Amazon now offers PreSonus AudioBox GO USB-C audio interface for $69.95 shipped. Regularly under $80, this already affordable XLR mic input solution is now seeing the first price drop we’ve tracked and, subsequently, a new all-time low from Amazon. Now joining the rare direct price drop on the brand’s Eris E3.5 studio monitor speakers, the bus-powered AudioBox GO offers a simple and exceptionally affordable way to connect XLR microphones and instruments to your desktop computer. recording, podcasting and content creation. USB-C connectivity is complemented by a headphone output, balanced speaker jacks and the usual 48V phantom power for running condenser mics. Take a closer look in our hands-on review where we said it’s easily among the best options in the price range. So head down below to find out more.
You’ll be hard-pressed to find anything from a well-known brand at this price, especially something that came out this year. But if you don’t mind something that’s been around for a while, you can save even more with the Behringer U-Phoria UM2 USB interface which will provide similar connectivity options for $45 shipped on Amazon.
While we’re on the subject, we also had the opportunity to test the PreSonus Dynamic USB mic a few months ago. This one has some great built-in effects and quality of life features you don’t see very often on podcast-ready solutions, as well as a similar design to the ever-popular Shure SMB7 range. Dive in here and swing into our roundup of the best podcast gear while you’re at it.
PreSonus AudioBox GO Features:
- Ultra-affordable: Ultra-compact and versatile USB-C audio interface for home and mobile recording with professional sound quality.
- Recording Software Included: Get started right away with Studio One Prime DAW recording software and the Studio Magic software bundle featuring music tutorials, tons of sound samples, and virtual instruments.
- Bus Powered: AudioBox GO is powered by your connected USB-C device, so no need for an additional power supply – works great with Apple and Android devices.
- Connect an instrument and a microphone at the same time: 1 TS instrument input for recording guitar or bass and 1 XLR mic/line combo input for recording vocals or a keyboard, drum machine or other line-level instrument.
- Headphone Connection: 1 x 1/4″ TRS stereo headphone output with mix control lets you create a custom mix between your inputs and playback so you can monitor your recording without latency.