MBOX Studio Specifications

Get all the detailed ins and outs and technical specifications for the MBOX Studio audio interface for PC and Mac.

System requirements
Computer Avid-qualified USB-equipped Mac or Windows-based computer (see details)
General
Simultaneous I/O 21 x 22
Audio resolution 24-bit, 44.1/48 kHz 21 x 22; 24-bit, 88.2/96 kHz 17 x 18; 24-bit, 176.4/192 kHz 8 x 10
Built-in DSP Avid FX—EQ, Delay, Reverb, Tuner
Mic preamps 4
Phantom power +48V switch
Form factor Desktop interface
Dimensions (H x W x D) 4.1 x 11.3 x 8.9 inches (105.2 x 288 x 225.3 mm)
Weight 6.1 lbs (2.8 kg)
Computer connectivity USB-C 2.0 (includes USB-A adapter)
Inputs and outputs
Analog inputs
  • 2 combo mic/line/instrument inputs with Variable Z (impedance) on the front panel (inputs 1–2)
  • 2 combo mic/line inputs with Variable Z on the back panel (inputs 3–4)
  • 4 line inputs (inputs 7–8 shared with FX Returns)
Analog outputs
  • 2 stereo monitor outputs (Main and Alt)
  • 2 headphone outputs
  • 2 Hi-Z switchable FX Loops Sends
  • 1 Hi-Z out to amp (mirrors FX Send 2)
Digital inputs
  • 1 Optical input (8 channels of ADAT or 2 channels S/PDIF)
  • 1 coaxial S/PDIF input
Digital outputs
  • 1 Optical output (8 channels of ADAT or 2 channels S/PDIF)
  • 1 coaxial S/PDIF output
Other I/O
  • MIDI I/O
  • 2 footswitch/expression pedal inputs
A/D conversion
Mic preamps
  • Max Input Level: 14 dBu
  • Gain Range: 60 dB
  • Dynamic Range: 112 dB
  • THD+N: 0.001%
  • EIN: -129 dB (A-weighted)
  • Frequency Response: 20 Hz–20 kHz, ±0.125 dB
Line inputs
  • Max Input Level: 14 dBu
  • Gain Range: 60 dB
  • Dynamic Range: 112 dB
  • THD+N: 0.001%
  • Frequency Response: 20 Hz–20 kHz, ±0.125 dB
Instrument inputs
  • Max Input Level: 14 dBu
  • Gain Range: 60 dB
  • Dynamic Range: 108 dB
  • THD+N: 0.004%
  • Frequency Response: 20 Hz–20 kHz, ±0.125 dB
D/A conversion
Line outputs
  • Max Output: 19 dBu
  • Dynamic Range: 110 dB
  • THD+N: 0.002%
  • Frequency Response: 20 Hz–20 kHz, ±0.125 dB
Monitor outputs
  • Max Output: 19 dBu
  • Dynamic Range: 110 dB
  • THD+N: 0.0012%
  • Frequency Response: 20 Hz–20 kHz, ±0.125 dB
Headphone outputs
  • Dynamic Range: 102 dB
  • Frequency Response: 20 Hz–20 kHz, ±0.2 dB
  • Output Power: 120 mW > 32 Ohm
Hi-Z output (reamp)
  • Dynamic Range: 103 dB
  • THD+N: 0.002%
  • Frequency Response: 20 Hz–20 kHz, ±0.3 dB