Peavey has announced the Xport, which they describe as a high fidelity, ultra-portable 1/4" jack-to-USB audio interface for electric guitar and bass. Xport uses a standard USB cable to connect your guitar to a personal computer or laptop. Here's all the details from Peavey...
The Xport's high-quality ASIO™ and Core Audio™ drivers offer rock-solid performance for both Windows® and Mac® OS X. Powered by the USB bus and featuring both Headphone and Line outputs, the Xport provides musicians with a simple, hassle-free digital recording solution.
Included with Xport is Peavey ReValver™ amp modeling software, the only virtual amplifier that captures the true tone characteristics of vacuum tubes. This state-of-the-art software can be used as a stand-alone virtual amplifier or with your favorite recording software.
REAPER™ digital audio workstation software, an advanced multi-track audio production and recording environment for Windows and OS X, is also included with the Xport. Features:
USB bus powered
1/4" guitar instrument input
Headphone output with volume control
Line output with volume control
USB cable included
ASIO™/OS X (Core Audio™) drivers
Windows® XP/Vista/7 - Mac® OS X
Includes ReValver™ and REAPER DAW software
Personal computer with USB 1.1 or higher, running Windows® XP SP2, Windows Vista [all editions] or Mac® OS-X. Pricing and Availability: