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MIDIMAN/M-Audio Ships USB AudioSport Quattro 24/96 for Macintosh

4x4 USB Audio Device With 24-bit/96kHz Capability plus MIDI!! (September 18, 2001)
M-Audio, MIDIMAN ’s professional audio division, is now shipping the highly anticipated USB AudioSport Quattro,the flagship of M-Audio’s new line of USB audio devices. Professional audio and MIDI are now available to the USB equipped Macintosh computer in a plug and play desktop unit, configurable to suit the most demanding audio requirements.

The Quattro MSRP is $349.95, and can be purchased at local music retailers as well as the MIDIMAN/M-Audio online store at According to the company, the PC version of the USB AudioSport Quattro will be available early Q4 of this year.

The USB AudioSport Quattro The Quattro is a 4-In,4-Out USB audio device with added 1x1 MIDI operation, and is part of the new AudioSport line of audio interfaces. With the Quattro, you can now use any USB-equipped Macintosh computer to access the world of professional digital audio. The Quattro offers balanced or unbalanced line inputs and outputs that are +4dB/-10dB switchable on 1/4 ” TRS connectors, coupled with pristine A/D/A converters. Direct monitoring switches for each stereo input pair bring zero-latency record monitoring to this desktop unit,which can also be paired with the acclaimed Omni I/O (not included) adding preamps, inserts, plus mixing, routing and headphone monitoring capabilities to the Quattro.

The Quattro operates as a 4x4 audio interface at 16-bit 44.1kHz and 48kHz sampling rates, with other configurations available in 24-bit modes as well as a single direction 24-bit/96kHz mode. Perfect for any application that requires portability and high quality audio, the Quattro delivers the promise of USB audio convenience and performance to computer-based recording. ASIO drivers are included for OS 8.6 and higher, with OMS MIDI drivers (Opcode ’s OMS is required and included).

About MIDIMAN/M-Audio
M-Audio is a subsidiary of MIDIMAN, established in 1988 and based in Arcadia California. Founded by Tim Ryan, now president of MIDIMAN Inc., the company quickly established a reputation for expert engineering and personal service. With more than a decade of growth and worldwide distribution, the company now maintains a strong presence in multiple markets as a leading manufacturer. MIDIMAN now provides solutions in the areas of digital audio hardware, MIDI hardware, post-production, and streaming media, and enjoys significant OEM manufacturing relationships in and out of the music industry. MIDIMAN was ranked “the top growing music industry company ” by the Music Trades 2000 organization. View the entire line of MIDIMAN and M Audio products on the company ’s websites,, and Contact MIDIMAN at 45 E.Saint Joseph St., Arcadia,CA,91006; Tel:626-445-2842; Fax:626-445-7564.

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