The Alesis IO/26 26 Channel Digital Audio Computer Interface. Multi-channel 24-bit, 44.1-192khz, 26x8 FireWire audio/MIDI interface with high definition mic preamps for your Windows PC or Mac.
The Alesis IO/26 is a professional computer FireWire interface for any project that incorporates digital audio and/or MIDI, including Songwriters/musicians who require a professional quality interface for recording vocals and musical instruments, Audio professionals who add audio (dialog or music) to presentations and Composers scoring for picture, computer games, and other multimedia content. Featuring the state-of-the-art DICEII FireWire audio chip for the ultimate in digital audio connectivity, the IO|26 is the ideal interface solution for desktop recording/MIDI sequencing applications for both the home and project studio. The Alesis IO/26 package even includes Steinberg’s Cubase LE DAW software to help one get started. Compatible with PC and Macintosh computers, the Alesis IO|26 is a FireWire audio / MIDI interface with support for upwards of 26 channels of audio, S/PDIF and ADAT digital inputs, plus a built-in 16-channel MIDI interface. Sporting an elegant tabletop form factor, the IO|26 offers 8 analog mic/line inputs on “Combo” connectors with Phantom power and insert jacks, LED meters on all eight channels and the output provide visual feedback of signal status, support for a wide array of sample rates, and a switchable high impedance input for integrating guitars and basses as well as switchable phono preamp - everything required in the high-end home studio or project studio environments.