On Mac OS X, the FA-101 is still the only FireWire Audio interface to use Apple's Standard FireWire Audio driver offering complete integration into Mac OS X 10.3.4 or later.
Apple has recently further refined this driver with the release of Mac OS X 10.3.7 as seen here:
Edirol's support of Apple's Standard FireWire Audio Driver greatly simplifies the user experience when it comes to installation. Loading drivers is a thing of the past with the FA-101 in OS X. The user simply plugs-in and immediately the device appears offering the best sound quality, performance, and value to the Mac user
Mac OS 9 and other drivers for the FA-101 and other Edirol Audio Interfaces can be found at:
About the FA-101
The FA-101 is a single half-rack 10x10, 24-bit/96kHz audio interface capable of drawing power directly from a 6-pin FireWire port for optimum portability. It can also record up to 6x6 at 24-bit/192kHz. It offers 8x8 analog I/O with two phantom mic preamps, Stereo Optical S/P DIF I/O, MIDI I/O, and 1/4" headphone output with built in direct through mixing capabilities for low latency monitoring. The FA-101 offers an incredible 108 dB S:N on output. It is designed to offer the most important tools for multitrack recording to mobile musicians and sound artists.
SRP: $695 USD