Stefan Schreiber, hardware product marketing manager at Steinberg, told Sonic State, "Both bundles are really great value for money, providing comprehensive, extremely powerful solutions for music recording and production. Users interested in purchasing an entire hardware and software recording setup at an exceptional price are well advised to take a closer look at what we are offering here"
Here's a description of each bundle in Steinberg's own words...
The Ultimate Cubase Recording Pack bundles the UR824 rack audio interface together with the latest version of the Cubase music production system. The UR824 interface provides sufficient I/O connectivity and premium sound quality at up to 96 kHz/24-bit resolution. Cubase features a suite of 62 audio effects including the VST Amp Rack guitar rack emulations, 18 MIDI VST effect processors and ten VST instruments, including the HALion Sonic SE workstation with a wealth of instrument sounds, the Padshop granular synthesizer and Retrologue virtual-analog synthesizer.
The Cubase Production Studio comprises the UR28M desktop USB 2.0 audio interface and latest version of Cubase Artist. Featuring plenty of analog inputs and outputs at 96 kHz/24-bit resolution, the UR28M interface offers professional monitoring capabilities while recording in Cubase Artist. Cubase Artist comes with eight VST instruments including HALion Sonic SE, the Padshop granular synthesizer and the Retrologue virtual-analog synthesizer plus 43 audio and 18 MIDI VST effect processors.
Pricing and Availability:
The Ultimate Cubase Recording Pack and Cubase Production Studio are available as of now through the Steinberg website and authorized Steinberg resellers.
The suggested retail price for the Ultimate Cubase Recording Pack is 999 euros including German VAT.
The suggested retail price for the Cubase Production Studio is 549 euros including German VAT.