Mackie Blackbird

Mackie Blackbird, Audio interface

Item number: 10046813
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Audio interface • FireWire Interface • PC Connection: FireWire • Design: 19" 1 U • Analogue In/Out: 8 in / 8 Out • Mic Inputs: 8 • Digital In/Out: S/PDIF coax, Adat I/O • Monitor Mixing: Hardware Monitoring DSP controlled • Sampling Rate: 96 kHz • Resolution: 24-Bits • Special Features: Cirrus Logic AD/DA converter with 114 dB Dynamic Range, 8 Onyx Preamps • Accessories: AC adapter, FireWire cable • 16-in x 16-out FireWire Interface with 8 preamps, Built-in DI, ADAT Outputs, and Tracktion 3 Software • Mackie's Onyx Blackbird Premium 16-in x 16-out FireWire Recording Interface features eight boutique-quality Onyx microphone preamps and 24-bit 96kHz conversion in a 19-inch rackmount design. Two front panel Super Channels provide quick access to recording strip inputs and feature true analog hardware monitoring, in both mono and stereo, for zero-latency recording. The two front-panel Super Channels offer combo inputs, allowing you to easily swap between microphones, guitar, keyboards, drum machines or whatever comes up during the session. Dedicated 48V phantom power is perfect for any studio-quality condenser microphone. And because these inputs feature true analog hardware monitoring, in either mono or stereo, you can route the signals directly to your studio monitors or headphone, bypassing the need for a matrix mixer. Zero-latency overdubs have never been easier to setup or control. The additional microphone inputs, onboard 8x8 ADAT and word clock I/O provide easy integration into any digital or analog setup. For more complex sessions, the powerful Blackbird Control DSP Matrix Mixer allows for mix creation and routing of any input to any output. The Mackie Blackbird works as standalone 8-channel preamps rack. Blackbird can work into your studio in a number of ways. It's the perfect front end to your DAW using the FireWire connection. Plus, if you get more preamps later (like another Onyx Blackbird), you can simply connect them via Blackbird's integrated 8x8 ADAT I/O, delivering a full 16-channel 24-bit 96kHz resolution recording solution. There's also onboard word clock I/O perfect for any scenario incorporating multiple pieces of analog/digital gear. That means Blackbird is also an ideal standalone 8-input preamp unit for integration into a larger studio or digital live setup
  • Computer Connection: FireWire
  • Simultaneous Input/Output:16-in x 16-out
  • A/D Resolution: 24-bit 96kHz
  • Built In DSP/FX: Blackbird Control DSP Matrix mixer
  • Audio Inputs: 2 x Combo Mic/Hi-Z, 6 x Combo Mic/Line, 2 x 1/4-inch Inserts
  • Audio Outputs: 2 x TRS Main, 2 x TRS Mon, 2 x TRS Alt, 2 x TRS Headphone
  • Digital Inputs: 2 x ADAT Optical 8 Ch@48kHz/8 Ch@96kHz
  • Digital Outputs: 2 x ADAT Optical 8 Ch@48kHz/8 Ch@96kHz
  • Microphone Preamps: 8 x Onyx mic preamps with 48V phantom power
  • Clock Input/Output: 1 x Word Clock In/Out via BNC