PreSonus has announced the launch of the Studio 2|6 and Studio 6|8, two new USB 2.0 audio/MIDI interfaces that offer affordable ultra-high-definition recording solutions for a wide range of users.
Both interfaces record at up to 24-bit, 192 kHz resolution and feature PreSonus’ coveted microphone preamps, audiophile-grade digital converters, ultra-low-jitter clocking, and MIDI I/O. As with all PreSonus recording systems, Studio-series interfaces come with the company’s award-winning Studio One® Artist DAW software for Mac® and Windows®.
The Studio 2|6 2×4 bus-powered audio/MIDI interface features two front-panel combo mic and switchable line/instrument inputs with +48V phantom power for condenser mics. In addition to the L/R main outputs, you get two balanced line outputs for monitor mixing, while LED meters indicate input and output levels. A Cue Mix A/B function lets you toggle between two mixes while monitoring through headphones—perfect for DJs and to listen in on a performer’s monitor mix. This combination makes Studio 2|6 a great choice for podcasters, singer/songwriters, DJs, live streaming, or a couple of guitarists who want to collaborate or jam. Use it for recording sermons and teaching music, too!
An excellent choice for small studios, the Studio 6|8 6-in, 6-out audio/MIDI interface sports 2 front-panel combo mic/line/instrument inputs and 2 rear-panel mic/line inputs. In addition to the L/R main outputs, you get two balanced line outputs for monitor mixing or speaker switching plus S/PDIF I/O. A Cue Mix A/B function lets you toggle between two mixes while monitoring through headphones—perfect for DJs and to listen in on a performer’s monitor mix.
Both PreSonus Studio-series audio/MIDI interfaces are available for a MAP/street price of $199 USD (Studio 2|6) and $299 USD (Studio 6|8).