Re: Level mismatch solutions - fixed and variable attenuators
End of last year I made a passive box for my friends ff800 based on a quad GoldPoint stepped attenuator. I convinced him to go RME, and so when he noticed the interface doesn't have a dedicated volume knob for output I jumped at the chance to keep him hooked, and to avoid the shortcomings of Mackie and TCe 'solutions'. His is much nicer than the one I built for myself around 2005 or so.
My old trusty/dusty unbalanced version: