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M-Audio MobilePre USB Mobile Preamp and Audio Interface

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  • Zero-latency hardware direct monitoring (mono/stereo) with software level control
  • USB-powered for total mobility
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Product Description

MobilePre USB is the preamp with a built-in audio interface that's designed for laptop recording such as field recording and sampling expeditions. It's completely bus-powered (of course, you can use it on the desktop as well). A total of three kinds of audio inputs and outputs provide maximum flexibility for any application--including two on-board microphone/instrument preamps and high-impedance instrument inputs ideal for connecting guitars and basses. And unlike many competitors, zero-latency direct monitoring provides you with a streamlined professional recording experience.

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MobilePre USB is the preamp with a built-in audio interface that's designed for laptop recording such as field recording and sampling expeditions. It's completely bus-powered (of course, you can use it on the desktop as well). A total of three kinds of audio inputs and outputs provide maximum flexibility for any application--including two on-board microphone/instrument preamps and high-impedance instrument inputs ideal for connecting guitars and basses. And unlike many competitors, zero-latency direct monitoring provides you with a streamlined professional recording experience.

Perfect for laptop recording such as field recording and sampling expeditions. Click to enlarge.

A variety of input options. Click to enlarge.

Gain control knob for each input channel (+40 dB max).

Flexible Input Options
The MobilePre USB boasts a variety of inputs to suit a variety of applications--two balanced XLR microphone inputs with built-in preamps, complete with a phantom circuit to power your condenser mics; two 1/4-inch instrument/line inputs for guitar, bass, etc.; and even an 1/8-inch stereo microphone input.

Line and Headphone Outs
Monitor while recording with the stereo headphone output, conveniently located right on the front of the unit.

Both a stereo 1/8-inch and two mono channel outputs on back let you send to powered monitors, computer speakers, etc.

Hardware Direct Monitoring
Thanks to the MobilePre's zero-latency hardware direct monitoring and software level control, you can overdub without lag, and adjust the levels to best suit whatever you're tracking.

Total Mobility
Because the MobilePre is USB bus-powered, it's perfect for field recording or other sessions where you want to travel lightly. No need for a "wall wart" power adapter.

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What's in the Box
MobilePre USB audio interface, One high-quality USB cable, M-Audio Driver CD (includes driver installation software), Additional software installation CDs, This Product Manual.

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