[NAMM] Alesis Core USB audio interfaces
Alesis will introduce today at the NAMM Show 2014 the new Core family of USB audio interfaces, with three models.
The three Alesis Core 1 inline, Core 2 desktop and Core 8 rack USB 24-bit audio interfaces all feature XLR/1/4” combo inputs, mic/line and instrument level switches and headphone outputs with dedicated level controls. They all ship with the Steinberg Cubase 7 LE DAW.
The Alesis Core 1 is the most compact and affordable in the range, with only one input and two outputs, and a 48kHz sample rate max. It will have a US street price of $49.99.
The Core 2 is designed for home studio or travelling musicians who need to record one or two instruments to their desktop or laptop computer. It features two XLR/TRS combos and two 96kHz outputs. Phantom power, 2 USB ports, as well as MIDI In and Out and LED meters are also present on this ERP compliant model which price is announced at $149.99.
Last, producers and musicians who need multitrack capacities can look at the Core 8, an 8-input and 8 output (main + monitor) interface offering a max sample rate of 96kHz. Two inputs are mic/line or guitar switchable and two headphone outputs are available, along with LED meters. The Core 8 has a 2U 19” rack format. US price announced is $299.99.
No information regarding the availability of this new Alesis Core Series.
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