[LAU] Affordable well-working USB interface with low latency at 48kHz?

Jeanette C. julien at mail.upb.de
Sun Nov 22 23:53:33 CET 2020

Nov 22 2020, David Kastrup has written:
> So I am lacking a reasonably solid recommendation of (possibly older but
> reasonably quality) hardware with 1 or 2 mic inputs and +48V phantom
> power and likely USB2.0 HiSpeed class compliant, possibly 2 headphone
> outputs
Is it worth investigating the Focusrite Scarlett interfaces? I have read
here - a few weeks ago - that the 3rd generation is now supported on
Linux. But the 2nd generation is still listed in some stores. The
Scarlett 2i2 with two mic preamps +48V phantom power costs about 139EUR,
the solo - with just one mic preamp - is less than 100 EUR . I think
these smaller Scarletts used to be a favourite with RaspberryPis, as

I don't know the latency, but many people speak very favourably about


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