DIGITAL GROOVE PRODUCTIONS GMDOPT-U
Nuendo, Pro Tools, Sequoia users: The Groove Machine Dual-Opteron Ultra Audio/Video Workstation offers all the power you need for tracking, mixing, mastering, soft synths and plug-ins. It features dual-processor, 64-bit power, 1.6GHz FSB, 8 GB of RAM, 1 terabyte of storage, twin PCI-X buses and 16x PCI-Express video (two SLI capable). Future-proof design, massive track count capability in a whisper-quiet, four-rackspace case. Certified, solid performance and reliability, all designed and hand-built by seasoned audio pros. Price: $4,995.
E-MU 1616M LAPTOP DIGITAL AUDIO SYSTEM
Equipped with mastering-grade 24-bit/192kHz converters, E-mu’s 1616M Laptop Digital Audio System is the most powerful and portable notebook audio system ever created. It features hardware-accelerated effects (more than 600), zero-latency hardware mixing/monitoring and an ultra-portable MicroDock. Also standard are twin ultralow-noise mic/line/hi-Z preamps, four ¼-inch balanced ins, six ¼-inch balanced outs, three stereo 1/8-inch speaker outs, turntable in, two stereo headphone outs, 24/192 ADAT I/O, 24/192 S/PDIF and two MIDI I/Os. Price: $699.99. AES Booth: #818.
E-MU 1616 LAPTOP DIGITAL AUDIO SYSTEM
E-mu’s 1616 Laptop Digital Audio System is the most powerful and portable notebook audio system ever created, featuring premium 24/192 converters, hardware-accelerated effects (more than 600), zero-latency hardware mixing/monitoring and an ultra-portable MicroDock. There are two ultralow-noise mic/line/hi-Z preamps, four ¼-inch balanced ins, six ¼-inch balanced outs, three stereo 1/8-inch speaker outs, turntable in, two stereo headphone outs, 24/192 ADAT I/O, 24/192 S/PDIF and two MIDI I/Os. Price: $499.99. AES Booth #818.
iZ TECHNOLOGY RADAR V
iZ Technology’s RADAR V line of dedicated hard disk recording products feature new Adrenaline Plus recording engine technology. Major features include 24-track recording at 192 kHz and dual-disk recording on SCSI, Serial ATA or Parallel ATA drives in FAT32 Native Broadcast .WAV file format for direct disk transfer to DAWs. Additional features include Gigabit Ethernet, FileFlat instant file consolidation feature and up to 2TB recording capacity. AES booth: #845.
KORG D3200 DIGITAL RECORDING STUDIO
New ClickPoint and Knob Matrix combine with 320x240 tilt-up LCD for intuitive navigation. Features: interactive “Session Drums” for fast, programming-free rhythm track creation; 12-track simultaneous recording (44.1/48 kHz, 16/24-bit); up to 32 playback tracks; scene and dynamic automated mixing; 11 simultaneous effects; 4-band parametric EQs (peak or shelving); 12 balanced TRS and eight XLR (with individual phantom) inputs; high-quality preamps; internal CD-RW and HD; S/PDIF I/O; USB 2 to computer; MIDI; MTC (all frame rates); and MMC. Price: $1,799.
M-AUDIO MICROTRACK 24/96
This rugged, high-fidelity, mobile 2-channel unit records .WAV and MP3 files to CompactFlash or Microdrives from balanced line inputs or built-in mic preamps with phantom power for studio mics. It connects to a PC or Mac via USB. Users simply drag-and-drop recordings for immediate editing or Web posting. The unit can recharge its lithium-ion battery via the computer’s USB connection or a USB power adapter. MicroTrack offers better-than-DAT–quality mobile recording that’s convenient and cost-effective. Price: $499.95.
Nagra ARES-M is an ultra-miniature (5x2x8-inch), mono/stereo, solid-state recorder with automatic record start and built-in editing. It operates for more than 10 hours on two AA batteries, and features MPEG compression and PCM linear recording with built-in or external microphones. Price: $975. AES booth: #426.
TASCAM HD-P2 PORTABLE RECORDER
This pro solution for live, on-location stereo applications records at up to 192kHz/24-bit resolution for audiophile quality to Compact Flash media, locked to the built-in SMPTE timecode input. The Broadcast .WAV audio files are instantly available through the built-in FireWire port. Features include XLR mic inputs with phantom power and analog peak limiter, unbalanced stereo RCA I/O, S/PDIF digital I/O, headphone out, built-in mono mic and FireWire interface. AES booth: #865.