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Prism Lyra-2 Stereo USB2 Recording Interface, 2-ch mic pre, 2 x Instrument

by Prism
£2,278.80 inc. vat
£1,899.00 ex. vat
In Stock - Available for Immediate Dispatch

Prism Lyra-2 Stereo

The Prism Lyra-2 is a Stereo USB2 Recording interface that features uncompromising pursuit of quality does mean that its products are not the cheapest, however, so it has tended to be found only in the upper echelons of recording. The Lyra range is its most affordable yet but it uses much of the technology of its bigger and more expensive siblings.

The Lyra is rugged and beautifully built. The front panel sports two instrument inputs, a metering section, an assignable level control and a headphone output with dedicated level control. On the back are input XLRs for microphones, two line input 1/4-inch TRS jacks and four 1/4-inch TRS outputs.

Prism Lyra-2 Stereo Features

  • Class compliant (UAC2) USB interface
  • ASIO and WDM drivers for Windows (32 and 64bit)
  • Native CORE AUDIO on Mac OS X
  • UAC2 operation on Linux (no control panel support)
  • Ethernet interface with low-latency AVB capability
  • Two Prism Sound premium-quality AD channels
  • Two high-end integrated microphone preamps (typ. -130dBu EIN)
  • Microphone inputs have switchable phantom power and 20dB pads
  • MS matrix on microphone inputs
  • Two high-impedance front panel instrument inputs
  • Prism Sound "Overkillers" to gracefully control transient overloads
  • Four Prism Sound premium-quality DA channels, plus independent stereo headphone DA
  • Outputs selectable between workstation bus or Lyra mixer
  • New high-drive headphone output with front-panel volume control
  • Digital I/O
  • S/PDIF on RCA/phono and TOSLINK connectors
  • S/PDIF stereo or ADAT 8 channel I/O supported on TOSLINK optical connectors
  • AES3 mode with I/O via RCA/XLR adaptor
  • Built in high-quality sample rate conversion
  • Prism Sound SNS noise shaping on digital outputs (4 curves)
  • Word-clock sync I/O
  • Low-latency "console-quality" digital mixer for foldback monitoring
  • Fader, pan, cut, solo on every mixer channel
  • Front-panel master volume control, assignable to selected channels
  • State-of-the-art clock generation with proprietary hybrid 2-stage DPLL