One of the audio interfaces from tascam, Roland, or berignger will do
The focus Write is a little pricy for what you want to do.
The usefull feature of some of these intervfaces, is that they have
physical gain controls, easier to manage than software controls.
Further, you could, use this as an alternate output for a speech
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