E-MU Systems announced that Mixcraft LE 4 Virtual Recording Studio software for Windows XP or Vista is now being bundled with their 0202 USB 2.0, 24-bit, stereo audio interface. Acoustica Mixcraft LE 4 is an easy-to-use software package that transforms your computer into an entire music production facility.
Mixcraft LE 4 features:
- Clear, colorful, and intelligently designed interface to streamline your work.
- Custom loop library includes hundreds of royalty-free sounds in dozens of musical styles.
- Works with Sony Acid and Apple Garage Band loops.
- Record and playback up to 8 audio and unlimited MIDI tracks simultaneously.
- Piano roll view to inspect and edit MIDI.
- Seven high quality built-in effects: Reverb, Delay, EQ, Compressor, Flanger, Chorus, and Distortion.
- Support for unlimited VSTi instruments as well as VST and DirectX effects (including plug-in delay compensation).
- Mix down to WAV and other audio file types.
- Four bundled virtual instruments:
- MinimogueVA classic analog synthesizer MiniMoog recreation.
- VB3 Organ virtual tone wheel organ with rotary speaker emulator.
- Impulse polyphonic analog synthesizer.
- Acoustica Instruments, a large collection of high quality multi-sampled instruments organized in General MIDI format.
E-MU 0202 USB 2.0 features:
- 24-bit/192kHz A/D and D/A converters (A/D: 113dB SNR, D/A: 112dB SNR) with gold-plated connectors.
- Ultra-low noise Mic/Hi-Z/Line preamplifiers enable you to plug microphones, keyboards and guitars straight into your computer with professional results (XLR, 1/4" TRS, and 1/8").
- Ultra-low latency USB 2.0 drivers offer accurate timing and playback of your recorded audio and software instruments.
- Hardware zero-latency direct monitoring (mono/stereo) allows you to record and overdub with no annoying delay.
- Plug-and-play operation with hands-on control of all major functions like direct monitoring level, headphone level, preamplifier gain and more.
- Compatibility with most popular audio/sequencer applications - ASIO2 and WDM drivers.
Estimated street price for the 0202 USB 2.0 with Mixcraft LE 4 is $99.99 / €99.99 / £99.99.