Audio Interfaces - Reviews - Comparison

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You've come to the right place for audio interface reviews, reports, tips and comparisons, written by experienced electronic musicians to help you find the best audio adapter for your specific purposes whether you are a Musician, Music Producer, Audio Engineer, or DJ.

Below is an abbreviated comparison table - to compare additional features such as Bundled Software, DSP Effects, Direct Zero Latency Monitoring, MIDI Ins/Outs, Phantom Power, Routing Software, ADAT, S/PDIF, Word Clock I/O etc. please see our full comparison table.

 
Audio Interface Reviews Line Inputs Instrument Inputs Max Bit Depth Max Sample Rate (kHz) Headphone Outputssort descending Connection Type Connects to iPad Street Price*
M-Audio Fast Track Ultra 8R n/a 8 8 24 96.0 USB 2.0 No $$$
Antelope Orion³² n/a 32 0 24 192.0 USB 2.0 Yes $x30
Behringer Ultragain ADA8200 ADAT n/a 8 8 24 48.0 0 USB 2.0 No $$$$$
Echo AudioFire12 view 12 0 24 192.0 0 FireWire 400 No $$$$$$
Universal Audio Apollo 16 view 16 0 24 192.0 0 FireWire 800 No $x30
Focusrite Saffire PRO 14 n/a 4 2 24 96.0 1 FireWire 400 No $$
Steinberg UR22 n/a 2 2 24 192.0 1 USB 2.0 No $
Akai EIE Pro n/a 4 4 24 96.0 1 USB 2.0 No $$
Focusrite iTrack Solo view 2 1 24 96.0 1 USB 2.0 Yes via 30-pin $
MOTU 8pre n/a 8 8 24 96.0 1 USB 2.0 No $$$$$
PreSonus Audiobox 1818VSL n/a 8 2 24 96.0 1 USB 2.0 No $$$$
Peavey AmpKit LiNK HD view 0 1 24 48.0 1 USB 2.0 Yes via 30-pin $
M-audio M-track view 2 2 24 48.0 1 USB 2.0 No $
Behringer Guitar Link UCG102 view 0 1 16 48.0 1 USB 1.1 No $
Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 view 2 2 24 96.0 1 USB 2.0 No $
Lexicon Alpha view 2 1 24 48.0 1 USB 2.0 No $
Alesis iO2 Express n/a 2 2 24 48.0 1 USB 2.0 No $
Focusrite Saffire PRO 24 DSP n/a 4 2 24 96.0 2 FireWire 400 No $$$
Focusrite Scarlett 18i20 view 8 2 24 96.0 2 USB 2.0 Yes via CCK $$$$
Steinberg UR28M n/a 4 2 24 96.0 2 USB 2.0 Yes via CCK $$$$
Steinberg UR824 n/a 8 2 24 192.0 2 USB 2.0 Yes via CCK $$$$$$$$

The table above is only a brief comparison - click here for a detailed comparison of features.

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*Street Price: The number of dollar signs ($) above indicates the approximate retail price rounded to the nearest $100