iO|26


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The Alesis iO|26 uses state of the art FireWire technology to deliver professional–level features such as Alesis High Definition Microphone Preamps, Cirrus audiophile converters and jitter elimination technology, with high–quality 24–bit/192k audio input. The iO|26 is designed for easy use with PC or Mac, and has 2 headphone outputs, line–level inserts on the mic preamps, 48V phantom power, 5–segment signal/clip meters, and full MIDI and S/PDIF I/O in a convenient, portable tabletop design.

The iO|26 gives you forward–thinking expansion potential, with ADAT lightpipe inputs for additional connectivity, no matter what your recording sessions may demand. Flexible, routable Hardware Direct Monitoring allows you to send a customized, latency–free mix to each output pair. An AC adapter is also included, for those using a FireWire interface that doesn’t supply power.

Whether you find yourself on the road or in your own studio, the iO|26 gives you the Alesis performance that professionals have depended on for decades.

Features

  • 24Bit/192kHz Recording for high–quality, pristine recordings
  • Superior Clock stability with DICE II JET™ Jitter Elimination Technology
  • Audiophile Cirrus converters to provide maximum dynamic range on inputs and outputs
  • Flexible, routable Hardware Direct Monitoring
  • Cubase LE software included (Windows and Mac compatible)
  • Bus or adapter powered
  • Mac OS X (10.4.11 - 10.8), Windows 7, Vista, and XP compatible
  • 8 Alesis High Definition Mic/Line Preamplifiers built in (2 switchable high–impedance inputs for direct guitar and bass recording)
  • Switchable Phantom Power for each channel pair
  • Inserts on every analog channel
  • 16 channels of ADAT input
  • 16 Channels of MIDI I/O
  • Stereo S/PDIF digital input
  • Stereo turntable input
  • 8 line–level outputs
  • 2 discrete stereo headphone outputs
  • Stereo S/PDIF digital output

Specs

  • Analog I/O (number and type): 8 combo XLR-1/4" and phono inputs/8 line out/2 headphone out
  • Digital I/O (number and type): 16 ADAT optical in, S/PDIF I/O
  • Platform Version (Win, Mac, Linux, etc.): Win, Mac
  • Bus Type: FireWire
  • Plug In Formats Supported (RTAS, MAS, VST, etc.): N/A
  • Sampling Rate (kHz): Up to 192 kHz
  • A/D/A Converter Bit Rate: 24-bit
  • Digital Recorder Resolutions (bits): N/A
  • Sync Types (ADAT, word clock, SMPTE, MTC, etc.): ADAT, S/PDIF
  • MIDI Control (yes/no): No
  • Number of Tracks/Virtual Tracks (ex. 32/64): 26 total inputs
  • Number of Locate Points: N/A
  • Effects/Dynamic Processing (ex. Y/N): N/N

Docs and Downloads

  • iO|26 - Product Overview Open
  • iO|26 - QuickStart Guide Open
  • iO|26 - Reference Manual Open
  • Cubase LE - Setup Guide [RevB] Open
  • Compatible FireWire Cards Open
  • iO|14 & iO|26 - Windows 7 Drivers [v3.5.3.8671]
    Adds supports for 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows 7. Updated by Alesis 06/16/2010.
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  • iO|14 & iO|26 - Macintosh Drivers [v3.5.6]
    Adds support for Mac OS 10.7 Lion and 10.8 Mountain Lion. Updated by Alesis 02/02/2012.
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