Front USB socket for easy capture to USB storage devices
Hybrid FireWire (IEE1394) / USB 2.0 16x16 audio interface
Industry standard wav file format
to 6 hours of 16 channel audio on a 32GB USB stick
Signal Present and Peak LED metering on each channel
Mono headphone bus for Input or Output monitoring
Daisy chain multiple units over FireWire
Familiar transport buttons and intuitive controls
kind of audio mixer can I use?
audio mixer equipped with 16 direct outputs will work fine with the
ICE-16 but if you do not already have one, the ideal choice would be
Allen & Heath's superb MixWizard WZ4 16:2...
The MixWizard WZ4 16:2 is available
bundled with the ICE-16 below or
on its own
from our Desktop Audio Mixers page
A 16-Track Multitrack Recorder & USB/Firewire Interface
ICE-16 records 16 tracks of audio directly to
a USB key or hard drive. Just connect the 16 analogue inputs to any line
level source (your mixer’s direct outs are ideal), plug in your memory
and press record to capture live shows, band rehearsals, conferences or
services for mixing or playback afterwards.
ICE-16 also functions as a 16 x 16 channel interface to your computer in
the studio, streaming high quality digital audio at 24bit, up to 96kHz
sample rate over FireWire or high speed USB 2.0. Units can be linked
when streaming over FireWire to expand the channel count even further.
Live or in the studio, ICE-16 makes multitrack recording as easy as
Multiple units can be daisy-chained over the FireWire bus, or kept in
sync using the DIN connectors when recording on multiple USB devices,
making iCE-16 the perfect companion for both small and large analogue
consoles such as our acclaimed ZED, MixWizard and GL mixers. Plug into
your desk Direct Outs or use a mix of Groups and Aux sends to save on
The USB DRIVE is automatically detected and checked by the system.
Starting the recording is as simple as pushing a button. Remove and plug
the key into a computer to access or transfer the WAV files to any DAW.
Removing the USB stick or powering up the unit without one enables the
USB / FireWire interface. Signals present at the inputs will be sent to
the Mac or PC on channels 1-16. WDM/ASIO drivers and USB2.0 class
compliance ensure full compatibility with most DAWs, including Logic,
Sonar, Cubase and Pro Tools.
Fancy a ‘virtual soundcheck’ or just need to play cues during a live
gig? Tracks can be played back directly from the USB drive and full
multichannel audio can be sent from the computer to the ICE-16 analogue