Take music creation beyond your computer with blackbox, a next-generation sampling studio with intuitive touchscreen control. Record hours of audio and loops from your synths, drum machines, and other tabletop studio devices. Arrange sequences using built-in synchronization and slicing, then structure your sequences to create complete songs. Perform your compositions live and trigger one-shot samples on the fly. Blackbox makes it easy to create music anywhere thanks to a compact and nearly indestructible design that fits in the palm of your hand. It’s a complete music creation workflow—at your fingertips.
Reach Out, Touch Beats.
Record, edit, and sequence using a familiar touchscreen interface.
Integrate synths, drum machines, and other devices to form your tabletop studio.
Capture samples, arrange sequences, and create songs without using a computer.
Get into the groove with a fast, fluid, and intuitive workflow.
Connect external hardware via USB to expand performance and control capabilities.
Record and play back hours of music with an expandable microSD memory slot.
Combine loops with different tempos using built-in synchronization and slicing.
Perform with drum loops and samples using one-shots.
Make music anywhere thanks to a compact and nearly indestructible design.
What Is Included When you purchase blackbox, you will receive:
one Blackbox compact sampling studio
a microSD card with blackbox firmware, about 60 presets and approximately 900 WAV files
a USB power cable and USB wall wart with 3 international adapters
2 MIDI Adapters – Male 3.5mm TRS to Female 5 pin DIN, MIDI Class B standard
a Quick Start guide to get you playing right away
Big Sound. Little Blackbox.
Streams long samples from the microSD card with a max sample size of 4 GB, which can be many hours
1 stereo audio input and 3 stereo audio outputs, plus stereo headphones output
16 note polyphony: Up to 4 notes per pad for samples, 2 notes per pad for clips and slicers
16 samples, 16 sequences and 16 song sections per preset
Supports 1 and 2 channel WAV files with 16, 24 or 32-bit resolution at any sample rate (48kHz preferred)
24-bit ADC and DAC
USB MIDI Device In and TRS MIDI In can trigger samples, notes and sequences
TRS Clock In and Out, and TRS MIDI Out for synchronizing with additional instruments
USB powered – can run off a USB power block or wall outlet
Dimensions: 5.5″ x 5″ x 1.25″ (14 cm x 13 cm x 3 cm)