Steinberg UR242 4x2 USB Audio Interface
Be ready to record music in studio quality on your notebook or iPad with the UR242. Engineered to offer outstanding audio and build quality in its price class, the UR242 combines choice components with advanced onboard DSP-powered FX to offer solutions for a huge range of mobile production scenarios. Plug in condenser and dynamic microphones to one of the two onboard D-PRE preamps, connect your guitar to the Hi-Z input and use the dedicated line inputs for your keyboard. Add MIDI equipment, monitor speakers and headphones, and monitor sound with top-quality FX at zero latency. UR242 is the ideal portable production interface for your PC, Mac or iPad.
24-bit/192 kHz USB 2.0 audio interface
Top of the range converters provide a maximum sampling rate of 192 kHz and a resolution of 24 bits, delivering pristine audio quality.
Class-A D-PRE mic preamps
Yamaha’s highly acclaimed D-PRE preamps deliver a truly transparent and beautifully detailed sound that is unrivaled in this product class.
Latency-free monitoring with FX
UR242 offers zero-latency monitoring with FX thanks to the included dspMixFx software with even tighter integration for Cubase owners with auto-setup, custom views and windows, and much more.
Basic FX Suite
UR242 offers VST 3 versions of the onboard DSP plug-ins offering additional useful sound-shaping and FX tools: the Sweet Spot Morphing Channel Strip, the famed REV-X reverb and Guitar Amp Classics.
Rugged metal casing
Built to the most exacting standards by Yamaha’s experienced engineers, the UR242 is rugged enough to withstand all the rigors of the road.
Compatible with all major recording software
The UR242 is compatible with all major audio editing, mastering, and music production software supporting ASIO, Core Audio, or WDM standard.
UR242 offers connectivity with Apple’s iPad. When paired with Steinberg’s iPad-based Cubasis music app or other iOS audio apps, the UR242 offers a portable and effortlessly intuitive production experience.
MIDI input and output
For utmost flexibility, the UR242 is equipped with a MIDI I/O — connect your favorite synth, a drum trigger module or whatever MIDI device you prefer!
UR242 offers an incredibly easy way to streaming performances live to the Internet, with incoming audio signals merged to the playback signal from Cubase or other DAWs inside the computer. The merged signal is then sent back to the computer for live streaming to the net in the software of your choice.
Cubase AI included
Based on the same core technologies as the popular Cubase DAW, the AI version offers an intuitive feature set for composing, recording, editing and mixing.
|Included from Manufacturer||AC Power Supply
Cubase AI Download Code
License Information for Basic FX Suite
|Channels||4 in, 2 out|
|Digital Conversion||24-bit / 192 kHz|
|Audio Inputs||(2) Mic, XLR/TRS Combo (Front)
(2) Line, TRS (Rear)
|Audio Outputs||(2) Line (TRS)|
|MIDI||In, Out, USB|
|Effects||Sweet Spot Morphing Channel Strip, REV-X Reverb, Guitar Amp Classics|
|Low-Latency Direct Monitoring||Yes|
|Unique Features||Loopback Function|
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