PreSonus AudioBox USB 96 USB Audio Interface User Guide

PreSonus AudioBox USB 96 USB Audio Interface User Guide & troubleshooting

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AudioBox USB® 96
USB Audio Interface
Quick Start Guide

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Overview

What’s in the box
Along with this Quick Start Guide, your package contains the following:

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  • AudioBox USB96
  • 6’ (1.8m) USB cablePreSonus AudioBox USB 96 USB Audio Interface User Guide  & troubleshooting 5
  • Studio One Key Commands GuidePreSonus AudioBox USB 96 USB Audio Interface User Guide  & troubleshooting 6
  • PreSonus Health Safety and Compliance Guide
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Downloads

  • Universal Control with software drivers for Windows®
  • Studio One Artist DAW and resources (approximately 2 GB)
  • AudioBox USB96 Owner’s Manual PDF

Getting Started

Congratulations on choosing a PreSonus AudioBox USB®96. You now own a state-of-the-art, USB 2.0 interface featuring two Class A microphone preamplifiers, analog
monitoring, high-resolution 96 kHz recording — and Studio One Artist creative music environment.

Step 1: Register Your AudioBox USB96

  1. Go online to my.presonus.com and create — or log in to — you’re My PreSonus user account.
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  2. Click to register.
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  3. Enter your AudioBox USB96 serial number and purchase date, then click Register.
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Step 2: Download Your Software and Manual
Download the following from your My PreSonus user account:
Universal Control for Windows (not necessary for Mac)

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AudioBox USB96 Owner’s Manual

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Studio One Artist software (optional)

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Step 3: Install Universal Control
Windows users: Install Universal Control and the AudioBox USB96 Windows driver. This installer was designed to be easy to use. Simply follow the onscreen instructions.
You will be alerted that the installer has successfully finished and it will prompt you to reboot your computer.
Click “Finish” to automatically restart your computer.
macOS users: The AudioBox USB96 is a class-compliant Core Audio device, so no installation is necessary. Simply connect your AudioBox USB96 to your computer to begin using it.

Step 4: Meet the AudioBox USB96

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Step 5: Make the Connections

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Step 6: Install Studio One
To install Studio One Artist, download the Studio One Artist installer from your My PreSonus account to the computer on which you will use it.

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Windows users: Launch the Studio One Artist installer and follow the onscreen instructions.
Mac users: Drag the Studio One Artist application into the Applications folder on your Mac hard drive.

Step 7: Authorize Studio One

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When Studio One is launched for the first time on your computer, you’ll need to enter your My PreSonus account information. Once entered, Studio One will scan your account for available Studio One Product Keys. Select your Product Key and click Activate. Your computer will need to be connected to the Internet for authorization and activation.

Step 8: Install Studio One Bundled Content

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Studio One Artist comes bundled with demos, instruments, loops, and samples to provide you with everything you need to begin producing music.
The first time you launch Studio One Artist, you will be prompted to install its companion content.
Select the content you wish to add and click “Install” to automatically download and install it from your My PreSonus user account.

Step 9: Start Recording!

PreSonus AudioBox USB 96 USB Audio Interface User Guide  & troubleshooting 19 Launch Studio One Artist.
PreSonus AudioBox USB 96 USB Audio Interface User Guide  & troubleshooting 20 From the Start page, select “Create a new Song.”
PreSonus AudioBox USB 96 USB Audio Interface User Guide  & troubleshooting 21 Select “AudioBox USB” from the Templates list.
PreSonus AudioBox USB 96 USB Audio Interface User Guide  & troubleshooting 22 Give your Song a name.
PreSonus AudioBox USB 96 USB Audio Interface User Guide  & troubleshooting 23 Click the OK button when you are finished.
PreSonus AudioBox USB 96 USB Audio Interface User Guide  & troubleshooting 24 Click on the MIX button to open the Console in Studio One.
PreSonus AudioBox USB 96 USB Audio Interface User Guide  & troubleshooting 25 Turn the Mixer knob on the front panel of your AudioBox USB96 to the 12 o’clock position. This will allow you to hear both your inputs and the playback from the computer.
PreSonus AudioBox USB 96 USB Audio Interface User Guide  & troubleshooting 26 Connect a pair of headphones to the AudioBox USB96 headphone output and turn the Phones volume control to the 12 o‘clock position.

Connect a microphone then speak into it while watching the meter on Channel 1 in Studio One and slowly turning the AudioBox USB96 Input 1 Trim knob clockwise.

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You are now ready to record.

Click the “Record“ button in Studio One Artist and begin recording your first masterpiece!

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To playback your recording, click on the “Return to Zero” button in the transport in Studio One Artist and then click on the “Play” button.

Step 10: Learn More
A variety of helpful tips, tricks, and educational material is available at www.PreSonus.com including:

  • Your AudioBox USB96 Owner’s Manual
  • The PreSonus User Community
  • PreSonus Learn Articles
  • Studio One Video Tutorials
  • And more….

© 2017 PreSonus Audio Electronics, Inc. All Rights Reserved. PreSonus and AudioBox USB have registered trademarks of PreSonus Audio Electronics, Inc. Studio One is a registered trademark of PreSonus Software, Ltd. macOS is a trademark of Apple, Inc., in the U.S. and other countries. Windows is a registered trademark of Microsoft, Inc., in the U.S. and other countries. Other product names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective companies All specifications are subject to change without notice.

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