Presonus AudioBox Music Creation Suite
Create music, podcasts, and more and distribute projects on the Web with PreSonus Music Creation Suite recording kit, a complete solution for classrooms, school labs, churches, and home studios! This special all-PreSonus system combines an AudioBox USB interface with Studio One Artist music-production software; Notion music-notation and composition software; the PS49 USB MIDI keyboard; HD3 monitoring headphones; an M7 large-diaphragm condenser microphone; a powered, four-port USB 2 hub; and all necessary cables and mounts.
The AudioBox USB is the heart of the Music Creation Suite. This simple, handy little audio/MIDI interface has just the right features for basic recording needs, including two combo mic/instrument inputs and zero-latency monitoring, so you can simply plug in and start recording right away. Bus-powered, built to travel, compatible with most recording software for Mac and Windows, and equipped with high-performance microphone preamplifiers and professional-quality, 24-bit converters, the AudioBox USB makes recording easy.
No other entry-level recording and production software is this easy to learn and use, yet is capable of creating studio-quality output. Studio One 3 Artist lets you work quickly and stay focused on your inspiration, offers unlimited tracks and plug-ins, and delivers features not normally found in entry-level DAWs. Access powerful editing tools without wading through menus. Load and save audio clips, MIDI files, and effects by drag-and-drop. Studio One makes it easy!
Compose, play back, and edit music with ease! Notion makes it simple to write and edit your musical ideas quickly, then hear them played back with superb orchestral samples recorded by the London Symphony Orchestra, as well as guitar samples by Neil Zaza, bass samples by Victor Wooten, and drum samples by Roy “Futureman” Wooten. You can even perform scores using Notion as a live instrument and save your performance. And only Notion allows you to create a score on your Mac or PC and transfer it to your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch (Notion for iOS not included), where you can continue to edit and play back your music.
Studio One’s virtual instruments provide the sounds; the PS49 USB 2.0 49-key, unweighted, velocity-sensitive MIDI keyboard provides the action—and the controls. You get seven assignable controllers, including pitch and modulation wheels, a volume slider, and four control knobs, plus a sustain-pedal jack (pedal not included). An Octave Shift button lets you transpose the keyboard up to +4 or -3 octaves. And of course you can send Program Change commands and change the MIDI Out channel. A USB cable is included.
Get your mic collection off to a good start with the M7 large-diaphragm condenser microphone. Condenser mics are the overwhelming choice of recording studio professionals, enabling you to capture musical details, harmonics, and subtle nuances that would get lost with dynamic mics. Large-diaphragm condenser microphones like the M7 tend to “warm up” a sound, making them go-to microphones for recording vocals and a wide range of instruments.
Whether you’re monitoring, tracking or mixing, you can expect impressive sonic performance from your HD3 headphones. PreSonus’ HD3 headphones take advantage of a patented, semi-open sound chamber to deliver extended low frequencies. Lightweight and durable, they feature a comfortable design for extended use in class or at home and are adjustable to fit students and adults.
Whether you’re starting a personal studio or equipping a school classroom or music lab, the Music Creation Suite is a great way to get started. With a high-quality interface; award-winning software; a feature-rich MIDI keyboard; a pro-quality, large-diaphragm condenser mic; innovative headphones with powerful bass; a powered, four-port USB 2.0 hub; and cables, all you’ll need is a computer and your talent.