AudioFuse 8Pre

8 channel audio interface and ADAT expander.

Giving you the best of both worlds, AudioFuse 8Pre gives you 8 premium quality preamps in a studio-friendly rack format. Use it as a standalone audio interface, or supply your main interface with 8 more channels of pristine analog audio.

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It’s time your music had an upgrade

  • AUDIO INTERFACE
  • ADAT EXPANDER
  • 8 MIC PRE
  • 8 LINE OUTS
  • CREATIVE FX BUNDLE INCLUDED
  • DESKTOP OR RACK

Capture every signal with no noise

-129dBu*

Equivalent Input Noise (EIN)

High fidelity dynamic, no distortion

119dBu

Dynamic Range

Peerless
quality

When you’re putting your heart and soul into your music and productions, you need to know your audio is in safe hands.

AudioFuse 8Pre offers unrivalled quality at its price point. The 8 DiscretePRO© preamps and analog signal path will let you truly “hear” your audio for the first time. The super-low Equivalent Input Noise (EIN) lets you capture every subtle detail, while the huge input gain will drive even the most demanding low-output mics. All this with a totally flat frequency response for total transparency. The superb quality doesn’t stop there, AudioFuse 8Pre also features the best A/D converters available.

Even if this unit was just 8 world-class preamps, it would be worth the money, but AudioFuse 8Pre gives you so much more.

The best
of both

If you’re a recording professional you know that no two days are the same. You need gear that lets you be versatile, and prepared for the unexpected.

AudioFuse 8Pre can fulfill any studio role. You already have a powerful interface, but need more inputs? AudioFuse 8Pre is the perfect ADAT preamp expander. Want to record multiple channels, but don’t own an ADAT-expandable interface? AudioFuse 8Pre can connect directly with your computer so you can record multi-tracked instruments all at once. It’s a high-performance audio interface with USB connectivity, speaker outputs and independent headphone output.

Use on its own; expand your existing interface; cascade 2 AudioFuse 8Pre together via ADAT for 16 superb preamps. AudioFuse 8Pre does it all.

USB interface

AudioFuse 8Pre can connect directly with your computer so you can record multi-tracked instruments all at once. It’s a high-performance audio interface with USB connectivity, and independent speaker and headphone outputs.

Expand with ADAT

You already have a powerful interface, but need more inputs? AudioFuse 8Pre is the perfect ADAT preamp expander. Supercharge your setup with 8 channels of solid gold, premium analog audio that will finally do your music justice.

Smart
design

Sometimes it’s the little things that matter most. You need your gear to complement and enhance the way you work, and that’s the driving force behind AudioFuse 8Pre.

From bedroom production, to mobile sound recording, to tracking a live band at full volume, you'll enjoy perfectly transparent AD/DA conversion, practically zero-noise preamps, loads of gain to make even the quietest mics shine, and a silky-smooth audiophile listening experience.

Reliable USB-C connectivity ensures low-latency performance for even the most demanding sessions, while the Bluetooth reciever lets you listen to and record audio straight from your phone or tablet into your DAW - at home, on the move, or in the studio.

Premium FX included

All AudioFuse interfaces come complete with the AudioFuse Creative Suite, an ever-evolving selection of creative plugins curated from our award-winning FX Collection.

Color the pristine inputs of AudioFuse Studio with vintage studio tools, expand your sonic horizons with contemporary effects, and explore every chapter of synthesis with a wealth of inspiring presets - all in one professional bundle.

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The new studio reference

The AudioFuse interface range connects your computer to the world of music. Record with the highest quality, monitor with absolute precision, and bring all of your gear together to create the music you always wanted to.

DiscretePRO preamps

The superb inputs of our interfaces give you the most vibrant, accurate sound around, with practically zero noise even at max gain, and enormous dynamic range. Be true to your music.

Analog signal path

The highest quality components are used in the input and output signal paths of the AudioFuse series, giving you an audiophile-quality experience with no compromise.

Powerful monitoring

Multiple outputs, integrated A/B switching, monitor mix options, and even headphone channels that have both small and large sockets. The AudioFuse makes monitoring a joy.

Huge versatility

Each AudioFuse interface has its own unique characteristics and skills to suit your needs: USB hubs, guitar reamping, vinyl preamp phono inputs for easy sampling, and effect inserts.

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Platforms specifications

Windows

  • Win 7+
  • Intel i5 CPU or faster
  • 4 GB RAM
  • 1GB free hard disk space
  • OpenGL 2.0 compatible GPU

Apple

  • 10.10+
  • Intel i5 CPU or faster
  • 4 GB RAM
  • 1GB free hard disk space
  • OpenGL 2.0 compatible GPU

Main Features

  • 16 inputs, 20 outputs channels
  • 8 microphone preamps with DiscretePRO® technology
  • 2 instrument inputs on channel 1&2
  • 2 analog balanced inserts on channel 1&2
  • 2 channels (1&2) with front panel access for ease of instant connectivity
  • 8 independent analog line outputs
  • Speaker analog outputs on balanced TRS Jack
  • 1 stereo headphones outputs, on both 6.35 and 3.5mm TRS, designed for headphones up to 600 Ohms.
  • Monitoring section with individual level control for speakers and phones
  • Direct monitoring ultra-low latency internal mixer
  • 8 digital ADAT inputs/outputs up to 96kHz
  • Word clock input, output/thru on BNC
  • DiscretePRO® Individual audio performance certificate delivered with each unit.
  • Comes with AudioFuse Creative Suite
  • 24-bit latest generation AD/DA converters at up to 96kHz sampling rate.
  • USB-C interface compatible with PC & Mac, fully USB 2.0 compatible
  • Robust metal desktop chassis

What's in the box

Box content

  • AudioFuse 8Pre unit
  • Power supply
  • 2x USB cable
  • DiscretePro® Achievement Certificate

Instrument dimensions

  • size : 17.3 x 10.2 x 1.8 inches (440 x 260 x 45mm)