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Emu 0404 USB

USB 2.0 Audio/MIDI Interface

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E-MU’s 0404 USB 2.0 Audio/MIDI Interface delivers an unparalleled level of audio performance to your PC with premium 24-bit/192kHz A/D and D/A converters, pristine XTC mic/line/hi-Z preamps, ultra-low jitter clock and rock-solid stability. From its plug-and-play functionality and hands-on ergonomic design to professional features and signal-to-noise specs that are simply unmatched by any other USB interface on the market, the 0404 USB will forever change your expectations of USB audio. The 0404 USB also ships with the E-MU Production Tools Software Bundle that includes E-MU’s Proteus VX, as well as software by Cakewalk, Steinberg, Ableton, IK Multimedia, and many more -- everything you need to create, record, edit and master your music.

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MPN: 0404

- Premium 24-bit/192kHz A/D and D/A converters (A/D: 113dB SNR, D/A: 117dB SNR) deliver unmatched USB audio fidelity
- E-MU XTC Class-A ultra-low noise Mic/Line/Hi-Z preamplifiers (-127dB EIN) with 48V phantom power and ground lift switches enable you to plug microphones, keyboards and guitars straight into your computer with professional results, while the built-in analog soft limiting circuit lets you record a hotter signal without fear of clipping
- Comprehensive digital I/O with optical and coaxial S/PDIF (switchable to AES/EBU) and MIDI In/Out to easily connect all of your digital studio gear and instruments
- Ultra-low latency Windows XP and x64 USB 2.0 drivers offer accurate timing and playback of your recorded audio and software instruments
- Hardware zero-latency direct monitoring (mono/stereo) allows you to record and overdub with no annoying delay
- Plug-and-play operation with hands-on control of all major functions like master level, direct monitoring, preamplifier controls and more
- Compatibility with most popular audio/sequencer applications (ASIO2, WDM, MME - AC3 and DTS Passthru supported)

Minimum System Requirements
- Intel or AMD processor -- 1.2 GHz or faster
- Intel, AMD or 100% compatible motherboard & chipset
- Microsoft Windows XP (SP 2 or greater) or Windows XP x64
- 1 available (Hi-speed) USB 2.0 port*
- 256MB System RAM
- 900MB of free hard disk space for full installation
- CD-ROM/CD-RW or DVD-ROM drive required for software installation
- XVGA Video (1024 X 768)
- * When using a USB 1.1 port, performance will be limited to 16-bit and 44.1/48kHz recording and playback

- Sample Rates: 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192kHz from internal crystal (no sample rate conversion)
- Bit Depth: 24-bit I/O, 32-bit processing

USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
- Full 24-bit resolution at all sample rates
- 4in/4 out channels from 44.1-96kHz
- 2 in/2 out channels from 176.4-192kHz

- Zero-latency direct hardware monitoring (disabled at 176.4-192kHz)
- ASIO2, WDM, MME - AC3 and DTS Passthru supported
- Anti-Pop speaker protection minimizes noise during power on/off
- Ultra-low jitter clock subsystem: < 500ps RMS in PLL mode (48kHz, Coaxial S/PDIF Sync)

Combo Microphone Preamplifier/Hi-Z/Line Inputs (2)
- Type: E-MU XTC combo mic preamplifier and Hi-Z/line input w/ Soft Limiter
- A/D converter: AK5385A
- Gain Range: +60dB
- Frequency Response (min gain, 20Hz-20kHz): +0.0/-0.16dB
- Stereo Crosstalk (1kHz min gain, -1dBFS): < -110dB

Hi-Z Line Input:
- Input Impedance: 1Mohm
- Max Level: +12dBV (14.2dBu)
- Dynamic Range (A-weighted, 1kHz, min gain): 113dB
- Signal-to-Noise Ratio (A-weighted, min gain): 113dB
- THD+N (1kHz at -1dBFS, min gain): -101dB (.0009%)

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): -101dB (.0009%)
- Phantom Power: 48V
- Soft Limiter: 5dB max compression (software selectable)

Analog Line Outputs (2)
- Type: balanced, AC-coupled, 2-pole low-pass differential filter
- D/A converter: AK4396

Level (auto detect):
- Professional: +12dBV max (balanced)
- Consumer: +6dBV max (unbalanced)

- Frequency Response (20Hz - 20kHz): 0.06/-.035dB
- Dynamic Range (1kHz, A-weighted): 117dB
- Signal-to-Noise Ratio (A-weighted): 117dB
- THD+N (1kHz at -1dBFS): -100dB (.001%)
- Stereo Crosstalk (1kHz at -1dBFS): < -114.5dB

Headphone Amplifier
- Type: Class-A power amplifier
- D/A converter: AK4396 (shared with Line Out)
- Gain Range: 60dB
- Maximum Output Power: 20mW
- Output impedance: 22ohms
- Frequency Response (20Hz-20kHz): +0.06/-0.035dB
- Dynamic Range (A-weighted): 114dB
- Signal-to-Noise Ratio (A-weighted): 114dB
- THD+N (1kHz, max gain): 600ohm load: -95.5dB (.0018%)
- Stereo Crosstalk (1kHz at -1dBFS, 600 ohm load): < -85dB

Digital I/O

- 2 in/2 out coaxial (transformer coupled)
- 2 in/2 out optical
- AES/EBU or S/PDIF format (software selectable)

- 1 in, 1 out

- Internal crystal sync at 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192kHz

External sample rate sync via
- Optical S/PDIF (44.1 - 96kHz)
- Coaxial S/PDIF (44.1 - 96kHz)

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