PreSonus AudioBox USB 2×2 Recording System

MSRP: $129.95


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

The PreSonus AudioBox USB two front-panel combo mic/instrument inputs make it ideal for singer/songwriters, podcasters, and guitar or guitar-bass collaborations. Simply connect a couple of mics and you have an easy-to-use stereo recording system. A mix control lets you control the level between the input signal and computer playback, without hearing annoying delays. You also get a pair of balanced line-level outputs, an ultra-loud, crystal-clear headphone out, plus MIDI I/O, so you can connect your favorite synth or MIDI controller. The result is a simple, affordable, mobile recording solution.


  • 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)


  • Mac® OS X 10.8.5 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 and Mac Systems

  • USB 2.0 Port
  • Internet connection (only for activation)
  • DVD-ROM drive
  • Monitor with at least 1024×768 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. 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 Mac should be no lower than 1024×768 pixels.

Technical 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”
  • TS 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


  • 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
  • Internal Sample Frequency Selections (kHz): 44.1, 48
  • Power: USB Bus-powered


  • Dimensions: 1/3U (steel chassis)
  • Height: 5.5” (139.7 mm)
  • Depth: 1.75″ (44.45 mm)
  • Width: 5.5” (139.7 mm)
  • Weight: 5 lbs (2.27 kg)

Additional information

Weight 2.3 lbs
Dimensions 9 x 8.8 x 3.5 in


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