Big Knob Studio

Monitor Controller & Interface

Big Knob Studio

Studios of any size can benefit from the professional source/monitor selection and precise level control of the Big Knob Series. 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.

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MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE

MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE

Sure, we all know the Mackie Big Knob is the go-to monitor controller for studios the world over. But, now that we've added in the high-resolution goodness of an Onyx recording and playback solution, Big Knob truly becomes the nerve center for your studio. Or, if you are looking for excruciatingly simple volume control/monitor switching, the Big Knob Passive delivers at an amazing price. No matter what size studio, Big Knob is always at the top of the recording studio equipment shopping list.

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Full features

Professional source and monitor selection

  • Choose between 3 sources and 2 monitor pairs
  • Classic Big Knob volume control
  • Independent trim on all sources and monitor outs
  • Mono, mute and dim functions

Flexible 2x2 USB recording interface

  • Two boutique-quality Onyx mic preamps including phantom power for condenser microphones
  • High-resolution 192kHz / 24-bit recording and playback
  • Cue mix allows controlled blending of direct inputs with other signals for zero-latency recording
  • Choice of recording paths provide flexibility for applications like podcasting

Comprehensive feature set for professional studios

  • Flexible source connections including convenient 1/8” input for your smartphone
  • Dual headphone outs with independent level control
  • Built-in talkback mic for easy communication with artists
  • 16-segment high-resolution input source metering

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Product comparison

 
Product
Source Monitor I/O
USB I/O
Resolution
Mono/Mute/Dim
Dedicated Studio Out
Headphone Outs
Up Your Game?
 
 
Big Knob Passive
Big Knob Studio
Big Knob Studio+
Big Knob Passive
Big Knob Studio
Big Knob Studio+
2x2
3x2
4x3
N/A
2x2
2x4
N/A
96 kHz / 24-bit
96 kHz / 24-bit
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
2 - dedicated
2 - dedicated
Of course
You know it
For sure
$ 69.99
$ 249.99
$ 349.99