Presonus Quantum

Thunderbolt 2 Audio Interface

  • 26 Inputs
  • 32 Outputs
  • Very low latency <1 ms
  • Audiophile 24 bit digital converter with 120 dB dynamic response
  • Up to 192 kHz sampling rate
  • Inputs: 2x XLR Combo (Mic / Line / Instr.), 6x XLR Combo (Mic / Line)
  • 8 XMAX Class A microphone preamplifier (ON <-131 dB, THD + N <0.005%)
  • Perfect integration in DAW "Studio One 3" (including gain control)
  • DC-coupled line outputs allow driving (CV / gate) of analog components (synths, filters, etc.) out of DAW
  • Remote control and programmable via Mac, PC, iPad and Tablet (via "UC Surface")
  • Included control software / app "UC-Surface": Setting and storing pre-gain (gain)
  • 48 V Phantom Power on / off
  • Realtime Analyser
  • Front-panel talkback microphone with push-button
  • Next / Prev button plus gain control
  • 48 V button (phantom power) with status light
  • Dim / Mute and Mono buttons with status light
  • 8 LED chains (8-segment plus 48 V-LED) for the analog inputs
  • 2 LED chains (8-segment) for the main output (L / R)
  • 8 Balanced DA outputs (each TRS jack 6.3 mm)
  • Separate balanced main output (L / R 2 TRS jack 6.3 mm) with large front-side volume control
  • 2 Headphone output (stereo headphone 6.3 mm) with 2 separate volume control knobs
  • 16x16 ADAT I / O (48 kHz) or 8x8 Dual SMUX I / O (96 kHz)
  • S / PDIF I / O (coaxial)
  • Word Clock I / O (BNC)
  • MIDI I / O (5-pin DIN)
  • Up to 4 Quantum can be cascaded via Thunderbolt
  • Power supply: external power supply (12 VDC)
  • Dimensions (W x D x H): 483 x 140 x 45 mm
  • Weight: 2.3 kg
  • Incl. Control software / app "UC-Surface" (to download) and DAW-software "Studio One 3 Artist" (download)

System requirements:

  • Thunderbolt 1 or 2 port (motherboard of the computer must support Thunderbolt)
  • Internet connection (to register and download software)
  • Monitor resolution: 1366 x 768
  • 30 GB free disk space
  • Hard disk with 7200 RPM or faster (strongly recommended)
  • OS X 10.11.6 or later
  • Windows 10 64 bit
  • Intel Core i5 or faster, 4 GB of RAM (8 GB or more recommended)
  • Mobile (UC Surface): iOS 9.3 or later
  • Android 5.0 (Lollipop) or later

Further information

Recording / Playback Channels 26x32
Number of Mic Inputs 8
Number of Line Inputs 8
Number of Instrument Inputs 0
Number of Line Outputs 10
Headphone Outs 2
Phantom Power Yes
Number of S/PDIF Connectors 0
Number of ADAT Connectors 2
AES/EBU Connectors 0
Number of MADI Connectors 0
Ethernet 0
Other Connectors No
MIDI Connectors Yes
Word Clock 1xIn, 1xOut
Max. Samplerate 192 kHz
Max. Resolution in Bit 24 bit
Bus-Powered No
Incl. Power Supply Yes
Windows Driver Yes
Thunderbolt Version 2
Width in mm 482,6 mm
Depth in mm 177,8 mm
Height in mm 44,45 mm

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Thunderbolt 2 Audio Interface 26 Inputs, 32 Outputs, Very low latency <1 ms, Audiophile 24 bit digital converter with 120 dB dynamic response, Up to 192 kHz sampling rate, Inputs: 2x XLR Combo (Mic...

  • Recording / Playback Channels: 26x32
  • Number of Mic Inputs: 8
  • Number of Line Inputs: 8
  • Number of Instrument Inputs: 0
  • Number of Line Outputs: 10
  • Headphone Outs: 2
  • Phantom Power: Yes
  • Number of S/PDIF Connectors: 0
  • Number of ADAT Connectors: 2
  • AES/EBU Connectors: 0
  • Number of MADI Connectors: 0
  • Ethernet: 0
  • Other Connectors: No
  • MIDI Connectors: Yes
  • Word Clock: 1xIn, 1xOut
  • Max. Samplerate: 192 kHz
  • Max. Resolution in Bit: 24 bit
  • Bus-Powered: No
  • Incl. Power Supply: Yes
  • Windows Driver: Yes
  • Thunderbolt Version: 2
  • Width in mm: 482,6 mm
  • Depth in mm: 177,8 mm
  • Height in mm: 44,45 mm
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Thunderbolt 2 Audio Interface Ultra-low latency (<1 ms), Audiophile 24-bit digital converters with 120 dB dynamics, Up to 192 kHz sampling rate, Front Inputs: 2x XLR Combo (Mic / Line / Instr.), 2x...

  • Recording / Playback Channels: 22x24
  • Number of Mic Inputs: 4
  • Number of Line Inputs: 2
  • Number of Instrument Inputs: 2
  • Number of Line Outputs: 4
  • Headphone Outs: 1
  • Phantom Power: Yes
  • Number of S/PDIF Connectors: 1
  • Number of ADAT Connectors: 2
  • AES/EBU Connectors: 0
  • Number of MADI Connectors: 0
  • Ethernet: 0
  • Other Connectors: No
  • MIDI Connectors: Yes
  • Word Clock: 1xIn, 1xOut
  • Max. Samplerate: 192 kHz
  • Max. Resolution in Bit: 24 bit
  • Bus-Powered: No
  • Incl. Power Supply: Yes
  • Windows Driver: Yes
  • Thunderbolt Version: 2
  • Width in mm: 317 mm
  • Depth in mm: 178 mm
  • Height in mm: 44 mm
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