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Digidesign Digi 003 Rack Music Production System

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Mic Inputs
Connector: Four balanced XLR jacks

Mic Phantom Power: 48V

Equivalent Input Noise: -129 dBu

Frequency Response: +/- 0.1 dB, 20 Hz - 20 kHz

Dynamic Range: 105 dB / 107 dB A-weighted

THD + N: 0.0007% (-103 dB)

Mic EIN: -129 dBu

Input Sensitivity: +2.2 dBu

Input Impedance: 2K Ohm

Line Inputs
Connector: Four balanced 1/4 in. jacks

Frequency Response: +/- 0.1 dB, 20 Hz - 20 kHz

Dynamic Range: 111 dB / 113 dB A-weighted

THD + N: 0.0007% (-103 dB)

Input Sensitivity: +17.38 dBu

Input Impedance: 22K Ohm

DI Inputs
Connector: Four unbalanced 1/4 in. jacks

Frequency Response: +/- 0.1 dB, 20 Hz - 20 kHz

Dynamic Range: 104 dB / 106 dB A-weighted

THD + N: 0.0008% (-102 dB) - Balanced input

Input Sensitivity: +17.16 dBu

Input Impedance: >300K Ohm

Aux Inputs
Connector: Two balanced 1/4 in. jacks

Frequency Response: +/- 0.1 dB, 20 Hz - 20 kHz

Dynamic Range: 111 dB / 113 dB A-weighted

THD + N: 0.00055% (-105 dB)

Input Sensitivity: +17.16 dBu

Input Impedance: 10K Ohm

Line Outputs (1-8)
Connector: Eight impedance balanced 1/4 in. jacks

Frequency Response: +/- 0.5 dB, 20 Hz - 20 kHz

Dynamic Range: 110 dB / 113 dB A-weighted

THD + N: 0.0007% (-103 dB)

Output Sensitivity: +18 dBu

Monitor Outputs (Main & Alt)
Connector: Two impedance balanced 1/4 in. jacks

Frequency Response: +/- 0.5 dB, 20 Hz - 20 kHz

Dynamic Range: 110 dB / 112 dB A-weighted

THD + N: 0.0008% (-102 dB)

Output Sensitivity: +18 dBu

Headphone Outputs
Connector: Two unbalanced 1/4 in. jacks

Frequency Response: +/- 0.5 dB, 20 Hz - 20 kHz

THD + N: 0.0009% (-101 dB)

Dynamic Range: 110 dB / 112 dB A-weighted

Output Sensitivity: +23 dBu

Digital Specifications
Supported Sample Rates: 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96 kHz

Maximum Word Length: 24-bit

S/PDIF: 2-channel optical or RCA jack pair

Digital Optical: TOSLINK (ADAT, max 48 kHz sample rate)

Word Clock: Two BNC jacks

Host Connection: Two IEEE-1394a (FireWire) ports (6-pin-to-6-pin FireWire cable included)

MIDI: 5-pin MIDI DIN connectors - one input, two outputs

Size / Weight / Power
Height: 2U rack (3.5 in. / 8.89 cm)

Width: 19 in. / 48.26 cm

Depth: 13.5 in. / 34.29 cm (including all knobs / connectors)

Weight: 11.22 lbs / 5.09 kg

Power Requirements: 100 - 240V, 50 - 60 Hz A/C (power cable included)
Digidesign Warranty ´╗┐Digidesign offers a 90 days parts and labor warranty.
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 650-731-6300

Digidesign Digi 003 Rack Audio Interface

With an extensive range of audio and MIDI I/O, high-definition audio resolution, the creativity and speed of industry-standard Pro Tools software, FireWire connectivity, and a big, comprehensive bundle of powerful software included free, Digidesign 003 Rack enables you to attain the same high audio production quality as commercial facilities in your own personal or project studio.

Take advantage of the plethora of I/O to connect and monitor all of your studio equipment. Its streamlined design will help save space in even the most gear-packed studio, and give you the freedom to take a professional Pro Tools system anywhere your creative skills are needed--or inspired. And with over 60 powerful plug-ins, virtual instruments, and compatible applications included, you have everything you need (and then some) to compose, perform, record, edit, mix, and master audio for music and desktop post production projects--with truly professional results.

Digidesign 003 Rack Audio Hardware

003 Rack is professionally engineered to deliver the stunning clarity of high-definition audio, and durably built to withstand any knocks and bounces it encounters when your creative skills are needed on the road.

Wide Range of I/O:
- High-speed FireWire connectivity
- 18 simultaneous channels of audio I/O
- 24-bit/96 kHz resolution
- 8 analog inputs, 8 analog outputs
- 4 professional mic preamps; 48V phantom power enabled on channel pairs
- 8 channels of ADAT optical I/O or two channels of S/PDIF optical I/O
- 2 channels of S/PDIF digital I/O
- 1 MIDI input, 2 MIDI outputs (16 channels in/32 channels out)
- BNC Word Clock I/O
- Dedicated studio monitor output, plus alternate control room output
- Alternate Source input for external device monitoring
- Dual headphone outputs

Streamlined Interface:
- 2U rackmountable chassis
- 4 individual input gain controls
- 4 discrete high-pass filter switches
- Individual headphone source and level controls
- Mute switch

Pro Tools Software

Pro Tools software is used in countless professional studios around the world, and includes all the tools you need to easily compose, record, edit, mix, and master your projects with pro results--every time.

Features

- Award-winning Pro Tools recording, editing, and mixing
- 48 simultaneous stereo audio tracks (expandable with Toolkit options)
- Includes dozens of pro effects processing plug-ins and virtual instruments
- Professional MIDI sequencing with dedicated MIDI Editor window
- Integrated Score Editor based on award-winning Sibelius notation software
- Full Elastic Time and Elastic Pitch to easily adjust timing and pitch on your tracks
- Unique Beat Detective LE automatic groove analysis and correction tool
- ReWire support for streaming you favorite applications right into Pro Tools
- Support for the Digidesign C|24 and Command|8 control surfaces
- Huge selection of compatible third-party plug-ins and software options
- Works on Windows and Mac computers

Bundled Plug-ins

In addition to M-Audio Torq LE DJ software and an incredible 8 GB collection of pro-quality loops from industry sound heavyweights Big Fish Audio, Pro Tools software includes a comprehensive bundle of amazing virtual instruments, effects, and utility plug-ins.

003 Rack Factory (optional)

003 Rack Factory also includes over $3,000 worth of additional professional plug-ins, plus an iLok USB Smart Key to handle your plug-in authorizations.

003 Rack Factory Plug-in Bundle;

- Bomb Factory BF-2A
- Bomb Factory BF-3A
- Fairchild 660 and 670
- Purple Audio MC77
- Cosmonaut Voice
- JOEMEEK SC2 Photo Optical Compressor
- JOEMEEK VC5 Meequalizer
- Moogerfooger 12-Stage Phaser
- Moogerfooger Analog Delay
- Moogerfooger Lowpass Filter
- Moogerfooger Ring Modulator
- SoundReplacer
- TL EveryPhase
- Tel-Ray Variable Delay
- Voce Chorus/Vibrato
- Voce Spin
Submitted May 16, 2007
"Great for new Protollers!"
I spect to use this thing for a while. Eve if a I get an HD system, I would keep this for homework and field recording.

Sound
Sound is really good. I could notice the sound quality improvement compared to my last interfase (MOTU 896HD, that sounded really good for the price). I also worked on a 002 a couple of times, and I cannot remember the sound was this good. But anyway, that was with other monitors and another room too, so... The pres acomplish there mission and far more. This system is destined for small project studios and perhaps some overdubbing, so they really work fine. If you are looking for some state-of-the-art pres, you should be thinking in spending some more money.

Features
Really good! Lots of ins and outs, mic pres, digital i/o, Pro Tools, Asio drivers, what else... Many people agree that there's been no big improvement since 002, and I think so too, since the i/o's are the same. But the fact is that as I didn't own a 002, and I was looking foward to move to pro tools, this 003 thing with improved converters and at the same price was all that I was asking for, and since I own nothing but a home studio, there is nothing else I need. I can do my recording in an HD system, a SSL console and Neumann mic in a World-Class studio and come back home to edit and make some overdubs on my own. It really works for me.

Ease of Use
Pro Tools makes it all easier once you read more had taken the time to learn the basic shortcuts. After that is all music you think about. And I want to make clear I am not in a MAC, not even a PC, but a PS (Peace-of-Sh**), the hardest way to do things. Ant still was really easy to install and work with it.

Quality
So good! I was wondering what I was going to get when opening the box. The Digi 003 happends to be a really well made, solid, metal, peace of gear. The pots are not the best, though. As for Pro Tools... two words: Rock Solid! (Even in my P4 2.0 PS)

Value
Yeah man! Pro Tools, lots of work, compatibility with each and every studio in the planet, rock solid playback/record.

Manufacturer Support
Ok, this I can't really tell. All I can say is that registering and getting authorization codes for Digidesign soft was really quick. But, as for other manufacturers softs (IK, Celemony, and so on) is a pain in the butt. Copy this, paste that, conect here, check e-mail, go to hell! I cannot say anything about tech support. I live in South America, and I don't think Digidesign knows where that is.

The Wow Factor
Yes. I do.

Musical Background:
Musician / Music Producer

Musical Style:
Rock
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