Behringer FCA1616
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23rd January 2012
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Hardware Behringer FCA1616

Behringer anounce FCA1616 - Audiophile 16 In/16 Out, 24-Bit/96 kHz USB/FireWire Audio/MIDI Interface with ADAT



FIREPOWER AUDIO USB/FireWire audio interfaces are the ideal way to stream audio to and from your PC or Mac computer. These handy interfaces feature state-of-the-art XENYX mic preamps, legendary the world over for their pristine clarity and high-headroom sonic performance, plus our 24-Bit/96 kHz A/D-D/A converters will really respect your input. Both interfaces support Windows XP/Vista/7 plus Mac OS X and provide onboard phantom power for use with studio-grade condenser microphones. Hook up to the BEHRINGER FCA Series and instantly turn your computer into a powerful recording/editing workstation.
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23rd January 2012
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Eh and one more.
FIREPOWER FCA610
Audiophile 6 In/10 Out, 24-Bit/96 kHz USB/FireWire Audio/MIDI Interface

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23rd January 2012
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These handy interfaces feature state-of-the-art XENYX mic preamps, legendary the world over for their pristine clarity and high-headroom sonic performance,

uhhhh...riiiiiight.
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23rd January 2012
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I prefer the blue Rme versions.
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23rd January 2012
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23rd January 2012
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meeeeeeeeh not baaaaaaaaaaaaaaaad...

imagine a ada8000 with usb/firewire connection to your computer...
then with such interface u can add a high quality ada with adat and spdif
they squeezed 4 preamps...
if the price is around 250-400, it's reasonable as a beginner interface to start with if u need lots of i/o
if the price is over 400, it's ridiculous while u could go for steinber, rme, focusrite, motu etc...
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23rd January 2012
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I prefer the blue Rme versions.
hahaha, exactly my first impression
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24th January 2012
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how do they get away with this?
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24th January 2012
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how do they get away with this?
Get away with what? Stealing is not illegal or immoral anymore. Don't stand up against it. You will be bashed. Don't you know that people without means are entitled to have something cheap, no matter what it takes to make that product cheap? Oh, and it must compare to high-end products, and you had better not say that it doesn't or you will be a hater.
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24th January 2012
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usb and firewire port so when the fw breaks in the first month you get an extra week of 3 second latency in a usb port
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24th January 2012
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What I was hoping for... A re-skinned ADA8000... With a better design/layout(I would not call it ugly BUT it is)... in and outs(d-sub) on the rear... with alternative to bypass the preamps when going line in... they could even skip the preamps faic.
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25th January 2012
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The behringer video on youtube says it will retail @ $249 usd for the 1616 and the smaller one @ $200!! They're saying they have improved the converters from the ada8000, which wasn't bad at all imo, so this could be the bargain of the century?
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25th January 2012
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With 8 pres this would have been a winner
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25th January 2012
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We shall see. Even for beginning users on a low budget, this stuff rises and falls with decent drivers.

This is especially important for Windows users, which is probably most of the beginning crowd out there.

A well picked $500 laptop, $60 Reaper and this $250 interface, in addition to any microphones you need. Not too bad, but let's wait and see how well these units test.
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25th January 2012
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Agreed, Airon. Drivers, drivers..
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25th January 2012
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Get away with what? Stealing is not illegal or immoral anymore. Don't stand up against it. You will be bashed. Don't you know that people without means are entitled to have something cheap, no matter what it takes to make that product cheap? Oh, and it must compare to high-end products, and you had better not say that it doesn't or you will be a hater.
HA!!! Love it! Pretty much the case, isn't it?
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25th January 2012
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HA!!! Love it! Pretty much the case, isn't it?
Call me dense, but I don't see that much similarity between RME and these things??? Am I missing something??

Jtt
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1st February 2012
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Anyone know when these hit the shelves?
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11th March 2012
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Congrats to all new users The device like this costed 10 times more 10 years ago. And I TRUST behringer quaity in studio conversion area

Does anyone knows? Can it work stand-alone only as converter?
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11th March 2012
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PS: in fact it does not matter because you can use it with external computer via adat if latency would be not an issue.
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11th March 2012
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No second firewire port for daisychaining?
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12th March 2012
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Does it come with a Behringer 2-DAU Quad DSP Processing card built in?
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11th May 2012
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next apparition 11.30.2012 ???!!!
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11th May 2012
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next apparition 11.30.2012 ???!!!

Is this when this will be available?
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11th May 2012
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information from musicstore.de
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23rd May 2012
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bhphoto.com is now saying ships in 7-14 days
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24th May 2012
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bhphoto.com is now saying ships in 7-14 days
It says: "Usually" ships in 7-14 days. Probably because they don't have Behringer in stock or something...
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25th May 2012
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If comming soon is on behringer.com .. stock info cant work.
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5th June 2012
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I placed an order on bhphoto.com today. We'll see what happens. My guess is it'll be a month, and then it'll show up while i'm on a 2 month trip to wyoming.
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7th June 2012
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Nope. They cancelled the order today.
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