Digidesign Mbox 2 Factory Bundle  

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Mbox + MIDI = Mbox 2.

Mbox 2 is a next-generation USB-powered audio/MIDI production system that builds on the performance and simplicity of the original Mbox”Digidesign's most popular personal studio system ever. Featuring a wide range of connection options, including analog, digital, and MIDI I/O, Mbox 2 delivers professional performance in an incredibly compact package. Mbox 2 also includes award-winning, easy-to-use Pro Tools LE software, which offers many of the same features that top studios rely on to produce Grammy-winning albums and Academy Award”winning film sound. Projects created with Mbox 2 and Pro Tools LE software also open on Pro Tools|HD and Pro Tools M-Powered systems”providing instant compatibility with countless Pro Tools”equipped project and professional studio around the globe.

The Mbox 2 Factory also includes over $1,000 worth of additional professional plug-ins, plus an iLok USB Smart Key to handle your plug-in authorizations.

¢Maxim” must-have, world-class peak limiting and sound level maximizing plug-in that optimizes the overall level of audio input while preserving the integrity of the original sound
¢moogerfooger Analog Delay” A warm delay meticulously based on Bob Moog's classic analog design
¢Joemeek SC2 Compressor”a compressor with a unique edge, modeled after hardware units used by top producers around the globe
¢Joemeek VC5 Meequalizer”An equalizer that recreates a custom Joe Meek box that featured a treble and bass circuit with a sweepable mid control
¢Cosmonaut Voice”An "out-of-this-world" plug-in that offers a telephone voice, interplanetary effects, distortion, squelch, and even an authentic tone culled from recently declassified Russian space footage, all through a funky-looking interface

Hardware
The Mbox 2 hardware interface is both powerful and easy to use, featuring a distinctive industrial design, impressive sound quality, and extensive input and output options.

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.

Features
  • Hardware
  • 100% USB powered for maximum portability
  • 2 analog inputs, 2 analog outputs
  • 2 channels of S/PDIF digital I/O
  • 1 MIDI input and 1 MIDI output (16 channels in/16 channels out)
  • Zero-latency monitoring
  • Superior sonic performance
  • 48V phantom power for condenser microphones
  • Separate source selection and gain control per channel
  • Headphone output with dedicated volume control
  • Dedicated studio monitor volume control
  • Software
  • 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 you favorite applications right into Pro Tools
  • Support for the Digidesign C|24 and Command|8 control surfaces
  • Huge selection of compatible third-party plug-ins and software options
  • Works on Windows and Mac computers
  • Mbox 2 Factory Plug-in Bundle
  • Cosmonaut Voice
  • JOEMEEK SC2 Photo Optical Compressor
  • JOEMEEK VC5 Meequalizer
  • Moogerfooger 12-Stage Phaser
  • Moogerfooger Analog Delay
  • Moogerfooger Lowpass Filter
  • Moogerfooger Ring Modulator
  • Virtual Instruments
  • Boom drum machine and sequencer
  • DB-33 tonewheel organ emulator with rotating speaker simulation
  • Mini Grand acoustic grand piano
  • Vacuum monophonic vacuum tube synthesizer
  • Xpand!2 multitimbral synth and sample workstation
  • Structure Free sample player
  • FXpansion BFD Lite acoustic drum module
  • Effects, Sound-Processing, Utility Plug-ins
  • 1-Band EQ III
  • 4-Band EQ III
  • 7-Band EQ III
  • AIR Chorus
  • AIR Distortion
  • AIR Dynamic Delay
  • AIR Enhancer
  • AIR Ensemble
  • AIR Filter Gate
  • AIR Flanger
  • AIR Frequency Shifter
  • AIR FuzzWah
  • AIR KillEQ
  • AIR Lo-Fi
  • AIR MultiChorus
  • AIR Multi-Delay
  • AIR Nonlinear Reverb
  • AIR Phaser
  • AIR Reverb
  • AIR Spring Reverb
  • AIR StereoWidth
  • AIR Talkbox
  • AIR Vintage Filter
  • BF76 Compressor
  • BF Essential Clip Remover
  • BF Essential Correlation Meter
  • BF Essential Meter Bridge
  • BF Essential Noise Meter
  • Celemony Melodyne Essential
  • Chorus
  • Click
  • Compressor/Limiter
  • D-Verb
  • DC Offset Removal
  • De-Esser
  • Delay
  • DigiReWire
  • Dither
  • Duplicate
  • Eleven Free
  • Expander/Gate
  • Extra Long Delay II
  • Flanger
  • Gain
  • Invert
  • Lo-Fi
  • Long Delay II
  • Maxim
  • Medium Delay II
  • Multi-Tap Delay
  • Normalize
  • Ping-Pong Delay
  • Pitch
  • Pitch Shift
  • POWr Dither
  • Recti-Fi
  • Reverse
  • SansAmp
  • Sci-Fi
  • Signal Generator
  • Short Delay II
  • Slap Delay II
  • Time Compression Expansion
  • Time Shift
  • TL AutoPan
  • TL InTune
  • TL MasterMeter
  • TL Metro
  • Trim
  • Vari-Fi
 

Mbox 2 Factory Bundle Specifications:

  • System Requirements
    Digidesign-qualified Windows Vista- (32-bit Business or Ultimate), Windows XP- or Mac OS X 10.5-based computer
    Minimum 1 GB of RAM
    DVD-ROM or equivalent optical drive for software installation
    Available USB port for for Mbox 2 system (USB hubs not supported)
    Available USB port for iLok USB Smart Key

    Analog Inputs”2
    Separate source selection and gain control per channel
    Mic: XLR with 48V phantom power
    Mic preamp: >120 db EIN @ > 50 dB gain
    Line: ¼"
    DI: ¼"
    Maximum Input: 8.7 V RMS (balanced), or +21 dBu

    Misc.
    24-bit clean to/from the computer
    USB type B socket (v. 1.1); cable included (does not support passive USB hubs)

    Analog Line Outputs”2
    Maximum Output: +4 dBV into 1 kohm
    Unbalanced output connectors

    Dimensions” measured with Mbox 2 in horizontal (handle-down) configuration
    Height, box: 4.9cm; with handle: 7.7cm; with handle cover: 5.6cm
    Width: 22.4cm
    Depth: 18.4cm (includes knobs)
    Weight: 1.23 kg.

    Headphone Output
    Separate volume control;
    ¼" output
    > 6 mW into 50 ohm

    A/D
    Sample Rate: 44.1, 48 kHz
    Dynamic Range: 106 dB (A-weighted), 103 dB (unweighted)1,2
    THD+N (line input): 0.00079% (-102 dB) @ 1 kHz1,3
    THD+N @ 40 dB gain (mic input): 0.006% (-84 dB) @ 1 kHz1
    Mic EIN (unweighted): -120 dB @ 40 dB gain, 150 ohm source
    Frequency Response: +0/-0.5 dB, 20 Hz ” 20 kHz3
    Maximum Input: +21 dBu
    Input Impedance (pad off): Mic=3.5 kOhm; Line=10 kOhm; DI= >1 MOhm

    Digital I/O
    S/PDIF I/O (24-bit)
    RCA jacks

    D/A
    Sample Rate: 44.1, 48 kHz
    Dynamic Range: 106 dB (A-weighted), 103 dB (unweighted)1,4
    THD+N: 0.003% (-90.4 dB); -1 dBFS @ 1 kHz1,3
    Frequency Response: +/-0.5 dB, 20 Hz ” 20 kHz3

    1 Measurement made using balanced connectors
    2 ADC measured -60 dBFS method with minimum gain setting
    3 Measured relative to level at 1 kHz
    4 Measured with digital input at -60 dBFS @ 1 kHz
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