Mbox + MIDI = Mbox 2.
Mbox 2 is a next-generation USB-powered audio/MIDI production system that builds on the performance and simplicity of the original Mbox—Digidesign'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 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 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.
The Mbox 2 Factory also includes over $1,000 worth of additional professional plug-ins, plus an iLok USB Smart Key to handle your plug-in authorizations.
•Maxim— must-have, world-class peak limiting and sound level maximizing plug-in that optimizes the overall level of audio input while preserving the integrity of the original sound
•moogerfooger Analog Delay— A warm delay meticulously based on Bob Moog's classic analog design
•Joemeek SC2 Compressor—a compressor with a unique edge, modeled after hardware units used by top producers around the globe
•Joemeek VC5 Meequalizer—An equalizer that recreates a custom Joe Meek box that featured a treble and bass circuit with a sweepable mid control
•Cosmonaut Voice—An "out-of-this-world" plug-in that offers a telephone voice, interplanetary effects, distortion, squelch, and even an authentic tone culled from recently declassified Russian space footage, all through a funky-looking interface
The 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.
Pro Tools software is used in countless professional studios around the world, and includes all the tools you need to easily compose, record, edit, mix, and master your projects with pro results—every time.