Yamaha i88X mLAN based Audio and MIDI interface

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2 mic and 6 line inputs. 24 bit/96 kHz. ADAT Light Pipe and SPDIF I/O allows for 18 simulataneous inputs and outputs.
There's no more important part of the signal chain of your studio than your mic preamps. So when you invest in new audio i/o for your computer studio, put your money where your mouth is.

The i88X is an mLAN based Audio and MIDI interface which features 2 mic and 6 line inputs that deliver a pristine audio signal to the unit's precision 24 bit/96 kHz A/D converters. Built-in ADAT Light Pipe compatibility and SPDIF I/O allows for 18 simulataneous inputs and outputs. Because the i88X is mLAN compatible, with the i88X you get the added benefits of integration with over 40 mLAN licensee company products.

The first two of the i88X's input channels feature extremely high-performance head amplifiers with insert points. These head amplifiers were designed by the same engineers who developed our DM2000 and 02R96 consoles and are the result of years of feedback from world-class engineers and producers. They deliver transparent performance that rivals - and in many cases exceeds - that of the most expensive component microphone preamplifiers.

So don't trust your music to companies that just recently got into the audio business, or software companies that dabble in hardware. The Yamaha mic pre amps on our digital mixers have been used on countless hit records in the last 15 years. And now that same audio quality is available in a single rack space computer I/O for your home studio. So put your money where your mouth is and get an i88X.

Features

Two DM2000 Quality Mic Preamps with Inserts

2 Mic/Line inputs read more plus 6 Line inputs

24bit/96kHz Audio Interface

Balanced Inputs and Outputs

ADAT I/O supporting 96kHz

18 simultaneous channels

OS9/OSX/XP Drivers support

Portable 1 Unit Rack
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If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 714-522-9011
(34 ratings)
Submitted November 26, 2005 by a customer from sympatico.ca
"Outstanding value"
I know people are very reluctant to purchase M-Lan products because of it's past, but I've owned the I88X for 4 months now and I've never had a problem with performance. This is an excellent piece of gear and I would highly recommending it.
Sound
Converters are excellent. The Pres are fantastic.
Features
Direct monitoring for only 2 channels at a time. Inputs 1 and 2 have inserts. Very straight forward on the Asio side but only supports WDM for playback.
Quality
The build quality is superior.
Value
Hey, for this price you just can't beat it. They originally sold for $1200 and I would consider it at that price.
Manufacturer Support
The Canadian Yamaha is almost impossible to reach ever. Yamaha in the US however, are very promp with any answers to your questions.
The Wow Factor
Nothing fancy about it. Nothin' ugly about it either.
Musical Background:
rock musician
Musical Style:
Alternative
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