Mixpander is a new 64 channel PCI audio interface for PCs designed to be used in conjunction with the XLogic Alpha-Link Audio Converter range. The combination of Mixpander and Alpha-Link makes a versatile, scalable system that enables users to configure their ideal combination of audio input and output connections for PC DAW platforms. Mixpander ships with a stand alone software based mixer that works with host PC powered VST or DSP powered plugins. Combined with the Alpha-Link converter range Mixpander offers ultra low latency audio monitoring with plug-in processing in place. Mixpander & Alpha-Link work with all standard PC audio applications and DAW platforms like Cubase, Nuendo & Sonar and enable use of multiple audio applications simultaneously. Each Mixpander PCI card gives you 64 channels of I/O and you can use up to four Mixpander cards in a single PC. Each Alpha-Link rack I/O unit offers 24 channels of analogue A/D input & D/A output and up to 64 channels of digital I/O and you can connect up to two Alpha Link I/O to a single Mixpander. The 64 Mixpander channels are freely assignable to any available I/O connections, giving for example; 48 analogue I/O from a single PCI card.