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Postby Lp4 » Mon Mar 08, 2021 11:08 am

hello i want to buy RME babyface pro FS, i have Focusrite scarlett 2i2 3rd gen,
there is a remarkable difference between them?
i want more clarity and fuller sound
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Re: Audio Interface upgrade

Postby Mike Stranks » Mon Mar 08, 2021 11:14 am

Welcome! :thumbup:

I'm not sure that upgrading your interface is going to give you what you're looking for.

Tell us a bit more about the rest of your gear: mic(s), monitors, headphones, DAW etc and if you've acoustically-treated your room and we may be able to offer some advice.
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Re: Audio Interface upgrade

Postby Lp4 » Mon Mar 08, 2021 11:19 am

yes my room is treated, I have AKG C3000
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Re: Audio Interface upgrade

Postby Lp4 » Mon Mar 08, 2021 11:21 am

Also im working with Cubase 10.5 and Presonus eris 4.5
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Re: Audio Interface upgrade

Postby Hugh Robjohns » Mon Mar 08, 2021 11:23 am

As Mike says, I really don't think swapping one good interface for different good interface is going to bring the improvements you seek.

The terms 'more clarity' and 'fuller sound' suggest to me fundamental acoustic recording or mixing issues more than anything.
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Re: Audio Interface upgrade

Postby Lp4 » Mon Mar 08, 2021 11:44 am

Any other suggestions?
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Re: Audio Interface upgrade

Postby ken long » Mon Mar 08, 2021 12:05 pm

What's your budget, channel count requirements, mic pres, digital I/O etc?
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Re: Audio Interface upgrade

Postby Sam Spoons » Mon Mar 08, 2021 12:17 pm

And what instrument/voice/genre are you recording, tell us more about your usual mic position and a little about the treatment around your recording area?
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Re: Audio Interface upgrade

Postby Hugh Robjohns » Mon Mar 08, 2021 1:35 pm

Eris monitors are okay and should deliver reasonably good monitoring in a well treated room. Cubase is obviously fine, and the C3000 mic is capable of good results too...

And all of that, combined with the Scarlett 3rd gen interface, is perfectly capable of genuine pro-level sound quality.

So I think we need to drill down a bit more about what you mean by 'more clarity' and a 'fuller sound'

Perhaps you could post a link to an excerpt of your recordings that you think illustrate the problem, and that way we can get a much better idea of how to help.
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