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AUDIOBOX96-USB

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Whether you are a musician, producer, or podcaster on a tight budget, the AudioBox USB 96 is for you! This simple, handy little recording interface has just the right features for basic recording needs, allowing you to plug in and start recording up to 24-bit, 96 kHz audio right away. Bus-powered and built to travel, the AudioBox USB 96 makes recording easy.

The AudioBox USB 96's two front-panel combo mic/instrument inputs make it ideal for singer/songwriters, podcasters, and guitar or guitar-bass collaborations. Simply connect a couple of mics and you have an easy-to-use stereo recording system. A mix control lets you control the level between the input signal and computer playback, without hearing annoying delays. You also get a pair of balanced line-level outputs, an ultra-loud, crystal-clear headphone out, plus MIDI I/O, so you can connect your favorite synth or MIDI controller. The result is a simple, affordable, mobile recording solution.

While the AudioBox USB 96 works with virtually all Mac and Windows audio-recording software, it comes with a free license for PreSonus' Studio One Artist DAW, giving you a complete recording solution. Built by creative people for creative music production, Studio One is easy to learn and enables you to compose, record, and produce your masterpiece without getting distracted by the tools. Studio One also enjoys a robust online community of enthusiastic and helpful users you can turn to for advice.

Features:
• 2 dual-purpose front-panel input channels, each with high-quality mic preamplifiers
• 2 combo mic/instrument inputs
• Individual channel-trim controls with 0 to +35 dBu mic gain range
• 48V phantom power for condenser microphones
• Mixer control (blends the input signal with the computer playback stream for zero-latency monitoring)
• Headphone jack with level control
• Main-output level control
• LED clip indicator for each channel
• 1 USB 2.0 port
• 2 combo XLR/1/4" mic/instrument inputs
• 2 balanced 1/4" main (L/R) line outputs
• 1 stereo 1/4" headphone output
• MIDI in/out
• 24-bit resolution and 44.1, 48, 88.2, and 96 kHz sampling rate
• Professional-grade A/D/A converters (+105 dBu dynamic range)
• Zero-latency monitoring via internal mixer
• Compatible with most Mac and Windows recording software
• 1/3U rack-mountable (with optional 3UMR rack-mounting system)
• Road-rugged construction with all-metal chassis and metal knobs
• Weighs just 5 lbs (2.3 kg)
• Powered via USB busno wall wart!

Specifications:
• System Requirements, Mac:
Mac OS X 10.8.5 or later
Intel Core Duo processor (Intel Core2 Duo or Intel Core i3 or better recommended)
2 GB RAM (4 GB or more recommended)

• System Requirements, Windows:
Windows 7x 64/x86 SP1 or Windows 8/8.1 x64/x86 or Windows 10 x64/x86
Intel Core 2 processor (Intel Core i3 processor or better recommended)
4 GB RAM (8 GB or more recommended)

• System Requirements, Windows and Mac Systems:
USB 2.0 Port
Internet connection (for activation)
Monitor with at least 1024x768 resolution
20 GB hard-disk space
Internal or external 7200 RPM storage drive highly recommended

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This thing will clip with your guitar volume turned down and its gain turned all the way down. It's Clippy McClipperson incarnate. If you buy this you will need to purchase more equipment just to use it. Google audio box clipping problem and you'll pass this by immediately.
Posted by Daniel on Jun 26, 2020
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