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Digidesign Announces Mbox 2 Pro

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.
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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.