Audient iD44 20-in/24-out Desktop Audio USB Recording Interface for Mac & Windows
Inspired by 20 years of expertise in analogue hardware design, iD44 is Audient's most powerful audio interface yet. Featuring four Audient console mic pres, class-leading converters, ADAT expandability and more, iD44 delivers the audio performance of an an Audient console on your desktop, giving you the professional sound you deserve.FEATURES
- 20-in, 24-out Desktop Interface
- 4 x Class-A Audient Console Mic Preamplifiers (60dB of gain)
- Class Leading AD/DA Converters
- 2 x ADAT Inputs & Outputs for Digital Expansion
- 2 x Discrete JFET Instrument Inputs 2 x Fully Balanced Inserts
- 2 x Independent Stereo Headphone Outputs
- Main and Alt Speaker Outputs
- 3 x User Defined Function Keys
- Dedicated Talkback, Dim and Cut Controls
- Power Switch
- Low Latency DSP Mixer
- Word Clock Output
- USB2.0 Compliant
- All-Metal Enclosure & hand-milled aluminium knobs
- Power Switch
- Over £500 worth of plugins and software free with ARC
Audient Console Mic Pres - The professional sound you deserve
iD44 features four Class-A console mic pres, the same discrete circuit design found in the renowned recording console the ASP8024-HE and throughout Audient's product range. Designed to deliver ultra- low noise and low distortion, the Audient mic pre will provide an accurate reproduction of your source, along with enough analogue warmth to add a bit of character, making it the go to mic pre for any project.
Icons (website): Dynamic Range | David Dearden Signature | How it Sounds (Bullet points)
Class leading Converter Technology - Brilliance on the inside enables brilliance on the outside
Hear your audio more accurately than ever with iD44’s all new high performance AD/DA converter technology. Audient's next generation converters have been designed to deliver optimised dynamic range, ensuring you hear the most honest and natural translation of your recording. Hear subtle detail, make better mix decisions and experience remarkable clarity from the moment you press play.
Icons (website): Dynamic Range Icon | Converters Learn More
Digital Expansion - Start Connecting
Equipped with two Optical input and output connectors, iD44 gives you plenty of options for expansion. Supporting both ADAT and SPDIF, iD44 enables you to add up to 16 channels of mic pres to your setup - perfect for bigger sessions or tracking a live band.
Plug in and Play - Capture ideas fast!
As well as offering you 4 channels of mic pre, iD44 has two harmonically rich JFET D.I inputs designed to replicate the input stage of a classic valve amplifier. Simply plug in your guitar, bass or synth whenever inspiration strikes and start recording instantly.
Icons (website): JFET D.I | Vintage Amps | Guitar & Bass
Balanced Inserts - Endless possibilities
Two fully balanced insert points enable you to integrate your outboard gear prior to conversion, letting you quickly insert your favourite compressors, vintage mic pres or EQs. The insert return also gives you direct access to the analogue to digital converters - providing the cleanest signal path possible, making it great for print-backs or integrating outboard analogue line level sources. Whether you’re creating vocal chains or processing stems iD44 gives you the flexibility you need.
Independent Headphone Outputs - Comfort, clarity, confidence
Get the most out of your headphones and your artist with iD44’s advanced headphone amp technology. Whether you’re tracking an artist or working on a mix, iD44’s two stereo headphone amps have been designed to provide enough power for your headphones to perform to their highest potential. Set up two separate cue mixes through iD44s independent stereo outputs, each driven by their own DAC - giving you incredible depth and accuracy at all times.
ScrollControl - Hardware for your software
With a touch of a button iD44’s volume encoder becomes a virtual scroll wheel, enabling you to take control of your DAW, plug-in parameters and more - just like you’re adjusting a piece of hardware. Quickly dial in settings, adjust faders or even write in automation without spending hours staring at a screen.
Console Style Monitor Control - Power of Simplicity
Taking inspiration from Audient's heritage in analogue console design, iD44 features a range of flexible monitor control functions including dedicated talkback, cut and dim buttons along with polarity, mono, speaker select and cue mix monitoring.
All monitoring functions can be assigned to three programmable function buttons. No more time spent searching for software controlled features or scrolling through menus, just assign the monitoring functions you need and quickly take control of your session. Real hardware control at your fingertips.
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Talkback - Communication is key
iD44’s new dedicated talkback technology enables you to utilize any audio source connected to your computer such as a built in or USB microphone as your talkback mic, freeing up valuable mic pres while offering an effective talkback solution no matter where you are.
Icons (website): Microphone to laptop (make a gif?)
Intuitive software - Software you can rely on
iD44’s all new mix focused software the iD Mixer has been designed with simplicity and elegance in mind. Create up to four stereo artist cue mixes, name and customise channels, save layout presets, assign hardware function buttons, quickly setup advanced routing, use presets in standalone mode and more. Tightly integrating hardware and software, the iD Mixer makes the recording process easy giving you total control and reliability where you need it most.
Built to Last - Quality deserves protection
Unlike many interfaces on the market iD44 has an all-metal construction, meaning it will stand up to those countless late nights in the studio and days on the road.
From it’s hand finished aluminium knobs to its high grade component selection, iD44 matches professional sound with precision engineering and the end result is stunning.
iD44 comes with both a standard USB cable and a USB Type-C cable enabling you to connect to any USB compatible Mac or PC supporting USB 2.0 or above.
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