1010music’s Blackbox is Now Shipping

  • By: Thorsten Meyer
  • Date: Tuesday, 4 June 2019
  • Time to read: 2 min.

Blackbox by 1010music the small sampling studio is now shipping. Take music creation beyond your computer with blackbox, a next-generation sampling studio with instinctive touchscreen control. Record hours of audio and loops from your synths, drum machines, and other tabletop studio devices arrange sequences using built-in synchronization and slicing, then structure your sequences to create complete songs. Perform your compositions live and trigger one-shot samples on the fly. Blackbox makes it easy to create music anywhere thanks to a compact and nearly durable design that fits in the palm of your hand. It’s a complete music creation workflow—at your fingertips.

Reach Out, Touch Beats.

  • Record, edit, and sequence using a familiar touchscreen interface.
  • Integrate synths, drum machines, and other devices to form your tabletop studio.
  • Capture samples, arrange sequences and create songs without using a computer.
  • Get into the groove with a fast, fluid, and intuitive workflow.
  • Connect external hardware via USB to expand performance and control capabilities.
  • Record and play back hours of music with an expandable microSD memory slot.
  • Combine loops with different tempos using built-in synchronization and slicing.
  • Perform with drum loops and samples using one-shots.
  • Make music anywhere thanks to a compact and nearly indestructible design.
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Blackbox – Compact Sampling Studio

Big Sound. Little Blackbox.

  • Streams long samples from the microSD card with a max sample size of 4 GB, which can be many hours
  • 1 stereo audio input and 3 stereo audio outputs, plus stereo headphones output
  • 4 note polyphony for samples, 2 note for clips and slicers
  • 16 samples, 16 sequences and 16 song sections per preset
  • Supports 1 and 2 channel WAV files with 16, 24 or 32-bit resolution at any sample rate (48kHz preferred)
  • 24-bit ADC and DAC
  • USB MIDI Device In and TRS MIDI In can trigger samples, notes and sequences
  • TRS Clock In and Out, and TRS MIDI Out for synchronizing with additional instruments
  • USB powered – can run off a USB power block or wall outlet
  • Dimensions: 5.5″ x 5″ x 1.25″ (14 cm x 13 cm x 3 cm)
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Blackbox – Compact Sampling Studio
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