TASCAM has introduced the UH-7000 USB 4 x 4-channel audio interface and stand-alone microphone preamp.
The UH-7000 incorporates new HDIA (High Definition Instrumentation Architecture) that makes it very well suited for solitary use outside of the digital channels.
The mic pres feature a fully-balanced signal path from input to output, an instrumentation amplifier architecture, and premium components to achieve a -128 dBU noise floor, 117 dB signal-to-noise ratio and 0.0009 percent THD rating.
Dual-sided PCM4220 A/D converters capture mic or line inputs at up to 192 kHz/24-bit resolution. The temperature-compensated internal clock offers 1PPM resolution – better than many stand-alone clock generator, and limiting jitters for clean recordings. When monitoring and line output, the UH-7000 sends audio through a Burr Brown DA converter for fluid and honest sound reproduction.
Another crucial component of the UH-7000 is its power supply with an extra-large power transformer and other factors guarantee that all internal components work to their full potential.
The UH-7000 is housed in a solid aluminum structure, with knobs that are calibrated for smooth, custom-tapered gain setting and the bright 20-segment LED peak meters accurately convey each channel’s true level.
The device is equipped with two XLR balanced inputs with +48V phantom power, two balanced 1/4-inch inputs, two balanced XLR outputs, and AES/EBU digital out.
—Supports 24-bit/192kHz USB transmission and AD/DA conversion
—Support for Mac and Windows operating systems
—4-in/4-out audio streaming from a PC connected via USB 2.0
—Burr-Brown PCM4220 AD converter
—Burr-Brown PCM1795 DA converter
—HDIA microphone preamps: –128dB EIN
—Thin film metal resistors with outstanding noise performance
—High audio quality film capacitors with low distortion
—Low-latency monitoring through the DSP mixer
—DSP mixer can be switched between multitrack and stereo mix modes
—DSP mixer enables independent adjustment of recording and monitoring levels
—Line or digital outputs can be selected using the DSP mixer
—DSP dynamics effects can be applied to inputs, outputs or the master (compressor, noise suppressor, de-esser, exciter, EQ, limiter/low cut)
—DSP REVERB (hall, room, live, studio, plate) send effect is perfect for monitoring when recording
—Link line function enables volume control of powered monitors
—Single-punch MIXER PANEL button
—Strong, highly-durable aluminum body
—Large INPUT level knobs enable precise adjustment of input levels
—Two 20-segment LED level meters
—Standard TRS headphones output jack – 45mW/channel output
—+48 phantom power supply
—Two balanced analog XLR jacks for both input and output
—Professional output specifications (maximum output level: +24 dBu)
—Two balanced analog TRS input jacks
—XLR digital input and output jacks support AES3-2003/IEC60958-4 (AES/EBU) and IEC60958-3 (S/PDIF) formats
—IEC AC input cable
—Confirmed operation with major DAW software, including Sonar X3, Pro Tools, Cubase and Live