Rubix22

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.

Description

FEATURE

  • 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 bits


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

OUTPUT (1L, 2R) jacks: +8 dBu (impedance balanced)


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.


OTHERS

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
* 0 dBu = 0.775 Vrms


INTRODUCING
PERFECT SOUND

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