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    MOTU 4pre USB and FireWire Interface
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    Mark of the Unicorn (MOTU) Warranty: MOTU Warranty ´╗┐MOTU offers a 2 year warranty on all Firewire interfaces and all Video/Audio interfaces. USB MIDI interfaces and PCI Audio interfaces carry a 90 day warranty. If you have additional warranty questions, please call the manufacturer at 617-576-2760
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    MOTU 4pre USB and FireWire Audio Interface Product Description

    The MOTU 4pre provides mobile operation and flexible connectivity to a Mac or PC via FireWire or USB2, with professional audio quality at sample rates up to 96 kHz. The 4pre offers plenty of I/O, including four mic inputs with preamps, alternative guitar/line inputs, analog main outs, two extra line-level analog outputs, stereo S/PDIF, and two stereo headphone outputs.

    Housed in a rugged, compact enclosure you can take anywhere, the 4pre is equally well-suited for studio and stage, with or without a computer. As an interface or standalone mixer, the 4pre provides 6 separate inputs and 8 separate outputs.

    Connect any studio gear, including microphones, guitars, synths, keyboards, drum machines, or even effects processors. Record, monitor, and mix all live inputs using the professional on-board CueMix DSP digital mixer -- with no latency and no processor strain on your computer.

    Use the 4pre's on-screen CueMix software to tune your guitar and other instruments. Analyze and scope your audio with advanced diagnostic tools, including a full-screen real-time FFT display, spectrogram "waterfall" display, full-featured oscilloscope, X-Y plot, and linear/polar phase analysis graphs.

    After programming the on-board mixing in the studio, unplug the 4pre from the computer and take it on the road for operation as a stand-alone mixer with convenient front-panel controls.

    The 4pre provides cross-platform compatibility with Mac and Windows and all of your favorite audio software and host-based effects via industry standard WDM/ASIO/Core Audio drivers. Or you can use the included AudioDesk workstation software for Mac OS X, with 24-bit recording/editing and 32-bit mixing, processing and mastering.

    Same Day Music is an authorized dealer of Mark of the Unicorn (MOTU) products.

    MOTU 4pre USB and FireWire Audio Interface Technical Description

    - Converters: 24-bit
    - Sample Rates: 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96kHz
    - Analog In: 4 x XLR/TRS combo
    - 2 x 1/4" TRS (balanced/unbalanced)
    - 2 x 1/4" hi-Z guitar
    - Analog Outputs: 2 x 1/4" balanced TRS main out
    - 2 x 1/4" balanced TRS line out
    - 2 x 1/4" TRS headphone
    - Digital Input: 1 x RCA coaxial S/PDIF
    - Digital Output: 1 x RCA coaxial S/PDIF
    - Computer I/O: 1 x FireWire 400 (Type B)
    - 1 x USB 2.0
    - Sync In/Out: S/PDIF
    - SMPTE time code (LTC)
    - Headphone Output: 2 x 1/4" TRS phone with independent volume control
    - Phantom Power: Individual +48V
    - Front panel: 2 x 10-segment ladder LEDs * main outs
    - 4 x 5-segment LEDs * inputs
    - 2 x signal present LEDs * S/PDIF I/O
    - 2 x signal present LEDs * stereo line out
    - 4 x LEDs * 48V phantom power
    - 4 x LEDs * -20 dB pad
    - 5 x LEDs * mix/trim (main, line, S/PDIF, phone, trim)
    - 1 x LED * Vol/Pan
    - Power Requirements: 9-18V DC, 5W, tip + or -
    - FireWire bus power
    - DC power adapter included, required for stand-alone and USB 2.0 operation

    System Requirements

    Mac System Requirements:
    - PowerPC G4 CPU 1 GHz or faster (including any Mac with a PowerPC G5 or any Intel processor)
    - 1 GB RAM; 2 GB or more recommended
    - Mac OS X version 10.5, 10.6, or 10.7; v10.5.8 or later required
    - Available FireWire or high-speed USB 2.0 port
    - A large hard drive (preferably at least 250 GB)

    Windows System Requirements:
    - 1 GHz Pentium-based PC compatible or faster equipped with at least one USB2 or FireWire port
    - 1 GB RAM; 2 GB or more recommended
    - Windows 7 or Vista, 32- or 64-bit; Vista SP 2 or later required
    - Available FireWire or high-speed USB 2.0 port
    - A large hard drive (preferably at least 250 GB)

    Included software:
    - CueMix FX
    - MOTU SMPTE Console
    - AudioDesk (Mac only, optical CD drive required)

    Operating Systems:
    - Mac OS X version 10.5, 10.6, or 10.7 (v10.5.8 or later is required)
    - Windows 7 or Vista (SP2 or later is required)

    64-bit operation:
    - Available for Mac OS X v10.6 or 10.7
    - Available for 64-bit versions of Windows 7 or Vista
    - Requires a 64-bit CPU (and host application for plug-in versions)

    Same Day Music is an authorized dealer of Mark of the Unicorn (MOTU) products.
    Shipping Weights and Dimensions
    Shipping Weight: 6 lbs
    Shipping Dimensions: 15 x 12 x 6 in

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