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24-Channel USB Audio Interface

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Quick Overview

Babyface Pro - 24-Channel 192 kHz bus-powered professional USB 2.0 Audio Interface

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RME BabyFace Pro Product Description

The exciting new Babyface Pro once again demonstrates RME’s absolute commitment to superior craftsmanship, not only in audio circuits and driver development, but also in mechanics.

Created with the highest precision from a block of aluminum, this high-end yet portable interface incorporates newly designed analog and digital circuits. Its innovative energy saving technologies provide supreme fidelity with no compromises in level, noise or distortion.

Highlights

  • 12 Analog Inputs, 12 Analog Outputs
  • 3.5mm and 6.3mm Headphone Outputs
  • FPGA Chip for DSP
  • Integrated XLR Socket
  • Class Compliant for Mac, PC, Linux, iPad
  • SteadyClock Jitter Reduction
  • TOSLINK I/O
  • MIDI I/O Via Included Breakout Cable
  • +70 dB Gain, Adjustable in 3 dB Steps
  • TotalMix FX Hardware Mixer

Technical Specifications

Connectivity
  • 12x input channels
  • 12x output channels
  • 4x analog inputs (mic, line, instrument)
  • 4x analog outputs (2x XLR, 2x phones)
  • 1x ADAT I/O or 1x SPDIF I/O optical
  • 1x MIDI I/O
  • 1x USB 2.0 (USB 3 compatible)
  • Digital gain control on all inputs
  • Separate outputs for high and low impedance headphones
Analog

Microphone/Line 
  • Input AD, Microphone/Line Inputs 1-2
  • Input: XLR, electronically balanced
  • Input Impedance Balanced: 2 kOhm, 5.2 kOhm with PAD
  • Input Impedance Unbalanced: 1 kOhm, 2.6 kOhm with PAD
  • Signal to Noise Ratio (SNR): 113 dB RMS unweighted, 116 dBA
  • Frequency Response @ 44.1 kHz, -0.1 dB: 18 Hz - 20.8 kHz
  • Frequency Response @ 96 kHz, -0.5 dB: 7 Hz - 45.8 kHz
  • Frequency Response @ 192 kHz, -1 dB: 5 Hz - 92 kHz
  • With PAD Active: -0.1 dB 8 Hz, -0.5 dB < 4 Hz, -1 dB < 3 Hz
  • THD: < -110 dB, < 0.00032 %
  • THD+N: < -104 dB, < 0.00063 %
  • THD @ 30 dB Gain: < -107 dB, < 0.0004 %
  • THD+N @ 30 dB Gain: < -100 dB, < 0.001 %
  • Channel Separation: > 110 dB
  • Gain Range: -11 dB up to +65 dB
  • Maximum Input Level XLR, Gain 0 dB: +8 dBu, PAD +19 dBu
  • Maximum Input Level XLR, Gain 65 dB: -57 dBu, PAD -46 dBu
Line Input
  • Line/Instrument IN 3-4 as Microphone/Line 1-2, but:
  • Input: 6.3 mm TS jack, unbalanced
  • Input impedance: 470 kOhm
  • Signal to Noise Ratio (SNR): 114 dB RMS unweighted, 117 dBA
  • Frequency Response @ 44.1 kHz, -0.1 dB: 5 Hz - 20.8 kHz
  • Frequency Response @ 96 kHz, -0.5 dB: < 3 Hz - 45.8 kHz
  • Frequency Response @ 192 kHz, -1 dB: < 2 Hz - 92 kHz
  • Maximum Input Level @+4 dBu, Gain 0 dB: +13 dBu
  • Maximum Input Level @-10 dBV, Gain 9 dB: -5 dBu
Line Out
  •  1-2
  • Dynamic Range (DR): 115 dB RMS unweighted, 118 dBA
  • Frequency Response @ 44.1 kHz, -0.5 dB: 0 Hz - 20.8 kHz
  • Frequency Response @ 96 kHz, -0.5 dB: 0 Hz - 45 kHz
  • Frequency Response @ 192 kHz, -1 dB: 0 Hz - 89 kHz
  • THD: - 106 dB, 0.0005 %
  • THD+N: -102 dB, 0.0008 %
  • Channel Separation: > 110 dB
  • Output: XLR balanced
  • Output Impedance: 300 Ohm balanced, 150 Ohm unbalanced
  • Output Level @ 0 dBFS: Balanced +19 dBu, unbalanced +13 dBu
Headphone Out
  • As DA Line Out, but:
  • Output: 6.3 mm TRS jack, unbalanced
  • Output Impedance: 10 Ohm
  • Output Level at 0 dBFS, 1 kOhm load: +13 dBu
  • Max Power @ 0.1% THD: 50 mW
  • Output: 3.5 mm TRS jack, unbalanced
  • Output Impedance: 2 Ohm
  • Output Level at 0 dBFS, 1 kOhm load: +7 dBu
  • Max Power @ 0.1% THD: 70 mW
MIDI
  • MIDI 1x MIDI I/O via breakout cable with 2 x 5-pin DIN jacks
  • Galvanically isolated by opto-coupled input
  • Hi-speed Mode: Jitter and response time typically below 1 ms
  • Separate 128 byte FIFOs for input and output
  • Digital AD/DA Performance
  • Digital Clocks: Internal, ADAT In, SPDIF In
  • Low Jitter Design: < 1 ns in PLL mode, all inputs
  • Internal clock: 800 ps Jitter, Random Spread Spectrum
  • Jitter suppression of external clocks: > 50 dB (2.4 kHz)
  • Effective clock jitter influence on AD and DA conversion: near zero
  • PLL ensures zero dropout, even at more than 100 ns jitter
  • Digital Bitclock PLL for trouble-free varispeed ADAT operation
  • Supported sample rates: 28 kHz up to 200 kHz
Digital Inputs
  • ADAT 1x TOSLINK
  • Standard: 8 channels 24 bit, up to 48 kHz
  • Double Speed (S/MUX): 4 channels 24 bit 96 kHz
  • Quad Speed (S/MUX4) : 2 channels 24 bit 192 kHz
  • Bitclock PLL ensures perfect synchronization even in varispeed operation
  • Lock Range: 31.5 to 50 kHz
  • Jitter when synced to input signal: < 1 ns
  • Jitter suppression: > 50 dB (2.4 kHz)
  • SPDIF 1x optical, according to IEC 60958
  • Accepts Consumer and Professional format
  • Lock Range: 27 to 200 kHz
  • Jitter when synced to input signal: < 1 ns
  • Jitter suppression: > 50 dB (2.4 kHz)
Digital Outputs
  • ADAT 1x TOSLINK
  • Standard: 8 channels 24 bit, up to 48 kHz
  • Double Speed (S/MUX): 4 channels 24 bit 96 kHz
  • Quad Speed (S/MUX4) : 2 channels 24 bit 192 kHz
  • SPDIF 1x optical, according to IEC 60958
  • Format Consumer (SPDIF) according to IEC 60958
  • Sample rate 28 kHz up to 200 kHz
General
  • Power Supply USB or external
  • Power Consumption Typical: 2.9 W
  • Max: 4.6 W
  • Current At 5 V bus power operation: 600 mA (2.9 W)
  • At 12 V external power: 240 mA (2.9 W)
  • Temperature Range 41 to 122°F (+5 to +50ºC)
  • Relative Humidity <75% non condensing
  • Dimensions 4.25 x 1.40 x 7.10" (108 x 35 x 181 mm)
  • Weight 1.5 lb (680 g)

RME BabyFace Pro Additional Information

SKU BABYFACEPRO
Brand RME
Condition New
EAN 04260123363062