Mackie Big Knob Studio+ Studio Monitor Controller and 2 x 4 USB Audio Interface
Big Knob Series - Always In Touch
Now with three products in the Big Knob lineup, studios of any size will benefit from the professional source/monitor selection and precise level control that made the original such a popular choice. Plus, with the addition of high-resolution Onyx™ USB recording and playback, studios get a powerful, hybrid solution that is truly greater than the sum of its parts.
Mackie Big Knob Studio+ delivers a modernized, smart monitoring control solution based on the bestselling Big Knob, plus integrated USB recording and playback. Professional routing and switching includes a selection of four sources, including USB playback, and a choice between three pairs of monitors, each with independent gain trim to ensure balanced listening levels. Two Onyx™ mic preamps deliver a convenient, high-quality desktop recording source coupled with high-resolution 192kHz / 24-bit audio conversion for solid sound quality whether recording or mixing. With dual headphone outs, a dedicated amp-driven studio output and flexible I/O options, Big Knob Studio+ is truly a nerve center for any professional studio. Features • Professional source and monitor selection.
• Choose between 4 sources and 3 monitor pairs.
• Classic Big Knob volume control.
• Independent trim on all sources and monitor outs.
• Mono, mute and dim functions.
• Flexible 2x4 USB recording interface.
• Two boutique-quality Onyx mic preamps including phantom power for condenser microphones.
• High-resolution 192kHz / 24-bit recording and playback.
• Cue mix allows controlled blending of direct inputs with other signals for zero-latency recording.
• Choice of recording paths provide flexibility for applications like podcasting.
• Comprehensive feature set for professional studios.
• Flexible source connections including convenient front panel 1/8" input for your smartphone.
• Dual headphone outs with independent level control and both USB and Aux source options.
• Flexible talkback options including external mic input and footswitch control.
• Dedicated amp-driven studio output perfect for headphone distribution system 16-segment high-resolution input source metering.
• Sturdy "Built-Like-A-Tank" design
.• Compatible with all major DAWs on both Mac and Windows.
• Includes Tracktion@ recording software.
|Computer Interface Type||USB 2|
|Analogue Inputs (Total)||2|
|Analogue Outputs (Total)||4|
|Mic Preamps (Max)||2|
|Instrument Inputs (Max)||2|
|Sample Rate (Max)||192 kHz|
|Dynamic Range||n/a dB|
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