E-MU 1616M PCIe  Emu1616MPCIe




PCIe Digital Audio System

E-MU's 1616M PCIe Digital Audio System delivers everything you need to produce audio on a PC with professional results - 24-bit/192kHz converters and hardware-accelerated effects and mixing. comprehensive sync options and seamless compatibility with your favorite PC audio/sequencer software. The MicroDock M breakout box offers a total of 16 inputs and 16 outputs plus 32 channels of MIDI I/O, including two E-MU XTC Class-A ultra-low noise mic/line/hi-Z preamps with 48V phantom power and analog soft limiting circuit for clip protection. The 1616M PCIe also ships with ASIO2 and WDM drivers for Windows XP, XP x64, Windows Vista and Vista x64, as well as the E-MU Production Tools software bundle that includes E-MU's Proteus X LE, plus software by Steinberg, Ableton, IK Multimedia, and many more - everything you need to create, record, edit, master and burn your music.

The E-MU 1616M PCIe features:

  Mastering grade 24-bit/192kHz converters - the same A/D converters used in Digidesign's flagship ProTools HD 192 I/O Interface delivering an amazing 120dB signal-to-noise ratio
  Hardware-accelerated effects - over 600 standalone and E-MU Power FX VST plug-in effects 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 - MicroDock M offers 16 inputs/16 outputs plus MIDO I/O - everything from balanced analog and turntable inputs to ADAT and S/PDIF (switchable to AES/EBU)
  Two E-MU XTC™ Class-A, ultra-low noise preamps (-129.5dBu) - Mic/Line and true Hi-Z inputs via Neutrik connectors, with analog soft limiter, 48V phantom power and 60dB of gain
  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 LE and T-Racks EQ, 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 E-MU XTC™ Ultra-low Noise Mic/Line/Hi-Z Preamps with Soft Limiter and 48V Phantom Power (-129.5dBu EIN)
  Four 1/4" Balanced Inputs
  Six 1/4" Balanced Outputs
  Turntable Input (w/ground lug and hardware RIAA preamp)
  24-bit/192kHz ADAT In/Out (switchable to S/PDIF)
  24-bit/96kHz S/PDIF In/Out (switchable to AES/EBU)
  Two sets of MIDI In/Out
  Stereo 1/8" Speaker Outputs (configurable from stereo to 5.1)
  Stereo Headphone Output



  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)
    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
      - 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)
      - 8 channels, 24-bit @ 44.1/48kHz
      - 4 channels, 24-bit @ 88.2/96kHz (S-MUX compatible)
      - 2 channels, 24-bit @ 176.4/192kHz
      - 2 in, 2 out
    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)
  Retail Box Contents
    E-MU 1010 PCIe Card
    E-MU MicroDock M
       EDI (E-MU Digital Interface) cable (3 meters)
    Universal power adapter
    MIDI breakout cable
       Quick Start installation guide
    E-MU Digital Audio System CD-ROM
      - Microsoft® Windows® XP, XP x64, Windows Vista®, Vista x64 Drivers
      - E-MU PatchMix DSP
      - E-MU Power FX (Windows XP only)
      - E-MU E-DSP Effects Library - Owner's Manual and Tutorials
    E-MU Production Tools Software Bundle
      - Cakewalk SONAR LE 6.3
      - Steinberg Cubase 4 LE
      - Ableton Live Lite 6 E-MU Edition
      - IK Multimedia AmpliTube LE
      - IK Multimedia T-RackS EQ
      - 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
  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)