8-channel Microphone Preamp with ADAT Lightpipe. For more than a decade, DigiMax-series preamp/converters have been relied on in countless recording studios worldwide. Based on our highly lauded XMAX Class A solid-state preamp, the DigiMax D8 has become a classic, offering eight of these prized preamps—enough to raise your entire studio rig to a higher level. And thanks to its eight-channel, 24-bit ADAT Optical output, the DigiMax D8 provides an excellent front end or expander for ADAT Optical-equipped digital-audio devices, such as our AudioBox 1818VSL, Studio 192, and Studio 192 Mobile audio/MIDI interfaces.
...on the ceiling but it's a work in progress and works pretty great so far. RME Babyface and Presonus Digimax D8 for i/o, Focal CMS50 monitors, and the most expensive mic I have is the Cascade Fathead.
I have zero experience with the Presonus Digimax D8, but it is within your price range and have got good reviews. Presonus Digimax D8 Review | Home Recording Blog PreSonus DigiMax D8] SOS Review
...me eyes peeled on the used market. ITMT…I have the Focusrite Pro 40, (2) Presonus DigiMax FS and (1) PreSonus DigiMax D8. Since the Pro 40 has a single set of ADAT I/O I can't get more than 8 additional Input and Output channels; hence my move to the Liquid 56 with the (2) DigiMax FS's. Of...