With a wealth of features - including dbx high-voltage, ultra low noise mic pre's, Pantheon II reverbs, and a powerful software mixing board with dbx dynamics and hardware monitor reverb - the Lexicon® I-O|FW810S is more than just an 8-in, 10-out FireWire™ audio interface. It's a pro recording studio contained in a single rack unit. Brilliantly designed, the FW810S is also compatible with any DAW, including Pro Tools 9.
The high-voltage, ultra low noise dbx mic pre's on every channel provide optimal timbre and tonality on every track. And the newly updated Pantheon II plug-in provides smooth, lush Lexicon reverbs for creating ideal sonic spaces.
With built-in dbx Type IV™ conversion, your digital recordings will preserve their dynamic range even when levels get too high. They'll acquire that forgiving, oversaturated quality once only found on big analog recorders. Type IV conversion actually gives you more headroom, capturing subtle details in higher level signals instead of hard clipping them.
Plus, the Lexicon I-O|FW810S adds a powerful software Mixer with integrated dbx dynamics (compresser, gate, limiter, EQ) to your digital audio workstation. The Mixer's true-to-life interface design feels familiar from the second you start it, making it easy to adjust levels, route signals through 8 inputs and 10 outputs, and apply and preview reverbs and dynamics. And the I-O|FW810S does the processing, so you can mix and fine tune your recordings in real time with zero latency. You can even save and load snapshots of mixer settings. Save and load up to five monitor mixes - one for the main control mix, and up to four for individual band members. Or assign the I-O|FW810S to start up with a snapshot.
With so many powerful and useful recording studio tools, it's more than just a FireWire interface. It's the Lexicon I-O|FW810S.
Zero latency Lexicon monitor reverb
dbx® high-voltage, ultra low noise mic pre's on all 8 channels
dbx dynamics (compressor, limiter, gate, EQ) on all 8 channels
6 analog combi-jack inputs on the rear panel for mic/line inputs
2 front panel combi-jacks accept mic, line, or instrument signals
Type IV conversion feature emulates tape saturation at high levels
Zero latency mixer hardware UI with dbx dynamics and a hardware monitor reverb
44.1 to 96KHz sample rates, 24 bit processing
8 analog TRS outputs (7.1 surround capable) and stereo main (control room) outs
Stereo S/PDIF digital I/O
MIDI In and Out
FireWire 400 connection to DAW
Software suite includes Steinberg's Cubase LE 4, Toontrack EZ Drummer lite, and Lexicon Pantheon II Reverb Plug-in
Low Latency drivers include Windows WDM with ASIO support along with and Macintosh CoreAudio with ASIO support
Microphone Inputs: Female XLR Pin 2 Hot
Input Impedance: 3kΩ balanced
Phantom Power: +48 Volts
Maximum gain: +55 dB
E.I.N. (at max gain):
-127 dB @ 55 dB gain typical (150W source)
-130 dB @ 55 dB gain typical A-weighted (150W source)