0404 USB 2.0 (White)  0404usb2white

 

 

Features

USB 2.0 Audio/MIDI Interface

E-MU's new 0404 USB 2.0 Audio/MIDI Interface delivers an unparalleled level of audio performance to your Mac or PC with premium 24-bit/192kHz A/D and D/A converters, pristine XTC™ mic/line/hi-Z preamps, ultra-low jitter clock and rock-solid stability. From its plug-and-play functionality and hands-on ergonomic design to professional features and signal-to-noise specs that are simply unmatched by any other USB interface on the market, the 0404 USB will forever change your expectations of USB audio. The 0404 USB also ships with Windows XP/Vista compatible E-MU Production Tools Software Bundle that includes E-MU's Proteus VX, as well as software by Cakewalk, Steinberg, Ableton, IK Multimedia, and many more - everything you need to create, record, edit and master your music.

The E-MU 0404 USB 2.0  features:

  Premium 24-bit/192kHz A/D and D/A converters* (A/D: 113dB SNR, D/A: 117dB SNR) deliver unmatched USB audio fidelity
  E-MU XTC Class-A ultra-low noise Mic/Line/Hi-Z preamplifiers (-127dB EIN) with 48V phantom power and ground lift switches enable you to plug microphones, keyboards and guitars straight into your computer with professional results, while the built-in analog soft limiting circuit lets you record a hotter signal without fear of clipping
  Comprehensive digital I/O with optical and coaxial S/PDIF (switchable to AES/EBU) and MIDI In/Out to easily connect all of your digital studio gear and instruments
  Ultra-low latency USB 2.0 drivers offer accurate timing and playback of your recorded audio and software instruments
  Hardware zero-latency direct monitoring (mono/stereo) allows you to record and overdub with no annoying delay
  Plug-and-play operation with hands-on control of all major functions like master level, direct monitoring, preamplifier controls and more
 

Cross-platform support (Windows XP/x64 and Mac OS X) and compatibility with most popular audio/sequencer applications (Windows: ASIO2, WDM, MME, AC-3 and DTS Passthru; Macintosh: Apple CoreAudio, CoreMIDI, AC-3 and DTS Passthru)

 I/O Configuration:

  Two E-MU XTC™ Ultra-low Noise Mic/Line/Hi-Z Preamps with Soft Limiter and 48V Phantom Power (-127dBu EIN)
  Two 1/4" Balanced Outputs (117dB SNR)
  Stereo 1/8" Speaker Output (117dB SNR)
  24-bit/96kHz S/PDIF Optical In/Out (Switchable to AES/EBU)*
  24-bit/96kHz S/PDIF Coaxial In/Out (Switchable to AES/EBU)*
  MIDI Input/Output
  Stereo Headphone Output (114dB SNR)
 * Macintosh analog operation up to 96kHz and digital operation up to 48kHz only at this time.
 

 

Specifications

  Technical Specifications
    General
    Sample Rates: 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192kHz from internal crystal or externally supplied clock (no sample rate conversion)
    Bit Depths: 24 bit I/O, 32 bit processing
    PCIe Specification :
      - PCIe Base Specification 1.1 Compliant
      - Form Factor: Universal-keyed PCIe x1 Card
      - 3.3V I/O
      - PCIe Bus-Mastering subsystem reduces CPU usage
    E-MU E-DSP 32-bit DSP with 67-bit accumulator (double precision w/ 3 headroom bits)
    Hardware-accelerated, 32-channel mixing, and multi-effects processing
    Zero-latency direct hardware monitoring w/effects
    ASIO2, WDM/MME/DirectSound, x64 Drivers
    EDI (E-MU Digital Interface) proprietary 64-channel audio link over CAT-5 cable
       Anti-Pop speaker protection minimizes noise during power on/off
    Ultra-low jitter clock subsystem: < 1ns in PLL mode (44.1kHz, Opt. S/PDIF Sync)
    Analog Line Inputs (4)
    Type: servo-balanced, DC-coupled, low-noise input circuitry
    A/D converter: AK5394A
    Level (software selectable):
      - Professional: +4dBu nominal, 20dBu max (balanced)
      - Consumer: -10dBV nominal, 6dBV max (unbalanced)
    Frequency Response (20Hz-20kHz): +0.0/-.03dB
    Dynamic Range (1kHz, A-weighted): 120dB
    Signal-to-Noise Ratio (A-weighted): 120dB
    THD+N (1kHz at -1dBFS): -110dB (.0003%)
    Stereo Crosstalk (1kHz at -1dBFS): < -120dB Analog Line Outputs (6)
    Analog Line Outputs (6)
    Type: balanced, AC-coupled, 2-pole low-pass differential filter
    D/A converter: CS4398
    Level (software selectable):
      - Professional: +4dBu nominal, 20dBu max (balanced)
      - Consumer: -10dBV nominal, 6dBV max (unbalanced)
    Frequency Response (20Hz - 20kHz): 0.0/-.06dB
    Dynamic Range (1kHz, A-weighted): 120dB
    Signal-to-Noise Ratio (A-weighted): 120dB
    THD+N (1kHz at -1dBFS): -105dB (.0006%)
    Stereo Crosstalk (1kHz at -1dBFS): < -115dB
    Combo Microphone Preamplifier/Hi-Z/Line Inputs (2)
    Type: E-MU® XTC™ combo mic preamp and Hi-Z/line input w/ Soft Limiter
    Gain Range: +60dB
    Frequency Response (min gain, 20Hz-20kHz): +0.0/-0.1dB
    Stereo Crosstalk (1kHz min gain, -1dBFS): < -125dB
    Hi-Z Line Input:
      - Input Impedance: 1Mohm)
      - Max Level: +18dBV (20.2dBu)
      - Dynamic Range (A-weighted, 1kHz, min gain): 118dB
      - Signal-to-Noise Ratio (A-weighted, min gain): 118dB
      - THD+N (1kHz at -1dBFS, min gain): -105dB (.0006%)
    Microphone Preamplifier:
      - Input Impedance: 1.5Kohms
      - Max Level: +6dBV (+8.2dBu)
      - EIN (20Hz-20kHz, 150ohm, unweighted): -129.5dBu
      - Signal-to-Noise Ratio (A-weighted, min gain): 119dB
      - THD+N (1kHz at -1dBFS, min gain): -110dB (.0003%)
      - Phantom Power: 48V
      - Soft Limiter: 5dB max compression (software selectable)
    Headphone Amplifier
    Type: linear power amplifier
    D/A converter: CS4398
    Gain Range: 85dB
    Maximum Output Power: 50mW
       Output Impedance: 22ohms
    Frequency Response (20Hz-20kHz): +0.0/-0.07dB
    Dynamic Range (A-weighted): 118.5dB
    Signal-to-Noise Ratio (A-weighted): 118dB
    THD+N (1kHz, max gain): 600ohm load: -96dB
    Stereo Crosstalk (1kHz at -1dBFS, 600 ohm load): < -100dB
    Phono Input (stereo)
    Type: RIAA equalized phono input
    Maximum level:
      - Professional: 60mV RMS
      - Consumer: 15mV RMS
    Input Impedance: 47Kohm
    Frequency Response (20Hz - 20kHz): +0.1/-0.3dB
    Dynamic Range (A-weighted): 96dB
    Signal-to-Noise Ratio (15mV RMS unbal input, A-weighted): 96dB
    THD+N (1kHz, 15mV RMS input): -90dB (.003%)
    Stereo Crosstalk (1kHz at -1dBFS): < -80dB
    Digital I/O
    S/PDIF:
      - 2 in/2 out coaxial (transformer coupled)
      - 2 in/2 out optical (software switched with ADAT)
      - AES/EBU or S/PDIF format (software selectable)
      - Consumer: -10dBV nominal, 6dBV max (unbalanced)
    ADAT:
      - 8 channels, 24-bit @ 44.1/48kHz
      - 4 channels, 24-bit @ 88.2/96kHz (S-MUX compatible)
      - 2 channels, 24-bit @ 176.4/192kHz
    MIDI
      - 2 in, 2 out
    Synchronization
    Internal crystal sync at 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192kHz
    External sample rate sync via
      - ADAT (44.1 - 192kHz)
      - Optical S/PDIF (44.1 - 96kHz)
      - Coaxial S/PDIF (44.1 - 192kHz)
    * Macintosh analog operation up to 96kHz and digital operation up to 48kHz only at this time.
  Retail Box Contents
   

E-MU Production Tools Software Bundle DVD (OS X /Windows)

   

Windows Applications

      

- E-MU Proteus VX (with over 1000 sounds)

     

- Cakewalk Sonar 6 LE

     

- Steinberg Cubase LE4

      

- Celemony Melodyne essential

     

- IK Multimedia AmpliTube Duo

     

- SFX Machine LT

   

OS X Applications

     

- Steinberg Cubase LE4

     

- BIAS Peak Express 5

     

- Celemony Melodyne essential

     

- IK Multimedia AmpliTube LE

     

- SFX Machine LT

     

- Ableton Live Lite 6 E-MU Edition CD-ROM (OS X, Windows)

     

   - Ableton Live Lite 6 E-MU Edition

     

- Waldorf Edition LE CD-ROM (OS X, Windows)

     

   - Waldorf Edition LE

  Minimum System Requirements
    Windows :
     

- Intel® or AMD® processor - 1.2 GHz or faster

     

- Intel, AMD or 100% compatible motherboard & chipset

     

- Microsoft® Windows® XP (SP 2 or greater) or Windows XP x64

     

- 1 available (Hi-speed) USB 2.0 port**

      - PCIe x1 Compliant slot for E-MU 1010 PCIe card (also compatible with x4, x8 or x16 PCIe slots)
     

- 256MB System RAM

     

- 950MB of free hard disk space for full installation

     

- CD-ROM/CD-RW or DVD-ROM drive required for software installation

   

Macintosh:

     

- Apple® Macintosh® 800 MHz G4-compatible or Intel-based processor

     

- Apple Macintosh OS X (10.4.3 or greater)

     

- 1 available (Hi-speed) USB 2.0 port**

     

- 512MB System RAM

     

- 500MB of free hard disk space for full installation

     

- CD-ROM/CD-RW or DVD-ROM drive required for software installation

     

- XVGA Video (1024 X 768)

     

** When connecting the 0404 USB to a USB 1.1 port on a Windows PC, performance will be limited to 16-bit and 44.1/48kHz recording and playback. Macintosh support limited to USB 2.0 ports only.