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Echo AUDIOFIREPRE8 Multi-track Firewire Recording System w/ Preamp

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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).
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
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


Additional Information

ManufacturerEcho Audio
Product ConditionNew - On Clearance

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