Tascam US-600 - USB 2.0 Audio/MIDI Interface

Tascam US-600 - USB 2.0 Audio/MIDI Interface

Tascam US-600 - USB 2.0 Audio/MIDI Interface

B&H # TAUS600 MFR # US-600
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Product Highlights

  • 6 Input / 4 Output
  • 4 Microphone Preamps
  • Instrument Input
  • MIDI I/O
  • S/PDIF Digital I/O
  • Phantom Power
  • LED Signal and Overload Indicators
  • Cubase LE Recording Software
  • Mac OS X
  • Windows XP/Vista/7
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  • 1Description

The US-600 from Tascam is a 6-input/4-output USB 2.0 audio/MIDI interface housed in a lightweight, portable chassis. The interface is the perfect choice for portable recording of multiple sources from a laptop computer and functions under both Mac OS X and Windows operating systems. The unit is powered via an external adapter.

Four high-quality microphone preamps with TRS/XLR Combi connectors can supply phantom power for use with condenser microphones. Two rear panel, unbalanced RCA outputs are provided, as well as a MIDI input and output for controlling synthesizers and drum machines. Stereo S/PDIF digital in and out is available on the rear panel.

Input 1 will also accept an instrument input for plugging in an electric guitar or bass. Individual gain controls are available for all analog inputs. A direct monitoring path avoids the inherent delay that is otherwise caused when monitoring through computer software. The interface records audio with up to 24-bit/96kHz resolution. All channels can be passed to the computer with full resolution.

Cubase LE 5 software is included allowing for immediate recording to take place. This version of Steinberg's workstation software features 48-track and VST plug-in support, automated mixing and MIDI tracks allow you to craft large productions without adding any other software. The US-600 supports most other software for Mac and Windows, including Logic Pro, Live, Nuendo, Digital Performer, Fruity Loops, and Pro Tools 9.

Six input/four output USB 2.0 audio/MIDI interface
24-bit/96 kHz audio resolution
Four microphone preamps with phantom power, XLR/TRS combo jacks
Two unbalanced RCA outputs
S/PDIF stereo digital input and output
MIDI input and output
Direct Monitor function allows zero-latency monitoring of the input
Signal Present and Overload LED meters on each input
Line Out/Phones level control
Monitor mix level control and mono/stereo switch for direct input monitoring
Mono/stereo monitoring switch for input 1/2 and 3/4
Instrument (high impedance) switch for input 1 with indicator LED
Includes Cubase LE 48-track workstation recording software
In the Box
Tascam US-600 - USB 2.0 Audio/MIDI Interface
  • External Power Supply
  • USB Cable
  • Drivers CD-ROM
  • Software DVD-ROM
  • One (1) Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Converters 24-bit
    Sample Rates 44.1, 48, 88.2 and 96 kHz
    Analog Input 4 x XLR/TRS combo Microphone/Instrument/Line
    Input Impedance Mic: 2.2kΩ
    Line: 15kΩ
    Inst: 1MΩ
    Input Level Microphone
    Nominal: -14 dBu (0.15 Vrms)
    Minimum: -57 dBu (0.001 Vrms)
    Maximum: +2 dBu (0.98 Vrms)
    Line
    Nominal: +4 dBu (1.2 Vrms)
    Minimum: -39 dBu (0.008 Vrms)
    Maximum: +20 dBu (7.75 Vrms)
    Instrument
    Nominal: -13dBV (0.22 Vrms)
    Minimum: -56 dBV (0.001 Vrms)
    Maximum: +3 dBV (1.41 Vrms)
    Analog Output 2 x RCA phono
    1 x 1/4" TRS phone Headphone
    Output Impedance 200Ω
    Output Level Line
    Nominal: -10 dBV (0.316 Vrms)
    Maximum: +6 dBV (2 Vrms)
    Headphone
    Maximum: 49 mW + 49 mW (1 kHz, 0.1%, 32Ω
    Digital Input 1 x RCA coaxial S/PDIF
    Digital Output 1 x RCA coaxial S/PDIF
    MIDI In/Out 2 x 5-pin DIN MIDI I/O
    Headphone Output Yes
    Frequency Response 20 Hz to 20 kHz, +0.5/-1.0 dB (44.1/48 kHz, JEITA)
    20 Hz to 40 kHz, +0.5/-1.5 dB (88.2/96 kHz, JEITA)
    SNR 98 dB or higher (Line In to Line Out with Gain at minimum, 44.1/48 kHz, JEITA)
    THD 0.0045% or less (Line In to Line Out with Gain at minimum, JEITA)
    Power Requirements
    5 VDC via included adapter
    System Requirements Mac OS X
    Windows XP, Vista or Windows 7
    USB 2.0 port
    Dimensions (WxDxH) 8.7 x 6 x 1.6" (222 x 151 x 41 mm)
    Weight 1.3 lb (580 g)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 3.35 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 13.7 x 9.1 x 4.8"

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