Tascam US-144MKII USB 2.0 Audio Interface
Tascam US-144MKIIis a compact, high-speed USB 2.0 audio and MIDI interface that's compatible with both Windows and Mac computers. When the US-144MKII is plugged into an Apple or Windows computer, it acts as the computer's soundcard and features inputs for microphones, a guitar, and line-level devices like CD players and keyboards. It features durable construction and a very budget friendly price.
The included Cubase LE4 is a powerful audio and MIDI recording application that allows you to record and mix up to 48 tracks. You can automate your mixes, sweeten the sound with plug-ins, and create elaborate MIDI sequences, as well as take advantage of the built-in MIDI inputs and outputs. Cubase LE4 is compatible with both Windows and Mac computers.
The US-144MKII features individual inputs for XLR or 1/4" sound sources, and can offer phantom power (which enables you to use professional microphones). Its construction is both attractive and sturdy. The compact size of the US-144MKII makes it ideal for studio and field recording, and the USB bus powering capability means that you never have to plug it into the outlet on the wall or fuss with a power cable.
The US-144mkII carries on the excellent value demonstrated by the original US-144, with a new look and updated electronics. If you're into recording on the go with a laptop computer, or simply need a robust and reliable recording interface with a modest footprint to keep your desk neat and organize, then we're sure that you'll love the US-144mkII. Dual XLR microphone preamps provide phantom power to condenser microphones, while an assortment of other inputs let you hook up all of your favorite audio gear directly to the US-144mkII.