Woodinville, WA (October 4, 2017)—Mackie has unveiled its 24-bit/192kHz Onyx USB Interface series, intended for numerous wide-ranging applications including portable audio capture as well as use in home studios and by content creators, self-recordists and more.
Onyx USB Interfaces are USB-powered and currently shipping in two models, the Artist 12 and the Producer 22. The units’ key features include Mackie's Onyx mic preamps, zero-latency direct monitoring, a full license for the Tracktion T7 DAW + DAW Essentials Collection, and an offering of I/O. Other features include 48-volt phantom power, dedicated quarter-inch monitor outputs, and headphone output.
The Artist 12 ($139.99 MSRP) features one Onyx mic pre and a dedicated quarter-inch line input with Hi-Z instrument switch.
The Producer 22 ($209.99 MSRP) features dual Onyx mic pres with XLR/TRS combo inputs and Hi-Z instrument switches per channell; DAW audio and direct monitoring blended via a mix control knob; and full MIDI I/O.
The included Tracktion T7 DAW recording software plus the DAW Essentials Collection provides 16 plug-ins such as an Equalizer, a Compressor, and Reverber8, a reverberation tool.