Focusrite Launches New Clarett Series of Thunderbolt Audio Interfaces

Focusrite_Clarett_8PreXAt the 2015 NAMM Show: Focusrite has launched a range of audio interfaces, the Clarett series, that combine a new preamp design with Thunderbolt technology, to offer ‘exceptional sound quality’ with an interface latency of under 1ms.

Focusrite’s Clarett interfaces offer clear conversion, 24-bit, 192kHz sample rates and world class dynamic range. Their brand new Clarett mic preamps replicate the impedance and transformer resonance of the original ISAs, resulting in exceptional clarity.
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Arturia Audio Interface Coming At 2015 NAMM Show

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Arturia has announced that it plans to introduced a next-generation audio interface at the 2015 NAMM Show.

While the audio interface seems like a crowded category to enter, Arturia argues that current interfaces don’t meet the needs of todays musicians, who need to connect audio sources at multiple levels and interface with several types of MIDI devices, computers and mobile devices.  Continue reading

DiGiGrid IOS Now Available For Mac, Windows DAWs

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Waves Audio and DiGiCo have introduced DiGiGrid IOS – a high-end network audio interface that offers built-in plugin processing.

While the name ‘DiGiGrid IOS’ may make some readers think of ‘iOS’, the new device puts 8 mic/line I/Os on a Ethernet network interface for use with Mac & WIndows DAWS.

It features eight mic/line inputs with broadcast/studio-quality preamps, eight line outputs, two headphone outputs, and MIDI, S/PDIF and AES ins and outs.  Continue reading

Arturia Teases New Series of Audio Interfaces For 2015

From French synthesizer manufacturer, Arturia, this morning:

“As we’ve announced during the Arturia 15th Anniversary [in early October], it is time to reveal that in 2015 Arturia will introduce a new generation of audio interfaces.

“The next reveal about the product will be made on December 22nd….”

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Steinberg UR44 Audio Interface Overview & Demo

On the latest episode of the iOS Update, host Mitch Gallagher takes a look at the Steinberg UR44 Audio Interface.

The Steinberg UR44 is a 6-input audio interface for iOS, Mac, and PC. It offers 24-bit/192kHz recording, with USB 2.0 connectivity, and onboard DSP effects.  Continue reading

Apogee and Avid Debut Hybrid ProTools Duet and Quartet Interfaces

Quartet-LifestyleAudio interface-maker Apogee and audio/video software maker Avid recently announced two new Avid Artist Suite products for music recording and stereo audio post production, Pro Tools Duet and Pro Tools Quartet.

As the names indicate, these solutions feature Avid-branded versions of Apogee’s Duet and Quartet audio interfaces, each paired with Avid Pro Tools 11 software for Mac and Windows users.
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