Roland Rubix22 - 24/192 2x2 USB Audio Interface

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2-IN/2-OUT, HIGH-RESOLUTION INTERFACE FOR MAC, PC AND IPAD

Rubix22 offers a perfect balance of high-fidelity sound, solid build quality, compact size, affordable price, and crucial features for today's musicians and producers. With support for high-resolution audio up to 24-bit/192kHz, Rubix22 sounds clear and defined and is carefully engineered to have extremely low noise from input to output. Its near universal USB support means it works seamlessly with Mac and PC computers, and even supports iPads, for the ultimate in portable music production and performance.

Features:

  • 2-in/2-out USB audio interface

  • 2 low-noise mic preamps with XLR combo jacks

  • Hi-Z input for guitar and other high impedance sources

  • MIDI In/Out ports

  • Extensively shielded, low-noise design

  • Sturdy and compact metal construction

  • Big, easy-to-read indicators show vital information

  • Low latency, class compliant drivers

  • Ground lifts for quiet operation in a variety of venues

  • Includes Ableton Live Lite

Specifications:

SYSTEM
Number of Audio Record/Playback Channels
• Record: 2 channels
• Playback: 2 channels
Signal Processing
• PC interface: 24 bits
• AD/DA conversion: 24 bits
Sampling Frequency
• AD/DA conversion: 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 96 kHz, 192 kHz
Interface: Hi-Speed USB, MIDI IN, OUT
Connectors:
• INPUT (1L, 2R) connectors: XLR type (balanced, phantom power: +48 V, 6 mA Max *1)
• INPUT (1L, 2R) jacks *2: 1/4-inch TRS phone type (balanced)
• PHONES jack: Stereo 1/4-inch phone type
• OUTPUT (1L, 2R) jacks: 1/4-inch TRS phone type (impedance balanced)
• MIDI (IN, OUT) connectors
• USB port: USB Type B
• DC 5V port: USB Type micro B
*1 Current value per channel.
*2 INPUT 1L supports high impedance

Controllers
• SENS 1L, 2R knobs
• Hi-Z switch
• 48V switch
• OUTPUT knob
• PHONES knob
• POWER SOURCE switch
• DIRECT MONITOR switch
• GROUND LIFT switchIndicatorLevel indicators (1L, 2R)
• POWER indicator
• Hi-Z indicator
• 48V indicator

CHARACTERISTICS
Nominal Input Level
• INPUT (1L, 2R) connectors (XLR type): -60-- -12 dBu
• INPUT (1L, 2R) jacks (1/4-inch TRS phone type): -44--+4 dBu
Maximum Input Level
• INPUT (1L, 2R) connectors (XLR type): +2 dBu
• INPUT (1L, 2R) jacks (1/4-inch TRS phone type): +18 dBu
Nominal Output Level
• OUTPUT (1L, 2R) jacks: -6 dBu (impedance balanced)
Maximum Output Level
• OUTPUT (1L, 2R) jacks: +8 dBu (impedance balanced)
PHONES Maximum Output Power: 20 mW + 20 mW (L + R, 47 ohms load)
Headroom: 14 dB
Input Impedance
• INPUT (1L, 2R) connectors (XLR type): 4 k ohms or greater (balanced)
• INPUT (1L, 2R) jacks (1/4-inch TRS phone type): 15 k ohms or greater (balanced)
• INPUT (1L) jack (1/4-inch phone type *3): 500 k ohms or greater
*3 When the Hi-Z is turned on
Output Impedance
• OUTPUT (1L, 2R) jacks: 2 k ohms (balanced)
• PHONES jack: 47 ohms
Residual Noise Level
• INPUT (1L, 2R) --> OUTPUT (1L, 2R): -94 dBu typ. (SENS 1L, SENS 2R knobs: min., input terminated with 600 ohms, IHF-A, typ.)
Dynamic Range
• AD block INPUT (1L, 2R) jacks: 104 dB typ. (SENS 1L, SENS 2R knobs: min.)
• DA block OUTPUT (1L, 2R) jacks: 109 dB typ.

OTHER
Power Supply: Supplied from the computer via USB, DC 5V
Current Draw: 500 mA
Operating System:
Microsoft(R) Windows(R) 7, Windows(R) 8, Windows(R) 8.1, Windows(R) 10
Apple Mac OS X 10.10 or later
Apple iOS 9 or later
Dimensions (W x D x H): 145 x 165 x 46 mm (5-3/4 x 6-1/2 x 1-13/16 inches)
Weight (main unit only): 1.0 kg (2 lbs 4 oz)

ACCESSORIES
- Setup Guide
- Leaflet "USING THE UNIT SAFELY"
- USB cable
- Ableton Live Lite Serial Number Card
*0 dBu = 0.775 Vrms

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I purchased this to use with cubase pro 10, just to get started so i could have asio drivers and something to plug headphones into... But it turns out it's very good at everything. The Mic preamps are great. The direct input for recording bass or guitar are great. The direct monitoring is great. A delightful surprise. I was going to own it temporarily until i could afford an RME interface... But there is no need to change anything. It's fine!
Posted by Bernard on Aug 24, 2019
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