If you want to record at professional-standard 24-bit/96kHz resolution, without spending a ton of cash, then check out the M-Audio M-Track Plus II. Two channels let you lay down a guitar track while you sing, collaborate with a friend, or capture your keyboard in stereo. A simple direct/USB mix knob provides zero-latency monitors, and LED VU meters let you keep an eye on your levels. With its all-metal construction and USB bus power, the M-Track Plus II is built for mobile production. And to top it all off, M-Audio included a great software suite to get you going.
24-bit/96kHz 2-channel recording interface provides reliable and consistent sound quality
XLR combo inputs with selectable phantom power let you record vocals, guitars, bass, and more
USB/Analog Direct balance control offers zero-latency monitoring.
LED VU meters for each channel.
Headphone out with independent level control.