Audient – iD4 – High Performance USB Audio Interface

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iD4 delivers the audio performance of a large format console in a portable desktop package. Providing one renowned Audient console mic pre, class-leading converter technology, two headphone inputs, console style monitor control, JFET D.I and our virtual scroll wheel technology ‘ScrollControl’, iD4 is a professional but affordable solution for your home studio or for when you’re on the road.

RRP $299.00
 $269.00

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Product Description

iD4 delivers the audio performance of a large format console in a portable desktop package. Providing one renowned Audient console mic pre, class-leading converter technology, two headphone inputs, console style monitor control, JFET D.I and our virtual scroll wheel technology ‘ScrollControl’, iD4 is a professional but affordable solution for your home studio or for when you’re on the road.

 

AT A GLANCE

  • 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 Output
  • Independent Class-AB Headphone Output (dual inputs)
  • Monitor Control Functionality
  • USB2.0 Bus Powered
  • 24bit/96khz
  • All-Metal Enclosure
  • Windows, macOS and iOS compatible

 

WORLD CLASS MIC PRES

The professional sound you deserve

We are the only company that use the same Class-A mic pre design throughout our 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.

PRISTINE CONVERTER TECHNOLOGY

Brilliance on the inside enables brilliance on the outside

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.

 

THE REVOLUTIONARY ‘SCROLLCONTROL’

Simply scroll to control

With a touch of a button iD4’s volume encoder becomes a virtual scroll wheel, enabling you to adjust DAW hosts, plug-in parameters and even scroll through your iTunes library – just like you’re adjusting a piece of hardware. Wherever your mouse pointer hovers, the iD knob can scroll to control! And when your not using ScrollControl, pressing iD4’s volume encoder activates DIM, enabling you to quickly reduce the playback volume.

PLUG AND PLAY

Plug in and be inspired

iD4 has a harmonically rich JFET D.I input. Designed to replicate the input stage of a classic valve amplifier, you can plug your guitar, bass, keyboard or drum machine straight in and start recording instantly. Get professional quality recordings from the start and take your track to the next level.

MONITOR PAN

Headphone mixes with Clarity

Recording an acoustic guitar and vocal? iD4’s Monitor Pan feature enables you to pan both the mic pre input and D.I input from left to right, making it easy for you to create a balanced headphone mix that suits you. Quickly plug in, set up a headphone mix and starting tracking instantly, perfect for singer songwriters & producers on the go!

MONITOR MIX

Record with confidence

iD4’s Monitor Mix feature lets you monitor a blend of both iD4’s inputs and your DAW playback, providing near zero latency monitoring while recording. Designed with creativity in mind, Monitor Mix allows you to quickly blend in your DAW playback and start recording along to your multitrack instantly, enabling you to focus on the music and lay down your track effortlessly.

 

DUAL HEADPHONE OUTPUTS

Write, collaborate and create

Featuring a dual headphone output, iD4 enables you to collaborate with your friends and other artists. Whether you’re recording a guitar and a vocal, or just listening to music together, iD4 lets you plug in two sets of headphones, making it the perfect tool for jamming with your friends and capturing creativity as it happens. The dual headphone output also has both a jack and mini jack output, so no more need to carry around a pesky headphone adaptor!

 

BUILT TO LAST

Quality deserves protection

iD4 has been designed to last, from its all-metal construction, hand finished aluminium knobs and high grade component selection, iD4 will stand up to countless late nights in the studio and days on the road.

 

Specs

MICROPHONE PREAMPLIFIER:

(measurement includes ADC signal path)

MIC GAIN:0 to 66 dB (inc. +10 dB software boost)
LINE GAIN:-10 to 56 dB (-10dB hardwired line pad)
PHANTOM POWER:48V ±4V @ 10mA/Channel (12VDC only)*
MIC EIN:<-126.0 dBu
CMRR:>75 dB @ 1kHz
MAXIMUM INPUT LEVEL:+12 dBu (0 dBFS digital Maximum)
INPUT IMPEDANCE (Mic):2.8 kΩ Balanced
INPUT IMPEDANCE (Line):>8kΩ Balanced
FREQUENCY RESPONSE:±0.1 dB 20Hz to 22kHz @ min. gain
±1.0 dB 20Hz to 22kHz @ max. gain
CROSSTALK:<-91 dBu
THD+N @ 0dBu (1kHz):0.0015% (-96.5dBu)
SNR:96 dB un-weighted, 99 dB A-weighted
XLR Combi FemalePin 2 (Hot), Pin 3 (Cold) & Pin 1 (Shield)
1/4″ TRS JackTip (Hot), Ring (Cold) & Sleeve (Shield)

D.I (Channel 1):

D.I GAIN:-5 to 45 dB (inc. +10 dB software boost)
MAXIMUM INPUT LEVEL:+8 dBu (0.6% THD typical)
INPUT IMPEDANCE:>500kΩ Unbalanced
FREQUENCY RESPONSE:±0.1 dB 20Hz to 22kHz
THD+N @ 0dBu (1kHz):<0.1% all musical 2nd and 3rd harmonicsTypically 0.05% at 0dBu
SNR:87 dB un-weighted, 90dB A-weighted
1/4” JACK:TIP (Hot) & SLEEVE (Shield)

ANALOGUE TO DIGITAL CONVERTER (ADC 1 & 2):

(measured sans microphone preamplifier under AES-17)

MAXIMUM INPUT LEVEL:+12 dBu (0 dBFS digital maximum)
DIGITAL REFERENCE LEVEL:+12 dBu = 0 dBFS
FREQUENCY RESPONSE:±0.1 dB 10Hz to Fs/2 (flat to nyquist)
CROSSTALK:-100 dBu @ 1kHz & 10kHz
THD+N @ -1dBFS (1kHz):<0.001% (-100 dB)
THD+N @ -6dBFS (1kHz):<0.0011% (-99.1 dB)
DYNAMIC RANGE:112 dB un-weighted
114 dB A-weighted

DIGITAL TO ANALOGUE CONVERTER (DAC 1&2):

(measured under AES-17 at line outputs 1&2)

MAXIMUM OUTPUT LEVEL:+12 dBu (0 dBFS digital maximum)
DIGITAL REFERENCE LEVEL:+12 dBu = 0 dBFS
OUTPUT IMPEDANCE<100Ω
FREQUENCY RESPONSE:±0.1 dB 10Hz to Fs/2 (flat to nyquist)
CROSSTALK:<-104 dBu @ 1kHz & 10kHz
THD+N @ -1dBFS (1kHz):<0.0015% (-96.5 dB)
DYNAMIC RANGE:112 dB un-weighted
115 dB A-weighted
1/4″ TRS JackTip (Hot), Ring (Cold) & Sleeve (Shield)

DUAL HEADPHONE OUTPUT:

MAXIMUM OUTPUT LEVEL:+12 dBu (0dBFS digital maximum)
DIGITAL REFERENCE LEVEL:+12 dBu = 0 dBFS
VOLTAGE GAIN:+6 dB (optimised for loudness)
OUTPUT IMPEDANCE:<30 Ω Unbalanced
FREQUENCY RESPONSE:±1.0 dB 10Hz to Fs/2 (load dependant)
CROSSTALK:-98 dBu @ 1kHz & 10kHz
THD+N @ -1dBFS (1kHz):<0.0012% (-98.4 dB)
DYNAMIC RANGE:106 dB un-weighted
108 dB A-weighted
MAX LEVEL INTO 30ohms:+3 dBu, 0.008% THD+N, Power: 80mW
MAX LEVEL INTO 60ohms:+6 dBu, 0.005% THD+N, Power: 80mW
MAX LEVEL INTO 600ohms:+12 dBu, 0.0025% THD+N, Power: 31mW
1/4” TRS JACK:TIP (Left), RING (Right) & SLEEVE (Shield)
1/8” MINI JACK:TIP (Left), RING (Right) & SLEEVE (Shield)

USB 2.0 HIGH SPEED:

BUS POWER:500mA @5V System Limit
420mA @5V Maximum (No 48V)
No. of INPUT CHANNELS:2 (2 Analogue)
No. of OUTPUT CHANNELS:2 (2 Analogue)
DSP MIXER LATENCY:ROUND TRIP (in-to-out)44.1kHz 1.583ms
48.0kHz 1.458ms
88.2kHz 0.792ms
96.0kHz 0.729ms

COMPATIBILITY:

iD4 supports the following operating systems:

  • macOS 10.7.5 and later
  • Windows 7 and later
  • iOS 6 and later

*  To use iD4 with an iOS device a camera adapter kit and a powered USB 2.0 hub is required.

POWER SUPPLY:

USB2.0 Powered (2.5 Watts Maximum)*

* iD4 features our class leading converters and class-A mic pre. We’ve optimised all circuitry so that we can supply true 48v phantom power to a single Audient mic pre without compromise. Your microphones will thank you when they get enough voltage.

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