audio interface

  1. Manaberry

    Focusrite 3rd gen

    Hi there. I was wondering if anyone has already tried the new gen of Focusrite Audio Interface? Especially on the latency, stability and I/O. https://focusrite.com/scarlett I'm thinking to upgrade to the 18i20. My 2nd Gen 2i2 is struggling a bit and I need more outputs. I aimed Apollo x6...
  2. Manaberry

    Struggling with mixing: New monitors or AI?

    Hi everyone. I've been struggling lately (more like for few months tbh) with my tracks, especially on the low/mid range frequencies. I still have to learn a lot on the EQ/Mastering side but... I have this feeling... argggg.. the feeling that my monitors are good, but not that good for what I'm...
  3. Jdiggity1

    SOLD: NEW Mackie Big Knob Studio+ Audio Interface PRICE DROP

    EDIT: Item now sold Still sealed in box. No longer needed. This is the flagship model in the latest Big Knob series. Original purchase date was over a year ago so there might not be any warranty left. Asking For $280 $250 Pickup from La Canada, Los Angeles. Can ship for an extra $15 or so.
  4. MoeWalsaad

    Audio is heard inside Cubase, But not Outside Cubase

    Hello, I am facing a little annoying issue with Cubase (8 Pro) Recently I formatted my PC, and re-installed Cubase, but it turned that Cubase is taking all the audio from my Audio Interface, whenever I open an old project or template, I do hear the audio coming from Cubase just fine, but I no...
  5. jbuhler

    Audio Interface Advice

    I'm looking to upgrade my audio interface in my home studio because my current ones are each annoying in their own way (I recently went back to an old Focusrite Scarlett 2i4 because a second interface was driving me nuts with badly designed knobs and other form factor issues; but the Scarlett...
  6. M

    UAD Arrow vs RME Babyface

    Long time lurker, first time poster Currently in the process of making some major upgrades to my home studio as part of furthering my hobby in music and, in particular, virtual orchestration/mocks up. Until recently, I was pretty set on upgrading to a UAD Arrow for the following reasons: a)...
  7. jadedsean

    Help me choose a new Audio interface

    Hi guys, so here is the conundrum i am having, so i am in the market for a new set of headphones for mixing and after research i was fixed on a pair of Beyerdynamic DT-990 Pro's. However after more research i found out the interface i'm currently running is not compatible with 990's. The 990's...
  8. DenisT

    Audio interface : Steinberg UR22 MkII vs Audient id4

    Hi guys, I'm about to get a new audio interface, and I'm hesitating between these two. I only work in Cubase with virtual instruments and rarely record with a mic or an instrument (mainly a guitar). My first choice was the UR22 MkII since I work with Cubase, but then I saw a lot of people...
  9. MoeWalsaad

    Audio Interface for Large orchestral templates?

    Hello, My target is simply to get a newer Audio interface that has a high capacity/Features to handles large Orchestral midi templates and lots of Insert effects, with the least amount of Crackles/Glitches/Latency. The number of audio input slots is not a priority since I rarely record multiple...
  10. Loden Reinheim

    Noob Audio Interface Question

    I have a soundblaster zxr soundcard () and I was wondering if getting an audio interface would be worth it, with any improvement in sound quality or latency/processing. Would getting something not a deep dive financially like a focusrite scarlette be an improvement(in terms of sound quality...
  11. Daniele Nasuti

    If I use a D.I. instead preamp? (For getting rid of noise recording Mic. directly into a.interface)

    Hi, I’m having problems with noise when I record a vocal track or acoustic guitar with audio interface (scarlet 2i4). So I was thinking about plug the dynamic microphone into a DI Box before the audio interface. Is there some risk that I can damage something in this way? Because the cable from...
  12. JohnBMears

    Help with a new Audio Interface

    I am hoping one of you smart folks can guide me with an issue I am tackling. I have a Silver Mac Pro Tower from 2010. I have been using an RME Fireface 800 for the past 5 years. I connect using the FW800 port on the Mac. I have replaced the capacitors in the RME three years ago. This week it...
  13. Jdiggity1

    SOLD: Focusrite Scarlett 18i20 Audio Interface

    Selling on behalf of @chillbot Item in great condition, no faults. Includes power and USB cables. Will sell for $250 including shipping within the U.S. Local pickup also available from Los Angeles. SOLD
  14. A

    Audio interface / mixer advice

    Hi, I've been using a Focusrite Sapphire 56 for many years and it's done the job, but is dying. I have a lot of hardware synthesizers and drum machines and wanted to have them all rigged up at all times rather than plugging and unplugging. I look to be able to kill two birds with one stone...
  15. kingseamus

    Duet 2 Cycling On/Off

    After years of use without issue, my Duet 2 has started cycling on/off after a couple minutes of being plugged in to my computer, causing my speakers to pop loudly. I'm using a Mac Pro 4,1 with macOS 10.11.6, and haven't had any recent software updates. I also should have the latest firmware...
  16. A

    Will An Audio Interface Fix This Issue? (Final)

    Ok so it seems the main issue I am having right now is that I have built a larger template for making Orchestral Music and what is happening is that I am using PLAY instruments which is on SSD's and Kontakt Instruments which is on a 2tb Hardrive. I notice that when I start putting stuff together...
  17. A

    Purpose Of An Audio Interface

    Ok so a lot of people are telling me that I should have an audio interface when I am making virtual orchestral music, one thing I would like to know is if it will improve the quality of exported projects or just the sound overall such as this little thing I did here , or is it purposed just to...
  18. N

    Moved Studio to Ethernet/Dante Interfaces - A studio story

    After several years, I had come to the end of my RME UFX system (USB). I was out of inputs for synths - literally every connection on the back was used, and I was using the four front XLR inputs as a "patch bay" to temporarily connect and disconnect things. I was monitoring through a Grace...
  19. sazema

    Audio interface (sound card) change, opinions?

    After I switched my old mobo and CPU, now is turn to switch my audio card. I'm currently using M-Audio Audiophile 2496 PCI card, and sound card still works with my Windows 10, but it's not generally supported anymore. Latest driver is for Windows 7, and with Windows 10 you can install this...
  20. NathanTiemeyer

    Upgrading to JBL Monitors- Should I upgrade Audio Interface as well?

    Hi all! For a while I've been mixing on my DT-770 headphones, but I believe it's time to step up my game and finally invest in some studio monitors, as well as some basic room treatment. I'm on a budget so I'm not going top tier, but, after some extensive research I've found the JBL LSR305's...
  21. M

    Audio interface

    I looking to get new audio interface I looking the Presonus Studio 192 mobile or the motu ultralite mk4, both have similar setting I use studio one as main daw so the presonus one look more interesting, but i read some problems about latency, any one had try the studio 192 or mobile ? the motu...
  22. N.Caffrey

    Universal Audio Apollo Twin Solo Thunderbolt vs Focusrite Clarett 2 Pre Thunderbolt

    Hi! I have to buy a new audio interface, and I think it might be a good idea to get a thunderbolt one. What do you think about these 2? Apart from one being a bit more expensive, are there any reasons why I should choose one instead of the other? I've read many good things about the Apollo, but...
  23. S

    Interface time - Thunderbolt/Audio over ip Mac

    hey guys. I'm looking for a new thunderbolt/audio over ip interface. Doesn't need to have both although I think audio over ip is the future. I know @charlieclouser you are using the motu avb series. How do you like them? As I know we both use trashcan at max with logic I would like to hear...
  24. J

    Audio Interface for new DAW

    Ok, so I'm researching the audio interface for my new DAW (PC - Windows 10). Seems like the safest option would be the RME HDSPE AIO PCIe card. This is a desktop rig, so I don't need portability or the convenience of USB. That being said, the Babyface seems to be really popular and the...
  25. 1

    RME Babyface Pro?

    Hello everyone! :) I'm still trying to find out what kind of audio interface I want to go with, I mostly make cinematic music and have closer to 200 channels in my template. I want to do some overdubs with my violin as well. Will the Babyface Pro perform as well as UFX or UCX when it comes to...
  26. 1

    Two computers, one audio interface?

    Hello everyone! :) I'm about to upgrade my workstation with another computer and an audio interface (RME fireface UCX/ARC probably). So my question is: is it possible to use two computers with only one audio interface? I'm composing cinematic music and I'm thinking of using VEpro together with...
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