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Comprehensive Monitoring and Recording Solution for Any Studio Combining comprehensive control over your studio monitors with a high-resolution USB audio interface, the Mackie Big Knob Studio+ delivers big value for project studios. Dedicated buttons allow you to switch between four input sources and three pairs of speakers, with trim controls on the speaker outputs to balance volume between sets of monitors. And with two Onyx mic preamps onboard, two headphone outputs, and Talkback functionality, the Mackie Big Knob Studio+ monitor controller and interface is a complete monitoring and recording solution. There's a lot you can do with the Mackie Big Knob Studio+. As an audio interface, you can record two channels of 24-bit/192kHz audio courtesy of dual Onyx mic preamps. A Direct Monitoring option allows for no-latency recording, and built-in headphone outs are ready for artist monitoring. If you're like Sweetwater recording engineers, you know the importance of reliable studio communication. With built-in talkback functionality, you'll be able to communicate easily with your artists. A stereo aux input on the front panel makes it easy for artists to plug in a music player to hear a reference track. And of course, you have complete control over input source and monitor switching. For the cost of a typical USB audio interface, the Mackie Big Knob Studio+ offers much more. Mackie Big Knob Studio+ Monitor Controller/USB Audio Interface Features: Studio monitor controller and USB audio interface Dual Onyx preamps for recording high-fidelity, low-noise audio Easily switch between four input sources and three monitor pairs Trim controls allow you to balance the volume of different pairs of monitors Talkback for communicating with artists Headphone outputs for artist monitoring Stereo aux input for connecting music player for reference tracks Large volume knob for easy level adjustments Handy buttons for Mono, Mute, and Dim Dedicated amp-driven Studio Out for headphone distribution systems


Monitor Controller Help Please

I'm in the same position.... Can't decide between: - Mackie Big Knob studio+ - Drawmer CMC3 (when it goes on sale..., hopefully soon) Should be a step up from the Behringer controller in price and quality. But I guess not too expensive. The Drawmer controllers, should have a clean sound path without coloring the sound. Not sure about...

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5.1 cinema system with audio interface

...of good options for you so it's worth looking carefully at what features an interface offers. I'm currently reviewing the Mackie Big Knob Studio+ and that's a great interface for the money; bit outside your budget but they do a less expensive version too. If you want to send a signal out to your cinema system...

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Mackie Big Knob Studio+ Multi Input channels lost in 9.5 Pro

Not sure if this is relevant to your query: I'm using the Big Knob Studio+ version (as a standalone unit, non-USB with my outputs from the 2-TRK) and wanted to record channels 1 and 2 independently but both were showing up as a shared channel - I fixed this by depressing the stereo pan...

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