The TASCAM UX-16x08 captures 16 mic and line inputs to your computer with clear sound quality and advanced features to manage big sessions. Eight Ultra-HDDA microphone preamps deliver the cleanest and quietest operation in their class while delivering up to 57dB of gain. An additional eight line inputs are provided, two of them switchable to instrument level for direct guitar or bass recording. Built into the US-16x08 is a DSP mixer for low-latency digital mixing. The US-16x08 can also be used as a standalone mic preamp. Whether using the ergonomically-designed angled desktop stand or mounting withe the included rack ears, the US-16x08 includes enough I/O for almost any music recording application.