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Evo 8 by Audient - 4in / 4out Audio Interface


Sale price $411.00 Regular price $412.00

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More inputs and outputs for more flexibility

Capture your microphones and instruments and start recording audio directly to your computer with EVO 8’s intuitive feature set. EVO 8 has all of the innovative new features found on EVO 4 but provides additional inputs and outputs alongside unrivalled performance and functionality – all off bus power.


Made for producers, streamers, creatives, musicians, artists, podcasters, beatmakers, & professionals

Made for you

Made for the smart creative, EVO 8 will deliver a powerful recording solution no matter your art form.

Capture creativity fast
Whether recording your latest track, producing a beat, or creating a podcast, EVO 8’s advanced and versatile feature set lets you take control of any recording session.

Unrivalled audio performance
Building on Audient’s 20+ years of audio design experience, EVO 8 gives you unrivalled audio quality on your desktop.

The Features
Phantom Power - EVO 8 will deliver true and switchable phantom power - giving your microphones the power they need.
*Four channels simultaneously requires a USB-C to C connection. USB-A to C will provide up to two channels.

4 x EVO Mic Pres - Control the levels of your microphone inputs manually, link to Smartgain or hold down to mute each channel.

Smartgain - Automatically set the levels of one or both of your microphones.

Volume Buttons - Set the monitoring level of your speakers and headphones.

4x EVO Preamps
Get the most from your microphones with the warm and accurate EVO preamps – offering 58dB of gain range.

High-Performance Converters
Hear your recordings more accurately than ever and make better mix decisions with 113dB of dynamic range.

Instrument Input
Plug your guitar or bass straight in through the JFET instrument input and start recording instantly.

Smartgain Mode - Work smarter, not harder
Make sure you capture everything perfectly with Smartgain mode. Start playing or singing, and Smartgain mode will automatically set the level of your microphones. You can even perfectly match and adjust the gain to all channels simultaneously.

- Set gain correctly
- Avoid clipping + distortion
- Get better recordings
- Work independently

Powerful Control
Multi-function buttons - Channels 1-4 and both volume buttons can quickly be muted by simply holding them down until they begin to flash.

Switchable +48v - Individually switch phantom power on/off for each channel and give your microphones the power they need.
*Four channels simultaneously requires a USB-C to C connection. USB-A to C will provide up to two channels.

Software Control - Set the gain of your mic pres using your DAW. Your settings will also be stored in your session.
*with compatible software

Smart touchpoints - Control your speakers, headphones and channels all using the volume encoder.

Connecting a set of headphones to either of the headphone ports will automatically mute the corresponding speaker outputs, making switching between loudspeaker monitoring and headphone monitoring quick and seamless.

Work anywhere
All of EVO 8’s advanced features are powered directly from your computer via USB, letting you start recording on the go whenever inspiration strikes.

Free software
Compatible with all major audio software and plugins, EVO 8 comes bundled with a collection of professional software, giving you everything you need to start recording.

Audio Loop-back
Audio Loop-back enables you to record your computer audio at the same time as your microphones. Ideal for podcasters and streamers.
- Record your computers audio
- Record guest Skype/video calls
- Record gaming audio

Customisable Software Mixer
Designed to simplify and adapt to your workflow, the EVO Mixer enables you to effortlessly set up and route your inputs + outputs, provide ultra-low latency monitoring, balance and set your levels, activate phantom power, set up dedicated artist headphone mixes and more.

Minimalist layout. Innovative Engineering. Modern aesthetics. EVO 8 has been designed to last and look at home on your desktop.

3 Year Limited Warranty
All of our products come with a three-year limited warranty guaranteeing you further protection and peace of mind when you choose EVO by Audient.

"The EVO 4 and 8 are minimalist in design but powerful in operation and offer great audio performance and quality. Smartgain — the EVOs’ auto‑gain function — will get you recording quickly without any mess or fuss.", Sound On Sound

"The EVO range provides high performance, with all new EVO mic preamps with 58dB gain range and converters with a 113dB dynamic range alongside a JFET D.I., two speaker and headphone outputs, ultra-low latency, a dedicated EVO software mixer and audio loop-back functionality - an impressive feature set for its price point.", Pro Tools Expert

Gear advice

Are you looking for the right gear for your recording set-up and budget?

Choosing the correct item for your home recording set-up is easy for some and confusing for most. Even if you have been working with audio for years, things are constantly changing. The marketing guff and searching the net usually sends you down a rabbit hole of time-wasting.
The core of Indigo Oak Studio is to help people set up and record by taking the mystery and costs out of recording. Right now, that cost you will save is time, patience and disappointment.

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"Great service from Aaron-already Aaron has helped me make some important early decisions for going forward. It's clear he has an ability to keep things in understandable terms for noobs like me, and I have no doubt he can scale up the advice for all levels. Cheers Aaron and look forward to our next sesh. Pete"
Pete A (Musician)

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I've been doing this for 20+ years, and I have been in more home studios than anyone else in New Zealand! I've experience helping people get the best for their unique situation. According to my long list of client reviews, I successfully provide the highest standard of service.  Save yourself time, stress, and the cost of getting the wrong thing.

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"Over the last 20 years I've worked with a number of different recording studios and engineers, and by far and away Aaron is easily the best of the bunch!
What sets him apart is his absolute dedication to any client or project. He has a knack of asking the right questions and finding out exactly what is most important to you and tailoring his service to this.
Amazing patience, knowledge and expertise - and is quick to learn and understand anything 'outside the box' you may be looking for....
For absolute professionalism I believe there is no better than Indigo Oak Studio - I'd add more stars to this rating if I possibly could!"

S Williams (Professional Musician playing the Wellington scene for 20+ years)

Do you offer personal help setting up and learning to use the gear (and the whole recording and mixing process if required)?

YES - I can be booked in to get you up and tracking. I can teach you as little or as much as you would like to know about home recording and mixing.
Click here to find out more about the Home Recording Support I offer.

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"I got to ask all the questions I needed to ask regarding the basics of recording audio into my DAW. Everything was explained clearly and with good examples. Great value for my money"
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