Fireface UFX+ Audio Interface by RME

RME Fireface UFX+ Audio Interface - Thunderbolt, USB 2, USB 3, ADAT, MADI, AES, SPDIF, 188 Channel I/O

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Product Overview 20th Anniversary Flagship Interface
The Fireface UFX+ becomes the centre of any multi-track studio, with the ability to handle up to 94 channels I/O with ease. Unprecedented flexibility, compatibility, the inclusion of DURec (Direct USB Recording) and RME's famous low latency hardware and driver designs - the Fireface UFX+ raises the bar to new heights.

The new Fireface UFX+ is packed with features not found on its older sibling, including MADI I/O, taking it to 188 channels of I/O (128 channels more than the Fireface UFX), a more powerful DSP, USB 3.0, Thunderbolt, and a new optional remote control. This firmly places the RME Fireface UFX+ as the new reference in multitrack recording, mixing and monitoring.

You Name It, You Connect It
Its flexibility in connectivity and expansion is unrivalled - Analogue, ADAT, MADI, AES, SPDIF. USB 2, USB 3 and Thunderbolt are standard on the Fireface UFX+.

The UFX+ has an impressive channel count: 12 analog + 16 ADAT + 2 AES + 64 MADI = 94 channels input plus output = 188 channels in total. Thunderbolt gives the Fireface UFX+ real PCI Express audio performance under Mac and Windows, with lowest latency, lowest system overhead and lowest CPU load. The Fireface UFX+ is fully Thunderbolt compatible under Windows, including hot-plugging.

RME MADI System Setups
All new AD/DA converters, optimized analog I/O circuits, as well as improved SNR and THD values guarantee pristine, crystal clear and transparent audio. A new PADfree mic circuit design with +18 dBu maximum input level and 75 dB gain range serves even the most critical recording situation and source trouble-free.

New low impedance Hi-Power phones outputs (2 Ohms) with +19 dBu maximum output level provide ample output power as well as volume on any phones, high or low impedance.

Comprehensive MADI Connectivity
The Fireface UFX+ opens the doors to a host of RME and 3rd party digital and analog I/O solutions. Expanding your analog channel count, the ability to route/mix within the digital domain through numerous sources presents many flexible options. Several external MADI devices can also be connected in series.

To further enhance MADI flexibility, the Fireface UFX+ boasts some typical RME-style features. For example in USB 2 mode, which is limited to 30 channels I/O (12 analogue plus 16 ADAT plus AES), the MADI I/O is still available via RME's integrated hardware mixer TotalMix FX. Word Clock I/O (BNC) can be switched to MADI I/O (coaxial), and a special split mode even supports the use of both MADI I/O's simultaneously, with 32 channel each on optical and coaxial.

Improved DURec (Direct USB Recording)
DURec, which is available on the front of the Fireface UFX+, now offers second generation hardware with improved USB functionality and compatibility, providing greater reliability even with slower or multi-partitioned USB thumb drives.

The maximum number of recordable channels has been raised to 76, meaning all 12 analog inputs plus 64 MADI channels can be recorded simultaneously. An internal Realtime Clock (RTC) delivers time-stamped files, and playback now includes several advanced player functions previously unavailable.

Remote Control
The optional Advanced Remote Control USB connects directly to the Fireface UFX+ or any computer giving you tactile TotalMix FX control

More information can be found in the User Manual below:
Data Sheet Features Future Proof Connectivity
• Fully Thunderbolt and USB 3 compatible.
• Real hot-plugging PCI Express audio performance under Mac and Windows.

Advanced DURec
• Backup your recording up to 76 channels simultaneously – all 12 analogue plus MADI on your Flash Drive.

Low Latency Hammerfall X-Core
• Maximum performance and ultra-low latency operation. Uncompromised pro audio features on all platforms.
Specifications
Specifications
Computer Interface Type
  • Thunderbolt
  • USB 3
Analogue Inputs (Total) 12
Analogue Outputs (Total) 12
Connections (Input)
  • 8 x 1/4" TRS jack (Balanced)
  • 2 x ADAT In
  • 1 x AES-EBU
  • 1 x MADI - Optical In
  • 2 x MIDI
  • 1 x Thunderbolt
  • 1 x USB
  • 4 x XLR / Jack Combo
Mic Preamps (Max) 4
Instrument Inputs (Max) 12
Phantom Power Yes
Sample Rate (Max) 192 kHz
Bit Resolution 24
iPad Compatible No
Dynamic Range n/a dB
Connections (Output)
  • 6 x 1/4" TRS jack (Balanced)
  • 2 x ADAT Out
  • 2 x Headphone (TRS 6.35mm Jack)
  • 1 x MADI - Coaxial
  • 1 x MADI - Optical Out
  • 2 x MIDI
  • 1 x word clock
  • 2 x XLR
Dimensions (mm) 440 x 44 x 210 mm WxHxD
DSP Processing No
Misc. Notes  
Warranty

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Details
Duration:
24 months
Type:
Return to base
DOA Period:
30 days
RTB Period:
24 months
Manufacturer Contact Details
Manufacturer:
RME
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