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E-MU 0204 USB — HIGH-RESOLUTION USB POWERED AUDIO INTERFACE
What is the 0204 USB?
The E-MU 0204 USB is the ultimate portable USB audio interface for the Mac and PC, offering pristine 24-bit/192kHz recording and playback, direct monitoring, and a host of professional features in a compact, USB bus-powered package.
E-MU 0204 USB features two XTCTM Class-A, ultra-low noise Mic/Line/Hi-Z pream- plifiers that can be run independently or in stereo to record guitars, basses, keyboards or microphones with optimal audio performance.
Any musician requiring a 2-in/4-out, 24/192kHz USB audio interface (Mac or PC) with superior specifications and features at an incredibly low price.
Target Customers: Computer Audio Enthusiasts and Audiophiles
E-MU USB products have become highly regarded in the music listening community for their accurate and uncolored audio reproduction. We went a little crazy on this product and used premium-quality, digital-to-analog converters normally reserved for thousand dollar systems. Then we went even further and completely redesigned the signal path to wring every last bit of performance from the A-D and D-A converters. The results are simply stunning. The sound and speci- fications of this little interface literally “blows the doors off” many audiophile interfaces and headphone preamps costing many times more.
Key Features/Key Benefits Bus-powered World-class Sound
Pristine 24-bit/192kHz recording, playback and audio specifications unmatched by any other interface in its price range. Your music will be accurately converted and preserved in the digital domain with professional standards.
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Portable USB bus-powered interface for Mac and PC with 2 mic preamps
Two 1/4" unbalanced outputs (1/2) Stereo headphone output doubles as an assignable pair of auxiliary outputs (3/4)
(1) Balanced XLR — 1/4" TRS combo jack (1) Balanced 1/4" TRS jack (1) Unbalanced 1/8" mic input with +5V power
(in parallel with XLR mic input)
Two XTCTM Class-A, ultra-low noise, mic/line/hi-z preamps with up to 60dB of gain
The center of the XLR jack functions as a Hi-Z input for use with guitars, basses, keyboards, etc. The 1/4” input also accepts a Hi-Z microphone with a 1/4” plug
Hardware zero-latency direct monitoring (mono or stereo) with continuously variable level control
24-bit/192kHz A/D (AK5385) and D/A converters (AK4396), 117dB measured SNR performance (DAC)
44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192kHz from internal crystal with no sample rate conversion
ASIO2, WDM MME, Apple Core Audio -101.9dB (.0008%) 1kHz at -1dBFS
117dB, A-weighted (DAC) <100ps RMS
Retail Street Price:
US = $129.99 UK = £129.99 (including new 20% VAT from Jan. 1, 2010) Euro = €129.99 (including 20% VAT)