Digidesign: 003 Factory & Pro Tools LEAudio Interface
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SummaryWith an extensive range of audio and MIDI I/O, high-definition audio resolution, the creativity and speed of industry-standard Pro Toolsฎ software, FireWire connectivity, and a big, comprehensive bundle of powerful software included free, 003 Factory enables you to attain the same high audio production quality as commercial facilities in your own personal or project studio.
Get powerful hands-on control of your Pro Tools LEฎ sessions through its integrated control surface and take advantage of the plethora of I/O to connect and monitor your studio gear. Its portable size gives you the freedom to take a professional Pro Tools system anywhere your creative skills are needed - or inspired. And with over 80 powerful plug-ins, virtual instruments, and compatible applications included, you have everything you need (and then some) to compose, perform, record, edit, mix, and master audio for music and desktop post production projects - with truly professional results.
003 Factory also includes over $3,000 worth of additional professional plug-ins, plus an iLok USB Smart Key to handle your plug-in authorizations.
003 is professionally built to feel and act like higher-end mixing consoles, engineered to deliver the stunning clarity of high-definition audio, and durably built to withstand any knocks and bounces it encounters when your creative skills are needed on the road.
Integrated Control Surface
8 touch-sensitive motorized faders
8 motion-sensitive rotary encoders for pan/send/meter/plug-in control
Dedicated mute, solo, and select/record arm switches per channel
6-character, 2-line LCD display per channel displays track name; pan, send, fader, and plug-in values; and timeline position
5-segment LED display for viewing metering and automation mode status
Easily assign inserts and sends from the control surface
Dedicated automation controls and LEDs
Dedicated transport control
Standalone MIDI Mode functionality*
*To use MIDI Mode on 003, you must first download and update the firmware on your 003:
Wide Range of I/O
High-speed FireWire connectivity
18 simultaneous channels of audio I/O
24-bit/96 kHz resolution
8 analog inputs, 8 analog outputs
4 professional mic preamps with individual gain and high-pass filter; 48V phantom power enabled on channel pairs
8 channels of ADAT optical I/O or two channels of S/PDIF optical I/O
2 channels of S/PDIF digital I/O
1 MIDI input, 2 MIDI outputs (16 channels in/32 channels out)
BNC Word Clock I/O
Dedicated studio monitor output, plus alternate control room output
Alternate Source input for external device monitoring
Dual headphone outputs with individual source and level controls
Pro Tools software is used in countless professional studios around the world, and includes all the tools you need to easily compose, record, edit, mix, and master your projects with pro results - every time. Pro Toolsฎ 8 is the most advanced audio creation and production software, featuring a gorgeous new interface, dozens of new virtual instruments and plug-ins, exciting new scoring and MIDI features, amazing new workflows, better ease of use, deeper controller integration, and much, much more. You'll never work with sound the same way again.
Award-winning Pro Toolsฎ recording, editing, and mixing
48 simultaneous stereo audio tracks (expandable with Toolkit options)
Includes dozens of pro effects processing plug-ins and virtual instruments
Professional MIDI sequencing with dedicated MIDI Editor window
Integrated Score Editor based on award-winning Sibelius notation software
Full Elastic Time and Elastic Pitch to easily adjust timing and pitch on your tracks
Unique Beat Detective LE automatic groove analysis and correction tool
ReWire support for streaming your favorite applications right into Pro Tools
Support for the Digidesign Command|8ฎ control surface
Huge selection of compatible third-party plug-ins and software options
Works on Windows and Mac computers
In addition to M-Audio Torq LE DJ software and an incredible 8 GB collection of pro-quality loops from industry sound heavyweights Big Fish Audio, Pro Tools software includes a comprehensive bundle of amazing virtual instruments, effects, and utility plug-ins. See 003 Family Datasheet for full list of Factory Plug-Ins.
003 Family Datasheet
Pro Tools 8 Datasheet
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