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Propellerhead Balance USB Audio Interface with Reason Bundle

Connect two mics, two guitars and two stereo sources to your computer with Balance -- the perfect USB interface/controller for the included Reason software. Rate and review this product
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The Reason 6.5 with Balance Audio Interface Bundle features seamless hardware/software integration. The Industry-standard Reason software includes: Unlimited audio tracks, thousands of new sounds and loops, and new effects devices including vocal pitch correction and support for 3rd-party Rack Extensions. Reason's Balance is a 2-in/2-out USB 2.0 low-latency audio interface with an intuitive front panel design. The rear patch bay allows you to leave all instruments and mics plugged in plus it also features Clip Safe technology for worry-free recording.

Bundle Includes:

- Propellerhead Balance USB Audio Interface
- Reason Essentials software
- Upgrade to full Reason 6.5 for Essentials users

Reason Features:

Instruments
- Kong Drum Designer
- Thor polysonic synthesizer
- NN19 sampler
- NN-XT advanced sampler
- Malstrom graintable synthesizer
- Dr. Octo Rex loop player
- Redrum pattern-based drum machine
- Subtractor analog subtractive synthesizer
- Combinator, for building chains of instruments, effects, and pattern sequencers.

Effects
- Alligator triple channel pattern based gate
- Pulveriser distortion, compressor and envelope follower module
- The Echo high quality stereo echo
- Neptune pitch corrector and voice synthesizer
- Line 6 virtual guitar amplifier
- Line 6 virtual bass amplifier
- RV-7 digital reverb
- DDL-1 digital delay line
- D-11 foldback distortion
- ECF-42 envelope-controlled filter
- DF-101 chorus/flanger
- PH-90 phaser
- COMP-01 compressor
- PEQ2 2-band EQ
- RV7000 advanced reverb
- Scream 4 Sound Destruction Unit
- BV512 vocoder with 4 to 512 bands and equalization
- UN16 unison
- 4-band mastering EQ
- Dual band stereo imager
- Stereo compressor with sidechain input, soft-knee mode and CV out
- Maximizer with look-ahead and soft clip
- Modeled mixing console with complete channel strip for every instrument and audio channel
- Gain
- 4-band EQ
- 8 Send effects slots
- Insert effect slot
- Master compressor with sidechain input
- Dynamics section with compressor and gate
- Lo-pass and hi-passfilter

Other features
- Unlimited audio recording and instrument channels
- Fully featured high-precision multitrack sequencer with Blocks mode and audio comping tools
- High quality realtime time stretch and audio transpose
- Advanced exporting - export your separate mixer channels as individual audio stems, including effects and tempo track
- Live sampling
- RPG-8 Monophonic Arpeggiator
- ReGroove Mixer real-time groove console
- Matrix pattern-based sequencer
- 14 x 2 mixer w/ EQ and effects send/return
- 6:2 channel stereo line mixer
- Spider Audio Merger and Splitter
- Spider Control Voltage Merger and Splitter
- Remote mapping to external MIDI controllers and hardware control surfaces
- Comes with a huge factory sound bank, with patches for all Reason's devices, samples, and loops
- ReWire support
- Multicore support and 64-bit compatibility makes Reason fast and powerful on any computer

Balance Features:

- 2-in by 2-out audio interface
- USB 2.0 -- bus powered
- Two XLR microphone inputs with 48V phantom power
- Two 1/4" guitar inputs with padding
- Four 1/4" balanced line inputs (two stereo pairs)
- One 1/4" headphone output
- Two 1/4" TRS balanced main outputs
- 24-bit ADC/DACs, 44.1 to 96 kHz
- Low latency design
- Clip Safe -- Never again a lost take because of inadequate level settings. The "built-in recording engineer" watches over your session and automatically heals any clipped recordings.
- Mac OS class compliant (no driver on Mac OS). ASIO drivers for Windows installed with the software.
- Built-in Propellerhead Ignition Key
- Direct monitoring (for stand-alone or DAW use)
- Hardware input source selection
- Input level control
- Separate output and headphone level control
- Output muting

zZounds is an authorized dealer of Propellerhead products.

Balance Specifications:

System Requirements
Minimum system requirements for Balance audio interface and Reason software.

- Mac OS X:
- Intel Mac (multiple cores highly recommended)
- 1 GB RAM
- DVD drive
- Mac OS X 10.6.3 or later
- 3 GB free hard disk space (program may use up to 20 GB scratch disk space)
- A MIDI interface and a MIDI keyboard recommended
- Free USB 2.0 port
- Internet connection for registration

- Windows:
- Intel Pentium 4 / AMD Opteron or better (multiple cores highly recommended)
- 1GB RAM
- DVD drive
- Windows XP SP3, Vista or Windows 7 (Vista or Windows 7 required for 64-bit)
- 3 GB free hard disk space (program may use up to 20 GB scratch disk space)
- A MIDI interface and a MIDI keyboard recommended
- Free USB 2.0 port
- Internet connection for registration
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