M-Audio AIR 192|14 USB Audio Interface
The M-Audio AIR 192|14 is an 8-in 4-out feature-packed USB audio/MIDI interface that provides all of the connections and software you need to easily create professional 24-bit/192kHz studio-quality recordings. The AIR 192|14 features (4) XLR+¼” TRS combo inputs, (2) ¼” line inputs and (2) ¼” instrument inputs that have a specially designed gain and impedance stage to provide the most accurate representation of your guitar or bass when plugged directly into the interface. There is also MIDI input and output connections so you can connect any external midi gear that you may have such as external sequencers, drum machines and controllers.
Software to match your style!
The AIR 192|14 comes complete with a software package that has everything to get you started making professional recordings right out of the box. With 2 powerful DAWs to suit your production needs, AIR 192|14 includes Pro Tools | First M-Audio Edition, and Ableton Live Lite. This amazing audio and MIDI recording software will inspire you to create, record and share your ideas across the world at any time.
M-Audio have also added an entire Effects Plug-in, Virtual Instruments and Loop package to cater to all your production needs. Whether you need a guitar tone, reverb, or delay your effects needs are covered with Eleven Lite, 20 effect plug-ins and AIR’s Creative FX Collection Plus. With the included AIR Virtual Instrument plug-ins, you’ll have a virtual drummer, drum machine, synth, strings, percussion, organ and piano plug-ins to add world-class-sounding instruments to your songs with ease.
Hear the Performance Now—Not a Second Later
When recording, you want to focus on capturing that perfect moment, and getting the best performance out of your artist and talent. You don’t want to be bogged down by “clicks,” “pops” or latency. The AIR 192|14 not only features a high-speed USB connection for providing the lowest round trip latency (2.59ms*) between your machine and your hardware, but it also features monitor mix control for listening directly to the source inputs, providing you with zero-latency technology.
Connect Anything and Everything
The AIR 192|14 features 8 inputs for simultaneously recording up to 8 channels at once to meet all your studio’s recording needs. The (4) dedicated XLR/TRS Mic/Line combo inputs with Crystal Preamps and phantom power are perfect for recording a vocals, mic’ing up an acoustic guitar, vintage guitar or bass amp or the core elements of a drum kit. The (2) ¼” dedicated Instrument inputs use specially designed to provide the cleanest signal from your guitar, bass or keyboard, while the (2) ¼” dedicated Line inputs provide a pure uncolored signal for connecting a tube preamp, keyboard, synth or mixer, and MIDI input and output for connecting any of your boutique synth gear.
Mix, Monitor and Provide
At the center of the AIR 192|14 is a large metal monitor volume knob with inlayed rubberized diamond textured comfort grip for dialing in your studio monitor’s volume, and smoothly referencing your mix at both high and low levels. The monitor and headphone outputs feature a direct mono/stereo switch and direct/USB mix knob. The (2) ¼” headphone outputs have independent volume controls, and source select switches let you create mixes to suit your and your artist’s needs. In addition to the (2) ¼” rear panel monitor outputs, the AIR 192|14 offers an additional (2) ¼” outputs for connecting outboard gear.
Crystal Preamps, Pristine A/D Converters and Premium Components
M-Audio's engineers designed the Crystal Preamps to provide engineers, producers and musicians with a transparent, low-noise preamp that guarantees the best sound from your microphones and captures your performance exactly the way you intended. The AIR 192|14 incorporates pristine A/D converters to provide 24-bit resolution digital audio for explosive dynamic range that captures every nuance and subtlety of your performance.
Segmented VU Meters for Dialing in Your Best Signal
When capturing a performance, you want to get the best levels possible. With the AIR 192|14’s segmented input VU LEDs (-20 dB through 0 dB), you can dial in the perfect gain setting every time, so there’s no more guessing how close or far away you are from optimizing your signal.
- 24-bit/192 kHz resolution for professional recording and monitoring
- Hi-Speed USB circuitry for fastest connection, with class-leading round-trip latency of 2.59ms
- Transparent Crystal preamps and ultra-pristine A/D converters for unsurpassed audio recording quality
- VU LED meters for dialing in the perfect level
- (4) XLR+¼" TRS combo inputs, (2) ¼” instrument inputs and (2) ¼” line inputs
- MIDI input/output for connecting virtually any external MIDI gear
- Stereo ¼” with direct mono/stereo switch; (2) ¼” assignable auxiliary outs
- (2) ¼” headphone outputs with independent source and level controls
- Rugged metal chassis; large central control for easy volume adjustment
- USB/Direct knob for balancing between the input signal and the computer signal
- Round trip latency is dependent on buffer settings, and computer hardware
|Package Contents||AIR 192|14, USB-C-to-USB-C cable, USB-C-to-USB-A cable, two 1/8" (3.5 mm) to MIDI adapters, software download cards, user guide, and safety and warranty manual|
|Unit Weight||3.9 lb|
|Number of Inputs||8|
|Input Connectors||1/4-inch TRS, 1/4-inch TS, XLR Combo Jack TRS|
|Number of Outputs||4|
|Output Connectors||1/4-inch TRS|
|MIDI Connections||In, Out|
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