Presonus

Presonus QUANTUM

Quantum 26x32 Thunderbolt 2, 192kHz Audio Interface

Order Code: QUANTUM
Enquire
Our Price: $1,499.00

A new flagship interface by PreSonus, Quantum is a beast.

Already stacked...and expandable:
Quantum offers two combo mic/line/instrument inputs and six combo mic/line inputs, each with a digitally-controlled XMAX preamp and individual +48V phantom power. You also get two ¼-inch TRS main outputs, eight ¼-inch TRS aux outputs, and two independent headphone outs with dedicated volume controls. With ADAT Optical I/O and S/PDIF stereo digital I/O, you can have up to 18 digital inputs and outputs.

You can stack up to four Quantum interfaces via Thunderbolt to create a monster system with up to 96 in and out. BNC word clock I/O ensures your Quantum and other digital audio devices operate in tight sync.

Fast, ultra-high definition recording:
Taking full advantage of the high-speed Thunderbolt™ 2 bus and ADAT Optical I/O, PreSonus® Quantum audio / MIDI interface delivers up to 26 inputs and 32 outputs, with extremely low latency. Superb audio quality; 24-bit, 192 kHz recording and playback; recallable XMAX microphone preamps; and the ability to expand your system as your needs grow.

Every design decision during Quantum’s engineering was made with one goal in mind: speed. Quantum sports high-speed Thunderbolt 2 connectivity and a no-frills, direct-to-DAW architecture, with no DSP. The result is PreSonus' leanest, fastest, lowest-latency interface to date.

Photo of Presonus QUANTUM available from Factory Sound
  • Quantum
  • Quantum-angle
  • Quantum-frontpanel
  • Quantum-connections

Quantum features:

General Features

  • 26x32 Thunderbolt 2 ultra-low-latency audio interface
  • PreSonus' fastest interface; record direct to DAW (no DSP)
  • Stack up to four Quantum interfaces via Thunderbolt for a monster system
  • Talkback switch and internal Talkback microphone
  • Mute/Dim and Mono switches
  • Assignable output level control
  • 10x 8-segment LED meters (8 input, 2 output)

Integrated Software

  • Tight integration with included Studio One® Artist DAW software (Mac/Windows) for multitrack music production and studio command features
  • Wireless control over preamp levels from free UC Surface touch-control software (Mac®/Windows®/iPad®) and from free Studio One Remote for iPad
  • Compatible with most recording software for Mac and Windows

Flexible Connectivity

  • Simultaneous I/O up to 26 inputs / 32 outputs (at 44.1 or 48 kHz)
  • 2 front-panel combo microphone/instrument/line inputs
  • 6 rear-panel combo microphone/line-level inputs
  • 8 XMAX remote-controllable, Class A mic preamps with individually switched 48V phantom power
  • 2 balanced ¼” TRS line-level main outputs
  • 8 balanced ¼” TRS line-level outputs
  • Line outputs are DC coupled for sending control voltages for analog gear
  • ADAT Optical/Dual SMUX inputs/outputs: 16x16 channels at 44.1 or 48 kHz; 8x8 channels at 88.2 or 96 kHz
  • Stereo S/PDIF coaxial input and output
  • 2 high-volume headphone outputs with dedicated volume controls

Digitalia

  • Thunderbolt 2 high-speed bus
  • 24-bit resolution and up to 192 kHz sampling rate
  • Top-quality 120 dB A/D/A converters
  • BNC word clock input and output with low-jitter clocking
  • MIDI I/O on 5-pin DIN connectors

Physical

  • Road-rugged construction with all-metal chassis and metal knobs
  • 1U rack-mountable
  • 12 VDC external power supply (included)