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E-MU - 1616 - Laptop Audio System

E-MU  - 1616 - Laptop Audio System
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Brand: E-MU
Model: 1616
Name: 1616 - Laptop Audio System
Category: Hardware > Interfaces > Audio and MIDI
Condition: Brand New
List Price: $499.99
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Laptop Digital Audio System

E-MU's new 1616 Laptop Digital Audio System brings the same powerful DSP effects, zero-latency monitoring and pristine 24-bit/192kHz A/D and D/A converters of E-MU's best selling PCI Digital Audio Systems to your laptop. The E-MU CardBus card can be used standalone for its DSP power and studio-quality headphone amp/line output, or plugged into the MicroDock for a total of 16 inputs and 16 outputs plus two sets of MIDI I/O. E-MU's Laptop Digital Audio Systems ship with ASIO2 and stereo WDM drivers for Windows XP and 2000, plus the new E-MU Production Tools Software Bundle that includes E-MU's Proteus X LE, plus software by Cakewalk, Steinberg, Ableton, IK Multimedia, and many more - everything you need to create, record, edit, master and burn your music.

The E-MU 1616 features:
  Premium 24-bit/192kHz converters - 112dB signal-to-noise ratio for pristine recording and playback of your tracks
  The ultimate portable system - for recording, editing, mixing and virtual instruments - use the E-MU 02 CardBus Card alone for its hardware-accelerated effects and premium stereo headphone/line output or together with the MicroDock for complete analog and digital I/O flexibility
  Hardware-accelerated effects - over 600 standalone and E-MU Power FX VST plug-in effects with no CPU overhead
  PatchMix™ DSP zero-latency hardware mixing and monitoring - with super-flexible patchbay - no external mixer needed
  Ultra-portable MicroDock offers 16 inputs/16 outputs plus MIDI I/O - everything from balanced analog and turntable inputs to ADAT and S/PDIF (switchable to AES/EBU)
  Two E-MU XTC™ studio-grade, ultra-low noise preamps (-127dBu EIN) with analog soft limiter - Mic/Line and true Hi-Z inputs via Neutrik connectors, 48V phantom power and 60dB of gain
  Compatibility with most popular audio/sequencer applications - ultra-low latency 24-bit/192kHz ASIO 2.0 and Stereo WDM drivers
  E-MU Production Tools Software Bundle - includes Cakewalk SONAR LE, Steinberg Cubase LE and Wavelab Lite, Ableton Live Lite 4 for E-MU, IK Multimedia AmpliTube LE and T-RackS EQ, Minnetonka diskWelder BRONZE, SFX Machine LT, plus E-MU's Proteus X LE Desktop Sound Module - everything you need to create, record, edit, master and burn is in the box

I/O Configuration:
  Two E-MU XTC™ Ultra-low Noise Mic/Line/Hi-Z Preamps with Soft Limiter and 48V Phantom Power (-129dBu EIN)
  Four 1/4" Balanced Inputs
  Six 1/4" Balanced Outputs
  Turntable Input (w/ground lug and hardware RIAA preamp)
  24-bit/192kHz ADAT In/Out (switchable to S/PDIF)
  24-bit/192kHz coaxial S/PDIF Out (switchable to AES/EBU)
  Two sets of MIDI In/Out
  stereo 1/8" Speaker Outputs (configurable from stereo to 5.1)
  Two Stereo Headphone/Line Outputs (one on card, one on MicroDock M)

E-DSP Hardware-accelerated Effects, Mixing and Monitoring:
E-MU's Digital Audio Systems feature the powerful E-DSP chipset, which features a hardware-accelerated effects processor with over 28 effects plug-ins (over 600 presets). This effects architecture is fully expandable, allowing you to add more effect plug-ins to your system as needed. E-DSP also provides zero-latency, hardware-based mixing and monitoring via the included PatchMix DSP mixer, delivering unmatched flexibility in routing audio between all of your physical and virtual (ASIO/WDM) inputs and outputs- no external mixer needed.

All Digital Audio Systems ship with the following Effects Plug-ins:

Stereo Reverb Lite Reverb Compressor
Leveling Amp Chorus Flanger
Phase Shifter Frequency Shifter Distortion
Speaker Simulator Rotary Speaker Auto-Wah
Vocal Morpher 1-Band Para EQ 1-Band Shelf EQ
3-Band EQ 4-Band EQ Mono Delay 100
Mono Delay 250 Mono Delay 500 Mono Delay 750
Mono Delay 1500 Mono Delay 3000 Stereo Delay 100
Stereo Delay 250 Stereo Delay 500 Stereo Delay 750
Stereo Delay 1500    



  Sample Rates: 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192kHz from internal crystal or externally supplied clock (no sample rate conversion)
  Bit Depths: 24 bit I/O, 32 bit processing
  CardBus Card Specification:
- Form factor: PCMCIA Type II
- Bus-Mastering DMA subsystem reduces CPU usage
  E-MU® E-DSP™ 32-bit DSP with 67-bit accumulator (double precision w/ 3 headroom bits)
  Hardware-accelerated, 32 channel mixing, and multi-effects processing
  Zero-latency direct hardware monitoring w/effects
  ASIO 2.0, Stereo WDM/MME/DirectSound Drivers
  EDI (E-MU Digital Interface) proprietary 64 channel audio link over CAT-5 cable
  Anti-Pop speaker protection minimizes noise during power on/off
  Ultra-low jitter clock subsystem: < 1ns in PLL mode (44.1kHz, Opt. S/PDIF Sync)

Combo Microphone Preamplifier/Hi-Z/Line Inputs (2)
  Type: E-MU® XTC™ combo mic preamp and Hi-Z/line input w/ Soft Limiter
  Gain Range: +60dB
  Frequency Response (min gain, 20Hz-20kHz): +0.0/-0.1dB
  Stereo Crosstalk (1kHz min gain, -1dBFS): < -115dB
  Hi-Z Line Input:
- Input Impedance: 1Mohm
- Max Level: +18dBV (20.2dBu)
- Dynamic Range (A-weighted, 1kHz, min gain): 112.5dB
- Signal-to-Noise Ratio (A-weighted, min gain): 112dB
- THD+N (1kHz at -1dBFS, min gain): -102dB (.0008%)
  Microphone Preamplifier:
- Input Impedance: 1.5Kohms
- Max Level: +6dBV (+8.2dBu)
- EIN (20Hz-20kHz, 150ohm, unweighted): -127dBu
- Signal-to-Noise Ratio (A-weighted, min gain): 112.5dB
- THD+N (1kHz at -1dBFS, min gain): -103dB (.0007%)
- Phantom Power: 48V
- Soft Limiter: 5dB max compression (software selectable)

Analog Line Inputs (4)
  Type: servo-balanced, DC-coupled, low-noise input circuitry
  A/D converter: PCM1804
  Level (software selectable):
- Professional: +4dBu nominal, 20dBu max (balanced)
- Consumer: -10dBV nominal, 6dBV max (unbalanced)
  Frequency Response (20Hz-20kHz): +0.0/-.03dB
  Dynamic Range (1kHz, A-weighted): 112dB
  Signal-to-Noise Ratio (A-weighted): 112dB
  THD+N (1kHz at -1dBFS): -102.5dB (.0007%)
  Stereo Crosstalk (1kHz at -1dBFS): < -120dB

Analog Line Outputs (6)
  Type: balanced, AC-coupled, 2-pole low-pass differential filter
  D/A converter: CS4392
  Level (software selectable):
- Professional: +4dBu nominal, 20dBu max (balanced)
- Consumer: -10dBV nominal, 6dBV max (unbalanced)
  Frequency Response (20Hz - 20kHz): 0.0/-.06dB
  Dynamic Range (1kHz, A-weighted): 112.5dB
  Signal-to-Noise Ratio (A-weighted): 112.5dB
  THD+N (1kHz at -1dBFS): -98dB (.0012%)
  Stereo Crosstalk (1kHz at -1dBFS): < -115dB

Headphone Amplifier (2 Stereo: MicroDock and Card)
  Type: linear power amplifier
  D/A converter: CS4392 (dock), AK4396 (card)
  Gain Range: 85dB
  Maximum Output Power: 50mW (dock), 20mW (card)
  Output impedance: 22ohms
  Frequency Response (20Hz-20kHz): +0.0/-0.07dB
  Dynamic Range (A-weighted): 112dB (dock), 115dB (card)
  Signal-to-Noise Ratio (A-weighted): 112dB (dock), 115dB (card)
  THD+N (1kHz, max gain): 600ohm load: -92dB (dock), -96dB (card)
  Stereo Crosstalk (1kHz at -1dBFS, 600 ohm load): < -100dB

Phono Input (stereo)
  Type: RIAA equalized phono input
  Maximum level:
- Professional: 60mV RMS
- Consumer: 15mV RMS
  Input impedance: 47Kohm
  Frequency Response (20Hz - 20kHz): +0.1/-0.3dB
  Signal-to-Noise Ratio (15mV RMS unbal input, A-weighted): 96dB
  THD+N (1kHz, 15mV RMS input): -88dB (.004%)
  Stereo Crosstalk (1kHz at -1dBFS): < -80dB

Digital I/O
- 2 in/2 out coaxial (transformer coupled)
- 2 in/2 out optical (software switched with ADAT)
- AES/EBU or S/PDIF format (software selectable)
- 8 channels, 24-bit @ 44.1/48kHz
- 4 channels, 24-bit @ 88.2/96kHz (S-MUX compatible)
- 2 channels, 24-bit @ 176.4/192kHz
- 2 in, 2 out

  Internal crystal sync at 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192kHz
  External sample rate sync via
- ADAT (44.1 - 192kHz)
- Optical S/PDIF (44.1 - 96kHz)
- Coaxial S/PDIF (44.1 - 192kHz)

Retail Box Contents
  E-MU 02 CardBus Card
  E-MU MicroDock
  EDI (E-MU Digital Interface) cable (1 meter)
  Universal power adapter
  MIDI breakout cable
  CardBus Card carrying case
  Quick Start installation guide
  E-MU Digital Audio Systems CD-ROM
- Windows 2000 and XP Drivers
- E-MU PatchMix DSP
- E-MU Power FX
- E-MU E-DSP Effects Library
- Owner's Manual and Tutorials
  E-MU Production Tools Software Bundle CD-ROM
- Cakewalk SONAR LE
- Steinberg Cubase LE
- Ableton Live Lite 4 for E-MU
- Steinberg Wavelab Lite
- IK Multimedia AmpliTube LE
- IK Multimedia T-RackS EQ
- Minnetonka diskWelder BRONZE
- SFX Machine LT
- E-MU Proteus X LE (over 1000 sounds included)