M Audio Fast Track MkII USB Audio Interface
M Audio Fast Track MkII USB Audio Interface; Powerful Music Production for Your Mac or PC!
Powerful music production, the essential tools to creating a small but powerful home studio. Just connect the M-Audio Fast Track (incidently the best-selling recording interface in its category) to your home computer with a simple plug-and-play USB connection, install the Pro Tools SE software and you're ready to create. Probably the simplest way to record guitar, vocals and more, just plug your instrument or mic into the Fast Track and you’re ready to roll, Fast Track even offers phantom power so you can use professional-quality studio condenser microphones!
The Fast Track is compatible with popular music recording softwares from GarageBand to Pro Tools M-Powered 8 and is bundled with the easy-to-use Pro Tools SE recording and effects software so you can start making music immediately!
M Audio Fast Track MkII Features
- 2-input, 2-output audio interface
- Compatible with several popular recording and music creation software
- 24-bit/48kHz professional sound quality
- Plug-and-play USB connection (USB 2.0 compatible)
- XLR microphone input with gain control and 48V phantom power
- 1/4 inch instrument input with gain control
- 1/4 inch stereo headphone output
- RCA stereo speaker outputs
- Output level knob to adjust headphones and speaker output volume
- Direct monitoring button
- Powered by USB (no power adapter required)
- Includes easy-to-use Pro Tools SE software
- Comprehensive loop library for quick construction of song ideas
Fast Track delivers all the studio-quality features and tools you need to make professional-sounding recordings right out of the box. With clean preamps and 24-bit/48kHz sound quality, you can be sure your instruments and vocals are captured with better-than-CD quality sound. High-gain speaker and headphone outputs further ensure you’ll hear your recordings with the utmost fidelity.
One for All Compatibility
In addition to being compatible with GarageBand, Cubase, Live, Logic, SONAR, Reason and other music production software, Fast Track also works with Pro Tools M-Powered 8 the same recording platform used in countless professional studios around the world to make award-winning albums and film sound.
Record Your Guitar
Want to record guitar with your computer? How about recording bass or keyboards? Fast Track is the answer. Simply connect it via USB to your PC or Mac, plug your instrument into the convenient 1/4 inch input and you’re good to go. You can also use the included Pro Tools SE recording software and effects to layer tracks with your instruments and create professional-sounding mixes.
Record Vocals and Acoustic Instruments
Just about every recording interface has a mic input that accepts dynamic (unpowered) microphones, the kind most bands use on stage. Fast Track is one of the few in its price range that also features switchable +48V phantom power, allowing you to connect a studio-grade condenser (powered) microphone like the M-Audio Nova for pro-quality recordings. The Fast Track interface’s 2-input, 2-output design even lets you record a vocal mic and another instrument simultaneously so you can capture song ideas or collaborate with other musicians.
Bundled Pro Tools SE Software
Pro Tools SE music recording and creation software delivers many of the same powerful features that studio professionals use to create Grammy award-winning albums, Emmy award-winning television shows, and Academy Award-winning films. This easy-to-use software lets you create pro-sounding music with up to 24 audio and virtual instrument tracks. It also includes over 100 virtual instruments to build out your mixes, plus EQ, reverb, and other effects to make your music sound professionally produced.