RME Digiface USB

RME Digiface USB - Bus-Powered ADAT to USB, 66 Channels, 32 In/34 Out, 4x4 ADAT I/O, Phones TRS, Totalmix

RME
Scan code: LN78447 Manufacturer code: Digiface USB Request call
£358.00
Pay on Scan Finance with a 10% deposit from just £8.94 / month (APR 15.9%)
Mid Range
Free Delivery Delivery options Free By DPD On 23rd Oct 2017 DPD Delivered to your specified address. Receive SMS with one-hour delivery window. £4.79 Collect from local shops UPS and DPD Pickup Collect your parcel from your newsagents, petrol stations and convenience stores. Free Collect Instore Q-Collect Place your order online and collect from our Bolton store with Q-Collect. Weekend, timed and European delivery options are available at checkout ScanProtect protection ScanProtect Protect against installation damage for 28 days.More
Product Overview Digiface USB - The Optical Box
This compact, portable and lightweight audio interface (only 220 g /0.49 lbs) transfers digital audio data in SPDIF and ADAT format to Windows and Mac computers.

The latest Plug and Play technology guarantees a simple installation, even for the inexperienced user. Numerous unique features as well as RME's robust drivers enable a quick, efficient and comfortable operation of the Digiface USB.

The Digiface USB is an extremely compact & portable digital audio interface with 4 optical ADAT / SPDIF I/Os, and an analog high-quality line/phones output via 6.3 mm TRS jack. Continuing the legacy of RME's famous HDSP Digiface, a triple ADAT I/O interface with phones and PCI interface, Digiface USB simplifies connection with USB 2, does not need an external power supply, and even adds another optical I/O, resulting in 32 channels input and output each when using ADAT optical.

The analog output hosts channels 33/34, and can be used freely thanks to TotalMix FX, RME's routing and monitoring solution that knows nearly no limits in routing and mixing (the Digiface USB does not include FX).

Each single optical port can use either ADAT (up to 8 channels) or SPDIF (stereo). While the inputs adapt automatically to the received signal format, the outputs can be individually switched between ADAT and SPDIF operation. Supported are SMUX and SMUX4. Therefore at 192 kHz either 8 channels via 4 x SPDIF or ADAT are possible on both inputs and outputs.

Its small size, weight and bus-powered operation make the Digiface USB extremely versatile and useful. It could even serve as simple headphone amp for mobile use.

TotalMix
Like all the latest RME interfaces, the Digiface USB also includes the powerful digital real-time mixer TotalMix FX. It allows for practically unlimited mixing and routing operations, with all inputs and playback channels simultaneously, to any hardware outputs. The Digiface USB does not have a DSP, so there are no FX available. Still it includes a dedicated Control Room section with Talkback, Main/Phones, fader groups, mute groups, complete remote controllability via Mackie or OSC protocol, and much more.

Here are some typical applications for TotalMix:

Setting up delay-free submixes (headphone mixes). The Digiface USB allows for up to 17 fully independent stereo submixes. On an analog mixing desk, this would equal 34 Aux sends.

Unlimited routing of inputs and outputs (free utilisation, patchbay functionality).

Distributing signals to several outputs at a time. TotalMix offers state-of-the-art splitter and distributor functions.

Simultaneous playback of different programs via a single stereo output. The ASIO multiclient driver supports the usage of several programs at the same time. When done on different playback channels TotalMix provides the means to mix and monitor these on a single stereo output.

Mixing of the input signal to the playback signal (complete ASIO Direct Monitoring). RME not only is the pioneer of ADM, but also offers the most complete implementation of the ADM functions.

Integration of external devices. Use TotalMix to insert external effects devices, be it in the playback or in the record path. Depending on the current application, the functionality equals insert or effects send and effects return, for example as used during real-time monitoring when adding some reverb to the vocals.

Every single input channel, playback channel and hardware output features a Peak and RMS level meter, calculated in hardware. These level displays are very useful to determine the presence and routing destinations of the audio signals. Features • 66 channels: 32 in / 34 out
• 4 x ADAT/SPDIF Input
• 4 x ADAT/SPDIF Output
• 1 x Phones TRS Stereo Output
• TotalMix
• No external power supply required

• Inputs:4 x ADAT/SPDIF
• Outputs:4 x ADAT/SPDIF / 1 x Phones TRS Stereo 6.3 mm
• MIDI input and output: via virtual MIDI port
• Clock modes: Internal, ADAT In, SPDIF In
• Sample rates: 28 kHz up to 200 kHz
• Jitter: < 1 ns, internal and all inputs
• Jitter sensitivity: PLL operates even at 100 ns Jitter
• TotalMix: 2048 channel mixer with 48-bit internal resolution
• TotalMix: latency-free submixes and perfect ASIO Direct Monitoring
• Interface: USB 2.0, bus-powered
• Comes with DIGICheck, RME's ultimate measurement, analysis and test tool

Drivers:
• Windows Vista/7/8/10 (Multi-Client operation of ASIO 2.3 and WDM)
• Mac OS X (10.6 or up, Core Audio, Core MIDI)
Specifications
Computer Interface Type  
Analogue Inputs (Total)  
Analogue Outputs (Total)  
Connections (Input)  
Mic Preamps (Max)  
Instrument Inputs (Max)  
Phantom Power No
Sample Rate (Max)  
Bit Resolution  
iPad Compatible No
Dynamic Range  
Connections (Output)  
Dimensions (mm)  
DSP Processing No
Misc. Notes  
Warranty

Please note your statutory rights are not affected.

For further information regarding Scan's warranty procedure please see our terms and conditions

Details
Duration:
24 months
Type:
Return to base
DOA Period:
30 days
RTB Period:
24 months
Manufacturer Contact Details
Manufacturer:
RME
Customers also bought
TekSpek Guides
Firewire
Firewire
Date Issued: 21st Oct 2008

You've probably read the USB Tekspek, and perhaps your intrigue, or product interest, has lead you to look up Firewire as well. The two are similar in some respects, particularly some of the products that use the two technologies. However, Firewire has its differences, which means it has both benefits and drawback when compared to USB. This Tekspek will look at Firewire and also look at it with respect to USB.

Read More

System Buses & Bandwidth
System Buses & Bandwidth
Date Issued: 21st Oct 2008

In computing terms, system buses are used to connect various components to the motherboard’s core logic and, often, to each other. Modern PCs run with a multitude of high-speed buses ranging from the interconnects between, say, the chipset and the CPU, graphics card, memory, and peripherals.

Read More

64 Bit Operating Systems
64 Bit Operating Systems
Date Issued: 14th Jul 2008

This TekSpek explains the essentials required to run a 64-bit operating system and native 64-bit applications on a modern 64-bit capable PC system.

Read More

Updating Drivers
Updating Drivers
Date Issued: 25th Jun 2008

Updating drivers can sometimes be a bit of a gamble. Will the drivers come with an installer? Will you need to uninstall the old drivers first? Many drivers these days do come with an installer, which simplifies the process dramatically.

Read More

Reviews
Questions & Answers
RME Digiface USB
RME Digiface USB