The right interface for you

There is no denying that home and project studio owners have never had a better range of audio and MIDI interfaces to choose from, whatever their budget or feature requirements. Below are 3 of the most popular budget options, perfect for the novice producer. You can also click here to see some more options compared.

Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 (€139)

Focusrite Scarlett 2i2
For the price, the Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 is bang on the money. It’s a simple 2-in, 2-out USB interface on a budget. For most home studios (unless your setup comprises of a number of synthesisers), 2 inputs and 2 outputs is all you are going to need.
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M-Audio Fast Track Ultra 8R (€355)

M-Audio Fast Track Ultra 8R
If you want to record multiple sources simultaneously, this rack-mountable interface is a winner for piles of connectivity at a low cost.
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RME Fireface UCX (€1,139)

For those looking to get a little more serious with their production, this interface offers high quality connectivity and conversion, but costs a little more than its wallet friendly counterparts.

RME Fireface UCX
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