• ESI ESI-U86XT U86 XT USB 2.0 Hi-Speed Audio Interf
  • ESI ESI-U86XT U86 XT USB 2.0 Hi-Speed Audio Interf
  • ESI ESI-U86XT U86 XT USB 2.0 Hi-Speed Audio Interf
ESI ESI-U86XT U86 XT USB 2.0 Hi-Speed Audio Interf

Product Information

U86 XT is a versatile USB 2.0 Hi-Speed audio interface for Mac and PC, bringing USB audio technology to a new level by providing better performance for better results. This interfaces provides a total of 8 input channels and 6 output channels that are all available for simultaneous usage. The 24-bit / 96kHz solution not only provides balanced 1/4" TRS line connectors, it also includes 2 integrated microphone preamps with XLR inputs on the front of the unit with switchable +48V phantom power, 2 Hi-Z instrument inputs for electric guitars as well as coaxial digital S/PDIF input and outputs. There is also an integrated professional headphone amplifier with output on the front, next to an integrated monitoring mixer. External keyboards, synthesizers and sound modules can be connected via the MIDI inputs and outputs on the backside of the unit. U86 XT provides fast high performance low latency drivers based on our EWDM and DirectWIRE technology with support for the latest WDM, ASIO 2.0 and CoreAudio technology for both Mac and PC, making it possible to use the interface with all current standard audio applications available for professional usage. All this makes the stylish and flexible U86 XT an audio interface, bringing USB audio for professional applications to a new level. With the bundled software you can start using it right away and simply start working out of the box!

Product Features

  • 16 channel MIDI I/O with one MIDI input and one MIDI output
  • 2 Hi-Z high performance instrument inputs with 1/4-inch connector
  • 2 professional microphone preamps with +48V phantom power support
  • 6 line outputs with balanced 1/4-inch TRS connectors
  • 8 input / 6 output 24-bit / 96kHz USB 2.0 Hi-Speed 24-bit Audio Interface
  • 8 line inputs with balanced 1/4-inch TRS connectors
  • ADC with 107dB(a) dynamic range
  • DAC with 112dB(a) dynamic range
  • digital S/PDIF input with RCA connector
  • digital S/PDIF output with RCA connector
  • includes Bitwig Studio 8-Track digital audio workstation software
  • includes license of Deckadance LE from Stanton
  • includes license of inTone 2 ESI Edition from Audified
  • powered by included DC power supply
  • professional headphone output with 1/4-inch stereo phone connector
  • separate stereo mix output with integrated monitoring mixer controlled on front panel
  • supports Mac OS X (10.7 and above) via CoreAudio USB audio driver
  • supports up to 24-bit / 96kHz
  • supports Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 with ASIO 2.0, MME, WDM and DirectSound incl. DirectWIRE support

Product Specifications

All Ages
Number of Inputs
Form Factor
Number of Preamps
Ship Dimension
4 x 2 x 8 inches
Ship Weight