T2 Features

  • Near-zero latency for virtually instantaneous recording and playback

  • Support for high resolution 24-bit/96kHz audio

  • Two channels of I/O

  • Two combo XLR / ¼" inputs with input gain controls and three-color wraparound LEDs

  • Phantom power allows use of condenser microphones

  • Two balanced TRS ¼" outputs

  • Dedicated headphone output

  • Input Mix control to blend live signal with computer playback

  • Master "Big Knob" output control

  • Smart Monitoring automatically switches headphones between stereo and mono

  • High quality mic preamps and ADA converters

  • Bus-powered (no need for AC or batteries)

  • Compatible with Thunderbolt equipped Mac and Windows computers

  • Downloadable Drivers

  • Lightweight and portable

  • Sturdy aluminum/acrylic chassis ensures roadworthiness

  • 1/3 U rack-mountable (Mounting hardware not included)

System requirements

Windows Computers

  • Thunderbolt equipped system running Windows 8.0 (please see https://thunderbolttechnology.net/products for a list of Intel Certified Thunderbolt Computers and motherboards)

  • Internet connection or USB port (needed for driver installation)

Macintosh Computers

  • Thunderbolt equipped system running OSX 10.9-10.14

  • For connection to Thunderbolt 3 ports please use the following adapters

    • Cable Matters Thunderbolt 3 to Thunderbolt or Thunderbolt 2 Adapter

    • Startech Thunderbolt 3 to Thunderbolt 2 Adapter

  • Internet connection or USB port (needed for driver installation)

    macOS 10.15 Catalina Compatibility Info

    Apple released their newest operating system in October of 2019, macOS 10.15. Currently, Resident Audio Software cannot be installed on this operating system. To continue using your Resident Audio hardware, please do not update to macOS 10.15.

    Please note: If Resident Audio drivers were installed on your system before updating to the latest OS they may continue to work, but full compatibility is not confirmed.



Inputs2 x Combo XLR mic / balanced ¼" TRS, line / instrument level

Outputs  2 x balanced ¼” TRS line-level

1 x stereo ¼" headphone output 

MIDI Input / Output

Thunderbolt™ port 1 (bus-powered)



Trim  2 (1 per channel) with 0 to +35 dBu mic gain range

LED clip indicator2 (1 per channel)

Line / Instrument switch1

Phantom PowerOn/Off +48V (global for both channels)

Input MixBlends live input signal with computer output signal 

Big Knob (volume control)Controls headphone level and monitoring level 



Preamps2 per channel, mic / instrument

ChassisAluminum/Acrylic 1/3 U rack-mountable  (Mounting hardware not included)

A/D/A convertersMore than 100dB dynamic range


Smart Monitoring

Stereo or Mono, selected by Line/Instrument switch


Bit resolution24-bit

Sampling rates44.1, 48, 88.2, 96 kHz

SupportsASIO, Core Audio, Windows Audio Session API (Windows 8)




What's included

  • T2 Audio interface

  • QuickStart guide