Avid Mbox 2 USB Audio Interface with Samson C01 Recording Package
For a limited time, get a FREE Samson C01 condenser microphone! The MBox 2 has to be the best value in computer-based recording available today. MBox 2 is a USB audio I/O so you don't need to install any cards into your computer (are you listening laptop users?). It has a simple MIDI I/O (1 In and 1 Out). It works with powerful Pro Tools LE software (probably the most supported software on the planet). If all this isn't enough to get your attention, Mbox 2 comes with over 50 plug-ins including powerful signal processing from Bomb Factory and winners like SampleTank 2 SE, Reason Adapted 3, Celemony Melodyne uno, Ableton Live Lite 4 Avid Edition and more. MBox also comes with Avid's Xpand!, a powerful sample-playback and synthesis plug-in that includes more than 1,000 sounds. Here's what you'll love about owning an Mbox: if you start a track on this Mbox / Pro Tools LE system, everything you've done will be compatible with the full-blown Pro Tools systems used by high-end studios. This means you can start a project at home and then go to a professional studio to mix. USB powered audio I/O with 2 analog inputs, 2 analog outputs, 48V phantom power, MIDI In & Out, S/PDIF digital I/O, headphone out with dedicated volume and dedicated studio monitor volume. Pro Tools LE Software with 32 simultaneous audio tracks (128 virtual audio tracks) and 256 simultaneous MIDI tracks. Free Bomb Factory Plug-ins Pro Tools Ignition Pack Plug-ins DigiRack Plug-ins Mbox 2 is a next-generation USB-powered audio/MIDI production system that builds on the performance and simplicity of the original Mbox — Avid’s most popular personal studio system ever. Featuring a wide range of connection options, including analog, digital, and MIDI I/O, Mbox 2 delivers professional performance in an incredibly compact package. Mbox 2 also includes award-winning, easy-to-use Pro Tools LE™ 7 software, which offers many of the same features that top studios rely on to produce Grammy®-winning albums and Academy Award®–winning film sound. Projects created with Mbox 2 and Pro Tools LE 7 software also open on Pro Tools|HD® and Pro Tools M-Powered™ systems — providing instant compatibility with countless Pro Tools®–equipped project and professional studio around the globe. HardwareThe Mbox® 2 hardware interface is both powerful and easy to use, featuring a distinctive industrial design, impressive sound quality, and extensive input and output options. 100% USB powered for maximum portability 2 analog inputs, 2 analog outputs 2 channels of S/PDIF digital I/O 1 MIDI input and 1 MIDI output (16 channels in/16 channels out) Zero-latency monitoring Superior sonic performance 48V phantom power for condenser microphones Separate source selection and gain control per channel Headphone output with dedicated volume control Dedicated studio monitor volume control SoftwareAvid® Pro Tools LE™ 7 software is the most powerful and easy-to-use application to produce professional-sounding music. Award-winning Pro Tools® recording, editing, and mixing 32 simultaneous audio tracks (128 virtual audio tracks), expandable to 48 tracks* Fully integrated MIDI sequencing with 256 simultaneous MIDI tracks Over 50 processing plug-ins, virtual instruments, and compatible applications Support for streaming ReWire applications into Pro Tools Unique Beat Detective™ LE automatic groove analysis and correction tool Support for the Avid Control|24™ and Command|8® control surfaces Huge selection of compatible third-party plug-ins and software options Works on Windows XP and Mac OS X computers * Requires optional Music Production Toolkit or DV Toolkit™ 2 CreatePro Tools LE 7 software offers an unparalleled breadth of creative options when developing ideas. Easily import audio and MIDI files and loops. Take advantage of an unmatched range of unique, nondestructive audio editing tools like Beat Detective LE, which enables you to automatically correct timing on individual tracks. Develop MIDI compositions with the Pro Tools integrated, easy-to-use MIDI sequencer. Choose among a wide-range of effects and instrument plug-ins like the Xpand!™ sample-playback/synthesis workstation to develop the sounds you’re after, or integrate your favorite ReWire-compatible applications right into your mixes. Audio manipulation with world-class editing tools Import MIDI, REX, ACID, WAV, AIFF, AAC, MP3, and CD audio files Built-in DigiBase™ file management tool Beat Detective LE automatic groove analysis and correction tool Fully nondestructive editing Powerful, intuitive MIDI sequencing Real-time audio and MIDI processing Advanced virtual instrument integration Wide-range of compatible third-party creative software options (AudioSuite™, RTAS®, and ReWire-compatible applications) RecordPro Tools LE systems with Pro Tools LE software offer superior features and functionality to capture ideas quickly and easily. Choose the professional-sounding Pro Tools LE hardware interface to perfectly suit your recording needs (Mbox 2, Digi 002, or Digi 002 Rack). Use loop recording to capture several takes of a solo. Set an automatic punch-in/punch-out range to effortlessly fix a passage. Even create individual cue mixes for everyone in the recording session.Superior sound quality Record up to 24-bit/96 kHz Truly mobile recording options Low-latency monitoring while recording QuickPunch functionality Powerful loop recording options MixPro Tools LE software offers the ultimate in mixing power and flexibility. Choose among a variety of professional plug-in effects to develop a mix. Take advantage of the most powerful automation in the industry to add motion to your music. Put more real-time plug-ins to work in your sessions via improved RTAS plug-in performance. Finally, connect a control surface such as Command|8 to your system and enjoy the familiar feel of a tactile faders and controls when mixing. Industry-standard Pro Tools mixing environment RTAS real-time effects processing Advanced automation features Wide-range of professional third-party processing options Control surface options for hands-on mixing ShareWhen you work with Pro Tools software, you’re working with the standard for professional audio production. Enjoy full compatibility with countless Pro Tools–equipped professional and personal studios around the world. Exchange entire sessions, individual session elements, or stereo mixes for easy collaboration with your friends. Plus, export to numerous other standard audio file formats, including MP3. Powerful options for importing a wide-variety of audio/MIDI files and session data elements DV Toolkit option for desktop post production features Session compatibility with Pro Tools|HD and Pro Tools M-Powered systems Multiple export options Bundled Plug-insIn addition to Pro Tools LE™ 7 software, an impressive collection of over 50 valuable plug-ins and applications are included with every Mbox® 2 system. These outstanding plug-ins have been used on countless professional recordings and many are exclusive to the Pro Tools® platform. Xpand! Sample-Playback/Synthesis WorkstationThe first plug-in from Digidesign’s Advanced Instrument Research group, Xpand!™ is a powerful instrument plug-in that puts more than 1,000 professional sounds at your fingertips. Xpand!™, developed by the Digidesign® Advanced Instrument Research group, provides fast, efficient ways to access and manipulate thousands of high-quality sounds directly from within your Pro Tools® system. Built for songwriters, film composers, DJs, electronic musicians, and music producers — and offered as a free RTAS® plug-in for Pro Tools systems, Xpand! is a sonic powerhouse that will become an indispensable component of your creative Pro Tools environment.Comprehensive sound factory for all musical styles and applications More than 1,000 factory patches and 500 combinable part presets Four layer-able parts for millions of combinations Multi-synthesis engine 64-note polyphony Quick and easy sound tweaking Two built-in effect sections and four arpeggiators/phrase generators Highly efficient on system resources RTAS format
Free Bomb Factory® Plug-ins The Free Bomb Factory® plug-ins offer powerful effects and utilities from the makers of some of the very best digital emulations of classic analog processors in the industry.Bomb Factory BF76 Compressor BF Essential Clip Remover BF Essential Correlation Meter BF Essential Meter Bridge BF Essential Noise Meter BF Essential Tuner Funk Logic Mastererizer Full-featured Bomb Factory Studio EssentialsWith the free Bomb Factory plug-ins now available for Pro Tools systems, you have yet another palette of tools to make the most of your Pro Tools sessions. The Bomb Factory BF76 (formerly, Bomb Factory 1176) offers you the world-class compressor/limiter capabilities of the classic 1176 Peak Limiter, while the BF Essentials provide a set of time-saving, trouble-solving, mixing studio utilities. All employ intuitive, easy-to-use interfaces so there’s no wasting time with learning curves. Free Bomb Factory plug-ins include: Bomb Factory BF76: (TDM, RTAS, AudioSuite) Modeled after one of the most popular dynamics processors in the industry — the renowned 1176 solid state compressor. The Bomb Factory BF76 plug-in’s true-to-form representation of the original in terms of both sound and operation (including the "all four buttons depressed" setting) must be experienced to be believed. BF Essentials Clip Remover: (AudioSuite) The BF Essential Clip Remover repairs clipped audio recordings. That red light no longer means a blown take! You'll be amazed how quickly this essential tool can repair clipped recordings. Best of all, it's much quicker and more accurate than using the pencil tool. Set your levels very carefully. But when your signal gets too excitable, try the BF Essential Clip Remover. BF Essentials Correlation Meter: (RTAS) Solve tracking and mix problems, and troubleshoot phase coherency with the BF Essential Correlation Meter. It works on stereo tracks or stereo submixes. Use it to stop phase problems before they start. BF Essentials Meter Bridge: (HTDM, RTAS) The BF Essential Meter Bridge provides best-of-breed VU metering on any channel while using minimal DSP resources. Enjoy the ease of use afforded by a needle, a big meter, and a faithful emulation of the decades-old standard for meter ballistics. Select RMS or Peak metering, and calibrate instantly for useful viewing at any signal level, just like a pro tape machine. BF Essentials Noise Meter: (RTAS) The BF Essential Noise Meter is three meters in one: 1) Set to "A," it's an A-weighted noise meter 2) Set to "R-D," it's a Robinson-Dadson equal-loudness meter 3) Set to "None," it's a VU meter with 100 dB of visual range Mono and stereo versions included. BF Essentials Tuner: (RTAS) Even though some quality plug-ins exist that give you access to a whole slew of guitar amps, cabinets, and effects, you still need to have a tuned instrument going into it. Why complicate things with another hardware device? Enter the BF Essential Tuner. In addition to tracking more accurately and tuning faster than any of those battery-eating handheld gizmos, it’s more convenient than rackmount tuners. Funk Logic Mastererizer: (RTAS, AudioSuite) Lo-fi sound effects plug-in developed by Bomb Factory and Funk Logic Note: 96 kHz sample rate support with Digi 002 and Digi 002 Rack; 48 kHz with Mbox Pro Tools Ignition PackThe Pro Tools Ignition Pack™ includes a collection of powerful third-party instrument and effects plug-ins and other tools to help expand the power of your Pro Tools system.
Ableton Live Lite 4 Digidesign Edition
Reason Adapted 3
FXpansion BFD Lite
IK Multimedia SampleTank 2 SE
IK Multimedia Amplitube LE
IK Multimedia T-RackS EQ
Celemony Melodyne uno essential
Bunker 8 REX file CD
Pro Tools Method One™ instructional DVD
One-year membership to Broadjam.com
Free three-month trial subscription to an industry magazine The Pro Tools Ignition Pack™ is the bundle of free software and other tools that comes with all Pro Tools|HD® and Pro Tools LE™ systems. The Pro Tools Ignition Pack includes an impressive array of composition and production tools certain to spark your creativity and help you extend the power of your Pro Tools® system. What's more, all of the software manufactures offer upgrades to the full versions of their respective products at discounted prices. The Pro Tools Ignition Pack includes: Propellerhead Software Reason Adapted Propellerhead Software Reason Adapted 3 is an easy-to-use studio package providing a virtual rack of MIDI-based innovative synthesizers, samplers, drum machines, effects, and more. All audio from Reason Adapted can be streamed directly into the Pro Tools mixer via ReWire for additional processing within Pro Tools. Ableton Live Lite 4 Avid EditionAbleton Live Lite 4 Avid Edition enables you to compose, record, remix, improvise, and edit musical ideas easily with its intuitive sampler/sequencing functionality. Live's ìelastic audioî sequencing modifies loops in real time, allowing you to drop multiple loops into a song regardless of their pitch or tempo. Individual outputs in Live Lite 4 can be streamed directly into the Pro Tools mixer through ReWire. FXpansion BFD LiteFXpansion BFD Lite puts a full drum studio right within the Pro Tools environment. BFD Lite includes three meticulously recorded drum kits along with additional individual samples - all produced in pristine fidelity with multiple velocity layers. Getting the sound of a mic'd drum kit in your sessions has never been so easy - or quiet. IK Multimedia SampleTank 2 SESampleTank 2 SE is a streamlined, easy-to-use sample playback module that provides quick access to a wide-range of sounds. The plug-in includes a variety of samples and instruments, and features powerful new synth/sample engines, high-quality built-in effects, and much more. IK Multimedia AmpliTube LEAmpliTube LE is a flexible guitar amp-, cabinet-, and effects-modeling plug-in with a variety of amp and cabinet models, classic stomp boxes, and other effects to choose from. Though AmpliTube LE sounds great on guitar, it can be used on nearly anything - from vocals to drum tracks. IK Multimedia T-RackS EQBorrowed from the acclaimed T-RackS analog mastering suite, T-RackS EQ is a warm-sounding tube-modeled parametric EQ that can be used for mixing and mastering. Celemony Melodyne uno essentialMelodyne uno essential enables you to tune mono audio tracks, edit the timing of melodic lines, or completely rearrange parts through an intuitive user interface. Pro Tools Method One instructional DVDThe Pro Tools Method One instructional DVD helps you learn Pro Tools system essentials, from setting up sessions and recording audio to editing MIDI, working with loops and plug-ins, automating mixes, and more. Bunker 8 REX File CDFrom Bunker 8 Digital Labs, this useful collection of REX files delivers high audio fidelity with the flexibility of MIDI. One-year membership to Broadjam.comPro Tools users can now promote their music around the world with a free one-year membership to Broadjam.com, an easy-to-use web service for independent musicians. Free three-month trial subscription to an industry magazineGet a free three-month trial subscription to a leading music industry magazine such as Bass Player, Electronic Musician, EQ, Frets, Guitar Player, Keyboard, Mix, Recording, Remix, Urb, or BPM. (U.S. and Canada only.) DigiRack Plug-insDigiRack™ plug-ins offer a wide variety of professional real-time and file-based effects and studio utilities that are ideal for bringing your mixes alive. 1-Band EQ 4-Band EQ Chorus Click Compressor D-Verb™ D-Verb-AS DC Offset Removal DeEsser Delay DigiReWire Dither Duplicate Dynamics II Dynamics III EQ II EQ III Expander-Gate Extra-Long Delay Flanger Gain Gate Invert Limiter Long Delay Medium Delay Mod Delay II Multi-Tap Delay Normalize-Gain Change Ping-Pong Delay Pitch Shift POWr Dither Reverse-DC Removal Signal Generator Short Delay Slap Delay Time Comp-Exp-Pitch Shift Trim Mbox 2 carries a 1 year warranty from Avid.