PreSonus Audio have announced that the V-FIRE
is now shipping.
The V-FIRE allows the user to convert Rolandâ€™s R-BUS digital audio format to FireWire (IEEE 1394), thus providing a multi-channel computer interface for Roland products equipped with R-BUS output.
The V-FIRE features two R-BUS ports and two FireWire ports allowing sixteen channels of digital audio to stream at up to 24-bit 96K sample rate. The V-FIRE is also equipped with R-BUS 1, R-BUS 2 and master sync LED indicators.
The Windows XP and Macintosh compatible V-FIRE will also ship with a software control panel enabling the user to select the sample rate (44.1K, 48K, 88.2K, and 96K), latency, buffer size and clock source.
Roland Recording Product Manager Michael
Barrett had this to say, "This is a very exciting advancement that will be appreciated by Roland
customers worldwide. It adds tremendous value to our R-BUS devices and we're thrilled
PreSonus is now offering this dynamic product."
Jim Odom, President of PreSonus told us, â€œWe are very pleased to offer the V-FIRE to Rolandâ€™s loyal customer base. The V-FIRE is an amazing solution for file transfer and sharing between R-BUS devices and computer-based recording systems giving the customer further flexibility and power for music creation.â€�
Pricing and Availability:
$299 USD MSRP