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PreSonus Audiobox 44VSL
PreSonus Audiobox 44VSL


 
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PreSonus Audiobox 44VSL

USB Audio Interface, 4-in/4-out, with 2 Microphone/Instrument Preamplifiers, 2 Microphone/Line Preamplifiers, MIDI I/O, and Studio One Artist DAW Software
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PreSonus Audiobox 44VSL

The AudioBox 44VSL is the second model in a new generation of PreSonus USB 2.0 audio/MIDI interfaces that take hardware/software integration to the logical next step. Using your computer CPU and PreSonus Virtual StudioLive (VSL) software, AudioBox VSL-series interfaces provide reverb and delay effects and the same Fat Channel compression, limiting, semi-parametric EQ, and high-pass filter, as the PreSonus StudioLive 16.0.2 digital mixer—all with inaudible latency.

Furthermore, thanks to the power of VSL, the AudioBox 44VSL includes an 8x4 software mixer. As a result, with just an AudioBox 44VSL and your laptop or other computer running VSL, you can mix a studio session or a live show featuring, say, a guitar duo with vocals, a small band, a DJ rig with mixer and stereo synthesizer, or a panel discussion—all while monitoring and recording with or without real-time effects!

XMAX preamps + 96 kHz sampling = great sound.
The AudioBox 44VSL features the same award-winning Class A XMAX preamps featured in our StudioLive AI mixers, found in recording studios and venues the world over. Record and play back at sampling rates up to 96 kHz, with remarkably low noise. If that’s all geek to you, here’s the simple version: This thing sounds great.

Perfect for small bands, DJs, and just about everyone else.
The AudioBox 44VSL’s two combo mic/instrument and two combo mic/line inputs make it extremely versatile, enabling you to use it with microphones, guitars, keyboards, DJ gear, and more. A mix control blends the input signal with the computer playback stream for zero-latency monitoring so you can overdub new tracks without hearing annoying delays. With its MIDI I/O, you can connect the AudioBox 44VSL to virtually any standard MIDI instrument or control surface. And you get four line-level audio outputs, enabling you to simultaneously feed and switch between two sets of monitor speakers or DJ gear.
These features make the AudioBox 44VSL a simple, affordable solution for small bands, DJs, school music labs, and virtually all instrumentalists.

Roadworthy and ready to travel.
We gave the AudioBox 44VSL a heavy-duty steel chassis and metal knobs, 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 despite all of its controls, preamps, and I/O, somehow we managed to shoehorn the AudioBox 44VSL into a half-rackspace case that can be screw-mounted to a standard rack tray (not included).

World-class recording software included.
Seamlessly integrated with the included PreSonus Studio One® 3 Artist DAW, the AudioBox 44VSL interface works with virtually all Mac and Windows audio-recording software. Built by creative people for creative music production, Studio One 3 is easy to learn and enables you to compose, record, and produce your masterpiece without getting distracted by the tools. Studio One also enjoys a robust online community of enthusiastic and helpful users you can turn to for advice.

Features:

Input/Output
◦ 2 dual-purpose, front-panel, mic/instrument input channels with:
▪ Combo XLR mic and balanced 1/4 instrument input
▪ Class A XMAX mic / instrument preamp
▪ Individual channel-trim controls with 0 to +35 dBu mic gain range
◦ 2 dual-purpose, front-panel, mic/line input channels with:
▪ Combo XLR mic and balanced 1/4 line input
▪ Class A XMAX mic preamp
▪ Individual channel-trim controls with 0 to +35 dBu mic gain range
◦ 2 balanced 1/4 main (L/R) line outputs
◦ 4 balanced 1/4 auxiliary (L/R) line outputs
◦ 1 stereo 1/4 headphone output with level control
◦ MIDI In/Out
◦ 1 USB 2.0 port
• Meters, Controls, and Features
◦ True +48V phantom power for condenser microphones (global)
◦ Mixer control (blends the input signal with the computer playback stream for zero-latency analog monitoring)
◦ Main-output level control
◦ Power/USB sync LED
◦ LED clip indicator for each channel
◦ Mix, adjust input and playback-returns levels, and add effects and signal processing from your laptop or other computer

Digitalia
◦ 24-bit resolution and 44.1, 48, 88.2, and 96 kHz sampling rate
◦ Professional-grade A/D/A converters (+114 dBu dynamic range)
◦ Zero-latency analog monitoring with playback/input Mix control knob
◦ Mac- and Windows-compatible, including Mac OS X 10.7 Lion and Windows 7
◦ Supports ASIO, Core Audio, Direct Sound (Windows XP), Windows Audio Session API (Windows Vista and Windows 7)
• Physical
◦ 1/2U rack-mountable (screw-mount to standard rack tray, not included)
◦ Road-rugged construction with all-metal chassis and metal knobs
◦ Weighs 2.6 lb. (1.2 kg)
◦ 12 VDC external power supply (included)

Bundled Software
◦ Virtual StudioLive (VSL) ultra-low-latency control and effects software for Mac and Windows®; manages:
▪ Near-zero-latency monitoring with extensive signal processing
▪ 8x4 DSP mixer
▪ StudioLive 16.0.2 Fat Channel compressor, limiter, expander, high-pass filter, and semi-parametric EQ for each analog input, and analog output and its DAW return
▪ 2 stereo effects buses with reverb and delay
▪ More than 50 Fat Channel DSP presets for enhancing instrument and vocal recordings
◦ Studio One Artist 2
▪ PreSonus’ revolutionary digital audio workstation for Mac and Windows, with unlimited track count and 10+ GB of third-party resources. With Studio One's Nimbit extension, you can immediately start selling your music.

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