Presonus AudioBox USB 96 Interface - 25th Anniversary


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Price: $99.99
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A Complete, All-PreSonus, Hardware/Software, High-Definition Recording Kit — Just Add A Computer!

The AudioBox USB® 96 audio interface has just the right features you need to start recording right away. Bus-powered and built to travel, the AudioBox USB 96 makes recording easy.



Two front-panel combo mic/instrument inputs, two balanced line-level outputs, an ultra-loud headphone out, and MIDI I/O make the AudioBox USB 96 an affordable stereo-recording solution for singer/songwriters, podcasters, guitar or guitar-bass collaborations and more. A Mix control lets you balance the level between the input signal and computer playback without any latency.

The AudioBox USB 96 is built to be used on the go with a heavy-duty steel chassis to stand up to the rigors of mobile recording. It's USB class-compliant - no special drivers to install - and natively compatible with Apple Silicon-based Macs and iOS and iPadOS devices. A screaming-loud headphone output ensures you can hear your music clearly, even in noisy locations.

Compatible with virtually all macOS, Windows, iOS and iPadOS audio-recording software, the AudioBox USB 96 comes with a license for PreSonus®' Studio One® Artist and Studio Magic Suite bundle for a complete recording solution so you can get recording right away.

Whether you're just getting into recording or are a veteran producer who wants to go mobile, the AudioBox USB 96 audio interface is ready to hit the road when you are.



  • Simple, affordable stereo-recording solution for singer/songwriters, podcasters, guitar or guitar-bass collaborations and more
  • Professional-quality mic preamps: Your microphone will sound its best thanks to this low-noise, high-headroom design with +35 dBu of adjustable gain and switchable +48V phantom power for professional XLR condenser mics
  • Recording software included: Get started right away with PreSonus® Studio One® Artist recording software and Studio Magic Suite software bundle
  • Bus-powered by your connected USB device so no need for an additional power supply
  • 2 combo mic/instrument inputs with high-quality mic preamplifiers: Connect mics, guitars and basses
  • One loud, clear ¼-inch stereo headphone output
  • Mix control lets you create a custom blend between inputs and playback for monitoring recordings with zero latency
  • Two balanced TRS ¼-inch main outputs for studio monitors or other speakers
  • Professional audio quality: Studio-grade converters allow for up to 24-bit/96 kHz recording and playback assuring the highest quality possible
  • USB 2.0-compatible


World-Class Recording Software Included.
The AudioBox USB 96® works with virtually all macOS, Windows, iOS and iPadOS audio-recording software and comes with a license for PreSonus®’ Studio One® Artist for a complete recording solution. Studio One is easy to learn and enables you to compose, record, and produce without getting distracted by the tools.

Make Your Own Magic.
Expand your Studio One® experience with the Studio Magic Suite of software. Studio Magic includes tutorials from Melodics, sound libraries from Ghost Hack, 7 virtual instruments, and 9 effects plug-ins in VST, AU and AAX formats to use in Studio One Artist or your DAW of choice, with a retail value of over $1,000 (US).



  • Voltage
  • USB Bus Powered
  • Inputs
  • Two - Combo Mic/Instrument Inputs (XLR Female Balanced, 1/4" TS Female Unbalanced)
  • Headphone Jack
  • 1/4" TRS Active Stereo
  • Line Out
  • Two - 1/4" Balanced (Left and Right)


Microphone Preamp:

  • Total Harmonic Distortion
  • THD+N (Unweighted, 1 kHz @ +4 dBu Output, Unity Gain) < 0.008%
  • Signal To Noise Ratio
  • (Unity Gain, Ref. = +4 dBu, 20 Hz to 22 kHz) > 95 dB
  • Common Mode Rejection Ratio
  • (1 kHz, 55 dB Gain) > 45 dB
  • Gain Control Range
  • (± 1 dB) 0 dB to 35 dB
  • Microphone Preamp Maximum Input Level
  • (Unity Gain, 1 kHz @ 0.5% THD+N) -3 dBu
  • Phantom Power
  • (±2 VDC) +48 VDC
  • Frequency Response
  • (±3.0 dB) 20 Hz to 20 kHz
  • Microphone Preamp Input Impedance
  • (Balanced) 1200Ω


Headphone Outputs:

  • Headphone Outputs Maximum Output
  • 60 mW/Channel @ 60Ω Load
  • Frequency Response
  • (±1.0 dB) 20 Hz to 30 kHz


Main and Line Outputs:

  • Main And Line Outputs Impedance
  • 51Ω


Digital Audio:

  • Digital Audio Dynamic Range
  • ADC Dynamic Range (A-Weighted, 48 kHz Sample Rate): 105 dB, DAC Dynamic Range (A-Weighted, 48 kHz Sample Rate): 105 dB
  • Digital Audio Bit Depth
  • 24
  • Supported Sample Rates
  • 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 88.2 kHz, 96 kHz



  • Connection Type
  • USB 2.0 Bus-Powered
  • MIDI I/O
  • Dual 5-Pin Female DIN

Manufacturer: Presonus