Rode AI-1 USB Audio Interface

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  • Warranty

The AI-1 is a professional-grade single-channel audio interface that delivers exceptional audio quality for everything from bedroom music recording to live streaming and podcasting. Featuring a studio-grade preamp, a high-quality Neutrik™ combo jack for connecting microphones or instruments, and a high-power headphone amplifier for crystal-clear audio monitoring and playback, it’s the perfect interface for recording studio-quality audio at home.

With a single input and streamlined controls, the AI-1 is incredibly simple to use – just connect it to your computer, plug in your microphone or instrument, and hit record. Under the hood, the AI-1 packs plenty of punch, including an ultra-low-noise, high-gain studio-grade preamp for recording pristine audio, balanced ¼-inch outputs for connecting your favourite speakers, and a high-power headphone amplifier capable of driving professional high-impedance models for flawless monitoring. 

The AI-1 features a high-quality Neutrik combo jack for connecting both XLR and ¼-inch cables, so you can plug in your microphone, guitar, bass, or synthesiser with ease. Switchable phantom power ensures any microphone is accommodated, while the simple indicator LED allows you to monitor your input level for crystal-clear audio every time. Every AI-1 also comes with a free version of Ableton Lite, so you can get recording right away. Whether you’re live streaming or making multi-layered music, the AI-1 will capture your sonic vision in every detail. 

Key Features:
Professional-grade single-channel audio interface
Neutrik combo jack for connecting microphones, guitars, synthesisers and other instruments
Studio-grade preamp with level indicator
High-power headphone amplifier

Gain Range
60dB (with firmware version 1.3.1)

Bit Depth
24-Bit

Sample Rates
44.1kHz 48kHz 88.2kHz 96kHz

48V Phantom Power
Yes

Simultaneous I/O
1 x 2

Number of Preamps
1

Direct Monitor
Yes

Bus Powered
Yes

OS Requirements
Mac OS10.10 or later Windows 7 or later

Power
USB bus-powered

Mechanical Specifications

Form Factor
Desktop

Analog Inputs
1 x Neutrik XLR-1/4" combo

Analog Outputs
2 x 1/4" speaker outputs (impedance balanced) 1 x 1/4" headphone output

USB Connectors
1 x USB-C

Depth
100mm total (with knobs), Chassis: 88mm

Width
124mm

Height
38mm

Weight
1lb 3.7oz or 560g

Warranty

1 year (extending to 2 years after product registration)
AI-1
USB-C to USB-A Cable
1 year (extending to 2 years after product registration)

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