The Cave Studio Architecture
The goal of the Cave's studio architecture, first and foremost, is to capture the performance.
The DAW is design to capture the performance on sixteen tracks simultaneously. There are eight tracks are Direct Inputs for various points in the guitar signal chain and eight tracks are Microphone Inputs from Guitar Amps and Room "Air" mics.
The Focusrite 16 Channel Clarett System
Direct Tracks: Focusrite OctoPre 8 channel ADAT extension module with 8 Clarett Microphone Preamps
Mic'd Tracks: Focusrite 8 Pre USB DAW Interface with ADAT Light Pipe In and Analog D25 connector Out