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Zoom TAC-8 Thunderbolt Audio Interface - English

Model Number: TAC-8
Web Code: 10490792

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Overview

Record high-quality studio sessions or take your onstage performance to new heights with the rack-mountable TAC-8 audio interface from Zoom. It supports up to 24-bit/192kHz high-definition audio, with 8 analog inputs and 10 analog outputs, and 10 digital inputs and outputs (in both S/PDIF and ADAT Optical formats), plus both Word Clock and MIDI I/O.
$849.99
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Overview

Record high-quality studio sessions or take your onstage performance to new heights with the rack-mountable TAC-8 audio interface from Zoom. It supports up to 24-bit/192kHz high-definition audio, with 8 analog inputs and 10 analog outputs, and 10 digital inputs and outputs (in both S/PDIF and ADAT Optical formats), plus both Word Clock and MIDI I/O.
  • High-speed Thunderbolt audio interface features 18 input, 20 outputs, and allows you to record and play back 8 tracks simultaneously
  • Supports up to 24-bit/192kHz high-definition audio
  • Capable of near-zero latency audio streaming
  • 8 combo balanced XLR/TRS analog input connectors accept both mic and line‐level signals
  • High‐performance mic preamps with up to +60 dB of amplification
  • Hi‐Z switches allow direct connection of electric guitar or bass on inputs 1 and 2
  • Standalone mode lets you use the device as an 8-channel mic preamp and analog-to-digital or digital-to-analog converter, without a computer connection
  • Dedicated gain controls and clip LEDs are provided for each input
  • Switchable +48V phantom power on inputs 1 - 4, and inputs 5 - 8
  • 10 balanced TRS output jacks allow you to connect amplifiers, mixers, self-powered speakers, or a variety of effects devices
  • Large knob output volume control and dual front-panel 1/4" headphone outputs with dedicated volume controls
  • 4x upsampling during A/D and D/A conversion for reduced noise and enhanced fidelity
  • Asynchronous transfer system unaffected by computer jitter
  • S/PDIF IN/OUT: 2IN / 2OUT, up to 24‐bit/192 kHz audio resolution
  • ADAT Optical IN/OUT: 2 IN / 2 OUT at 192/176.4 kHz (S/MUX4 compatible), 4 IN/4 OUT at 96/88.2 kHz
  • (S/MUX compatible), 8 IN / 8 OUT at 48/44.1 kHz
  • Word Clock in/out, and clock source indicator
  • MIDI in/out
  • Rack-mountable (1U space) with robust metal housing
  • Works with all Thunderbolt‐equipped Macintosh computers running OS X 10.9.5 or later
Type
Audio Interface

Board Features

Number of Channels
20
EQ Band
Not Applicable
Dedicated Stereo Line Channels
1
Dedicated Mono Line Channels
0
Mic Pre-Amp
8
Mix Buses
Not Applicable
Mono Channel EQ
Not Applicable
Stereo Channel EQ
Not Applicable
Phantom Power
Yes
Fader Size
Not Applicable
Digital FX Presets
Not Applicable
Metering
Not Applicable
Effect Returns
Not Applicable

Connections

USB
Yes
XLR
Yes

Dimensions

Width
48.36 cm
Height
4.7 cm
Depth
15.76 cm
Weight
2.03 kg
  • Operation Manual
  • AD-19 AC Adapter
  • Steinberg Cubase LE Software Online Download

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