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Rode Ai1 USB Audio Interface

Get recording at home with Rode's USB interface. No bells and whistles here -- just a clean Class A mic preamp and 96 kHz/24-bit conversion for a nice price! Rate and review this product
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Rode Ai1 USB Audio Interface

The Rode AI-1 USB Audio Interface adds studio-quality input and output capabilities to your computer, making home recording easier than it's ever been. With its high quality Neutrik TM combo jack input and discrete Class-A preamp, you'll be able to connect either a microphone, guitar or a line level instrument, such as a synthesizer.

The AI-1 is the best quality-for-price single-channel interface available, bar none. It’s also incredibly easy to use, thanks to thoughtful design, Australian Made quality – it is the perfect companion to any of RØDE Microphones

The AI-1 allows zero-latency playback by enabling the direct monitoring feature and playback via headphones/speakers with the high quality discrete headphone amplifier. To ensure the AI-1 is truly versatile it features 48V Phantom Power and is class compliant – so no need to install any drivers.

Features:

- Ultra low-noise Class-A discrete preamplifier
- Sampling rate of up to 96kHz/24-Bit
- Premium discrete headphone amplifier
- XLR-1/4” Combo Jack Instrument / line level input
- 2 x Balanced 1/4” speaker outputs
- Rugged body with Satin Black Finish
- USB-C/3 connectivity

Hardware Features Front - XLR-1/4” Combo Input: Balanced input via 3-pin XLR- 1/4” Neutrik combo socket. Microphones, instruments (guitars) and line level instruments (synthesizers) can be connected via this input.
- Signal LED: Indicates signal input level. No LED indicates below -60dB. Green LED indicates an input level of at least -40dB, Yellow indicates an input level above -12dB and Red indicates an input level of above -3dB.
- Phantom Power LED: Indicates when phantom power 48V is applied to XLR-1/4” Combo Jack input. Gain level knob must be pushed to turn on/off.
- Gain Level Knob: Gain knob for adjusting input gain. Press knob to turn on/off phantom power.
- Playback/Monitor Level Knob: Gain knob for adjusting headphone / speaker volume. Press knob to turn Direct Monitoring on/off.
- Direct Monitor LED: Indicates when Direct Monitoring is on/off. When Direct Monitoring is ON, audio from the microphone will be routed directly to the headphones. When Direct Monitoring is OFF, you will hear only audio from the computer.
- USB LED: Indicates when the AI-1 is connected via the USB cable.
- Headphone Jack Output: Connector for headphones, ¼” TRS jack required

Hardware Features Back

- USB-C Port: USB-C type connector. Connect to your laptop or computer with the USB cable supplied.
- Speaker outputs: 2 x ¼” impedance balanced outputs.

zZounds is an authorized dealer of RODE products.
- Computer Connectivity: USB
- Form Factor: Desktop
- Simultaneous I/O: 1 x 2
- Number of Preamps: 1
- Phantom Power: Yes
- Bit Depth: 24-bit

Sample Rates:
- 44.1 kHz
- 48 kHz
- 88.2 kHz
- 96 kHz
- Analog Inputs: 1 x Neutrik XLR-1/4” combo

Analog Outputs:
- 2 x 1/4” (impedance balanced)
- 1 x 1/4” (headphones)
- Direct Monitor: Yes
- USB: 1 x USB Type C
- Bus Powered: Yes

OS Requirements:
- Mac OS 10.10 or later
- Windows 7 or later
- Power: USB bus-powered

Depth:
- 100mm total (with knobs)
- chassis: 88mm
Width: 124mm
Height: 38mm
Weight: 1lb 3.7oz
Weight, Dimensions, and Manufacturer Part Numbers
Shipping Weight: 1 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 7 x 5 x 3 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): Ai1
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 805-566-7777
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