RME Fireface UCX

36-channel USB 2.0 & FireWire 400 audio interface

  • 18 Inputs and outputs can be used simultaneously
  • 24-Bit/192kHz AD/DA converter
  • 2 Mic preamps with digitally controlled gain and individually switchable 48V phantom power
  • Instrument input
  • 8 x Analog I/O
  • ADAT I/O
  • SPDIF I/O
  • 2x MIDI I/O
  • Word clock
  • Intelligent clock control
  • SyncCheck
  • SyncAlign
  • SteadyClock
  • DIGICheck
  • TotalMix
  • Class compliant mode allows connection to Apple iPad/iPad2 (TM)
  • Design: 9.5"/1 U
  • Incl. TotalMix FX (with UFX effects engine) and MIDI breakout cable BO9652

Further Information

Recording/Playback Channels 18/18
Number of microphone inputs 2
Number of Line Inputs 8
Number of instrument inputs 2
Number of Line Outs 6
Headphone Outputs 1
Phantom power Yes
S/PDIF Connectors 1
ADAT Connectors 1
AES/EBU Connectors 0
MADI Connectors 0
Ethernet 0
Misc. Connectors No
MIDI Interface Yes
Word Clock 1xIn, 1xOut
max. Samplerate in kHz 192 kHz
Max. Resolution in bit 24 bit
Bus-Powered No
Incl. power supply Yes
Firewire Version 400
Width in mm 265 mm
Depth in mm 165 mm
Height in mm 44 mm

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Highly recommended

soiledpsot, 30.04.2017
Build quality is strong, the box is surprisingly small.

The conversion is top-notch in both directions?the bass frequency range extends quite low and is ?tight,? and ?punchy,? which was a pleasant surprise after what I'd heard about earlier firefaces being rather plain. Upper range is broad and smooth, without being ?soft,? or too flattering as I experienced with the Metric Halo. Stereo field is wide, without being exagerrated as I experienced with the Lynx. Detail is suprising.
The translation is very enjoyable while being highly accurate?I actually find myself being able to listen for durations and at volume levels previously not possible. I'm quite prone to fatigue. This is no longer the case. I'm also really enjoying just listening to music again?which is fantastic and surprisingly novel...

The preamps are clean, detailed, and very usable with plenty of gain. Hi-z input switching for guitar and bass is super clean and detailed as well.

Totalmix fx is a delight !!!

Having talkback with the remote is awesome, though it was a bit tricky to figure out from the manual. It's also fantastic to be able to EQ the main output for listening to internet audio or itunes?love this. The remote rocks?having volume recall, talkback, dim, and continuous volume control without having to go into the mixer or buy an external unit is wonderful.

Both the USB and Firewire drivers are super solid and perform very well at low buffer settings.

This is an amazing box from a solid company--definitely worth the price?that has given a surprise boost to my everyday enjoyment and workflow. Highly recommended.
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Versatile and easy audio interface but...

Adone, 16.01.2019
I use the RME Fireface UCX as my main audio interface from 2 years now and I take advantage of every feature it has. I use it in studio and also in live. Very handy for both situations.

The sound quality of the converters (in and out) is great for the price but the pres are not in the same league. I prefer to use an external preamplifier connected to the back line input of the interface. I use the RME pres only when I record in stereo with 2 mics (because I don't have a stereo pre).

Another inconvenience I found is the heat dissipation. This box become very hot after 20 - 30 minutes of use.

The best thing (and why I love it) are the drivers. I don't know how but the RME's drivers can handle big project with many instances and virtual instruments with less cpu usage.

Last but not least I really enjoy its software "Totalmix" because every single input and output (digital and analog) is controllable and routable with my computer.

In conclusion it's very easy and versatile with good sound quality but I suggest to buy an external preamplifier and to keep it in a cool ambience.

Simone
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36-channel USB 2.0 & FireWire 400 audio interface 18 Inputs and outputs can be used simultaneously, 24-Bit/192kHz AD/DA converter, 2 Mic preamps with digitally controlled gain and individually...

  • Recording / Playback Channels: 18x18
  • Recording/Playback Channels: 18/18
  • Number of microphone inputs: 2
  • Number of Mic Inputs: 2
  • Number of Line Inputs: 8
  • Number of instrument inputs: 2
  • Number of Instrument Inputs: 2
  • Number of Line Outs: 6
  • Headphone Outputs: 1
  • Headphone Outs: 1
  • Phantom power: Yes
  • Number of S/PDIF Connectors: 1
  • S/PDIF Connectors: 1
  • Number of ADAT Connectors: 1
  • ADAT Connectors: 1
  • Numer of AES/EBU Connectors: 0
  • AES/EBU Connectors: 0
  • Number of MADI Connectors: 0
  • MADI Connectors: 0
  • Ethernet: 0
  • Other Connectors: No
  • Misc. Connectors: No
  • MIDI Interface: Yes
  • MIDI interface: Yes
  • Word Clock: 1xIn, 1xOut
  • Max. sample rate (kHz): 192 kHz
  • max. Samplerate in kHz: 192 kHz
  • Max. resolution in bit: 24 bit
  • Max. Resolution in bit: 24 bit
  • USB Bus-Powered: No
  • Bus-Powered: No
  • Incl. power supply: Yes
  • Firewire Version: 400
  • USB Version: 2.0
  • Width in mm: 265 mm
  • Depth in mm: 165 mm
  • Height in mm: 44 mm
  • Included in delivery: USB cable, breakoutcable, software
  • Zero latency monitoring: Yes
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USB and Firewire Audio Interface 24 Bit, 192 khz, Incl. DSP mixer with EQ, dynamics and reverb, 4 Analog mic preamps with gain control, Remote control for inputs via software, 8 Analog inputs and...

  • Recording/Playback Channels: 30/30
  • Recording / Playback Channels: 30x30
  • Number of Mic Inputs: 4
  • Number of microphone inputs: 4
  • Number of Line Inputs: 12
  • Number of Instrument Inputs: 4
  • Number of instrument inputs: 4
  • Number of Line Outs: 8
  • Headphone Outputs: 2
  • Headphone Outs: 2
  • Phantom power: Yes
  • Number of S/PDIF Connectors: 0
  • S/PDIF Connectors: 0
  • Number of ADAT Connectors: 2
  • ADAT Connectors: 2
  • Numer of AES/EBU Connectors: 1
  • AES/EBU Connectors: 1
  • Number of MADI Connectors: 0
  • MADI Connectors: 0
  • Ethernet: 0
  • Misc. Connectors: No
  • Other Connectors: No
  • MIDI interface: Yes
  • MIDI Interface: Yes
  • Word Clock: 1xIn, 1xOut
  • Max. sample rate (kHz): 192 kHz
  • max. Samplerate in kHz: 192 kHz
  • Max. resolution in bit: 24 bit
  • Max. Resolution in bit: 24 bit
  • Bus-Powered: No
  • USB Bus-Powered: No
  • Incl. power supply: Yes
  • Firewire Version: 800
  • USB Version: 2.0
  • Width in mm: 483 mm
  • Depth in mm: 242 mm
  • Height in mm: 44 mm
  • Included in delivery: TotalMix FX Software Win/Mac, DIGICheck Software Win/Mac, Opto-cable, USB-cable, CD-ROM, Manual, Power Supply
  • Zero latency monitoring: Yes
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36 Channel USB 2.0 Audio Interface 18x In- and outputs, simultaneously usable, 24 Bit / 192 kHz AD/DA converter, 2x Mic preamps with digitally controlled gain and individually switchable 48V...

  • Recording / Playback Channels: 18x18
  • Number of Mic Inputs: 2
  • Number of Line Inputs: 8
  • Number of Instrument Inputs: 2
  • Number of Line Outs: 6
  • Headphone Outs: 1
  • Phantom power: Yes
  • Number of S/PDIF Connectors: 1
  • Number of ADAT Connectors: 1
  • Numer of AES/EBU Connectors: 0
  • Number of MADI Connectors: 0
  • Ethernet: 0
  • Other Connectors: No
  • MIDI interface: Yes
  • Word Clock: 1xIn, 1xOut
  • Max. sample rate (kHz): 192 kHz
  • Max. resolution in bit: 24 bit
  • USB Bus-Powered: No
  • Incl. power supply: Yes
  • USB Version: 2.0
  • Width in mm: 265 mm
  • Depth in mm: 165 mm
  • Height in mm: 44 mm
  • Included in delivery: USB cable, breakoutcable, software
  • Zero latency monitoring: Yes
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