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Mic. Preamp • Number of channels: 8 • Phantom Power: 48 V per individual channel • Converter/Bitrate: 24 Bit / 96 kHz • Features: ADAT output • Displays: LED • Inputs and Outputs: 8x XLR mic in, 8x line in, balanced ¼". Combo socket 8x line out ¼" balanced. • Dimensions W/H/D: 19"/1U • Eight Focusrite microphone pre-amps from Saffire Pro Range • Built-in eight channel 24-bit / 96kHz digital outputs (ADAT) • Mic-pres optimized for tracking drums • Two quality Hi-Z instrument inputs • Five LED input metering on every channel • 8-channel Microphone Preamplifier with ADAT Optical Output • Upgrade the mic preamps of a Pro Tools or other digital audio workstation or audio interface with eight channels of Focusrite microphone pre-amplification and 8-channels of built-in 24-bit 96 kHZ ADAT lightpipe digital output from the Focusrite OctoPre MKII multi-channel microphone preamp. Focusrite microphone preamps are a FET-based design featuring a wide audio bandwidth, low noise and distortion and are know for delivering clarity and transparency without colouration. The Focusrite OctoPre MKII microphone preamp's digital output feeds eight channels of 24-bit 96 kHZ audio into the ADAT inputs of an existing audio interface, ideal for expanding the number of microphone inputs. Connect Focusrite OctoPre MkII to your audio interface’s ADAT input to create a high quality, multi-channel recording solution, ideal for tracking drums, guitars via two channels of Hi-Z direct input, keyboards, or vocals. The Focusrite OctoPre MKII features -10dB pads on every channel, direct outputs on every channel, 5 LED input metering on every channel, 48V phantom power on every channel switched in two groups 1-4 and 5-8, and sampling rates from 44.1 - 96kHz. The Focusrite OctoPre MKII internal clock delivers a jitter performance of less than 10 PPM. For external clocks, industry standard JETPLL jitter elimination technology is used on the rear panel BNC connector. If you want to expand the I/O of an exisiing audio interface, the Focusrite OctoPre MKII deserves a look.
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