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  • 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® Artist 2
    • PreSonus’ revolutionary new digital audio workstation, with unlimited track count and 6+ GB of third-party resources. With Studio One's Nimbit® extension, you can immediately start selling your music.
  • Universal Control control-panel application for Mac OS X and Windows

Peer Munck

Peer Munck’s success story begins with the rare marriage of musicality and business sense. As president and executive producer of... read more