The INSPIRE 1394 is a revolutionary FireWire Recording System featuring professional
quality 24-bit/96k analog to digital conversion rate, four simultaneous inputs, software
control panel as well as audio recording and production software giving you the smallest,
most flexible, most affordable and all-inspiring computer recording studio ever!
The INSPIRE 1394 is loaded with state of the art components and technology enabling the
easiest computer recording experience ever. The INSPIRE 1394 installs effortlessly on both
Windows XP and Macintosh-based computers and works seamlessly with virtually all popular
recording software including Cubase, Nuendo, Sonar, Cakewalk, Logic, Logic Express, Digital
Performer and many others. The microphone and instrument preamplifiers loaded in the
INSPIRE 1394 are designed to deliver ultra-low noise, high gain preamplification for all types of
microphones and instruments needed for professional quality recordings.
Ins and Outs
The front panel of the INSPIRE 1394 features two custom-designed PreSonus microphone
preamplifiers with +48V phantom power and two instrument Hi-Z inputs. The back of the
INSPIRE features selectable line or phono (with RIAA filter) inputs great for all types of
keyboards, samplers, drum machines and turntables. Outputs on the INSPIRE 1394 include
RCA unbalanced and mini TRS jacks as well as headphone output.
Software Control Panel
The INSPIRE 1394 is completely controlled by an easy-to-use software mixer interface
called the CONTROL PANEL. Controls include, input gain, phantom power, limiter
(off/on), preamp boost (off/on), sample rate, headphone volume, main output volume as
well as zero latency input mixing with playback mixing. This software control panel also
serves as a mixer between your computer playback and your inputs for zero latency recording.
The software control panel also features LOAD, SAVE functionality so that you can save
and recall all of your settings from session to sesson.
Daisy Chain for More Inputs
The INSPIRE 1394 is equipped with two FireWire connectors enabling the ability to
daisy-chain up to FOUR INSPIRE 1394’s together for up to sixteen simultaneous
inputs at 24-bit/96k recording rate.
ProPak Software Suite
The INSPIRE 1394 comes complete with the ProPak software suite including Cubase LE
recording and production software, Sony’s ACID XMC, Discwelder Bronze, Discrete Drums,
25 real-time effects plug-ins and over 3 GB of drum loops and samples giving you a complete
and professional music production environment.
– 24-bit/96k A/D/A sample rate
– Four simultaneous input channels
– Two microphone/instrument preamplifiers
– Switchable line input or phono input(with RIAA filter)
– Software Control Panel and zero latency mixer
– Window XP and Macintosh OSX compatible
– FireWire bus-powered or powered externally
– ProPak Software Suite