The Mbox 2 Pro is a portable, high-definition audio/MIDI production system that delivers truly professional sound quality. Packing an impressive variety of connection options into a compact interface, Mbox 2 Pro puts powerful multitrack recording and mixing capabilities into your hands, so you can create wherever inspiration strikes. Mbox 2 Pro also includes award-winning, industry-standard Pro Tools LE software and a huge collection of pro effects and instrument plug-ins to get you started creating right away.
HARDWARE: The Mbox 2 Pro is the ultimate high-definition portable Pro Tools LE system, packing a wide-range of analog and digital I/O connections into a mobile audio workstation. Take it wherever inspiration strikes.
Hardware Features Professional sound quality Powered by FireWire* or included power supply Supports up to 24-bit/96 kHz resolution** 6 simultaneous inputs, 8 simultaneous outputs 4 analog inputs (2 XLR/1/4" TRS combo jacks & 2 1/4" TRS jacks) 6 analog outputs (1/4" jacks) 2 instrument DI inputs on the front panel 2 channels of S/PDIF digital I/O (RCA) Built-in phono preamp input (RCA) for direct turntable connection 1 MIDI input and output (16 channels in/16 channels out) MIDI Time Stamping (MTS) support for superior timing and accuracy BNC Word Clock I/O Low-latency monitoring Dedicated studio monitor outputs with volume control 2 stereo headphone outputs with independent volume controls 48V phantom power for condenser microphones
*Requires 6-pin connection for power via FireWire. **Mbox 2 Pro does not support external sync at 88.2 and 96 kHz sample rates.
SOFTWARE: Pro Tools software is used in countless professional studios around the world, and includes all the tools you need to easily compose, record, edit, mix, and master your projects with pro results - every time. Pro Tools 8 is the most advanced audio creation and production software, featuring a gorgeous new interface, dozens of new virtual instruments and plug-ins, exciting new scoring and MIDI features, amazing new workflows, better ease of use, deeper controller integration, and much, much more. You'll never work with sound the same way again.
Software Features Award-winning Pro Tools recording, editing, and mixing 48 simultaneous stereo audio tracks (expandable with Toolkit options) Includes dozens of pro effects processing plug-ins and virtual instruments Professional MIDI sequencing with dedicated MIDI Editor window Integrated Score Editor based on award-winning Sibelius notation software Full Elastic Time and Elastic Pitch to easily adjust timing and pitch on your tracks Unique Beat Detective LE automatic groove analysis and correction tool ReWire support for streaming your favorite applications right into Pro Tools Support for the Digidesign Command/8 control surface Huge selection of compatible third-party plug-ins and software options Works on Windows and Mac computers
BUNDLED PLUG-INS: In addition to M-Audio Torq LE DJ software and an incredible 8 GB collection of pro-quality loops from industry sound heavyweights Big Fish Audio, Pro Tools software includes a comprehensive bundle of amazing virtual instruments, effects, and utility plug-ins.