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Roland Rubix22 USB Audio Interface

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MSRP: $399.99
$159.99
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RUBIX22

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.

  • 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
  • Studio-grade sound you can take anywhere

    Nothing is more important than sound quality when it comes to audio interfaces. And you shouldn’t have to sacrifice sound quality to have an affordable interface that you can take with you. Rubix sounds clean and detailed with transparent, low noise mic preamps and supports audio resolutions up 24-bit/192kHz. It’s made of durable metal, and a lot went into its compact, low-noise design. With all the places Rubix22 can go, you’ll appreciate its extensive shielding and ground lifts, making sure you get good clean audio just about anywhere.

  • 2 high quality mic preamps

    Rubix22’s dual microphone preamps are designed for low noise and high definition. They sound clean and transparent with plenty of headroom for capturing all the impact and detail of whatever you’re recording. And the flexible combo jacks mean you can easily connect a wide variety of sources without the need for adapters or special cables.

  • Built for Mac, PC and iPad

    Rubix22 is ultra-portable and ultra-flexible. It has low latency class compliant drivers for Mac and PC, so it's simple to get up and running with smooth, reliable audio performance. And it also supports iPad giving you an extremely compact system for on-location recording, on-the-go production, or live performance. It even includes Ableton Live Lite, powerful studio production and live performance software that works perfectly with Rubix22, right out of the box.

SYSTEMNumber of Audio Record/Playback ChannelsRecord: 2 channels
Playback: 2 channelsSignal ProcessingPC interface: 24 bits
AD/DA conversion: 24 bitsSampling FrequencyAD/DA conversion: 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 96 kHz, 192 kHzInterfaceHi-Speed USB
MIDI IN, OUTConnectorsINPUT (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 impedanceControllersSENS 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 indicatorCHARACTERISTICSNominal Input LevelINPUT (1L, 2R) connectors (XLR type): -60-- -12 dBu
INPUT (1L, 2R) jacks (1/4-inch TRS phone type): -44--+4 dBuMaximum Input LevelINPUT (1L, 2R) connectors (XLR type): +2 dBu
INPUT (1L, 2R) jacks (1/4-inch TRS phone type): +18 dBuNominal Output LevelOUTPUT (1L, 2R) jacks: -6 dBu (impedance balanced)Maximum Output LevelOUTPUT (1L, 2R) jacks: +8 dBu (impedance balanced)PHONES Maximum Output Power20 mW + 20 mW (L + R, 47 ohms load)Headroom14 dBInput ImpedanceINPUT (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 onOutput ImpedanceOUTPUT (1L, 2R) jacks: 2 k ohms (balanced)
PHONES jack: 47 ohmsResidual Noise LevelINPUT (1L, 2R) --> OUTPUT (1L, 2R): -94 dBu typ. (SENS 1L, SENS 2R knobs: min., input terminated with 600 ohms, IHF-A, typ.)Dynamic RangeAD block INPUT (1L, 2R) jacks: 104 dB typ. (SENS 1L, SENS 2R knobs: min.)
DA block OUTPUT (1L, 2R) jacks: 109 dB typ.OTHERPower SupplySupplied from the computer via USB, DC 5VCurrent Draw500 mAOperating SystemMicrosoft(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

* Although Roland has tested numerous configurations, and has determined that on average, a computer system similar to that described above will permit normal operation of the Rubix, Roland cannot guarantee that a given computer can be used satisfactorily with the Rubix based solely on the fact that it meets the above requirements. This is because there are too many other variables that may influence the processing environment, including differences in motherboard design and the particular combination of other devices involved.Dimensions145 (W) x 165 (D) x 46 (H) mm
5-3/4 (W) x 6-1/2 (D) x 1-13/16 (H) inchesWeight (main unit only)1.0 kg
2 lbs 4 ozAccessoriesSetup Guide
Leaflet "USING THE UNIT SAFELY"
USB cable
Ableton Live Lite Serial Number Card
* 0 dBu = 0.775 Vrms

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