Alesis iO4 Shipping
Alesis now ships the iO4 USB audio interface.
The iO4 is an audio-recording interface for home, project and portable studio recording setups. This four-channel USB device for Mac and PC-based systems enables users to record and monitor up to eight channels of audio (4 in, 4 out) at 16-bit recording, or four channels (2 in, 2 out) at 24-bit. The iO4 is designed to fit into a mobile recording rig, laptop bag or backpack.
The iO4 has four input channels, each having an XLR microphone input, a 1/4” TRS insert for external effects units and a 1/4” TS jack that works with line-level sources and can accommodate direct connection of guitars. The iO4 features preamplifiers and 48-volt phantom power on each of its four input channels as well for use with various microphones and audio sources.
Analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog converters are designed to ensure that every detail of each session or performance gets captured and played back faithfully. Producers and musicians will appreciate the ability to connect a second pair of reference monitors or route audio to external effects processors using iO4’s four available output channels. For remote tracking and alternative playback, the iO4 has a 1/4” TRS headphone output. The iO4 features MIDI In and Out jacks for playing and controlling software with keyboard and pad controllers, workstations, and other MIDI-compatible instruments.
The iO4 sends and receives eight audio channels on a single USB cable for simple, universal interface to a computer. The bus-powered USB interface is class compliant for plug-and-play operation with Mac OS X and Windows XP, Vista and 7.
The iO4 comes complete with a copy of Steinberg Cubase LE digtal audio workstation (DAW) software. In addition to the included software, the iO4 is designed to be compatible with most audio and MIDI software.
Suggested EU Retail Price: 179.99 €
For more information about the Alesis iO 4, visit www.alesis.com/io4.
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