Native Instruments Komplete Audio 2 USB Audio Interface

Native Instruments Komplete Audio 2 USB Audio Interface

With two mic/instrument inputs and a collection of pro effects and software synths, the Native Instruments Komplete Audio 2 is a solid, simple USB interface.

Native Instruments Komplete Audio 6 USB Interface

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Dimensions and Weight:

- 2" (52 mm) x 6.3" (159 mm) x 4.8" (122 mm)
- 1.9lb (850 grams)

System Requirements:

- Mac: Mac OS X 10.9, 10.10 or 10.11.1 (latest update), Intel Core 2 Duo
- Windows: Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10 (latest Service Pack, 32/64-bit), Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD AthlonTM 64 X2
- 4 GB RAM (6 GB recommended for large KONTAKT Instruments)
- Monitor with 1024 x 768 screen resolution
- USB 2.0
- DVD drive

Supported Drivers:

ASIO, Core Audio, DirectSound, WASAPI

Audio Converters:

- A/D Channels: 4
- D/A Channels: 4
- Sample Rates: 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96 kHz
- Bit Resolution: 16, 24 Bit

Inputs 1/2 (Mic/Line/Instrument):

(Calculated by measuring the complete signal path from analog input to analog output)

Input Impedance:
- Line: 44 kOhm, balanced
- Instrument: 1 MOhm, unbalanced
- Mic: 3.4 kOhm, balanced

Full-Scale Input Level @ max. Gain:
- Line: -4 dBu
- Instrument: -9.7 dBu
- Mic: -36 dBu

Maximum Input Level:
- Line: +14.3 dBu
- Instrument: +8.4 dBu
- Mic: 0 dBu

- Line: -inf ... +15 dB
- Instrument: -inf ... +21 dB
- Mic: +11 dB ... +47 dB

Dynamic Range @ Unity Gain:
- Line: 98.3 dB (A)
- Instrument: 98.3 dB (A)
- Mic: 98.0 dB (A)

THD+N (Full-Scale Level, Unity Gain):
- Line: 0.013 %
- Instrument: 0.013 %
- Mic: 0.013 %

Frequency Response (96 kHz), -1 dB:
- Line: 13 Hz - 42 kHz
- Instrument: 12 Hz - 42 kHz
- Mic: 13 Hz - 45 kHz

Equivalent Input Noise @ Max. Gain:
- Line: N/A
- Instrument: N/A
- Mic: -127.5 dBu (A)

Line Inputs 3/4:

(Calculated by measuring the complete signal path from analog input to analog output)

- Input Impedance: 44 kOhm, balanced
- Full-Scale Input Level: +12 dBu
- Gain: -1 dB
- Dynamic Range: 98.5 dB (A)
- THD+N (Full-Scale Level): 0.013 %
- Frequency Response (96 kHz), -1 dB: 12 Hz - 43 kHz

Line Outputs (D/A)

- Full Scale Output Level @ Max. Volume: +11 dBu
- Dynamic Range @ Max. Volume: 102 dB (A)
- THD+N: 1/2: 0.01%, 3/4: 0.02%
- Frequency Response (96 kHz), -1 dB: 10 Hz - 45 kHz

Headphone Output:

- Maximum Output Level (High Impedance): +12 dBu, 3.0 Vrms
- Maximum Output Power: 20 mW @ 100 Ohms, 11 mW @ 33 Ohms
- Dynamic Range: 102 dB (A)
- THD+N @ Max Level, 100 Ohms: 0.014%
- Frequency Response (96 kHz), -1 dB: 9 Hz - 45 kHz

Digital I/O:

2 channels (5/6), SPDIF in/out, coaxial
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 866-556-6487 or 323-467-2693

Native Instruments Komplete Audio 6 USB

The Native Instruments Komplete Audio 6 USB interface is a high-quality 6-channel audio interface with everything you need to record, play and perform music: four analog ins/outs, digital in/out, MIDI and low-latency performance. Two mic inputs are armed with high-end preamps while Cirrus Logic converters deliver pristine, transparent sound. Komplete Audio 6 is the perfect studio upgrade for those who want pro-level recordings at an affordable price.


- 2 balanced mic/line/instrument (XLR) inputs
- 2 balanced line (1/4-inch TRS) inputs
- High-quality preamplifiers with individual gain controls
- +48V phantom power for using condenser mics and active DI boxes
- 4 balanced analog outputs (1/4-inch TRS)
- Digital stereo input and output (S/PDIF / RCA) for lossless signal transmission
- MIDI in/out for master keyboard, Maschine or any third-party MIDI controller
- Headphone output with independent level control and source switch
- Low-latency performance for using virtual instruments and effects
- Direct monitoring for live, latency-free recording
- Mono input switch for recording vocals, guitar or other mono sources
- 15 status LEDs provide visual feedback for all signals and indicate clipping
- Completely USB-powered, with an extra-sturdy custom USB socket
- Also accommodates DJs looking for a DJ interface

Included software:

- Komplete Elements: 3GB+ library of over 1000 inspiring instruments and effects
- Cubase LE 6 sequencer and recording software
- Traktor LE 2 DJ software
- $30 e-voucher for Komplete Instruments or Effects at the NI Online Shop

Native Instruments Komplete Audio 6 lets you experience every facet of your sound, whether you're playing virtual instruments or recording audio. After all, if you're using Maschine or Komplete Instruments and Effects, you're armed with an array of sounds in the highest-possible audio fidelity. Komplete Audio 6 gives you the hardware to match.

Pristine sound doesn't happen by accident; it's the result of knowledge, experience and close attention to detail. Native Instruments Komplete Audio 6 has been designed in-house by Native Instruments. From the custom, streamlined circuit design, through the hand-picked components to the analog volume knob on top of the unit, every part of the interface is designed to preserve signal clarity.

Upgraded chips, audio drivers, and circuitry ensure that latency is low, and the direct monitoring option provides 100% latency-free monitoring for recording guitars, vocals, or other live sources.
(10 ratings)
Submitted December 21, 2012 by Darren H in Snellville, GA
"One of the best Audio Interfaces on the market"
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I own this and I love it, Clear, precise and smooth. I have this connected to a Intel Core I5 and it runs with precision. I am able to take it on the go as it fits easily into a pc/mac bag along with my engine (pc) and midi cables. Buy this powerful little machine as you will NOT go wrong!!!
Quiet smooth running A / I
Separate monitoring from 1/2 or 3/4. Several inputs. Included Cubase AI Elements 6
Ease of Use
Well built. Quality for a small price
As with all equipment, this will last a long time with proper care.
Manufacturer Support
I have not had to get in contact with themas I have not needed them.
The Wow Factor
WOW!! I love it.
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