ZOOM's UAC-8 is an 18x20 USB 3.0 audio interface with near-zero latency and resolution up to 24-bit/192 kHz. The interface's rugged chassis makes it ideal for studio and field recording of microphones and instruments, onstage playback, and audio streaming, and it can even function as a dependable MIDI interface thanks to its dedicated MIDI input and output ports.The equipment has ten balanced 1/4" outputs and eight XLR/TRS combo inputs with microphone preamps. With condenser microphones, phantom power is accessible. This audio acessory also includes ADAT, S/PDIF, and word clock as well as a full complement of digital I/O. Inputs 1 and 2 also have a Hi-Z instrument input for guitars and basses. There are dedicated volume controls on the two headphone outputs, and a free Mac application is available for tweaking mix parameters and adding effects like reverb and echo. A power supply, USB 3.0 cable, and a Steinberg Cubase LE software licencing card are included with the UAC-8.