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Audient iD4 MKII Audio Interface

$399.00 $380.00

Audient designs the iD14 MKII to take your home recordings to the next level! Firstly, the iD14 MKII delivers professional audio performance in a compact and modern desktop package. Secondly, it gives you everything you need to make studio quality recordings at home. Most importantly, it is very affordable!

Description

What’s new in the iD14 MKII audio interface?

  • Updated look & feel — A sleek new gunmetal housing and cleaner top-down interface gives the iD14 MKII a look and workflow that are better built to stand the test of time in your studio.
  • USB 3.0 speeds — With a data transmission cap that’s 10 times higher than its predecessor, the iD14 MKII boasts a much snappier connection to your laptop. This translates to lower latency and much-reduced round-trip speeds.
  • USB-C connection — A USB-C to USB-C connection (cable included) makes the MKII version of the iD14 compatible with even more modern devices on the market. It’s completely USB 3.0 bus powered, so you can produce great music and content beyond the studio walls.
  • Even better audio performance — The previous iD14 was one of the cleanest and quietest interfaces in its class. We’re pleased to report that the iD14 MKII is even better, with an improved dynamic range on both the ADC (+5dB) and DAC (+9dB). This means, whether you’re tracking or monitoring, the MKII is your key to a cleaner, quieter studio.
  • Studio-grade headphone amp — A new 600Ω headphone amplifier with dual independent outputs (1/4″ and 1/8″) makes the iD14 the ideal front end for track monitoring to casual listening.
  • Free ARC software suite— Thanks to its included software bundle, the iD14 MKII is an even better option for budding songwriters and producers. Registering your product online gets you access to Steinberg’s Cubase/Cubasis LE3 DAW, the Two Notes Wall of Sound cab simulation, a host of virtual instruments from Waldorf and Gforce, and three introductory courses from Produce Like a Pro.

Audient iD14 MKII still has the Audient Console Mic Preamp

Every iD audio interface features the Audient Console Mic Preamp, the same discrete circuit design found in Audient’s renowned recording console the ASP8024-HE. Audient designs it to deliver ultra- low noise and low distortion with a touch of classic analogue warmth. The iD14’s two Audient mic pre’s gives you the professional sound you deserve. The Audient mic pre is a high grade hybrid discrete and op amp design that delivers a clean, accurate and detailed translation of your source.

 

Class leading converters by Asahi Kasei Microdevices (AKM)

AKM has been around since 1980. The company provides solutions for high quality audio system with the original digital-analog mixing technology. iD14’s converters make sure you hear every nuance, every detail of your audio, enabling you to take your recordings to the next level. Offering an incredible 126dB of dynamic range you will hear your audio more accurately, make better creative decisions and experience stunning clarity directly from your desktop.

Audient iD14 MKII Dynamic Range

Audient iD14 MKII Dynamic Range

 

 

 

2 pairs of speaker outputs

Connect and listen to your mixes through two sets of speakers with iD14’s four line outputs. Alternatively use the extra line outputs to send audio to an external headphone amp for distribution to your artists.

 

Dual headphone outputs

iD14 MKII audio interface comes with both a jack and mini jack connection. The powerful headphone amp capable of driving headphones up to 600Ohms. iD14 is ready to take on the most demanding recording sessions.

 

JFET instrument input ready plug and play

JFET input replicates the input stage of a classic valve amplifier. The iD14’s harmonically rich JFET Instrument Input is the perfect sonic foundation for your guitar or bass and amp sims.

 

Expand via ADAT port – more channels, more possibilities

Plan for the future with iD14’s digital input. Supporting both ADAT and SPDIF, iD14 gives you the option to add up to eight extra mic pre inputs letting you expand your rig and take on larger sessions. Connect it to the ASP880 or ASP800 gives you up to 10 channels of inputs. Recording a drum session is no longer a problem.

 

Software mixer with ultra low latency

iD 14 comes with a simple but intuitive iD Mixer. Create and customise low latency headphone mixes, utilise the flexible monitor control or simply keep an eye on your levels – all from one easy to use app.

 

Innovative talkback function

iD14’s dedicated talkback technology enables you to use any audio source connected to your computer such as a built in or USB microphone as your talkback mic, freeing up valuable mic pres for recording.

 

Advanced monitor control lets you work faster

Speed up your workflow with the iD button. Assign any of iD14’s advanced monitoring features to the iD button, including DIM, CUT, Polarity Reverse, Mono Sum, Talkback or Cue Mix monitoring, and experience complete control at your fingertips.

Audient iD14 MKII advanced monitor control

Audient iD14 MKII advanced monitor control

 

USB Bus powered – No more power adapter

No need to find a power outlet as iD14 is powered directly from your computer via USB, without compromising on sound quality or performance.

 

ScrollControl

You can turn iD14’s volume knob into a virtual scroll wheel and take control of a variety of compatible onscreen parameters. Quickly dial in settings, adjust faders or even write in automation without spending hours staring at the screen.

 

3 Year Limited Warranty

Yes, 3 years! All of Audient’s products come with a three-year limited warranty. Guaranteeing you further protection and peace of mind when you choose Audient.

 

Bundle software to kick start your recording

Bundled with a free suite of creative software including Cubase LE and Cubasis LE for iOS, alongside industry leading plugins and virtual instruments, you can start recording as soon as you open the box.

 

Audient iD14 MKII Audio Interface Features:

  • 2 Audient Class A console mic preamplifiers with +48V phantom power
  • JFET instrument input accurately reproduces your guitar, bass, or keyboard signal
  • High-performance converters with 120dB of dynamic range
  • 8-channel ADAT optical input lets you expand to a total of 10 channels
  • Bus powered — no additional power supply required
  • Included ARC software suite with DAW, virtual instruments, plug-in FX, and more
  • ScrollControl lets you use the iD14 MKII’s big volume knob to tweak DAW/plug-in parameters
  • Zero-latency monitoring with monitor mix and pan
  • Balanced 1/4″ TRS main speaker outputs
  • Two additional line outputs for creative routing or additional monitors
  • 2 independent studio-grade headphone outputs
  • Zippy USB 3.0 data transmission
  • Future-looking USB-C connection
  • Rugged, attractive, all-metal chassis
  • OS compatibility: macOS and Windows

 

iD14 MKII Specifications:

D.I / Instrument Input

RANGE: 40dB
LINEUP: 12dBu = 0dBFS
THD+N @ 0dBu: 0.1%
SNR: 100dBu A-Weighted
FREQUENCY RESPONSE – MIN GAIN ±0.5dB 10Hz to 20kHz
1/4” TS JACK: Tip (Hot) & Sleeve (Shield)

 

Microphone preamplifier

GAIN RANGE: 58dB
LINEUP: 12dBu = 0dBFS
MIC MAX INPUT LEVEL: 12dBu
MAX INPUT LEVEL: 21dBu
INPUT IMPEDANCE (Mic): 2.8k
INPUT IMPEDANCE (Line): >8k
THD+N @ 0dBu 0.00170%
SNR: 101dBu A-Weighted
EIN: 129dB A-Weighted
CMRR @ 1k: >75dB
CROSSTALK: >-100dB
FREQUENCY RESPONSE – MIN GAIN ±0.5dB 10Hz to 40kHz
XLR COMBI FEMALE: Pin 2 (Hot), Pin 3 (Cold) & Pin 1 (Shield)
1/4” TRS JACK: Tip (Hot), Ring (Cold) & Sleeve (Shield)

 

Analogue to Digital Converter

THD+N @ -1dBFS: 0.001%
DYNAMIC RANGE: 120dB A-Weighted
CMRR: >80dB
FREQUENCY RESPONSE: ±0.5dB 10Hz to 40kHz

 

Line Outputs (DAC):

LINEUP: 12dBu = 0dBFS
THD+N @ -1dBFS: 0.0006%
DYNAMIC RANGE: 125.5dB A-Weighted
CROSSTALK: >120dB
FREQUENCY RESPONSE: ±0.1dB 10Hz to 40kHz
1/4” TRS JACK: Tip (Hot), Ring (Cold) & Sleeve (Shield)

 

Headphone Outputs:

LINEUP: 18.5dBu = 0dBFS
THD+N @ -1dBFS: 0.0009%
DYNAMIC RANGE: 125.5dB A-Weighted
CROSSTALK: >116dB
FREQUENCY RESPONSE: ±0.25dB 10Hz to 40kHz
MAXIMUM LEVEL @ 30R: 2.59V Peak, 1.827V RMS, 223mW
MAXIMUM LEVEL @ 62R: 4.18V Peak, 2.95V RMS, 280mW
MAXIMUM LEVEL @ 600R: 7.72V Peak, 5.46V RMS, 100mW
1/4” TRS JACK: Tip (Left), Ring (Right) & Sleeve (Shield)

 

USB-C High Speed:

BUS POWER:
MIN REQUIREMENT: 0.9A @ 5V >=USB 3.0 Port
MAX REQUIREMENT: 1.5A @ 5V USB-C: Provides higher headphone outputs levels
No. of INPUT CHANNELS: 10
No. of OUTPUT CHANNELS: 16

 

DSP MIXER LATENCY ROUND TRIP (in-to-out): 44.1kHz 0.65mS
48.0kHz 0.6mS
88.2kHz 0.33mS
96.0kHz 0.31mS