PreSonus Quantum 2626, a new Thunderbolt 3 audio interface offering 26 ins/outs, 8 DC-coupled ¼” TRS outputs and a big software package for just $599,95 USD
An interesting surprise comes just before the NAMM from PreSonus. They have expanded their excellent Quantum audio interface lineup with a new 2626 version. It provides up to 26 inputs and 26 outputs, with 8 of PreSonus’ lauded XMAX Class A analog microphone preamps, 2 instrument inputs to directly connect basses and guitars, and 6 balanced line-level inputs for your favorite synths all on front-mounted combo jacks.
The first two inputs are equipped with direct outputs and dedicated returns to patch in your favorite outboard gear. An additional 18 inputs and outputs are available via ADAT/dual SMUX and S/PDIF.
Fasten Your Seatbelts, It’s Going To Be Fast
The newest model in PreSonus®’ Quantum series of audio interfaces, the Quantum 2626 uses the blazing-fast Thunderbolt 3 bus to achieve a barely measurable roundtrip latency (as low as <1 ms), enabling you to record and monitor with up to 24-bit, 192 kHz fidelity through your favorite plug-ins, without leaving your DAW. High-quality converters on every analog input and output provide 115 dB of dynamic range to capture complex musical harmonics smoothly and naturally with no audible distortion.
CV Outputs Via DC Coupled TRS Connections
Like all other Quantum audio interfaces so far, this new version offers also eight DC-coupled ¼” TRS outputs that be used to send out control voltage (CV) to your synths. Plus two balanced main outputs, two high-volume headphone outs with dedicated volume controls, and MIDI I/O. BNC word clock I/O ensures the Quantum 2626 and other digital audio devices operate in tight sync. The interface is well protected by a 1U rack-mountable, rugged, all-metal chassis with metal knobs.
Affordable & Big Software Package
PreSonus Quantum 2626 is available now at PS dealers at a U.S. street price of $599.95 USD what is a super affordable price for a Thunderbolt 3 interface with DC-coupled outputs.
The interface also includes software from best-known software developers: UJAM Virtual Drummer 2 PHAT, iZotope Neutron Elements, Arturia Analog Lab Lite, Studio Linked Trophies, Mäag Audio EQ2, SPL Attacker, Lexicon MPX-i reverb, Klanghelm SDDR2tube, and Output Movement.
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