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Alesis iO-26

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Portable 26 Input, 24 bit/192k FireWire Audio Interface


The Next Generation, Professional Quality Computer Audio Interface

Multi-channel 24-bit, 44.1-192khz, 26x8 FireWire audio/MIDI interface with high definition mic preamps.


  • Professional interface with 8 analog and 18 digital inputs

  • Record and monitor in high definition

  • Monitor your analog and digital sources with no computer latency

  • State-of-the-art transparency and fidelity

  • Cubase LE software included for a complete recording studio


  • 8 Alesis High Definition Mic/Line Preamplifiers built in (2 switchable high impedance inputs for direct guitar and bass recording)

  • Switchable Phantom Power for each channel pair

  • Inserts on every analog channel

  • 16 channels of ADAT input (ADAT inputs 1 & 2 (44.1-48kHz) SMUX - 4 channels at 88.2 or 96kHz on ADAT input 1)

  • Stereo S/PDIF digital input

  • Stereo turntable input


  • 8 line-level outputs

  • 2 discrete stereo headphone outputs

  • Stereo S/PDIF digital output

Hardware Direct Monitoring:

  • 16 Channels of MIDI I/O

  • Bus or adapter powered

  • Cubase LE software included (Windows and Mac compatible)


  • Analog Inputs

  • Sample rates: 44.1kHz, 48kHz, 88.2kHz, 96kHz, 176.4kHz, 192kHz

  • Frequency response: +/- 0.05dB from 20Hz to 22kHz

  • Dynamic range: 112dB, A-weighted Signal-to-noise ratio: 112 dB, A-weighted, minimum gain

  • THD+N: 0.001 -0.0015% @ 1kHz/0dBFS

  • Crosstalk: -110dB @ 1 kHz

  • Preamplifier THD+N: <0.0007 at 20dB gain

  • Preamplifier slew rate: 15 volts/microsecond

  • Microphone gain range: +6.8dB to +50dB

  • Microphone impedance: 1.2kOhm

  • Line gain range: -15.4dB to 27.8dB

  • Line impedance: 16kOhm

  • Guitar gain range: +6.8dB to +50dB

  • Guitar impedance: 1 MegaOhm

  • Turntable Input (IO|26 only): Sample rates: 44.1kHz, 48kHz, 88.2kHz, 96kHz, 176.4kHz, 192kHz

  • Frequency response: +/-1dB from published RIAA curve

  • Dynamic Range: 95dB, A-weighted Signal-to-noise ratio: 95dB, A-weighted THD+N: <0.05%

  • Crosstalk: -100dB @ 1 kHz

  • Impedance: 47Kohm

  • Line-Level Outputs

  • Sample rates: 44.1kHz, 48kHz, 88.2kHz, 96kHz, 176.4kHz, 192kHz

  • Level: -10dBv/+4dBu nominal (switchable), +19dBu maximum

  • Frequency response: +/- 0.075 from 20Hz to 22kHz

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