Black Lion Audio Revolution 2X2 USB Audio Interface

With premium converters, Macro-MMC clocking, and high-end analog circuits, the Black Lion Revolution 2X2 interface delivers pro-quality sound at a low price.
Black Lion Audio Revolution 2x2 delivers the ultimate in portable recording interfaces. Revolution isn't another run-of-the-mill interface from big brother -- it's the interface the world has always asked for.

The best sound you've heard

The most revolutionary thing to note about Revolution 2x2 is its sound quality: the sound of large, high-end converters that cost thousands of dollars is now available in a product that can fit in your hand -- and not break the bank.

Revolution uses "Macro-MMC" Clocking technology, which is based off of Black Lion Audio's numerous clocking products and modifications. Macro-MMC's circuit implementation brings converters to new heights; well beyond what's been seen in other recording interfaces. Black Lion Audio also assembled their finest A/D//D/A technology, giving you the record-making power you've never had before in an interface this small, portable, and affordable.


Watch producer Mike Watts record a song entirely through a BLA Revolution 2x2 interface and two Avantone Pro CV-12BLA microphones:


Top-tier analog design

Hi-fi digital design alone isn't enough to cut it -- it takes a serious analog circuit for the very best capture and playback. Revolution 2x2 is built with the most cutting edge, high- end ICs. High-end Vishay, Nichicon, and Wima capacitors are used throughout the entire circuit. All internal gain-staging has been optimized for the very lowest signal-to- noise ratio. All of the analog I/O has not only been built with the finest components, but read more are fully decoupled and balanced -- right to the very core of the convertor! Most manufacturers do not follow this practice, and that allows extra noise contamination during both capture and playback.

Noise-proof

Revolution also employs "PG-i" technology internally, based off of Black Lion Audio's experience in engineering their "best-of-class" power conditioners. All power rails are highly filtered in every active stage across Revolution 2x2 -- something that isn't even found in the most well-respected, high-end equipment. Power is decoupled across the entire circuit: the preamplifiers, the convertors, the internal power, and even the clock. This majorly helps reduce noise contamination from other equipment that is plugged into Revolution 2x2.

A complete software suite

A revolutionary interface needs life-changing software to boot, and Revolution 2x2 delivers. The Revolution Software Suite covers all of your needs, from DAW to plugins.

The Revolution Software Suite starts with PreSonus Studio One Artist -- the cutting edge DAW for all of your production needs. But if that wasn't enough, it also includes select plugins from Izotope, Brainworx, and Lindell.

Features:

- Modded out of the box -- all of Black Lion Audio's famous interface mods are here, without the need to ever improve that hardware
- Sound quality that was previously only found in the very most high-end and costly equipment
- 2 preamps, 2 analog outputs, 2 analog inputs / 2x2 simultaneous
- Extremely portable, and bus-powered via USB
- Incredible internal clocking with "Macro-MMC" clocking technology
- High-end Vishay, Nichicon, and Wima capaciters, and high-end ICs
- An incredibly low signal-to-noise ratio
- All inputs and outputs are fully decoupled and balanced in a way only seen in high-end equipment
- Internal "PG-i" technology reduces noise contamination from external equipment
- Includes PreSonus Studio One Artist, as well as plug-ins from Izotope, Brainworx, and Lindell

It took an impressive amount of design to revolutionize bus-powered, studio-grade interfaces. Black Lion Audio have been revered as the "king of audio mods" for years, and have modded countless recording interfaces over the years. But since the very beginning, they have been asked when they would create their own interface. So, they planned, engineered, and worked -- all in secret, for years.
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Computer Connectivity: USB-C
Form Factor: Desktop
Simultaneous I/O: 2 x 2
A/D Resolution: 24-bit/192kHz
Number of Preamps: 2 x mic, 2 x instrument
Phantom Power: Yes
Analog Inputs: 2 x XLR-1/4" combo (mic/line),
Analog Outputs: 2 x 1/4" (monitor),
Digital Inputs: 1 x Coaxial SPDIF
Headphones: 1 x 1/4" TRS
Software: Presonus Studio One Artist
Power Supply: USB Bus Powered
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 5.5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 13 x 11 x 6 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): BLA REVOLUTION2X2
Blemished
Shipping Weight: 4 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 10 x 9 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): MBP BLAREVOLUTION2X2
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 773-549-1885
(2 ratings)
Submitted May 11, 2021 by Allen Bradley in Forest Lake, MN
"Cannot be unheard"
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The ONLY problem with this interface is once you hear how incredible everything sounds through it nothing else can really compare.This thing is pure witchcraft. The sound is transparent yet colored, Flat yet Vibrant and Dynamic.I refuse to listen to numbers. I engineer Sound, Not mathematics. My ears review after review say that this interface is battling with the more universally known brands *ahem*.. and in my opinion BLA is winning.My ears have tuned to everything from a Behringer UMC, Scarlette, Evo, Apollo, all the way up the Lynx we use at the studio.This thing holds its weight WELL when compared to the Lynx. As far as the otherS mention. They are not even in the same solar system as this. Ether the quality lacks or the price tag is double for this kind of sound. Not to mention this is hands down the best headphone amp I have ever heard.. anywhere in anything at any price.Don't sit on this. Momentum is picking up and BLA is not the biggest company.. Get it while they last or be last to get it.¡Viva la Revolución!
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