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Tascam US-144mkII Audio/MIDI Interface

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Tascam US-144mkII Audio/MIDI Interface

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The most popular TASCAM 4-channel USB audio interface has been updated with better audio specs and a fresh new look for theUS-144mkII...

US-144MKII - Bus-powered USB 2.0 audio interface

US-144MKII OVERVIEW

The most popular TASCAM 4-channel USB audio interface has been updated with better audio specs and a fresh new look for theUS-144mkII. The US-144mkII starts with two great-quality XLR microphone preamps with phantom power for condenser microphones. There's also a pair of balanced line inputs and a guitar-level in for direct recording of electric guitar or bass. A pair of S/PDIF digital inputs and outputs is also included, for a total of four inputs and outputs at up to 96kHz/24-bit audio quality. 


The US-144mkII connects to Mac or Windows computers using USB 2.0, and the unit is powered over the USB cable. Zero-latency monitoring is available for recording without the delay going to a computer and back. MIDI input and output jacks allow connection of synths and drum machines. Connect the US-144mkII to monitors through the line output or use headphones with the front-mounted stereo 1/4" jack. Separate controls for line and headphone out means you don't need to switch off monitors to work in headphones. The US-144mkII makes a perfect portable interface with metal components and solid construction built for the road. 

The US-144mkII includes a copy of Cubase LE4 from Steinberg. This full-featured recording software captures up to 48 tracks of audio with another 64 MIDI tracks. You can edit your tracks to perfection using a variety of modes and tools. Automated mixing is included to create the perfect master. Cubase LE4 supports VST effect and instrument plug-ins, which an assortment included with the application. 

For great-sounding tracks in your computer, trust TASCAM's 30 years of recording experience with the US-144mkII.

 

US-144MKII SPECIFICATIONS

Supported sampling frequency44.1/48/88.2/96kHz
Supported bit rate16/24bit
Analog audio Inputs 
MIC IN 
ConnecterXLR-3-31(1:GND, 2:HOT, 3:COLD), BALANCED
Input impedance2.2k ohms
Nominal input level
(INPUT:MAX)
-58dBu
Nominal input level
(INPUT:MIN)
-14dBu
Maximum input level
(INPUT:MIN)
+2dBu
LINE IN 
Connecter6.3mm(1/4") TRS-jack(T:HOT, R:COLD, S:GND), BALANCED
Input impedance 
MIC/LINE15k ohms
GUITAR1M ohms
Nominal input level 
MIC/LINE-40dBu to +4dBu
GUITAR-51dBV to -7dBV
Maximum input level 
MIC/LINE+20dBu
GUITAR+9dBV
Analog audio outputs 
LINE OUT 
ConnecterRCA pin-jack
Output impedance200ohms
Nominal output level-10dBV
Maximum output level+6dBV
Digital audio inputs 
COAXIAL 
ConnecterRCA pin-jack-
FormatIEC60958-3(S/P DIF)-
Digital audio inputs 
COAXIAL 
ConnecterRCA pin-jack-
FormatIEC60958-3(S/P DIF) and IEC60958-4(AES/EBU)
*Selectable in the Control Panel betwiin
-
PHONES 
Connecter6.3mm(1/4") stereo phone jack
Maximum output level18mW+18mW(32ohms loaded)
MIDI 
MIDI INDIN 5-pin
MIDI OUTDIN 5-pin
USB 
ConnecterUSB B type 4-pin
FormatUSB 2.0 HIGH SPEED/USB 1.1 FULL SPEED
PowerUSB bus powered (5V, Max 500mA)
Power consumption2.5W
Dimensions135.4(W)×47(H)×179(D)mm
Weight0.7kg
Bundle softwareCubase LE
AccessoriesCD-ROM (containing driver and manuals), USB cable, DVD-ROM (Cubase LE),
Insert sheet for Cubase LE, Warranty card, Owner's manual

 

Audio performance
Frequency response20Hz to 20kHz, +0.5/-1.0dB(44.1/48KHz, MIC IN to LINE OUT)
20Hz to 40kHz, +0.5/-1.5dB(88.2/96KHz, MIC IN to LINE OUT)
S/N ratio 
ADC to DAC98dB(When INPUT knob is set to LINE, 20kHz LPF + A-weighted)
Monitor107dB(When INPUT knob is set to LINE, 20kHz LPF + A-weighted)
THD 
ADC to DAC0.0045% or less(When INPUT knob is set to LINE, 1kHz +20dBu input, 20kHz LPF)
Monitor0.002% or less(When INPUT knob is set to LINE, 1kHz +20dBu input, 20kHz LPF)

 

Operating system requirements
Windows
OSWindows XP:32bit SP3 or more, 64bit SP2 or more
Windows Vista:32bit SP2 or more, 64bit SP2 or more
Windows 7:32bit, 64bit
Windows 8:32bit, 64bit
CPUPentium 4 1.4GHz or more, ADM Athlon 1.4GHz or more
Memory1GB or more
512MB or more for Windows XP 32bit and Windows Vista 32bit)
DriverWDM, ASIO, GSIF2
Macintosh
OSMac OS X Leopard(10.5.6), Mac OS X Snow Leopard(10.6.8), OS X Lion(V10.7), OS X Mountain Lion(V10.8)
CPUIntel Processor 1GHz or more, Power PC G4 1GHz or more
Memory512MB or mor
DriverCore Audio
VariantN/A