RME starts shipping new MADIface USB
RME MADIface USB is a compact device that provides MADI I/O via USB 2.0
while supporting the format's full 64 channels. Its sturdy and
design makes it as easy to use and reliable in your application. The
MADIface USB is therefore both MADI portability at its best and a
perfect desktop solution to connect MADI equipment to any Mac and PC.
optical and coaxial input offer RME's Seamless Redundancy operation,
switching between the two inputs in real-time, if one of the signals
The optical and coaxial MADI outputs operate simultaneously. The user
can switch between a simple mirrored output mode, or use all four inputs
and outputs separately with TotalMix, a low latency 48bit internal
mixer and routing matrix. In this extended mode,
128 input signals can be routed and mixed to 128 output channels, but
the record/playback functionality to/from the computer stays at 64
SteadyClock as well as RME's well known MADI compatibility ensure hassle-free operation with other devices.
over MADI technology may be used to remote-control other MADI devices.
DIGICheck, a free of charge included complete audio analyzing suite,
supports the user under Mac OS X and Windows.
stand-alone mode the unit automatically operates as repeater,
effectively doubling the maximum cable length of 100 m coaxial and 2,000
As the inputs switch automatically, and both outputs carry the same
signal, it also works as active (jitter reducing) optical to coaxial or
vice versa converter.