Mackie Onyx Blackjack USB audio interface

Mackie is proud to announce two new Onyx-branded premium recording interfaces – the Onyx Blackjack and Onyx Blackbird. These new interfaces provide the unmatched quality, feature sets and level of innovation for which Onyx gear is known for, priced to make any working musician or engineer smile.

Onyx Premium Recording Interfaces deliver ultra-professional recording quality and innovative features that make them really easy to use. Boutique-quality Onyx mic preamps and industry-leading AD/DA converters deliver unmatched fidelity, headroom and transparency for your recordings. Plus, features like true analog hardware monitoring simplify your workflow, allowing you to work like a pro and deliver the results you demand. From a simple, bus-powered desktop solution to a high-quality, high-input front end to your studio, these interfaces offer the utmost in sonic quality and simplicity. It’s time to work smarter and sound professional with Mackie Onyx Premium Recording Interfaces.

Mackie Onyx Blackjack USB audio interface, rear ports

Onyx Blackjack 2×2 USB Recording Interface

  • 2×2 24-bit recording to Mac/PC
  • 2 Onyx mic preamps
  • 48V phantom power for studio condenser mics
  • 2 built-in DIs
  • True analog hardware monitoring in mono/stereo
  • Separate level control for monitors/phones
  • Includes Tracktion 3 Music Production Software
  • www.mackie.com/products/onyxblackjack/

Mackie Onyx Blackbird FireWire audio interface

Mackie Onyx Blackbird FireWire audio interface, rear ports

Mackie Onyx Blackbird FireWire audio interface, rear ports, click to zoom

Onyx Blackbird 16×16 FireWire Recording Interface

  • 16×16 24-bit/96kHz recording via FireWire/ADAT to Mac/PC
  • 8 Onyx mic preamps
  • 48V phantom power for studio condenser mics
  • 2 easy-access Super Channels with integrated DIs, low cut switches and inserts
  • Expandability via ADAT and wordclock I/O
  • Dual headphone outs with independent level controls
  • Separate monitor, main and alt outputs
  • Powerful Blackbird Control DSP Matrix Mixer
  • Includes Tracktion 3 Music Production Software
  • www.mackie.com/products/onyxblackbird/

On the Mac, both new interfaces require a G4 processor or faster. The Onyx Blackbird requires OS X 10.5 or later, while the Blackjack requires OS X 10.4.11 or later. According to Mackie, both will be shipping soon.

www.mackie.com/products/onyxinterfaces/

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