The Fast Track USB Interface with Pro Tools SE Software from M-Audio comprises a USB interface and Pro Tools SE software, that combined form the center of a project studio recording system. The M-Audio interface with a microphone preamp and phantom power, along with the Pro Tools SE software, once connected to the user's computer, provide all the necessary tools to begin building composition.
The Fast Track interface features a simple "plug-and-play" USB connection, and is the easiest way to record guitar, vocals and more with your PC or Mac. Simply plug in your instruments and you're ready to record. The interface offers phantom power for use with professional-quality studio condenser microphones and solves a common latency problem with a direct monitor switch, which allows for hearing the source directly through the interface before going to the computer.
Pro Tools SE includes a 3GB loop library. Additionally, one can choose from over 100 different instrument sounds and then add effects that include reverb, delay, EQ, compression, chorus, flanger, and many others, polish the tracks, and share them with anyone. The Pro Tools software contains a wide array of music creation templates for creating hip-hop, electronic, pop, funk, jazz, and rock and blues tracks.
The Fast Track interface is also compatible with Pro Tools M-Powered software in the event that the user wants to upgrade the software component of the system.
Fast Track Audio Interface
2-input, 2-output audio interface
24-bit/48kHz (better-than-CD) sound quality
XLR microphone input with gain control and 48V phantom power for condenser microphones
1/4" instrument input with gain control
1/4" stereo headphone output
RCA stereo speaker outputs
Output level knob for adjusting volume of headphones and speaker outputs
Direct monitoring button for monitoring without distracting latency
Plug-and-Play USB connection (USB 2.0 compatible)
Powered by USB - no power adapter required
Pro Tools SE Software
Award-winning Pro Tool composing, recording, editing, and mixing features
Mix up to 24 tracks (16 audio tracks, 8 virtual instrument tracks)
Record 2 simultaneous audio tracks
Integrated learning tools make it easy to create music
Built-in composing features, including MIDI sequencing and score editing
Includes over 100 different virtual instruments
Powerful, pro-quality effects including reverb, EQ, and guitar amp/distortion effects
Comes with over 3GB of audio loops to quickly construct songs and ideas
Easily record up to two instruments at once
Compatible with PC and Mac computers
In the Box
M-Audio Fast Track USB Interface with Pro Tools SE Software
One (1) Year Warranty
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Mac 1.8GHz multi-core processor OS X 10.5.8 or greater, or OS X 10.6.1 or greater 1GB RAM 5400 RPM hard drive Available USB port for included hardware Adobe Flash Player 10 (free download from Adobe)
PC 1.8 GHz multi-core processor (Intel or AMD) Windows XP Home or XP Pro (SP3 or greater) , Windows 7 Home Premium, Professional, or Ultimate 1GB RAM for Windows XP and Windows 7 32-bit - 2GB RAM for Windows 7 64-bit 5400 RPM hard drive Available USB port for included hardware Adobe Flash Player 10 (free download from Adobe)