RME Babyface Pro

24-Channel USB Audio Interface

  • 24 Bit /192 kHz
  • Total 12 in- and outputs
  • All inputs digitally controlled
  • 4 Analog inputs for microphones (XLR), line level and instruments (6.3 mm jack)
  • Microphone inputs with up to 70 dB gain, pad, overload protection and 48V phantom power
  • 4 Analog outputs: 2x XLR and 2x output for high- and low-impedance headphones
  • Optical input and output - optional ADAT (SMUX supported) or SPDIF
  • MIDI input and output via breakout cable
  • USB 2.0 (3.0 compatible)
  • RME TotalMix FX software including EQ, reverb and delay
  • AD / DA conversion with SteadyClock technology
  • Class compliant
  • Optimized drivers for PC and Mac
  • Stand alone operation possible
  • USB Bus powered
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 108 x 35 x 181 mm
  • Weight: 680 g

Further information

Recording / Playback Channels 12x12
Number of Mic Inputs 2
Number of Instrument Inputs 2
Headphone Outs 2
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 No
Max. sample rate (kHz) 192
Max. resolution in bit 24 bit
USB Bus-Powered Yes
Incl. power supply No
USB Version 2.0
Width in mm 108 mm
Depth in mm 181 mm
Height in mm 35 mm

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Amazing RME utility

Boggs, 10.04.2018
Needing to replace my old broken AD converter, a Roland Quad Capture I used for gigs and recording at friend's houses. I decided I may as well go ahead and get something of a higher caliber with a more flexible I/O set up.

While using the Babyface Pro with both XLR inputs active in separate Live 9 tracks on a 2015 macbook pro with three USB devices and multiple Plug In's active I can perform my sets with no latency at 48K and 256 sample buffer size. That's for live performances where I need absolutely no glitches or dropouts. Recording at home or in studio I run multiple mics through ADAT at even higher settings with no issues. It's a very powerful device in an amazingly portable form.

Totalmix FX which is infinitely useful but requires practice and the rotary encoder, (I still occasionally select and boost the wrong channel), are my only gripes and they're my own fault really.

This device has been a huge boon to my set up and is extremely intuitive and straightforward. Not to imply you shouldn't read the manual, rather that when you do you won't be left scratching your head for too long.
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Powerful little machine!

maduro_maio, 13.05.2018
Excellent build quality, sound and specs!
Those who use RME know that their drivers are always up to date and working flawlessly.
With RME Babyface Pro you get a portable USB (powered) audio interface with 2 high quality preamps, 2 line inputs, ADAT/SPDIF in/out, MIDI, Stereo XLR output and 2 headphone outputs (for different impedances).
As expected it uses TotalMix FX, RME's powerful mixing and routing interface, with EQ, Reverb and Echo (DSP).
Controls work great (I love the rotary knob) and you can customize some of them to improve your workflow (ex. talkback button, All mute, etc...).
Being class compliant it can be used with iPad, provided you purchase the power supply. That is great for live recordings and for use on stage. It has a threaded adapter so you can practically mount it on a stand.
It comes in a neat plastic hard case with USB and MIDI cables.
I haven't used the previous Babyface model, but it looks like RME really improved it in very many ways with this newer model. This is a great product that I have been using regularly and highly recommend!
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