M-Audio AIR 192 - 8 USB Audio Interface
With the AIR 192|8, you can create 24-bit/192kHz studio-quality recordings with an intuitive and easy-to-use audio interface. The AIR 192|8’s flexible inputs enable you to record up to 2 channels at once with its 2 dedicated XLR+¼” balanced combo inputs with switchable -10dB mic pad, and 2 all-new ¼” instrument inputs that have a specially designed gain and impedance stage to provide the most accurate representation of a guitar or bass plugged directly into the interface.
Main features of the AIR 192|8
24-bit/192kHz resolution for professional recording and monitoring
Hi-Speed USB circuitry for fastest connection, with class-leading round-trip latency of 2.59ms*
Transparent Crystal™ preamps and ultra-pristine A/D converters for unsurpassed audio recording quality
VU LED meters for dialing in the perfect level
Flexible inputs: (2) XLR+¼” TRS combo with -10dB mic pad or ¼” instrument inputs
Use any combination of TRS combo or ¼” instrument input on the two channels:(2) TRS, (2) instrument or (1) of each
MIDI input/output for connecting virtually any external MIDI gear
Stereo ¼” and RCA outs with direct mono/stereo switch
(2) RCA assignable auxiliary outputs; ¼” headphone output with independent source and level controls
Rugged metal chassis; large central control for easy volume adjustment
USB/Direct knob for balancing between the input signal and the computer signal
* Round trip latency is dependent on buffer settings, and computer hardware
Two onboard Crystal preamps
The AIR 192|8’s low-noise Crystal preamps build a solid foundation for any style recording. Clean and uncolored, M-Audio’s Crystal preamps are a blank slate for your creative mix decisions down the road.
Latest-gen A/D converters
High headroom and low distortion are yours at every stage of the recording process, thanks to the AIR 192|8’s current-gen A/D converters.
Direct inputs for guitar and bass
Twin front-mounted 1/4-inch instrument inputs streamline the M-Audio AIR 192|8 for guitar and bass players. The included Eleven Lite FX suite gives you several virtual amp, cab, and stomp options to choose from, so you can leave your amp and pedalboard behind.
MIDI I/O for outboard gear
Take advantage of the included AIR virtual instrument suites when you pair your MIDI-equipped controller with the M-Audio AIR 192|8. Two 5-pin MIDI to 1/8-inch adapters are included.
Rugged tabletop form factor
The M-Audio AIR 192|8’s desk-friendly form factor puts all essential controls right at your fingertips, with an ergonomic tilt that improves visibility for desktop and remote use. A feature DJs have enjoyed in all recent AIR interfaces is the large central volume knob, which is unmistakable and easy to access for setting desired monitoring levels. The all-metal chassis feels great underhand and is sure to hold up to location recording.
USB-C protocol (also compatible with USB 2.0) gives the AIR 192|8 fast round-trip speeds — as low as 2.59ms — to minimize latency when you’re tracking and monitoring.