ESI 16x8 24-Bit USB Audio Interface

ESI 16x8 24-Bit USB Audio Interface
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ESI ESI-U168XT Overview

The 16x8 24-Bit USB Audio Interface from ESI is a USB 2.0 Hi-Speed audio interface that features 16 input channels and 8 output channels. It is equipped with four integrated microphone-preamp/XLR inputs on the front with switchable 48V phantom power, two Hi-Z instrument inputs for electric guitars, as well as coaxial digital S/PDIF input and output. It is also equipped with two independent headphone outputs on the front, next to an integrated monitoring mixer. You can connect external keyboards, synthesizers, and sound modules via the MIDI input and output on the backside of the unit. Based on EWDM and DirectWIRE technology, low latency drivers support WDM, ASIO 2.0, and CoreAudio technology for both Mac and Windows.

USB 2.0 Hi-Speed audio interface fro Mac and Windows
24-bit / 96 kHz solution not only provides balanced 1/4" TRS line connectors
Four professional microphone preamps with 48V phantom power support
Two Hi-Z instrument inputs with 1/4" connector
Digital S/PDIF input and output with RCA connectors
Separate stereo mix output with integrated monitoring mixer controlled on front panel
Powered by the included DC power supply

ESI ESI-U168XT Specs


4 x professional microphone preamps with +48V phantom power support
16 x line inputs with balanced 1/4" TRS connectors
2 x Hi-Z instrument inputs with 1/4" connector
1 x digital S/PDIF input with RCA connector

Output8 x line outputs with balanced 1/4" TRS connectors
2 x independent headphone outputs with 1/4" stereo phone connector
Dynamic RangeADC with 107 dBA
DAC with 112 dBA
OS SupportedWindows Vista, 7, 8.1, and 10 with ASIO 2.0, MME, WDM, and DirectSound including DirectWIRE support
Mac OS X (10.7 and later) via CoreAudio USB audio driver
Dimensions17.7 x 5.7 x 1.8" (45 x 14.5 x 4.5 cm)
WeightNot specified by the manufacturer
Packaging Info
Package Weight6.3 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)22.7 x 6.8 x 3.4"
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