Updated: Nov 23, 2022
2022 has been an exciting year with the new launches of audio interfaces. We will look at around ten audio interfaces that were introduced this year.
Presonus introduced Audiobox GO in February specifically targeted towards Beginners and Novices getting started with music production. The compactness makes it extremely portable and its price pocket friendly.
▷ USB-C Audio Interface
▷ 1 TS instrument input , 1 XLR mic/line combo input
▷ 1 TRS 1/4” stereo headphone output with mix control
▷ 2 balanced TRS 1/4” main outputs for studio monitors
▷ Professional XMAX-L Mic Preamp
Included Software : Studio One Prime and the Studio Magic software bundle for Mac and Windows
Presonus Audiobox GO is priced around $80.
Neve 88M Uses the same transformer-balanced technology as Neve’s flagship large-format 88RS, the 88M brings the legendary sound of AIR, Abbey Road and Capitol Studios into your home and portable studio setup.
▷ USB 3.0 B -Type port for direct connection to Mac or PC
▷ 2 analogue inputs via the onboard preamps combined
▷ Eight digital inputs via ADAT optical connection
▷ 2 dedicated TRS outputs
▷ 1x Balanced TRS Headphone Output
Included Software : No Free Software is Included
Neve 88M is priced around $1,245
Audients iD44 sees improved audio performance, additional must-have features and a beautiful new smoke-grey finish. The addition of audio loop-back and a dual headphone output, combined with four Audient Console mic preamps, class-leading converters, ADAT expandability and balanced inserts
▷ USB 2.0 Compliant
▷ 4 x Class-A Audient Console Mic Preamplifiers
▷ 2 x Discrete JFET Instrument Inputs
▷ Main and Alt Speaker Outputs
▷ 1 x Independent Headphone Output
▷ 1 x Independent Dual Headphone Output
▷ 2 x ADAT Inputs & Outputs for Digital
▷ 2 x Fully Balanced Inserts
Software Included : Cubase LE and Cubasis LE for iOS, alongside industry leading plugins and virtual instruments.
Audient ID44 is priced around $699
Apogee BOOM features legendary Apogee sound quality and onboard DSP for tone-shaping your recordings, all at the most affordable price ever for an Apogee 2×2 USB-C audio interface
▷ 2x2 USB-C audio interface
▷ 1x ¼” Instrument input
▷ 1x Combi mic/line/instrument input
▷ 2x ¼” Balanced outputs
▷ 1/4” Headphone output
▷ On-board hardware DSP for low-latency recording with Apogee FX
Included software : Ableton Live Lite, Apogee Soft Limit plugin free, Exclusive 60 day plugin trial from Neural DSP
Apogee BOOM is priced around $299
UAD's Volt 476P is an USB audio interface perfect for creators looking to record larger audio projects with legendary studio sound.
▷ 4-in/4-out USB audio interface ▷ Dual studio-quality headphone amplifiers
▷ 1-in/1-out MIDI connections
▷ 76 Compressor
Included software :
▷ Marshall Plexi Classic Amplifier
▷ Live 11 Lite
▷ Melodyne Essential
▷ Ampeg® SVT-VR Classic Bass Amp
▷ LX480 Essentials
▷ Virtual Drummer DEEP
▷ Virtual Bassist DANDY
Volt 476p is priced around $369
Audient EVO 16 is a 24-in / 24-out USB audio interface designed from the ground up to make recording studio-quality audio easy and cost-effective.
▷ USB Type-C Connection, 24-Bit / 96 kHz
▷ 8 EVO Mic Preamps
▷ 8 x Line Outputs
▷ 2 S/PDIF or 8-Channel ADAT I/O
▷ 2 Dedicated Headphone Outs, 8 Line Outs
▷ Smartgain Automatic Gain Control
▷ BNC Wordclock Output
Included software : Does Not Come Included with any Free Software.
Audient EVO 16 is priced around $499
Lewitt Connect 6 is a Portable 2 x mic and 1 x 1/8" DSP-powered with 2 x USB-C, for both desktop and mobile device connectivity
▷ USB 2.0 Upto 24-bit/96kHz
▷ 2 Studio Grade Mic Pre's
▷ 1 x 1/8" (aux input)
▷ 2 x 1/4" TRS, 1 x 1/8" (speaker out)
▷ 1 x 1/4", 1 x 1/8" Headphones
Software Included : Steinberg Cubase LE & Cubasis* LE
Lewitt Connect 6 is priced around $299
Avid MBOX Studio Desktop 21x22 USB-C Audio/MIDI Interface with Pro Tools Software.
▷ USB-C for Computer Connectivity with Upto 24-Bit / 192 kHz AD/DA Conversion
▷ 4 Variable Z Mic Preamps (2 with Hi-Z)
▷ 2 Hi-Z / Line Out FX Loops, 1 Reamp Out
▷ Monitor Control, Loopback & Talkback
▷ Main & Alt Monitor Outs, 2 Headphone Out
▷ External PSU / Mac & Windows Compatible
▷ Bluetooth I/O, Digital I/O & MIDI I/O
▷ Pro Tools, Sibelius, Plug-Ins & Samples
Software Included : Pro Tools Studio 1-year subscription, Sibelius Artist 1-year subscription,Celemony Melodyne 5 essential, SoundFlow Cloud Avid Edition and a host of free plugins and sounds.
Avid MBOX Studio is Priced around $899
Focusrite Vocaster Two is an extremely portable podcast interface USB Type-C connectivity both for your computer and iPad .
▷ 2 Microphone Inputs
▷ 2 Headphone Outs
▷ Hindenburg LITE, Three months of SquadCast Pro + Video
Software Included : Hindenburg LITE, three months of SquadCast Pro + Video.
Vocaster Two is Priced at around $339.99
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