I got it for a good price. I wanted something to do pro-quality demos of songs that I write without having latency issues. All I know is that the quality of your singing voice is much more important than the quality of any of your equipment. International Distributors If you want to buy or need support outside of the U. The similarly priced M-Audio devices didn’t even support hot swapping, instead recommending that you turn your computer off before you plug it in or unplug the device, or risk frying your FireWire ports on your computer! I read something about it in this Mac OS related topic first and last post. I think this has to do with the quality of my Firewire card cheap and it’s ability to deliver clean power.

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The pre-amps are good but not fantastic, I don’t really know enough to go into any technical detail. See any errors on this page? I’m very disappointed with my FireBox.

PreSonus FireBox – 6 x 8 FireWire Recording System FIREBOX B&H

Then I did a W10 clean install and Firebox no longer works. Xsio ribbons aiso dynamic mics, the FireBox is totally useless on it’s own. Sign in to reply. For the price, I think this is about the best Audio Interface you will find. However, we called Presonus customer support, and they claimed to replicate our problem.

Dec 16 5: I have had trouble getting it to work well with Cakewalk Music Creator, but it works very well with the StudioOne software that comes with it.


Installed Windows 10 Home “over-top” of my existing and working with Firebox and S1 3. So, my worry was will my Firebox still work, and it didn’t. I’ve had this box forever.

Answers Ask and answer questions with PreSonus users just like you! I’m assuming you’re running the ASIO driver??? The digital boost just throws away 12dB of resolution and dynamic range, and still only brings the signal up to a barely-usable level. Rated 4 out of 5 by Anonymous from Awsome product but has one flaw this thing is sweet, you can plug in you XLR speakers to it, run a mic through it, it fireboz hands on control over you audio apps, the only problem is if you are using a macbook pro, the macbook doesn’t have enough juice to startup the firebox through the firewire cable, you need the ac adapter to get it going, once it’s running you can unplug the ac adapter and it will stay on but you need the ac adapter to get it started, i don’t know if this if a flaw from presonus or apple, you can read more this problem here pdesonus googleing presonus firebox blue flashing light Date published: I am using a hackintosh which is the macintosh OS on a pc.

Trouble with Presonus Firebox (drivers grayed out) | Cakewalk Forums

I just didn’t notice it before. Anyone find a way to get around this issue – a driver aio perhaps? Page 1 of 1. That’s been my experience with the Fireboxes anyway. I did asoo to load the latest drivers in order to get sync. So, what’s the current opinion about whether these legacy products will work with Win 10? If you’re looking more into mixing with an analog console, then the firebox is for you.


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Trouble with Presonus Firebox (drivers grayed out)

Still, in the DAW it would just say that it was recording Don’t buy another FireWire audio interface until you evaluate this one first! See All Buying Options.

Read this if you’re on Windows 7 I upgraded to Windows7 bit. Be the fierbox to review this item. ASIO drivers are really good. Your typical bit computer does not actually read memory one byte at a time, but rather it reads four, so an accumulator down in the bowels will actually grab four bytes from memory, even if you’re asking for only one byte a bit computer would grab 8 bytes as its minimum atomic access.

Customers also viewed these items. The biggest thing that I’ve encountered is the bundled software, I haven’t been able to install Cubase on Windows Vista because of the ridiculous DRMs that Steinberg has. I got it for a good price.