Audio hardware-maker Tascam has unveiled two new Mac compatible USB 2.0 audio interfaces. The TASCAM
US-144 allow 96kHz/24-bit recording with zero latency hardware monitoring, according to the company. The devices feature a metal enclosure, 2 XLR mic inputs with phantom power, S/PDIF Digital Input & Output (US-144 only), 2 analog line inputs (1 switchable to high impedance for use with guitars, basses, etc.), 1 MIDI input, 1 MIDI output and 48-track Cubase LE recording software. The US-122L and US-144 cost $199 and $269 respectively.