Digidesign’s new Mbox 2 Pro ($799) is a portable audio/MIDI production system that provides FireWire-powered connectivity, up to 24-bit/96kHz audio resolution and a range of analog and digital I/O. It also offers MIDI time-stamping support, word clock I/O and dedicated studio monitor outputs.
Mbox 2 Pro supports up to six simultaneous inputs and eight outputs. It also includes Pro Tools LE software and more than 50 effects and instrument plug-ins, including DigiRack plug-ins, Bomb Factory plug-ins, the Xpand! sample playback/synthesis workstation and the Pro Tools Ignition Pack.
The Mbox 2 Pro Factory ($899) includes five additional Digidesign and Bomb Factory plug-ins, the Mbox 2 Pro system and an iLok USB Smart Key.