A compact, full-featured mobile recording and production studio.
The Steinberg CI2 is a USB-powered audio interface and controller with Advanced Integration features. The CI2, and the included Cubase AI 5 software, present a complete recording system providing an entry-level plug-and-play audio recording and production solution for recording vocals and instrument with a computer in next to no time.
Reflecting a profound system integration are advanced functions including Interactive Recording for hands-free-recording, the Project Assistant for easy project operating and the browse functionality to name a few. The CI2 and Cubase AI 5 offers the user great easy-to-use features at a very good price to value ratio.
The Steinberg CI2 USB audio interface combines the high-quality audio hardware, built and designed together with Yamaha, with a dedicated version of Cubase 5. It is an interface and controller in one, providing two separate mic preamps with +48V and a single Hi-Z as well as a controller part featuring the AI knob. With 24-bit resolution and a sampling rate of 48kHz, the CI2 offers a professional digital audio recording standard that lets the user record music in studio quality.
The CI2 is fully USB-powered making it possible to record music whenever and wherever without having to find a mains outlet. The user can simply plug the CI2 into a notebook, connect a microphone or guitar to the Steinberg CI2 and start jamming on the spot.
- Instant plug-and-play
- AI ready LED
- Project assistant
- Browse function
- Interactive recording
- AI knob
- USB powered
- Tools for CI2 CD-ROM
- Cubase AI 5 DVD-ROM
- Operation Manual
Get a studio quality system that is good to go anywhere!
CI2 Advanced-Integration USB Studio Specifications:
Sample Rate: 48kHz (max.)
Gain: +60dB (-60dB ” .16dB)
Hi-Z switch Input Impedance: 500 ohms
Frequency response: 20Hz- 20kHx (-3dB @ 1kHz)
Total Harmonic Distortion: 0.05% @ 1 kHz, output level: +4 dBu)
Dynamic range: 96dB (A-weighted)
Power Consumption (USB Powered): 5 V 500 mA 2.5 W
Power Requirements: USB-powered
Physical dimensions (HxWxD): 1.78" x 7.48" x 5.29", (45.4 x 190 x 134.5mm)
Net Weight: 1.58lb. (720g)
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Comments about Steinberg CI2 Advanced-Integration USB Studio:
I plugged this baby in the first time after installing the software and was amazed at how ez this was to use. There are templates of different music styles ready to go and the sound quality killed my last Tascam box! I have an iMac and this whole setup was as ez as using Mac applications ;-) The real cool thing is the knob and recording button that totally controls Cubase right away withpout having to do any setup. For this price, it's stooooopid good!