I bought a studiolive 16 series 3 four months ago with the same intention as you, I was falsely informed by a regional wholesale Rep that "studiolive series 3 mixers work with all DAWS". This wasn't completely false because it works as an I/o device, but not as a DAW controller. That means it doesn't yet have the midi protocols to work with any other DAW except presonus studio one. The units have been on the market for over a year I believe, and the website says "coming soon"
So no, the studiolive series 3 mixers don't work with logic as a DAW controller yet. Many of us are waiting impatiently.
Also, all of your current logic projects in 44.1 kHz sample rate won't work with the studiolive units because the units only work with 48khz. Conversion is possible, but logic samples don't seem to convert well. This feature is also labeled "coming soon" on the presonus website. (They will work, but the pitch will change)
With that said, I did the research and, if the series 3's are completed before someone else puts a similar unit on the market they will be the best performance and value available.
So I would not spend your money on a presonus s3 just yet, but I wouldn't spend it elsewhere either until either:
- presonus completes these products they began selling a year ago
- another company puts a similar unit on the market
Do lots of research, then do more, then do more
(I've had a $3000 unit for 4 months that I can't really use, I could have been getting interest on an investment in the meantime)