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

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