What are the best Thunderbolt audio interfaces?

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    #1Focusrite Clarett 2Pre

    Focusrite Clarett 2Pre

    The Focusrite Clarett 2Pre is a Thunderbolt audio interface having ten inputs and four outputs. It is equipped with a software that includes the Focusrite Control software mixer, Red 2 & Red 3 AAX, AU & VST Plug-in Suite.


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    Charles Foster
    Written on May 23, 2018
    " The home-studio interface you’ve always wanted but could never afford, now for an entirely affordable price. I’ve grown up a music/audio nerd, and always wanted a box like this, but they used to run $500 for less features. Now I’ve finally found a box that does everything, with almost no latency, no tech issues so far. The software powerful and has tons of options, but is also easy to use & understand, so it’s good for rookies as well as pros. And it’s air feature is revolutionary in dealing with cramped audio booths. There are apps that let it sync with iphone/ipad/ipod as well as desktop. Don’t bump it, some of the stuff on the back is pretty fragile. "
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    #2Apogee Ensemble

    Apogee Ensemble

    The Apogee Ensemble is a Thunderbolt 2 audio interface with 24-bit max sampling rate and 192kHz total inputs. It features 30 analog inputs, 10 digital outputs, and 20 mic preamps. It also includes 8 XLR/TRS combo jacks and 4 XLR combo jacks.


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    Ronald Griffin
    Written on May 19, 2018
    "This is exactly what i was looking for in a thunderbolt audio interface. This interface has a lot of great features for me to use and though it is expensive it has everything i will ever need."
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    #3Focusrite Saffire Pro 40

    Focusrite Saffire Pro 40

    The Focusrite Saffire Pro 40 is an audio interface compatible with FireWire and Thunderbolt. It has 20 inputs and 20 outputs and two separate headphone buses to allow two artists to receive independent and fully-customized monitor mixes.


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    Rogelio Bravo
    Written on May 18, 2018
    "The product is compatible with Thunderbolt. So the solution works!"
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    #4Zoom TAC-2

    Zoom TAC-2

    The Zoom TAC-2 is a Thunderbolt audio interface with two inputs and two outputs. It has low latency and can perform ADA conversion at 24-bit/192kHz. It is equipped with dual balanced TRS output jacks for connection to amplifiers or self-powered speakers.


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    Annie Zhang
    Written on May 22, 2018
    "Needed this to complete my recording system setup. Arrived fast and easy setup. So far so good. Am pleased with its ease of use and would recommend it to anyone needing this kind of thing."
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    #5Focusrite Saffire Pro 14

    Focusrite Saffire Pro 14

    The Focusrite Saffire Pro 14 is an audio interface that is compatible with FireWire or Thunderbolt. It has two hi-Z instrument inputs, a midnight plug-in suite for RTAS/AY/VST, and Red 2 and Red 3 plug-in suite for AAX/AU/VST.


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    Kimberly Weaver
    Written on May 15, 2018
    "very good audio"


Best What are the best Thunderbolt audio interfaces
1Focusrite Clarett 2PreElectronics 20 Paid
2Apogee EnsembleElectronics 14 Paid
3Focusrite Saffire Pro 40Electronics 14 Paid
4Zoom TAC-2Electronics 10 Paid
5Focusrite Saffire Pro 14Electronics 7 Paid

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