Applies to: All Products
Mic Level is the lowest signal level which travels through an XLR connection and requires a preamp to be raised to Line Level. This should be used whenever using a microphone with your interface.
Line Level is the highest signal level which travels through a TRS connection. This is the standard type of signal and should be used when connecting any non-instrument piece of hardware to your interface (i.e. an outboard preamp or processor).
Instrument Level is the most variable level signal which will travel through a TS connection and will also require a preamp to be raised to Line Level. This should be selected whenever connecting an instrument directly to your interface.