M Audio’s Audiophile 2496 card is the latest addition to its highly successful Delta family of soundcards. The Audiophile 2496 is an all-in-one high fidelity soundcard solution for a wide variety of applications, ranging from multitrack recording to computer-based home theatre. Analog I/O is available on RCA jacks, utilizing the same professional 24-bit 96kHz conversion as the Delta 44 and Delta 66 cards. S/PDIF I/O and MIDI I/O provide connectivity to both digital devices and the world of MIDI. The Audiophile 2496 includes a powerful digital mixer/router, and control over SCMS (Serial Copy Management System). Delta cards support all computer platforms and major software programs.
With software support, the Audiophile 2496 becomes the highest fidelity home theatre soundcard available today.
Applications Include • 24-bit 96 kHz multitrack recording • MIDI recording and playback • Digital transfers; Digital mastering • LP/cassette-to-CD transfers • Computer-based Home Theater systems • Computer-based Hi-Fi systems
Minimum System Requirements for PC • Windows 95, 98, ME, 2000 or NT4 • Pentium II 266MHz - (96kHz operation) • Pentium 200 MMX - (48kHz or less) • 128 MB of PC100 RAM - (96kHz operation) • 64 MB of SDRAM - (48kHz or less) • UDMA EIDE or SCSI HDD
Minimum System Requirements for Mac: G4, G3 or G3 accelerator System 8.5.1 or above 128 MB RAM for 96kHz operation 96 MB RAM for 48kHz operation
UPDATE: The LX6 & 2496 now have 88.2 kHz support. All PCI based products support Win 95/98/ME/2000/XP.