Arturia Audiofuse 8Pre USB-C – 16 ins, 20 outs
Posted on: Tuesday 24th of September 2019
The Arturia AudioFuse 8Pre is a feature-rich standalone USB-C audio interface and ADAT preamp I/O expander, well suited for band recording. The 8Pre features eight Discrete Pro preamps that feed AKM premium A/D converters as well as eight line outputs and speaker outputs. The front panel hosts two independent headphone outputs (1/4″ and 3.5mm).
Other notable features include two balanced inserts on channels one and two, double ADAT for eight digital in/out with up to 24-bit / 96 kHz resolution, and wordclock BNC inputs and outputs. The black metal case can be rack mounted or used in a tabletop configuration. The rack ears can be switched up and deployed as ‘feet’. The AudioFuse 8Pre works with Windows or Mac systems and is backwards compatible with USB 2.0. The AudioFuse 8Pre ships with the AudioFuse Creative Suite, an expanding collection of software effects and instruments from the Analog Lab Lite collection and emulations of vintage effects processors and mic pres.
The Audiofuse 8Pre is available now at £669 / $699