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Portable 2-channel USB audio interface
 
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The perfect audio interface for musicians on the move

 

Designed as the ideal Audio/MIDI companion to notebook computer-based recording environments, the iO|2 USB has a compact form factor that can easily fit in a laptop case or small backpack. The iO|2 USB features durable aluminum casing, USB power (eliminating cumbersome external power supplies) and is optimized for minimal laptop battery drain.

The iO|2 provides 2-channels of pristine 24-bit/48kHz audio directly to your computer via the integrated USB interface and features 2 channels of switchable mic/line inputs. And with Hardware Direct Monitoring, you never have to worry about dealing with audio latency while recording.

Small enough to fit in a backpack, but powerful enough to get the job done right, the iO|2 is perfect for musicians on the go.

  • 24-bit, 48 kHz operation with high-end A/D and D/A conversion through integrated USB audio interface
  • 2 XLR mic inputs with 48V phantom power plus 2 1/4" balanced line inputs that can accept guitar level signals
  • 1/4" balanced main outputs
  • 1/4" TRS inserts on input channels
  • 1/4" TRS headphone output
  • Dedicated four segment signal/clip LED meter on both channels
  • Zero-latency hardware monitoring
  • 24-bit S/PDIF I/O for direct digital recording
  • MIDI Input/Output
  • USB powered—no external AC power supply necessary
  • Low power usage for minimal laptop battery drain
  • Bundled with Steinberg Cubase LE software
  • This product is class compliant; it does not require drivers
SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
Mac: OS X 10.6, 10.7, 10.8
Windows: XP, Vista, 7, or 8
USB port

FREQUENCY RESPONSE:
  • MIC/LINE IN to SPDIF/USB OUT: +/-0.1dB Input Gain = minimum
  • MIC/LINE IN to MAIN OUT (through ADC/DAC) +/-0.35dB Input Gain=minimum

SIGNAL-TO-NOISE RATIO (SNR):
  • MIC/LINE IN (balanced) to INSERT OUT: 110dB A-weighted, input impedance at XLR or 1/4" jack = 600 Ohms, Input Gain = minimum
  • GUITAR IN (unbalanced) to INSERT OUT: 99dB A-weighted, input impedance at 1/4" jack = 600 Ohms, Input Gain = minimum
  • MIC/LINE IN (balanced) to SPDIF/USB OUT: 99dB A-weighted, input impedance at MIC or LINE jack = 600 Ohms, Input Gain = minimum
  • GUITAR IN (unbalanced) to SPDIF/USB OUT: 94dB A-weighted, input impedance at 1/4" jack = 600 Ohms, Input Gain = minimum
  • MIC/LINE IN (balanced) to MAIN OUT (through ADC/DAC): 97dB A-weighted, input impedance at MIC or LINE jack = 600 Ohms, Input Gain = minimum
  • MIC/LINE IN (balanced) to MAIN OUT (through direct monitor): 95dB A-weighted, input impedance at MIC or LINE jack = 600 Ohms, Input Gain = minimum

TOTAL HARMONIC DISTORTION + NOISE (THD+N):
  • MIC/LINE IN (balanced) to INSERT OUT: <0.001% Input Gain = minimum, 1KHz input signal, INSERT OUT = 5.7dBV
  • GUITAR IN (unbalanced) to INSERT OUT: 0.034% Input Gain = minimum, 1KHz input signal, INSERT OUT = 5.3dBV
  • MIC/LINE IN (balanced) to SPDIF/USB OUT: 0.003% Input Gain = minimum, 1KHz input signal, DIGITAL OUT = -0.3dBFS
  • GUITAR IN (unbalanced) to SPDIF/USB OUT: 0.034% Input Gain = minimum, 1KHz input signal, DIGITAL OUT = -0.7dBFS
  • MIC/LINE IN (balanced) to MAIN OUT (through ADC/DAC): 0.005% Input Gain = minimum, 1KHz input signal, MAIN OUT = 5.6dBV
  • MIC/LINE IN (balanced) to MAIN OUT (through direct monitor): 0.006% Input Gain = minimum, 1KHz input signal, MAIN OUT = 5.6dBV
Live DocumentsType
Product Overviewhtml
Manuals & DocumentationSizeType
iO|2 - Product Overview
550 KBpdf
iO|2 - Reference Manual
6 MBpdf
Cubase LE - Setup Guide [RevB]
A step-by-step walkthrough for registering and setting up Cubase LE with a variety of Alesis products.
664 KBpdf
Software & DriversSizeType
ASIO4All - Optional ASIO Driver for Windows [v2.10]
This Alesis audio interface is a plug-and-play device, which means that no additional drivers need to be installed to use it with your computer. If you use ASIO compatible audio software on your Windows PC, this optional ASIO driver can be used to offer additional configuration options such as latency and buffer adjustments.
392 KBzip

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