Best Audio Interface for ~$150

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Best Audio Interface for ~$150

Postby Dennis » Thu Nov 14, 2013 12:57 am

Can anyone recommend a good usb audio interface that wont exceed my $200 budget?

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Re: Best Audio Interface for ~$150

Postby vcs3 » Thu Nov 14, 2013 3:38 pm

PC or Mac?
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Re: Best Audio Interface for ~$150

Postby Infinity Curve » Thu Nov 14, 2013 7:26 pm

Got my father an Akai EIE IO, the non-pro model comes in under $200. Certainly not high end but has served him fine for recording his 2 piece country band with Ableton Live.
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Re: Best Audio Interface for ~$150

Postby Dennis » Thu Nov 14, 2013 10:46 pm

I'm running cubase 5 on PC

And that i was actually considering the Akai as my first choice, but i wanna do a little more research.

Any other suggestions would be coool

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Re: Best Audio Interface for ~$150

Postby synthroom » Sat Nov 16, 2013 3:41 pm

I have a Tascam US-1800 that runs new runs just under $300, but you can probably find a used one fro $200. It's got 8 XLR and two 1/4" inputs on front and a bunch more stuff on the back. If you need a lot of inputs, this would be a good way to go.
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Re: Best Audio Interface for ~$150

Postby atkbg » Thu Nov 21, 2013 10:40 pm

+1 for the US-1800
I like mine. Simple. Sounds decent and hasn't flaked out since I purchased it 3(?)+ years ago.

I also use it a a pre/mixer when I don't want to use a computer, just playing.
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