The Two-channel professional USB Audio interface: set, play, game


The Cancun range is production and live sound engineers’ best friend: a quick set up of high-quality Record/Play functions with a PC or Mac through its native USB Audio 2.0 streaming, and technicians on the go can enjoy the full power of Cancun’s AES/EBU and analog interfaces. Cancun will gladly Play/Record up to 4+4 channels simultaneously with Digigram’s signature spotless sound. Whether broadcast or live, Cancun is the ideal companion that won’t ever let you down: sturdy built and super reliable, it is also user-friendly with its LED powered touch panel for easy control settings enabled by main audio measurement applications.

Zero latency, zero compromise, CANCUN is our high-performance sound card that embeds the essence of Digigram’s know-how for pristine live and broadcast applications, including audio measurement.

High audio quality

Line/Mic inputs with high-quality preamps

Low latency

The speed of sound! Zero-latency embedded mixer ( → Round trip latency below 4ms)

Robust and Stable  

Our ultra-robust design and high-end connectors fear no situations!

Best-in-class audio performances

(+55 dB gain, -105 dB THD+N, -126 dB EIN)

Key features

Compact form factor in slim, streamlined design.

Ultra-high precision clock

No compromises
→ 2/2 Analog and 1/1 AES-EBU I/Os in a high-density casing


Record and edit Broadcast quality audio

Console class Mic

Carry a single toolbox

Standalone mode provides high-end

Secure your Live productions

Ultra-robust design and high-end connectors

Mic preamp and Analog / AES I/Os bridging


Supported OS / Environments

Operating system supported Windows 10, 8, Windows 7 (32 and 64 bits), Mac OS X, Linux

Management: depending on the host operating system’s implementation of the USB Audio 2.0 specification. Microsoft Windows management is provided through DirectSound, Core Audio, WASAPI third-party ASIO driver.


Bus/Format USB 2.0 / Compliant with the USB 2.0 audio specification

Size 254 mm x 96 mm x 36 mm

Operating: Temp / Humidity 0°C to +50°C / 0 % to 90 % (non condensing)


Audio connectors One XLR female for left input channel

Sub-D 25 pts (222-Mic) or 44 pts (442-Mic) for all analog and digital I/Os 6.35 mm jack for stereo headphone output

Neutrik XLR breakout cable included USB connector Standard, includes two A-type on PC side, one mini-B USB on card side

    Audio I/Os


    Analog inputs (mono) : 2 balanced analog Mic/Line inputs 

    Digital inputs (stereo): 1 AES3 stereo input

    Switchable: 48V phantom power 7 mA Max on each input

    Analog input gain:

    – From 0 to 55 dB by 1 dB steps,

    – switchable Pad 30.0 dB

    Input sensitivity: 0 dBfs adjustable from -30 dBu to +25 dBu (Line) and -60 dBu to -5 dBu (Mic)

    Maximum input level/impedance Line: +25 dBu / > 3.5 kOhms; Mic: -5 dBu / > 2 kOhms

    Frequency response (A/D Input)

    – at 48 kHz: 20 Hz–20 kHz +0/-0.5 dB

    – at 96 kHz: 20 Hz–40 kHz +0/-0.6 dB

    – at 192 kHz: 20 Hz–80 kHz +0/-2.0 dB S/N

    Analog input, typical S/N: 108 dB unweighted and 111dBA @48 kHz THD+N

    Analog input, typical < -105 dB unweighted and -107 dBA / 20 Hz-20 kHz, @48 to 192 kHz ref 1 kHz at –3 dBfs

    Mic inputs E.I.N., typical < -128 dB / Zsource = 40 Ohms; Pad Off; gain 55 dB



    Analog outputs (mono) : 2 balanced analog Mic/Line outputs

    Digital outputs (stereo): 1 AES3 stereo outputs

    Maximum analog level/impedance at 48 kHz: +10 dBu / 2×33 Ohms

    Frequency response

    – at 48 kHz: 10 Hz–20 kHz +0/-0.1 dB

    – at 96 kHz: 10 Hz–40 kHz +0/-0.3 dB

    – at 192 kHz: 10 Hz–80 kHz +0/-1.3 dB

    S/N Analog output, typical > 111 dB unweighted @48 kHz

    THD+N Analog output, typical < -98 dB unweighted / 20 Hz-24 kHz @48 kHz to 192 kHz, ref 1 kHz at –3 dBfs

    Headphones output (stereo)

    – Dedicated output stage, > 10 mW from 32 to 600 Ohms 10Hz-20 kHz +-0.1 dB;

    – Dynamic range: 93 dB @32 Ohms, typical

    Audio Specifications

    A/D and D/A converters 24-bit / frequency : 32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 88.2 kHz, 96 kHz, 192 kHz

    Audio formats: PCM 8, 16, 20, and 24 bits, full-duplex

    Latency 3.4 mS

    – analog-to-PC or PC-to-Analog (Windows 7 / 64 bits) 3.8 mS

    – analog-to-MAC or MAC-to-Analog (Mac OS X 10.6.8)

    Channel phase diff. (A/D and D/A) ± 0.2° (20 Hz – 20 kHz)


    Analog-to-AES/EBU Bridge In Stand-alone mode

    AES/EBU-to-Analog Bridge In Stand-alone mode

    Embedded Mixer Zero-latency headphone Mixer


      Sound cards

      Which Linux Distribution are supported by ALP sound cards ?

      ALP cards are supported under the following Linux distributions, from the mentioned versions:

      • Ubuntu:
           ver. 20.04 - kernel 5.15
           ver. 22.04 - kernel 6.5
      • Debian 11 - kernel 5.10
      • Debian 12 - kernel 6.1
      • RHEL 9 kernel 5.14

      In case you need to run the driver under another Linux distribution, please contact Digigram to get
      the source code. If  you experience issues for compiling / running the driver on your Linux distribution, we
      propose a service to provide you with the appropriate driver; please contact Digigram.

      My sound card is not detected by Windows

      Make sure that you downloaded the lasted driver on our website. Indeed, from time to time we have to make component updates that require a new driver.