Arturia’s MiniFuse audio interfaces come in three sizes and pack impressive software

Users will get access to Ableton Live Lite, NI’s Guitar Rig 6 LE, Antares Auto-Tune and more.

Arturia aims to arm budding music-makers with a sleek audio interface that’s easy to use, with a collection of software to get them creating right out of the box. The MiniFuse interfaces come in three sizes and promise “class-leading sound”.

The MiniFuse 1 has one input and two outputs, the MiniFuse 2 offers two inputs and two outputs and the MiniFuse 4 offers four inputs and four outputs.

Combo XLR/quarter-inch inputs are matched with an instrument switch to bring signals up to line level. There’s also stereo metering, phantom power, direct monitoring and headphone outputs with independent volume controls.

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The interfaces feature a 110dB dynamic range and a -129dB equivalent input noise, which Arturia says delivers “unmatched” sound clarity and dynamics. Aside from that, the interfaces boast a compact design with backlit controls and a USB hub in the back to accommodate other gear.

Bundled software also covers a fair bit of ground from in-the-box guitar recording to auto-tuned rap vocals.

First up, there’s a copy of Ableton Live Lite which hit version 11 this year. Meanwhile, Arturia’s Analog Lab Intro features 500 presets from the brand’s V Collection instruments and Arturia FX lets you add chorus, reverbs and more.

Also bundled with each interface is Native Instruments’ Guitar Rig 6 LE, along with three-month subscriptions to both Antares Auto-Tune Unlimited and sample library service Splice.

According to Arturia founder Frederic Brun in a press release, the interfaces represent the brand’s “vision of an affordable audio companion.”

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“Following in the footsteps of AudioFuse, we knew we would need to deliver more affordable audio interfaces, a solution that would open up audio creation to everyone,” Brun said. “That solution is MiniFuse”.

The MiniFuse 1 and 2 will be available in Black in mid-October; White finished models will launch in November and the MiniFuse 4 will be sold in 2022. Prices have yet to be confirmed, but each will include a five-year warranty.

Learn more at arturia.com

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