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PreSonus AudioBox 2x2 USB Recording System

Product Code: PRAUDIOBOX
Manufacturer: PreSonus

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Our Price £88.99INC
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1 in stock and ready to ship from High Wycombe

If you are a mobile musician or podcaster on a tight budget who relies mostly on software except for a couple of mics or instruments, and your computer is equipped with USB but not FireWire, we have just the recording interface for you: the AudioBox USB.
This simple, handy little box connects to a computer via USB 1.1, so it works with virtually any PC or Mac, not just newer models. And it has just the right features for your basic recording needs-neither more nor less.
The AudioBox USB may be small and simple, but it boasts PreSonus quality inside and out. It offers excellent audio performance, thanks to two dual-purpose front-panel mic/instrument inputs with sweet-sounding Class A mic preamplifiers and professional-quality, 24-bit converters that sample at up to 48 kHz.

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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
Input/Output
1 USB 1.1 port
2 combo XLR/¼" mic/instrument inputs
2 balanced ¼" main (L/R) line outputs
1 stereo ¼" headphone output
MIDI in/out
Digitalia
24-bit resolution and 44.1 and 48 kHz sampling rate
Professional-grade A/D/A converters (+102 dBu dynamic range)
Zero-latency monitoring via internal mixer
Mac®- and Windows®-compatible, including Mac OS X 10.7 Lion and Windows 7
Supports ASIO, Core Audio, Direct Sound (Windows XP), Windows Audio Session API (Windows Vista and Windows 7)
Physical
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 bus-no wall wart!
Bundled Software
Studio One® Artist 2
PreSonus' revolutionary new digital audio workstation, with unlimited track count and 6+ GB of 3rd-party resources. With Studio One's Nimbit® extension, you can immediately start selling your music.

Computer system requirements:
Below are the minimum computer-system requirements for AudioBox USB.
Windows
Windows® XP SP3, Vista x64/x32 SP2, Windows 7 x64/x32 SP1, Windows 8 x64/x32
Intel® CoreTM Duo or AMD AthlonTM X2 processor (Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD Athlon X4 or better recommended)
2 GB RAM (4 GB or more recommended)
Mac
Mac® OS X 10.6.8 or later
Intel Core Duo processor (Intel Core 2 Duo or Intel Core i3 or better recommended)
2 GB RAM (4 GB or more recommended)
Windows and Mac Systems
USB 2.0 Port
Internet connection (only for activation)
DVD-ROM drive
Monitor with at least 1024x768 resolution
20 GB hard-disk space
Internal or external 7200 RPM storage drive highly recommended

Microphone Preamp
Type XLR Female Balanced
Frequency Response (±3.0 dB) 14 Hz to 70 kHz
Input Impedance (Balanced) 1200Ω
THD+N (unwtd, 1 kHz @ +4 dBu Output, Unity Gain) < 0.008%
S/N Ratio (Unity Gain, Ref. = +4 dBu, 20 Hz to 22 kHz) > 95 dB
Common Mode Rejection Ratio (1 kHz, 55 dB Gain) > 45 dB
Gain Control Range (± 1 dB) 0 dB to 35 dB
Max Input Level (Unity Gain, 1 kHz @ 0.5% THD+N) -3 dBu
Phantom Power (±2 VDC) +48 VDC
Instrument Input
Type ¼"
TS Female Unbalanced Input Impedance 0.5 MΩ
Line Outputs
Type ¼"
Balanced Output Impedance 51Ω
Headphone Output
Type ¼" TRS Active Stereo
Maximum Output 60 mW/Ch @ 60Ω Load
Frequency Response (±1.0 dB) 20 Hz - 30 kHz
MIDI I/O
Type Dual 5-pin Female DIN
Digital Audio
ADC Dynamic Range (A-wtd, 48 kHz Sample Rate) 105 dB
DAC Dynamic Range (A-wtd, 48 kHz Sample Rate) 105 dB
Bit Depth 24
Reference Level for 0 dBFS +4 dBu
Internal Sample Frequency Selections (kHz) 44.1, 48
Power USB Bus-powered
Physical
Dimensions 1/3U (steel chassis)
Height 5.5" (139.7 mm)
Depth 1.75" (44.45 mm)
Width 5.5" (139.7 mm)
Weight 5 lbs (2.27 kg)

 

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With years of experience supplying Businesses, Government Organisations, Charities, Schools, Colleges and Universities, we invite you to take advantage of our knowledge to help you make an informed choice, ensuring you are purchasing the best music products for your needs. With specialists in PA Systems, Pro Audio & Live Sound equipment on hand to answer calls and emails, you're in the best possible hands.

Contact us now to discuss your requirements or to request a quotation. Additional discounts may apply for educational establishments or size and value of order.

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