Audio Interfaces

by Robert Rives ·Posted 04/11/2023
Ever since the first generation of Apogee’s Jam interfaces were introduced, in 2011, these USB interfaces have been extremely popular with musicians and songwriters in need of an ultra-portable interface that can quickly and easily record a guitar, bass, or other monophonic instrument with top-notch Apogee A to D conversion. The latest iteration of the interface, the Jam X, keeps the headphone jack and control
by Trevor Collins ·Posted 04/03/2023
Built in partnership with Merging Technologies, the Neumann MT 48 Audio Interface is a new 12x12 USB-C audio interface aimed squarely at professional musicians, engineers, and producers, ensuring pristine sound quality throughout your entire signal chain. This sleek, new interface is purposely built to get the absolute most out of your Neumann gear, from microphones to monitors and headphones, thanks to its specially designed A/D converters
by Eric Calvi ·Posted 02/16/2023
Content creators, podcasters, streamers, and musicians will find capturing and streaming high-quality audio extraordinarily easy with the Zoom UAC-232, the company's first dedicated, 2x2 USB Audio Interface with 32-bit float recording. The UAC-232 uses dual AD converters and 32-bit float technology to capture clip-free, low-noise recordings no matter how loud or quiet a performance gets. While this can save takes that
by Robert Rives ·Posted 01/26/2023
IK Multimedia is known for providing practical, cost-effective solutions to real-world audio problems, and its new USB microphone/audio interface addition applies that expertise to podcasting and streaming applications. The iRig Stream Mic Pro combines a condenser microphone and 24-bit / 96 kHz audio interface in one convenient package that’s ready to plug in to your computer for instant streaming
by Eric Calvi ·Posted 12/01/2022
Building upon the success of the company’s SSL 2 and SSL 2+, Solid State Logic has announced the SSL 12, a 12-in/8-out USB bus-powered audio interface capable of being a studio centerpiece and a portable production hub to take on the road. Compact and competitively priced, this new desktop interface puts legendary SSL analog character, pristine conversion, ADAT input, and an intuitive console-style software mixer within
by Julius Richmond ·Posted 10/21/2022
Back in the days when dinosaurs roamed the earth, you had to buy specific audio interfaces to run Pro Tools, or else you were out of luck: without the hardware, Pro Tools was nothing but dead space on a hard drive. Without Pro Tools, you’d have a rough time getting work in the audio industry. The original MBOX rose to prominence against this backdrop of proprietary tech. Whether or not it sounded good didn’t really matter; many of my peers simply got one as a dongle for home editing work in Pro Tools. Twenty years later, the times have become
0 Views ·Posted 10/19/2022
Avid is shaking up the personal and project studio market with the release of its new MBOX Studio Desktop, a 21 x 22 USB-C interface offering a wealth of flexible input and output options, seamless integration with the included Pro Tools Studio software subscription, and a powerful plug-in package. Well suited to a wide range of studio applications, from making beats and tracking guitars and vocals to mixing and podcasting duties, the MBOX
by Andrew Eisele ·Posted 09/15/2022
Apogee has been making award-winning analog and digital products for 35 years. Used by studio professionals to capture live performances in the studio, Apogee has left an undeniable mark on the recording industry. The brand's latest foray into the budget market will definitely turn some heads: announcing the Apogee BOOM, a 2x2 USB audio interface featuring built-in hardware DSP. It’s currently the only audio interface in its class with
by Robert Rives ·Posted 08/01/2022
Antelope is ensuring your late summer remains toasty with two hot product releases aimed at musicians, producers, and engineers looking for portable and budget-friendly ways to maximize their creative potential. The Edge Note is a small-diaphragm condenser mic capable of modeling 13 classic microphone models, while the brand’s most popular audio interface, the Zen Go Synergy Core, formerly only available with a USB connector, is now also
0 Views ·Posted 05/15/2022
The Antelope Discrete 8 Pro Synergy Core offers premium sound quality and plentiful connectivity. Ideal for bands, studio owners, and recording engineers, this rackmount audio interface features 26 inputs, 32 outputs, 8 discreet preamps, Thunderbolt™ 3 and USB 2.0 Connectivity, and more! Click here to
by Andrew Eisele ·Posted 05/05/2022
IK Multimedia announces the iRig Pro Quattro I/O, a powerful utility device that acts as a Swiss army knife, but for audio. This 4-input/2-output professional field recording interface and mixer fits in the palm of your hand and provides a multitude of functions. There are two versions: Standard and
by Andrew Eisele ·Posted 05/02/2022
Just when you thought it couldn't get any better, Antelope ups the ante with its latest compact audio interface, the Discrete 4 Pro Synergy Core. Building upon the success of the Discrete 4 Synergy Core, this Pro version includes redesigned AD/DA converters and improved software features. The interface has also been upgraded to the blazing fast Thunderbolt™ 3 and includes a standard USB 2.0 Type-B connector. Expect ultra-low-latency
0 Views ·Posted 03/06/2022
Let's take a look at the Volt series, from Universal Audio, audio interfaces that combine UA's renowned preamp technology, its fantastic pro-grade digital conversion, and a mobile-friendly form factor. Whether you're podcasting or recording music, the Volt has everything a modern content creator needs.
0 Views ·Posted 02/27/2022
Doug Guerra reviews the Mackie MCaster Live, a portable audio mixer for streaming and podcast beginners. The MCaster Live is not only budget friendly, but also user friendly, ultracompact, has the ability to send and receive audio (as well as receive phone calls), USB connectivity for use as an audio interface on a Mac/PC, and more! Will the Mackie MCaster Live find a place in your workflow?
by Robert Rives ·Posted 02/28/2022
Musicians, producers, studio owners, and recording engineers looking for a powerful workhorse interface that provides eight high-quality mic preamps, top-tier professional clocking and conversion, and powerful effects processing will want to take a serious look at the new Discrete 8 Pro Synergy Core from Antelope Audio. This Pro version updates the original Discrete 8 by adding Thunderbolt™ 3 connectivity and improving performance—offering a