Behringer U-Phoria UMC404HD 24-Bit 192kHz USB Audio Interface
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Behringer U-Phoria UMC404HD 4x4 USB Audio Interface with MIDAS Designed Preamps
Building a Home Studio? Need an easy and affordable way to get multiple channels of audio to your computer? You've found it!
The Behringer U-Phoria UMC404HD is a simple solution to your analogue to digital audio problems. It has 4 inputs with the legendary MIDAS designed preamps, and 4 outputs. It also featured studio grade 24 Bit 192 KHz converters, and USB 2.0 connectivity.
Real MIDAS microphone preamplifier technology onboard
One of the things that really makes the Behringer U-Phoria UMC404HD USB 2.0 audio interface stand out is its genuine MIDAS preamplifier technology.
Ever since its formation in the 1970's, MIDAS has had a long history of innovation and leadership in the world of audio mixing consoles. Employed by the most famous touring acts and installations world-wide, legendary MIDAS consoles such as the XL4 and Heritage H3000 quickly became industry standards.
MIDAS has earned their impeccable reputation due to their no-compromise approach for audio and build quality and in particular for their Award-winning Mic Preamps which are considered by industry experts as the industry’s best sounding designs. Building on this legacy, the XL8 and PRO Series of Live Mixing Systems continue this great heritage of Award-winning audio quality.
Known throughout the world of live sound for delivering ultra clear sound with plenty of headroom, MIDAS preamps are among the most popular mic pres on Earth.
What's more, these preamps come standard with +48V phantom power onboard, so you can use your choice of quality condenser microphones with your U-Phoria UMC404HD.
Direct Monitor function provides latency-free input monitoring
The Behringer U-Phoria UMC404HD USB 2.0 audio interface mix control gives you zero-latency input monitoring, letting you experience your performance clearly, with no delay or lag in the returning signal.
The powerful headphones output has its own level control and Monitor A/B source select for DJ-style cueing. To make it a done-deal, Behringer provides free audio recording, editing and podcasting software, plus 150 instrument / effects plug-ins – just a download away at behringer.com.
It's a fact - if you can't hear yourself properly, your performance will suffer. Luckily, the Behringer U-Phoria UMC404HD is designed to bring out your best!
On the rear panel of the UMC404HD, you’ll find the USB 2.0 port for simple and easy connection to your PC or Mac, along with plenty of analogue playback options including ¼" TRS, RCA and XLR.
The UMC404HD also features 4 analogue Inserts for use with external effects such as compressors, gates and EQ's, etc.
Built-in MIDI I/O allows you to connect keyboards and all your favourite outboard MIDI hardware.
192 kHz Precision
You take your tracks seriously, and the UMC404HD respects that, providing up to 192 kHz resolution for even the most demanding applications in music, as well as video post production.
Work with confidence and accuracy in your favourite recording software for professional results every time.
Studio in a Little Black Box
When it’s time to make recording history on your Mac or Windows computer, plug in microphones, instruments or line level sources to the UMC404HD’s 4 combination XLR/TRS inputs for the ultimate in studio flexibility!
Connect and communicate with MIDI devices to add the benefit of control surfaces to your studio workflow.
Tracktion - Record, Edit, Mix and Share
Tracktion is one of the world’s fastest and easiest Digital Audio Workstations (DAW) for composing, recording, editing, mixing and sharing your music with the world.
Featuring a single-screen interface, and pushing the envelope in design elegance, Tracktion brings together outstanding Pro DAW features, such as dynamic automation, unlimited track count, MIDI recording and support for VST and AU plug-ins.
This powerful music production software gives you all the tools of an entire professional-grade recording studio. Learning a DAW has never been easier, thanks to their vast and readily available library of resources.
As our way of saying “Thank You”, when you register your UMC404HD at behringer.com, they'll reward you with a complimentary download code for the full version of Tracktion.
Recording and editing couldn’t be easier.
- 4x4 USB 2.0 Audio/MIDI Interface for recording microphones and instruments
- Audiophile 24-Bit/192 kHz resolution for professional audio quality
- Compatible with popular recording software including Avid Pro Tools, Ableton Live, Steinberg Cubase, etc.
- Streams 4 inputs / 4 outputs plus 1x MIDI I/O with ultra-low latency to your computer, supporting Mac OS X and Windows XP or higher
- 4 state-of-the-art, MIDAS designed Mic Preamplifiers with +48 V phantom power
- Analogue Inserts for use of external effects such as compressors, etc.
- Zero-latency direct monitoring while recording
- Input/Playback Mix control and Stereo/Mono switch for direct monitoring
- Powerful Phones output with Level control and Monitor A/B source select for DJ-style cueing
- Status, Signal and Clip indications for perfect overview
- Main Outputs on balanced XLR and 1/4" TRS connectors
- Free audio recording, editing and podcasting software plus 150 instrument/effect plug-ins downloadable at behringer.com
- Built-like-a-tank, impact-resistant metal chassis
- 3-Year Warranty Program
- Conceived and designed by Behringer Germany
Item arrived quite quickly. The interface is extremely simple to set up (I’m using a Mac with Ableton 9 and Logic Pro X) and is playing nicely with both. Sound quality is really quite good. Easy to adjust levels and find a sweet spot. I’ve used guitar, microphones, synthesizer’s with it so far and I’m really impressed. For the price and quality, there’s really no competition at this price point! I only wish it had an on/off button as I have to unplug the device to shut it off. It’s USB and mains powered so handy for travelling as well. If you’re in the market for an interface and you’re strapped for cash, this is definitely the cream of the crop!