Mackie Big Knob Studio Monitor Controller and Interface

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The Mackie Big Knob Studio is a monitor controller and interface that allows you to choose between three audio input sources and two monitor pairs. It can be used for project and professional studios and is designed to increase your workflow for recording and mixing applications.

It features a built-in 2x2 USB recording interface with two Onyx mic preamps and phantom power for condenser microphones. Recording and playback is at 24-bit/192 kHz resolution and the cue mix allows for controlled blending of direct inputs with other signals for zero-latency recording. Choice of recording paths provide flexibility for applications like podcasting and more.

Additionally, other features include flexible source connections, a convenient 1/8" input for your smartphone, dual headphone outs with independent level control, a built-in talkback mic, and 16-segment high-resolution input source metering.

Finally, with its sturdy and built-like-a-tank design, the interface is compatible with all major DAWs on both Mac and Windows platforms. The Big Knob Studio features a download for ProTools | First and Waveform software and The Musician's Collection plug-in package including 23 high-quality plugins with BBD Delay, Level Lite, 304E EQ, and 304C Compressor. To authorize the software, simply input the mixer's serial number on the website.
Professional Source and Monitor Selection

    Choose between 3 sources and 2 monitor pairs
    Classic Big Knob volume control
     Independent trim on all sources and monitor outs
    Mono, mute and dim functions

Flexible 2x2 USB Recording Interface

    Two boutique-quality Onyx mic preamps including phantom power for condenser microphones
    High-resolution 192kHz / 24-bit recording and playback
    Cue mix allows controlled blending of direct inputs with other signals for zero-latency recording

Comprehensive Feature Set for Professional Studios

    Flexible source connections including convenient 1/8 input for your smartphone
    Dual headphone outs with independent level control
    Built-in talkback mic for easy communication with artists
    16-segment high-resolution input source metering

Professional Production Content

        Pro Tools | First and Waveform OEM professional software and plugin packages included
        The DAW Essentials Bundle for Waveform OEM includes 16 powerful plugins like Equalizer, Compressor, Reverber8, and Limiter
    Included Software from Avid, including Pro Tools | First
        An industry standard for decades, Pro Tools | First is easy enough for beginners yet sophisticated enough for experienced musicians. Get many of the same tools used by your favorite artists and recording studios. And now you can collaborate online with anyone, anywhere, and create at the speed of your imagination. Available for macOS and Windows operating systems.
        In addition to the powerful plug-ins within Pro Tools | First, this mixer comes with the exclusive Mackie Musician Collection featuring 23 fantastic plug-ins, including:
            Avid 304E EQ: Add musical warmth with a treble and bass equalizer with sweepable mid control
            Avid 304C Compressor: Tweak the clarity, balance, and rhythmic feel of music with this optical-modeled compressor
            BBD Delay: Create delay, chorus, and vibrato effects based on a classic guitar pedal
            Black Op Distortion: Add rich distortion based on a classic distortion pedal
            Black Shiny Wah: Achieve the famous classic tones of a respected wah wah pedal
            Black Spring Reverb: Get the twang and space of a vintage amplifier
            C1 Chorus: Emulates a classic chorus pedal
            DC Distortion: Dial up a range of overdriven tones with this Avid custom distortion effect
            Eleven Lite: Get the sound of popular guitar amps and speaker cabinets
            Flanger: Create esoteric sounds with this homage to vintage and modern flangers
            Graphic EQ: Sculpt frequencies with ease
            Gray Compressor: Add warmth to tracks based on a vintage Ross compressor
            Green JRC Overdrive: Get the coveted sounds of a classic IC overdrive pedal
            In-Tune: Keep your instruments in tune with this digital tuner
            Orange Phaser: Create interesting effects with this phase shifter based on a classic design
            Roto Speaker: Recreate the sounds of a Leslie rotary speaker cabinet
            Sci-Fi: Add analog synth-type ring and frequency modulation
            Studio Reverb: Create natural-sounding reverb and ambient effects
            Tape Echo: Add vintage analog delay and chorus effects
            Tri Knob Fuzz: Get the Hendrix tone with this fuzz box based on one of the first fuzz pedals
            Vari-Fi: Create the effect of audio changing tape speed
            Vibe Phaser: Add phase-shift and rotary speaker effects
            White Boost: Boost gain without coloring tone

UPC: 663961050486
In the Box

    Mackie Big Knob Studio Monitor Controller and Interface
    Serial Number for Download of Pro Tools | First and Waveform OEM
    External Power Supply
    Limited 1-Year Warranty
Mackie Big Knob Specs
Inputs    2 x Combo XLR-1/4" TRS Balanced/Unbalanced Mic/Line Inputs
2 x 1/4" TRS Balanced/Unbalanced Line Inputs
1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Unbalanced Stereo Input
Outputs    2 x 1/4" TRS Balanced/Unbalanced 2-Track Line Outputs
4 x 1/4" TRS Balanced/Unbalanced Monitor Outputs
2 x 1/4" TRS Unbalanced Headphone Outputs
USB I/O    1 x USB 2.0 Type-B
Resolution    24-Bit / 192 kHz
Frequency Response    20 Hz to 20 kHz ( ±0.5 dB, Unity Gain, +4 dBu Input)
Noise    Mic Inputs to Outputs: < -125 dBu RMS, A-Weighted (150 ohms Terminated, 22 kHz Bandwidth)
Line Inputs to Outputs: < -90 dBu RMS, Unweighted (150 ohms Terminated, 22 kHz Bandwidth)
THD + N    <0.01% Unweighted (Unity Gain, 1 kHz at +4 dBu Input, 80 kHz Bandwidth)
Crosstalk    < -60 dB at 1 kHz (Unity Gain, -1 dBFS Input)
Attenuation    Muted: -60 dB
Dim: -20 dB
Maximum Input Level    +22 dBu
Maximum Output Level    +22 dBu
Power Requirements    100 to 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz, 0.75 A via Universal Power Supply
Dimensions (W x D x H)    6.4 x 9.9 x 3.2" / 16.3 x 25.1 x 8.1 cm
Weight    3.5 lb / 1.6 kg