The UR824 from Steinbergis a USB 2.0, DSP-powered digital audio interface featuring up to 24inputs and 24 outputs, and designed to deliver high-resolution audio.Eight of the analog input channels feature D-Pre microphone preamps withswitchable phantom power. Hi-Z instrument inputs are also available,along with ADAT I/O on TOSLink connectors.
Version 2 is a majorfirmware update from Steinberg that adds new functionality to the UR824,such as iPad connectivity and new guitar amp simulator effects runningon the DSP, as well as being bundled as VST 3 plug-ins. The update isfree of charge and is available in the support area. Additionally, allregistered users will be eligible for a free version of Cubase AI 7.
Theunit's front panel hosts two of the eight Neutrik combo connectors forbalanced microphone/line input, pad push buttons for signal attenuation,along with gain controls with peak indicators. A single rotary knoballows for global adjustment of the eight line output signals, while twoheadphone connectors each feature a dedicated level control.
Theexpansive analog and digital I/O capabilities allow for hooking up acomprehensive selection of outboard equipment and instruments, and thesignals can also be fed to a computer via the high-speed USB 2.0 linkfor mixing and recording at a maximum resolution of 24-bits/96kHz. TwoBNC connectors are available for Wordclock input and output. For signalsynchronization, the interface features JetPLL, a jitter controllingsolution for audio networks.Version 2 Firmware Update
- Guitar Amp Classics effect bundle running on DSP, allowing latency-free monitoring with guitar amp effect
- Basic FX Suite VST 3 plug-in bundle, consisting of threesoftware components - Sweet Spot Morphing Channel Strip, REV-X andGuitar Amp Classics
- CC mode for connectivity with the iPad (2 or later) through Apple's iPad Camera Connection Kit
- Loopback function for internet live streaming - incoming audiosignals are merged to playback signal from audio playback software
- Free version of Cubase AI 7 with a set of new features available to all registered UR users
- Steinberg UR824 - USB 2.0 Digital Audio Interface
- External Power Supply
- USB Cable
- Software CD-ROM
- Software DVD-ROM
- One (1) Year Warranty