Resident Audio tells us that their forthcoming T4 is the first ever four-channel Thunderbolt audio interface which requires no external power--a breakthrough in the worlds of live performance and recording. They say that it adds four channels of I/O to Thunderbolt-equipped Mac and Windows computers, with support for high-resolution 24-bit/96kHz audio and near-zero latency for virtually instantaneous recording and playback.
A spokesperson had this to say, "Whether you're in the studio, on the stage or in the DJ booth, the T4 provides the perfect interface between your computer and your performance."
Here's what Resident Audio has to say in their own words...
The lightweight and portable T4 comes with all required software drivers and a ton of innovative features such as an auto-detecting Multichannel Output Mode and Smart Monitoring, which automatically switches between stereo and mono depending upon input configuration. Four combo XLR / ¼" input jacks allow you to plug in microphones, instruments and line-level devices-- with phantom power for all inputs--and there are four balanced TRS outputs for connection to speakers and external mixers. MIDI connectors enable the T4 to be used as an ultra-stable MIDI interface, and there are even dual headphone outputs. Tilted tactile gain controls with three-color wraparound LEDs allow you to quickly set optimal levels, even in low-light onstage environments.
Pricing and Availability:
Pricing TBA. Available May 2014