Are you looking to record, edit, and then mix your performances with stunning sound quality? You can do it easily with the professional-grade Avid Mbox audio interface. You can easily connect instruments, studio monitors, microphones and almost any other analog, digital or MIDI equipment to your computer to record and create studio-quality productions. You can pair the Avid Mbox with whatever audio recording or music creation software you currently use such as Ableton Live, Fruity Loops, Pro Tools, Logic, Cubase, andmany more. No matter which music productio software you choose, you'll always sound incredible because the Avid Mbox was designed by the same team of engineers that created the top-of-the-line Pro Tools HD Series audio interfaces.
Get best-in-class audio quality and performance with professional-grade hardware
Create studio-quality productions with audio resolutions up to 24-bit, 96 kHz
Have the flexibility to use Mbox with your favorite software (Core Audio, ASIO, WDM, MME, and multi-client drivers included)
Record yourself and others through a variety of analog, digital, and MIDI I/O
Create anywhere inspiration takes you, thanks to its robust, compact, USB-powered housing
Mbox is designed by the same engineering team behind our top-of-the-line Pro Tools|HD systems. That means you get the exceptional audio quality and ease of use enjoyed by commercial studios in the comfort of your own home, project studio, or wherever inspiration takes you.
Sound amazing with Mbox
Whether you work solo or collaborate with others, you'll sound better than ever with the newly re-architected Mbox audio and MIDI computer recording interface.
Get best-in-class sound quality and performance with professional-grade circuitry and premium audio conversion
Capture and mix studio-quality sessions, with up to 24-bit/96 kHz audio resolution
Connect and control your gear with:
4 x 4 simultaneous channels of I/O
Two XLR mic/line combo inputs with professional-grade microphone preamps and 48V phantom power
Two 1/4" DI inputs on front panel for easy access
Two balanced 1/4" monitor outputs
One 1/4" stereo headphone output with volume control
Stereo S/PDIF digital I/O
One MIDI input, one MIDI output
Monitor control section with Mono and Dim controls
Dedicated monitor volume knob
Use Mbox with your favorite recording/music creation software, including Pro Tools, Logic, Live, Cubase, and more
Track hotter signals without clipping with the soft-clip limiter
Ensure your instruments are in tune with the built-in guitar tuner
Set up flexible cue mixing and reverb effects with the onboard DSP
Create anywhere you go with bus-powered USB 2.0 connectivity
Pristine quality, powerful performance
Get best-in-class audio quality, exceptional performance, and the lowest possible latency in everything you do with Mbox, featuring professional-grade converters, advanced recording technology, and a premium analog signal path. And with our stringent testing standards, you're assured of rock-solid performance in even the most demanding environments.
Work the way you want
Get the flexibility to work in more ways than ever. Use Mbox with Pro Tools (not included) for maximum speed, ease, and additional functionality (such as the Pro Tools multi-function button) - and get total session compatibility with Pro Tools studios worldwide. Or get superior performance when you use Mbox with any Core Audio- or ASIO-compatible software, such as Logic, Live, Record, Reason, Digital Performer, Fruity Loops, Cubase, Nuendo, Sonar, and more.
Create effortlessly with extras
Mbox comes packed with advanced features, making it even easier to get great results. Tune your guitar, bass, and other instruments using the integrated guitar tuner. Prevent distortion when tracking louder sources using the same professional-grade soft-clip limiter found in our Pro Tools HD Series interfaces. And set up more pleasing cue mixes with reverb using the onboard DSP.
Avid-qualified Mac or PC (see the latest supported computers)
Audio recording/music creation software (Core Audio, ASIO, WDM, MME, and multi-client drivers included; audio software not included)
One available USB port for Mbox connection
* Please note that other minimum system requirements (such as the operating system, memory, and hard disk space) will be dependent on the software you choose to use with Mbox.
Interface: Works with ASIO, Core Audio, WDM, MME, and multi-client drivers.
Drivers installation disc
Mbox quick setup guide
|AVID MBOX MINI||AVID MBOX||AVID MBOX PRO|
|Total simultaneous channels of I/O||2||4||8|
|Simultaneous analog inputs/outputs||2||2||6|
|Onboard DSP effects||No||Yes||Yes|
|Built-in guitar tuner||No||Yes||Yes|
|48V phantom power||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Softclip limiter||No||2 (on microphone pres)||4 (on microphone pres)|
|Assignable software control button||No||Yes||Yes|
|Alternate source inputs||No||No||Yes|
|Mono monitor control||No||Yes||Yes|
|Dim monitor control||No||Yes||Yes|
|Mute monitor control||No||No||Yes|
|MIDI I/O ports||No||Yes (1/1)||Yes (1/1)|
|Stereo headphone outputs||1||1||2|
|Connection||USB 1.1||USB 2.0||FireWire|
|Power source||USB bus||USB bus||Included|
The Word on the Street
Check out what artists and the press are saying about the 3rd-generation Mbox family interfaces.
We love the Mbox, it's amazing. -Terrible Things
See the Mbox on the Warped Tour 2011. Watch video
I gotta say - the test results/specs [for Mbox Pro] are impressive, as in, extremely impressive.
-Craig Anderton (Harmony Central)
The [3rd generation] Mbox is a huge leap forward for the Mbox family.
-Mike Hiller (Music Tech Magazine)
The latest Mbox is a polished and well-thought-out product that will appeal to users of Pro Tools and other DAWs alike.
-Sam Inglis, (Sound on Sound)
If Avid was trying to impress us with the build quality of the Mbox Mini, they succeeded admirably.
-Larry Oppenheimer (Gearwire)
The new Mbox is a huge improvement, it's amazing.
-Jesse F. Keeler (MSTRKRFT)
The Mbox Pro has been vital for me at home and on the road. The quality of recording it delivers for the cost is pretty much unparalleled.
-Kelly Pratt (Beirut, Arcade Fire)
I love my Mbox Pro. It's a must-have when I'm on the road - for Pro Tools and other recording/sequencing software.
-Mike Shinoda (Linkin Park)
The new Mbox Pro is an indispensable part of both my live show and my music recording process - whether or not I'm using Pro Tools. Between its portability and improved sound quality, the new Mbox Pro never leaves my side.
AVID warrants its products to be free from defects for 1 year from the date of purchase.
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