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Updated USB Driver 4.36.4 Available for Focusrite Scarlett Interfaces

Focusrite recently released updated Windows drivers for their line of Scarlett audio interfaces. The new USB driver version is 4.36.4. The previous public release was back in December with version 4.15. The updated driver is available for 2nd gen Scarlett interfaces from the downloads section of Focusrite’s website. They also have the same driver posted […]

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zoom USB 3

USB 3.0 on Audio Interfaces Offers No Benefits!

One thing that drives me crazy lately is the fact that every single time a company comes out with a new USB audio interface, one of the first things that people start complaining about is the lack of USB 3.0 support. For some reason people automatically assume USB 3.0 offers some kind of benefits over […]

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Roland Rubix USB Audio Interfaces

New Roland Rubix USB Audio Interfaces Unveiled

Yesterday Roland announced the upcoming release of a new line of inexpensive USB audio interfaces for PC, Mac, and iPads. The new interfaces are called Rubix and there are three difference models, the Rubix 22, Rubix 24 and Rubix 44. The model numbers indicate the ins and outs, so the 22 is a 2×2 interface, […]

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Amazon Music Unlimited

Amazon Launches New Music Streaming Service: Amazon Music Unlimited

Today Amazon unveiled their new music streaming service called Amazon Music Unlimited. Amazon Music Unlimited costs $7.99 per month or $79 per year for Amazon Prime members and it costs $9.99 per month for non-Prime customers. There’s also a special plan for Amazon Echo devices for $3.99 per month. They’re expected to offer a family […]

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M-Audio M-Track

New M-Audio M-Track 2X2 C-Series Audio Interfaces (Video)

A couple of new entry-level USB audio interfaces have recently been released from M-Audio called the M-Track 2X2 C-Series. They have one DI input for connecting guitars and other instruments, along with a combo input for mic/line, a direct monitor knob, a phantom power switch, headphone jack, and balanced outputs. Plus they sport a metal […]

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Focusrite Scarlett 2i2

Focusrite Scarlett 2nd Gen Updater App and Low Power Mode

I’ve been keeping an eye on the downloads section at Focusrite to see if there are any updates for the 2nd gen Scarlett interfaces to fix the Windows drivers issues. Unfortunately there’s no new update yet but I did notice an option to download a new Scarlett 2nd gen updater app, which is weird because […]

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2nd Gen Focusrite Scarlett Windows Driver Updated, Fixes Some Issues

Focusrite released updated drivers yesterday for their 2nd gen Scarlett USB audio interfaces. The new driver version is 4.11.0. It includes some bug fixes and it adds new artwork to the ASIO control panel. Here’s the list of fixes from the chanelog: Fixes from 4.8: Fixed causes of some crashes when using MIDI I/O Fixed […]

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Audient iD4 Back

New Audient iD4 USB Audio Interface Released for $199

Audient just released a new bus-powered 2×2 USB audio interface called the Audient iD4 to follow up their popular iD14 that was released last year. The Audient iD4 features one class-A mic preamp on the back and one JFET D.I. instrument input on the front, with dual headphone outputs, phantom power, and balanced speaker outputs. […]

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