Edirol Interfaces?

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Edirol Interfaces?

Post by mersault » Fri Sep 18, 2009 4:28 pm

Anybody have any experience with these? I've been thinking about getting one. I like the size - the features, namely the FA-101. I own a couple of Edirol pieces and I've always loved Roland products. I have no experience with their audio interfaces. Anybody have any feedback?

My first thought was actually the Motu Mk3, but I've read too many bad things on these boards about them...

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Re: Edirol Interfaces?

Post by Area593Studio » Fri Sep 18, 2009 4:33 pm


I've been using an Edirol UA-5 for about three years and I love it! Nice clean preamps for the price, good sounding A/D and D/A converters, plenty of input and output options (both analogue and digital) and it has been consistently reliable the whole time, both on Win XP and Vista. :)
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Re: Edirol Interfaces?

Post by mersault » Sat Sep 19, 2009 3:52 pm

Thanks for the response. I wouldn't be using it for recording, just for live - so reliability is the main factor. I don't often hear people mention Edirol - I don't know why, but people also don't bitch about them too much either.

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Re: Edirol Interfaces?

Post by Moody » Sat Sep 19, 2009 6:18 pm

Love my M-16DX and the mixer on it doubles as a midi controller. :wink:
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Re: Edirol Interfaces?

Post by uku » Sat Sep 19, 2009 6:35 pm

I have the FA-66 and it sounds great. The DAs are better than my Line 6 Pod X3 (I'm a guitarist primarily).

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Re: Edirol Interfaces?

Post by Szuumm » Sat Sep 19, 2009 8:02 pm

+1 on the FA-66... had to sell mine last year & still regret it.

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Re: Edirol Interfaces?

Post by Tone Deft » Sat Sep 19, 2009 8:06 pm

UA101 user here. use it to record with a mic, guitar, bass and line ins, no complaints other than ASIO4ALL works much better than the stock driver but I haven't tried an updated driver for years. built in limiter is nice, lets me set it and forget it with the inputs but I try not to drive them too hard. great construction. haven't used the digital end of it.
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