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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 www.m-audio.com. 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, www.midiman.net, and www.m-audio.com. Contact MIDIMAN at 45 E.Saint Joseph St., Arcadia,CA,91006; Tel:626-445-2842; Fax:626-445-7564.



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