PC Audio Interface Poll

Discussion in 'Recording/Live Sound' started by sitedrifter, Mar 7, 2017.

What brand of Computer Audio interface do you use?

Poll closed Mar 14, 2017.
  1. Audient

    13.6%
  2. Tascam

    5.1%
  3. Behringer

    6.8%
  4. Focusrite

    40.7%
  5. Steinberg

    3.4%
  6. Presonus

    13.6%
  7. M-Audio

    13.6%
  8. Alesis

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  9. Lexicon

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  10. Mackie

    3.4%
  1. sitedrifter

    sitedrifter Gold Supporting Member

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    I know I did not post every possible brand but these seem to be the most popular.
     
  2. sitedrifter

    sitedrifter Gold Supporting Member

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    I use the Behringer UMC202HD. Super clean and best damn value on the market for the novice.
     
  3. pbmw

    pbmw Member

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    I have a Focusrite Pro 40 I used for a long time. Now I have a 2408 Motu. But you didn't have Motu on your poll
     
  4. mattball826

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    Focusrite LS56 and 2 Adat Octopre II's 24 ch
     
  5. B Money

    B Money Member

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    Avid Eleven Rack
     
  6. SteveO

    SteveO Member

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    Universal Audio
     
  7. Genghis

    Genghis Member

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    Need an Other category. RME is mine currently, but I started many years ago with M-Audio, then went to a Mackie (which was terrible at the time).
     
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  8. bolero

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    I have an M Audio 1010 hooked up to my linux WS

    linux for recording is a pain in the ass with drivers and troubleshooting issues

    SO I use a Roland Octa-capture a lot more, with Windows. that thing is the bees knees. But no Roland on the poll.
     
  9. Motterpaul

    Motterpaul Tone is in the Ears

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    Avid Eleven Rack and a Digi003 console. I have had a couple of M-Boxes as well.
     
  10. champion ruby

    champion ruby Member

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    Currently just a Steinberg UR22 for use with the ipad. I think it's horrendous but it does what it's meant to.

    In the past I progressed through owning:

    Echo Audio Mia>Digi001>M-Audio Fast Track Pro>Focusrite Saffire 40>Motu 16a>Audient id14

    Have experience with RME UFX, Apogee Quartet, Lynx Aurora 16, PCM4222EVM into Alva Nanoface

    The gap between AD converters these days has narrowed so much. I still believe you get what you pay for, but it's not the same as it was 10 years ago.

    It's kind of amazing how shocking some interface drivers can be in 2017.
     
  11. Markdude

    Markdude Member

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    Everything I've owned:

    M-Audio Delta 1010LT
    E-MU 0404 USB (x2)
    PreSonus AudioBox
    Focusrite Scarlett 2i2
    Focusrite Scarlett Solo
    Mackie Onyx Blackjack (x2)
    Audient iD22
    Avid Eleven Rack
    Line 6 POD HD
    Steinberg UR44
     
  12. DanR

    DanR Member

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    Steinberg UR242 is working well for me.
     
  13. sitedrifter

    sitedrifter Gold Supporting Member

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    The reason I went with the Behringer is due to all the problems people reported with other brands in the same or close to price range. < $100
    The Behringer had the least issues overall and while it may not have Neutrik connectors the thing is rock solid and does its job and then some for $60.
    They even answer support email which some brands are non existent with support.
     
  14. batsbrew

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    none of the above.

    i use a RME BABYFACE PRO

    previously i had a PCIe card, a MAudio Audiophile 192, and this sounded really nice.
     
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  16. Able Grip

    Able Grip Member

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  17. jamesie

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    I´m a longtime RME user

    at the moment i´m using RME Babyface Pro (MBP / Logic) and RME UCX (PC-Workstation / Cubase)

    both are very fine audiointerfaces
     
  18. champion ruby

    champion ruby Member

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    No doubt, the RME drivers are the best. For the most part people will be satisfied with under 10ms RTL. People tend to care about it more when they're aware of the numbers.
     
  19. donfrantz

    donfrantz Yo! You stealin’ all the cool. Silver Supporting Member

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    I'll make it 2 for UA.
     
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    pup tentacle Silver Supporting Member

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