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+ Contents ProTools9
PTSE Studio Bundle 8 Controllers
Open yourself to the possibilities. Pro Tools 9 redefines the world’s most popular, most advanced music and audio production platform with a completely rearchitected, open version of Pro Tools software, giving you what you asked for—and so much more.
The Next Generation of Pro Audio Production
The new Mbox3 Family
Work with an audio interface—or without. Create bigger, better-sounding mixes with more tracks, Automatic Delay Compensation, and other pro features included as standard. Open your workflow to projects created in other audio and video software—and to the entire Avid Artist Series and Pro Series (formerly Euphonix) console/controller line. With Pro Tools 9, you can compose, record, sequence, edit, and mix the way you want—in more ways than ever.
Euphonix Artist Series 3
More audio professionals around the world use Pro Tools| HD for their work than any other digital audio workstation. Whether you’re a music producer, engineer, sound editor, musician, composer, sound designer, remixer, or artist, you can do it all with Pro Tools|HD.
HD Native PCIe card and Pro Tools HD software— Unlike USB- or FireWire-based DAWs, which are inherently prone to latency, Pro Tools|HD Native employs a high-speed PCIe core card, greatly improving monitoring while recording. By eliminating distracting latency, increasing your I/O capabilities, and providing 64-bit floating-point processing for more headroom and a higher mix resolution, you get a professional native solution that meets the highest audio standards. And with the tight integration of Pro Tools HD software, included, you have all the tools you need for studio-quality music and audio production. For complete comparison chart for Protools system please follow the link below. http://www.avid.com/us/products/family/Pro-Tools/ compare
HD9 – Professional Workstation
Get best-in-class sound quality and performance with professional-grade circuitry and premium audio conversion • Capture and mix studio-quality sessions, with up to 24-bit/48 kHz audio resolution • Connect and control your gear with: • 2 x 2 simultaneous channels of I/O • One XLR mic/line combo input with a professional-grade mic preamp and 48V phantom power • Two 1/4" instrument inputs (one DI, one line-level/DI) • Two balanced 1/4" monitor outputs • One 1/4" stereo headphone output • Mix control for low-latency monitoring • Dedicated monitor volume knob Use Mbox Mini with Pro Tools or with other audio software, including Logic, Live, Cubase, and more
your creativity with Pro Tools + Mbox Mini. This powerful hardware/software bundle gives you the best of both worlds—the most advanced and trusted music creation and audio production software on the planet, and a professional-grade, ultra-portable hardware interface that delivers best-in-class sound quality and performance.
For solo musicians and audio creators, capture and fuel
The new MBox3 mini
Whether you work solo or collaborate with others, youâ€™ll
sound better than ever with the newly re-architected Mbox audio and MIDI computer recording interface.
Get best-in-class sound quality and performance with professional-grade circuitry and premium audio conversion Capture and mix studio-quality sessions, with up to 24-bit/96 kHz audio resolution Connect and control your gear with: 4 x 4 simultaneous channels of I/O Two XLR mic/line combo inputs with professional-grade mic preamps and 48V phantom power Two 1/4" DI inputs on front panel for easy access Two balanced 1/4" monitor outputs One 1/4" stereo headphone output with volume control Stereo S/PDIF digital I/O One MIDI input, one MIDI output Monitor control section with Mono and Dim controls Dedicated monitor volume knob Track hotter signals without clipping with the soft-clip limiter Set up flexible cue mixing and reverb effects with the onboard DSP
behind our top-of-the-line Pro Tools|HD systems. That means you get the exceptional audio quality and ease of use enjoyed by commercial studios in the comfort of your own home, project studio, or wherever inspiration takes you.
Pro Tools + Mbox is designed by the same engineering team
The new MBox3
Sound amazing with Mbox Pro apture and mix studio-quality sessions, with up to 24bit/192 kHz audio resolution
Connect and control your gear with:
8 x 8 simultaneous channels of I/O
Four mic inputs (two XLR mic/DI combo, two XLR) with professional-grade mic preamps, 48V phantom power, and high-pass filters Four 1/4" TRS line-level inputs
Two unbalanced Alt line-level inputs (two RCA, one stereo mini 1/8") Six balanced 1/4" TRS line-level outputs
Two 1/4" stereo headphone outputs with discrete volume controls
Stereo S/PDIF digital I/O
One MIDI input, one MIDI output
Word Clock I/O
Monitor control section with Mono, Mute, Dim, Alt Source, and Speaker A/B/C switching controls
Dedicated monitor volume knob
Access and perform Pro Tools functions easily with the assignable multi-function button
Use Mbox Pro with Pro Tools or with other audio software, including Logic, Live, Cubase, and more
Track hotter signals without clipping with the soft-clip limiter
Ensure your instruments are in tune with the built-in guitar tuner
Connect up to three pairs of speakers for A/B/ monitoring or monitor 5.1 surround*
Set up flexible cue mixing and reverb effects with the onboard DSP
Get fast and easy desktop connectivity through FireWire
The new MBox3 Pro
vid® Recording Studio - Easily Record Instruments and Vocals Like a Pro
ProTools SE Bundle
complete basic recording system.
turn your PC or Mac into a full-featured studio M-Audio® Fast Track® USB interface.
capture guitar, vocals, and more Pro Tools® SE software.
record, edit and produce with the same platform used by top audio professionals over 100 virtual instruments.
fly solo or be the entire band extensive library of templates and loops .
quickly and easily make music in any style.
complete recording system
turn your PC or Mac into a full-featured studio Pro Tools® SE software
record, edit, and produce with the same platform used by top audio professionals M-Audio® KeyStudio™ 49-note keyboard
play the huge virtual instrument library in Pro Tools SE over 100 virtual instruments
fly solo or be the entire band extensive library of templates and loops > quickly and easily make music in any style
Included Micro USB
vid® KeyStudio - Easily Create Music Like a Pro
ProTools SE Bundle
Avid® Vocal Studio - Easily Record Vocals Like a
complete recording system
turn your PC or Mac into a full-featured studio MAudio® Producer USB microphone
capture vocals for songs, soundtracks, podcasts, or voice-overs Pro Tools® SE software
record, edit, and produce with the same platform used by top audio professionals over 100 virtual instruments
fly solo or be the entire band extensive library of templates and loops
quickly and easily make music in any style
ProTools SE Bundle
Controller with HyperControl Technology
Automatically maps the keyboard's 65 controls to commonly accessed parameters in digital audio workstations including Pro Tools®, Cubase, Logic and Reason*, as well as software instruments. The constant two-way link with your host DAW means the keyboard's controls are always in sync with your software's active parameters.
Automatically maps controllers to popular DAWs and software instruments—and maintains a constant live link between them. compatible with digital audio workstations including Pro Tools®, Cubase, Logic and Reason* graphic LCD groups and names controls modularly with 4 dedicated profiles per group for easy recall dedicated button toggles between Mixer and Instrument control modes. Transport-only mode option enables DAW transport control and track navigation combined with user MIDI controller mappings. for a complete list of compatible DAW applications and supported versions follow the link.. http://www.m-audio.com/index.php? do=support.faq&ID=1661d26f01c2c20942c85c24dec5d501
What is HyperControl?
Axiom Pro Series – Advanced Key USB MIDI
25, 49 and 61 piano-style, semi-weighted keys
musically satisfying playing experience mixer-style faders and smooth rotary encoders
hands-on control over your DAW angled top panel and centrally positioned LCD
better ergonomics on stage and in the studio DirectLink mode
automatically map onboard controls to DAW mixer parameters—no complex setup required Axiom Instrument Maps
instant access to virtual instrument parameters for a hardware synth-like experience
Axiom 49 - New - Advanced 49-Key Semi-Weighted USB MIDI Controller
Oxygen Series USB MIDI Controller
Top Features bus-powered 25-key USB MIDI controller
ultra-mobile design 8 MIDI-assignable knobs
control DAW and virtual instrument parameters DirectLink mode
instant controller mapping to DAW functions dedicated transport and track select buttons
streamlined session control assignable slider
quick access to Master Volume Pro Tools compatible
extends industry-standard functionality
*For a list of DAW applications currently compatible with DirectLink mode, visit: www.m-audio.com/directlink.
Resolution DSP Studio Monitors
midwoofer-tweeter-midwoofer (MTM) design > minimizes vertical reflections while widening horizontal sweet spot DSP-controlled digital crossover
incredible tonal accuracy broad range of onboard digital EQ controls
low distortion, high efficiency analog and digital inputs
up to 24-bit/192kHz high-density cabinet
good damping and reduced acoustic interference custom bass-reflex dualsided flared ports
controlled extended bass response with reduced turbulence
Studiophile DSM Series - High-
Studiophile BXa Deluxe Series – 70 and 130-watt Bi-amplified Studio Reference Monitors
exceptional driver integration
well-balanced sound with superior detail 1” waveguide-loaded high-frequency drivers
excellent clarity and Kevlar low-frequency drivers
high resilience and durability 70 and 130 watts of bi-amplified power with crossover
dedicated reproduction of high and low frequencies magnetic shielding
electronic equipment coexists without interference
Studiophile CX Series- High-Resolution Active Studio
exceptional design integration
well-balanced sound with superior detail Acoustic Space controls
optimize frequency response for your room OptImage IV high-performance waveguide
expanded, layered soundstage with large sweet spot 120 and 90 watts model of dispersed power
extra headroom, minimal distortion 1.25-inch, silk-domed, high-frequency driver
clear highs, Kevlar, low-frequency driver
full, tight bass ultra-solid, internally braced cabinet low transmission loss
single-pattern, side-address, cardioid studio condenser microphone vintage sound, modern technology.
Class A FET electronics ultrasensitive, 3-micron, 1.1” evaporatedgold diaphragm large, solid brass capsule
10dB pad switchable low-frequency roll-off filter (6dB/octave at 125Hz) no more than +/-1dB variation from published curves phantom powered includes shock mount and wooden box
Solaris - Large-Capsule MultiPattern Condenser Microphone Top Features
affordable large diaphragm cardioid condenser 1.1” solid brass capsule w/ evaporated gold diaphragm Class A solid state electronics all Solaris microphones exhibit no more than +/- 1dB variation from each other cardioid, figure-8, and omni polar patterns
Luna II - Professional LargeDiaphragm Condenser Microphone
Nova - Affordable Large
Capsule Cardioid Microphone
affordable large capsule cardioid condenser 1.1” evaporated gold diaphragm solid brass body and capsule 20Hz-18kHz frequency response includes hard mount,and soft case.
Aries - Professional Condenser Vocal Microphone Top Features
studio-quality condenser design internal shock mount and pop filter solid brass capsule with evaporated gold diaphragm cardioid pattern for clarity and minimal feedback 20Hz-20kHz frequency response
Diaphragm Vacuum Tube Condenser Microphone
vintage tube design, affordable price
coveted classic sound without the high price tag low-current/high-voltage 6205M vacuum tube
linear behavior with graceful overload characteristics 3-micron evaporatedgold Mylar diaphragm
extremely sensitive to musical nuances built for pros with the pros
designed from scratch with input from top studio engineers custom tuning
spotlights vocals and instruments for signature sound selectable cardioid, figure-8, and omni polar patterns
total studio flexibility solid brass body with polished nickel finish
stands up to heavy use includes shockmount, dedicated 7-pin power supply/cable, and custom flight case everything included
Sputnik - Multi-Pattern Large