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PreSonus Firestudio Lightpipe

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The PreSonus FireStudio Lightpipe is a 32 input, 32 output, 24-bit/96k lightpipe to FireWire computer recording system for professional-quality digit...Click To Read More About This Product

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Expand your production capabilities with 32 channels of lightpipe to FireWire conversion.

The PreSonus FireStudio Lightpipe is a 32 input, 32 output, 24-bit/96k lightpipe to FireWire computer recording system for professional-quality digital audio recording. Compatible with both Windows and Macintosh computer systems, the FireStudio Lightpipe allows you to convert up to 32 channels of ADAT or SMUX optical lightpipe I/O (32 channels at 44.1, 48kHz; 16 channels at 88.2, 96kHz) via FireWire providing a multichannel computer interface for digital mixers, AD/DA converters or ADAT recorders.

Note:As of 5/26/09, you can make your FireStudio LightPipe 64-bit compatible via a PreSonus web update.

The PreSonus FireStudio Lightpipe features JetPLL jitter elimination technology for ultra tight synchronization and improved imaging and clarity along with a 34x4 DSP matrix mixer allowing you to create dual zero-latency stereo monitor mixes. Fast-acting input/output LED meters are located on the front panel for quick and easy visual monitoring of all signals. The FireStudio Lightpipe is the perfect interface for expanding and enhancing your music production.

DSP Mixer/Router

The FireStudio Lightpipe also includes the FireControl Mixer ” a 34x4 DSP mixer for creating up to two zero latency stereo mixes for monitoring during recording and playback.

JetPLL Syncronization

Tight synchronization between the FireWire chipset and the computer are essential for clarity and stabilization. The PreSonus FireStudio Lightpipe uses patented JetPLL jitter reduction technology to virtually remove all audio band jitter resulting in better stereo separation and clearer, more transparent audio. JetPLL delivers ultra-fast locking to any digital format through a wide range of frequencies and is extremely robust and tolerant of wide variations in clock frequencies. JetPLL ensures near perfect clock performance when networking audio devices, thus creating the most stable and robust synchronization to the computer.

  • 24-bit/96K FireWire (IEEE 1394) interface
  • Word Clock I/O
  • MIDI I/O
  • JetPLL Jitter Elimination Technology
  • Balanced TRS Stereo main outputs with volume control
  • Headphone amplifier with volume control
  • Dual SMUX for 16 channels at 96k over ADAT
  • Fast-acting LED input metering
  • 34 x 4 mixer matrix
  • Mac OSX, Windows XP and Vista32 compatible
  • Works with Cubase, Logic, Nuendo, Sonar and many other DAW host applications
  • Includes Studio One Artist
  • Studio One Artist>
    • Elegant, single-window work environment
    • Powerful drag-and-drop functionality
    • Unlimited audio tracks, MIDI tracks, virtual instruments, buses, and FX channels
    • Content browser with convenient sort options and preview player
    • Automatic delay compensation
    • Advanced automation
    • 32-bit audio processing
    • Easy-to-use sidechain routing
    • Stunning virtual instruments
    • User-friendly sampler
    • Most intuitive MIDI-mapping system available
    • Realtime audio timestretching and resampling
    • K-System metering
    • Compatible with any ASIO-, Windows Audio-, or Core Audio-compliant audio interface
    • Works with key commands from Pro Tools, Cubase, and Logic.
    • Native Effects 32-bit effects library with 20 dynamics processors, reverbs, modulations effects, amp simulators, etc.
    • Ampire - Amplifier-Modeling
    • Auto Filter - Envelope Filter
    • Beat Delay - Tempo-Synchronized Delay
    • Binaural Pan - Stereo Panning Effect
    • Channel Strip - Dynamics Processing and Equalizer
    • Chorus - Mono/Stereo Chorus
    • Compressor - Mono/Stereo Variable Compressor
    • Flanger - Stereo/Mono Flanger
    • Limiter - Mono/Stereo Limiter
    • Mixtool - Phase and MS Utility
    • MixVerb - Mono/Stereo Reverb
    • Phase Meter phase-correlation analysis
    • Phaser mono/stereo phaser
    • Pro EQ 7-band parametric EQ
    • Red Light Distortion distortion processor
    • Room Reverb stereo/mono room reverb
    • Spectrum Meter frequency analyzer
    • Tricomp 3-band compressor
    • Tuner instrument tuner
    • X-Trem mono/stereo tremolo
    • Four virtual instruments
    • Impact Sample Trigger Drum Instrument with 32 drum kits by Ueberschall
    • Presence Sample Player Virtual Instrument with 200 sampled instruments by Digital Sound Factory
    • SampleOne Sampler Virtual Instrument
    • Mojito Analog-Modeling Subtractive Synthesizer
    • Native Instruments Kore Player with 150 instruments
    • Native Instruments Guitar Rig LE
    • Toontrack EZdrummer Lite
    • Nearly 1,400 drum loops (1.4 GB) by Bandmate Loops
    Minimum System requirements:
    • Windows
    • OS: Microsoft Windows XP
    • Peripherals: IEEE 1394 FireWire port
    • CPU/Clock: Pentium, Athlon with 900Mhz or higher (1.5GHz recommended)
    • Memory (RAM): 256 MB (512 MB recommended)
    • Macintosh
    • OS: Mac OS X ver 10/3/7 or later (Tiger 10.4.2 recommended)
    • CPU/Clock: PowerPC G4/800Mhz or higher (G4/Dual 16 Hz recommended), all Intel/Mac models
    • Memory (RAM): 256 MB (512 MB recommended)
    • Note that the speed of your processor, amount of RAM and size and speed of your hard drive will greatly affect the overall performance of your recording system. Also, a more powerful system (faster processor with more RAM) will allow for lower latency (signal delay) that you might experience while monitoring audio or MIDI signals.
    Digital Audio Transfer: optical ADAT to FireWire (IEEE 1394)
    • FireWire IEEE 1394 Speed: 400mbps
    • Maximum Inputs/Outputs: 32 inputs/ 32 outputs
    • Supported Sample Rates: 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96kHz
    • Control Panel Parameters: Sample Rate, Latency (PC only), Clock Source
    • Optical 1 I/O: Ch. 1-8 (44.1, 48k); Ch. 1-4 (88.2, 96k)
    • Optical 2 I/O: Ch. 9-16 (44.1, 48k); Ch. 5-8 (88.2, 96k)
    • Optical 3 I/O: Ch. 17-24 (44.1, 48k); Ch. 9-12 (88.2, 96k)
    • Optical 4 I/O: Ch. 25-32 (44.1, 48k); Ch. 13-16 (88.2, 96k)
    • MIDI I/O
    • Standard 5-Pin DIN
    • Main analog outputs: Impedance Balanced TRS
    • Headphone amplifier: 150 mW
    • Specification: <20ps RMS, 20Hz-20kHz
      Jitter Attenuation: >60dB; 1ns in approx.1ps out
    • Power Supply: IEC Internal switching 100V-240V
    • Word Clock: BNC Input and Output, 75 0hm
    • Input Connector Type: IEC
    • Input Voltage (factory configured): 90 to 240 VAC
    • Power Requirements (Continuous): 20W
      Main Chassis
      • Package Type: 1U - steel chassis
      • Dimensions: 19(W) X 1.75(H) X 7(D) inches
      • Weight: 7.0lb.
      System Requirements for Studio One Artist
      • Mac: Mac OS X 10.4.11 or Mac OS X 10.5.2 or higher, PowerPC G4 1.25 GHz or Intel Core Solo 1.5 GHz processor, 1GB RAM,
      • Recommended: PowerPC G5 or better or Intel Core Duo or Intel Xeon processor or better, 2GB or more RAM
      • Win: Windows XP or Vista, Intel Pentium 4 1.6GHz processor or AMD Athlon 64 (Turion), 1GB RAM
      • Recommended: Intel Pentium 4 2.8GHz EM64T or better or AMD Athlon 64 3000+ or better, 2GB or more RAM
      • Windows and Macintosh Systems: Internet connection, DVD-ROM drive, a monitor resolution no lower than 1024x768 pixels
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