The E-MU 1820M Master-Level Recording System delivers everything you need to produce audio on a PC with professional results: 24-bit/192kHz converters (the same A/D converters used in Digidesign's flagship ProTools HD 192 I/O interface), hardware-accelerated effects and mixing, comprehensive sync options, and seamless compatibility with your favorite PC audio/sequencer software.
The 1820M is now shipping with the new Power FX software update, giving users the ability to run over 600 hardware-accelerated effects as VST plug-ins for Cubase and other applications. Power FX also introduces E-MU's first expansion plug-in, with new reverb and delay effects.
Provides pristine 24-bit, 192kHz conversion and flexible connectivity with 18 audio inputs and 20 outputs, 32 channels of MIDI I/O, Word Clock, SMPTE, and MTC sync, plus a FireWire port. Plug guitars, keyboards, and microphones straight into your system through 2 premium TFPro mic preamps with 40dB of gain or attenuation and 48V phantom power. 32-bit effects processor is hardware-accelerated (no CPU overhead!) and supports plug-in architecture. 32 channels of zero latency mixing/monitoring with super-flexible virtual patchbay. Full compatibility with most popular audio/sequencer applications. Includes a powerful software studio package.
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...and the gd-audio opa-moon fully discrete opamp. With the gd-audio opamp being pretty cheap I decided to mod my emu 1820m monitor channels with gd-audio opa-moon modules and swap the dc filter caps with the equivalent elna silmic II caps since they got raving reviews as well. Now this mod removes all IC chips...
...merrit to them all basically sounding the same. It's sure not my experience having owned the low priced E-MU 1820M (nice sounding converter but higher latency interface) and other high price over $100k systems. We still need that shootout to make better purchasing decisions concerning converters.
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