Metric Halo ULN2 3D Expanded
Metric Halo ULN-2 Expanded is the result of a dream to create a piece of audio gear that provides unbelievable audio quality while at the same time offering a degree of mobility and convenience that until very recently was simply not possible. The successful integration of world-class analog stages, excellent A/D/A conversion, and the amazing digital mixing, routing and FireWire connectivity that has already made the Mobile I/O line famous, places the ULN-2 in a unique position among computer audio interfaces. The ULN-2 Expanded is a portable, high–quality, modular FireWire–based multi-format audio converter, interface, and processor for professional audio applications. The ULN-2 is equipped with two balanced analog inputs on Neutrik™ combo connectors, two channels of Digital I/O (AES/EBU and S/PDIF), eight channels of ADAT optical I/O with switchable TOSLINK support, two balanced analog outputs (1/4″ TRS), two balanced monitor outputs for connecting directly to power amps and self powered monitors, as well as wordclock in/out and 2 IEEE 1394 FireWire connectors that support 400 Mbs operation.
The Best Mic Pres Available
ULN stands for Ultra Low Noise and the Mic Pres in ULN-2 live up to the name. Providing massive gain (up to 72 dB) with an EIN of -130.5 dBu, fantastic detail and an ultra-fast slew rate, the ULN Mic pres are up to the most demanding recording situations you can throw at them. And of course it has the same FireWire connectivity, amazing A/D/A converters and powerful onboard DSP as its older sibling – the Mobile I/O 2882.
Balanced Analog Sends and Returns
The ULN-2 also features balanced analog inserts for each input. This lets you use ULN-2 as a standalone analog Mic pre/direct box; use the sends as an active splitter to drive a backup recorder, or even patch in analog dynamics processing between the Mic Pre and the integrated 24bit/96kHz A/D converters.
Flexible Powering Options
The 4-pin XLR power port on the ULN-2 allows you to power the unit with a variety of readily available broadcast battery systems. The 4-pin power port is compatible with power sources having the following characteristics: 9-30V DC, Pin 4 Hot, 15 Watts.
2 Mic/Line/Instrument analog inputs on Neutrik Combo connectors
Balanced TRS analog sends and returns for analog inputs
2 analog outputs on balanced TRS connectors
24bit/96k converters on all channels
Headphone amp with front panel volume knob
Balanced stereo master control room monitor output with front panel volume control
AES-S/PDIF Digital I/O with selectable SRC
8 channels all new ADAT I/O with switchable TOSLINK support
v.5 Configurable mixer for near-zero latency mixing and routing
Metric Halo’s unique instantiable +DSP processing
4-pin XLR power port for compatibility with most location battery systems
10 front panel preset system/routing memories for stand-alone operation
Compact, light, and bus-powerable
Total recall with MIO Console
OS X drivers with multi-box support
Here are the links to the installation guides (video and PDF): 2882 3d Install: video: YouTube pdf: https://mhsecure.com/3dEarlyAccess/install_docs/2882_3d_InstallationGuide.pdf ULN-2 3d Install: video: YouTube pdf: https://mhsecure.com/3dEarlyAccess/install_docs/ULN2_3d_InstallationGuide.pdf ULN-8/LIO-8 3d Install: video: YouTube pdf: https://mhsecure.com/3dEarlyAccess/install_docs/ULN8_3d_InstallationGuide.pdf
You have best Interface at home. Why you not extend this with the new 3D upgrade and be happy for the next 10 years?
...retooling that pulled resources from the Windows project. I ended up buying an RME Digiface, as an "adapter" between my ULN-2 3d and the 8-Core Win 10 Tower I have (via Toslink/USB-2). It works ridiculously well at about 1/2 the latency I was able to operate at with my MOTU 1248, and will hold...
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