EVO 16 by Audient 24-in/24-out High Performance Audio Interface w/ Smart Gain
Eight award winning EVO Preamps alongside Audient’s advanced converter technology will make everything you do, sound better. Add to that, intelligent mic preamps that set their own levels with Smartgain, the all new, groundbreaking Motion UI control system, and enough I/O firepower to tackle even the biggest of sessions, EVO 16 is truly a studio powerhouse, designed from the ground up to make recording easy.
Level up your audio performance with eight sonically stunning EVO Preamps. Backed by 25 years of engineering experience, the analogue mic preamp has been designed to deliver the most accurate, clean, and true to source version of your audio, no matter what you’re recording. EVO Preamp technology not only has all the sonic advantages of an analogue mic preamp, but combines it with digitally controlled precision, giving you the ability to set your gain with pin-point accuracy, right down to the decibel. Make recording drums and larger sessions easy with Smartgain. Automatically set the gain for all 8 channels at once with a simple touch of a button. Powered by lightning quick Smartgain algorithm, Smartgain uses advanced peak analysis to automatically analyse, adjust and set your gain to the perfect levels – all in less than 20 seconds! Providing a MASSIVE 121dB of dynamic range, EVO 16’s high performance converter technology makes sure you hear your audio accurately, helping you make creative decisions confidently, identify issues and improve your recording and mixing game.
The Motion user interface (UI) has been designed to change the way you interact with your audio interface. For the first time, a stunning high resolution, full colour LCD screen intelligently displays information as you need it, transforming EVO 16 into a fully immersive, easy to use experience. Every adjustment, every detail, every button press is beautifully displayed in real-time on a 240X240 TFT backlit LCD Screen, letting you navigate hardware features effortlessly, make changes on the fly and take full control of your recording session without ever looking at your computer.
Connect and listen to your mixes through multiple sets of speakers with EVO 16’s eight line outputs. Alternatively use the extra line outputs to send audio to external outboard gear, such as compressors or FX units, or to headphone amps for distribution to your artists. Drive even the most demanding headphones with EVO 16’s two dedicated headphone amps. Easily power headphones up to 600 Ohms all while experiencing detailed monitoring and playback as well as plenty of volume. To build a monster guitar sound you need the right foundation. Harmonically rich JFET instrument input circuit is designed to replicate the input stage of a classic valve amplifier, providing an ideal sonic foundation before you hit your guitar sims. Future proof your studio and configure your setup to tackle bigger sessions. Whether you’re recording drums or taking on a full band, EVO 16’s optical inputs and outputs have got you covered. Supporting both ADAT and SPDIF, add up to 16 channels of mic preamps to your setup, giving you plenty of options for expanding your studio down the line. Pairs great with any external mic preamp.
EVO 16 takes critical listening seriously and is packed full of monitoring functionality to back it up. Whether you are switching between two sets of speakers using the ALT monitor feature, checking your mix in Mono or quickly communicating with your artist using Talkback – all features can be activated straight from EVO 16’s front panel. The best part is you get to customise which control is assigned to the hardware F-button. EVO 16’s dedicated talkback technology lets you use any audio source connected to your computer such as a built-in or USB microphone as your talkback mic, freeing up valuable mic preamps for recording.
In the studio, every second counts – and with rock solid driver performance, high-speed USB connection, and ultra low latency monitoring, EVO 16 will always deliver the reliability needed to keep up with your creativity. In the world of content, your audio needs to not only sound great but be easy to control. Audio Loop-back makes this possible. Ideal for content creators, podcasters and streamers. Engineered to simplify your workflow, the EVO Mixer enables you to effortlessly set up and route your inputs + outputs, provide ultra-low latency monitoring, set up dedicated artist headphone mixes and so much more.
EVO 16 has been meticulously designed to look amazing on both your desktop and in your rack. Super bright backlit LED lighting not only looks stunning but ensures visibility in the darkest of studios, whilst a solid steel chassis makes sure EVO 16 is built to last. Although packed full of features, EVO 16 defies the normal with its deceptively small form factor. At just over 14” wide with non-slip rubber feet, EVO 16 works perfectly whether on your desktop, under your laptop or as a permanent fixture to your studio with optional rack ears. In order to minimise environmental impact, EVO 16’s detachable rack ears will be available as a free optional extra, reducing required raw materials, shipping volumes, and thus the carbon footprint. Audient have also taken great steps to ensure EVO 16’s packaging utilises recycled materials whilst keeping plastic usage to a minimum.
- 2 x JFET Instrument Inputs
- 2 x Independent Headphone Outputs
- 8 x Line Outputs
- 2 x Optical Inputs
- 2 x Optical Outputs
- Multi-Channel Smartgain
- ‘EVO Motion UI’ Control System
- Programmable Function Button
- Ultra-Low Latency Software Mixer
- Monitor Control
- Audio Loop-back
- Word Clock Output
- Standalone Mode
- USB2.0 (USB-C Connection)
- 24bit / 96kHz