The all-new 88M USB audio interface has two studio-quality preamps with mastering-grade AD/DA converters supported by class-leading ESS Chip Sets. The mic, line, and DI inputs on the brand new 88M are all transformer-balanced utilizing Neve’s unique Marinair transformers, making it straightforward to capture the traditional Neve sound even while you go direct.
In terms of monitoring, the 88M makes use of the same iconic red monitor level management from the 88RS console, complete with a middle indent set at -12dB beneath most output for calibrating your audio system to a perfect listening degree. The built-in headphone amp has very excessive headroom and independent level management and is designed to work with trendy studio headphones.
Push the headphone volume knob to toggle through 4 totally different playback modes: direct stereo, mix, DAW, and mono mix. These monitoring choices present easy, latency-free options for tracking, playback, or overdubbing stereo or mono microphone sources.
Along with the 2 analog inputs on the entrance, the 88M features ADAT input and output on the back for increasing your I/O with up to eight additional inputs and outputs, whereas balanced inserts on the back make it straightforward to attach your favorite outboard gear.
Housed in a high-grade and sturdy shell, the USB-powered 88M has been designed for project studios, home studios, and artists recording on location in thoughts. As with all Neve tools, sound high quality takes ultimate precedence, and the 88M is not any exception.
Superior analog and digital elements are utilized at each stage, ensuring supreme high quality all through the signal path. Serious artists can spend a small fortune on musical devices and microphones, solely to record them via low-quality audio interfaces.
The 88M is designed to treat this downside. Integrating the 88M audio interface into your own studio places you amongst an elite group of audio professionals.
Better of all, the brand new 88M delivers traditional Neve sound, right out of the box. It’s bus-powered through USB 3.0 and is totally plug and play on each Mac and PC. Plus, with a rugged design that includes Neutrik connectors and Neve console components, you’ll be able to take it wherever you go.
- 2x Analogue Preamp Inputs (Mic/Line/DI)
- 2x Balanced Analogue Monitor TRS Line Outputs
- 1x Balanced TRS Headphone Output
- 8x ADAT Digital Inputs & 8x ADAT Digital Outputs via TOSLINK Connection
- Insert send and return loop
- USB 3.0 B -Type port for direct connection to Mac or PC
- Class Compliant – Core Audio/ASIO
- Headroom: +18dBu @ 1kHz (<0.5% THD+N)
- Distortion (THD+N): Typically 0.008% @ 1kHz (measured at +18dBu, 10Hz to 80kHz filter)
- General Noise: <-85dBu (A-wtg)
- Frequency Response (Mic/Line/DI): +/- 0.1dB 20Hz – 20kHz (+/- 0.5dB 10Hz – 35kHz)
- Voltage: USB3
- Current <900mA
More information – AMS Neve