The Liquid Saffire 56 is now widely available 04/06/09
Focusrite has announced that the Liquid Saffire 56 is shipping and widely available in stores across the USA The Liquid Saffire 56 is Focusrite's new flagship Firewire interface. It has generated a great deal of excitement as it marries Focusrite's celebrated Liquid technology with its new generation of Saffire interface technology (pioneered by the critically acclaimed Saffire Pro40). Here's what Focusrite have to say about the Liquid Saffire 56...
The Liquid Saffire 56 features 2 Liquid mic-pre's evolved from the original award winning Liquid Channel. Each Liquid Pre-amp lets you choose from ten different classic pre-amp emulations including the API 3124+, Neve 1073, Pultec MB-1, Telefunken V72, Focusrite's own Red 1, and more! Matching the microphone type with perfect pre-amp setting is the key to capturing the perfect performance.
In addition to 8 mic pre's, Liquid Saffire 56 includes 10 analogue outputs, 16 channels of ADAT i/o, stereo S/PDIF or AES i/o (on RCA phono), MIDI i/o, 2 virtual 'loopback' inputs, for routing digital audio between software applications, and BNC wordclock i/o. The Saffire Mix Control software provides ultra flexible control over routing and monitoring, which includes presets for immediate set up of commonly used mixing situations, and full metering across all inputs, outputs and submixes. This is just a few of the Liquid Saffire 56's many features, see the website product pages for full details. Pricing and Availability:
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