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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.
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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.

SYSTEM
 
Number of Audio Record/Playback Channels
  • Record: 2 channels
  • Playback: 2 channels

Signal Processing

  • PC interface: 24 bits
  • AD/DA conversion: 24 

Sampling Frequency

  • AD/DA conversion: 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 96 kHz, 192 kHz

Interface

  • Hi-Speed USB
  • MIDI IN, OUT

Connectors

  • INPUT (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 impedance

Controllers

  • SENS 1L, 2R knobs
  • Hi-Z switch
  • 48V switch
  • OUTPUT knob
  • PHONES knob
  • POWER SOURCE switch
  • DIRECT MONITOR switch
  • GROUND LIFT switch

Indicator

  • Level indicators (1L, 2R)
  • POWER indicator
  • Hi-Z indicator
  • 48V indicator

CHARACTERISTICS

Nominal Input Level

  • INPUT (1L, 2R) connectors (XLR type): -60-- -12 dBu
  • INPUT (1L, 2R) jacks (1/4-inch TRS phone type): -44--+4 dBu

Maximum Input Level

  • INPUT (1L, 2R) connectors (XLR type): +2 dBu
  • INPUT (1L, 2R) jacks (1/4-inch TRS phone type): +18 dBu

Nominal Output Level

  • OUTPUT (1L, 2R) jacks: -6 dBu (impedance balanced)
Maximum Output Level
  • Maximum Output Level
PHONES Maximum Output Power
  • 20 mW + 20 mW (L + R, 47 ohms load)
Headroom
  • 14 dB
Input Impedance
  • INPUT (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 on
Output Impedance
  • OUTPUT (1L, 2R) jacks: 2 k ohms (balanced)
  • PHONES jack: 47 ohms
Residual Noise Level
  • INPUT (1L, 2R) --> OUTPUT (1L, 2R): -94 dBu typ. (SENS 1L, SENS 2R knobs: min., input terminated with 600 ohms, IHF-A, typ.)
Dynamic Range
  • AD block INPUT (1L, 2R) jacks: 104 dB typ. (SENS 1L, SENS 2R knobs: min.)
  • DA block OUTPUT (1L, 2R) jacks: 109 dB typ.
OTHER
 
Power Supply
  • Supplied from the computer via USB, DC 5V
Current Draw
  • 500 mA
Operating System
 
  • Microsoft(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
Dimensions
  • 145 (W) x 165 (D) x 46 (H) mm
  • 5-3/4 (W) x 6-1/2 (D) x 1-13/16 (H) inches
Weight (main unit only)
  • 1.0 kg
  • 2 lbs 4 oz
Accessories
  • Setup Guide
  • Leaflet "USING THE UNIT SAFELY"
  • USB cable
  • Ableton Live Lite Serial Number Card

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Platform Hybrid (Mac and PC)
Manufacturer ROLAND
System Requirements (Windows)
  • Microsoft(R) Windows(R) 7, Windows(R) 8, Windows(R) 8.1, Windows(R) 10
System Requirements (Mac)
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.10 or later
  • Apple iOS 9 or later
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