Introduction to Orpheus

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Orpheus is a FireWire multi-channel audio interface for Windows PC and Mac. As well as eight analogue line inputs and outputs, Orpheus provides four high-quality microphone preamplifiers, two high-impedance instrument inputs, a MIDI interface as well as  a host of advanced synchronization and monitoring facilities.


In short, Orpheus is intended to provide 'studio in a box' functionality for the digital audio workstation (DAW) user.  That's not so unusual - there are many other interfaces on the market which provide similar functionality.  However, Orpheus is unique among them in providing Prism Sound's unique pedigree of conversion, analogue, clocking and signal processing to the DAW user for the first time in an integrated package, with the plug-and-play convenience of an ordinary sound card.


For a more detailed summary of the features and capabilities of Orpheus, continue to the Features section.


For directions for getting started quickly, see the Quick start guides.


For detailed hardware and software installation procedures, see the Installation procedures.


For full details of the hardware controls and connections, as well as a block diagram, look at the Hardware section.


To learn about the control software, see the Orpheus Control Panel section.