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RME Fireface UCX Mini-Review

An RME On My iPad On the first day of winter NAMM RME launched its new audio interface: the Fireface UCX — RME UFX's little brother. The Fireface UCX includes iPad support. Here is a snapshot review of the Fireface UCX. read more…

RME Babyface Review

USBaby Most manufacturers have been adding compact audio interfaces to their product range for several years, and now is time for RME and its Babyface. Many mobile musicians and sound engineers have been eagerly waiting for this new USB2 compatible interface... read more…

RME FireFace UFX Review

Weapon of Massive Recording Six years after the FireFace 800, RME hits the external audio interface market again with a new flagship product: the FireFace UFX, which doesn't really replace its big brother — it outright and blatantly outclasses it. Focus on what could be the ultimate interface. read more…

User reviews on RME Audio products

A German sedan (Fireface UC)

By kopas, 19/08/2014
Which technical specifications motivated your choice?
The good converters for recording, a good clock.

Do you use it with other instruments or systems (mixing console, preamp, DtD, ...) and what's your setup? ...
Preamp into an XLR, MPC into a jack.

What do you use it for? What's your setup (motherboard, CPU, RAM, hard drive,...)?
For everything! To record vocals and separate tracks of the MPC, composing/mixing.
Setup: PC 4GB RAM, Windows 7 32 bits.

UTILIZATION

Are the drivers stable?
Very stable.

Are they up to date?
Yes.

Which software do you use?
Cubase 5 and FL Studio 11.

What's the latency of your system?
8 m/s

GETTING STARTED

Did you have any problems during the installation?
No, it's done pretty fast.

Is the overall configuration complicated?
Yes. And the virtual mixer is easy to get to grips with.

Did you have any incompatibility problems?
No.

Is the user's manual clear and comprehensive? ...
Yes.

OVERALL OPINION

How long have you been using it?
For over 3 years.

Did you try any other models before buying this one?
An M-Audio FastrackPro.

Which feature do you like best?
The sound fidelity, the single knob to browse inputs/outputs, the XLR converters, the virtual mixer.

Which feature do you like least?
Not enough inputs on the rear! I'll have to take the model just above as a consequence. Maybe a small reverb or an EQ.

How would you rate its value for money?
Maybe a bit expensive.

Based on your experience, would you buy this product again? ...
Without hesitation! If I had more money, I'd take the 800 to have more inputs/outputs.
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julien.stazma's review (Fireface UCX)

By julien.stazma, 23/09/2014
I use this soundcard as the core of my home studio where I produce my music and mix and master songs for other people.
I also use it as MIDI interface for my synths, an also to record them with Live.
I use Live 9 to produce my music and Reaper for mixing and mastering and this card works fine in any situation with my two workstations.

I chose it specially for TotalMix FX, which allows you to do complex routings and access a very good EQ and compressor without using the PC's processor.

UTILIZATION

Very stable drivers, both with Live and Reaper. The overall latency of 7ms is imperceptible (for example, playing a guitar plugged directly into the card and using headphones to not disturb the neighbors, hahaha).

GETTING STARTED

Very easy installation, as well as the overall setup, no incompatibilities. The TotalMix software might make you scratch your head in the beginning, but you'll get it fast enough.

OVERALL OPINION

I have been using it for a bit over a year now (I used to have an FA-66, a Native Instrument Audio Kontrol, which I still use live because it's super sturdy, and also a MultiMix 8) and it is perfect for all my needs, besides having an excellent performance (compared to the other soundcards I mentioned, the difference in terms of audio quality is flagrant).

TotalMix FX is a big plus due to its routing prowess and its quality DSPs.

It's not cheap, but you know what you are getting.
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News RME Audio

[Musikmesse][VIDEO] RME Babyface Pro

Published on 04/15/15
Our team was among the first at the RME Audio booth at Musikmesse 2015 to discover the new Babyface Pro USB audio interface.

RME released its MADI Router

Published on 03/29/14

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