E-MU 0404 PCIe  E-MU 0404 PCIe




PCIe Digital Audio System

The E-MU® 0404 PCIe Digital Audio System delivers everything you need to produce audio on a PC at a breakthrough price - pristine 24-bit/192kHz converters, hardware-accelerated effects and mixing, and seamless compatibility with your favorite PC audio/sequencer software. The 0404 PCIe also ships with ASIO2 and WDM drivers for Windows XP, XP x64, Windows Vista and Vista x64.The E-MU 0404 Digital Audio System offers the same hardware acceleration as the rest of E-MU's Digital Audio Systems, providing you with professional sound quality and powerful DSP an affordable price.

The E-MU 0404 PCIe features:

  Premium 24-bit/192kHz converters 
111dB signal-to-noise ratio A/D converters and 116dB signal-to-noise ratio D/A converters for pristine recording and playback of your tracks
  Hardware-accelerated effects
over 600 standalone E-MU plug-in effects for use in PatchMix with no CPU overhead
  PatchMix™ DSP zero-latency hardware mixing and monitoring
with super-flexible patchbay - no external mixer needed
  Comprehensive analog and digital I/O plus MIDI
two analog inputs, two analog outputs, optical/coaxial S/PDIF plus MIDI I/O
  Compatibility with most popular audio/sequencer applications
ultra-low latency 24-bit/192kHz ASIO2, WDM and 64-bit drivers

E-MU Production Tools Software Bundle
includes Cakewalk SONAR LE 6.3, Steinberg Cubase 4 LE, Ableton Live Lite 6 E-MU Edition, IK Multimedia AmpliTube X-Gear, Celemony Melodyne essential, Waldorf Attack, Waldorf D-Pole, Waldorf PPG Wave, SFX Machine LT, Creative EAX®ADVANCED HD™ Alchemy (Vista only), E-MU Proteus VX - everything you need to create, record, edit, and master is in the box.

 I/O Configuration:

  Two 1/4" Unbalanced Inputs
  Two 1/4" Unbalanced Outputs
  24-bit/96kHz S/PDIF In/Out (switchable to AES/EBU)
  MIDI In/Out




  Technical Specifications
    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)
    Processing: Hardware-accelerated, 32 channel mixing, and multi-effects processing
    Hardware monitoring: Zero-latency direct hardware monitoring w/effects
    Drivers: ASIO2, WDM/MME/DirectSound, and 64-bit Drivers
    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 (2)
    Type: DC-coupled, low-noise input circuitry
    A/D converter: PCM1804
    OpAmp: NJM2068
    Level: -10dBV nominal, 6dBV max (unbalanced)
    Frequency Response (20Hz-20kHz): +0.20/-.10dB
    Dynamic Range (1kHz, A-weighted): 111dB
    Signal-to-Noise Ratio (A-weighted): 111dB
    THD+N (1kHz at -1dBFS): -100dB (.0001%)
    Stereo Crosstalk (1kHz at -1dBFS): < -120dB
    Analog Line Outputs (2)
    Type: Low-pass, 3-pole low-pass differential filter
    D/A converter: AK4396
    Level: -10dBV nominal, 6dBV max (unbalanced)
    Frequency Response (20Hz - 20kHz): 0.05/-.010dB
    Dynamic Range (1kHz, A-weighted): 116dB
    Signal-to-Noise Ratio (A-weighted): 116dB
    THD+N (1kHz at -1dBFS): -100dB (.0001%)
    Stereo Crosstalk (1kHz at -1dBFS): < -109dB
    Digital I/O
      - 2 in/2 out optical or coaxial (transformer coupled)
      - AES/EBU or S/PDIF format (software selectable)
      - 1 in, 1 out
    Internal crystal sync: 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192kHz
    External sample rate sync: -S/PDIF (opt. or coax 44.1 - 96kHz)
      SMPTE/LTC/MTC (via optional Sync Daughtercard): 
      - 24, 25, 30 drop-frame, 30 non-drop
      - SMPTE to MTC, MTC to SMPTE Conversion
      - SMPTE Striping
      - Flywheel/Jam/Regenerate
    S/PDIF: - 2 in/2 out optical or coaxial (transformer coupled)
      - AES/EBU or S/PDIF format (software selectable)
  Retail Box Contents
    E-MU 0404 PCIe Card
    E-MU Digital Audio System CD-ROM
       Microsoft® Windows® XP, Windows Vista®, Vista x64 Drivers
    E-MU PatchMix DSP
    E-MU E-DSP Effects Library - Owner's Manual and Tutorials
    Analog I/O Cable Harness
    Digital I/O Cable Harness
  Minimum System Requirements
    Intel® or AMD® processor - 1 GHz or faster
    Intel, AMD or 100% compatible motherboard & chipset
    Microsoft® Windows® XP (SP 3), Windows XP x64, Windows Vista® (SP1 or higher), Vista x64
    256MB System RAM
    900MB of free hard disk space for full installation
    PCIe x1 Compliant slot for E-MU 1010 PCIe card (also compatible with x4, x8 or x16 PCIe slots)
    CD-ROM/CD-RW or DVD-ROM drive required for software installation
    XVGA Video (1024 X 768)