Digidesign Mbox 2 Pro Factory Bundle  

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The Mbox 2 Pro is a portable, high-definition audio/MIDI production system that delivers truly professional sound quality. Packing an impressive variety of connection options into a compact interface, Mbox 2 Pro puts powerful multitrack recording and mixing capabilities into your hands, so you can create wherever inspiration strikes. Mbox 2 Pro also includes award-winning, industry-standard Pro Tools LE software and a huge collection of pro effects and instrument plug-ins to get you started creating right away.

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

The Mbox 2 Pro is the ultimate high-definition portable Pro Tools LE system, packing a wide-range of analog and digital I/O connections into a mobile audio workstation. Take it wherever inspiration strikes.

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.

Product Availability: Pro Tools 8.0.4
Free downloadable update offers Windows support (LE and M-Powered); improvements for all Pro Tools systems. Avid is pleased to announce the availability of Pro Tools 8.0.4, a free upgrade for all registered Pro Tools users. This latest update offers many performance enhancements and fixes, plus adds Windows 7 support for Pro Tools LE and Pro Tools M-Powered systems.

Bundled Plug-ins
In addition to M-Audio Torq LE DJ software and an incredible 8 GB collection of pro-quality loops from industry sound heavyweights Big Fish Audio, Pro Tools software includes a comprehensive bundle of amazing virtual instruments, effects, and utility plug-ins.

  • Hardware
  • Professional sound quality
  • Powered by FireWire* or included power supply
  • Supports up to 24-bit/96kHz resolution**
  • 6 simultaneous inputs, 8 simultaneous outputs
  • 4 analog inputs (2 XLR/1/4" TRS combo jacks & 2" 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
  • *Requires 6-pin connection for power via FireWire.
  • **Mbox 2 Pro does not support external sync at 88.2 and 96kHz sample rates.
  • New in Pro Tools 8 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
  • IMPORTANT: The Factory bundle listed here is the most current bundle; your bundle may include a different assortment of plug-ins depending on when your Pro Tools LE Factory bundle system was purchased.
  • 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

Mbox 2 Pro 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 1GB of RAM
    DVD-ROM or equivalent optical drive for software installation
    Available FireWire port for Mbox 2 Pro system
    Available USB port for iLok USB Smart Key

    Mic/Line Inputs 1 & 2
    Connector: 2 balanced XLR / 1/4" combo jacks with independent gain controls
    Mic Phantom Power: 48V
    Equivalent Input Noise: -129 dBu
    Frequency Response: ±0.1 dB
    Dynamic Range: 105dB/107dB A-weighted
    THD + N (Mic/Line): 0.001% (-100dB)
    THD + N (Mic w/40dB gain): 0.005% (-86dB)
    Input Sensitivity, Pad off: 1dBu minimum gain, -39dBu maximum gain
    Input Sensitivity, Pad on: 21dBu minimum gain, -19dBu maximum gain
    Input Impedance: 3.5kOhm mic, 10kOhm line

    Line Inputs (1-6)
    Connector: Channels 1-4: 4 impedance balanced 1/4" jacks. Channel 5-6: One unbalanced stereo 1/4" jack
    Frequency Response: ±0.25 dB
    Dynamic Range: 104dB/109dB A-weighted
    THD + N: 0.0015% (-96 dB)
    Output Sensitivity: 4dBV

    DI Inputs
    Connector: 2 unbalanced 1/4" jacks (on front) with independent gain controls
    Frequency Response: ±0.1dB
    Dynamic Range: 105dB/107dB A-weighted
    THD + N: 0.008% (-82 dB)
    Input Sensitivity, Pad off: 1dBu minimum gain, -39dBu maximum gain
    Input Sensitivity, Pad on: 21dBu minimum gain, -19dBu maximum gain
    Input Impedance: 5MOhm

    Monitor Outputs
    Connector: 2 - 1/4" impedance balanced jacks
    Frequency Response: ±0.25dB
    Dynamic Range: 106dB/110 dB A-weighted
    Output Sensitivity: 6dBV at max gain 100kOhm load

    Aux Line Inputs 3/4
    Connector: 2 balanced 1/4" jacks
    Frequency Response: ±0.1dB
    Dynamic Range: 104dB/106dB A-weighted
    THD + N: 0.001% (-100 dB)
    Input Sensitivity: 10dBu minimum gain, -10dBu maximum gain
    Input Impedance: 16kOhm

    Headphone Outputs
    Connector: 2 - 1/4" stereo jacks: one is channel 1&2, one is channel 1&2 or 3&4 (switchable). Independent volume controls.
    Output Sensitivity: 2 Vms @ 600 Ohm load, maximum gain
    Frequency Response: ±0.25 dB
    Dynamic Range: 104dB/109dB A-weighted

    Phono Inputs 3/4 *
    Connector: RCA pair
    Frequency Response: ±1dB
    Dynamic Range: 97dB/104dB A-weighted
    THD + N: 0.01 % (-80dB)
    Input Sensitivity: -20dBV minimum gain, -40dBV maximum gain @ 1kHz
    Input Impedance: 47kOhm resistive, 150pF capacitive

    Digital Specifications
    Supported Sample Rates**: 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96kHz
    Maximum Word Length: 24-bit
    S/PDIF: RCA jacks
    Word Clock: BNC jacks
    Host Connection: 2 IEEE-1394a (FireWire) jacks.
    MIDI: 2 - 5-pin MIDI DIN connectors

    Height: Including lip: 2.26 inches/5.74 cm.
    Width: 10.28 inches/26.11 cm.
    Depth: Including lip, excluding rear connectors: 9.15 inches/23.24 cm.
    Weight: 3.3 lb./1.5 kg.
    Power Requirements: Powered off 6-pin IEEE-1394a (FireWire) jack or 9 to 24 Volts DC jack (A/C power adaptor included)
    Maximum Power Consumption: 6 Watts

    All noise and dynamic range measurements with 20Hz to 20kHz bandwidth at 48kHz sample rates, unless otherwise noted.

    ADC measured -60dBFS at 1kHz with minimum gain setting; DAC with digital playback at -60dBFS at 1kHz.

    Frequency response measurements relative to level at 1kHz.

    * RIAA equalization and sensitivity measured at 1kHz.

    ** External clock supports up to 48kHz sample rates
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