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Tascam-us144.32774145
9.7 out of 10

Tascam US144

2 XLR mic inputs with phantom power S/PDIF Digital Input & O Read more

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The most popular TASCAM 4-channel USB audio interface has been updated with better audio specs and a fresh new look for the US-144mkII . The US-144mkII starts with two great-quality XLR microphone preamps with phantom power for condenser microphones. There's also a pair of balanced line inputs and a guitar-level in for direct recording of electric guitar or bass. A pair of S/PDIF digital inputs and outputs is also included, for a total of four inputs and outputs at up to 96kHz/24-bit audio quality. The US-144mkII connects to Mac or Windows computers using USB 2.0, and the unit is powered over the USB cable. Zero-latency monitoring is available for recording without the delay going to a computer and back. MIDI input and output jacks allow connection of synths and drum machines. Connect the US-144mkII to monitors through the line output or use headphones with the front-mounted stereo 1/4" jack. Separate controls for line and headphone out means you don't need to switch off monitors to work in headphones. The US-144mkII makes a perfect portable interface with metal components and solid construction built for the road. The US-144mkII includes a copy of Cubase LE4 from Steinberg. This full-featured recording software captures up to 48 tracks of audio with another 64 MIDI tracks. You can edit your tracks to perfection using a variety of modes and tools. Automated mixing is included to create the perfect master. Cubase LE4 supports VST effect and instrument plug-ins, which an assortment included with the application. For great-sounding tracks in your computer, trust TASCAM's 30 years of recording experience with the US-144mkII. For more microphone inputs, take a look at the US-1641 16x4 channel interface.
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S/PDIF stereo coaxial input and output (US-144mkII only)
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(2) XLR microphone inputs with phantom power
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(2) 1/4" balanced line inputs
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Switchable guitar level input
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1/4" stereo headphone output
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MIDI input and output
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Bus-powered USB 2.0 audio interface
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Individual Line and Headphone out level controls (US-144mkII only)
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Up to 96kHz/24-bit audio resolution
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Zero-latency hardware monitoring
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Mac and Windows drivers included
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Steinberg Cubase LE4 48-track recording software included
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Aluminum case construction
Release Date
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14 September 2009