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Postby jffj » Fri Nov 22, 2013 9:21 pm

I'm looking to purchase an audio interface. I'm using Cubase Elements 7. I only need a 2 mic preamp. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. I read about the ur22. I'm curious what others are available.
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Re: Audio interface

Postby curteye » Fri Nov 22, 2013 11:38 pm

jffj wrote:Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

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Re: Audio interface

Postby papi61 » Fri Nov 22, 2013 11:52 pm

Absolutely concur: Babyface. Best 2-channel interface on the market, period. And if one day you decide you need more channels, you can always expand it up to 10 channels, via optical link.

Oh, and if Babyface is out of your price range ($750), then my next suggestion would be for the Focusrite Scarlett line (starting from about $150), which IMHO gives you the best quality and the best value at the low-end of the market.
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Re: Audio interface

Postby Jim B » Sat Nov 23, 2013 7:05 am

Hi all,

The Steinberg CI 1 usb audio interface gets my vote for a home studio application!
Its simple to use and very well priced plus it has the Steinberg back up!

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Re: Audio interface

Postby Brad Mize » Sat Nov 23, 2013 7:41 am

Really happy with my UR22 for whatever it's worth
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Re: Audio interface

Postby G-string » Sat Nov 23, 2013 9:09 am

CI2+ is a great little Steinberg jobby and you have the bonus of the AI controller thrown in ........ of course it all comes down to your price range
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Re: Audio interface

Postby matjones » Sun Nov 24, 2013 11:27 am

+1 for Babyface if funds allow!
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