The Zoom TAC-8 Thunderbolt Audio interface is a super fast and professional 18×20 interface designed to give you the very best sound and versatility possible. The Thunderbolt connection allows for virtually no latency at all allowing you to record, mix, and monitor all in real-time. Built with a rugged, lightweight and 19-inch rack mountable chassis makes it perfect for both studio and on the road applications, with easily accessible controls for input, monitor, and headphone controls. A must have for any serious producer or musician wanting a great sound.
With 8 analogue inputs, 10 digital inputs, and the ability to record and play back 8 channels simultaneously, the TAC-8 allows you to record what you want, when you want. Lay down full backing tracks—drums, bass, guitar, keyboards, even vocals—at the same time, or go big with an 8-mic drum setup, or anything in-between. Thunderbolt’s speed ensures you won’t have to deal with latency issues, and the TAC-8’s built-in software mixer and flexible output options let you customise each session to your needs.
The TAC-8 provides a wide variety of both analogue and digital connectors. Eight front panel combo XLR/TRS inputs accept mic- and line-level signals. Inputs 1 and 2 can also accept instrument-level signal from electric guitars and basses. Dedicated input gain controls and Clip LEDs make it easy to set optimum input levels, and a Phantom Power switch enables the use of condenser microphones.
Dual balanced analogue ¼” TRS output jacks allow you to connect the TAC-8 to amplifiers or self-powered speakers, and there are also 8 discrete balanced TRS analogue line outputs for multi-channel monitoring or connection to external effects devices. A large front-panel Output knob offers fast control over output level, and there are two independent ¼” stereo headphone jacks, each with its own dedicated volume control, for private monitoring.