The 788 digital portastudio was designed to give you the latest in recording technological innovation while keeping the ease of use and superb value that's made portastudios the best-selling multitrack recorders in the world.its excellent audio quality and nonlinear editing capabilities make it perfectly applicable for even professional-quality recording projects. plus, its built-in high quality effects make it a totally self-contained digital studio....just hook up a compatible cd burner to the scsi port, and your album is ready to go. the various inputs on the 788 can accept mic and line levels. a hiz switch is also provided so you can plug your guitar or bass directly into the 788. stereo outputs for mixing down, monitor outputs to send audio to your speakers and aux outputs are all included on individual connectors. also, midi in and out jacks are provided for syncing your audio tracks to synthesizer and software-based sequencers or other devices that use midi time code, midi machine control and midi clock. a s/pdif digital output makes it easy to send your audio to cd and dat recorders for two-track masters.