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Can I chain any other devices to a StudioLive 16.0.2?

Reviewed June 2, 2021


Can the StudioLive 16.0.2 Firewire be daisy chained with any other FireStudio devices?

While the 16.0.2 cannot be daisy-chained to another 16.0.2 in order to create a single 32 channel mixer for live use (as with the 16.4.2 and 24.4.2), you can add additional inputs and outputs for recording purposes by chaining a FireStudio Mobile or FireStudio Project to the second firewire port on your mixer.

Please note:  The Inputs of the daisy-chained unit cannot be mixed through the mixer via firewire.  These inputs are for recording purposes only. To use the FireStudio inputs in a live situation, you would need to patch the analog main outputs of the FireStudio interface into a pair of inputs on the mixer (a pair of channels, etc) with the FireStudio essentially functioning as a sub-mixer. Also note, the only way to mix or adjust the FireStudio channels is through the software mixer on a connected computer.


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