Best Interfaces to Run Multi-outs in Prime
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radiantcityworship
on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 2:38pm
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 2:38pm

Hey all,
I've tried some different interfaces, for running multi channels out in Prime. I tried the iConnect 2 and did not like it. Tracks froze up. I see many people using the iConnect 4; is there a noticable difference between 2 and 4? What are you all using?

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Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 10:13am

Hey Adam!

A user posted this one of of the blocks: http://auriaapp.com/Support/auria-audio-interfaces

Thought it was a pretty good list and showed which ones are compatible. I'd stay away from iConnectivity altogether. We're seeing more and more issues with them. We have heard great reviews about Motu Ultralite and some PreSonus interfaces. =)

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 5:04pm

Was looking into exactly the same thing but also not certain whether PRIME even supports multi outputs and trying to borrow an interface to try it first. I'm presuming from the above post it does...!? I'm just looking to run L/R stereo out for the main track and a separate out for click/cues for monitors. Any thoughts on the 'PreSonus AudioBox 44VSL USB Audio Interface'?
http://www.dv247.com/computer-hardware/presonus-audiobox-44vsl-usb-audio...

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Friday, October 13, 2017 - 11:07am

I don't have any reviews, but I do know that a 18vsl had been confirmed to work, so the 44 shouldn't be an issue. =)

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Sunday, October 15, 2017 - 3:18pm

I would try a PreSonus Interface. I agree that iConnectivity is too complicated to configure and a bit inconsistent.

Sunday, October 15, 2017 - 5:05pm

Dang. I just bought an iconnectivity 2, due to the many outputs and the easy type a usb input. Guess I’ll return it and buy the PreSonus instead. What’s everybody doing to plug an iPad into the usb type b that are common on most interfaces?

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 12:13pm

Thanks for all of the info and discussion. Can you give me a specific model and number for the presonus interface?

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 12:20pm

Also I will need a presonus that will be compatible with Looptimus.

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Monday, October 16, 2017 - 12:20pm

Hey Adam,
I haven't actually used one of these specific interfaces before, but if I were to try one I would use the 1818vsl.
I've seen a few guys use it with PRIME and it looks like it works great.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 3:28pm

I am having no issues with iconnectaudio 2+. Latest firmware 1.05. Using with iPad mini 2 running ios11.02. Only works using iPad white lightning to USB cable. Need to download iConfig for Audio app to setup.

Friday, January 12, 2018 - 10:08pm

Presonus 1818VSL is a good option but!!!! Nobody says to you, is that you need a powered hub in order to work with and ipad, so the chain you need is this (Ipad+Lightning to usb cable+powered usb hub+1818vsl) and you can enjoy full multi output feature on prime!

Friday, January 12, 2018 - 10:09pm

Presonus 1818VSL is a good option but!!!! Nobody says to you, is that you need a powered hub in order to work with and ipad, so the chain you need is this (Ipad+Lightning to usb cable+powered usb hub+1818vsl) and you can enjoy full multi output feature on prime!

Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 9:26am

We have been using the iConnect 4 for over a year and only had one problem in that time. It was a firmware issue that was solved pretty quickly.