Dual unit and standalone mode

Articles relevant to all dual unit and standalone modes which are available in Saffire Mix Control v1.7 and higher, available from the support section of our website here

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Previously computers or cards with Firewire 400 ports, which are featured on the Saffire Line of Interfaces, were common. Today most of the computers on the market that do feature Firewire have a...
The following table shows which combinations of 2 units are supported in dual unit mode: Dual unit combinations in green can be used together, those in red cannot be used together. Therefore any two...
Many of our interfaces come with an added feature called Standalone Mode. This enables the user to set these units up to work as an ADAT connected unit, similar to one of our Octopre MkIIs or any...
Many new users become confused when they start recording and find that their Vocal or other signal from one microphone is placed only on the left in their headphones or speakers. The common question...
Dual device support is implemented from Saffire Mix Control 1.7 onwards, and allows a user to control 2 interfaces simultaneously with the computer (with the exception of 2 Liquid Saffire 56s, or an...
If you are having trouble with installing Plug Ins on a Mac please see this video . To get your Scarlett Plug Ins (or any other Focusrite or Novation Plug Ins) installed properly on your Windows...
The following file contains lookup tables that show which DAW input or output to use for which unit's inputs and outputs for all supported dual unit configurations: Dual unit crib sheets Please note...
The Saffire Line is capable of Dual Unit Mode in which two Saffire are connected via Firewire. In this mode the two Interfaces become one interface. You will not need to create any aggregate devices...
Pro Tools 9 and Pro Tools 10 only allow for the use of a maximum of 32 simultaneous inputs/outputs. For this reason if your input/output count when using two FireWire Saffires exceeds 32, you will...
Pro Tools 9 requires each input/output path to have a unique name however when using dual unit mode the input/output names set by the driver are duplicated. In order to resolve this you need to edit...
Dual device support is implemented from Saffire Mix Control 1.7 onwards, and allows a user to control 2 interfaces simultaneously with the computer (with the exception of 2 Liquid Saffire 56s, or an...
Dual Device Support is limited to two devices connected to the same bus at sample rates of 48kHz or below. Using sample rates higher than 48kHz is not supported. If you have any further quetions...
Computer with a single FireWire port Connect one Saffire to the FireWire port on the computer. Connect the second Saffire to the spare FireWire port on the first Saffire. Note that the Saffire PRO 24...