Introducing the complete and affordable way to record your music! The Artist Edition of the Studio-in-a-Box series provides everything you need to capture and share your recordings using high-quality products from established brands such as Pro Tools, M-Audio, and Yamaha. Best of all, it features a step-by-step guide that takes you from setting up your studio components, all the way through recording and mixing your project. Written by noted author and clinician Bill Gibson (author of the Hal Leonard Recording Method), each set-up step is clearly explained and the recording tips are fully covered. Tech support is also available, to help you create stunning audio projects, even if you've never recorded before! Your satisfaction is guaranteed! Components include: M-Audio Fastrack Audio InterfaceBest-selling 1-channel recording interface in its category, features a simple #26;plug-and-play#26; USB connection. Easy to record guitar, vocals, and more directly into your computer. Includes 2-inputs (microphone and instrument), 2-outputs, 24-bit/48kHz sound quality,instrument input with gain control, 1/4#26; instrument input with gain control, 1/4#26; stereo headphone output, RCA stereo speaker outputs, output level knob for adjusting volume of headphones and speaker outputs, all powered by USB, so no power adapter required. Pro Tools SE recording softwareEasy-to-use recording and effects software based on the world's best-selling program. Offers industry standard recording, editing, and mixing features. Powerful effects like reverb, delay will polish your mix. Also includes a comprehensive loop library, perfect for quickly constructing song ideas. M-Audio Soundcheck dynamic mic with XLR cableDesigned for recording vocals and guitars with computers, it has an internal filter that minimizes unwanted pops and eliminates unwanted background noises with a unidirectional recording pattern. Packed along with a hard mic stand mount, carrying case, and XLR cable for immediate use.Yamaha RH2C stereo headphonesThese light-weight dynamic headphones provide the perfect listening environment for solo mixing and playbacks. Featuring a new, ear-cup design, it offers increased noise reduction and long-term comfort with soft cushions and an extra wide head band. Includes 8' cord with a 1/8#26; plug and 1/4#26; adapter. Step-by-Step User Guide by Bill GibsonAuthor of the Hal Leonard Recording Method and editor of dozens of audio publications, Bill Gibson writes about this exact set-up by name so you will be able to connect quickly and record effectively. Bill and our staff are available for tech support so you can be confident to have a successful recording, regardless of your experience or skills. Guaranteed!