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Availability: Expected: 12-15-2010.
List Price: $722.86
Discount: 52%
Our Price: $349.99
At on December 02, 2010.

Includes USB interface, monitors, mic, stand, and cables.

This bundle includes the PreSonus AudioBox USB Recording System, an MXL MXL 990 mic, Fostex PMO.4 studio monitors, Musician's Gear MS-220 Tripod mic stand, two 5ft. LiveWire 1/4" RCA Dual Patch cables, and a 20 ft. Musician's Gear Lo-Z mic cable to get you started on the path to home recording.

PreSonus AudioBox USB
Capture your ideas wherever you are with the PreSonus AudioBox USB 2x2 USB recording system. The AudioBox USB is a USB bus-powered audio recording interface featuring 2 microphone/instrument inputs with 48V phantom power, 2 balanced TRS outputs, MIDI in/out, as well as Studio One Artist music creation and production software which has the same platform and intuitive interface as Studio One Pro but with an unlimited track count.

PreSonus Audio has won numerous awards for designing the quality microphone preamplifiers for all price levels. The AudioBox USB is loaded with preamps that deliver high headroom, low noise, and high gain to give you pure, full, and rich sound. Most USB recording devices operate at 16-bit sample rate and use converters with dynamic range of less than 90dB which gives you a pinched and relatively small sound. The AudioBox USB, however, uses professional-grade analog to digital converters with dynamic range of 102dB and 24-bit sample rate so that the digital conversion is big, quiet, and musical.

The AudioBox USB is USB bus-powered allowing you to take it anywhere inspiration hits. No wall warts, line lumps, or power cables. Just plug in to a powered USB port and you are ready to record. It's also housed in an all-metal chassis with metal knobs ready to withstand the rigors of travel. Toss it in your laptop bag and mobilize your music creation and production. Whether you want to record your shows, mix on the plane, or write songs in your hotel room, the AudioBox is ready.

MXL 990
The MXL 990 Condenser Microphone with Shockmount has a silky, sweet high end while retaining tight, solid low and midrange reproduction. The 3/4" gold-sputtered diaphragm creates a professional sound suited for digital and analog recording. Attractive vintage body style with champagne finish. 30Hz-20kHz frequency response. 130dB maximum SPL. Includes custom shockmount, mic stand adapter, and case. It requires phantom power.

Fostex PMO.4 Studio monitors
Fostex employs the latest cone material technology to obtain extremely pure music reproduction with the PM 0.4 powered monitors. Biamplification provides 18W to the 4" LF drivers and 18W to the extremely responsive 5/8" soft-dome tweeters. The 4" cones are made of Kevlar fibers for high rigidity and optimum damping, as well as incredible durability. Newly designed dampers around the tweeters eliminate interference for clearer high-frequency response. The compact cabinets are specially designed to eliminate unwanted resonance and incorporate a long bass port for deep and accurate low-frequency response.

2 LiveWire 1/4" RCA Dual Patch cables
Mono 1/4" male to RCA male dual cable with metal headshells. For serious-minded musicians, these cables have the strength and durability to withstand more than everyday use. Their sturdy construction enhances signal and performance. Flexible design eliminates kinks and twists for a tangle-free performance whether you're in the studio or on the stage. Their superior wiring allows your signal to be quiet, eliminating frustrating hums, buzzing, and crackles.

PreSonus Audiobox USB Recording Package Features:

  • PreSonus AudioBox USB recording system
  • 24-bit/44.1, 48k USB audio recording interface
  • 2 Class A XMAX microphone/instrument preamplifiers
  • 48V phantom power
  • 2 balanced TRS outputs
  • MIDI input/output
  • Powered via USB

    Studio One Artist>
  • Elegant, single-window work environment
  • Powerful drag-and-drop functionality
  • Unlimited audio tracks, MIDI tracks, virtual instruments, buses, and FX channels
  • Content browser with convenient sort options and preview player
  • Automatic delay compensation
  • Advanced automation
  • 32-bit audio processing
  • Easy-to-use sidechain routing
  • Stunning virtual instruments
  • User-friendly sampler
  • Most intuitive MIDI-mapping system available
  • Realtime audio timestretching and resampling
  • K-System metering
  • Compatible with any ASIO-, Windows Audio-, or Core Audio-compliant audio interface
  • Works with key commands from Pro Tools, Cubase, and Logic.
  • Native Effects 32-bit effects library with 20 dynamics processors, reverbs, modulations effects, amp simulators, etc.
  • Ampire - Amplifier-Modeling
  • Auto Filter - Envelope Filter
  • Beat Delay - Tempo-Synchronized Delay
  • Binaural Pan - Stereo Panning Effect
  • Channel Strip - Dynamics Processing and Equalizer
  • Chorus - Mono/Stereo Chorus
  • Compressor - Mono/Stereo Variable Compressor
  • Flanger - Stereo/Mono Flanger
  • Limiter - Mono/Stereo Limiter
  • Mixtool - Phase and MS Utility
  • MixVerb - Mono/Stereo Reverb
  • Phase Meter phase-correlation analysis
  • Phaser mono/stereo phaser
  • Pro EQ 7-band parametric EQ
  • Red Light Distortion distortion processor
  • Room Reverb stereo/mono room reverb
  • Spectrum Meter frequency analyzer
  • Tricomp 3-band compressor
  • Tuner instrument tuner
  • X-Trem mono/stereo tremolo
  • Four virtual instruments
  • Impact Sample Trigger Drum Instrument with 32 drum kits by Ueberschall
  • Presence Sample Player Virtual Instrument with 200 sampled instruments by Digital Sound Factory
  • SampleOne Sampler Virtual Instrument
  • Mojito Analog-Modeling Subtractive Synthesizer
  • Native Instruments Kore Player with 150 instruments
  • Native Instruments Guitar Rig LE
  • Toontrack EZdrummer Lite
  • Nearly 1,400 drum loops (1.4 GB) by Bandmate Loops

    MXL 990 mic
  • 3/4" gold-sputtered diaphragm
  • Attractive vintage body style with champagne finish
  • 30Hz-20kHz frequency response
  • 130dB maximum SPL
  • Sensitivity: 15MV/pa
  • Equivalent noise: 20dB (A-weighted)

    Fostex PMO.4 Studio monitors
  • 4" Kevlar-cone low frequency drivers
  • 5/8" soft dome tweeters
  • 18W to lows, 18W to highs

    Musician's Gear MS-220 Tripod mic stand
  • Thread adapter
  • Tubular legs
  • Adjustable height from floor to top thread is 35" to 61-7/8"
  • 30-1/4" boom is not adjustable

    Musician's Gear Lo-Z Mic cable
  • Flexible
  • Neutrik male XLR to female XLR connectors
  • 20 ft.

Enter the world of self-recording with this specially-priced package. Order today!

PreSonus Audiobox USB Recording Package Specifications:

  • PreSonus AudioBox USB Recording System
  • System Requirements
  • Windows
  • OS: Microsoft Windows XP or Vista
  • Peripherals: Powered USB 1.1 or 2.0 port
  • CPU/Clock: Pentium or Athlon at 900Mhz or higher recommended
  • Memory (RAM): 512MB or higher recommended

  • OS: OS-X version 10.3.7 or later
  • Peripherals: Powered USB 1.1 or 2.0 port
  • CPU/Clock: PowerPC G4/800Mhz or higher recommended
  • Memory (RAM): 512MB or higher recommended

    Note: The speed of your processor, amount of RAM and size and speed of your hard drive will greatly affect the overall performance of your recording system. Also, a more powerful system (faster processor with more RAM) will allow for lower latency (signal delay) that you might experience while monitoring audio or MIDI signals.

    System Requirements for Studio One Artist
  • Mac: Mac OS X 10.4.11 or Mac OS X 10.5.2 or higher, PowerPC G4 1.25 GHz or Intel Core Solo 1.5 GHz processor, 1GB RAM
  • Recommended: PowerPC G5 or better or Intel Core Duo or Intel Xeon processor or better, 2GB or more RAM
  • Win: Windows XP or Vista, Intel Pentium 4 1.6GHz processor or AMD Athlon 64 (Turion), 1GB RAM
  • Recommended: Intel Pentium 4 2.8GHz EM64T or better or AMD Athlon 64 3000+ or better, 2GB or more RAM
  • Windows and Macintosh Systems: Internet connection, DVD-ROM drive, a monitor resolution no lower than 1024x768 pixels

    Microphone Preamp
  • Type: XLR female balanced
  • Frequency response (±3.0 dB): 14Hz to 70kHz
  • Input impedance (balanced): 1200 ohms
  • THD+N (unwtd, 1kHz at +4 dBu output, unity gain): < 0.008%
  • EIN (A-weighted, 55dB Gain, 150 ohms Input, 20Hz to 22kHz): -115 dBu
  • S/N ratio (Unity Gain, Ref. = +4 dBu, 20Hz to 22kHz): > 95 dB
  • Common mode rejection ratio (1kHz, 55dB gain): > 45 dB
  • Gain control range (± 1dB): 0dB to 35dB
  • Max input level (unity gain, 1 kHz at 0.5% THD+N): -3 dBu
  • Phantom power (±2 VDC): +48 VDC

    Instrument Input
  • Type: 1/4"
  • TRS female unbalanced input impedance: 0.5 megohm

    Line Outputs
  • Type: 1/4" TRS
  • Balanced output impedance: 51 megohms

    Headphone Output
  • Type: 1/4" TRS active stereo
  • Maximum output: 60 mW/Ch at 60 ohm load
  • Frequency Response (±1.0 dB): 20Hz — 30kHz

    MIDI I/O
  • Type: Dual 5-pin female DIN

    Digital Audio
  • ADC dynamic range (Awtd, 48kHz sample rate): 102dB
  • DAC dynamic range (Awtd, 48kHz sample rate): 110dB
  • Bit depth: 24
  • Reference level for 0dBFS: +4 dBu
  • Internal sample frequency selections (kHz): 44.1, 48

    MXL 990 mic
  • MXL 900
  • Type: Condenser pressure gradient mic with large 20mm gold diaphragm capsule Frequency Range: 30Hz — 20kHz
  • Polar Pattern: Cardioid
  • Sensitivity: 15mV/Pa
  • Impedance: 200W
  • S/N Ratio: 80dB (Ref. 1Pa A-weighted)
  • Equivalent Noise Level: 20dB(A weighted IEC 268-4)
  • Max SPL for 0.5% THD: 130Db Max SPL with -10dB cut: 130dB
  • Power Requirements: 48V Phantom Power (+- 4V)
  • Current Consumption: <3.0mA
  • Size: 60mm x 130mm
  • Weight: 1.2 lbs
  • Metal Finish: Champagne

    Fostex PMO.4 Studio monitors
  • Frequency response: 60Hz to 30kHz
  • 5-3/4"W x 8-11/16"H x 7-1/8"D
  • 8 lbs. each

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