See questions and answers. The Negatives If you look on Amazon or certain other marketplaces that allow consumer reviews, you might find more than a handful of negative reviews from people who bought the Akai EIE Pro and had trouble getting it to work properly. Write a customer review. Packaging should be the same as what is found in a retail store, unless the item is handmade or was packaged by the manufacturer in non-retail packaging, such as an unprinted box or plastic bag. Generally speaking, I get the impression that great deal of thought has gone into the look and feel of the Akai EIE Pro, from the flicky switches to the VU meters that light up red when you clip. See any errors on this page?

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The sound quality is excellent. Going to the download link to get the software gets you a message stating that Pro Tools 11 is no longer available and the site redirects you to get a copy of Pro Tools First from Avid, which you can’t just download.

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Share your thoughts with other customers. Just have to know how to make it Rock!!! It was no problem to set up; working properly without a hitch from the start. After much use I sadly must change my review. Around the back there are four insert points for connecting to to external processing equipment—a compressor, a compressor—and four output points that correspond to the inputs, allowing you to pipe the output of individual inputs to wherever you might want it to go.

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ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Wonderful Interface with tons of features and no problems! However, the interface is fairly confusing once you want to start monitoring the inputs.

Every year, AKAI or whatever company they’ve outsourced the software development to delivers die updates months after the public release of the new Mac OS.

This four-in, four-out 4×4 device features low latency ASIO drivers and enables you to record up to bit resolution and sample rates of With three convenient USB inputs in addition to its main USB port, EIE enables you to connect controllers, hard drives or any other peripheral to your akqi when native ports may be limited.

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Product information Item Weight 2. Definitely professional production quality. Read what I’ve done. Use your headphones for playback sessions by connecting to the TRS headphone output.

Akai EIE Pro Audio Interface Review

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Both pairs of outputs can be monitored visually with the high-quality, analog VU meters providing classic features with modern style.

VU meters flash red when you clip – handy when I’m in the booth and want to watch that. The EIE sends and receives prl audio channels on a single USB cable for simple, universal interface to your computer.

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In summary, if you want simple audio interface with 4 decent pre’s, the Akai EIE Pro isn’t a bad choice. Every year, it’s the same story. Spend more to aviod serious studio problems.

And, of course, there are the unfortunate souls who just received a faulty unit. See and discover other items: This unit weighs in at about 4lbs. A lower gain dynamic will also work OK, but the gains are not quite enough to push a shure sm7b on their own.

Akai needs to get there act in gear!! Moving back to the front of the interface we have perhaps the most striking feature; a pair of VU meters.