EMU releases new laptop audio systems

E-MU’s new 1616M and 1616 CardBus Digital Audio Systems are the most powerful and portable laptop audio systems ever created.

The E-MU 1616M and 1616 include a PCMCIA card and compact MicroDock audio/MIDI interface that deliver 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.

The E-MU PCMCIA card can be used standalone for its DSP power and studio-quality headphone amp, or plugged into the MicroDock for a total of 16 inputs and 16 outputs plus MIDI I/O, including two custom preamps with Neutrik connectors, 48V phantom power, and analog soft limiting circuit for clip protection.

E-MU’s CardBus Digital Audio Systems ship with ASIO2 and WDM drivers for Windows XP and 2000, as well as the new Production Tools software bundle that includes E-MU’s Proteus X LE, as well as software by Steinberg, Ableton, IK Multimedia, and many more – everything you need to create, record, edit, master and burn your music.

E-MU’s 1616M and 1616 CardBus Digital Audio Systems deliver the world’s best sound
quality and most powerful DSP – at any price.

• World’s best 24-bit/192kHz converters – the same A/D converters used in
Digidesign’s flagship ProTools HD 192 I/O Interface*

• Hardware-accelerated effects – over 600 standalone and E-MU Power FX VST
plug-in effects with no CPU overhead

• 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 studio-grade, low-noise preamps with analog soft limiter – featuring Neutrik connectors, 48V phantom power, 60dB of gain, and true Hi-Z inputs

• Compatibility with most popular audio/sequencer applications – ultra-low latency
24-bit/192kHz ASIO 2.0 and WDM drivers

• Production Tools Bundle includes Steinberg’s Cubase LE and WaveLab Lite, Ableton
Live 4 Lite 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

* M Series only

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