Roland has announced the Octa-Capture, a new USB audio interface.

Roland introduces the OCTA-CAPTURE USB 2.0 Audio Interface, a 10- input/10-output device for computer-based multi-channel audio production.

OCTA-CAPTURE sets a new standard in portable USB 2.0 interfaces, combining premium components, 24-bit/192 kHz performance, and preamp and streaming technology in an affordable and compact unit.

Roland Octa-Capture

Octa-Capture features

  • Eight premium mic preamps built in (VS PREAMP).
  • AUTO-SENS function intelligently sets optimal input levels for all preamps.
  • Extremely stable low-latency VS STREAMING driver.
  • Four independent software-controlled Direct Mixers for creating custom monitor mixes.
  • Supports all major DAW platforms on Mac or PC, including OSX 10.6 and Windows 7, through ASIO 2.0/WDM (Windows) and Core Audio (Mac) drivers.
  • Rackmount ears included.
  • Bundled with Cakewalk Production Plus Pack.

The Octa-Capture is scheduled to ship in October 2010, priced at a MSRP of $699 USD.

More information: Roland / Octa-Capture