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I have having distortion problems with the playback of audio with my Saffire 6 USB interface and Ableton 8.2.1 software that came with it. I can monitor through the interface with headphones while recording the track from an instrument and the sound is clear, but when the track is played back the sound is horribly distorted. The recorded levels never clip past the distortion limit. MIDI playback, however, works perfectly.

I have tried countless setting changes in Ableton and on my computer and nothing has worked. I decided to look into the interface as the source of the problem. Could this be from the interface? If not, what else can I try?

I have had an enormous amount of trouble figuring it out.