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Does the new Quantam work with external pre amps?

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asked Jul 14, 2017 in Computer Based Recording & Production by lennymachado (150 points)
I currently use 2 Firestudio interfaces and have noticed some slight conflicts when running my external pre amps through them. I am in the market for a new interface/ digital converter and your new Quantam series sounds right for the job but there is no mention of how or if it will work with external pres. I currently run most of my external pres through a Radial Workhorse 500 series rack and that does have the dB25 outputs but the Quantam doesn't seem to accept that. Just wondering if you have any suggestions for me.



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answered Jul 14, 2017 by DominicB (14,390 points)
selected Jul 14, 2017 by Michael Martin
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The Quantum audio interface accepts line level inputs at both -10db and +4dbu levels. The line level inputs are by TRS 1/4 inch jacks, so a DB-25 to Quarter inch snake would work.

Also, the Presonus Digimax DP88 accepts a DB-25 connector for direct input. The DP-88 can be utilized with the Quantum via ADAT lightpipe cable for additional inputs.