With ten inputs, ten outputs, eight VS PREAMPS, and superb 24-bit/192 kHz audio quality, OCTA-CAPTURE sets a new standard in portable USB 2.0 audio interfaces. Designed for high-level audio production, it combines premium components, Roland-quality engineering, and proprietary preamp and streaming technology. With its compact design and pristine audio quality, OCTA-CAPTURE is not only the perfect interface for multi-channel computer-based production, but also a great solution for expanding the I/O capability of the V-STUDIO 700 and V-STUDIO 100. Brimming with quality and performance that punches above its size and price, OCTA-CAPTURE is the next-generation audio interface.
Eight premium mic preamps built in (VS PREAMP)
AUTO-SENS function intelligently sets optimal input levels for all preamps
Extremely stable low-latency VS STREAMING driver
Four independent software-controlled Direct Mixers for creating custom monitor mixes
Supports all major DAW platforms on Mac or PC, including OSX 10.6 and Windows 7, through ASIO 2.0/WDM (Windows) and Core Audio (Mac) drivers
Rack mount ears included
Bundled with Cakewalk Production Plus Pack
Eight premium mic preamps OCTA-CAPTURE contains eight premium-grade digitally-controlled mic preamps (VS PREAMPS), built with the same high-grade components as the preamps in the V-STUDIO 700 and M-400 V-Mixer. Eight XLR inputs are provided for the preamps, plus independent phantom power, low-cut filter, phase invert, and digital compression for each channel.
Auto input level adjustment Never before has it been this fast and easy to set perfect input levels — simply activate the AUTO-SENS feature with the push of a button, play your connected instruments, and OCTA-CAPTURE automatically sets the ideal recording level for each input. It’s great for quick, fail-safe audio capture when recording either a fully mic’d drum kit or an entire band.
Extreme low-latency driver OCTA-CAPTURE offers incredible stability and industry-leading low-latency USB performance via Roland’s proprietary VS STREAMING technology. All current Mac and PC DAW platforms are supported through ASIO 2.0/WDM (Windows) and Core Audio (Mac) drivers. Thanks to VS STREAMING, you can use multiple devices (two OCTA-CAPTURE units or one OCTA-CAPTURE plus a V-STUDIO 100 or V-STUDIO 700) on the same USB bus without compromising stability, performance, or audio quality.
Four flexible monitor mixes Beyond traditional audio interfacing, OCTA-CAPTURE offers four independent Direct Mixers for creating software-controlled monitor mixes. Each mix can be routed to any of the analogue outputs and can take advantage of the internal 40-bit DSP processing — perfect for sending custom monitor mixes to headphones, speakers, or recording devices.
Input Jack 1—8 (1/4 inch TRS phone type) -46 to +4 dBu
Nominal Output Level
OUTPUT 1—8 +0 dBu (balanced)
Head Room 16 dB
Input Jack 1—6 (XLR type) 5 k ohms (balanced)
Input Jack 7—8 (XLR type) 10 k ohms (balanced)
Input Jack 1—8 (1/4 inch TRS phone type) 17 k ohms (balanced)
OUTPUT 1—8 1.8 k ohms (balanced)
PHONES 47 ohms
192.0 kHz 20 Hz to 90 kHz (+0/-8 dB) 20 Hz to 60 kHz (+0/-2 dB)
96.0 kHz 20 Hz to 40 kHz (+0/-2 dB)
48.0 kHz 20 Hz to 22 kHz (+0/-2 dB)
44.1 kHz 20 Hz to 20 kHz (+0/-2 dB)
Residual Noise Level
MAIN OUT -87 dBu typ. (GAIN:min., INPUT 1 — 2 terminated with 600 ohms , IHF-A) * Internal Direct Monitor Mixer setting Stereo Link: ON, Input channel fader: Unity
AD block INPUT 1—8: 104 dB typ. (GAIN: min.)
DA block OUTPUT 1—8: 113 dB typ.
Display 128 x 64 dots Graphic LCD (backlit LCD)
Connectors Input Jacks 1—8 (XLR type / 1/4 inch TRS phone type) XLR type (balanced / phantom power +48 V) 1/4 inch TRS phone type (balanced) Coaxial Input Connector Coaxial Output Connector Headphones Jack (Stereo 1/4 inch phone type) Output Jack 1—8 (1/4 inch TRS phone type (balanced)) MIDI Connectors (In, Out) USB Connector
Power Supply DC 9 V (AC adaptor)
Current Draw 1.45 A
Accessories Rack Mount Angle x 2 Owner's Manual Cakewalk Production Plus Pack DVD-ROM Driver CD-ROM AC Adaptor USB cable
Size and Weight
Width 284 mm 11-3/16 inches
Depth 158 mm 6-1/4 inches
Height 50 mm 2 inches
Weight 1.3 kg 2 lbs. 15 oz.
* 0 dBuï¼0.775 Vrms In the interest of product improvement, the specifications and/or appearance of this unit are subject to change without prior notice.