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E-MU 0404 USB 2.0 - 4 Input / 4 Output (up to 96kHz) 24-Bit/192kHz USB 2.0 Interface with 2 Microphone Preamps - Mac OS X and Windows XP

B&H # EM0404USBBL Mfr # 24-56058
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The 0404 USB 2.0 from E-MU is an audio/MIDI computer interface that features 24-bit/192kHz A/D and D/A converters, XT microphone/line/Hi-Z preamps, ultra-low jitter clock and rock-solid stability.

Exceedingly good audio specifications and a generous feature set make the unit a very attractive option for computer users. Phantom power is provided on the microphone preamps and a Soft Limit features helps to avoid digital clipping while allowing the user to record audio with healthy levels.

MIDI I/O as well as digital inputs and outputs, along with a comprehensive cross section of "lite" versions of software from many of the major manufacturers round out a unit that provides everything needed to create, record, edit and master music.

USB 2.0 computer interface with 24-bit/192kHz A/D and D/A converters
E-MU XTC Class-A ultra-low noise microphone/line/Hi-Z preamplifiers with 48V phantom power and ground lift switches for microphones, keyboards and guitars
Built-in analog soft limiting circuit allows for recording a hotter signal without fear of clipping
Optical and coaxial S/PDIF (switchable to AES/EBU) and MIDI In/Out
Ultra-low latency Windows XP and x64 USB 2.0 drivers offer accurate timing and playback of recorded audio and software instruments
Hardware zero-latency direct monitoring
Compatible with most popular audio/sequencer applications
Includes Ableton Live Lite 4 for E-MU recording and editing software (Windows/Macintosh)
Production Tools Software Bundle CD ROM for Windows includes:

Cakewalk SONAR LE
Steinberg Cubase LE
Steinberg Wavelab Lite
Celemony Melodyne essential
IK Multimedia AmpliTube LE
SFX Machine LT
E-MU Proteus VX (over 1000 sounds included)
Minnetonka DiskWelder BRONZE (trial)

Production Tools Software Bundle CD ROM for Mac includes:

BIAS Peak Express 5
Celemony Melodyne essential
IK Multimedia AmpliTube LE
SFX Machine LT
Minnetonka DiskWelder BRONZE (trial)

Converters 24-bit
Sample Rates 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4 and 192kHz
Analog Input 2 x 1/4"/XLR combo Line/Microphone
Analog Output 2 x 1/4" TRS phone, balanced or unbalanced
1 x 1/8" TRS mini phone
1 x 1/4" TRS phone Headphone
Digital Input 1 x RCA S/PDIF coaxial (AES/EBU software selectable)
1 x TOSLink S/PDIF optical
Digital Output 1 x RCA S/PDIF coaxial (AES/EBU software selectable)
1 x TOSLink S/PDIF optical
MIDI In/Out Yes
Sync In/Out S/PDIF
Headphone Output Yes
THD + N -100dB, 1kHz @ -1dBFS
Dynamic Range 117dB, A-weighted (1kHz)
Frequency Response 20Hz to 20kHz, 0.06/-0.035dB
System Requirements Mac:
G4 800MHz or faster
OS X 10.4.3 or greater
516MB RAM
500MB of free hard disk space for full installation
Available USB 2.0 port
CD-ROM/CD-RW or DVD-ROM drive required for software installation
1024 x 768 resolution XVGA video

PC:
1.2GHz or faster Intel or AMD processor
Intel, AMD or 100% compatible motherboard and chipset
Windows XP (SP 2 or greater) or Windows XP x64
256MB RAM
900MB of free hard disk space for full installation
Available USB 2.0 port
CD-ROM/CD-RW or DVD-ROM drive required for software installation
1024 x 768 resolution XVGA video 1

Please Note:

If using a USB 1.1 port, performance will be limited to 16-bit and 44.1/48kHz recording and playback

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Specialties Microphone preamps supply full 48V phantom power
Software selectable Soft Limiter (5dB maximum compression)
E-MU 0404 USB 2.0 - 4 Input / 4 Output (up to 96kHz) 24-Bit/192kHz USB 2.0 Interface with 2 Microphone Preamps - Mac OS X and Windows XP
  • External Power Supply
  • USB Cable
  • E-MU Software/Manual CD ROM
  • E-MU Production Tools Software Bundle CD ROM for Windows
  • E-MU Production Tools Software Bundle CD ROM for Mac
  • One (1) Year Warranty on Hardware to Original Owner
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    E-MU0404 USB 2.0 Interface
     
    3.0

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    3.0

    Sounds great, poor QC

    By Jon L. Jacobi

    from San Francisco, CA

    About Me Professional

    Pros

    • Easy To Install
    • Good Audio Quality

    Cons

    • Unreliable Performance

    Best Uses

    • Music

    Comments about E-MU 0404 USB 2.0 Interface:

    As an audio interface, it sounds great. However, the input controls aren't linear and my preamps died after about 30 hours use. I've read of the same problem with other users. At least now the non-linear input pots aren't bugging me...

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    3.0

    Works for Me!

    By D44LC

    from East Stroudsburg,PA

    About Me Casual User

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Install
    • Easy To Use
    • Quality Output
    • Reliable Performance

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about E-MU 0404 USB 2.0 Interface:

        Recorded Guitar and vocals,preformed well.Haven't figured the software that came with it but used Audacity and Kristal.

        • Primary use:
        • Personal

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