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Zoom U-22 Handy Audio Interface

$219.00 $175.00

The U-22 is the essential mobile recording and performance interface, with an innovative 2-in/2-out ultra-portable design that makes it easy to connect to a laptop or an iPad and create great-sounding audio anywhere. The interface features a high-performance, low-noise mic preamp so you can record vocals, instruments, and more with pristine sound quality—at resolutions up to 24-bit/96 kHz. The U-22 delivers the same excellent sound as our U-44 and U-24, with an even more compact form factor.

The U-22 can be bus-powered via USB and its compact form factor is perfect for use with a laptop or iPad*. The innovative design provides quick access to connectors, knobs, and controls for effortless setup and operation. The U-22 features a single high-performance, low-noise mic preamp—the same as our acclaimed H6 Handy Recorders—with less than -120 dBu EIN, as well as recording and playback at resolutions up to 24-bit/96 kHz. You can also use the U-22 as a studio-quality headphone amp and listen to your favorite music in full fidelity.

The U-22’s XLR/TRS combo input can be used to record with a microphone or line-level source, with 48V phantom power, and Hi-Z support for connecting a guitar or bass. The U-22 is also equipped with a mini stereo input so you can record an iPad, mixer, or other portable audio device. The U-22 is the perfect audio companion for musicians who incorporate digital audio processing or pre-recorded sound elements into their live performances. Connect your interface to a laptop or iPad, pull up software effects or a looper, and send your processed signal to a mixer or the house PA via RCA stereo outputs.

For zero-latency recording and mixing, the U-22’s direct monitoring switch allows you to hear your signal before it passes through the computer. Separate RCA output jacks and an independent headphone output provide multiple options for monitoring. When you combine the U-22 with Ableton Live 9 Lite, you have everything the modern music creator needs. This combination lets you record tracks quickly and intuitively, enhancing them with studio-quality effects like EQ, compression, reverb, delay, chorus, filter, and more.

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Description

  • Connect to iPhone/iPad with Apple iPad Camera Connection Kit or Lightning-to-USB Camera Adapter (sold separately), plus 2 AA batteriesor optional AC adapter for power
  • XLR/TRS input with high-performance mic preamp
  • High-quality recording and playback at resolutions up to 24-bit/96 kHz
  • Approximately 5 hours of operation with 2 AA alkaline batteries
  • Includes download code for Ableton Live 9 Lite
  • Hi-Z support
  • Zero-latency direct monitoring
  • Dedicated RCA L/R and headphone outputs
  • Gain control knob for Mic/Hi-Z input
  • +48V phantom power
  • Accepts standard AA alkaline or NiMH rechargeable batteries

General

CONNECTOR: XLR/TRS combo jack (XLR: 1 hot, TRS: TIP hot)
INPUT GAIN: 0 – 43 dB
INPUT IMPEDANCE: 2.6 k Ω (MIC) 484 k Ω (Hi-Z)
MAXIMUM INPUT LEVEL: -0.8 dBu (MIC) /+8.7 dBu (Hi-Z)
PHANTOM POWER: +48V

ANALOG IN: LINE IN

CONNECTOR: Stereo mini jack
INPUT IMPEDANCE: 22 kΩ
MAXIMUM INPUT LEVEL: +1.0 dBu

ANALOG OUT: OUTPUT L/R

CONNECTOR: RCA (coaxial)
MAXIMUM OUTPUT LEVEL: -0.8 dBu (at 0 dBFS) (into 10 kΩ load)
OUTPUT IMPEDANCE: 1 kΩ

ANALOG OUT: PHONES

CONNECTOR: Standard stereo phone jack
10 mW x 2 (into 32 Ω load)
OUTPUT IMPEDANCE: 10 Ω

Additional Specs

FREQUENCY CHARACTERISTICS: At 44.1 kHz: ±1.5dB: 20 Hz – 20 kHz
 At 96 kHz: ±2 dB: 20 Hz – 40 kHz
INPUT CONVERSION NOISE: Measured EIN: -120 dB or less (IHF-A)
 at 43 dB, 150 Ω input
NUMBER OF AUDIO RECORDING AND PLAYBACK CHANNELS: Recording: 2 channels
 Playback: 2 channels
SAMPLING FREQUENCIES: 96 kHz, 88.2 kHz, 48 kHz, 44.1 kHz
BIT DEPTH: 24-bit
INTERFACE: USB 2.0
POWER SOURCE: USB bus power (Type B)
 Zoom AD-17 (Micro-B) 
DC 5V power supply (Micro-B)
 2 AA batteries (About 5 hours continuous operation with phantom power off)
POWER CONSUMPTION: 5W maximum
DIMENSIONS: 119.2 mm (D) x 91.8 mm (W) x 44.6 mm (H)
WEIGHT (MAIN UNIT ONLY): 151 g
*0dBu=0.775Vrms

U-22 SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

WINDOWS: : OS: Windows® 7 SP1 or later / 8.1 / 10 (32bit/64bit) CPU: Intel® Core i3 or faster* USB: USB 3.0/USB 2.0*** Operation is not guaranteed with CPUs from Atom, Celeron or Pentium series or CPUs made by AMD. ** Only USB host controllers with Intel Chipsets are supported. Operation is not guaranteed when used with USB hubs or expansion cards.
MAC: : OS: Mac® OS X 10.9.5 or later / 10.10 / 10.11 / 10.12 / 10.13 / 10.14 CPU: Intel® Core i3 or faster USB: USB 3.0/USB 2.0** Operation is not guaranteed when used with USB hubs or expansion cards.
IPHONE / IPAD: : OS: iOS 7.1 or later* Requires 2 AA batteries or optional AC adapter for power, plus an Apple iPad Camera Connection Kit or Lightning-to-USB Camera Adapter.