ESI U168 XT USB Audio Interface

  • 24-bit / 96kHz USB 2.0 Hi-Speed 24-bit Audio Interface
  • 16 Inputs and 8 Outputs
  • 4 Microphone Preamps With +48V Phantom Power
  • 2 Hi-Z 1/4'' Instrument Inputs
  • Includes Bitwig 8-Track DAW Software

ESI U168 XT USB Audio Interface

Details
The ESI U168 XT USB Audio Interface is a high speed USB 2.0 audio interface featuring 16 inputs and 8 outputs. This premium quality audio interface is the ideal choice for any digital musician, supplying you with 16 inputs of exceptional audio quality, all packed into highly durable metal housing. Running at 24-bit /96 kHz, the ESI U168 XT provides you with unparalleled audio quality and performance, ideal for capturing high quality recordings from both instruments and vocalists. The ESI U168 XT features 4 professional microphone preamps with built-in +48V phantom power for condenser microphone plus 2 Hi-Z high performance instrument inputs for optimal versatility. Additionally the interface includes balanced 1/4'' TRS line connectors as well as coaxial digital S/PDIF input and outputs. The ESI U168 XT comes complete with a free copy of Bitwig 8-Track digital audio workstation software to get you recording straight out of the box.

Product Ref: 77460

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Exceptional Audio Quality, Affordable Price

The ESI U168 XT USB Audio Interface is designed to offer unparalleled audio quality and performance, delivering the highest end audio interface available in its price range. The interface features support for up to 24-bit / 96kHz recording, ideal for capturing every nuance of the sound you are recording. From vocalists to instruments, the ESI U168 XT can handle recording anything with ease, supplying you with studio-quality recordings with exceptional warmth. The U168 XT also features high performance low latency drivers with support for the latest WDM, ASIO 2.09 and CoreAudio technology. This means you can record in near real-time, ideal for recording instruments and vocals. The ESI U168 XT also features 4 professional microphone preamps with +48V phantom power built-in, allowing you to capture high quality vocal recordings wherever you are.

Versatile Connectivity

As well as featuring a range of quality components and circuitry, the U168 XT also features a range of inputs and outputs for added versatility. The front panel features 16 inputs in total with 4 professional microphone preamps and 2 Hi-Z instrument inputs. The Hi-Z instrument inputs feature a ¼’’ connector, perfect for recording high-level instruments such as electric guitars and basses. The 16 channel MIDI I/O with one MIDI input and one MIDI output allows you to connect a range of MIDI devices from drum machines and samplers to synthesizers and keyboards. There are also coaxial digital S/PDIF input and outputs for digital connectivity. Additionally the interface features two independent headphones outputs for simple and easy monitoring for both artist and sound engineer.

Complete with Bitwig 8-Track DAW

As well as offering you a range of high-quality inputs and outputs, the ESI U168 XT comes complete with a free copy of Bitwig 8-Track Digital Audio Workstation software. This software allows you get started and recording straight out the box, providing you with 8 tracks of audio you can use to create multi-track recording projects.

Features

  • 16 input / 8 output 24-bit / 96kHz USB 2.0 Hi-Speed 24-bit Audio Interface
  • 4 professional microphone preamps with +48V phantom power support
  • 2 Hi-Z high performance instrument inputs with 1/4" connector
  • Digital S/PDIF input with RCA connector
  • Digital S/PDIF output with RCA connector
  • Supports up to 24-bit / 96kHz
  • 16 line inputs with balanced 1/4" TRS connectors
  • 8 line outputs with balanced 1/4" TRS connectors
  • 2 independent headphone outputs with 1/4" stereo phone connector
  • Separate stereo mix output with integrated monitoring mixer controlled on front panel
  • ADC with 107dB(a) dynamic range
  • DAC with 112dB(a) dynamic range
  • 16 channel MIDI I/O with one MIDI input and one MIDI output
  • Powerd by included DC power supply
  • Supports Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 with ASIO 2.0, MME, WDM and DirectSound
  • Supports Mac OS X (10.7 and above) via CoreAudio USB audio driver
  • Includes Bitwig 8-Track digital audio workstation software
  • Dimensions roughly 45.0cm x 14.5cm x 4.5cm
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