Computer system requirements:

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

macOS®

  • macOS® 10.13 or higher (64-bit only)
  • Intel® Core™ i3 or better (Native support for Apple Silicon)
  • Minimum 4 GB RAM / Recommended 8 GB or more

Windows®

  • Windows® 10 (64-bit only)
  • Intel® Core™ i3/AMD A10 processor or better
  • Minimum 4 GB RAM / Recommended 8 GB or more

Mac and Windows Systems

  • USB 2.0 port
  • Internet connection
  • Internal or external 7200 RPM storage drive highly recommended
  • 30 GB hard disk space
  • Monitor with 1366x768 resolution

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. Also, a more powerful system (faster processor with more RAM) will allow for lower latency (signal delay) than you might experience while monitoring audio or MIDI signals. Monitor resolution for both PC and Macintosh should be no lower than 1024x768 pixels.

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Technical Specifications

AudioBox USB® 96 Specifications

Microphone Preamp

Type XLR 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

Type ¼"
TRS Female Unbalanced Input Impedance 0.5 MΩ

Line Outputs

Type ¼"
Balanced Output Impedance 51Ω

Headphone Output

Type ¼" TRS Active Stereo
Maximum Output 60 mW/Ch @ 60Ω Load
Frequency Response (±1.0 dB) 20 Hz - 30 kHz

MIDI I/O

Type Dual 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 Depth 24
Reference Level for 0 dBFS +4 dBu
Supported Sample Rates (kHz) 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96
Power USB 2.0 Bus-powered

Physical

Dimensions 1/3U (steel chassis)
Height 5.5” (139.7 mm)
Depth 1.75" (44.45 mm)
Width 5.5” (139.7 mm)
Weight 1.4 lbs (0.64 kg)

M7 Microphone Specifications

General

Type Large-diaphragm condenser microphone
Element Electret
Polar Pattern Cardioid
Frequency Response 40 Hz - 18 kHz
Sensitivity -39 dBV/pa (12.2 mV/pa)
Rated Impedance 200Ω
Equivalent Input Noise (EIN) 20 dB
Maximum SPL 136 dB SPL
Phantom Power Required +12 to +52 VDC, 3 mA
S/N Ratio 74 dB
Dynamic Range 11 dB
Current Consumption 3.5 mA

Physical

Diameter 2.13" (54 mm), maximum
Length 6.69" (170 mm)
Weight 11.3 oz. (320g)

HD7 Headphone Specifications

General

Acoustic Design Dynamic, semi-open
Driver 50 mm, neodymium
Frequency Response 10 Hz to 30 kHz
Sensitivity 98 dB SPL (1 mW)
Maximum Power 300 mW
Rated Impedance 56Ω
Earpad Leather

Physical

Weight, without Cable 7.8 oz (222g)
Cable 8' 2" (2.5m) straight, single-sided
Plug Adapter 1/8" to 1/4" (3.5 to 6.3 mm), screw-on, gold-plated, stereo mini-plug

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