PreSonus Debuts INSPIRE 1394 Interface at AES

PreSonus Audio Electronics is now shipping the all-new, never seen before, INSPIRE 1394 software controlled FireWire Recording Interface. The INSPIRE 1394 features four analog inputs and two analog outputs at 24-bit/96k A/D/A conversion rate. Inputs on the INSPIRE 1394 include two custom-designed PreSonus microphone preamplifiers with +48V phantom power and two instrument Hi-Z inputs on the front panel. Dual mono or stereo selectable line level or phono (with RIAA filter) inputs are also available on the rear panel. Outputs on the INSPIRE 1394 include RCA unbalanced and mini TRS on the rear panel as well as headphone output on the front panel.

The Windows and Mac compatible INSPIRE 1394 is completely controlled by an easy-to-use software mixer control panel. Controls include, input gain, phantom power, limiter (off/on), preamp boost (off/on), sample rate, headphone volume, main output volume as well as zero latency input mixing with playback mixing.

Four INSPIRE 1394's can be connected together for up to sixteen simultaneous inputs of 24-bit/96k recording, making the INSPIRE 1394 the most affordable and expandable FireWire system available. The INSPIRE also comes complete with the new PreSonus ProPak Software Suite including Cubase LE 48-track audio recording and production software, Sony's ACID XMC, 25 real-time effect plug-ins and over 3 GB of drum loops and samples.

The INSPIRE is compatible with all ASIO, WDM and Core Audio applications including Cubase, Nuendo, Sonar, Garage Band, Logic Express, Logic Pro and many others.

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