With all necessary inputs and outputs, easy handling and pristine audio quality, the UR22 audio and MIDI interface is the first choice for mobile musicians, rehearsal rooms and everyone who wants to record on the go or with an ultra-compact setup.
Take it on tour
The UR22 is the first choice for touring bands, gigging guitarists and mobile DJs. The ultra-compact interface fits nicely in your bag or guitar case and, due to its sturdy design, it is virtually indestructible. But regardless of the size, the UR22 exhibits the hallmark feature set that its bigger brothers, the UR824 and the UR28M, are known for — premium-quality D-PREs, switchable phantom power, Hi-Z for guitar and bass recording and 24-bit sound quality. Take it to the rehearsal room, your next gig or on tour — wherever you are, the UR22 provides breathtaking audio quality, intuitive handling and instant usability.
Capture choirs and concerts
The UR22 is your go-to choice, if you're looking to create high-quality stereo recordings — from choirs to classical concerts over to remote field recordings, the UR22 delivers delicate sonic transparency in any recording situation. The small-sized device features switchable phantom power and thus allows you to connect a wide variety of microphones — up to the most expensive condenser mics. And due to the unbeatable duo of Yamaha’s D-PRE amplifiers and first-rate A/D converters you can be sure that every detail of the audio source is captured with stunning clarity and without any unnatural coloration.
Create cutting-edge electronica
In case you are a producer of electronic music, the UR22 is likely to be the new centerpiece of your music production setup. The USB audio interface provides all the connections needed to hook up your musical equipment. Connect your keyboard, pad controller or external synth module via MIDI, record your bass directly through the Hi-Z input and add some shiny vocals using Yamaha’s industry-proven D-PRE microphone preamps — all this with 24-bit/192 kHz recording quality. And when you’re ready to hit the road, you will realize that small is simply beautiful.
Enter the clubs and stages
The UR22 is equipped with an independent headphones volume knob, providing DJs an easy way to monitor their tracks. Drummers can use the UR22 to connect their trigger pad module to the UR22's MIDI input and assign it to a software sampler. You can also start and stop playbacks or record loop-based tracks on the fly. Just connect a MIDI footswitch and start a hands- free recording session. And guitarists using a virtual amp simulation suite on stage, such as Steinberg’s VST Amp Rack, just have to plug the guitar into the Hi-Z input to start jamming right away. Thanks to its ultra-low latency, you can always expect get an immediate response and a very natural feeling.
Enjoy high-resolution audio
Audiophiles around the world are looking for high-quality equipment that allows them to enjoy high-resolution audio music recordings. The UR22 supports up to 24-bit/192 kHz that meet the standard for high-resolution audio today. Connect the UR22 to your computer by a standard USB connector. Enjoy your sophisticated audio recordings via headphones, or hook up your speakers system with the professional TRS connectors. And with the necessary gear, converting your record collection into a high-resolution digital library is also possible by using the studio-grade inputs of the UR22.