Just another reason why you don't need an expensive audio interface to get started with sound system tuning. 4.7 out of 5 stars 9,885. (check out slso RME babyface). ._3-SW6hQX6gXK9G4FM74obr{display:inline-block;vertical-align:text-bottom;width:16px;height:16px;font-size:16px;line-height:16px} Obviously it's not as ideal as Firewire or PCI-e, but as long as he doesn't have 30 USB peripherals vying for control when recording, it shouldn't be a problem. Which is what the OP wants. I've heard this a couple of times, what non-usb audio interface would you recommend? Again, if you don't have any outboard gear it won't matter. Audio Interfaces: How much difference between the high end and lower end Something I've always wondered, and hoped someone would do an in-depth review of, is the difference's between premium Audio Interfaces and the more low-end to mid-range interfaces sound-wise. The best budget audio interface. It’s organized by the number of XLR mic inputs. Don’t need 4 anymore. You will have to buy an audio interface for your activity if you want to get the best audio. The Scarlett 2i2 3rd Gen audio interface is the best 2-channel audio interface for recording, podcasting, and many other activities. I use se dm-1's for the sm7b's, but it's not necessary. Sam takes a look at 5 of the best USB audio interfaces available for under £200! .s5ap8yh1b4ZfwxvHizW3f{color:var(--newCommunityTheme-metaText);padding-top:5px}.s5ap8yh1b4ZfwxvHizW3f._19JhaP1slDQqu2XgT3vVS0{color:#ea0027} This a solid piece of kit for the money and works like a charm. The BEST audio interface for its price IMO, got rid of my Focusrite Scarlett for this thing. The 2i2 features an intuitive design in a lightweight package that can connect to any computer or iPad. At 192khz it only supports 4 simultaneous inputs, but I've seen that on Firewire 400 interfaces too (like the really crappy Alesis iO|26). 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Other options New and used from $105.99. The Clarett series by Focusrite is the … I use mine with Logic Pro while on the road, with no complaints. I made a video about it you can check it here is you like https://youtu.be/z0CYFufbkMY Hope this helps! ._12xlue8dQ1odPw1J81FIGQ{display:inline-block;vertical-align:middle} Anything that uses USB 1 though, is horrid. 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On pc, I can push the buffer down to 96 samples without taxing the CPU too much. The SilverPlus has been my permanent audio USB cable for a couple of years now and I’ve not heard a USB cable better enough to compel me to invest in anything more expensive (or cheaper). It has two inputs and was designed to minimize noise at all volumes. As far as I can tell, the Fast Track has better monitor connections (balanced and unbalanced), whereas the Tascam only has unbalanced analog outs. However, after doing some research, it appears there may be an advantage to separating power and audio. Do some research, it's awesome. This is my first trade ever on Reddit, so we’ll meet in a public place and follow all the protocols. It has far more bandwidth than firewire 800. The BEST audio interface for its price IMO, got rid of my Focusrite Scarlett for this thing. One of your greatest challenges as a podcaster will be to hold your listeners' attention throughout the course of your show's runtime. Motu M2 or M4 or the Solid State Login SSL 2. Effectively a USB microphone is a mic that contains an audio interface. The BandLab Link Analog Audio Interface is not only one of the best cheap audio interfaces on the market, it’s one of the best USB audio interfaces in the world today due to its small size. Now if he's recording 12+ inputs at once, I wouldn't recommend USB. Focusrite Scarlett Solo USB Audio Interface with Pro Tools. Bottom-line, the Universal Audio Apollo Twin MKII DUO is probably the best audio interface for home studio for a singer-songwriter, composer, or beatmaker. I would really, really recommend an RME HDSP interface. The Tascam does seem to have a leg up in that it uses USB 2.0. Edit: sorry for the lack of reference, what I'm looking for is a good interface for performing with a laptop + usb midi keyboards/pads, the inputs are just an extra (eventually maybe will use them with vocals), edit2: thanks a lot for the feedback guys! The “best” USB audio interface will really depend on your needs and potential uses, so we’ll highlight brands and models with a range of I/O (input/output). We focus on education, discussion, and sharing of entry and mid level separate & multi component audio systems. Depending on your monitor setup, it may not matter. They look pretty similar. For an in-depth comparison of that line of audio interfaces, see our Apollo Series Buying Guide . Also look at the Zoom Podtrak P4 for features and ease of multiple Mix-Minus. unfortunately, craiglist is not an option (not in the US, the local craiglist only has hookers). Cookies help us deliver our Services. - 100 comment karma and an reddit account age of at least 50 days ... AUDIENT EVO 4 USB AUDIO INTERFACE: $100 / $129: Used for a month. Focusrite Scarlett Solo (3rd Gen) USB Audio Interface with Pro Tools | First. ._33axOHPa8DzNnTmwzen-wO{font-size:14px;font-weight:700;letter-spacing:.5px;line-height:32px;text-transform:uppercase;display:block;padding:0 16px;width:100%} Not sure how much of a difference that would make recording only 2 simultaneous inputs, even at 96/24. Also mixing and mastering engineers will find this powerful, offering a truly professional level sound quality. The BEST audio interface for its price IMO, got rid of my Focusrite Scarlett for this thing. The best audio interface is definitely not USB. AUDIENT EVO 4 USB AUDIO INTERFACE: $100 / $129: Used for a month. ._2cHgYGbfV9EZMSThqLt2tx{margin-bottom:16px;border-radius:4px}._3Q7WCNdCi77r0_CKPoDSFY{width:75%;height:24px}._2wgLWvNKnhoJX3DUVT_3F-,._3Q7WCNdCi77r0_CKPoDSFY{background:var(--newCommunityTheme-field);background-size:200%;margin-bottom:16px;border-radius:4px}._2wgLWvNKnhoJX3DUVT_3F-{width:100%;height:46px} USB 1 can handle a 44khz stereo, but tends to crap out a lot. Unless you need to mix multiple sources of external audio into your stream (99% of streamers don't except for streamers that are dealing with live music production/recording), an audio interface is almost always going to have better preamps (the hardware that adds gain to a mic) and be more streamlined for what streamers do. I currently use a Tascam US-144 and I've had issues with it. /*# sourceMappingURL=https://www.redditstatic.com/desktop2x/chunkCSS/IdCard.8fe90067a922ef36d4b6.css.map*/1st MixPre then Motu.. USB 3 could handle even more, if anyone makes usb 3 interfaces. I have a FireWire interface but it's a huge pain in the ass for me because it's not a very common standard. There are different connectivity alternatives for users of interface, while the process of conversion delivers excellent sound without noise and latency. This very portable audio interface fits in the palm of your hand and allows you to connect your microphone or line-level instrument such as a keyboard or electric guitar into your iOS or Android … Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 The best two-channel USB audio interface. The FT also has 1/4" inserts for outboard gear, which the Tascam is lacking. Hi WATMM, I'm looking for a USB audio interface, and for now, the choice is between a tascam us144 and a m-audio fast track pro, what are your thoughts about both of them? I have an SM7B and my MixPre doesnt need a cloudlifter. A USB mic is a classic example. The preamp is much better, imho. (Image credit: Press Material) Combining a functional, but sleek, smart design, flexible usability and including a very respectable selection of bundled software, Native Instruments’ Komplete Audio 1 is probably the best budget audio interface you can get for under $120/£100 right now. It might be … It also allows for loopback, so there's a plus. The great thing is the controller card is PCI-E or PCMCIA, so you can get the latter on a laptop and not worry about firewire or usb. ._1x9diBHPBP-hL1JiwUwJ5J{font-size:14px;font-weight:500;line-height:18px;color:#ff585b;padding-left:3px;padding-right:24px}._2B0OHMLKb9TXNdd9g5Ere-,._1xKxnscCn2PjBiXhorZef4{height:16px;padding-right:4px;vertical-align:top}._1LLqoNXrOsaIkMtOuTBmO5{height:20px;padding-right:8px;vertical-align:bottom}.QB2Yrr8uihZVRhvwrKuMS{height:18px;padding-right:8px;vertical-align:top}._3w_KK8BUvCMkCPWZVsZQn0{font-size:14px;font-weight:500;line-height:18px;color:var(--newCommunityTheme-actionIcon)}._3w_KK8BUvCMkCPWZVsZQn0 ._1LLqoNXrOsaIkMtOuTBmO5,._3w_KK8BUvCMkCPWZVsZQn0 ._2B0OHMLKb9TXNdd9g5Ere-,._3w_KK8BUvCMkCPWZVsZQn0 ._1xKxnscCn2PjBiXhorZef4,._3w_KK8BUvCMkCPWZVsZQn0 .QB2Yrr8uihZVRhvwrKuMS{fill:var(--newCommunityTheme-actionIcon)} USB 1 can handle a 44khz stereo, but tends to crap out a lot. ._3bX7W3J0lU78fp7cayvNxx{max-width:208px;text-align:center} This interface includes 4 D-PRE mic preamps, 6 inputs, and 4 output channels, which gives a lot of flexibility. I could easily live with this cable, it sounds warm, smooth and stages well. I have narrowed it down to getting Reaper as a DAW, some free amp-sims (for now), and a usb audio interface which is where I'd like some input from you guys. When it comes to recording Its all about the analog to digital converters and the quality of the preamps! 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Videocameras, audio interfaces... really I've had all sorts of problems with them. I run a rode nt1 and two shure sm7b's through this thing. Roland USB Audio Interface: Roland is a name that brings a certain level of trust to people in audio, and their entry-level USB interface is a solid option that gets the job done. I doubt they would sell something whose connection couldn't support the data stream it outputs, but who knows. Please refrain from posting self-promotion and promotions for products and services except in designated areas or by moderator approval. Is FireWire a must for an audio interface? 162. ._1PeZajQI0Wm8P3B45yshR{fill:var(--newCommunityTheme-actionIcon)}._1PeZajQI0Wm8P3B45yshR._3axV0unm-cpsxoKWYwKh2x{fill:#ea0027} A USB audio interface is an essential part of any studio setup. The interface is user-friendly and built to last. Surprisingly, if you believe the measurements of Julian Krause, the M-Audio 192 | 4 has the best EIN. 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