Simple, reliable, and portable.
Whether you are a musician, producer, or podcaster on a tight budget, the AudioBox USB 96 is for you! This simple, handy little recording interface has just the right features for basic recording needs, allowing you to plug in and start recording up to 24-bit, 96 kHz audio right away. Bus-powered and built to travel, the AudioBox USB 96 makes recording easy.
Just the right size.
The AudioBox USB 96s two front-panel combo mic/instrument inputs make it ideal for singer/songwriters, podcasters, and guitar or guitar-bass collaborations. Simply connect a couple of mics and you have an easy-to-use stereo recording system. A mix control lets you control the level between the input signal and computer playback, without hearing annoying delays. You also get a pair of balanced line-level outputs, an ultra-loud, crystal-clear headphone out, plus MIDI I/O, so you can connect your favorite synth or MIDI controller. The result is a simple, affordable, mobile recording solution.
Roadworthy and ready to travel.
Here is a mobile interface in the best sense of the term. We gave the AudioBox USB 96 a heavy-duty steel chassis so it can take a serious pounding and remain completely reliable. Its screaming-loud headphone output ensures you can hear your music loud and clear, even in noisy locations. And its USB 2.0 bus-powered, so you can record with it anywhere you can use a laptop. Simply drop it in your laptop bag or slap it on a tabletop.
2 dual-purpose front-panel input channels, each with high-quality mic preamplifiers
2 combo mic/instrument inputs
Individual channel-trim controls with 0 to +35 dBu mic gain range
48V phantom power for condenser microphones
Mixer control (blends the input signal with the computer playback stream for zero-latency monitoring)
Headphone jack with level control
Main-output level control
LED clip indicator for each channel
1 USB 2.0 port
2 combo XLR/ mic/instrument inputs
2 balanced main (L/R) line outputs
1 stereo headphone output
24-bit resolution and 44.1, 48, 88.2, and 96 kHz sampling rate
Professional-grade A/D/A converters (+105 dBu dynamic range)
Zero-latency monitoring via internal mixer
Compatible with most Mac and Windows recording software
Studio One 3 Artist
1/3U rack-mountable (with optional 3UMR rack-mounting system)
Road-rugged construction with all-metal chassis and metal knobs
Weighs just 5 lbs (2.3 kg)
Powered via USB busno wall wart!
Computer system requirements:
Below are the minimum computer-system requirements for AudioBox USB 96.
Mac OS X 10.8.5 or later
Intel Core Duo processor (Intel Core 2 Duo or Intel Core i3 or better recommended)
2 GB RAM (4 GB or more recommended)
Windows 7x 64/x86 SP1 or Windows 8/8.1 x64/x86 or Windows 10 x64/x86
Intel Core 2 processor (Intel Core i3 processor or better recommended)
4 GB RAM (8 GB or more recommended)
Windows and Mac Systems
USB 2.0 Port
Internet connection (for activation)
Monitor with at least 1024x768 resolution
20 GB hard-disk space
Internal or external 7200 RPM storage drive highly recommended
The minimum system requirements may differ for DAWs other than Studio One. Please check the requirements for your DAW of choice with its manufacturer.
Note that 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.
Type XLR Female Balanced
Frequency Response (3.0 dB) 20 Hz to 20 kHz
Input Impedance (Balanced) 1200Ohm7;
THD+N (unwtd, 1 kHz @ +4 dBu Output, Unity Gain) < 0.008%
S/N Ratio (Unity Gain, Ref. = +4 dBu, 20 Hz to 22 kHz) > 95 dB
Common Mode Rejection Ratio (1 kHz, 55 dB Gain) > 45 dB
Gain Control Range ( 1 dB) 0 dB to 35 dB
Max Input Level (Unity Gain, 1 kHz @ 0.5% THD+N) -3 dBu
Phantom Power (2 VDC) +48 VDC
Type " TS Female Unbalanced
Input Impedance 0.5 MOhm7;
Type " Balanced
Output Impedance 51Ohm7;
Type " TRS Active Stereo
Maximum Output 60 mW/Ch @ 60Ohm7; Load
Frequency Response (1.0 dB) 20 Hz - 30 kHz
Type Dual 5-pin Female DIN
ADC Dynamic Range (A-wtd, 48 kHz Sample Rate) 105 dB
DAC Dynamic Range (A-wtd, 48 kHz Sample Rate) 105 dB
Bit Depth 24
Reference Level for 0 dBFS +4 dBu
Internal Sample Frequency Selections (kHz) 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96
Power USB 2.0 bus-powered
Dimensions 1/3U (steel chassis)
Height 5.5 (139.7 mm)
Depth 1.75" (44.45 mm)
Width 5.5 (139.7 mm)
Weight 5 lbs (2.27 kg)
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