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Digidesign Mbox 2 Mini  

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The Pro Tools system that fits in your gig bag.

The Digidesign Mbox2 Mini is one of the world's smallest, most affordable Pro Tools LE recording, editing, and mixing systems ever. Whether you're a singer/songwriter who's new to recording or a seasoned pro on the go, Mbox 2 Mini packs professional features into a robust, ultra compact, easy-to-use audio workstation to record and mix music wherever your inspiration takes you. And with its diminutive size, Mbox 2 Mini literally puts the power of Pro Tools in the palm of your hand.

Like its siblings, Mbox 2, Mbox 2 Pro, and Mbox 2 Micro, the Digidesign Mbox 2 Mini delivers superior sound quality and includes plenty of powerful creation tools for composing, recording, and mixing music. The MBox 2 Mini comes with award-winning, easy-to-use Pro Tools LE software, which provides you with many of the same tools the pros use on major recordings and in films. And because Pro Tools is the industry standard, you can use your Mbox 2 Mini-recorded sessions in any Pro Tools-equipped studio around the world.

Mbox2 Mini is professionally and durably built to withstand all the knocks and bounces it encounters as your traveling companion, and delivers superior sound quality.

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.

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Professional sound quality (up to 24-bit/48 kHz)
Two simultaneous analog inputs and outputs
¢One XLR analog input for connecting a microphone
¢Two 1/4" line-/instrument-level (DI) analog inputs for connecting guitars, basses, keyboards, synthesizers, drum machines, and more
Zero-latency monitoring
Compact, rugged metal enclosure for maximum portability and durability
Powered by USB (USB 1.1 connection, cable included)
Front-panel volume control and monitor mute switch
Two 1?4" analog monitor outputs
Stereo headphone output
48V phantom power
Kensington Security Lock

New in Pro Tools 8 software
Award-winning Pro Toolsrecording, 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|8control surfaces
Huge selection of compatible third-party plug-ins and software options
Works on Windows and Mac computers

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 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
DC Offset Removal
Eleven Free
Extra Long Delay II
Long Delay II
Medium Delay II
Multi-Tap Delay
Ping-Pong Delay
Pitch Shift
POWr Dither
Signal Generator
Short Delay II
Slap Delay II
Time Compression Expansion
Time Shift
TL AutoPan
TL InTune
TL MasterMeter
TL Metro

Mbox 2 Mini 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 Mbox 2 Mini system (USB hubs not supported)

Mic Input
Connector: One balanced XLR jack
Mic Phantom Power: 48V
Equivalent Input Noise: -129 dBu
Frequency Response: +/- 0.1 dB
Dynamic Range: 103 dB / 106 dB A-weighted
THD + N @ 1kHz: 0.0006% (-104 db)
Input Sensitivity, Pad off: +1 dBu minimum gain, -52 dBu maximum gain
Input Sensitivity, Pad on: +21 dBu minimum gain, -32 dBu maximum gain
Input Impedance (pad off): 9.5 k ohm

Line/DI Inputs
Connector: Two unbalanced " jacks with independent gain controls
Frequency Response: +/- 0.1 dB
Dynamic Range: 103 dB / 106 dB A-weighted
THD + N @ 1kHz: 0.006% (-84 db)
Input Sensitivity, Pad off: +1 dBu minimum gain, -52 dBu maximum gain
Input Sensitivity, Pad on: +21 dBu minimum gain, -32 dBu maximum gain
Input Impedance (pad off): Inputs are DI only

Monitor Outputs
Connector: Two " unbalanced jacks
Frequency Response: +/- 0.25 dB
Dynamic Range: 105 dB / 107 dB A-weighted
Output Sensitivity: +6 dBu maximum

Headphone Outputs
Connector: One " stereo jack
Output Sensitivity: 1.6V RMS maximum gain
Frequency Response: +/- 0.25 dB
Dynamic Range: 99 dB / 101 dB A-weighted

Digital Specifications
Supported Sample Rates: 44.1, 48 kHz
Maximum Word Length: 24 bit
Host Connection: One USB 1.1 type B jack (cable included)

Size / Weight / Power
Height: 1.75 inches / 4.44 cm
Width: 5.0 inches / 12.7 cm
Depth: 6.0 inches / 15.24 cm
Weight: 1.12 lbs / 508 grams
Power Requirements: Powered off USB bus only
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