NAMM 2019 Video: Steinberg’s AXR4 adds high-end Thunderbolt to audio interfaces

With the AXR4, Steinberg sets a new standard in audio interfaces for studios, producers and professional musicians.

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Steinberg has unveiled the AXR4 an audio interface that takes the German company into the Thunderbolt world.

At the heart of this new product is its high-speed data throughput made possible by a staggering I/O options. Its 28 in, 24 out design includes four combo inputs, eight TRS line inputs and eight TRS line outputs, two sets of eight-channel ADAT/S/PDIF and a future-proof digital I/O card slot. If that’s not enough, there are also MIDI I/O ports, twin headphone sockets with independent volume controls, and two Thunderbolt 2 ports which allow seamless computer connection as well as linking of up to three interfaces.

Other highlights that’ll perk the ears of professionals include 32-bit integer recording at up to 384 kHz, DSP-powered, latency-free monitoring, advanced SSPLL jitter suppression and a flexible 28×24 matrix mixer.

The AXR4 is compatible editing, mastering and production software that supports the Core Audio standard.

Watch our video above to learn more about the AXR4.

Lists for $2,799. Available first quarter 2019. More information at


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