RME has announced the impending delivery of Babyface, a new 22-channel portable USB 2.0 audio interface. Babyface sports digitally controlled mic preamps, instrument input, ADAT, S/PDIF and MIDI ports. The built-in TotalMix FX DSP mixer includes high-quality EQ, delay and reverb for tracking and monitoring.

  • Sample rates up to 192 kHz
  • Analog I/O x2
  • Mic/Line preamp x2, digitally controlled
  • Alternate Instrument Input
  • Stereo Headphone Output
  • ADAT I/O
  • S/PDIF optical port (switchable with ADAT I/O)
  • MIDI port
  • USB 2.0 port

The Babyface package will include TotalMix FX and DIGICheck software, XLR breakout cable, optical cable, USB cable and power supply. Additional BO9632XLRMKH XLR breakout cables (shown above) may be purchased separately.

Babyface is currently priced at €599. No US pricing has been announced yet.


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