Zoom Releases TAC-2 Thunderbolt Audio Interface for Mac Pro

 Zoom TAC-2

Zoom has released a new Thunderbolt interface for audio I/O geared toward Macs – more specifically, the new Mac Pro. The Zoom TAC-2 features a single, large knob that is used to control all parameters of audio connections.

Zoom TAC-2 Back

Zoom TAC-2 Front

The unit has two XLR/TRS inputs for mic and line connections, along with a 1/4″ direct connection for instruments. Two TRS outputs offer balanced audio out for external monitors.

Zoom TAC-2 Key Features

  • Simple user interface with a single large rotary knob controlling all parameters
  • Compatible with all Thunderbolt-equipped Macintosh computers running OS X 10.6.8 or later
  • Supports up to 24-bit/192kHz audio and permits vocal/instrumental recording into DAWs
  • Two combo XLR/TRS input jacks allowing mic- and line-level signal connections with front panel 1/4″ high impedance input for direct connection of instruments
  • 7-position LED metering for input, output and headphone volume with +48V phantom power can for each input
  • Three auto gain presets, built-in limiting, automatic recording and dedicated headphone jack

The Zoom TAC-2 retails for $399.99 and should be available March 20. Check it out here at B&H Photo.



  1. M@rk says

    So somebody’s going to buy a $4,000 computer and then use $400 A/D D/A converters. Lotsa luck Zoom.