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The simple, scaleable, and fail-proof live playback interface you’ve been waiting for

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MSRP - $599.99 USD
Est. Street Price: $499.99 USD

PlayAUDIO12 is expected to ship before the end of October 2017. Please pre-order to be first in line to receive this exciting new interface.

 
 

For those who rely on live computer audio & MIDI, and need a bulletproof, fail-proof solution for control and playback of backing tracks, virtual instruments or anything else you can think of, PlayAUDIO12 is the solution.

Designed by live musicians for live musicians.

PlayAUDIO12 won’t let you down. Designed by touring musicians and engineers, PlayAUDIO12 is purpose-built for professional on-stage use. Your audience won’t accept compromises, and now you don’t have to either.

Front panel connectivity for headphones, up to two computers and MIDI peripherals for quick and easy setup

Front panel connectivity for headphones, up to two computers and MIDI peripherals for quick and easy setup

Capacitive touch controls with led indicators gives you complete feedback and control

Capacitive touch controls with led indicators gives you complete feedback and control

PlayAUDIO12 is flexible, to suit your ever changing live needs.

12 ultra-low noise outputs bring studio quality interfacing to the live arena. Need more outputs? No problem! PlayAUDIO12 is easily linked with additional PlayAUDIO12 interfaces, giving you connectivity which grows with the needs of your production.

10 1/4" balanced outputs on the rear PlayAUDIO12 enable deep FOH control. MIDI ethernet provides the flexibility to put MIDI wherever you need it during your performance.

10 1/4" balanced outputs on the rear PlayAUDIO12 enable deep FOH control. MIDI ethernet provides the flexibility to put MIDI wherever you need it during your performance.

Simple and dependable fail-proof redundancy.

PlayAUDIO12 enables you to add a second computer for redundancy / failover protection. PlayAUDIO12 automatically detects if a computer fails and, in a flash, automatically switches to another synchronized computer.
Forget the expensive, complex systems that have gone before, PlayAUDIO12 does it all seamlessly in one compact, elegant, and affordable box. With PlayAUDIO12 you need never suffer the embarrassment of a silent show, ever again.

PlayAUDIO12 can directly connect to up to two computers simultaneously. If one computer fails, PlayAUDIO12 will seamlessly and automatically switch to output the working computer to FOH. Your audience won't notice a thing. 

PlayAUDIO12 can directly connect to up to two computers simultaneously. If one computer fails, PlayAUDIO12 will seamlessly and automatically switch to output the working computer to FOH. Your audience won't notice a thing. 

Massive MIDI capability - more than just audio!

At iConnectivity, we’re world leaders and innovators in MIDI connectivity, and we’ve put everything we know about MIDI into the PlayAUDIO12.

Connect up to 8 MIDI Class Compliant controllers and sound modules, or even more MIDI interfaces using the unique iConnectivity USB MIDI Host port.

Create a MIDI network across long distances using the built-in PA12 Ethernet interface, ideal for large stages.

PlayAUDIO12 puts MIDI control over your performance how and where you need it.

 
 

What Makes PlayAUDIO12 Unique?

Other audio interfaces: Designed for recording audio in a studio environment. Support for only one computer.

The PlayAUDIO12 difference

More power to perform:

  • Designed for live use.
  • Fail-safe performance with multi-computer auto switching.
  • MIDI integration that puts MIDI control how and where you need it

It's the iConnectivity uncompromising design.

 

Key features

 
  • Capacitive touch control with clear metering for dark stages.
    Easy, software-less control over PlayAUDIO12’s key features from the front panel
    2 button “Control In” footswitch input allows manual computer switching and/or user-assignable controls
    Control Out connection for slaving additional PlayAUDIO12 units
    Studio sound quality for the live arena - up to 24-bit/96kHz AD/DA conversion.
    USB Audio 2.0 and USB MIDI 1.0 Class-compliant.
  • 10x 1/4” TRS balanced audio outputs for low noise connections on any stage. (Outputs are +48v Phantom Power resistant)
    1x 1/4” TRS stereo headphone output for convenient headphone monitoring
    2x USB ‘B' ports for connection of up to 2 computers simultaneously
    Automatic and manual computer switching modes, for lightning fast switching between connected computers
    USB MIDI host port, offering up to 8 ports worth of USB MIDI for Class Compliant controllers and/or modules
    Ethernet MIDI for rugged long-distance MIDI connections

The features of PlayAUDIO12 are patented and patent pending. See www.iConnectivity.com/patents for more information.

Product features are subject to change. iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. iConnectivity, PlayAUDIO, iConnectMIDI, iConnectAUDIO, ConnectAUDIO and Audio passThru are trademarks of iKingdom Corp. Copyright (c) iKingdom Corp. 2017

 

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What's in the box

  • The PlayAUDIO12 Audio + MIDI interface
  • One USB-A to USB-B cable to connect the interface to a Mac or PC computer
  • One PlayAUDIO12 power supply.

Bundled software & sounds

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Live 9 Lite is a customized version of the music making software Ableton Live. With selected instruments and effects plus all the essential workflows of Live, it provides a fresh and easy way to write music, record audio and produce your own songs.

 

Big Fish Audio is a developer and distributor of premium virtual instruments, samples, and loop content. iConnectivity is proud to include a special sampler of Big Fish Audio samples and loops that's perfect to jumpstart or augment your production when you register your iConnectivity audio interface.

 

PlayAUDIO12 Audio Specifications

Line Outputs

  • Maximum Output Level: 13 dBu, 11 dBV, 3.6 Vrms
  • SNR: 122 dB (1kHz, BW: 22Hz-22kHz, A-weighting)
  • THD+N: -116 dB (1kHz, BW: 22Hz-22kHz, A-weighting)

Headphone

  • SNR: 100 dB (1kHz, BW: 22Hz-22kHz, A-weighting)
  • THD+N: -100 dB (1kHz, BW: 22Hz-22kHz, A-weighting)
  • Power output into 30 Ohms per channel: 73 mW per channel

Digital Performance

  • 24-bit resolution
  • D-A Dynamic Range:115dB
  • THD+N: -107 dB (1kHz, BW: 22Hz-22kHz, A-weighting)
  • Supported sample rates: 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, and 96 kHz

PlayAUDIO12 User Resources


 

Device Specifications

 

Width

214 mm
8.43 in

Height

37 mm
1.46 in

Depth

140 mm
5.51 in

Weight

965 g
2.13 lbs

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Up to two PlayAUDIO12 fit comfortably in a standard 1U rack shelf


System Requirements

 

Macintosh

Mac OS X 10.8 or later
one free USB port

 
 

Windows

Windows 7 or later
one free USB port.

iOS

iOS 8 or later with Lightning connector
CoreMIDI-compatible app**

 
 
 

Product features are subject to change. Apple logo, Macintosh, OS X, Mac, iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. iConnectivity, iConnectMIDI, iConnectAUDIO, ConnectAUDIO, mio, PlayAUDIO, and Audio passThru are trademarks of iKingdom Corp. Copyright (c) iKingdom Corp. 2017