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PreSonus AudioBox i One USB/iPad Recording System

Single-Channel USB/iPAD recording system
Part No: AUDIOBOXIONE

The PreSonus AudioBox i One offers a single microphone preamplifier input and stereo output for a truly mobile recording device.  Bundled with Studio One Artist DAW software this offers incredible value for money!

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Product Description

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The PreSonus AudioBox i One and i Two are recording systems designed for use on Mac, PC and iPad, are USB 2.0 bus powered and are ideal for mobile musicians, podcasters and sound designers alike. Equipped with either 1 microphone input or 2 as well as 2 line outputs the AudioBox i series are a highly portable recording solutions.

The AudioBox i features the same Class A preamplifiers you find in the rest of the PreSonus professional line, no corners have been cut when it comes to audio quality. Indeed both AudioBox i models provide 24-bit resolution and sampling rates of 44.1, 48, 88.2 or 96 kHz. The AudioBox i One has a single high-headroom microphone preamp and as you’d expect the AudioBox i Two has double that. Both have dual line outputs in the form of ¼” TRS connectors and both have a single headphone output with adjustable level. The AudioBox i Two has MIDI In and Out and both can be used on Mac, PC or iPad via an app from the App Store.

PreSonus has bundled in a copy of their Studio One Artist software with the AudioBox i range. This refreshing piece of software carries all of the features you have come to expect from a DAW with none of the bloat, freeing up users time to stay creative rather than go through drawn-out processes. In addition Studio One Artist includes many plugins, virtual instruments, sounds and loops. With the app specifically made for the iPad users have the opportunity to capture recordings directly from their iPad and wireless send them to a Mac or PC running Studio One.

 

The PreSonus AudioBox i series – travel the world!

PreSonus designed the AudioBox i range for use on the road. Its rugged and solid build-quality is there for all to see, so whether you’re a singer/songwriter who wants to take the AudioBox i One on tour or part of a band that needs to record guitars or vocals in stereo you can feel safe in the knowledge that either model won’t let you down.

Reviews

" PreSonus has yet another impressive product to add to its already large list."- Audio Fanzine

Features

Core Technology

  • Bus-powered USB 2.0/iPad audio interface
  • 24-bit resolution; 44.1, 48, 88.2, and 96 kHz sampling rate

 

AudioBox iOne Inputs and Outputs

  • 1 microphone input with low-noise, high-headroom, Class A mic preamplifier and +48V phantom power
  • 1 instrument input
  • 2 balanced ¼” TRS main line-level outputs
  • Stereo headphone output with independent level control

 

Controls

  • Zero-latency monitoring via internal analog mixer (iOne: fixed 50/50 mix via Direct button; iTwo: variable mix via Mix knob)
  • Large main volume knob
  • Signal present and clipping LEDs

 

Integrated Software

  • Studio One Artist DAW software (Mac/Windows) and 6+ GB of third-party resources
  • Transfer files wirelessly from Capture for iPad to Studio One
  • Compatible with almost all recording software for Mac, Windows, and  iPad
  • Nimbit Free account to distribute and sell your music

 

Construction and Security

  • Kensington lock hole
  • Metal chassis

Specifications

Additional Information

Specification

Computer system requirements:

Below are the minimum computer-system requirements for the AudioBox iOne and AudioBox iTwo:

 

Windows

  • Windows 7 x64/x86 SP1, Windows 8 x64/x86 or later
  • Intel Core Duo processor (Intel Core i3 or better recommended)
  • 4 GB RAM (8 GB or more recommended)

 

Mac

  • Mac OS X 10.8 or later
  • Intel Core Duo processor (Intel Core i3 or better recommended)
  • 4 GB RAM (8 GB or more recommended)

 

Windows and Mac Systems

  • USB 2.0 Port
  • Internet connection for registration and download of included software
  • Internal or external 7200 RPM storage drive highly recommended
  • Monitor with at least 1280x800 resolution

 

Apple iPad

  • iPad Air, iPad mini with Retina display, iPad (4th generation), iPad mini, iPad (3rd generation), iPad 2
  • iOS 7.0.1 or higher

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. Also, a more powerful system (faster processor with more RAM) will allow for lower latency (signal delay) than you might experience while monitoring audio or MIDI signals. Monitor resolution for both PC and Macintosh should be no lower than 1024x768 pixels.

 

Microphone Preamp

  • Type: XLR female, balanced
  • Frequency Response (±3.0 dB): 10 Hz to 40 kHz
  • Input Impedance (Balanced): 1,200Ω
  • 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, 52 dB Gain): > 65 dB
  • Gain Control Range (± 1 dB): 0 dB to 52 dB
  • Max Input Level (Unity Gain, 1 kHz @ 0.5% THD+N): +10 dBu
  • Phantom Power (±2 VDC): +48 VDC

 

Instrument Input

  • Type: ¼" TS female, unbalanced
  • Input Impedance: 1 MΩ

 

Line Outputs

  • Type: ¼" TRS female, balanced
  • Output Impedance: 51Ω
  • Output Level: +10dBu

 

Headphone Output

  • Type: ¼" TRS active stereo
  • Maximum Output: 0 mW/ch. @ 60Ω Load
  • Frequency Response (±1.0 dB): 20 Hz - 30 kHz

 

Digital Audio

  • 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: +10 dBu
  • Internal Sample Frequency Selections (kHz): 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96
  • Power: USB bus-powered

 

Physical

  • Height: 1.71” (43.5 mm)
  • Depth: 5.31" (135 mm)
  • Width: 5.91” (150 mm)
  • Weight: 1.35 lbs (0.62 kg)

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