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ECHO AUDIOFIRE PRE8 - 12 IN 12 OUT 192kHz FIREWIRE AUDIO INTERFACE

ECHO AUDIOFIRE PRE8 FIREWIRE AUDIO RECORDER

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The AudioFire Pre8 offers the same high quality hardware and software found in our AudioFire line, but with the added convenience of 8 auto-sensing universal inputs featuring Echo's Brilliantpreamp technology. With the AudioFire Pre8 you can record 24-bit 96 kHz audio with low latency monitoring on any Windows XP/Vista/7 or Mac OS X computer (desktop or notebook) with a FireWire port.

The AudioFire Pre8 is the perfect center for any professional studio, whether at home or on the road. In addition to the 8 universal inputs with Brilliantmic preamps, the AudioFire Pre8 features 8 balanced 1/4 inch analog outputs, 2 channel inserts, phantom power, 2 stereo headphone outputs with volume knob, main output volume knob, ADAT (with S/MUX for 96 kHz support), S/PDIF and MIDI I/O. Inputs 1 and 2 feature premium preamps with options for phase reversal, low impedance, direct input, 80 Hz rolloff and pad. It is a single height, rack mountable unit. The AudioFire Pre8 supports 24/96 kHz playback and recording and ships with low-latency drivers supporting all major pro audio software. The AudioFire Pre8 is fully ASIO, WDM, WaveRT compatible with support for Windows XP/Vista/7 (both 32 bit and 64 bit versions) and Mac OS X (10.3.9 or later).

Key features:

  • Eight auto-sensing universal inputs featuring Echo proprietary Brilliant microphone preamps for low distortion - crystal clear sound and transparency.
  • The premium inputs, 1 and 2, are located on the front of the unit with phase reversal, low impedance, direct input, 80Hz roll off and pad.
  • There are two channel inserts for inputs 1 and 2 located on the back of the unit for additional effects, such as compressor, EQ, Reverb etc.
  • The six remaining universal inputs are also located on the back of the unit.
  • All eight inputs have self detected phantom power.

Total I/Os: 16 ins & 16outs

  • Audiofire Pre8 is a single-height, rack mountable unit with 8 universal inputs with microphone preamps, optical ADAT I/O (with S/MUX for 96 kHz support), S/PDIF I/O and MIDI I/O.
  • 8 balanced 1/4 inch analog outputs and 2 stereo headphone outputs with volume knob, main output volume knob.
  • The AudioFire Pre8 supports 24-bit 96 kHz playback and recording and ships with low-latency drivers supporting nearly all major pro audio software.

Flexibility:

  • The AudioFire Pre8 is fully ASIO, WDM, WaveRT compatible with support for Windows XP/Vista/Win 7 (both 32 bit and 64 bit versions) and Mac OS X (10.4 or later).
  • It connects to and is stackable with any desktop or notebook computer with a FireWire port. Daisy-chain two Pre8s for more I/Os.
  • The AudioFire Pre8 is the perfect Firewire digital audio recording interface for any entry level or professional recording studio, whether it be at home or on the road.

HARDWARE FEATURES:

  • FireWire (IEEE 1394a) interface with 15' cable
  • BrilliantMic Preamps
    • THAT Corp Silicon
      • Isolation of discretes
      • Matching of monolithics
      • HIgh Slew Rate
    • Low Noise (-130 dBu EIN)
    • Crystal clear transparency
  • 2 Full Featured Mic/Line/Instrument Inputs
    • Mic phase, Impedance, Pad, Hi-Pass
    • Input Trim with 4-level LED meters
    • Individual +48v phantom power
    • 1/4" Balanced Line inputs (TRS)
    • Direct Input high impedance switch
    • 1/4" channel inserts
  • 6 Mic/Line inputs
    • Input Trim with 4-level LED meters
    • 48v phantom power
    • 1/4" Balanced Line inputs (TRS)
  • S/PDIF I/O (coax and optical) at 24-bit/96 kHz
  • ADAT I/O
  • MIDI I/O
  • Sync via Word, ADAT, or S/PDIF
  • 2 Stereo headphone outputs with volume knob
  • Single rack space
  • Near zero latence hardware monitoring

SOFTWARE FEATURES:

  • Software console controls mixing and monitoring
  • Supports all major pro audio software:
    • Low Latency ASIO 2.0
    • CoreAudio & CoreMIDI

REQUIREMENTS:

  • PC System requirements:
    • Windows XP/Vista/7 (32 or 64 bit)
    • 256 MB RAM (512 MB recommended)
    • 400 Mbps FireWire port (IEEE 1394a)
  • Mac System Requirements
    • Mac OS X (10.3.9 or later)
    • G4 or better processor (Power Mac G5 compatible)
    • 256 MB RAM (512 MB recommended)
    • 400 Mbps FireWire port (IEEE 1394a)
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Echo Audio warrants its products to be free from defects for 1 year from the date of purchase.

FOR SUPPORT WITH YOUR PRODUCT CONTACT:
805-684-4593