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Detailed Pro Tools recording comparison

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 ProductSystem TypeMaximum simultaneous I/OMic preampsOther I/OMax
Resolution
Included Software

Good:

Studio-grade, portable systems come bundled with Pro Tools Express, offering the most affordable entry into Pro Tools

Fast Track Solo Portable USB audio interface 2 x 2 1 Instrument in, headphone out, speaker outs 24-bit/48 kHz Pro Tools Express
Fast Track Duo Portable USB audio interface 2 x 2

2

Instrument ins, line I/O, headphone out 24-bit/48 kHz Pro Tools Express

Better:

Premium-grade, portable systems come bundled with industry-standard Pro Tools (or Pro Tools Express), offering professional-quality recording in your personal studio

Mbox Portable USB audio interface 4 x 4 2 Line I/O, DI ins, MIDI I/O, S/PDIF I/O, headphone out 32-bit/96 kHz Pro Tools Express
Eleven Rack Desktop USB guitar interface 8 x 8 1 Guitar in, line I/O, FX loop, MIDI I/O, AES/EBU I/O, S/PDIF I/O, footswitch in, headphone out 32-bit/96 kHz Pro Tools
Mbox Pro Desktop FireWire audio interface 8 x 8 4 Line I/O, DI ins, MIDI I/O, S/PDIF I/O, Word Clock I/O, Aux ins, footswitch in, headphone outs 32-bit/192 kHz Pro Tools

Best:

Professional-grade systems with customizable interfaces come with industry-standard Pro Tools HD, offering the best sound and performance, and the lowest latency

Pro Tools|HD Native Professional Thunderbolt or PCIe audio workstation Up to
64 x 64*
Interface-dependent* Interface-dependent* 32-bit/192 kHz Pro Tools HD
Pro Tools|HDX Professional DSP-powered PCIe audio workstation Up to
192 x 192*
Interface-dependent* Interface-dependent* 32-bit/192 kHz Pro Tools HD

* I/O counts and types depend on the
Pro Tools HD Series interface(s) you pair with your system.