WNAMM04: M-Audio Release FireWire Audiophile

More IO for those on the move      23/01/04
WNAMM04: M-Audio Release FireWire Audiophile
And here it is

The FireWire Audiophile is a compact, FireWire-compatible audio/MIDI interface that takes the legacy of M-Audio’s award-winning Audiophile line to the next level. 4 x 6 audio I/O combines with powerful on-board mixing in a mobile package that’s perfect for live performance, home recording, and digital DJ work. Stereo headphone output with A/B switching between assignable sources allows pre-cuing for DJs and mobile musicians­and the assignable aux bus is perfect for creating dedicated headphone mixes and effect sends. It also features near zero-latency hardware direct monitoring, ultra-low latency ASIO software direct monitoring, and 1 x 1 MIDI I/O. FireWire Audiophile even has AC-3 and DTS pass-through for surround sound playback. Features
  • 4 x 6 24-bit/96kHz I/O
  • 2 x 4 analog operation (RCA)
  • digital S/PDIF (coaxial) I/O w/ 2-channel PCM
  • digital out also supports AC-3/DTS pass-through
  • headphone output with dedicated level control
  • flexible software-controlled mixing of hardware and software I/O
  • aux sends on all channels and aux output assign allows for dedicated headphone mixes and sends to external effects
  • user-assignable front-panel level control (output, input, software return, aux send)
  • near zero-latency hardware direct monitoring
  • low-latency ASIO software direct monitoring
  • switch for A/B cueing two software-assignable headphone sources or switching ASIO monitoring on/off
  • 1 x 1 16-channel MIDI I/O
  • power on/off switch with indicator LED
  • powered via FireWire bus* or included DC power adapter
  • two convenient high-bandwidth FireWire ports
  • rugged steel construction More info:
  • www.m-audio.com
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