Which USB2.0 audio interfaces work on USB3.0 under Win7x64?

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Which USB2.0 audio interfaces work on USB3.0 under Win7x64?

Post by craftycurate » Thu Sep 20, 2012 2:10 pm

Hi

Given that my Novation nio 2|4 may never work on Win7 x64 & USB 3.0 ... I'm researching alternatives, and would like to know of any audio interfaces which you've found reliable with this setup. The cheaper the better, but any models considered.

e.g. I was looking at the NI Traktor 2 Audio http://goo.gl/ojbcW - has anyone tried this?

This is for live use, so stability is of paramount importance.

Thanks in advance!
Richard
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Re: Which USB2.0 audio interfaces work on USB3.0 under Win7x64?

Post by 102455 » Thu Sep 20, 2012 2:13 pm

Have you considered buying a USB 2 card and running the nio from that?

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Re: Which USB2.0 audio interfaces work on USB3.0 under Win7x64?

Post by craftycurate » Thu Sep 20, 2012 3:10 pm

Hadn't thought of that ... I'm using a laptop, so it would have to be an external device though, like a USB adapter.
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Re: Which USB2.0 audio interfaces work on USB3.0 under Win7x64?

Post by 102455 » Thu Sep 20, 2012 3:55 pm

Has it not got any expansion card slots of any kind?

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Re: Which USB2.0 audio interfaces work on USB3.0 under Win7x64?

Post by craftycurate » Thu Sep 20, 2012 4:20 pm

Unfortunately not ... not as well specced connectivity wise as my older DELL. No PCMCIA slot, for instance.
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Re: Which USB2.0 audio interfaces work on USB3.0 under Win7x64?

Post by twisted-space » Thu Sep 20, 2012 7:29 pm

I don't have anything to test it on but the Babyface is supposed to be USB3 compatible.
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Re: Which USB2.0 audio interfaces work on USB3.0 under Win7x64?

Post by Donnie » Thu Sep 20, 2012 9:41 pm

Focusrite Scarlett interfaces have recieved usb 3.0 driver updates. I think some other interfaces in thier product line may have as well, but not positive.

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Re: Which USB2.0 audio interfaces work on USB3.0 under Win7x64?

Post by craftycurate » Thu Sep 20, 2012 9:50 pm

I'll look into those thanks!
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Re: Which USB2.0 audio interfaces work on USB3.0 under Win7x64?

Post by Anubis » Fri Sep 21, 2012 1:55 am

Not Komplete Audio 6. :cry:
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Re: Which USB2.0 audio interfaces work on USB3.0 under Win7x64?

Post by McQ714 » Fri Sep 21, 2012 2:37 am

since when are usb3 ports not compatible with usb2 devices?

i use a Fireface UFX connected to a usb3 express card adapter on win7 pro x64. it worked fine connected to the laptop's usb3 ports directly but with numerous usb devices plugged in, I noticed a couple glitches and the express card fixed that.

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