How Do I Choose A New Interface?

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Re: How Do I Choose A New Interface?

Post by folpon » Wed Mar 11, 2020 10:21 am

Monofunk wrote:
Wed Mar 11, 2020 9:36 am
You might find this thread on audio interfaces worth reading.

If you are concerned about Universal Audio plugins you can buy one of their DSP cards.

Not having the plugins tied to the interface you choose is a long term benefit.
Agreed. And yes, I use the UAD pci-e cards.
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Re: How Do I Choose A New Interface?

Post by gloamtrotter » Thu May 14, 2020 5:04 am

How are you feeling about your choice now that you've been using it for a few months?

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Re: How Do I Choose A New Interface?

Post by Granny » Thu May 14, 2020 5:15 am

im cheap, i have a focusrite 3rd gen and it works perfectly. i don't have any problems with it

ok, one problem i had was, when i used a longer usb cable (1.9m) i had connection problems

i had a 2nd gen before and updated because i wanted more ins/outs

and i must say that the 3rd gen sounds… bigger? can't explain it. feels like it has more headroom/dynamic sound

but thats just my subjective impression. i didnt do any research/tests about it

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Re: How Do I Choose A New Interface?

Post by folpon » Thu May 14, 2020 9:15 am

gloamtrotter wrote:
Thu May 14, 2020 5:04 am
How are you feeling about your choice now that you've been using it for a few months?
Audio quality is great. Latency over thunderbolt is great. I don't really like using a software routing matrix, but it's tolerable. I don't use any of the Antelope plugins or software. It's completely adequate for my purposes.

That being said, once quar is over I am probably going to redo my whole system with a large mixing console and Lynx Aurora, and separate the converter/interface/monitoring etc.
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