Presonus Audiobox iTwo Audio Interface
Presonus iTwo Audio Interface is an excellent choice for mobile musicians, sound designers, and podcasters.
The USB 2.0 bus-powered Presonus iTwo Audio Interface provides high-quality audio I/O for Mac, PC, and Apple iPad. This compact, ruggedly built interface offers high-performance Class A mic preamplifier, records 24-bit audio at up to 96 kHz, and includes powerful, easy-to-use Studio One Artist DAW for Mac and Windows and Captur Duo recording software for iPad.
Tightly Integrated Software-As You Expect from Presonus
PreSonus is famous for its tightly integrated hardware/software solutions, and the Presonus iTwo Audio Interface is no exception. Of course you get Studio One Artist. But Presonus didnâ??t stop there!
Studio One Artist Lets You Focus on Your Music
Like all PreSonus interfaces and digital mixers, the Presonus iTwo Audio Interface comes with the award-winning, all-muscle, no-bloat Studio One Artist recording and production software for Mac and Windows. Studio One is incredibly easy to use thanks to its clear, straightforward, single-window design and powerful file browser with extensive use of drag-and-drop. As a result, you can record your inspirations quickly, without getting distracted by the tools. Tasks that would require multiple steps in other DAWs can be done in just one or two steps with Studio One. In addition, Studio One Artist includes a wealth of professional-quality plug-ins, virtual instruments, sounds, and loops. If you want even more, there's a low-cost upgrade path to Studio One Producer and Professional.
Get it in your iPad too!
Studio One Artist is excellent for Mac and Windows but you probably want to record on your iPad too. That's why PreSonus created free Capture Duo two-track recording software for iPad. Based on PreSonus' Capture live-recording software for StudioLive mixers, Capture Duo lets you record two stereo tracks using the PreSonus iTwo Audio Interface or any other iPad interface that supports Core Audio for iPad, including the iPad's built-in mic. Because it's preconfigured for the Presonus iTwo Audio Interface which is class-compliant for the iPad (so they don't need drivers), you simply connect the Presonus iTwo Audio Interface to your iPad, launch Capture Duo, and you're ready to record. If two tracks isn't enough, no worries! Just go to the App Store and purchase the low-cost, multitrack Capture for iPad. With Capture for iPad, you can record up to 32 tracks with 24-bit, 96 kHz fidelity.
Capture on iPad and Transfer to Studio One "Wirelessly!
You read that right! With Capture Duo or Capture for iPad and Presonus iTwo Audio Interface, you can record with your iPad, then wirelessly transfer your recordings directly from your iPad to a Mac or PC running Studio One. Then edit, sweeten, overdub, and mix with the power of a world-class DAW. The tightly integrated hardware and software helps you accomplish your musical goals in ways that hardware or software alone canâ??t do. With Presonus iTwo Audio Interface Capture Duo/Capture for iPad, and Studio One, hardware devices and software apps are integrated in one seamless system so you can record and produce your music anytime and anywhere.
Go from Riff to Release with Nimbit
When you've finished mixing your masterpiece, it's time to get it out to the world'"easily done with your included Nimbit Free account! Nimbit is the leading direct-to-fan service; it enables you to sell music and merch to your fans from beautiful storefronts in Facebook, Jango Internet Radio, PledgeMusic, and on your own Web site. Nimbit is international, too, so you can choose a language for your storefront and accept currencies from around the world. Nimbit was designed to take care of the hard stuff, so you can stay focused on your music and your fans. It handles payment processing for your sales, and if you like, you can let Nimbit do warehousing and fulfillment for your physical goods. That's not even close to all it can do. Having put Nimbit to work for you, it's only natural to want to know how you're doing. Turn to your Nimbit Dashboard, which shows you analytics such as your direct sales and how many new fans you have. It's right there on Studio One's Start page.
Class A All the Way
PreSonus' award-winning analog signal processors and microphone preamps have long been popular among top professionals and home enthusiasts alike. So when you see the name PreSonus, you expect top audio quality"and the Presonus iTwo Audio Interface delivers. It also delivers excellent performance, thanks to Presonus' newest sweet-sounding Class A mic preamplifier and professional-quality, 24-bit converters that sample at up to 96 kHz. Power amplifiers are classified primarily by the design of the output stage and are designated Class A, B, AB, D, G, or H. In a Class A preamp, the output circuits are always on for the entire cycle of signal swing or the bias current flows at all times. As a result, Class A preamps that use quality components, such as those in the Presonus iTwo Audio Interface has the most linear design, with the least amount of crossover distortion. And they deliver purer, clearer, and more musical results than the Class AB designs that are found in many preamps.
Loud and Clear
Great preamps are crucial to great sound but to get that pro sound, you also need outstanding converters. And to hear what you're doing, you need a headphone amp that keeps up with the rest of the design. That's why PreSonus uses high-quality 24-bit, 96 kHz analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog converters with 105 dB of dynamic range. The DACs feed a pair of balanced 1/4-inch, line-level outputs and an ultra-loud, crystal-clear headphone output. If you can't hear yourself with Presonus iTwo Audio Interface you had better visit your audiologist for an ear exam or wait until that low-flying jet passes over. That is, unless you're sampling jet sounds. You can totally do that with Presonus iTwo Audio Interface, an iPad, and Capture Duo.
Heavy Metal Never Weighed So Little!
Presonus iTwo Audio Interface is a mobile interface in the best sense of the term. It can sit on a tabletop or fits in the pocket of a backpack or laptop bag and is powered by USB bus, so you don't have to mess with a wall-wart power supply or AC cord. And they're built to withstand the rigors of travel.
Built to Travel
Presonus designed Presonus iTwo Audio Interface to excel as a mobile interface, so they built it to take a serious pounding and remains completely reliable. It's built like a small tank, with a metal chassis and knobs/jacks secured directly to the enclosure to reduce strain on the internal circuit board. So toss the Presonus iTwo Audio Interface in your backpack or laptop bag and take it along! Wherever your travels take you, your Presonus iTwo Audio Interface will be ready to perform.
The Finishing Touches
Presonus included an internal analog mixer with zero-latency monitoring, enabling you to monitor recorded tracks and overdubs with no annoying delay time. Presonus iTwo Audio Interface lets you create your own mix. Presonus included a Kensington key lock to keep your Presonus iTwo Audio Interface safe when you travel and Presonus iTwo Audio Interface has MIDI In and Out so you can use your keyboards and controllers. so if you're looking for a simple, versatile recording interface with exceptional sound quality that works with a Mac, PC, and iPad, look no further than the Presonus iTwo Audio Interface. Because sometimes a simple, well-made, well-designed solution is exactly what you need.
Presonus iTwo Audio Interface offers the features, high-end audio quality, and legendary PreSonus software integration that makes it special. Presonus iTwo Audio Interface is two-in, two-out audio interface with left and right balanced audio outputs and one headphone out. Presonus iTwo Audio Interface has two combo mic/instrument/line inputs, so it's the way to go for recording in stereo with mics or a keyboard and for capturing duets, such as two guitars, two singers, or guitar and bass. Presonus iTwo Audio Interface also has a Mix knob that blends the live inputs with the return streams from the computer for zero-latency monitoring.
The Presonus Audiobox iTwo currently comes with PreSonus Studio One Artist software. Purchase your Presonus Audiobox iTwo at Front End Audio and upgrade to PreSonus Studio One Pro at the time of purchase. Studio One Artist is a great DAW, but does not provide the Full Studio One experience. While you'll love Artist, you'll soon find yourself wanting Professional. Presonus Studio One Professional gives you enhanced features such as: 64bit floating point processing, additional plug-ins, virtual instruments, samples and loops, Mix Engine FX, Channel Editor with Macros, Melodyne Essentails, MP3 and FLAC compatibility, Video import and track playback, Mastering and Redbook CD authoring, and more!
Presonus iTwo Audio Interface Features
- Bus-powered USB 2.0/iPad audio interface
- 24-bit resolution; 44.1, 48, 88.2, and 96 kHz sampling rate
- 1 microphone input with low-noise, high-headroom, Class A mic preamplifier and +48V phantom power
- 1 instrument input
- 2 balanced 1/4" TRS main line-level outputs
- Stereo headphone output with independent level control
- Zero-latency monitoring via internal analog mixer (iOne: fixed 50/50 mix via Direct button)
- Large main volume knob
- Signal present and clipping LEDs
- Integrates 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 iPadÂ®, Nimbit Free account to distribute and sell your music
- Kensington lock hole
- Metal Chassis
Presonus iTwo Audio Interface Specifications
- Type: XLR female, balanced
- Frequency Response: 10 Hz to 40 kHz (±3.0 dB)
- Input Impedance: 1200 ohm (balanced)
- Total Harmonic Distortion + N: 0.008% (unwtd, 1 kHz @ +4 dBu Output, Unity Gain)
- Signal to Noise Ratio: > 95 dB (Unity Gain, Ref. = +4 dBu, 20 Hz to 22 kHz)
- Gain Control Range: 0 dB to 52 dB (Â± 1 dB)
- Max Input Level: +10 dBu (Unity Gain, 1 kHz @ 0.5% THD+N)
- Phantom Power: +48 VDC (±2 VDC)
- Line Input Type: ¼" TRS female, balanced
- Input Impedance: 10 kilo ohm
- Instrument Input Type: ¼" TS female, unbalanced
- Input Impedance: 1 mega ohm
- Line Output Type: ¼" TRS female, balanced
- Output Impedance: 51 ohm
- Headphone Output Type: ¼" TRS active stereo
- Max Output: 60 mW/ch. at 60 ohm Load
- Frequency Response: 20 Hz - 30 kHz (±1.0 dB)
- MIDI input/Output Type: Dual 5-pin female DIN
- ADC Dynamic Range: 105 dB (A-wtd, 48 kHz Sample Rate)
- DAC Dynamic Range: 105 dB (A-wtd, 48 kHz Sample Rate)
- 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
- Height: 1.71 (43.5 mm)
- Depth: 5.31" (135 mm)
- Width: 7.56 (150 mm)
- Weight: 1.35 lbs (0.62 kg)
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