Digidesign Mbox 2 Factory Bundle (No Longer Available)
USB Audio Interface/MIDI Interface with 2 Microphone Preamplifiers, DI, S/PDIF I/O, Pro Tools LE Software, and Additional Plug-ins
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From Our Research Team:
Get the New, Improved Mbox 2 PLUS More Great Plug-ins!Digidesign's Mbox 2 is the follow-up to the wildly successful Mbox, with some heavy-duty improvements! The original Mbox helped thousands of musicians get into Pro Tools LE thanks to its ease of use, integration with Pro Tools software, great sonic characteristics, and affordable price. Digidesign listened to their customers and created the new, improved Mbox 2 based on that feedback. Mbox 2 sounds better on both input and output, has an integrated MIDI interface, offers more simultaneous audio I/O, and includes more free value-added software and tools. Plus, the Mbox 2 has a cool new, more flexible industrial design. And with the Mbox 2 Factory bundle, you get even more great plug-ins to accompany the included Pro Tools LE software! There is a free downloadable upgrade available from Digidesign for Intel Macs.
Digidesign Mbox 2 Factory Bundle Audio/MIDI Interface at a Glance:
Superior sound quality from new preamps and converters
Digidesign rolled up their sleeves and went to work to make sure the Mbox 2 delivers superior sound quality that easily surpasses the sound of almost any other bus-powered USB-audio interface. Mbox 2 features newly-designed mic preamps (designed by Digidesign) and new A/D and D/A converters, offering an impressive dynamic range that translates into much more headroom and a significantly lower noise floor. The result is that Mbox 2 users can record ideas more accurately and play them back in greater fidelity than ever before.
More simultaneous audio inputs
Unlike the original Mbox, Mbox 2 enables you to use the two analog inputs in conjunction with the two channels of S/PDIF digital input on the unit to achieve four simultaneous channels of audio input. That means it's easy to connect a drum machine, keyboard, sampler, or other gear and record simultaneously.
New MIDI I/O
Even with modern computers, it pays to install fewer devices and conserve bus bandwidth. Unlike the original Mbox, Mbox 2 features a MIDI in/out port, offering improved integration with MIDI controllers, hardware synthesizers and samplers, and virtual instruments. That means you don't need an additional MIDI interface!
Exclusive 24/7 Sweetwater Support
When you buy your Pro Tools system from Sweetwater, you have a team of Pro Tools experts standing behind you. We have helped literally thousands of our customers get started with their Pro Tools|HD, Pro Tools LE, and Pro Tools M-Powered systems, and we've even created a Sweetwater-exclusive online Pro Tools Resource Center that answers many of the most common Pro Tools questions - everything from how to set up your first session, to the latest compatibility details. All of these resources - including our award-winning tech support team - are absolutely free to Sweetwater customers, and you'll have immediate access to them from the moment you open the box!
Includes Dozens of Plug-in Effects and Instruments
Powered by award-winning, easy-to-use Pro Tools LE software, the Mbox 2 system turns your PC or Mac into a full-fledged recording studio that's packed with many of the same tools the pros use. The Mbox 2 also comes with an incredible suite of virtual instruments, including the Boom drum machine and sequencer, the DB-33 tonewheel organ emulator, the Mini Grand acoustic grand piano, and the Vacuum tube synthesizer. Plus, you also get the Structure Free sampler player, the powerful Xpand!2 multitimbral synthesizer and sample workstation from Digidesign, and the amazingly realistic sounding BFD Lite acoustic drum virtual instrument.
Pro Tools 8 - the same software the pros use
Of course, the heart of the Mbox 2 system is the powerful Digidesign Pro Tools LE 8 software - the same software used in countless professional recording studios and post houses across the world. The tracks that you create in Pro Tools LE 8 can be instantly opened and used in those same pro studios - take your sessions to a Pro Tools|HD-equipped studio and have them mixed by a pro, or enjoy having your entire body of work be fully compatible and usable whenever it's time to make the move into a larger system - with Pro Tools LE 8, you become a part of the largest community of digital audio workstation users in the world.
This version of the industry standard gives you unprecedented Pro Tools LE recording, mixing, and editing power, offering an impressive 48 simultaneous mono or stereo audio tracks - expandable up to 128 tracks with full 7.1 surround sound mixing! You'll also enjoy robust MIDI sequencing and editing abilities, built-in music notation tools with the Score Editor, Elastic Time and Elastic Pitch control, easy track-comping tools, convenient automation and controller lanes, and a time-saving update-checking feature for Pro Tools and all of your plug-ins. Plus, Pro Tools LE 8 includes a comprehensive collection of professional sound-processing plug-ins and 20 new effects - on top of a host of incredible virtual instruments. There are a Mini Grand piano, the Boom drum machine, the DB-33 tonewheel organ, and Vacuum and Xpand!2 synths, and more - as well as more than 9GB of high-quality loops and a ton of plug-ins and tools to fix, enhance, and polish your mixes. In short, you'll have all the tools you need to create radio-ready tracks - right from the moment you open the box.
PLUS, five additional plug-ins!
With the Digidesign Mbox 2 Factory bundle, you get five more great plug-ins to make your mixes really sing. From the classic sound of the Moogerfooger Analog Delay to the far-out vibe (sorry, that was a '60s moment) of the Cosmonaut Voice, these additional plug-ins make the Mbox 2 Factory Bundle an even better value.
Digidesign Mbox 2 Factory Bundle Plug-Ins:
Great new hardware design
Digidesign gave the Mbox 2 a sleek, more practical and flexible design that allows the unit to lie down flat, sit with a convenient upwards tilt for easy access to the front panel controls, or simply stand vertically to fit smaller workspaces. The Mbox 2 will easily fit into your desktop, laptop, or mobile setup!
Digidesign Mbox 2 Factory Bundle Audio/MIDI Interface Features:
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Included Effects, Sound-Processing, and Utility Plug-ins:
The Digidesign Mbox 2 makes getting into Pro Tools even easier!
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This interface rocks!!! yEE
by Eric aka Mixology from Nor CalAll I gotta say is you must cop this product. It will become part of your life once you get one. It does take skill for the installation and configurations. You must be knowledgeable with computers. S... read more [+]o you can't complain about this product giving you headaches and so on. Digital isn't something that stays perfect. close [-]
December 16, 2006
Music Background: Recording engineer, live engineer and musician
A Great Deal
by X-Plode from Alabama, USAIf you are looking to get into a professional world of recording, this is your best way to do it. At a price that this item goes for you get all the tools that you need to record and premaster your se... read more [+]ssions.
October 16, 2006
Music Background: Electronic Music Producer/ Nightclub DJ
The bundle includes a training DVD which will get you up and running in no time, plus a lot of different plug ins which will help you to achieve the audio level that you want.
The only thing that leaves you wanting more is the need for more inputs:) I am a satisfied buyer. close [-]
by: Dave Shaw
Today with all the different DAW options out there it can quickly become difficult to decide... read more »
The Mbox 2 is already the gold standard for home and travel recordists, with the Factory Bundle it's a "no-brainer!
Mbox 2 Vs Mbox
by Ben Wilburne from Texaswell it looks like an improvement, but it is still USB 1.1 and no inserts on the Mbox 2, only on the old mbox, other than that nothing special, it actually sounded a little muddy playing itunes, when... read more [+] I A/B it with the Firepod there was no comparison, the Firepod sounded crisper and cleaner,wider, and much louder on the headphone outputs too, Don't get me wrong , Mbox 2 is a cool piece with midi and great software bundle, I just think the hardware part could be better like the mic pres are only ok at best but I guess your paying for the software nowadays. close [-]
October 1, 2005
Johlene, Richmond, KY
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