Rubix24 offers a perfect balance of high-fidelity sound, solid build quality, compact size, affordable price, and crucial features for today's musicians and producers. With support for high-resolution audio up to 24-bit/192kHz, Rubix24 sounds clear and defined and is carefully engineered to have extremely low noise from input to output. Its near universal USB support means it works seamlessly with Mac and PC computers, and even supports iPads, for the ultimate in portable music production and performance.
2-in/4-out USB audio interface
2 low-noise mic preamps with XLR combo jacks
Hi-Z input for guitar and other high impedance sources
MIDI In/Out ports
Extensively shielded, low-noise design
Sturdy and compact metal construction
Big, easy-to-read indicators show vital information
Low latency, class compliant drivers
Ground lifts for quiet operation in a variety of venues
Includes six months of Roland Cloud Pro membership
Studio-grade sound you can take anywhere
Nothing is more important than sound quality when it comes to audio interfaces. And you shouldn’t have to sacrifice sound quality to have an affordable interface that you can take with you. Rubix24 sounds clean and detailed with transparent, low noise mic preamps and supports audio resolutions up 24-bit/192kHz. It’s made of durable metal, and a lot went into its compact, low-noise design. With all the places Rubix24 can go, you’ll appreciate its extensive shielding and ground lifts, making sure you get good clean audio just about anywhere.
2 high quality mic preamps and 4 separate outputs
Rubix24’s dual microphone preamps are designed for low noise and high definition. They sound clean and transparent with plenty of headroom for capturing all the impact and detail of whatever you’re recording. And the flexible combo jacks mean you can easily connect a wide variety of sources without the need for adapters or special cables. Four individual outputs mean you can create more sophisticated routing and monitoring setups. This is useful for sending a click track to a performer, setting up a stage monitor, or routing audio to external gear.
Highly dynamic sources like vocalists and percussion instruments often need taming, especially when recording on location. Dynamics processors help ensure a good hot signal without clipping and causing unwanted distortion. Rubix24's built-on compressor/limiter provides peace of mind in the heat of a recording session.
Big, clear level indicators
Studios and stages can be dark places, and getting proper levels is critical. You want to focus on the performance, not on small, hard-to-see clip and level indicators from across the room. Rubix24 has highly visible indicators that are an integral part of its design. They clearly show if a channel has incoming signal, or if you’re going to overload, even from a distance.
Built for Mac, PC and iPad
Rubix24 is ultra-portable and ultra-flexible. It has low latency class compliant drivers for Mac and PC, so it's simple to get up and running with smooth, reliable audio performance. And it also supports iPad giving you an extremely compact system for on-location recording, on-the-go production, or live performance. It even includes six months free of Roland Cloud Pro membership with full access to Zenbeats multi-platform music creation app, software synthesizers like ZENOLOGY Pro, TR-808, and D-50, and much more.
SYSTEMNumber of Audio Record/Playback ChannelsRecord: 2channels
Playback: 4 channelsSignal ProcessingPC interface: 24 bits
AD/DA conversion: 24 bitsSampling FrequencyAD/DA conversion:44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 96 kHz, 192 kHzInterfaceHi-Speed USB
MIDI IN, OUTConnectorsINPUT (1L, 2R) connectors: XLR type(balanced, phantom power: +48 V, 6 mA Max *1)
INPUT (1L, 2R) jacks *2: 1/4-inch TRS phone type (balanced)
PHONES jack: Stereo 1/4-inch phone type
OUTPUT (1L, 2R, 3L, 4R) jacks: 1/4-inch TRS phone type(impedance balanced)
MIDI (IN, OUT) connectors
USB port: USB Type B
DC 5V port: USB Type micro B
*1 Current value per channel.
*2 INPUT 1L supports high impedanceControllersSENS 1L, 2Rknobs
DIRECT MONITOR knob
POWER SOURCE switch
COMP/LIMIT TYPE switch
GROUND LIFT switch
PHONES SOURCE switchIndicatorLevel indicators (1L, 2R)
Level indicator (COMP/LIMIT)
COMP/LIMIT indicatorCHARACTERISTICSNominal Input LevelINPUT(1L, 2R) connectors (XLR type): -60-- -12 dBu
INPUT (1L, 2R) jacks (1/4-inch TRS phone type): -44--+4dBuMaximum Input LevelINPUT (1L, 2R) connectors (XLR type): +2 dBu
INPUT (1L, 2R) jacks (1/4-inch TRS phone type): +18dBuNominal Output LevelOUTPUT (1L, 2R, 3L, 4R) jacks: -6 dBu (impedancebalanced)Maximum Output LevelOUTPUT (1L, 2R, 3L, 4R) jacks: +8 dBu (impedancebalanced)PHONES Maximum Output Power20 mW + 20 mW (L + R, 47 ohmsload)Headroom14 dBInput ImpedanceINPUT (1L, 2R) connectors (XLR type): 4 k ohmsor greater (balanced)
INPUT (1L, 2R) jacks (1/4-inch TRS phone type): 15 k ohms orgreater (balanced)
INPUT (1L) jack (1/4-inch phone type *3): 500 k ohms orgreater
*3 When the Hi-Z is turned onOutput ImpedanceOUTPUT (1L, 2R,3L, 4R) jacks: 2 k ohms (balanced)
PHONES jack: 47 ohmsResidual Noise LevelINPUT (1L, 2R)--> OUTPUT (1L, 2R): -94 dBu typ. (SENS 1L, SENS 2R knobs: min., inputterminated with 600 ohms, IHF-A, typ.)Dynamic RangeAD block INPUT (1L, 2R)jacks: 104 dB typ. (SENS 1L, SENS 2R knobs: min.)
DA block OUTPUT (1L, 2R, 3L, 4R) jacks: 109 dBtyp.OTHERPower SupplySupplied from the computer via USB, DC 5VCurrent Draw500mAOperating SystemMicrosoft(R) Windows(R) 7, Windows(R) 8, Windows(R) 8.1,Windows(R) 10
Apple Mac OS X 10.10 or later
Apple iOS 9 or later
* Although Roland has tested numerous configurations, andhas determined that on average, a computer system similar to that describedabove will permit normal operation of the Rubix, Roland cannot guarantee that agiven computer can be used satisfactorily with the Rubix based solely on thefact that it meets the above requirements. This is because there are too manyother variables that may influence the processing environment, includingdifferences in motherboard design and the particular combination of otherdevices involved.Dimensions183 (W) x 165 (D) x 46 (H) mm
7-3/16 (W) x 6-1/2 (D) x 1-13/16 (H) inchesWeight (main unitonly)1.2 kg
2 lbs 11 ozAccessoriesSetup Guide
Leaflet "USING THE UNIT SAFELY"
* 0 dBu = 0.775 Vrms