PRO TOOLS MUSIC CREATION STUDIO
The Pro Tools Music Creation Studio bundle features an Mbox 2 Factory system, which includes the Mbox 2 audio interface and Pro Tools LE 7.4 software, along with over $1000 worth of Digidesign and Bomb Factory plug-ins.
The bundle also includes an M-Audio Nova large capsule cardioid microphone, an M-Audio Axiom 25 advanced 25-key USB MIDI controller keyboard and M-Audio Studiophile AV40 desktop monitors. Completing the bundle are three of Digidesignâ€™s virtual instruments by the A.I.R. group: Structure LE, an advanced sample player; Xpand! , the sample-playback/synthesis workstation, and Velvet, the vintage electric pianos emulator. Cables to connect the system are also included.
PRO TOOLS PERSONAL STUDIO
Also available is the Pro Tools Personal Studio bundle, which features the Mbox 2 Mini audio interface and Pro Tools LE 7.4 software, an M-Audio Nova mic and Studiophile AV40 desktop monitors, plus Structure LE, the advanced sample player, and Xpand! , the sample-playback/synthesis workstation plug in. Cables to connect the system are also included.
Dusty DiMercurio, marketing manager for Digidesign personal studio products, told us, â€œThese packages provide users with everything they need to get started creating pro-sounding music right awayâ€”all for a compelling price savings. Users can purchase either a basic or enhanced personal studio system packageâ€”complete with all the Digidesign and M-Audio hardware and software they need, including the cables to pull it all togetherâ€”all for a fraction of the combined cost of the individual components.â€�
Pricing and Availability:
The Pro Tools Music Creation Studio has a suggested retail price of $895 (USD), a savings of up to $700 if all items are purchased separately.
The Pro Tools Personal Studio has a manufacturers suggested retail price of $495 (USD), a savings of up to $350 if all items are purchased separately.
Both bundles will be available in the first quarter of 2008 from authorized Digidesign dealers.