Vestax Releases VAI-80 The Tank – DJ USB Audio Interface
Vestax has released the VAI-80 Tank, a petite USB DJ audio interface capable of multi channel playback and recording. The Tank is Mac and PC compatible, and each input has GAIN & EQ (hi, low) control to enable adjustments for live recording.
If you’ve ever been to the Vestax website, you’ll know that you won’t find truly extensive information about a product. But this is what we can tell you: It features two XLR outputs, four RCA outputs, a selectable channel headphone monitor and a MIC input…and it’s expensive.
» XLR (x2) & RCA(mono x4) output
» 2 band EQ control (Hi / Low)
» LED input/output level indicator
» Selectable headphone monitor output (ch1-2 or ch3-4)
» Headphone output, MIC (Phono) input
» USB spec version 1.1 Lame!
» A/D Converter: Resolution : 16bit, Dynamic range : 103dB, Frequency response: 20~20kHz (@ fs=44.1kHz)
» D/A Converter: Resolution : 16bit, Dynamic range : 106dB, Frequency response: 20~20kHz (@ fs=44.1kHz)
Vestax’s The Tank costs a substantial $430 / €290 and is available worldwide, although you wouldn’t know that from their non-existant marketing materials. More information on the Vestax Tank.