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Echo Audiofire Pre8 FireWire Audio Interface

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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 univ... Click To Read More About This Product

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Overview

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).

FEATURES

Hardware Features
  • FireWire (IEEE 1394a) interface with 15' cable
Brilliant Mic Preamps
  • THAT Corp Silicon for isolation of discretes, matching of monolithics, hIgh slew rate
  • Low noise (-130 dBu EIN)
  • Crystal clear transparency
2 Full Featured Mic/Line/Instrument Inputs
  • Mic phase, Impedance, Pad, Hi-Pass
  • Input Trim with 4-level LED meters
  • Individual +48v phantom power
  • 1/4" Balanced Line inputs (TRS)
  • Direct Input high impedance switch
  • 1/4" channel inserts
6 Mic/Line inputs
  • Input Trim with 4-level LED meters
  • 48v phantom power
  • 1/4" Balanced Line inputs (TRS)
  • S/PDIF I/O (coax and optical) at 24-bit/96kHz
  • ADAT I/O
  • MIDI I/O
  • Sync via Word, ADAT, or S/PDIF
  • 2 Stereo headphone outputs with volume knob
  • Single rack space
  • Near zero latence hardware monitoring
Software Features
  • Software console controls mixing and monitoring
  • Supports all major pro audio software: Low Latency ASIO 2.0, CoreAudio & CoreMIDI
SPECIFICATIONS
System Requirements
  • PC System requirements:
  • Windows XP/Vista/7 (32 or 64 bit)
  • 256MB RAM (512MB recommended)
  • 400MBps FireWire port (IEEE 1394a)
  • Mac System Requirements
  • Mac OS X (10.3.9 or later)
  • G4 or better processor (Power Mac G5 compatible)
  • 256MB RAM (512MB recommended)
  • 400MBps FireWire port (IEEE 1394a)
Pro Coverage
MANUFACTURER'S WARRANTY
One year parts and labor warranty.


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