Steinberg UR22 MK2

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2-Channel USB 2.0 Audio Interface

  • Up to 24-bit / 192kHz
  • 2 D-PRE Class-A mic preamps with 48V phantom power
  • 2 XLR / jack 6.3 mm combo line inputs - switchable Hi-Z to channel
  • 2 Line outputs 6.3 mm jack balanced
  • Stereo headphone output 6.3 mm jack
  • Class compliant
  • MIDI I / O
  • Usable with iPad
  • USB Micro connector
  • USB bus-powered on PC / Mac
  • Latency monitoring hardware-based
  • Full metal housing
  • Compatible with Windows 7, Mac OSX and iPad (requires optional Apple iPad Camera Connection Kit / Lightning to USB Camera Adapter)
  • Includes: Steinberg Cubase AI software (download version)

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Recording / Playback Channels 2x2
Number of Mic Inputs 2
Number of Line Imputs 2
Number of Instrument Inputs 1
Number of Line Outs 2
Headphone Outs 1
Phantom power Yes
Number of S/PDIF Connectors 0
Number of ADAT Connectors 0
Numer of AES/EBU Connectors 0
Number of MADI Connectors 0
Ethernet 0
Other Connectors No
MIDI interface Yes
Word Clock No
Max. sample rate (kHz) 192 kHz
Max. resolution in bit 24 bit
USB Bus-Powered Yes
Incl. power supply No
USB Version 2.0
Width in mm 159 mm
Depth in mm 159 mm
Height in mm 46 mm

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A workhorse

audiocan, 08.10.2018
This is a great interface in it's class (FocusRite Scarlett, Presonus Audiobox, Mackie Onyx, Tascam US, etc). I picked UR22 over the others because: Works at 192kHz, has midi in/outs; provides switchable external power; and it's fairly stable. Some of these features are missing in the above mentioned competitors.
Preamps are quite decent. Best thing is that the gain knob's resolution is quite high. And this thing is built like a tank.
Some negatives are: It doesn't come with a USB power, you have to buy your own; doesn't have a software interface to adjust settings or add FX digitally (other than sample rate and loopback); and I have some issues on Windows 10 on start up, sound device not defaulting to it (I have to restart the unit via it's power selection switch sometimes so the system recognizes it).
Despite it's perks and it's outdated and banal looks, it's a rather decent sounding, well-built and feature-rich workhorse. A good option in it's class.
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Great budget interface

Emil O, 20.01.2018
The UR22 MKii packs a powerful punch in a small, robust package.
It's very easy to take with you on the go without having to worry about it getting damaged. It also looks pretty sleek.

The D-Pre pre-amps by Yamaha have a clean sound and go all the way up to 60 dB, although as with all interfaces, you'll definitely notice the noise when cranking the gain all the way up.
The line input sounds nice too and isn't nearly as susceptible to clipping as other similarly priced interfaces that I've tried.

The knobs are very sturdy and feel great. The monitoring mixing knob even has a stop about halfway through in between the input and the playback.
As far as handling goes, I haven't had any issues with latency whatsoever but an annoying issue I do have is that when I switch the phantom power on or off, the entire interface locks up for about 2 to 3 seconds, meaning that I'm unable to hear anything for a few seconds.

When it comes to monitoring, I mainly use headphones (Sony MDR7506) and I'm perfectly happy with the amount of gain but it might be worth looking into a separate headphone amp when using pairs with higher impedances.
Coming from the Focusrite 2i4 and the Zoom U24, I do find myself missing the option to output to both TRS and RCA, but I can't blame Steinberg for that. Hopefully that'll be included in a future iteration.

In short, if you're looking for a great budget interface, I'm happy to say that this one won't disappoint you.
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2-Channel USB 2.0 Audio Interface Up to 24-bit / 192kHz, 2 D-PRE Class-A mic preamps with 48V phantom power, 2 XLR / jack 6.3 mm combo line inputs - switchable Hi-Z to channel, 2 Line outputs 6.3...

  • Recording / Playback Channels: 2x2
  • Number of Mic Inputs: 2
  • Number of Line Imputs: 2
  • Number of Instrument Inputs: 1
  • Number of Line Outs: 2
  • Headphone Outs: 1
  • Phantom power: Yes
  • Number of S/PDIF Connectors: 0
  • Number of ADAT Connectors: 0
  • Numer of AES/EBU Connectors: 0
  • Number of MADI Connectors: 0
  • Ethernet: 0
  • Other Connectors: No
  • MIDI interface: Yes
  • Word Clock: No
  • Max. sample rate (kHz): 192 kHz
  • Max. resolution in bit: 24 bit
  • USB Bus-Powered: Yes
  • Incl. power supply: No
  • USB Version: 2.0
  • Width in mm: 159 mm
  • Depth in mm: 159 mm
  • Height in mm: 46 mm
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  • Number of Line Outs: 6
  • Headphone Outs: 2
  • Phantom power: Yes
  • Number of S/PDIF Connectors: 0
  • Number of ADAT Connectors: 0
  • Numer of AES/EBU Connectors: 0
  • Number of MADI Connectors: 0
  • Ethernet: 0
  • Other Connectors: No
  • MIDI interface: Yes
  • Word Clock: No
  • Max. sample rate (kHz): 192 kHz
  • Max. resolution in bit: 24 bit
  • USB Bus-Powered: No
  • Incl. power supply: Yes
  • USB Version: 2.0
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  • Number of Mic Inputs: 2
  • Number of Line Imputs: 4
  • Number of Instrument Inputs: 1
  • Number of Line Outs: 2
  • Headphone Outs: 1
  • Phantom power: Yes
  • Number of S/PDIF Connectors: 0
  • Number of ADAT Connectors: 0
  • Numer of AES/EBU Connectors: 0
  • Number of MADI Connectors: 0
  • Ethernet: 0
  • Other Connectors: No
  • MIDI interface: Yes
  • Word Clock: No
  • Max. sample rate (kHz): 192 kHz
  • Max. resolution in bit: 24 bit
  • USB Bus-Powered: No
  • Incl. power supply: Yes
  • USB Version: 2.0
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  • Depth in mm: 159 mm
  • Height in mm: 47 mm
  • Included in delivery: USB cable, software
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  • Recording / Playback Channels: 24X24
  • Number of Mic Inputs: 8
  • Audio Tracks: Unlimited
  • MIDI Tracks: Unlimited
  • Number of Line Imputs: 8
  • Number of Instrument Inputs: 2
  • Instrument Tracks: Unlimited
  • Number of Line Outs: 8
  • Hardware In/Outs max.: 256
  • Headphone Outs: 2
  • Samplerate max.: 192 kHz
  • Phantom power: Yes
  • Audio Resolution max.: 32 bit
  • Mixer Calculating Depth: 32 bit
  • Number of S/PDIF Connectors: 0
  • Number of ADAT Connectors: 2
  • Clip-Matrix: No
  • Video: Yes
  • Numer of AES/EBU Connectors: 0
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  • Effects: Yes
  • Ethernet: 0
  • Virtual Instruments: Yes
  • Other Connectors: No
  • Number of effects / instruments / library: 73 / 8 / 15 GB
  • Notation Printing: Yes
  • MIDI interface: No
  • MP3 Export: Yes
  • Word Clock: 1xIn, 1xOut
  • Max. sample rate (kHz): 192 kHz
  • Optimized for Multi Touch: No
  • Surround: Yes
  • Max. resolution in bit: 24 bit
  • Copy protection: eLicenser
  • USB Bus-Powered: No
  • Incl. power supply: Yes
  • VST2: Yes
  • VST3: Yes
  • USB Version: 2.0
  • Audio Units: No
  • AAX DSP: No
  • Width in mm: 480 mm
  • AAX native: No
  • Depth in mm: 275 mm
  • ARA: No
  • Height in mm: 44 mm
  • Rewire: Yes
  • from Windows version: 7 (32/64 Bit)
  • from MAC OS X version: 10.10
  • System requirements: Dual Core, 8 GB RAM, 15 GB HD, Online Connection
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  • Zero latency monitoring: Yes
  • Windows compatible: Yes
  • Mac OSX compatible: Yes
  • Linux compatible: No
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  • Number of Line Outs: 2
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  • Phantom power: Yes
  • Number of S/PDIF Connectors: 0
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  • Numer of AES/EBU Connectors: 0
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  • Ethernet: 0
  • Other Connectors: No
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  • Word Clock: No
  • Max. sample rate (kHz): 192 kHz
  • Max. resolution in bit: 24 bit
  • USB Bus-Powered: Yes
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  • Number of Mic Inputs: 8
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  • Number of Instrument Inputs: 2
  • Number of Line Outs: 8
  • Headphone Outs: 2
  • Phantom power: Yes
  • Number of S/PDIF Connectors: 0
  • Number of ADAT Connectors: 2
  • Numer of AES/EBU Connectors: 0
  • Number of MADI Connectors: 0
  • Ethernet: 0
  • Other Connectors: No
  • MIDI interface: No
  • Word Clock: 1xIn, 1xOut
  • Max. sample rate (kHz): 192 kHz
  • Max. resolution in bit: 24 bit
  • USB Bus-Powered: No
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  • Number of Line Outs: 2
  • Headphone Outs: 1
  • Phantom power: Yes
  • Number of S/PDIF Connectors: 0
  • Number of ADAT Connectors: 0
  • Numer of AES/EBU Connectors: 0
  • Number of MADI Connectors: 0
  • Ethernet: 0
  • Other Connectors: No
  • MIDI interface: No
  • Word Clock: No
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  • Max. resolution in bit: 24 bit
  • USB Bus-Powered: Yes
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  • Number of Mic Inputs: 2
  • Number of Line Imputs: 2
  • Number of Instrument Inputs: 1
  • Number of Line Outs: 2
  • Headphone Outs: 1
  • Phantom power: Yes
  • Number of S/PDIF Connectors: 0
  • Number of ADAT Connectors: 0
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  • Ethernet: 0
  • Other Connectors: No
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  • Word Clock: No
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  • Max. resolution in bit: 24 bit
  • USB Bus-Powered: Yes
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  • Depth in mm: 159 mm
  • Height in mm: 46 mm
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  • Number of Mic Inputs: 4
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  • Number of Instrument Inputs: 2
  • Number of Line Outs: 6
  • Headphone Outs: 2
  • Phantom power: Yes
  • Number of S/PDIF Connectors: 0
  • Number of ADAT Connectors: 0
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  • Ethernet: 0
  • Other Connectors: No
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  • Max. resolution in bit: 24 bit
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  • Incl. power supply: Yes
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  • Recording / Playback Channels: 4x2
  • Number of Mic Inputs: 2
  • Number of Line Imputs: 4
  • Number of Instrument Inputs: 1
  • Number of Line Outs: 2
  • Headphone Outs: 1
  • Phantom power: Yes
  • Number of S/PDIF Connectors: 0
  • Number of ADAT Connectors: 0
  • Numer of AES/EBU Connectors: 0
  • Number of MADI Connectors: 0
  • Ethernet: 0
  • Other Connectors: No
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  • Word Clock: No
  • Max. sample rate (kHz): 192 kHz
  • Max. resolution in bit: 24 bit
  • USB Bus-Powered: Yes
  • Incl. power supply: No
  • USB Version: 2.0
  • Width in mm: 198 mm
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  • Height in mm: 47 mm
  • Included in delivery: USB cable, software
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