Mackie 2048720-00-RB Onyx Producer 2.2 2x2 USB MIDI Audio Interface - Certified Refurbished

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Mackie 2048720-00-RB Onyx Producer 2.2 2x2 USB MIDI Audio Interface - Certified Refurbished


The Mackie Onyx Producer 2.2 is a USB audio/MIDI interface designed for high-resolution recording and monitoring in home and project studios. With its dual Onyx microphone preamps, combo XLR-1/4" inputs, and 5-pin MIDI I/O, the unit is particularly suitable for singer-songwriters and producers who make use of MIDI instruments and MIDI hardware. In your own project studio, you'll be able to connect to your monitors by means of the 1/4" jacks located on the rear of the unit. The interface is relatively lightweight at 1.4 lb and provides a 1/4" headphone output, so you can take it with you wherever you go. Mackie's all-metal chassis hardware design aids in this endeavor, giving you a robust, roadworthy chassis for the circuitry inside. Should you monitor through headphones, a direct monitor knob is provided, which mitigates any latency as you record your audio. At minimum value, the knob ensures that you hear your direct input from the preamps. At maximum, you'll hear the signal as it's routed through the DAW. Use the knob to blend between the two extremes if you wish. The unit is designed to connect to your Mac or Windows computer over USB, and is bus powered by the host computer.


  • High-Speed USB 2.0 Computer Interface
  • 2 Combo XLR-1/4" Inputs
  • 2 Onyx Mic Preamps
  • Up to 24-Bit / 192 kHz Resolution


    Analog Circuitry

    The Onyx Producer 2·2 delivers high headroom and low noise by means of its analog circuitry, including its Onyx mic preamps.

    5-Pin DIN MIDI I/O

    Two 5-pin MIDI jacks are provided—one for accepting MIDI signals and another for outputting MIDI to compatible devices.

    Direct Monitoring

    A true analog monitoring path allows you to hear audio directly from the preamps as you record, so you can eliminate the latency of hearing the audio through your DAW. The knob allows you to blend between direct monitoring and listening off your DAW.

    Bus Powered

    The interface features connectivity over USB 2.0 for fast data transfers and minimal latency. It's also bus powered through this port, meaning no external power is required. The unit is compatible with Core Audio and ASIO drivers.

    All-Metal Chassis Design

    The Onyx Series Producer gives you an all-metal enclosure and heavy-duty potentiometers, as well as a robust internal construction.

    Key Features at a Glance

    • Dual Onyx mic preamps
    • Combo XLR-1/4" TRS inputs accept mic, line, or instrument sources
    • One Hi-Z switch per channel
    • +48V phantom power for use with condenser mics
    • 2x2 interface recording up to 24-bit / 192 kHz
    • Zero-latency direct monitoring of analog inputs
    • Dedicated 1/4" TRS outputs for connecting studio monitors
    • MIDI I/O for connecting synths, controllers and more
    • 1/4" headphone output
    • Bus powered for easy mobile recording with no power adapter needed
    • USB 2.0 connectivity for fast transfer speed and low latency
    • All-metal enclosure design to survive day-to-day abuse
    • Compatible with all major DAWs on Mac or Windows


    Mackie Onyx Producer Specs  
    Form Factor
    Display None
    Channels of I/O Analog:
      2 Input / 2 Output at 192 kHz
    Maximum Sampling Rate 192 kHz / 24-Bit
    Number of Microphone Preamps 2 Preamps
    Analog Audio I/O 2 x Combo XLR-1/4" TRS Balanced Mic Input
      1 x 1/4" TRS Unbalanced Headphone Output
      2 x 1/4" TRS Balanced Monitor Output
    Phantom Power 48 V
    Digital Audio I/O None
    Host Connection / USB 1 x USB-B
    Host Connection Protocol USB 2.0
    MIDI I/O 1 x DIN 5-Pin Input
      1 x DIN 5-Pin Output
    Frequency Response 0 Hz to 20 kHz ±0.5 dB (Min Gain)
    Maximum Input Level Mic Inputs:
      +11 dBu (Min Gain)
      Line/Hi-Z Inputs:
      +24 dBu (Min Gain)
    Maximum Output Level Monitor Outputs:
      +10 dBu
      Headphone Outputs:
      +10 dBu
    THD Mic Inputs:
      < 0.001%
      Line/Hi-Z Inputs:
      < 0.005%
      Monitor Outputs:
      < 0.001%
      Headphone Outputs:
      < 0.002%
    EIN Mic/Line/Hi-Z Inputs:
      < -100 dB
      Monitor Outputs:
      < -85 dBu
      Headphone Outputs:
      < -75 dBu
    Digital Audio
    Sample Rates Up to 192 kHz
    Bit Depths Up to 24-Bit
    Sync Sources Internal
    Audio Storage & Playback
    Memory Card Slot None
    OS Compatibility macOS
      *As of November, 2021: Check with manufacturer for the most up-to-date compatibility
    Required Hardware Available USB 2.0 Port
    Power Requirements USB Bus Power
    Anti-Theft Features Kensington Security Slot
    Dimensions 7.4 x 4.49 x 2.01" / 18.8 x 11.4 x 5.11 cm
    Weight 1.4 lb / 0.6 kg
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 2.065 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 11.6 x 6.5 x 3.15"

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