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Mackie Onyx Blackjack

July 15, 2010
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Mackie Onyx Blackjack

Mackie''s Onyx Blackjack ($199.99) premium 2x2 USB recording interface offers industry-leading recording quality in a compact and ergonomic desktop design perfect for home studios. With two boutique-quality Onyx preamps and premium 24-bit AD/DA conversion, Blackjack delivers unmatched fidelity, headroom and transparency for your recordings. True analog hardware monitoring of inputs provides hassle-free zero latency tracking, in either mono or stereo. Other professional features include phantom power, built-in DIs and separate level control for monitors and headphones. Portable by design, it''s bus-powered and Mackie tough. Compatible with Mac and PC, and ready for most major DAWs out-of-box, Blackjack offers the utmost in sonic quality and simplicity.

Features include:

  • Two boutique-quality Onyx mic preamps with class-leading fidelity and dynamic range
  • High-headroom design with ultra-low noise and distortion
  • Professional 24-bit recording/playback via 2x2 USB
  • High-end Cirrus Logic AD/DA converters with 114dB dynamic range (A-weighted)
  • True analog hardware monitoring of inputs, in mono or stereo, for easy zero-latency recording
  • Compatible with most major DAWs
    • Logic
    • SONAR
    • Cubase
    • Ableton Live
    • Final Cut Pro
  • Built-in DI on each input for direct connection of guitars, basses, etc.
  • 48V phantom power for use with studio-quality condenser microphones
  • USB bus-powered, eliminating need for separate power cable
  • Separate studio monitor and headphone outs with independent level control
  • Sleek, ergonomic “Built-Like-A-Tank” desktop design
  • Includes Tracktion 3 Music Production Software.

Find out more about the Blackjack

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