Daly City, CA (September 7, 2006)–Digidesign is about to release the Mbox 2 Pro–a new portable, high-definition audio/MIDI production system that provides high-speed Fire Wire-powered connectivity, up to 24-bit/96 kHz audio resolution (does not support external sync at 88.2 and 96 kHz sample rates), and a wide range of analog and digital I/O. The new Mbox 2 Pro will be available through authorized Digidesign dealers on September 15, 2006.
Digi’s new Mbox 2 ProThe Mbox 2 Pro also offers several professional features, including MIDI Time Stamping support, Word Clock I/O, and dedicated studio monitor outputs. With Mbox 2 Pro, novices and professionals alike now have a portable, studio-grade Pro Tools solution available–one that they could take directly from home to a pro studio and then back again.
“Mbox 2 Pro is a versatile and portable Pro Tools interface,” declared Digidesign product manager Matt May. “It’ll accept just about any type of audio gear you throw at it–a couple of microphones, keyboards or other line-level devices, S/PDIF digital source, turntable, MIDI, even Word Clock–and let you capture all of it into a high-quality Pro Tools LE session that’s compatible with professional Pro Tools|HD systems. And with its ultra portability, Mbox 2 Pro is the perfect solution to capture high-resolution audio anywhere–from a large commercial studio to a tiny home studio, or from a field recording to a live recording.”
Mbox 2 Pro features plenty of analog and digital I/O options packed neatly into its sleekly compact frame, and supports up to six simultaneous inputs and eight outputs. It also includes the industry-standard Pro Tools LE software and over 50 effects and instrument plug-ins, including DigiRack plug-ins, Bomb Factory plug-ins, the Xpand! sample-playback/synthesis workstation, and the Pro Tools Ignition Pack to get users started on their masterpiece right away at home, in the studio, and everywhere in between.
For a mere $100 more, customers can purchase Mbox 2 Pro Factory, which includes an additional five high-quality Digidesign and Bomb Factory plug-ins (worth over $1,000), the Mbox 2 Pro system, and an iLok USB Smart Key. Mbox 2 Pro and Mbox 2 Factory will be available September 15, 2006 via authorized Digidesign dealers for $799 and $899, respectively, MSRP.
For more information, visit www.digidesign.com.