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Alesis IO|26 26-Channel Computer Audio FireWire Interface

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Compatible with PC and Macintosh computers, the new Alesis IO|26 is a FireWire audio / MIDI interface with support for upwards of 26 channels of audio, S/PDIF and ADAT digital inputs, plus a built-in 16-channel MIDI interface. Sporting an elegant tabletop form factor, the IO|26 offers 8 analog mic/line inputs on "Combo" connectors with Phantom power and insert jacks, supports a wide array of sample rates, and provides a switchable high impedance input for integrating guitars and basses as well as switchable phono preampeverything required in the high-end home studio or project studio environments.

Featuring state-of-the-art DICEII FireWire audio chip for the ultimate in digital audio connectivity, the IO|26 is the ideal interface solution for desktop recording/MIDI sequencing applications for both the home and project studio. The package even includes Steinberg's Cubase LE DAW software to help one get started.

The Alesis IO|26 is a professional computer FireWire interface for any project that incorporates digital audio and/or MIDI, including

• Songwriters/musicians who require a professional quality interface for recording vocals and musical instruments
• Audio professionals who add audio (dialog or music) to presentations or other visually oriented materials
• Composers scoring for picture, computer games, and other multimedia content

• 8 analog mic/line inputs on "Combo" connectors with Phantom power and insert jacks
• Mic line inserts to patch signal processing equipment directly into the signal path of each channel
• ADAT optical input capability, with support for as many as 16 channels of ADAT digital audio
• 16 channel MIDI interface
• 16 ADAT channels at 44.1 and 48 kHz; 8 SMUX ADAT channels at 88.2 and 96 kHz
• Stereo, digital 24-bit S/PDIF connector
• Switchable high impedance input on channels 1 and 2 for recording guitars and basses
• Switchable phono preamp
• 8 balanced line outputs (quarter-inch TRS)
• All I/O is balanced / 24-bitwith support for 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, and 192 kHz sample rates
• Five-segment signal/clip LED ladders on each input
• Two headphone outputswith individual level control
• Dual FireWire ports facilitate cascading of additional FireWire devices
• Can be powered by the computer's FireWire bus or via an included AC adapter
• Steinberg's Cubase LE DAW software for a complete recording system

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