Audio creation hardware company, PreSonus, released the
FireStudio Tube, a FireWire recording system that allows you to record audio on your Mac.
The FireStudio Tube is capable of recording 24-bit/96k audio and has sixteen analog inputs and eight balanced TRS outputs. The unit also includes what Presonus refers to as SuperChannels on the front panel.
SuperChannels are class A vacuum tube microphone and instrument preamplifiers along with full-featured analog limiters. FireStudio has two of these channels. It also includes MIDI I/O on the rear panel for MIDI instruments, keyboards and controllers.
PreSonus includes Steinberg’s Cubase LE recording software, so you can begin using the hardware right away.
The FireStudio Tube costs $899.95 and is available immediately.