M-Audio AIR 192 14 USB C Audio Interface

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  • Model # AIR192X14XUS
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With the AIR 192|14, you can create 24-bit/192kHz studio-quality recordings with an intuitive and easy-to-use audio interface. Boasting an elegant pro-grade metal chassis with a large central volume k… Learn More

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8-In/4-Out 24/192 USB audio interface.

With the AIR 192|14, you can create 24-bit/192kHz studio-quality recordings with an intuitive and easy-to-use audio interface. Boasting an elegant pro-grade metal chassis with a large central volume knob, the AIR 192|14 features the exclusive Crystal low-noise pre-amps and pristine A/D converters that deliver the highest audio performance in its class. The AIR 192|14 features (4) XLR+¼” TRS combo inputs, (2) ¼” line inputs and (2) all-new ¼” instrument inputs that have a specially designed gain and impedance stage to provide the most accurate representation of a guitar or bass plugged directly into the interface. The AIR 192|14 has as a stereo pair of ¼” main outputs, and (2) ¼” assignable outputs. Two musicians can have their own separate mixes while recording using the (2) ¼” headphone outputs with independent source and level controls. The AIR 192|14 connects to your Mac or PC via a standard USB or USB-C port using one of the two included cables. This premium Hi-Speed USB connection enables you to have zero latency monitoring of your inputs, making the recording process easier than ever. The overall combination of professional audio performance, easy-to-use features, and the included AIR Series software bundle that make the AIR 192|14 an amazingly versatile, high-performance audio interface that will conquer any recording session with ease.  Included software to match your style The AIR 192|14 comes complete with a software package that has everything to get you started making professional recordings right out of the box. With 2 powerful DAWs to suit your production needs, AIR 192|14 includes Pro Tools | First M-Audio Edition, and Ableton Live Lite. Pro Tools is the industry standard for recording software, and they’ve teamed up with Avid to craft a version of this terrific collection specifically tailored to the hardware. This amazing audio and MIDI recording software helps inspire any artist, musician or singer-songwriter to create, record and share all their ideas across the world at any time. Ableton Live Lite is one of the most popular performance and production programs available in the world. A powerful music creation tool, Ableton Live Lite enables musicians and producers to spontaneously compose, record, remix, improvise and edit musical ideas in a fluid audio/MIDI environment. They’ve also added an entire Effects Plugin, Virtual Instruments and Loop package to cater to all your production needs. Whether you need a guitar tone, reverb, or delay they’ve got your effects needs covered with Eleven Lite, 20 effect plugins and AIR’s Creative FX Collection Plus. With the included AIR Virtual Instrument plugins, you’ll have a virtual drummer, drum machine, synth, strings, percussion, organ and piano plugins to add world-class-sounding instruments to your songs with ease. The heart of your studio, right on your desk The M-Audio AIR 192|14 is an 8-in 4-out feature-packed USB audio/MIDI interface that provides all of the connections and software you need to easily create professional 24-bit/192kHz studio-quality recordings. Boasting an elegant pro-grade metal chassis with a large central monitor volume knob, the AIR 192|14 features the exclusive transparent low-noise Crystal Preamps and pristine A/D converters that deliver the highest audio performance in its class. The AIR 192|14 features (4) XLR+¼” TRS combo inputs, (2) ¼” line inputs and (2) ¼” instrument inputs that have a specially designed gain and impedance stage to provide the most accurate representation of your guitar or bass when plugged directly into the interface, along with a MIDI input and output. The AIR 192|14 has a stereo pair of ¼” studio monitor outputs, and (2) ¼” assignable outputs.  Two musicians can have their own separate mixes while recording by using the (2) ¼” headphone outputs with independent source and level controls. The AIR 192|14 can connect to either the standard USB A port on your Mac or PC, or the USB C port. Cables for both are included:  a USB C to C cable and a USB C to A cable. This premium Hi-Speed USB connection and USB/direct control enables you to have zero-latency monitoring, making the recording process easier than ever. The overall combination of professional audio performance, easy-to-use features, and the included software bundle makes the AIR 192|14 an amazingly versatile, high-performance audio interface that will conquer any recording session with ease. Hear the performance now—not a second later When recording, you want to focus on capturing that perfect moment, and getting the best performance out of your artist and talent. You don’t want to be bogged down by “clicks,” “pops” or latency. The AIR 192|14 not only features a high-speed USB connection for providing the lowest round trip latency (2.59ms*) between your machine and your hardware, but it also features monitor mix control for listening directly to the source inputs, providing you with zero-latency technology. Connect anything and everything The AIR 192|14 features 8 inputs for simultaneously recording up to 8 channels at once to meet all your studio’s recording needs. The (4) dedicated XLR/TRS Mic/Line combo inputs with Crystal Preamps and phantom power are perfect for recording a vocalist, or vocalists, mic’ing up an acoustic guitar, vintage guitar or bass amp or the core elements of a drum kit. The (2) ¼” dedicated Instrument inputs use specially designed gain and impedance staging to provide the cleanest signal from your guitar, bass or keyboard, while the (2) ¼” dedicated Line inputs provide a pure uncolored signal for connecting a tube preamp, keyboard, synth or mixer, and MIDI input and output for connecting any of your boutique synth gear. Mix, monitor and provide At the center of the AIR 192|14 is a large metal monitor volume knob with inlayed rubberized diamond textured comfort grip for dialing in your studio monitor’s volume, and smoothly referencing your mix at both high and low levels. The monitor and headphone outputs feature a direct mono/stereo switch and direct/USB mix knob. The (2) ¼” headphone outputs have independent volume controls, and source select switches let you create mixes to suit your and your artist’s needs. In addition to the (2) ¼” rear panel monitor outputs, the AIR 192|14 offers an additional (2) ¼” outputs for connecting outboard gear.  Crystal preamps, pristine A/D converters and premium components The engineers designed the Crystal Preamps to provide engineers, producers and musicians with a transparent, low-noise preamp that guarantees the best sound from your microphones and captures your performance exactly the way you intended. The AIR 192|14 incorporates pristine A/D converters to provide 24-bit resolution digital audio for explosive dynamic range that captures every nuance and subtlety of your performance. When combined with the class-leading sample rates of up to 192kHz, you can be sure your recordings are completely clear and true to the performance. With layout and component choices that were carefully crafted by the engineering team in America, they’ve made sure you’re getting the best sound available. Segmented VU meters for dialing in your best signal When capturing a performance, you want to get the best levels possible. With the AIR 192|14’s segmented input VU LEDs (-20db through 0dB), you can dial in the perfect gain setting every time, so there’s no more guessing how close or far away you are from optimizing your signal. Conquer any recording session. Order today.

Features

  • 24-bit/192kHz resolution for professional recording and monitoring
  • Hi-Speed USB circuitry for fastest connection, with class-leading round-trip latency of 2.59ms*
  • Transparent Crystal™ preamps and ultra-pristine A/D converters for unsurpassed audio recording quality
  • VU LED meters for dialing in the perfect level
  • (4) XLR+¼" TRS combo inputs, (2) ¼” instrument inputs and (2) ¼” line inputs
  • MIDI input/output for connecting virtually any external MIDI gear
  • Stereo ¼” with direct mono/stereo switch; (2) ¼” assignable auxiliary outs
  • (2) ¼” headphone outputs with independent source and level controls
  • Rugged metal chassis; large central control for easy volume adjustment
  • USB/Direct knob for balancing between the input signal and the computer signal
  • *Round trip latency is dependent on buffer settings, and computer hardware

Technical Specification

M-Audio AIR 192 14 USB C Audio Interface

Included software:

  • Pro Tools: First M-Audio Edition

Ableton Live Lite

Eleven Lite

Avid Effects Collection

AIR Music Tech Creative FX Collection Plus

AIR Music Tech Xpand!2

AIR Music Tech Mini Grand

AIR Music Tech Vacuum

AIR Music Tech BOOM

AIR Music Tech DB33

AIR Music Tech Strike

AIR Music Tech Hybrid 3

2GB of Touch Loops Content