ESI U86XT Audio Interface

$359.50 (excluding VAT)

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2 year warranty and 30 day money back guarantee included

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Get it: 26th - 28th September

2 year warranty and 30 day money back guarantee included

2 year warranty and 30 day money back guarantee included

Once the product is delivered, you have 30 days to decide that you definitely want to keep it. If you decide it is not suitable for any reason, you can return it back to us for replacement or full refund, including standard delivery charges.

All Products are new unless stated, and include a minimum of 2 years warranty.

Some items are only eligible for money back guarantee if they are returned to us unused and sealed in the original packaging, and in the case of software, unregistered. These items include:

  • Software
  • CDs & DVDs
  • In-ear Monitors
  • Earplugs and Ear Protection
  • Mouthpieces, Reeds etc… for Woodwind and Brass instruments
  • Mouth / Lip Care Products

We are unable to accept returns of any custom made items designed to work together as a unique package, such as computer system built to a customer’s personal specifications. Exceptions may only be possible with prior agreement of the vendor, and may be subject to a cancellation fee.

  • 24-Bit/96Khz Audio Interface
  • 8 Inputs & 6 Outputs
  • 2 Professional-Grade Microphone Preamps
  • 2 Hi-Z Instrument Inputs With 1/4-Inch Connector

ESI U86XT Audio Interface

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The ESI U86XT Audio Interface is a high-quality audio interface designed for both Mac and PC computers. The U86XT Audio Interface provides audio fidelity up to 24/-bit/96kHz, capturing every nuance of your input signals in exceptional detail. It features 8 inputs and 6 outputs in total; comprised of microphones preamps and instruments inputs. The dual high-end mic pres provide you with +48V Phantom Power, ideal for capturing studio-grade recordings. The 2 Hi-Z instrument inputs feature ¼-inch connectors, providing optimal signal transference, ideal for capturing electric and bass guitars. A headphone output and separate stereo mix output are also including for external monitoring. Additionally, the interface comes complete with a music software bundle including Deckadance LE, Bitwig 8-Track and more.

Product Ref: 94152

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Professional-Grade Microphone Preamps

The ESI U86XT Audio Interface is a highly versatile USB audio interface, providing exceptional audio fidelity and a range of versatile connectivity. The U86XT reaches sample rates of 24-bit/96kHz, capturing your input sources in immense detail, ideal for studio-grade recordings. It features 8 input channels and 6 output channels in total, allowing you to use them simultaneously. The interface includes 2 professional-grade microphone preamps with integrated +48V Phantom Power for condenser microphones. The mic pres are designed to capture your vocal/instrument recordings in exceptional detail, capturing every nuance of your performance. It also provides you with high-performance low-latency drivers for optimised performance with computers, ensuring minimal delay between signals.

Instrument Inputs & Headphone Amp

As well as the microphones pres, the ESI interface also features dual Hi-Z high performance instrument inputs, each with ¼-inch connectors. This allows you to capture and record electric and bass guitars with ease, providing a high dynamic range for optimal audio quality. The interface also boasts an integrated headphone amplifier with an output on the front-panel. This is ideal for recording applications, allowing you to switch between headphones and studio monitors at the touch of button. The high-quality AD/DA converters ensure all your input sources are captured in immense detail, retaining the natural harmonics of your instrument. It also features digital S/PDIF I/O for connecting to external equipment

Design & Connectivity

The rugged, all-metal chassis is ideal for use in the studio, providing a heavy-duty construction for optimal reliability. The ESI U86XT also boasts a wide range of versatile connectivity including 8 line inputs with balanced ¼-inch TRS connectors and 6 line outputs with balanced ¼-inch TRS connectors. There is also a separate stereo mix outputs with integrated monitoring mixer, controlled from the front-panel. The 16 channel MIDI I/O with a single MIDI input and output is ideal for connecting MIDI-based equipment such as keyboards, sequencers and more. Additionally, the interface comes complete with a music software bundles comprised of Deckadance LE from Stanton, Bitwig 8-Track digital audio workstation software and a license of inTone 2 ESI Edition from Audified, allowing you to get recording and editing straight out of the box.

Features

  • 8 input / 6 output 24-bit / 96kHz USB 2.0 Hi-Speed 24-bit Audio Interface
  • 2 professional microphone preamps with +48V phantom power support
  • 2 Hi-Z high performance instrument inputs with 1/4" connector
  • digital S/PDIF input with RCA connector
  • digital S/PDIF output with RCA connector
  • supports up to 24-bit / 96kHz
  • 8 line inputs with balanced 1/4" TRS connectors
  • 6 line outputs with balanced 1/4" TRS connectors
  • Professional headphone output with 1/4" stereo phone connector
  • Separate stereo mix output with integrated monitoring mixer controlled on front panel
  • ADC with 107dB(a) dynamic range
  • DAC with 112dB(a) dynamic range
  • 16 channel MIDI I/O with one MIDI input and one MIDI output
  • Powered by included DC power supply
  • Supports Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 with ASIO 2.0, MME, WDM and DirectSound incl. DirectWIRE support
  • Supports Mac OS X (10.7 and above) via CoreAudio USB audio driver
  • Includes license of Deckadance LE from Stanton
  • Includes Bitwig 8-Track digital audio workstation software
  • Includes license of inTone 2 ESI Edition from Audified
  • Dimensions: 31.0cm x 14.5cm x 4.5cm