System Requirements

Mac

  • Computer:  Avid-qualified computer
  • OS: Mac OS X 10.7, 10.8
  • 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)

Specifications

Fast Track Solo general specifications

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

Fast Track Solo audio specifications

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

Included Software

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.

Pro Tools Express key features

  • 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

For complete feature specifications, see the Pro Tools Software Comparison page.

 

Bundled plug-ins

Virtual Instruments

  • Boom drum machine and sequencer
  • Structure Free sample player (based on Structure)
  • Xpand!2 multitimbral synth and sample workstation

Sound processing, effects, and utility

  • Duplicate
  • Eleven Free (guitar amp emulator based on Eleven)
  • Expander/Gate
  • Invert
  • Normalize
  • Reverse
  • Time Compression Expansion
  • InTune digital tuner

Save on Pro Tools—Want more tracks, virtual instruments, plug-ins, and advanced tools? Take your talent to the next level by crossgrading to Pro Tools.

What's Included

  • Fast Track Solo interface
  • Pro Tools Express Activation Card (requires software activation and download)
  • 6-foot USB cable (for Mac/PC connection)
  • 3-foot Device Link cable (for iPad connection)
  • USB iLok key (for Pro Tools Express software authorization)
  • User guides and documentation