Great Sounding, Versatile, Expandable Interface for Project Studios

FireStudio Project: 10x10 24-bit, 96 kHz FireWire Recording System

Features

Input/Output

  • 8 dual-purpose front-panel channel inputs, each with high-headroom Class A XMAX mic preamplifiers
  • 6 combo XLR/¼” mic/line inputs
  • 2 combo XLR/¼” mic/instrument inputs
  • 2 balanced ¼” main (L/R) line outputs (carry the same signal as general-purpose outs 1 and 2)
  • 8 general-purpose balanced ¼” line outputs
  • 1 ¼” stereo headphone output with volume control
  • 2 balanced ¼” line-level insert sends (for channels 1 and 2)
  • 2 balanced ¼” line-level insert returns (for channels 1 and 2)
  • S/PDIF in/out (coaxial)
  • MIDI In/Out
  • 2 FireWire 400 ports

Meters, Controls, and Features

  • Individual channel-trim controls with -16 to +16 dBV line / -4 to +50 dBu mic gain range
  • 48V phantom power for condenser microphones (switchable in pairs)
  • 3-segment, fast-acting LED input metering on all analog channels
  • Main-output level control
  • Power/Sync LED (indicates unit is synced to word clock)
  • Daisy-chain multiple FireStudios or other FireStudio-family products to create a large, custom system

Digitalia

  • 24-bit resolution and up to 96 kHz sampling rate
  • High-definition A/D/A converters (+114 dBu dynamic range)
  • JetPLL™ Jitter Elimination Technology (improved stereo imaging and clarity)
  • Zero-latency monitoring via 18x10 DSP matrix mixer/router
  • Mac®- and Windows®-compatible, including Mac OS X 10.7 Lion and Windows 7
  • Supports ASIO, Core Audio, Direct Sound (Windows XP), Windows Audio Session API (Windows Vista and Windows 7)
  • Physical
  • 1U 19” rack-mountable, rugged steel chassis
  • Sealed, detented, metal rotary controls
  • Internal power supply with standard IEC power cord

Software

  • Studio One® 3 Artist
    • PreSonus’® revolutionary new digital audio workstation, with unlimited track count and 6+ GB of third-party resources.
  • Universal Control control-panel application for Mac OS X and Windows