Digidesign announces Mbox 2 Pro

Building on the strengths of the Mbox 2, Digidesign is pleased to announce the Mbox 2 Pro. A new portable, high definition audio/MIDI production system that provides high speed FireWire powered connectivity, up to 24-bit/96 kHz audio resolution, and a wide range of analog and digital I/O.

It also offers several professional features, including MIDI Time Stamping support, Word Clock I/O, and dedicated studio monitor outputs. With Mbox 2 Pro, novices and professionals alike now have a portable, studio-grade Pro Tools® solution available—one that they could take directly from home to a pro studio and then back again.

Designed by the same engineering team responsible for Digidesign’s professional Pro Tools|HD® systems, which are used in top studios around the world, Mbox 2 Pro features plenty of analog and digital I/O options packed neatly into its sleekly compact frame, and supports up to six simultaneous inputs and eight outputs. It also includes award-winning, industry-standard Pro Tools LE™ software and over 50 effects and instrument plug-ins, including DigiRack™ plug-ins, Bomb Factory® plug-ins, the Xpand!™ sample-playback/synthesis workstation, and the Pro Tools Ignition Pack™ to get users started on their masterpiece right away at home, in the studio, and everywhere in between.

* Award-winning Pro Tools LE recording, editing, and mixing software
* Comprehensive Pro Tools Ignition Pack software and audio tool collection
* Professional sound quality
* Powered by FireWire* or included power supply
* Supports up to 24-bit/96 kHz resolution**
* 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

Mbox 2 Pro list price: $799 US | Mbox 2 Pro Factory list price: $899 US.


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