In this video for Pro Tools Expert, James Ivey takes a look at the new USB audio interface from British manufacturer Audient. The iD4 is a small yet mighty audio interface housing one of Audient's stunning ASP mic pres and an amazing sounding JFET instrument DI. James shows off just how great this unit sounds by building an acoustic style track, the sort of thing the iD4 is designed for. iD4 is a simple to use, fantastic sounding interface that is build for the road yet has a sound for the finest of studios.
What Audient say About The iD4
- 2-in/2-out USB Audio Interface
- 1 x Class-A Audient Console Mic Preamplifier
- 1 x Discrete JFET Instrument Input
- High performance converters
- iD ScrollControl mode
- Zero latency monitoring with monitor mix & pan
- Main speaker outputs
- Independent class AB headphone amplifier with dual outputs
- Monitor controller functionality
- USB2.0 bus powered
- All-metal enclosure
- Windows, MacOS and iOS compatible
Audient are the only company that use the same Class-A mic pre design throughout their entire product range, whether you’re in the studio with an Audient console or on the road with iD4, you’re always guaranteed the same world class Audient sound.
iD4 provides you with high performance AD-DA converters. Quality in the analogue stages of design comes from years of experience as analogue console designers, and when coupled with outstanding converter technology it enables you to hear audio as it’s supposed to sound. The importance of converters should never be underestimated. Experience audio the Audient way.
James Awards iD4 Editor's Choice
James was so impressed with the iD4 from Audient he awarded it Editor's Choice. "I have not had so much fun in the studio just being creative and making music in a long time".
Audient iD4 has a street price in the UK of around £120. Worth every penny.