Ego Systems’ MaXiO XD is a PCI-based, 32-channel,24-bit/192kHz recording system that can handle 32 simultaneous channelsof analog inputs and outputs.
The basic system comprises the EX-8000, a two-rackspace unit with8-in/8-out balanced XLR connectors and a PCI interface. It is equippedwith four FireWire-like EDI (EgoSys Digital Interface) connections,each capable of supporting one EX-8000, giving the system 32-channelcapability on one card. The system will support up to four cards on thesame computer, making a total of 128 channels.
The front panel features eight balanced mic preamps, XLR or TRSinputs, a 10-step LED peak metering lights for each channel, 48-volt DCphantom power on each channel, AES/EBU and S/PDIF digital I/O, and aheadphone monitor.
MSRPs include MaXiO XD with EX8000, $1,999; EX8000, $1,499.