FireStudio Tube

Features

General

  • 6-segment, fast-acting, LED input and gain-reduction metering for SuperChannels
  • Headphone jack with level control
  • Power/Sync LED (indicates unit is synced to word clock)
  • Daisy-chain with multiple FireStudio Tubes or other FireStudio-family products to create a large, custom system
  • Studio One Artist™ digital audio workstation software included

16 input channels, including mic, line, and instrument inputs

  • 2 front-panel mic/instrument inputs into SuperChannels, each featuring a vacuum-tube preamplifier with trim control, 80 Hz high-pass filter, and analog compressor/limiter with VCA-based, dual-domain RMS and peak-detection
  • 8 mic/line inputs, each with high-headroom Class A XMAX™ mic preamplifiers and trim controls
  • 6 line inputs
  • 48V phantom power for condenser microphones

Input/Output

  • 2 FireWire 400 ports
  • 2 combo XLR/¼” mic/instrument inputs into SuperChannels
  • 8 XLR mic/line inputs
  • 6 balanced ¼” analog line inputs
  • 2 balanced ¼” main (L/R) line outputs
  • 4 additional balanced ¼” analog line outputs
  • MIDI in/out
  • ¼” headphone output

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 16x8 DSP matrix mixer/router
  • Mac®- and Windows®-compatible, including Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard 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: PreSonus’ revolutionary new digital audio workstation, with unlimited track count and 4+ GB of 3rd-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