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How do I bypass the preamp in my Audiobox USB so I can connect and use an external preamp?

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asked Oct 15, 2016 in PreAmps, Signal Processors and Monitoring Hardware by andorphamus (170 points)

Audiobox USB has no line inputs so while I can connect my tube preamp with a balanced XLR or unbalanced instrument cable, the tube is in effect useless since I still have to run it through the worse preamp in the interface. Is there anyway to bypass this or am I out of luck? Should I use an unbalanced or balanced cable in this scenario? Thank you.

Computer: Toshiba Portege R705-ST2N03 Laptop

OS: Windows 7 Home Premium

Studio One Version: 3.2.3.38191 Win x64
Interface: Audiobox USB
Driver Version: 1.8 (I think

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answered Oct 17, 2016 by connorguiberteau (19,590 points)
 
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"The Audiobox USB has no line inputs"

A line in would be the only way to bypass the built-in preamp.
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