Computer system requirements:

Below are the minimum computer-system requirements for the Quantum Interface.

Mac®

  • macOS version 10.13 or later
  • 200 MB storage space and 8 GB RAM for Universal Control (required for firmware updates)
  • Available Thunderbolt™ 1.0, 2.0, or 3.0 port (NOTE: Your computer's motherboard must support Thunderbolt. Thunderbolt 3 requires an adapter, not included.)

Windows®

  • Windows 10 or later (64-Bit Only)
  • 200 MB storage space and 8 GB RAM for Universal Control (required for firmware updates and low-latency ASIO support)
  • Available Thunderbolt™ 1.0, 2.0, or 3.0 port (NOTE: Your computer's motherboard must support Thunderbolt. Thunderbolt 3 requires an adapter, not included.)

The above are the hardware system requirements for this product.
DAW software and Operating System requirements vary.

Click here for Studio One’s system requirements.

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Technical Specifications

Line Inputs

Type DB25 (Tascam Format), Balanced
Maximum Input Level +18 dBu (Balanced, min. Gain)
Frequency Response 20 Hz to 20 kHz (±0.05 dB, unity gain, 48 kHz)
20 Hz to 40 kHz (±0.10 dB, unity gain, 96 kHz)
Dynamic Range > 118 dB (A-wtd, min. gain)
Total Harmonic Distortion < 0.005% (1 kHz, min. gain)
Input Impedance 10 kΩ

Line Outputs

Type DB25 (Tascam Format), impedance balanced, DC Coupled
Maximum Output Level +18 dBu (Balanced)
Frequency Response 20 Hz to 20 kHz (±0.05 dB, unity gain, 48 kHz)
20 Hz to 40 kHz (±0.15 dB, unity gain, 96 kHz)
Dynamic Range > 118 dB (A-wtd)
Total Harmonic Distortion < 0.0035% (1 kHz, +4 dBu)
Output Impedance 51Ω

Crosstalk

Input to Input < -110 dB
Output to Output < -115 dB
Input to Output < -120 dB

Signal Level LEDs

Clip -0.5 dBFS (Red)
Signal 2 -2 dBFS (Yellow)
Signal 1 -50 dBFS (Green)

Digital Audio

Connection Type Thunderbolt*
ADC Dynamic Range 120 dB (A-wtd)
DAC Dynamic Range 120 dB (A-wtd)
Bit Depth 24 bits
Supported Sample Rates (kHz) 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192

Clock

Jitter <70 ps RMS (20 Hz - 20 kHz)
Jitter Attenuation > 60 dB (1 ns in => 1 ps out)

Power

12 VDC, 5A, external power supply

Physical

Dimensions
Height 1.75 "(44.45 mm)
Depth 7 "(177.8 mm)
Width 19 "(482.6 mm)
Weight 6 lbs (2.72 kg)
* Thunderbolt 2 (Thunderbolt 3 compatible)

As a commitment to constant improvement, PreSonus ® Audio Electronics, Inc., reserves the right to change any specification stated herein, at any time, without notification.