Avid Pro Tools Carbon
A NEW BREED OF AUDIO INTERFACE FOR MUSIC PRODUCTION
Built to capture brilliance. And ready for yours.
With superior sound quality and intelligent software integration, Pro Tools | Carbon removes barriers to creativity, so you can bring out the best in your performance and capture it beautifully.
Power and simplicity that drive your creative spark.
With HDX DSP acceleration under the hood and deep Pro Tools integration, Carbon has the power to keep pace with your imagination. Create in the moment, free from technical hassles. And focus on the music you’re making—not what you’re making it with.
Plug into an inspired sonic palette.
Shape your sound with a full range of AAX plugins—from warm, dimensional analog emulations, to cutting edge processors that define modern music making. In addition to the 118 plugins that come with Pro Tools, Carbon includes a premium collection to get you started from the biggest brands in the business.
Superior audio conversion. Double resolution clocking. And our most transparent preamp design ever. All details have been meticulously considered, so that Carbon captures every nuance of your performance with the greatest depth, dimension, and clarity. All you have to do is push record.
Converters and preamps. Musical and transparent.
With four ADCs per channel and pristine 32-bit precision throughout its gain structure, Carbon captures clean, natural-sounding audio without coloration. And with Variable Z built in, you can optimize or alter the tone of any microphone or instrument by simply adjusting input impedance.
Connect the whole band.
Whether you’re a solo artist or part of a band, Carbon has your I/O needs covered. With 25 x 34 simultaneous I/O—including eight mic pres and four headphone outs—you can record your entire band. With plenty of creative possibilities for miking, cue mixing, and expansion to meet your needs.
The future is Ethernet.
Carbon connects to your computer over Ethernet using a proprietary version of AVB to stream audio at 32-bit float precision—a first in the industry. This enables a consistently high headroom and the highest possible sound quality from input to output. And it primes Carbon for the future.
Premium plugins included.
In addition to the 118 plugins included with Pro Tools, Carbon comes with a suite of premium plugins that’ll take your production further. Find your groove and lay down melodies with unique virtual instruments. And shape, enhance, warm up, and master your vocal and instrument tracks with acclaimed EQ, dynamics, and sound processing plugins.