Mackie has announced a new line of mobile, high-resolution audio interfaces - Onyx USB Interfaces, designed for singer/songwriters, home studios, and content creators. Available in two models, the Artist 12 and the Producer 22, Onyx USB Interfaces feature Mackie's Onyx mic preamps, 24-bit/192kHz recording, zero-latency direct monitoring, plus a full license for Tracktion T7 DAW + DAW Essentials Collection.
Combining high-resolution converters with Mackie analog circuit and "Built-Like-A-Tank" hardware design, the bus-powered Onyx USB Interfaces are designed for modern recording with Mackie analog sound quality.
Both the Artist 12 and Producer 22 are powered by USB for recording anywhere and are equipped with Onyx mic preamps, zero-latency direct monitoring, 48v phantom power, dedicated ¼" monitor outputs, headphone outputs and more.
Artist 12 features one Onyx mic pre and a dedicated ¼" line input with Hi-Z instrument switch intended for a microphone and a guitar or keyboard. The Producer 22 features dual Onyx mic pres with XLR/TRS combo inputs and Hi-Z instrument switches per channel. Full MIDI I/O allows for connection of controllers, synths, and more.
Included with Onyx USB Interfaces is a full license for the Tracktion T7 DAW recording software plus the DAW Essentials Collection which includes 16 plugins including Equaliser, Compressor, Reverber8, and more.
Price: $139.99 for the Artist 12 and $209.99 for the Producer 22.