This interface is really something. It has a modest amount of ins and outs, but the two inputs, one Mic Preamp (Amphenol) input with phantom power switch and one instrument input for guitar or bass are really top notch. You can even hook this up with your iPad with the MFi connector cable. Super low latancy ASIO and CoreAudio drivers and USB 2.0 gives you 24-bit 96kHz recording possibilities and it's very portable, well suited for connecting to a laptop (which is what I do). Two balanced 1/4" TRS Outputs, direct monitoring switch and a separate headphone level knob is all you need for simple comping and laying down some fast tracks. Highly recommended for anyone wanting a compact, portable, hi quality audio interface.