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SKU PS-2777700503

PreSonus Quantum ES 2 2 x 2 USB-C Audio Interface with 2 MAX-HD Mic Preamps

$229.99

PreSonus Quantum ES 2 2 x 2 USB-C Audio Interface with 2 MAX-HD Mic Preamps

$229.99

Manufacturer's Description

The Culmination Of 30 Years Of Innovation

Our custom low-latency driver provides exceptionally low audio latencies when recording, and high-performance converters complete the front end to ensure that you sound your best throughout your entire signal chain.

All-New MAX-HD Mic Preamps

The Quantum ES 2 features two newly designed mic preamps with +75 dB of gain. The culmination of 30 years of innovation, MAX-HD preamps are transparent, low-noise, and digitally-controlled analog, making them ideally suited to today’s most popular microphones.

Co-Developed With Fender®

Built by the best ears in the business, guitarists and bassists will love the instrument input co-developed with Fender engineers – industry experts who designed them specifically for guitar and bass.

Professional Recording Software Included

Leap into 6 months of Studio One+ with access to Studio One Professional Edition, add-ons, and more.

Auto Gain

An Auto Gain button sets the perfect gain level for your microphones and instruments, so you get the perfect take every time.

Universal Control App

Quantum works on any mobile or desktop device, so you’re ready to record whenever inspiration strikes – whether on your phone, tablet, or in your home studio. Critical preamp functions like preamp gain, phantom power, and more can be controlled with the Quantum ES 2’s top panel, or right from Studio One and the Universal Control app, so you can dial in the perfect gain staging without looking away from your recording session.

Key Features

  • 2 x 2, 24-bit / 192 kHz USB-C Audio Interface
  • High-performance converters let you hear and capture audio with stunning clarity and fidelity.
  • Custom low-latency driver provides exceptionally low audio latencies when recording.
  • All-new, next-generation PreSonus MAX-HD preamp provides transparency and accuracy across the frequency range with +75 dB of gain to maximize the performance for a wide range of today’s most popular microphones for modern recording and broadcast.
  • Auto Gain button sets the perfect gain level for your microphones and instruments, so you get the perfect take every time.
  • Critical preamp functions like preamp gain, phantom power, and more can be controlled right from Studio One or the Universal
  • Control app, in addition to hardware, so you can dial in the perfect
    gain staging without looking away from your recording session.
  • Bright and responsive LED metering lets you keep an eye on
  • your input and output meters, perfect when recording alone.
  • 2 balanced ¼-inch TRS main outputs and high-power headphone output for flexible monitoring.
  • Loopback audio makes creating monitor and streaming mixes quick and easy.

Specifications

Analog I/O

Inputs

Microphone (CH 1 - 2)

  • Connector Type: 2x Combo-style, XLR / TRS
  • Max Input: +14 dBu (balanced, minimum gain)
  • Gain Range: 0 dB to +75 dB
  • Frequency Response: 20 Hz to 20 kHz, +/- 0.1 dB (unity gain, reference 1 kHz)
  • Dynamic Range: 113 dB (A-weighted, minimum gain)
  • THD + N: 0.001% (1 kHz, minimum gain)
  • EIN: -129 dBu (max gain, 150 Ohms,22 kHz BW, A-weighted)
  • Input Impedance: 1600 Ohms

Line In (CH 1 - 2)

  • Connector Type: 2x Combo-style, XLR / TRS
  • Max input level: +15 dBu (balanced, minimum gain)
  • Frequency Response: 20 Hz to 20 kHz, +/- 0.1 dB (unity gain, reference 1 kHz)
  • Dynamic Range: 114 dB (A-weighted, minimum gain)
  • THD + N: 0.001% (1 kHz, minimum gain)
  • Input Impedance: 10K Ohms
  • Digital Trim: -10 to +10 dB

Instrument In (Ch1)

  • Connector Type: 1 x 1/4-inch Female
  • Gain Range: -7 dB to +68 dB
  • Max input level: +15 dBu (unbalanced, minimum gain)
  • Frequency Respons: 20 Hz to 20 kHz, +/- 0.1 dB (unity gain, reference 1 kHz)
  • Dynamic Range: 111 dB (A-weighted, minimum gain)
  • THD + N: 0.002% (1 kHz, minimum gain)
  • Input Impedance: 1M Ohms

Outputs

Main Out (CH 1 - 2)

  • Connector Type: 2x 1/4-inch Female, TRS
  • Max Output Level: +15 dBu (Balanced)
  • Frequency Response: 20 Hz to 20 kHz, +/- 0.2 dB (unity gain, reference 1 kHz)
  • Dynamic Range: 117 dB (A-weighted)
  • THD + N: 0.001% (1 kHz, +4 dBu)
  • Output Impedance: 51 Ohms
  • Trim Range: -inf dB to 0 dB

Headphone Out

  • Connector Type: 1x 1/4-inch Female, TRS Stereo
  • Max Output Level: 7.5 dBu (50 Ohms)
  • Frequency Response: 20 Hz to 20 kHz, +/- 0.3 dB (unity gain, reference 1 kHz)
  • Dynamic Range: 111 dB (A-weighted)
  • THD + N: 0.002% (1 kHz)
  • Output Impedance: 22 Ohms
  • Trim Range: -inf dB to 0 dB

Electrical

  • Aux Power DC Connector: USB-C (USB-C to USB-C cable required, not included)
  • Aux Power DC Requirements: 5VDC, 1.8A

Mechanical

Product Dimensions

  • Length: 6.9’’ (175 mm)
  • Width: 6.2’’ (157 mm)
  • Height: 1.9’’ (48 mm)
  • Weight: 1.5 lb (0.68 kg)