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Studio One 5.5 is here!

Studio One 5.5 has arrived, adding a ton of new mastering power to the Project Page — including Automation — as well as plenty of other features, including a strum notes feature, .MID file support for the Chord Track, Fast Ampire switching, and more!

Here’s our Studio One 5.5 video playlist below. But if you want the full story and all the nitty-gritty details…

…head on over to the What’s New Page to see it all!

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Save $30 on AudioBox 96 Studio 25th Anniversary in the USA and Canada in November 2021!

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Now through the end of November 2021, save $30 on the AudioBox 96 Studio 25th Anniversary Edition at participating dealers in the USA and Canada!

Start recording today with this complete, all-PreSonus package! Based on the AudioBox USB 96 audio/MIDI interface and award-winning Studio One recording and production software, PreSonus AudioBox 96 Studio is great for creating multitrack recordings, demos, live recordings, podcasts, field recordings for video and sound effects, and much more.

You get our best-ever selling AudioBox interface, the M7 Condenser microphone, comfy HD7 headphones, Studio One Artist, the Studio Magic Suite (over $1000 worth of software) and all the cables you need to hook it up. It’s everything you need to record and produce in a single purchase—and for a limited time it’s more affordable than ever!

This is an instant rebate, live at the point of purchase. No forms to fill out.

 

Get $30/€30 instant rebates on the Revelator Microphone!

Now through the end of Dec. 2021, — save $30/€30 on the Revelator USB microphone at participating dealers!

Stand out from the crowd! Revelator is the first USB microphone to deliver voice processing to polish your sound and an easy-to-use loopback mixer to bring in multiple sources from other software applications—all built into a studio-grade microphone that connects right to your computer, Chromebook, and iOS/iPadOS devices. It’s ideal for singer/songwriters, podcasters, or just regular ol’ Zoom calls for the work-from-home crowd.

You also get Studio One Artist and the Studio Magic software suite—over $1000 worth of software!

Here’s a great review of the Revelator from Production Expert!

 

The fine print:

USA and Canadian customers can get their $30 off instantly at participating dealers.

European customers need to use the rebate form linked below. Qualifying territories include: Germany, UK, Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Austria, Ireland, Hungary, France, Spain, Portugal, Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia.

To find a dealer outside of the USA, click the links below!

 

Get $50/€50 instant rebates on ioStation 24c!

Now through the end of Dec. 2021, — save $50/€50 on the ioStation 24c at participating dealers!

When you’re a solo artist, you have to be more than just creative to realize your vision; you must also be a producer and an audio engineer. The ioStation 24c audio interface and production controller provides the tools needed for all of these diverse roles in a compact, ergonomic desktop design that will fit into any home studio. Record your audio through two pristine XMAX mic preamps and high-definition 24-bit, 192 kHz analog-to-digital converters. Navigate your recordings with easy-to-use transport controls. Edit your production and automate parameters in your favorite DAW with the powerful Session Navigator and mix it all with a 100 mm touch-sensitive motorized fader. Whether you’re a musician producing your latest album or just getting started with your first podcast, the ioStation 24c gives you the tools you need to record and mix with the ease of hands-on, tactile control—all in a single device that doesn’t clutter your creative space.

You also get Studio One Artist and the Studio Magic software suite—over $1000 worth of software!

Here’s a great review of the ioStation 24c from Creative Sauce!

 

The fine print:

USA and Canadian customers can get their $50 off instantly at participating dealers.

European customers need to use the rebate form linked below. Qualifying territories include: Germany, UK, Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Austria, Ireland, Hungary, France, Spain, Portugal, Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia.

To find a dealer outside of the USA, click the links below!

Get cash back on the AudioBox iTwo Studio!

Now through the end of Nov. 2021, — get $30/€30 cash back on AudioBox iTwo Studio at participating dealers!

If you or someone you know is getting started in music, audio production, or content creation, there’s never been a better time to buy the AudioBox iTwo Studio! It includes everything you need to start producing music out of the box: The AudioBox iTwo USB audio interface, HD7 headphones, an M7 microphone, and Studio One Artist—a $99 USD value!

Here’s a great review of the AudioBox iTwo Studio from Music Radar: “If you want a quick and easy start in computer-based recording, you’ll find it in this competitively-priced package.”

Read the whole review here.

And here’s a great overview from Rob Chapman on the entire bundle:

 

The fine print:

USA and Canadian customers can get their $30 off instantly at participating dealers.

European customers need to use the rebate form, linked below. Qualifying territories include: Germany, UK, Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Austria, Ireland, Hungary, France, Spain, Portugal, Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia.

To find a dealer outside of the USA, click the links below!

 

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Get $30/€30 instant rebates on the PD-70 Dynamic Mic

Now through the end of Nov. 2021, — save $30/€30  on the PD-70 dynamic microphone at participating dealers!

Whether you’re starting your first podcast, telling your YouTube subscribers about the latest trends, or running a program for your local volunteer radio station from your living room, you need a microphone that will bring your voice to your listener with clarity and warmth. The PD-70 is built to capture the spoken word cleanly and clearly while eliminating mechanical noise and breathiness that can get between you and your audience. Thanks to superior off-axis rejection, you can set up your broadcast studio in just about any space—and unwanted reverberance, electrical hum, and the random car driving by will be left behind, leaving only the pristine, natural sound of your voice.

You also get Studio One Prime and the Studio Magic software suite—over $1000 worth of software!

Here’s a great review of the PD-70 from ThePodcastHost.com: “…a beautiful mic with great frequency response and sensitivity, capturing the chest tones and that broadcast sound with low noise and terrific clarity.”

Read the full review here.

The PD-70 has fast become PreSonus employees’ go-to mic to record vocals for our River City Sessions. Check it out in action on a male rock vocal with The Hitchhiker:

The fine print:

USA and Canadian customers can get their $30 off instantly at participating dealers.

European customers need to use the rebate form linked below. Qualifying territories include: Germany, UK, Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Austria, Ireland, Hungary, France, Spain, Portugal, Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia.

To find a dealer outside of the USA, click the links below!

 

Alfasoni
Amazon DE
Amazon ES
Amazon FR
Amazon GB
Amazon IT
Amazon NL
Amazon SE
Audio Visual Comm.
Bax
BiMotorDJ
Everest Music
GAK
Gear4Music
Global Mastering
Guitar Guitar
Hangszerplaza
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Juno
Just Music
Klangfarbe
Knight Sound
Madrid Hifi
Mango Sound
Michenaud
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Music Bros
Music Maker
Music Matter
Music Store
Musicopolix
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Rockamusic
Scan
Session Music
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Woodbrass

Instant savings on Eris E5 and E5 XT in the USA!

Now through the end of Nov. 2021, — save on $30 on Eris E5 and $35 on Eris E5 XT studio monitors at participating US dealers!

Sound better for less! We’re offering a significant discount on the Eris E5 and E5 XT studio monitors! 

With their smooth, accurate frequency response; powerful amplification with tons of headroom; and acoustic tuning functions that ensure you always get the best sound, it’s no wonder that Eris-series studio monitors have been a runaway hit since their introduction. The Eris E5 XT offers deep lows and a wide, more controlled sweet spot—thanks to its EBM waveguide design—and even won a Sound on Sound SOS Award in 2020.

But we understand that the classics never go out of style—so the original Eris E5s are on sale as well! From now until the end of November, you can get a pair of our classic Eris E5 studio monitors for just $199.90!!

Of the Eris E5 XTs, Mixdown said, “You know ‘em, you love ‘em. These things punch way above their weight, and are more than suitable for any calibre of musician to perform, record and critically listening to audio on – for their price-point, it’s amazing how accurate these monitors sound. ” Read the full review here.

No rebate form or mail-in required. Automatic savings at your dealer of choice in the USA!

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Save $20 on the AudioBox 96 Studio in Classic Blue in the USA!

From now until Nov. 21, 2021 — save an additional $20 on the class Blue AudioBox 96 Studio at participating dealers in the USA!

If you or someone you know is getting started in music, audio production, or content creation, there’s never been a better time to buy the AudioBox 96 Studio! It includes everything you need to start producing music out of the box: The AudioBox 96 USB audio interface in class blue, HD7 headphones, an M7 microphone, and Studio One Artist—a $99 USD value!

Here’s a great review of the AudioBox Studio from All Things Gear: “If you’re just starting to get into recording, or are a singer/songwriter looking for a portable interface to take on the road with you, then the PreSonus AudioBox USB 96 recording interface is an excellent option.”

Read the full review here.

No rebate form or mail-in required. Automatic savings at your dealer of choice in the USA!

Note: This offer is only valid on the classic Blue edition of the AudioBox 96 Studio. The 25th Anniversary Edition is also on promo in the U.S. for $199.95.

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Studio One on M1 Macs—what you need to know!

Our support team is always adding new and useful information to the Knowledge base, and with the advent of native M1 support in Studio One 5.4, they’ve updated a number of articles on the matter. If you’re encountering any issues with VSTs or hardware while using Studio One 5.4 on an M1 Mac, or if you just want to optimize your computer for Studio One, you may find the following links useful.

How to switch from native Apple Silicon support to Rosetta mode

While Studio One 5.4 can be run natively on an M1 Mac, some users may be working with third-party VSTs or hardware that are not yet native M1-compatible. In cases like these, you’re still able to switch back to running Studio One in Rosetta mode until your VSTs and hardware are updated by their manufacturers. Here’s how to do that.

Support for Apple M1 Macs – everything you need to know

This is a great FAQ-style list of helpful tips for anybody running an M1 Mac and Studio One, covering Rosetta, third-party plug-ins, Melodyne, and other pertinent compatibility issues.

Managing CPU Usage in Studio One

The Managing CPU usage in Studio One article covers some 5.4/M1-specific topics, including using plug-in nap to prevent plug-ins from consuming CPU resources when no audio is passed through them. Users who enjoy fine-tuning their computers for maximum performance will find a ton of useful info here; this one delves deep into esoteric settings like NVRam resets and GPU switching.

There are a number of useful tuning solutions in this article for Windows users as well, including real tweaky stuff like BIOS hyperthreading settings and core parking.