16-In/16-Out FireWire audio recording interface with 8 Echo Brilliant microphone preamps.
The Echo AudioFire Pre8 FireWire Audio Interface offers the same high quality hardware and software found in the rest of Echo's products. The Audiofire Pre8 adds the convenience of 8 auto-sensing universal inputs featuring Echo's Brilliant preamp technology. With the AudioFire Pre8 you can record 24-bit/96kHz audio with low-latency monitoring on any Windows XP/Vista/7 or Mac OS X computer (desktop or notebook) that has a FireWire port.
AudioFire Pre8 is the perfect center for any professional studio, whether at home or on the road. In addition to the 8 universal inputs with Brilliant mic preamps, the AudioFire Pre8 interface offers 8 balanced 1/4" analog outputs, 2 channel inserts, phantom power, 2 stereo headphone outputs with volume knob, main output volume knob, ADAT (with S/MUX for 96 kHz support), S/PDIF, and MIDI I/O.
Inputs 1 and 2 feature premium preamps with options for phase reversal, low impedance, direct input, 80Hz rolloff, and pad. AudioFire Pre8 is a single height, rackmountable unit. The low-latency drivers support all major pro audio software. The Echo AudioFire Pre8 is fully ASIO, WDM, WaveRT compatible with support for Windows XP/Vista/7 (both 32-bit and 64-bit versions) and Mac OS X (10.3.9 or later).