What interface is everyone using for editing 192k audio files? I am using an mBox Pro at home but am limited to 96k, but want to start taking full advantage of the beauty if 192k recordings when I use my Sound Devices recorder.
Apogee, if you can afford it. The Rosetta is an awesome interface. Sounds amazing. You'll need the firewire option to use it as a stand-alone AD-DA. (Rosetta 200 w/ FW option - $2150, Rosetta 800 w/ FW option - $3050)
If you can't afford it, I'd go with one of the MOTU units. They have several units under $1000 that do 192k that are decent sounding. Even the Ultralite does, which is a $550 USB interface.
Are you looking to HEAR the difference or just use 192kHz for latitude in processing? My 7-year-old MOTU 828mkII plays 192khz files recorded on my SD702 in real time just fine, it just dithers them to 96khz, and in my home studio, my room won't let me hear the difference even if my aging ears could. If you're just looking to record at 192kHz for processing latitude, wouldn't most other ProTools-happy interfaces do the same?
If you're looking to actually hear every bit of 192kHz, it does seem like the Apogee is the best value. I've worked with one but don't own one.
The best interfaces I've ever used is Lynx Studio's second generation DAC/ADC! In the interfaces they have absolutely nothing other than GenLock, SMPTE (LynxTWO and Aurora), and as close to noise-less, jitter-less and faithful to the signal as it's possible to get as far as I know (LynxTWO, Aurora and L22).
On the other hand, if you want stuff like mic-amps, MIDI, effects and processing for example, there are none.
I only use LynxTWO-cards (and will add an Aurora soon) for regular recording in the studio myself. I do have some Yamaha DSP Factory cards, an Focusrite Saffire, and some different Sound Blaster cards too, but I only have them for effects and degrading :-) /CvanC
We have a couple of the Digidesign 192s which are rock solid. To date (5 years) we have never had a single problem with them. We have a Digidesign Mic Pre on the front end.