results. But with XMAX preamps, the sonic quality is limited only by the microphone you plug into it.

XMAX preamplifiers are built with three key elements:

  • Class A. Class A circuits have no crossover distortion and deliver purer, clearer, and more musical results than the Class AB designs that are found in many preamps.
  • High Voltage. The XMAX preamplifier runs on power rails of 30V. Most off-the-shelf, op-amp-based designs run on power rails of 10V to 18V. Higher-voltage power rails deliver more headroom, deeper lows, smoother highs, and a richer overall sound.
  • Discrete components—not op-amps. We only use genuine transistors, resistors, and capacitors. Op-amps add noise, coloration, and harshness to a signal. Our discrete design delivers ultra-low noise and transparency.

The net result of the XMAX preamp design is high headroom, low noise, wide dynamic range, extended frequency response, and—most important—musicality and transparency.

The XMAX preamps in NSB-series stage boxes (and in StudioLive Series III consoles and rack mixers) offer another advantage: They are recallable. In 1995, PreSonus patented digital control over analog circuits with our first studio product. Building on this legacy, we created a separate digital volume-control circuit ahead of our analog XMAX preamp design, providing the convenience of digital recall without sacrificing fidelity. As a result, NSB-series XMAX preamps can be remote-controlled with UC Surface software or directly from a StudioLive Series III console.

What is an AVB network?
Audio networking is much more than just a way to connect a digital snake. With an AVB network, you can connect digital audio devices over long distances using CAT5e or CAT6 Ethernet cable and route your audio anywhere on the network with extremely low latency. AVB offers several unique benefits that make it a better choice for audio than other networking protocols. For example, AVB provides a high-precision clock that significantly reduces harmonic distortion and phasing, ensuring your audio stays clear and clean. AVB ensures you always have enough bandwidth to carry your low latency audio—even when your intern starts streaming a movie. These important benefits are an inherent part of AVB; you don’t need to do anything special to your devices or AVB switch. And you can only get them with AVB.

AVB (Audio Video Bridging, also known as Time Sensitive Networking, or TSN) is a collection of IEEE 802.1 networking standards that define a single digital network for transmitting audio, video, and other forms of data via “smart” switches that can process AVB traffic without compromising network integrity.

AVB networks employ an AVB switch (such as the PreSonus SW5E) that is an active part of the network, throttling non-AVB traffic to ensure you always have enough bandwidth to carry your audio with extremely low latency. This means you get guaranteed low-latency audio performance regardless of other network traffic.

Finally, AVB uses easily available conventional network CAT5e or CAT6 Ethernet cable and jacks—not proprietary systems.

Tough enough for the most demanding tours.
Even if you baby your equipment, your stage boxes are likely to take a beating, especially on extended tours. But no matter how demanding the conditions, stage box failure is not an option. So we built the NSB 16.8 into a rugged steel chassis designed to survive the rigors of the road, and we equipped it with sturdy handles. Its classic stage box form factor allows the NSB 16.8 to sit well on the stage, or it can be rack mounted with an optional rack-ear kit. The NSB 16.8 also is compatible with stage pockets from Ace Backstage.

Everything you need... and then some.
“StudioLive” doesn’t just mean “digital mixers.” StudioLive Series III is all about top-to-bottom, wall-to-wall mix solutions with a lineup now featuring digital consoles, rack mixers, personal monitoring units and stage boxes. And because Series III has AVB at its core, you get to expand your audio network over time to fit your needs.

With Series III, you can track in your home studio on Friday and then mix front of house at a dive bar on Saturday night. You’ll still have what you need to run monitors on Sunday morning.

With Series III, you can track in your home studio on Friday and then mix front of house at a dive bar on Saturday night. You’ll still have what you need to run monitors on Sunday morning.

Stay in the Pocket
The ACE Backstage #175SLBK Stage Pocket is designed to be permanently installed in the stage floor and is configured to receive PreSonus Networked Stage Boxes (NSB 8.8, NSB 16.8) for portable onstage use and passive storage.

One PreSonus NSB slides easily in and out of the ACE Stage Pocket Nesting Frame. The NSB is secure while resting inside the Stage Pocket, allowing I/O cables to egress neatly through Hinged Cable Exits in the Lid, and onto the stage floor. Additional room for a single space rack panel inside the Stage Pocket makes it possible to add additional connectivity at the stage floor.

Features:

Analog Input/Output

  • Locking, remote controllable combo mic/line inputs
  • 16 remote-controllable XMAX preamps
    • Gain compensation for shared inputs
  • 8 locking XLR line outputs


Meters, Controls, and Processing

  • Mute All button
  • +48V indicators
  • Easy setup and control from StudioLive® Series III consoles and UC Surface


Digital

  • 32x8 AVB (16 direct input channels + 16 gain-compensated input channels)
  • 2 AVB ports with locking XLR Ethernet jacks


Actively Integrated Software

  • Easy setup and control from PreSonus® UC Surface touch control software for Mac®, Windows®, iPad®, and Android™, available free from Apple App Store and Google Play


Power

  • Locking IEC power jack


Physical

  • Rugged stage box enclosure
  • Optional rack ears
  • Compatible with stage pockets from Ace Backstage

Technical Specifications

Mi​crophone Preamplifier

 
Input Type XLR Female, balanced
Frequency Response to Main Output (at unity gain) 20-20 kHz, ±0.5 dBu
Input Impedance 1 kΩ
THD to Main Output <0.005%, +4 dBu, 20-20 kHz, unity gain, unwtd
S/N Ratio to Main Output (Ref = +4 dB, 20 kHz BW, unity gain, A-wtd) 94 dB
Common Mode Rejection Ratio (1 kHz at unity gain) 65 dB
Gain Control Range (±1 dB) 0 dB to +60 dB
Maximum Input Level (unity gain) +12 dBu
Phantom Power (±2 VDC) 48 VDC, switchable per channel

Line Inputs

 
Type ¼” TRS Female, balanced
Frequency Response to Main Output (at unity gain) 20-20 kHz, ±0.5 dBu
Input Impedance 10 kΩ
THD to Main Output <0.005%, +4 dBu, 20-20 kHz, unity gain, unwtd
S/N Ratio to Main Output (Ref = +4 dB, 20 kHz BW, unity gain, A-wtd) 94 dB
Maximum Input Level +18 dBu

XLR Outputs

 
Type XLR Male, balanced
Maximum Output Level +24 dBu, ±0.5 dBu
Output Impedance 100Ω

Digital Audio

 
ADC Dynamic Range 115 dB (A-wtd, 48 kHz)
DAC Dynamic Range 115 dB (A-wtd, 48 kHz)
AVB Audio Network Ports Locking XLR Ethernet
Sampling Rate 48 kHz

Power

 
Connector Locking IEC
Input-Voltage Range 90 to 230 VAC (±10%)

Physical

 
Height 5.2” (132 mm)
Width 16.7” (424 mm)
Depth 4.5” (114 mm)
Weight 5.4 lbs. (2.4 kg)