At the 2014 NAMM Show, M-Audio introduced the M-Track Quad – a four-channel USB audio/MIDI interface.
Four inputs accommodate any source, from phantom-powered microphones to guitar. Plus, each input comes equipped with its own insert jack for integrating effects. Continue reading
At the 2014 NAMM Show, Universal Audio introduced the Apollo Twin High-Resolution Desktop Interface with Realtime UAD Processing. The 2×6 Thunderbolt audio interface for Mac combines the 24/192 kHz audio conversion of Universal Audio?s Apollo series with onboard Realtime UAD SOLO or DUO Processing.
The Apollo Twin allows Mac users to record in real time (at near-zero latency) through the full range of UAD Powered Plug-Ins available in the UA Online Store, including titles from Neve, Studer, Manley, Lexicon, API and more.
Apollo Twin also introduces new Unison technology – which uses Apollo’s mic preamps and its onboard UAD plug-in processing to recreate the tone of classic tube and solid state mic preamps, including their impedance, gain stage ‘sweet spots,’ and component-level circuit behaviors.
Apollo Twin will ship with Universal Audio?s Realtime Analog Classics UAD plug-in bundle, featuring legacy editions of the LA-2A Classic Audio Leveler, 1176LN Limiting Amplifier, and Pultec EQP-1A Program Equalizer, plus Softube Amp Room Essentials, the all-new 610-B Tube Preamp plug-in, and more. Continue reading
At the 2014 NAMM Show, Behringer introduced the U-PHORIA UMC404 4×4, 24-Bit/96 kHz USB Audio/MIDI Interface.
The U-PHORIA UMC404 is a USB audio/MIDI interface that offers 4 MIDAS-designed mic preamps, which include +48 Volt phantom power for condenser microphones, all going through studio-grade 24-Bit/96 kHz converters. Continue reading
2014 NAMM Show: Behringer introduced the U-PHORIA UMC1820, a $200 18×20, 24-Bit/96 kHz USB Audio/MIDI interfce with 8 MIDAS mic preamplifiers. Continue reading
At the 2014 NAMM Show, iConnectivity announced iConnectAUDIO4+, their newest audio and MIDI interface for Mac, PC, and iOS.
iConnectAUDIO4+ is a multi-host audio and MIDI interface for MAC, PC, and iOS that combines several of iConnectivity’s technologies in a single device. Continue reading
2014 NAMM Show: Alesis has announced the new CORE Series of
24-bit USB Audio Interfaces.
The audio interfaces offer XLR+1/4″ combo inputs, Mic/Line or Guitar level switching, headphone outputs with level controls for efficient monitoring, and each model ships with Cubase 7 LE.
- CORE 1, a single input/dual output inline interface, is designed for on-the-go recording or as an entry-level option.
- CORE 2 offers both audio and MIDI connections for full studio integration.
- CORE 8 is an eight-channel rack mount interface suited for live or studio applications.
2014 NAMM Show: Alesis has introduced the IO Dock II – an updated audio docking solution for both Lightning and 30-pin iPads.
Here are the details on the new version. Continue reading
At the 2014 NAMM Show, Focusrite is introducing the iTrack Dock – a new iPad dock that they describe as a ‘comprehensive studio-quality Lightning iPad recording interface’.
The iTrack Dock offers dual Focusrite microphone preamps, two line inputs and an instrument DI, independent stereo monitor and headphone outputs, and a USB port for class-compliant MIDI instruments and controllers. The iTrack Dock is designed to offer everything needed to record, monitor and control music on a Lightning iPad. It even charges and powers the iPad at the same time.
Here’s the official iTrack Dock intro video: Continue reading