Die besten Audio Interfaces 2024 für Home Studios im Test

The best audio interfaces 2024 for home studios in the test

Whether you're starting out in music production, an advanced user or a professional - this blog post will guide you through the latest and most popular audio interfaces. Discover which interface is perfect for your studio!
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If you're looking for the best audio interfaces for your home studio, then you've come to the right place. An audio interface is an essential device for producers and engineers because it forms the interface between analog and digital audio signals. It allows recording and playback of audio in and out of a computer.

Whether you're just starting out, an advanced learner or a professional - in this article you'll find the top recommendations for 2024.

What does an audio interface do?

An audio interface converts analog audio signals coming from microphones or instruments into digital data that can be processed by the computer. It also reverses this process by converting digital audio information into analog signals that can then be heard through your speakers or headphones. It also offers interfaces for various audio sources, such as microphones, instruments, headphones and speakers.

Why do you need an audio interface in the home studio?

In the home studio, an audio interface enables high-quality audio recording and controlled playback. It significantly improves sound quality compared to the sound cards built into many computers. Audio interfaces also have phantom power (+48V), which is essential for recording with condenser microphones.

By using microphones, guitars or other instruments in conjunction with an audio interface, musicians and producers can create professional recordings and their own songs at home.

The best audio interfaces 2024 for home studios

For beginners

Audient iD4

The Audient iD4 is the perfect companion for beginners. With its user-friendly operation, high-quality workmanship and a fast USB-C connection, it offers everything you need to get started. The combination of a premium microphone preamp and an intuitive control panel makes the iD4 the ideal choice for aspiring music producers.

Universal Audio Volt 276

The new Universal Audio Volt 276 offers impressive audio quality and versatility. With high-resolution conversion and advanced features, it's a solid option for beginners looking for an upgrade or want to jump right into something special. The robust construction and seamless integration into common DAWs make it a reliable companion.

Solid State Logic SSL2+

Solid State Logic's SSL2+ is in a class of its own. With its legendary sound signature and high-quality preamplifiers, it sets standards for beginners. The large control button also offers intuitive control. The SSL2+ is the perfect choice to take your first steps into music production.

For advanced

Mackie BigKnob Studio+

The Mackie BigKnob Studio+ is a real all-rounder. With its extensive connectivity, high-resolution USB capability and convenient "Big Knob" for controlling multiple signal sources, it is the ideal choice for advanced studio enthusiasts with multiple monitoring or signal paths.

    Universal Audio Apollo Solo TB3 Heritage Ed.

    With the Apollo Solo, Universal Audio brings a first-class, mobile device for solo artists and producers. This interface offers impressive audio processing and the ability to use UAD plug-ins in real time. For advanced users who place the highest demands on sound quality and flexibility, the UAD Apollo Solo is the right choice.

    For professionals

    Arturia AudioFuse Rev2

    Due to its compactness, the Arturia AudioFuse Rev2 is a real insider tip for professional engineers, producers and, above all, DJs. With ultra-low noise, comprehensive connectivity and high-quality microphone preamps, it ensures every detail of your production is captured. The Control Center software also enables precise adjustment of the settings.

    Universal Audio Universal Audio Apollo Twin X Duo Heritage Ed.

    The Universal Audio Twin X is an investment in the highest sound quality. With two Unison-ready preamps and the ability to use UAD plug-ins in real time, it takes your productions to new levels. Professionals looking for a Thunderbolt 3 interface with premium sound and comprehensive features will love the Universal Audio Twin X.

    RME Fireface UCX 2

    The RME Fireface UCX 2 is the choice for demanding professionals. With its first-class AD/DA conversion, extensive connectivity and legendary RME stability, it sets standards in audio production. If you don't want to compromise on sound quality, the RME Fireface UCX 2 is the right decision.


    Whether you're just entering the world of music production or are already a seasoned professional, choosing the right audio interface is crucial. These recommendations for 2024 cover all needs and provide the perfect basis for impressive sound worlds in your home studio. Choose the interface that best suits your needs and immerse yourself in the fascinating world of music production!

    We hope this guide helped you. If you have any questions or comments, let us know in the comments. Have fun producing!

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