Avid today took a major step forward in the way it empowers aspiring and established musicians to achieve their creative visionâ€”however they define it. The company has introduced a set of toolsâ€”including the new Pro ToolsÂ® MboxÂ® family, the M-AudioÂ® MobilePre, Pro ToolsÂ® SE bundles and M-Audio Oxygen 88 keyboard controllerâ€”for a range of musicians who are seeking to create, record and mix music at home or on the road.
Designed for musicians and audio engineers looking to turn their Mac or PC into a portable professional recording, mixing and production studio, the third generation of the Pro Tools Mbox familyâ€”Pro Tools Mbox Pro, Pro Tools Mbox and Pro Tools Mbox Miniâ€”offers customers premium sound and open workflows with support for the industry's most popular DAWs. Based on customer feedback, new features in the Pro Tools Mbox family include:
Re-designed hardware with pro features delivering best-in-class audioâ€”Delivers best-in-class audio quality, enabling customers to achieve professional results at home or on the road. Redesigned from the ground up leveraging Avid's expertise in professional studio gear, the new Pro Tools Mbox family also features several workflow enhancements including: A professional-grade soft clip limiter that improves overall audio quality by letting users capture hotter signals while recording; and a multi-function button allowing Pro Tools Mbox and Pro Tools Mbox Pro users to control software parameters without using the computer mouse or keyboard.
Freedom and flexibility to compose using Pro Tools LE or your DAW of choiceâ€”Gives customers more options to compose, record, edit and mix with seamless support for the industry's most popular DAWs, including Pro Tools LEÂ®, Ableton Live, Apple Logic, Fruity Loops, Steinberg Cubase, and more, ensuring sessions are compatible with studios around the world. New drivers include ASIO, Core Audio, WDM, MME and multi-client drivers.
By our press release coordinator Sunday January 2, 2011
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