RME HDSPe MADI FX Now Shipping

RME’s new HDSPe MADI FX is now available. The 390-channel PCI express card marks a new milestone in the history of audio interfaces. Such a high performance multi-track system and advanced MADI router has never existed before!

Three MADI I/Os – two optical and one coaxial – one AES/EBU I/O and one analog monitoring output. Plus Word Clock connection and four MIDI I/Os. A third optical MADI I/O is optionally available.

To guarantee RME’s unique low latency performance the card introduces a newly developed modular Hammerfall Pro Audio Core. The core processes three times as many channels as before, but actually reduces the system load and enables ultra-low latencies down to 32 samples.

The included high-end digital mixer not only uses the card as powerful MADI router, with separated level settings for each routing. The 192 kHz effects engine also provides numerous latency-free hardware effects like EQs, Compressors, Reverb, and Echo.

State-of-the-art fail safe operation: the new RME PCI express flagship provides 64-channel recording with seamless redundancy. As soon as the current input fails, one of the other two inputs is used. Switching the inputs takes less than a sample.

The HDSPe MADI FX works on Windows and Mac OS. Suggested retail price: 1259 € (excluding VAT)


  • 194 input- / 196 output channels = 390 channels

  • TotalMix FX with 192 kHz effects engine

  • 3 x MADI I/O (2 x optical + 1 x coaxial)

  • AES/EBU I/O via breakout cable

  • Stereo analog out (for monitoring)

  • Word Clock I/O

  • 3 x virtual MIDI I/O over MADI

  • 1 x MIDI I/O via breakout cable



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