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Mackie Releases New Big Knob Series

Mackie points out that the Mackie Big Knob is the go-to monitor controller for studios the world over. They have added in the high-resolution goodness of an Onyx recording and playback solution that makes Big Knob truly become the nerve center for your studio.

There are three Big Knob Series products to choose from. They are: Big Knob Passive, Big Knob Studio, and Big Knob Studio+. All of them have the classic Big Knob volume control and a sturdy “Built-Like-A-Tank” design.

Now with three products in the Big Knob lineup, studios of any size will benefit from the professional source/monitor selection and precise level control that made the original such a popular choice. Plus, with the addition of high-resolution Onyx USB recording and playback, studios get a powerful, hybrid solution that is truly greater than the sum of its parts.

Big Knob Passive is a simple 2×2 monitor controller. Choose between 2 sources and 2 monitor pairs. It has mono, mute, and dim functions. It also has a passive audio path with no power supply needed.

Big Knob Studio lets you choose between 3 sources and 2 monitor pairs. It has mono, mute, and dim functions. It also has independent trim on all sources and monitor outs. Big Knob Studio has flexible 2×2 USB recording interface and a comprehensive feature set for professional studios. It is compatible wit hall major DAWs on both Mac and Windows, and includes Tracktion recording software.

Big Knob Studio+ has all of the above and more. It lets you choose between 4 sources and 3 monitor pairs, and has a flexible 2×4 USB recording interface. Its comprehensive feature set for professional studios includes flexible talkback options including external mic and footswitch control, and dedicated amp-driven studio output perfect for headphone distribution system.