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Tascam Releases New US-1800 Interface At 129th AES Convention

The new US-1800 offers a high channel count for those seeking a high quality and affordable audio interface.

By PSW Staff November 11, 2010

The Tascam US-1800.

At the 2010 AES Convention Tascam announced the introduction of a new audio interface, the US-1800.

Featuring 16 inputs and four outputs and a USB 2.0 connection the US-1800 is Mac and windows compatible.

The US-1800 includes eight XLR microphone inputs with phantom power and clean gain.

Six balanced line inputs are also provided, as well as stereo S/PDIF digital and MIDI in and out.

Bundled with the US-1800 is Cubase LE5, the latest workstation software from Steinberg.

The Tascam US-1800 will be available later this month.

Specifications

• 16 simultaneous inputs
• 4 simultaneous outputs
• 14 analog inputs
• (8x) XLR Mic inputs with phantom power
• (2x) 1/4” TRS LINE/GUITAR inputs on the front panel
• (4x) 1/4” TRS LINE inputs on the rear panel
• Stereo S/PDIF Digital Input/Output
• Zero-latency Hardware Monitoring
• Independent Monitor and Headphone Outputs
• Stereo monitor output (DAW return (stereo) and input (mono))
• 16-channel MIDI Input and Output
• USB 2.0 connection to Mac/Windows
• Up to 96kHz/24-bit Audio Resolution
• Cubase LE 5 48-track workstation software included
• ASIO and Core Audio support
• Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Mac OS X compatible

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Tascam Website

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Bob says

OK, is this confusing?

“Featuring 6 inputs”

“The US-1800 includes eight XLR microphone inputs”
“Six balanced line inputs are also provided, as well as stereo S/PDIF digital”

Further down
“• 16 simultaneous inputs”

I believe the FIRST LINE is missing a ONE before the SIX (Featuring 16 Inputs).

John Francis says

Where are the drivers? There’s none listed in the downloads section… or can it use the same drivers as the US-1641? Also, are there any internal differences between this and the US-1641?  Thanks.

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