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Akai EIE Pro

Akai EIE Pro
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item number 275586
sales unit 1 piece
available since January 2012
sales rank 2160
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sales rank 2160 at thomann.de 43 in this category (Details)

Akai EIE Pro, USB audio interface with up to 24-bit recording resolution supporting all standard sample rates (44.1kHz/48kHz/88.2kHz/96kHz), 4x XLR / 6,3mm combo jacks with phantom power and gain control, 4x nickel-plated 6,3mm outputs, 2x classic VU level meters with switchable sources and RED peak LEDS, Three additional USB ports for connecting other devices through to a computer (HUB), 5 Pin DIN MIDI Interface - 1x in and 1x out, Headphone output with switchable source and direct monitoring dial, Table-top, solid construction with a great-looking, classic design, Includes: Power adaptor, ProTools Express (incl. iLok), USB Cable, Quick start guide, dimensions DWH: 160 x 201 x 103 mm, Weight: 1,9 kg

  • 3-year Thomann warranty
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Really good device

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I haven't been able to find anything bad to say about this interface. Plugged in, updated drivers and firmware and everything has been silky smooth. No hassle with ASIO drivers for once! Really low latency, cool looking and quality hw, good set of connections too! (Using Win7 32bit, AMD 6-core CPU, 4GB RAM). 10/10.

Neat, and attractive - missing just a couple of features

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Build quality is very solid, and those toggle switches and analogue VUs look and feel brilliant. Sound quality is nothing special, nor are those pres. Whilst it's better featured in some ways than equivalent interfaces - it has an in/out mixer for example - it does lack a couple of things that niggle me a bit. You can't chain 2 channels together, and the drivers are very basic - no chance of any routing at all. There is a mono/stereo switch on the front but it only refers to the headphones, not the USB audio. This seems a big omission to me. Still, it's otherwise a great little interface.

Good audio interface but does not work in OS X Mavericks

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I used this audio interface for some time, and I was quite satisfied with it. Not superb, but OK. But then OS X 10.9 (Mavericks) was released, and this audio interface stopped working after I updated OS X. Reason is quite simple - Akai has not released updated drivers for OS X, and it is almost end of January 2014. My detailed ratings reflect the situation before 10.9, for total rating I give only one star due to the very poor support in driver update. If you are Mac user, my advice is to look something else.

Otherwise, the quality of sound was good, and it is very easy and clear to use. Construction is heavy and bulky, and I consider this mostly for studio use as it would be quite cumbersome to carry around. On the other hand it seems extremely sturdy since the casing is all metal.

I especially liked the integrated USB hub, since recent Mac laptops have usually only 2 USB sockets. However, I noticed some reliability issues when using this with Mac. At least on couple of occasions, USB Hub stopped working.

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Excellent piece of kit. Hasn't let me down yet. Recording V-Drums through protools.

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