Best Computer Recording Audio Interfaces Comparisons and Specifications


IK Multimedia iRig 2 Guitar Interface Adaptor

IK Multimedia

7.6
  • The sequel to the best-selling rig interface. 1/4" Instrument input for use with guitar, bass and other line instruments
  • 1/4" Amplifier output for use with an external amplifier without an adaptor
  • 1/8" TRRS output for use with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
  • Compatible with newer iPhones via Apple's lighting to Headphone adaptor
  • Comes with AmpliTube CS, a free download from the Apple app store
  • SHIPPING WEIGHT : 4.8 ounces
  • PRODUCT DIMENSIONS : 6.2 x 5.5 x 1.8 inches
  • ITEM WEIGHT : 3.52 ounces

IK Multimedia iRig HD 2 Digital Guitar Interface

IK Multimedia

8.0
  • 1/4" Instrument input for guitar, bass, and other instruments
  • 1/4" Amp output for use with an amplifier or mixer
  • 1/8" Headphone output for silent practice; distortion : 0.007%
  • Adjustable input gain and FX/Thru switch
  • Unlocks exclusive content inside amplitude iOS and Includes amplitude 4 for Mac/PC
  • SHIPPING WEIGHT : 8.5 ounces
  • PRODUCT DIMENSIONS : 3.9 x 0.8 x 1.5 inches
  • ITEM WEIGHT : 1.28 ounces

Focusrite Scarlett Solo USB Audio Interface

Focusrite

8.8
  • One of the best performing mic preamps the Scarlett range has ever seen, now with switchable air Mode to give your recordings a brighter and more open sound. One high-headroom instrument input to plug in your guitar or bass. Two hum-free balanced outputs provide clean audio playback
  • High-performance converters enable you to record and mix at up to 24-bit/ 192kHz
  • Quick start tool to get up and running easier than ever.Supported sample rates:44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 88.2 kHz, 96 kHz, 176.4 kHz, 192 kHz
  • Includes Pro Tools | First Focusrite Creative Pack, Ableton Live Lite, Softube Time and Tone Bundle, Focusrite’s Red Plug-in Suite, 3-month Splice subscription, and your choice of one free XLN Addictive Keys virtual instrument, all available via download upon purchase and registration
  • LIMITED TIME OFFER: FREE Balancer by Sonible, Grow by Matering The Mix, and Ujam's Virtual Guitarist Iron plug-ins upon registration and download
  • SHIPPING WEIGHT : 1.1 pounds
  • PRODUCT DIMENSIONS : 3.8 x 5.7 x 1.7 inches
  • ITEM WEIGHT : 1.1 pounds

Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 USB Audio Interface

Focusrite

8.8
  • Two of the best performing mic preamps the Scarlett range has ever seen, now with switchable air Mode to give your recordings a brighter and more open sound. Two high-headroom instrument inputs to plug in your guitar or bass. Two balanced line inputs, suitable for connecting line-level sources
  • High-performance converters enable you to record and mix at up to 24-bit/ 192kHz
  • Quick start tool to get up and running easier than ever
  • Includes Pro Tools | First Focusrite Creative Pack, Ableton Live Lite, Softube Time and Tone Bundle, Focusrite’s Red Plug-in Suite, 3-month Splice subscription, and your choice of one free XLN Addictive Keys virtual instrument, all available via download upon purchase and registration
  • LIMITED TIME OFFER: FREE Balancer by Sonible, Grow by Matering The Mix, and Ujam's Virtual Guitarist Iron plug-ins upon registration and download
  • SHIPPING WEIGHT : 1.46 pounds
  • PRODUCT DIMENSIONS : 7.7 x 2.1 x 1.3 inches
  • ITEM WEIGHT : 1.46 pounds

Behringer U-Control UCA202 Ultra-Low Latency 2 In/2 Out USB Audio Interface

Behringer

8.6
  • N/A
  • Made in USA or Imported
  • Ultra-flexible audio interface connects your instruments, mixer, etc. with your computer for recording and playback
  • SHIPPING WEIGHT : 1 pounds
  • PRODUCT DIMENSIONS : 7.2 x 5.5 x 1.4 inches
  • ITEM WEIGHT : 3.52 ounces
  • SPECIAL FEATURES : With this ultra-compact, bus-powered interface, you can link your Windows and Mac computer with any audio gear. There is no setup or special drivers needed?simply plug the interface in a free USB port on your computer and get into the groove. The UCA202 provides 2 analog inputs and outputs, as well as an additional S/PDIF optical output for direct digital conversion. The stereo headphone output with dedicated level control lets you monitor both input and output. And the cherry on top is that the
  • BATTERIES REQUIRED : No
  • PART NUMBER : UCA202
  • INCLUDED COMPONENTS : N/A
  • USAGE : personal
  • COLOR : White
  • MATERIAL : Composite
  • ITEM PACKAGE QUANTITY : 1
  • BATTERIES INCLUDED : No

BEHRINGER Audio Interface

Behringer

8.2
  • 4x4 USB 2.0 Audio/MIDI Interface for recording microphones and instruments
  • Audiophile 24-Bit/192 kHz resolution for professional audio quality
  • Compatible with popular recording software including Avid Pro Tools*, Ableton Live*, Steinberg Cubase*, etc.
  • Streams 4 inputs / 4 outputs plus 1x MIDI I/O with ultra-low latency to your computer, supporting Mac* OS X* and Windows XP* or higher
  • 4 state-of-the-art, MIDAS designed Mic Preamplifiers with +48 V phantom power. "Built-like-a-tank", impact-resistant metal chassis Designed and engineered in Germany
  • SHIPPING WEIGHT : 3.4 pounds
  • PRODUCT DIMENSIONS : 11.5 x 5.1 x 1.8 inches
  • ITEM WEIGHT : 2.65 pounds

Focusrite Scarlett 4i4 USB Audio Interface

Focusrite

9.2
  • Two of the best performing mic preamps the Scarlett range has ever seen, now with switchable Air mode to give your vocal recordings a brighter and more open sound. Two high-headroom instrument inputs to plug in your guitar or bass. Two balanced line inputs for connecting synthesizers, drum machines and other line-level sources. Four balanced outputs for clean monitoring and sending audio out to effects pedals
  • High-performance converters enable you to record and mix at up to 24-bit/ 192kHz
  • Quick start tool to get up and running easier than ever
  • Includes Pro Tools | First Focusrite Creative Pack, Ableton Live Lite, Softube Time and Tone Bundle, Focusrite’s Red Plug-in Suite, 3-month Splice subscription, and your choice of one free XLN Addictive Keys virtual instrument, all available via download upon purchase and registration
  • LIMITED TIME OFFER: FREE Balancer by Sonible, Grow by Matering The Mix, and Ujam's Virtual Guitarist Iron plug-ins upon registration and download
  • SHIPPING WEIGHT : 1.72 pounds
  • PRODUCT DIMENSIONS : 4.7 x 7.3 x 1.9 inches
  • ITEM WEIGHT : 15.8 ounces

Focusrite Scarlett Solo 3rd Gen USB Audio Interface Bundle

Focusrite

9.8
  • BUNDLE INCLUDES: Focusrite Scarlett Solo 3rd Gen USB Audio Interface, Closed Back Over-Ear Headphone, and two 20-Feet Balanced Professional Series XLR Cables
  • SWITCHABLE AIR MODE: The Scarlett Solo features a single upgraded third-generation Scarlett mic preamp with switchable Air mode to give your vocal and acoustic recordings a brighter and more open sound
  • INTERFACE: The high impedance, high-headroom instrument input allows you to record guitar or bass without any clipping or unwanted distortion, while Gain Halo metering makes it easy for you to set the input level. Plus, Scarlett Solo's balanced outputs are hum-free when connecting studio monitors with balanced inputs, so you’ll always have pristine audio playback
  • INCLUDED SOFTWARE: Your Scarlett Solo comes with all the software tools you need to get started, including two comprehensive digital audio workstations: Ableton Live Lite and Pro Tools First Focusrite Creative Pack
  • FOCUSRITE AUTHORIZED DEALER: Includes USA Manufacturer Guarantee
  • SHIPPING WEIGHT : 3.44 pounds
  • PRODUCT DIMENSIONS : 9.1 x 9.1 x 9.1 inches
  • ITEM WEIGHT : 1.82 pounds

Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 USB Audio Interface

Focusrite

8.4
  • Two natural-sounding Scarlett mic preamps with plenty of even gain; two instrument inputs, 1/4-inch balanced jack outputs to connect professional studio monitors; one headphone output with gain control
  • Class-leading conversion and sample rates up to 192kHz / 24 bit; super-low roundtrip latency for using your plug-ins in real time without the need for DSP
  • LIMITED TIME OFFER: FREE Venomode DeeQ, Maximal 2, and Pivot, plug-ins upon registration and download.
  • Includes Pro Tools | First Focusrite Creative Pack and Ableton Live Lite, Softube Time and Tone Bundle, Focusrite’s Red Plug-in Suite, 2GB of Loopmasters samples, Choice of one free XLN Addictive Keys virtual instrument, all available via download upon purchase and registration
  • Compatible with Windows 7 and higher, and Mac OS X 10.10 and higher. Frequency response - 20 Hz - 20 kHz ± 0.1dB. Supported Sample Rates: 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 88.2 kHz, 96 kHz, 176.4 kHz, 192 kHz. 2-year limited warranty on manufacturing defects.
  • SHIPPING WEIGHT : 1.81 pounds
  • PRODUCT DIMENSIONS : 1.9 x 6.9 x 4.3 inches
  • ITEM WEIGHT : 1.32 pounds