midiplus Tbox 2X2 USB MIDI Interface (Discontinued)

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88 out of 100. Incorporating 90+ ratings and reviews.

Street Price: 

$30
midiplus Tbox 2X2 USB MIDI Interfaces
midiplus Tbox 2X2 USB MIDI Interfaces

The Tbox 2x2 is a simple MIDI interface with a total of 32 MIDI channels of (16) inputs and (16) outputs.

Aside from its compatibility with different operating systems, it can be used to connect other older hardware equipment as long as they have standard 5-Pin MIDI connections.

Specifications

  • Number of MIDI Ports: 2 MIDI In / 2 MIDI Out
  • Compatibility: Class Compliant
  • Power Supply: USB powered
  • Size: 3.8" (W) x 2.7" (D) x 1.7" (H)
  • Weight: 0.32 oz

Pros

Overall, this interface is quite compact, durable and reliable for its price point. Reviewers also mentioned how it was easy to set up with no drivers needed, and there weren't any reports of connectivity issues with their devices. Additionally, standalone VSTs and DAWs were able to easily recognize this interface once plugged in. In regards to hardware connectivity, it connects seamlessly with modern and traditional hardware synthesizers.

Cons

There were some reported issues when it comes to sending SysEx (System Exclusive) MIDI messages to older synthesizers, although there were no problems in sending CC messages.

Overall

This is beginner friendly interface for those who are looking for something affordable and easy to set up.

Although the Tbox 2X2 is highly rated it is no longer available, but you can see our current recommendations in our guide to The Highest Rated MIDI Interfaces.

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