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ZOOM TAC-2R
$449.99

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ZTAC2R
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Description

The compact, rugged TAC-2R audio interface uses the latest Thunderbolt™ technology for blazingly fast speed, near zero latency and the ultimate in high-quality audio, up to 24-bit/192 kHz. With its easy-to-use design and advanced converters, the TAC-2R is perfect for studio and field recording of mics and instruments, onstage playback, and pristine audio streaming. It can even serve as an ultra-stable MIDI interface.

  • 2-in/2-out high speed Thunderbolt™ audio interface
  • Support for recording and playback up to 24-bit/192 kHz
  • Ultra-low latency audio streaming
  • Two combo balanced XLR/TRS input connectors accept both mic- and line-level signal
  • Hi-Z switches allow direct connection of electric guitar or bass
  • Switchable +48V phantom power
  • Two balanced TRS output jacks for connection to amplifiers or self-powered speakers
  • ¼" headphone jack with dedicated level control
  • Independent gain controls and clip LEDs for each input
  • Large knob output volume control
  • Direct Monitoring switch for zero latency monitoring in mono or stereo
  • MIDI In and Out
  • High-performance mic preamps with up to +60 dB of amplification
  • 4x upsampling during A/D and D/A conversion for reduced noise and enhanced fidelity
  • Asynchronous transfer system unaffected by computer jitter
  • Bus powered—no AC power required
  • Robust metal housing ensures roadworthiness
  • Works with all Thunderbolt-equipped Macintosh computers running OS X 10.9.5 or later

Technical Specifications

Inputs
Input 1/2 connectors:

XLR/TRS combo jacks
(XLR: 2 hot / TRS: TIP hot)
 

Input gain:

0 to 60dB in 1dB steps

Input impedance:

5kΩ (1 MΩ (when Hi-Z ON)

Maximum input level:

+12 dBu (@0dBFs)

Phantom power:

+48V

L/R Output
Type:

1/4" TRS phone jack (Balanced)

Maximum output level:

+14 dBu (@0dBFs)

Output impedance:

100Ω

Phones Output
Type:

1/4" stereo phone jack
20mW + 20mW (into 32Ω load)

Maximum output level:

+8 dBu (@0dBFs)

Output impedance:

33Ω

AD/DA conversion
Type:

4x upsampling ( at 44.1kHz or 48kHz)

Chipset:

Burr Brown PCM4202 (A/D)
AKM AK4396 (D/A)

Frequency response:

-1.0 dB: 20 Hz - 60 kHz @ 192kHz
-1.0 dB: 20 Hz - 40 kHz @ 96kHz
-1.0 dB: 20 Hz - 20 kHz @ 44.1kHz

A/D dynamic range:

118dB typical (IHF-A)

D/A dynamic range:

120dB typical (IHF-A)

Other
Audio channels (recording):

2

Audio channels (playback):

2

S/N ratio EIN:

-125dBu (IHF-A) @ 60dB, 150Ω input

Sampling frequency:

192kHz, 176.4kHz, 96kHz, 88.2kHz, 48kHz, 44.1kHz

Bit depth:

24-bit

Latency (typical):

4.17 msec round trip
(@ 44.1kHz sampling / 64 sample buffer size)

Interface:

Thunderbolt

Power:

Thunderbolt Bus Power

Power consumption:

10 W maximum

Dimensions:

113.9mm(D) x 176.0mm(W) x 46.2mm (H)

Weight:

714g

 

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MIDI
MIDI Input:

5-pin DIN jack

MIDI Output:

5-pin DIN jack

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