Avid Fast Track Solo with Pro Tools Express (EDU Version)

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Compact 2-channel interface, priced for students and teachers.

This version is offered at a discount price for students and faculty members. If you’re a student, teacher, or faculty member at a qualified academic institution, you can purchase Avid Academic products at a substantial discount so long as you meet eligibility requirements and can provide proof of eligibility:

University/college students — Students enrolled at a higher education institution defined as an accredited, government-recognized public or private university or college (including community, junior, or vocational college) that grants degrees and/or certificates

Faculty and staff — Teachers and staff employed by an accredited public or private primary or secondary school, local education authority, or public, or private university or college, or schools for instrumental instruction/tuition.

Designed for singer/songwriters, Fast Track Solo comes with everything you need to turn your Mac, PC, or iPad into a portable, easy-to-use songwriting and audio recording system. Featuring a high-quality mic preamp, instrument input, and Pro Tools Express software, the studio-grade Solo enables you to sound your best, providing an easy entry into Pro Tools, the music industry standard.

Sound your best
With Fast Track Solo, you have everything you need to showcase your talent in the highest quality. Capture great-sounding performances through studio-grade electronics and inputs using Pro Tools Express. Compose tracks with hundreds of amazing virtual instrument sounds. And polish and perfect your mixes with professional effects.


Get everything you need to start making music
Whether you want to capture ideas quickly, create professional-sounding recordings, or compose music electronically, Fast Track Solo offers an easy and affordable way to make music. Record and compose with Pro Tools Express using many of the same industry-leading recording, MIDI, and notation tools used to create your favorite albums and soundtracks. Or connect Solo to your iPad and use your favorite iOS audio apps to capture your creativity.


Connect and control your gear
Fast Track Solo comes equipped with the essential inputs and outputs you need to plug in your gear and capture performances.

2x2 channels of I/O—record a vocal and guitar simultaneously (at 24-bit/48 kHz resolution)
One XLR mic input/preamp with 48V phantom power—capture great-sounding vocals
One 1/4-inch instrument input—record your guitar or bass directly


Create wherever and however you want
With Fast Track Solo, you gain unprecedented versatility to capture your creativity whenever and wherever it happens. Create with Pro Tools Express or another favorite DAW. Work on a Mac or PC. Record to your iPad with any iOS audio app for iPad. And with its compact size, Solo is an easy fit at home, in the studio, or on the go.


Get reliability—and peace of mind
Like all Avid products, Fast Track Solo goes through rigorous hardware and software testing to provide the performance and reliability you need to keep your creativity flowing. Plus, with its ultra-rugged, full metal chassis and reinforced jacks and controls, you gain extra protection against daily abuse and the unpredictable—no need to worry about damaging the interface when travelling.


Pro Tools Express
Compose, record, edit, and mix at the speed of your creativity—and get the professional tools you need to sound your best. Pro Tools Express offers many of the same industry-standard tools of its big brother, Pro Tools software, to help you turn the song in your head into reality, with professional results.

Features Fast Track Solo
  • 2x2 channels of I/O—record a vocal and guitar simultaneously
  • One XLR mic input/preamp with 48V phantom power—capture great-sounding vocals
  • One 1/4-inch instrument input—record your guitar or bass directly
  • Capture great-sounding performances through studio-grade electronics and inputs
  • Record and compose with included Pro Tools Express
Pro Tools Express
  • Create with many of the same industry-standard tools used in top studios
  • Record up to 16 stereo audio tracks at 24-bit/48 kHz resolution
  • Compose with the included virtual instruments, plus MIDI and notation tools
  • Create pro-quality mixes with a collection of professional plug-ins
  • Fix timing and pitch issues easily with Elastic Time and Elastic Pitch
  • Score music and create audio for movies with video track support
  • Share sessions with Pro Tools studios and users around the world

Track sources like a pro with the Fast Track Solo and Pro Tools Express. Order today!

 

Fast Track Solo with Pro Tools Express (EDU Version) Specifications:

  • System Requirements
  • Mac
  • Computer: Avid-qualified computer
  • OS: Mac OS X 10.6.8 or higher software
  • RAM: 2 GB of RAM (4 GB recommended)
  • Hard disk space: 5 GB free hard disk space (for Pro Tools Express installation)
  • 2 USB ports: For Fast Track Solo and iLok
  • Windows
  • Computer: Avid-qualified computer
  • OS: Windows 7 (with Service Pack 1)
  • RAM: 2 GB of RAM (4 GB recommended)
  • Hard disk space: 5 GB free hard disk space (for Pro Tools Express installation)
  • 2 USB ports: For Fast Track Solo and iLok
  • iPad
  • iPad 2 or later or iPad mini*
  • Any iPad-compatible iOS audio recording app
  • * iPad (4th generation) and iPad mini require a Lightning to 30-pin Adapter (sold separately).
  • COMPATIBILITY
  • Interface: Works with Pro Tools Express (included) or any ASIO- or Core Audio-compatible software on Mac/Windows; works with iOS-compatible audio recording apps on iPad
  • Plug-ins: Supports AAX Native, RTAS, and AudioSuite plug-ins in Pro Tools Express (and others when used with third-party software)
  • GENERAL
  • Dimensions (W x D x H) 7.1 x 5.5 x 2 inches (18 x 14 x 5 cm)
  • Weight 1.3 lbs (0.6 kg)
  • Front panel features and controls
  • Input Gain knob with indicator 2
  • Main Output knob with indicator 1
  • Headphone knob None (shared with Main)
  • Microphone input 1 XLR
  • Direct Monitor button 1
  • Instrument input 1 1/4-inch TS
  • Input LEDs Signal present (green) and clip (red) for each input
  • Front/Rear button None
  • Phantom power (48V) indicator 1
  • Power indicator 1
  • Headphone output 1 1/4-inch TRS
  • Rear panel features and controls
  • Line input None
  • Line output 2 RCA
  • USB Type-B 1
  • Device Link 1
  • Phantom power (48V) switch 1
  • Kensington lock 1
  • AUDIO
  • Mic input
  • Signal to Noise / Dynamic Range 102 dB, minimum gain, A-weighted
  • THD -92 dB @ -1dB, minimum gain
  • Frequency Response 20 Hz–20 kHz, +/-0.2 dB
  • Level -2.0 dBu, minimum gain
  • Gain Range 48 dB, minimum gain to maximum gain
  • EIN -128 dB, 150R load, A-weighted
  • Impedance 4.5k Ohm
  • Crosstalk -120 dB @ 1kHz
  • Instrument input
  • Signal to Noise / Dynamic Range 102 dB, minimum gain, A-weighted
  • THD -92 dB @ -1 dB, minimum gain
  • Frequency Response 20 Hz–20 kHz, +/-0.2 dB
  • Level +15 dBV, minimum gain
  • Impedance 1M Ohm
  • Gain Range 48 dB, minimum gain to maximum gain
  • Crosstalk -75 dB @ 1kHz
  • Line output
  • Signal to Noise / Dynamic Range 105 dB, maximum volume, A-weighted
  • THD -93 dB @ -1 dB, maximum level
  • Frequency Response 20 Hz–20 kHz, +/-0.2 dB
  • Level +2 dBV, maximum volume, unbalanced
  • Crosstalk -116 dB @ 1 kHz
  • Headphone output
  • Signal to Noise / Dynamic Range 105 dB, minimum gain, A-weighted
  • THD+N -76 dB @ -1 dB, maximum level
  • Frequency Response 20 Hz–20 kHz, +/-0.2 dB
  • Level 65mW, maximum volume into 32 Ohms
  • Crosstalk -70 dB @ 1 kHz
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