iConnectivity Introduces ConnectAUDIO2/4 Audio and MIDI Interface

At The NAMM Show 2017: iConnectivity today announced ConnectAUDIO2/4, a 2-input, 4-output audio and MIDI interface for Mac, PC, and iOS. Ideal for music creation by all kinds of musicians, ConnectAUDIO2/4 requires no control software to operate it, with every parameter on the device controllable from its capacitive touch screen.

The extra assignable outputs and multi-mode direct monitoring make ConnectAUDIO2/4 fit numerous applications, including tracking with others and DJing with a computer. Other features include full metering modes of all the audio signals going in and out, individually switchable phantom power per input, and iConnectivity’s MIDI technology.

ConnectAUDIO2/4 features at a glance:

  • Capacitive touch display and control surface for all functions, with full metering (no control software needed)
  • Onboard mixing, and direct monitoring for each input
  • 2 XLR ¼” TRS combo analog inputs, each with individual +48V phantom power toggle and impedance switching
  • 2 ¼” TRS balanced analog outputs
  • ¼” headphone output, switchable between monitoring main outs and independent mix
  • 1 X 1 MIDI DIN in/out
  • High-resolution audio – up to 24-bit/96kHz AD/DA conversion
  • USB Audio 2.0 and USB MIDI 1.0 Class-Compliant
  • USB bus-powered (no wall power required)
  • Ableton Live Lite software and a selection of loops and samples from Big Fish Audio are included when registering the device

Pricing and Availability

iConnectivity’s ConnectAUDIO2/4 will be available February 1, 2017 via  www.iConnectivity.com and iConnectivity resellers worldwide, with an estimated street price of $149.99/USD. More information on ConnectAUDIO2/4 is available on the iConnectivity website.

9 thoughts on “iConnectivity Introduces ConnectAUDIO2/4 Audio and MIDI Interface

  1. still waiting on something with with multi audio (4 or more) and multi midi (2 or more)
    still have not seen it
    it is one thing with a home computer set up where i can a couple of rack mount interfaces
    but i like to have a portable setup that gives me an all in one

    1. I haven’t actually tried it yet but apparently you can plugin in a class compliant USB DIN MIDI Interface into a USB hub and the iConnectAudio4 (and the iCM4) will expose those ports to the rest of your system.

  2. This is a weird one. Considering the features bump you get from the iConnectaudio2 for another $50, I’m not sure why anyone would buy this.

  3. Since Synthtopia has mentioned these interfaces, as well as Roland’s new Rubix interfaces, I am a bit surprised that they haven’t mentioned the PreSonus AudioBox USB 96 ($100, 96khz, MIDI, 2 input, USB bus powered), PreSonus Studio 2|6 ($200, 192khz, two input, four output, USB bus powered), or PreSonus Studio 6|8 (needs wall wart) interfaces. The AudioBox USB 96 in particular looks like it is almost as cheap and has almost as many ports as Behringer’s UMC204HD; if it’s more readily available or has balanced outputs, it may be a better choice than the Behringer for a basic bus-powered interface.

  4. I’ve been looking for something which could take four (4) iOS inputs (such as 2x iPads and 2x iPhones) and have the audio all come out of one (1) source (ie, an amp, or speaker) like if you were having a jam session with some friends and wanted the audio from each device to sound equal and not using the device speakers….

    Doesn’t quite sound like a device like this will work, exactly, but I’m not sure….

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