Seems like everyone is jumping on the "indestructable" idea - but I still think that TC Electronic win out with their G-System. I mean how do you beat a tank rolling over it?
Presonus say that the AudioBox USB is a USB bus-powered audio recording interface featuring 2 microphone/instrument inputs with 48V phantom power, 2 balanced TRS outputs, MIDI in/out along with Steinberg's Cubase LE 4 48-track recording and production software giving you everything needed to get started recording and producing your music.
AES67 Standard, multichannel playback, record, sync
A look at the Electro Harmonix collaboration modules