Steinberg Audio Interface UR44
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STEINBERG UR44 AUDIO INTERFACE
The perfect balance between connectivity and portability: the UR44 is a powerful audio/MIDI interface designed to suit a huge range of recording and production situations. Four mic preamps, six inputs, four output channels, MIDI I/O ports, onboard DSP power and full iPad connectivity offer an outstandingly flexible feature set.
|Top-of-the-range converters provide a maximum sampling rate of 192 kHz and a resolution of 24 bits, delivering pristine audio quality.|
Four 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 much more.|
Compatible with major recording software
|The UR22mkII features latency-free hardware monitoring and an intuitive Mix knob that allows you to blend between the direct signal and the output of your host.
|UR44 offers connectivity with Apple’s iPad. When paired with Cubasis or other iOS audio apps, the UR44 offers a portable and effortlessly intuitive production experience.|
Rugged full metal casing
|Built to the most exacting standards by Yamaha’s experienced engineers, the UR12’s metal chassis is rugged enough to withstand all the rigors of the road.|
MIDI input and output
|For utmost flexibility, the UR22mkII is equipped with a MIDI I/O port — connect your favorite synth, a drum trigger module or any other MIDI device!|
Basic FX Suite
|UR242 offers VST 3 versions of the onboard DSP plug-ins offering useful sound-shaping and FX tools: the Sweet Spot Morphing Channel Strip, the REV-X reverb and Guitar Amp Classics.|
Cubase AI included
|Based on the same core technologies as the popular Cubase DAW,Cubase AI offers an intuitive feature set for composing, recording, editing and mixing.|
Cubasis LE included
|Cubasis LE is a streamlined version of Steinberg’s popular iOS music production app, offering professional music production on your iPad.|
Latency-free monitoring with FX
|UR44 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 much more.|
While smaller project studios might not need a huge analog desk or dozens of inputs, they do require outstanding audio quality and the ability to record a wide range of musicians, vocalists and other audio sources. Phantom power for highest quality condenser mics is just as important as a feature as the ability to connect several pairs of monitors for A/B-ing mixes on different speaker combinations. Need to quickly record guitar to add to your score or song? Just plug in a guitar to a Hi-Z input and record your guitar with DSP FX and no latency. Record all your digital instruments and connect MIDI controller keyboards to completely integrate all your gear in one compact, portable interface.
The all-round solution for multi-role musicians
Musicians today often find themselves in several different roles: today you might be recording your band in a rehearsal room, tomorrow helping out on a friend’s album production or DJing at a live venue or club; the week after you might need an interface to playback audio backing tracks for a live gig or spend a Sunday afternoon finally getting around to setting up that home studio. Or you might need a portable interface for your hotel room to record that idea that’s been bouncing around in your head all day while on tour. The perfect balance between I/O capability, portability, outstanding audio quality and seamless handling throughout makes the UR44 the ideal interface for the modern multi-role musician.
Backing the band
These days many bands and groups augment their live music with pre-produced backing tracks, perhaps even using MIDI to trigger additional equipment like stage lighting. The UR44 offers an ultra-flexible and reliable portable solution for bands and live musicians. Independent headphone outputs with individual volume control mean playback mixes are readily available for one band member in charge of cueing the next song, while four individual line outputs mean up to two separate stereo mixes for the FOH mixer and musicians on stage. The MIDI I/O can feed lighting equipment with MIDI events synced to the song playing back. And with ultra-stable drivers, a rugged metal case and a sturdy AC adapter that guarantees a stable electrical supply, the UR44 is ideally suited to live bands and performers.
Mobile recording solution
With its stable driver technology, quality components and four first-class mic preamps, the UR44 offers all the functionality needed to record live performances at smaller, more intimate venues or compact rehearsal rooms, or even to record larger groups or vocal ensembles with a few well-placed, high-quality mics. The combination of a portable interface that can fit in a shoulder bag with first-class hardware and software components like the acclaimed D-PRE mic preamps and the ultra-stable drivers makes the UR44 perfectly suited for many mobile recording situations.
Pro-level recordings with the iPad
Providing connectivity with Apple’s iPad (V2 or later), the UR44 serves as a portable interface for iPad apps like Cubasis, Steinberg’s streamlined, multi-touch sequencer tailored for the iPad. Perfect for on-the-fly productions and for sketching out musical ideas, Cubasis projects can then be transferred to a computer running Cubase for the next stage of production — while retaining the same audio interface.
Best of all, with the update to firmware version 2.1 you get the free dspMixFx app. Giving control over all the DSP features of the UR interfaces, the dspMixFx for iPad is a convenient tool for every UR user who is also using an iPad.
- An excellent 6-in/4-out, 24-bit/192kHz USB 2.0 recording interface for your Mac, PC, or iPad
- I/O includes 4 Class A D-PRE preamps with phantom power and 2 x instrument inputs
- Onboard DSP provides latency-free monitor mixing and monitoring with effects and processing
- Pugged full-metal chassis provides the durability you need to take your recording rig on the road
- Includes Cubase AI DAW software
- Bundled with Steinberg’s Basic FX Suite VST 3 plug-ins
- iOS compliant (with the Apple iPad Camera Connection Kit)
Computer Connectivity : USB 2.0
Form Factor : Desktop
Simultaneous I/O : 6 x 4
A/D Resolution : 24-bit/192kHz
Built In DSP/FX : Yes (Monitoring with Effects/Processing)
Analog Inputs : 4 x XLR Combo, 2 x 1/4″
Analog Outputs : 4 x 1/4″
Number of Preamps : 4
Phantom Power : Yes
MIDI I/O : In/Out
Depth : 6.22″
Width : 9.93″
Height : 1.85″
Manufacturer Part Number : UR44
Mac OS X
|Mac OS X 10.7.5/10.8/10.9/10.10/10.11||Windows 7 SP1/8/8.1/10|
|Intel dual core CPU||Intel or AMD dual core CPU|