By PSW Staff • December 5, 2017 The AI-1 USB audio interface from RØDE Microphones RØDE Microphones announces the release of its first audio interface – the AI-1. The AI-1 USB audio interface offers studio-quality input and output capabilities with Neutrik combo jacks and a discrete Class-A preamp to connect microphones, guitars or a line level instruments. Available as part of The Complete Studio Kit, the AI-1 comes with RØDE’s NT1 large diaphragm condenser microphone, SMR shock mount with popshield, 20-foot XLR and USB C/A cables. Damien Wilson, CEO of RØDE Microphones adds, “The AI-1 offers pro-studio quality at a home studio price point. It’s simply the best in its class – and it’s also incredibly easy to use, thanks to thoughtful design and Australian Made quality. The perfect companion to any RØDE microphone.” The AI-1 allows zero-latency playback by enabling the direct monitoring feature and playback via headphones/loudspeakers with a discrete headphone amplifier. To ensure the AI-1 is versatile, it features 48V phantom power and is class compliant – so there is no need to install any drivers. For a limited time only, every sale of the AI-1 comes with a free version the recording software Ableton Live Lite, redeemable here. RØDE Microphones Tagged with: DAW Digital Interfaces Microphones New Products Recording RØDE Microphones Studio · all topics Subscribe to Live Sound International Subscribe to Live Sound International magazine. Stay up-to-date, get the latest pro audio news, products and resources each month with Live Sound.