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Steinberg CI1 USB Audio Interface

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Product Description

The CI1 USB-powered studio is a straight-forward audio interface without frills and fuss. Housing two microphone inputs with balanced XLR/TRS combo connectors, high-quality microphone preamps and onboard phantom power, CI1 allows you to use just about any microphone. And with the dedicated high-impedance switch on the first input channel you can jack your electric guitar or bass directly into the CI1. But it’s not all hardware, CI1 comes with a great software bundle. Sequel LE is designed for first-time computer music aficionados looking to record their music with ease while WaveLab LE 7 boasts audio editing, mastering and full internet audio publishing features. All this makes CI1 your very own mobile recording studio!

Steinberg CI1 USB Audio Interface Features 

  • A no-worry, full system solution to record your music 
  • Two mic preamps with 48 V phantom power 
  • Powered via USB connection 
  • High impedance switch on the first channel for direct recording with a guitar 
  • Outstanding quality and precision components, manufactured by Yamaha to exacting standards 
  • Cross-platform support on Mac OS X, Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7
Steinberg CI Series Comparison Chart

CI2 Plus (+)
CI2
CI1
Analog line inputs
2
2
2
Microphone inputs
2 Combo
2 Combo
2 Combo
Inputs with HI-Z
1
1
1
Analog outputs (bal)
2
2
2
AD/DA
24-bit
24-bit
24-bit
Max sample rate
48 kHz
48 kHz
48 kHz
Frequency range
20 Hz to 20 kHz
20 Hz to 20 kHz
20 Hz to 20 kHz
Dynamic range
96 dB (A-weighted)
96 dB (A-weighted)
96 dB (A-weighted)
Interface type
USB 1.1
USB 1.1
USB 1.1
Buttons for Previous/Next marker
Yes
   
Buttons for Play/Stop/Rec
Yes
   
Footswitch connector
Yes
Yes
 
AI Knob
Yes
Yes
 
AI Knob Lock
Yes
Yes
 
Action Pad
Yes
Yes
 
Phantom power
Yes
Yes
Yes
Mono input switch
Yes
Yes
Yes
USB-powered
Yes
Yes
Yes
Phones output
Yes
Yes
Yes
Color
Black/Gray
Light Green/Gray
Ice Blue
Weight
1.6 lbs
1.6 lbs
1.6 lbs
Dimensions (Inches)
1.79 x 7.48 x 5.3
1.79 x 7.48 x 5.3
1.79 x 7.48 x 5.3
Bundled software
Cubase AI 6, WaveLab LE 7
Cubase AI 6
Sequel LE, WaveLab LE 7

Right here from the start!
The CI1 USB audio interface is for hobby musicians, guitarists, singers or electronic music producers.. The CI1 USB studio, together with Sequel LE and WaveLab LE, offers the ultimate entry-level recording, editing and producing system solution. CI1, Sequel LE and WaveLab LE provide a host of tools to meet the individual demand of each and every user with outstanding audio quality and massive features, all at a mind-blowing price!

Studio quality standard
With 24-bit resolution and a sampling rate of 48 kHz, the CI1 offers a professional digital audio recording standard that lets the user record the music in studio quality. The CI1 is a high-quality audio hardware built by and designed together with Yamaha to provide a build quality that can only be described as truly professional.

Hardware latency-free monitoring
The Mono button on the CI1 allows analog inputs 1 and 2 to be used either as separate mono channels or as a stereo pair feeding just one side L/R of the monitor outs. With the Mix level control, the user can adjust the balance between the input signal and the playback signal from the software application, so that the input signal can be monitored without any latency.

Individual master level and phones level
The Line outputs of the CI1 are equipped with balanced TRS connectors, providing professional output studio connectivity. The Phones output is also equipped with a professional 1/4 inch TRS connector. The signal levels of the Master outputs and the Phones output can be adjusted independently. The headphones signal is not affected by the Master volume control.

Product Specifications
Steinberg CI1 USB Audio Interface Specifications
  • Included Accessories:
    • CI1 hardware unit
    • Tools for CI1 CD-ROM (Mac/PC hybrid)
    • Steinberg Software package for CI1 DVD-ROM (Mac/PC hybrid) containing Sequel, WaveLab LE 7
    • Getting Started manual (in EN/DE/FR/JA)
    • USB cable
  • Dimensions (HxWxD): 1.79 x 7.48 x 5.3 inches
  • Weight: 1.6 lbs
Minimum System Requirements

Mac
  • Supported operating systems: Mac OS X 10.5.5 and 10.6
  • Mac computer with an Intel processor recommended
  • 1024 MB RAM
  • Display resolution of 1280 x 800 recommended
  • DVD-ROM drive
  • 1 GB of free HD space
  • USB component port for CI2 connection
  • Internet access required for license activation
Windows
  • Supported operating system:
    • Windows XP SP3 (32-bit)
    • Windows Vista (32-bit/64-bit)
    • Windows 7 (32-bit/64-bit)
  • 2 GHz CPU (dual core CPU recommended)
  • 1024 MB RAM
  • 1 GB of free HDD space
  • Display resolution 1280 x 800 pixels
  • DVD-ROM drive
  • USB component port for CI1 connection
  • Internet connection for license activation


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