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    Presonus Audiobox 96 25th Anniversary Edition

    Manufacturer: Presonus
    2x2 96k USB 2.0 Audio Interface in limited edition Black Matte finish
    SKU: ABOX96-25
    GTIN: 673454 009242
    Availability: In stock
    Old price: $99.95 excl tax
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    A classic that deserves celebration.

    The AudioBox USB96 has been responsible for the great sound on countless albums, podcasts, live streams, and Zoom calls and here at PreSonus, we wanted to honor that with a special 25th Anniversary Edition featuring a sleek, black enclosure. Now you can choose your color: classic PreSonus blue or 25th Anniversary matte black.

    Simple, reliable, and portable.

    Whether you are a musician, producer, or podcaster on a tight budget, the AudioBox USB® 96 audio interface is for you! This simple, handy little audio/MIDI interface has just the right features for basic recording needs, allowing you to plug in and start recording up to 24-bit, 96 kHz audio right away. Bus-powered and built to travel, the AudioBox USB 96 makes recording easy.


    • 2 dual-purpose front-panel input channels, each with high-quality mic preamplifiers
    • 2 combo mic/instrument inputs
    • Individual channel-trim controls with 0 to +35 dBu mic gain range
    • 48V phantom power for condenser microphones
    • Mixer control (blends the input signal with the computer playback stream for zero-latency monitoring)
    • Headphone jack with level control
    • Main-output level control
    • LED clip indicator for each channel


    • 1 USB 2.0 port
    • 2 combo XLR/¼” mic/instrument inputs
    • 2 balanced ¼” main (L/R) line outputs
    • 1 stereo ¼” headphone output
    • MIDI in/out


    • 24-bit resolution and 44.1, 48, 88.2, and 96 kHz sampling rate
    • Professional-grade A/D/A converters (+105 dBu dynamic range)
    • Zero-latency monitoring via internal mixer
    • Compatible with most Mac® and Windows® recording software

    Included Software

    • Studio One® Artist
    • Studio Magic Plug-in Suite


    • 1/3U rack-mountable (with optional 3UMR rack-mounting system)
    • Road-rugged construction with all-metal chassis and metal knobs
    • Weighs just 5 lbs (2.3 kg)
    • Powered via USB bus—no wall wart!

    Computer system requirements:

    Below are the minimum computer-system requirements for AudioBox USB 96.


    • macOS® 10.11 or higher (64-bit only) or later
    • Intel® Core Duo processor (Intel Core™ 2 Duo or Intel Core i3 or better recommended)
    • 2 GB RAM (4 GB or more recommended)


    • Windows® 7x 64/x86 SP1 or Windows 8/8.1 x64/x86 or Windows 10 x64/x86
    • Intel Core 2 processor (Intel Core i3 processor or better recommended)
    • 4 GB RAM (8 GB or more recommended)

    Windows and Mac Systems

    • USB 2.0 Port
    • Internet connection (for activation)
    • Monitor with at least 1024x768 resolution
    • 20 GB hard-disk space
    • Internal or external 7200 RPM storage drive highly recommended

    The minimum system requirements may differ for DAWs other than Studio One. Please check the requirements for your DAW of choice with its manufacturer.

    Note that the speed of your processor, amount of RAM and size and speed of your hard drive will greatly affect the overall performance of your recording system.

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    ASIO is a trademark and software of Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH

    Technical Specifications

    Microphone Preamp

    TypeXLR Female Balanced
    Frequency Response (±3.0 dB)20 Hz to 20 kHz
    Input Impedance (Balanced)1200Ω
    THD+N (unwtd, 1 kHz @ +4 dBu Output, Unity Gain)< 0.008%
    S/N Ratio (Unity Gain, Ref. = +4 dBu, 20 Hz to 22 kHz)> 95 dB
    Common Mode Rejection Ratio (1 kHz, 55 dB Gain)> 45 dB
    Gain Control Range (± 1 dB)0 dB to 35 dB
    Max Input Level (Unity Gain, 1 kHz @ 0.5% THD+N)-3 dBu
    Phantom Power (±2 VDC)+48 VDC

    Instrument Input

    Type¼" TS Female Unbalanced
    Input Impedance0.5 MΩ

    Line Outputs

    Type¼" Balanced
    Output Impedance51Ω

    Headphone Output

    Type¼" TRS Active Stereo
    Maximum Output60 mW/Ch @ 60Ω Load
    Frequency Response (±1.0 dB)20 Hz - 30 kHz

    MIDI I/O

    TypeDual 5-pin Female DIN

    Digital Audio

    ADC Dynamic Range (A-wtd, 48 kHz Sample Rate)105 dB
    DAC Dynamic Range (A-wtd, 48 kHz Sample Rate)105 dB
    Bit Depth24
    Reference Level for 0 dBFS+4 dBu
    Internal Sample Frequency Selections (kHz)44.1, 48, 88.2, 96
    PowerUSB 2.0 bus-powered


    Dimensions1/3U (steel chassis)
    Height5.5” (139.7 mm)
    Depth1.75" (44.45 mm)
    Width5.5” (139.7 mm)
    Weight5 lbs (2.27 kg)

    As a commitment to constant improvement, PreSonus Audio Electronics, Inc., reserves the right to change any specification stated herein, at any time, without notification.

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