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E-mu 0404 USB 2.0 Recording Interface

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The E-MU 0404 USB 2.0 is an audio recording Interface with MIDI that has premium 24-bit/192kHz A/D and D/A converters. The E-Mu 0404 also offers you ...Click To Read More About This Product

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Delivers an unparalleled level of audio performance to your Mac or PC!

The E-MU 0404 USB 2.0 is an audio recording Interface with MIDI that has premium 24-bit/192kHz A/D and D/A converters. The E-Mu 0404 also offers you pristine XTC mic/line/hi-Z preamps, ultra-low jitter clock and rock-solid stability. From its plug-and-play functionality and hands-on ergonomic design to professional features and signal-to-noise specs that are simply unmatched by any other USB interface on the market, the 0404 USB will forever change your expectations of USB audio. The E-Mu 0404 USB also ships with the E-MU Production Tools Software Bundle that includes E-MU's Proteus VX, as well as software by Cakewalk, Steinberg, Ableton, IK Multimedia, and many more—everything you need to create, record, edit and master your music.

•Premium 24-bit/192kHz A/D and D/A converters* (A/D: 113dB SNR, D/A: 117dB SNR) deliver unmatched USB audio fidelity
•E-MU XTC Class-A ultra-low noise Mic/Line/Hi-Z preamplifiers (-127dB EIN) with 48V phantom power and ground lift switches enable you to plug microphones, keyboards and guitars straight into your computer with professional results, while the built-in analog soft limiting circuit lets you record a hotter signal without fear of clipping
•Comprehensive digital I/O with optical and coaxial S/PDIF (switchable to AES/EBU) and MIDI In/Out to easily connect all of your digital studio gear and instruments
•Ultra-low latency USB 2.0 drivers offer accurate timing and playback of your recorded audio and software instruments
•Hardware zero-latency direct monitoring (mono/stereo) allows you to record and overdub with no annoying delay
•Plug-and-play operation with hands-on control of all major functions like master level, direct monitoring, preamplifier controls and more
•Cross-platform support (Windows XP/x64 and Mac OS X) and compatibility with most popular audio/sequencer applications (Windows: ASIO2, WDM, MME, AC-3 and DTS Passthru; Macintosh: Apple CoreAudio, CoreMIDI, AC-3 and DTS Passthru)

I/O Configuration:
  • Two E-MU XTC Ultra-low Noise Mic/Line/Hi-Z Preamps with Soft Limiter and 48V Phantom Power (-127dBu EIN)
  • Two 1/4" Balanced Outputs (117dB SNR)
  • Stereo 1/8" Speaker Output (117dB SNR)
  • 24-bit/96kHz S/PDIF Optical In/Out (Switchable to AES/EBU)*
  • 24-bit/96kHz S/PDIF Coaxial In/Out (Switchable to AES/EBU)*
  • MIDI Input/Output
  • Stereo Headphone Output (114dB SNR)
PC Production Tools Software Bundle:
  • Cakewalk SONAR LE
  • Steinberg Cubase LE
  • Steinberg WaveLab Lite
  • Ableton Live 4 Lite for E-MU Systems
  • Bias Peak Express 5
  • IK Multimedia AmpliTube LE
  • Celemony Melodybe Essential
  • SFX Machine LT
  • E-MU Proteus VX LE Software Sound Module

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Minimum System Requirements
  • Windows:
  • Intel or AMD processor - 1.2 GHz or faster
  • Intel, AMD or 100% compatible motherboard & chipset
  • Microsoft Windows XP (SP 2 or greater) or Windows XP x64
  • 1 available (Hi-speed) USB 2.0 port**
  • 256MB System RAM
  • 950MB of free hard disk space for full installation
  • CD-ROM/CD-RW or DVD-ROM drive required for software installation
  • XVGA Video (1024 X 768)
  • Macintosh:
  • Apple Macintosh 800 MHz G4-compatible or Intel-based processor
  • Apple Macintosh OS X (10.4.3 or greater)
  • 1 available (Hi-speed) USB 2.0 port**
  • 512MB System RAM
  • 500MB of free hard disk space for full installation
  • CD-ROM/CD-RW or DVD-ROM drive required for software installation
  • XVGA Video (1024 X 768)
  • ** When connecting the 0404 USB to a USB 1.1 port on a Windows PC, performance will be limited to 16-bit and 44.1/48kHz recording and playback. Macintosh support limited to USB 2.0 ports only.
  • Sample Rates: 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192kHz from internal crystal (no sample rate conversion)*
  • Bit Depth: 24-bit I/O, 32-bit processing
  • USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
  • Full 24-bit resolution at all sample rates
  • 4in/4 out channels from 44.1-96kHz
  • 2 in/2 out channels from 176.4-192kHz
  • Zero-latency direct hardware monitoring (disabled at 176.4-192kHz)
  • Windows: ASIO2, WDM, MME - AC3 and DTS Passthru supported
  • Macintosh: Apple CoreAudio and CoreMIDI - AC3 and DTS Passthru supported
  • Anti-Pop speaker protection minimizes noise during power on/off
  • Ultra-low jitter clock subsystem: < 500ps RMS in PLL mode (48kHz, Coaxial S/PDIF Sync)
Combo Microphone Preamplifier/Hi-Z/Line Inputs (2)
  • Type E-MU XRC combo mic preamplifier and Hi-Z/line input w/ Soft Limiter
  • A/D converter:AK5385A
  • Gain Range: +60dB
  • Frequency Response (min gain, 20Hz-20kHz): +0.0/-0.16dB
  • Stereo Crosstalk (1kHz min gain, -1dBFS): < -110dB
  • Hi-Z Line Input:
  • Input Impedance: 1Mohm
  • Max Level: +12dBV (14.2dBu)
  • Dynamic Range (A-weighted, 1kHz, min gain): 113dB
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio (A-weighted, min gain): 113dB
  • THD+N (1kHz at -1dBFS, min gain): -101dB (.0009%)
  • Microphone Preamplifier:
  • Input Impedance: 1.5Kohms
  • Max Level: +6dBV (+8.2dBu)
  • EIN (20Hz-20kHz, 150ohm, unweighted): -127dBu
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio (A-weighted, min gain): 112.5dB
  • THD+N (1kHz at -1dBFS, min gain): -101dB (.0009%)
  • Phantom Power: 48V
  • Soft Limiter: 5dB max compression (software selectable)
Analog Line Outputs (2)
  • Type: balanced, AC-coupled, 2-pole low-pass differential filter
  • D/A converter: AK4396
  • Level (auto detect):
  • Professional: +12dBV max (balanced)
  • Consumer: +6dBV max (unbalanced)
  • Frequency Response (20Hz - 20kHz): 0.06/-.035dB
  • Dynamic Range (1kHz, A-weighted): 117dB
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio (A-weighted): 117dB
  • THD+N (1kHz at -1dBFS): -100dB (.001%)
  • Stereo Crosstalk (1kHz at -1dBFS): < -114.5dB
Headphone Amplifier
  • Type: Class-A power amplifier
  • D/A converter: AK4396 (shared with Line Out)
  • Gain Range: 60dB
  • Maximum Output Power: 20mW
  • Output Impedance: 22ohms
  • Frequency Response (20Hz-20kHz): +0.06/-0.035dB
  • Dynamic Range (A-weighted): 114dB
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio (A-weighted): 114dB
  • THD+N (1kHz, max gain): 600ohm load: -95.5dB (.0018%)
  • Stereo Crosstalk (1kHz at -1dBFS, 600 ohm load): < -85dB
Digital I/O
  • S/PDIF*:
  • 2 in/2 out coaxial (transformer coupled)
  • 2 in/2 out optical
  • AES/EBU or S/PDIF format (software selectable)
  • MIDI
  • 1 in, 1 out
  • Synchronization
  • Internal crystal sync at 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192kHz
  • External sample rate sync via
  • Optical S/PDIF (44.1 - 96kHz)
  • Coaxial S/PDIF (44.1 - 96kHz)
  • * Macintosh analog operation up to 96kHz and digital operation up to 48kHz only at this time.
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