Audient Interface Trade in Offer

Posted on Thu 12 November 2015 in entries

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Audient Audio have been in the business of producing high quality studio mixing desks and microphone pre-amps for nearly 20 years. Since bringing their class-leading analogue technology to the audio interface world, Audient have picked up numerous awards and accolades for the affordability and quality of their products. Trade in your old interface and upgrade your sound with this exclusive Audient interface Trade-In offer. Read on to find out more...

Music Tech magazine have given the Audient iD14 interface 9/10 stating that "Audient has concentrated on audio quality rather than gimmicks and the result is attractive, sonically impressive and fiendishly useful", Future Music have given the same interface 5/5 and a Platinum Award, while Sound on Sound say ".....the iD14 makes no compromises on sound quality".

Why choose an Audient?

120dB dynamic range 22222

Analogue to Digital Dynamic Range:
iD22 features 120dB of dynamic range on the AD converter. What does that mean? Well, 120dB is equal to a difference between loudest and quietest signal of 1 MILLION times! This is truly class leading and you won’t find this kind of dynamic range anywhere else on budget converters. Compare to some mastering grade devices that cost £1000+. iD22 can hang with these at a very modest price, and sounds every bit as clear and crisp!

Class-A mic preamps 3333

Mic Pre:
The Audient class-a hybrid mic pre has been revered for 20 years. Offering incredible value for money, as a circuit block is can be re-configured and optimised to each condition offering excellent sound quality in a £30,000 console as well as a lower power rail USB audio interface.

It typically offers lower noise, more headroom and low level musical 2nd & 3rd harmonic distortion compared to other basic IC based micpres found in other interfaces. The design is unique to Audient and provides a great platform for recording all styles.

Check out the clip below to hear the difference in noise at 50dB of gain compared to another popular USB interface (gain is matched and input source is terminated 150Ω). The difference is not edited or optimised in favour of the iD’s in anyway. The truth is audible.

Steady phantom power


Ever go anywhere without your laptop charger?

iD14 was designed so that you can travel, edit on the road and make music on the go, but for quality recording you’ll always be carrying a mic stand, pop shield, cabling and likely a charger for the computer. Instead of compromising the 48V supply to your mics, Audient chose to ensure that you always get a solid, clean 48V source by providing iD14 with an optional external 12VDC adapter.

Here’s why.

It takes 28% of all available USB bus power to feed one proper phantom microphone. With two mics that will end up eating 56% of all available power. Leaving less than half for sonic performance, all audio stages and digital stuff!! Why compromise the sonics when you’ll likely be plugging in to power somewhere? By using an external adapter for 48V, iD14 provides proper phantom power, meaning your mics will be quieter, capsules polarised correctly and operating with a healthy clean supply.

For most jobs on the move, you can pick up iD14 and run out of the door, but let’s remember - Audient have a quality first approach. Other similar devices may infact compromise the 48V supply as the graph shows to fit everything into a bus powered arrangement…

Monitor control and DAW integration


Bonus Features:
Both iD14 and iD22 offer excellent, professional monitor control features such as polarity reverse & sum to mono - great for checking mixes for radio & TV. Speaker switching and hardware cut & dim are available on iD22, whereas iD14 was designed to be a portable production power house with the new ScrollControl feature. ScrollControl allows you to control any parameter that is scroll wheel enabled in your DAW, such as plug-ins, faders and the iD zero-latency mixer application itself.

High quality headphone output


Headphone Amp:
In a direct SPL comparison with 32Ω headphones - iD14 or iD22 will often produce 6-8dB more of clean SPL. It sounds wide open, fast and transient. In comparison, other headphone amplifiers may sound round, slow, with a poor stereo image and punch. Even if you just listen for enjoyment, iD14 or iD22 will make for a great hifi upgrade!

Be aware that listening too loud can cause hearing damage. However clean SPL performance means that you can listen with less ear fatigue and increased clarity, which means you can listen quietly and at less risk. Don’t push underpowered headphone amps to their limits.

Trade in today for a great deal!

The difference between Audient and other interfaces at their price point is significant, certainly in terms of the subjective 'sound' of them and their technical specifications. So if you fancy an upgrade to get that Audient console sound from your DAW, then consider trading in your old interface with one of these exclusive deals...



ID14:You get the Audient ID:14 for £149 instead of the normal retail price of £189.
The following interfaces below are eligible for the trade in.

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ID:14 or ID:22


Get the Audient ID:14 for £149 instead of the normal retail price of £329.

The following interfaces below are eligible for the trade in.

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iD14 and ASP800 bundle


Trade in any interface with 8in/8out or more and get the iD14 and ASP800 Bundle for £679 instead of the normal retail price of £792.