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USB Interface/Controller with 2 x XLR Inputs, Preamps, Phantom Power, hi-Z Input, and Cubase AI 5 Software
Item ID: CI2

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Your Ultra-portable In-the-box Recording Solution

The Cubase CI2 USB audio interface puts you in total command of the included Cubase AI audio production software! Much more than an incredibly portable interface, the CI2 gives you control surface functionality, too! It features two XLR inputs with quality preamps and phantom power, a direct guitar input, and even a footswitch connector, so you can record with hands-free ease! The controller section sports a very intuitive AI Knob, which provides easy control of Cubase functions. You also get input gain, mix, headphone, and master volume controls. Take control, with the amazing CI2!

Cubase CI2 USB Interface/Control Surface with Audio Production Software at a Glance:
  • Cubase control
  • Your portable Cubase interface
  • You get Cubase AI, too!
Cubase control

This astoundingly compact interface makes it easy to work with Cubase AI 5 software, thanks to its dedicated AI Knob. More than just a knob, this incredible control tool controls any Cubase, effects, or VSTi parameter using mouse-pointer selection - you'll be amazed at how quickly you can get around in Cubase and take control of so many functions! You also get individual controls for input gain on both channels, as well as mix, headphone, and master volume knobs. Handy buttons allow you to choose hi-Z/XLR, mono, and phantom power functions.

Your portable Cubase interface

Whether you work from a desktop or take your laptop with you, the CI2 is ready for action! It's got two high-quality mic preamps right onboard, complete with phantom power. A dedicated guitar input means you can plug straight in and take advantage of the Cubase AI 5's guitar amp simulator! And its USB connectivity makes the CI2 incredibly easy to get up and running. You'll love the great-sounding results you get from this interface/controller/software system! - and its low price will blow you away!

You get Cubase AI, too!

The Cubase CI2 comes bundled with Cubase AI audio production software, so you're ready to record "in the box" as soon as you open the box! Cubase AI is a lean Cubase version tailored to users looking to record their music without additional bells and whistles. Based on the same core technologies as the Steinberg Cubase advanced music production system, Cubase AI offers great tools for composition, recording, editing and mixing. Put it together with the CI2, and Cubase AI provides a full system solution for recording music in studio quality! Call your Sales Engineer today to experience the CI2 for yourself!

Cubase CI2 USB Interface/Control Surface with Audio Production Software Features:
  • All-in-one portable USB interface, compact control surface, and software system
  • Bus-powered for maximum portability and convenience
  • Easy to use with the Project Assistant - especially for beginners
  • Browse functionality assists throughout the project
  • Interactive recording functionality allows hands-free recording with optional footswitch and the optional mic stand adapter
  • Advanced Integration system: totally integrated tactile control of the Steinberg Cubase range of production systems
  • Ultra-precision AI controller knob with "point and control" support; controls any Cubase, FX or VSTi parameter
  • Instant plug and play - no additional setup or parameter assigning required
  • Two high-quality mic preamps with +48V phantom power
  • Precision components manufactured by Yamaha to exacting standards
  • Includes Cubase AI audio production software
  • Mac and PC compatible: cross-platform support for Cubase on Mac OS X, Windows XP and Windows Vista
The Cubase CI2 USB interface/controller gives you an ultra-portable total recording solution!

Tech Specs

Manufacturer Part Number CI2

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See also: USB Interfaces, Steinberg, Steinberg USB Audio Interfaces