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Edirol Introduces New USB Audio-Recording Interface

Edirol's UA-1000 is a multiport, high-speed USB (USB2.0) audio-recording interface that delivers exceptional audio capabilities on 10 separate channels 3/18/2003 7:00 AM Eastern

Edirol's UA-1000 is a multiport, high-speed USB (USB2.0) audio-recording interface that delivers exceptional audio capabilities on 10 separate channels via a wide variety ofconnections.

Additionally, the UA-1000 offers high-quality microphone preamps using premium analog components, including XLR/TRS combo jacks, hi-Z guitar, S/PDIF, 8-channel ADAT, MIDI, and inserts for effect send/return.

Other features include: 480Mbps transfer speed, allowing the UA-1000 to offer 10-in/10-out 24bit/96kHz, full-duplex performance via hassle-free USB connection; 4x front-mounted XLR/TRS combo jacks with phantom power; 2x stereo (4) inserts I/O for effects sends and returns; ASIO 2.0 and WDM driver support; zero-latency direct monitoring; and a blue 1U metal rackmount case.

In other company news, Edirol showed its new assignablecontrol surface with USB audio and MIDI: the UR-80. The UR-80 is an all-in-one studio box for computer musicians, combining a fully assignable control surface, USB audio interface with 24-bit/96kHz capability, MIDI and the high-quality GM2 Hyper Canvas software synthesizer. The UR-80 control surface resembles a digital mixer, with transport controls, a time wheel and assignable switches for quick access to musicsoftware functions. It comes with a Control Map Editor and eight preloaded control maps supporting such sequencers as Sonar, Cubase and Logic, plus a variety of soft synths. More controlmaps will be available for download on the Edirol Website.

Find out more at www.edirol.com.