Combining high-resolution 24-bit/192kHz converters with Mackie analog circuitry and Built-Like-A-Tank hardware design, the bus-powered Onyx Artist 12 is perfect for singer-songwriters, content creators, and mobile recording. The Artist 12 features an Onyx mic pre with phantom power and a ¼” line input with Hi-Z instrument switch for quick and easy recording. Plus, with zero-latency direct analog monitoring ensures you can always hear yourself in real time. With the Onyx Artist 12, you have the power to capture your performance and experience media with pristine fidelity at home or on the go. Your Creativity Without Limits – Onyx Series USB Audio Interfaces.