Jointly designed by the analog engineering experts at Mackie and the digital gurus at Echo Digital Audio, the 400F performs equally well as an ultrahigh-performance studio mic preamp and a superb 192k... Click To Read More About This Product
Jointly designed by the analog engineering experts at Mackie and the digital gurus at Echo Digital Audio, the 400F performs equally well as an ultrahigh-performance studio mic preamp and a superb 192kHz FireWire interface. It features 4 of Mackie's flagship Onyx mic preamps and no-compromise analog circuitry that provide premium audio fidelity, loads of headroom, and impressive sonic depth. With 24-bit/192kHz A/D converters, dual FireWire ports, a 10 x 10 DSP Matrix Mixer the Onyx 400F also makes a killer computer audio interface.
With the 400F you also get a full copy of Tracktion audio/MIDI production software and a raft of plug-ins from IK Multimedia, LinPlug, reFX, Raw Materials, Big Tick (PC only), Maxim Digital Audio, and Mackie.
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I've tried toneport and tascam fw 1082, none of them come close to things. I just got this from guitar center last night with some monster cable. I am glad that I bought this item. It's headphone amp is best i've heard comparing to other interface i've heard from, and it's true 24bit 192khz. For 700 bucks, I think it's best value out there. I really love it.
This is a very nice sounding interface and perhaps perfect for the home studio. While I don't have much experience with high-end preamps, I do have plenty of experience with "prosumer" pres and these are the best I have personally come across in my limited budget. They have a beautiful clarity to them which was something of a revelation to me. As an audio interface it has been solid even on my old G4 (500mhz) & Logic. I have read that some people have trouble with a high pitch wine (a firewire problem not exclusive to this interface) but I have not had that problem. I also own and use MOTU 828mkII with my other setup. I think the MOTU is a fine interface as well with its own plusses but the preamps just can't compare to the Onxy in detail. All in all I am very happy with the 400f and even consider trading my 828 for a second 400f.
I purchased this unit for my home studio in order to expand my variety of mic pres. I heard that the new Onyx pres were very good so I thought I would give them a try. After several mixes I found that these pres are a vast improvment over Makies old pres. The mixes sounded clear even when I piled up over 24 tracks. The unit provides an easy to use firewire interface (easy to use). The preamps provide a great amount of headroom, and clarity compared to others in the same price range. The unit also has inputs so that you can connect outboard gear. This is a very usable unit and I would recommend it as a great addition to any studio. The unit is built well and I believe that it will last a long time if used properly.
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