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Behringer U-CONTROL UCA222 USB Audio Interface   

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Ultra-low latency in a USB 2-In/2- out unit with comprehensive software.

The U-CONTROL UCA222 USB audio interface lets you connect your instruments, mixer, and more with your computer for recording and playback. The revolutionary energyXT2.5 Compact music production software included boasts a feature-rich audio/MIDI sequencer that loads incredibly fast on all computer platforms. The included software bundle features Audacity audio editing software, comprehensive podcasting software, and over 150 virtual instruments and effect plug-ins.

Because you'll want to take full advantage of the UFA202's podcasting and recording potential, Behringer is providing a massive software download for your Mac or PC including Audacity, Podifier, Juice, Podnova and Golden Ear. You also get more than 100 virtual instruments
and over 50 effects plug-ins, turning your computer into a complete home-based or mobile recording studio from input to output.

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FEATURES
  • Ultra-flexible audio interface connects your instruments, mixer, etc. with your computer for recording and playback
  • Revolutionary energyXT2.5 Compact music production software included with feature-rich audio/MIDI sequencer that loads almost instantaneously on all computer platforms
  • Massive software bundle includes Audacity audio editor, comprehensive podcasting software and over 150 virtual instruments and effect plug-ins
  • Works with your PC or Mac computer”no setup or drivers required
  • High-resolution 48kHz converters for high-end audio quality
  • Stereo Headphone output with dedicated Level control lets you monitor both input and output
  • Additional S/PDIF optical output for direct digital conversion
  • Powered via USB”no external power supply needed
  • High-quality components and exceptionally rugged construction ensure long life

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BehringerU-CONTROL UCA222 USB Audio Interface
 
4.6

(based on 41 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (29)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

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96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Compact (24)
  • Good audio (22)
  • Easy to use (20)
  • Lightweight (19)
  • Versatile (14)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Home studio (20)
  • Amateur recording (14)
  • Pro audio / DJ / mixing (10)
  • Professional recording (9)
  • Outdoor events / games (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (16), Professional musician (7)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Streaming, Internet Broadcasting & more!

For the small price, this little unit beats the big-priced sound boards hands down.
You can spend 8 times the cost of this unit and get less sound quality (pops, crackles,...Read complete review

For the small price, this little unit beats the big-priced sound boards hands down.
You can spend 8 times the cost of this unit and get less sound quality (pops, crackles, drop-outs) like I did. I've used this little gem for Online Karaoke, Internet Streaming as well as recording analog recordings to a digital format.
I'm simply thrilled I took a chance on this product.
As a professional broadcast engineer with decades of experience, I highly suggest you pick one of these up and forget about the expensive soundcards.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Great For Basic Use - Drivers Not That Good!!

Purchased this unit as a simple interface to record out writing sessions in the warehouse. Set up included a single mic into the mixer which sent the signal to the U-CONTROL UCA222 into my...Read complete review

Purchased this unit as a simple interface to record out writing sessions in the warehouse. Set up included a single mic into the mixer which sent the signal to the U-CONTROL UCA222 into my laptop. Works great with simple apps such as Media Player or Media Monkey as well as records great into Audacity, good sound. I pulled up Fruity Loops Studio 8.0 though to play a track and sounded like crap, lots of skips and pops...(Not my system I have it tweaked very well). This is a driver issue! Only comes with standard USB driver no ASIO support for this unit. Still I would recommend to a friend for a simple and very portable interface for listening to basic media tracks.

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4.0

Great product

By Old Man

from SC

About Me Professional Musician

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Clear Sound
  • Compact
  • Durable
  • Easy To Use
  • Lightweight
  • Versatile

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Amateur Recording
    • Events
    • Home Studio
    • Mobile DJ
    • Performances
    • Professional Recording

    Comments about Behringer U-CONTROL UCA222 USB Audio Interface:

    Great little device that gets the job done…..

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    5.0

    works just fine

    By DJ " Dougie "

    from Fergus Falls MN

    About Me Experienced

    Ask me a question

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Clear Sound
    • Easy To Use

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Mobile DJ

      Comments about Behringer U-CONTROL UCA222 USB Audio Interface:

      Used it last time I DJ 'd at a wedding. I use two laptops with Creative Soundbl....rs to send Audio out the USB and into Mixer. The SoundBlaster has a surround sound dial. It has worked but I like this better. It is more straight forward and the sound is better. I am going to get a second one and sell the Soun....sters.

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      5.0

      Excellent Value for Money !! - No Drivers Required !!

      By Stephen

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Behringer U-CONTROL UCA222 USB Audio Interface:

      This product is awesome. I bought two of these to use with Virtual DJ and set it up so that each deck goes to one of these - then I sent the headphone output of Virtual DJ to the built-in soundcard on my laptop. I tried these little boxes out on both Windows 7 and Windows 8 and in all cases, the unit was immediately recognized and installed. I didn't need any driver software whatsoever. The sound quality is great. I used these for a gig last Saturday and was perfect !! For the price, this is a great deal and I highly recommend it.

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      5.0

      LOVE DIS THING :) < 3

      By STEEZ

      from STEEZLAND

      About Me Professional Musician

      Pros

      • Compact
      • CRYSTAL CLEAR DIGITAL AUDIO
      • Durable
      • Easy To Use
      • Lightweight
      • LOW NOISE
      • RCA I/O!!!
      • RED!
      • SPDIF LIGHTTT
      • Versatile

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Amateur Recording
        • Home Studio
        • Mobile DJ
        • Professional Recording

        Comments about Behringer U-CONTROL UCA222 USB Audio Interface:

        high quality sound with cubase my friend. boom. upgrade from intel hd audio card.

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        5.0

        Great Way to Buy Time

        By Chuck

        from Meriden, Connecticut

        About Me Experienced

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Clear Sound
        • Compact
        • Easy To Use
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Amateur Recording
          • Home Studio

          Comments about Behringer U-CONTROL UCA222 USB Audio Interface:

          Recording at home can be a daunting task as well as an expensive one. You quickly realized it's going to require a great deal of equipment, and it's not cheap. Patience is a virtue, but in this case we just wanted to hear some of our music. Rather than spend the big money on an 8 channel interface, I had the Incredible fortune of obtaining an old Carvin concert series 24 channel soundboard. It was analog, but it was free.

          I purchased the Behringer UCA222 with moderate expectations and I am thoroughly impressed. For the price I couldn't imagine a better way to mic my entire band and have it record directly to the computer. The audacity software is pretty good, not as advanced as Komplete Guitar Rig, but fine for a low budget.

          There is a slight bit of latency in the sound as it plays live through the monitor, and this is not a permanent solution to your home studio. However, I'm more than happy with what we've got here to "buy some time" while we save for a professional interface.

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          5.0

          Good Quality, easy to use, weel worth the price

          By Electric Bill

          from Miami, Florida

          About Me Experienced

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Clear Sound
          • Compact
          • Easy To Use
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Amateur Recording
            • Home Studio

            Comments about Behringer U-CONTROL UCA222 USB Audio Interface:

            Does what I want

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            5.0

            i own 4 of them...

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            By James

            from undisclosed

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Clear Sound
            • Compact
            • Durable
            • Easy To Use
            • Lightweight
            • Versatile

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Amateur Recording
              • Events
              • Home Studio
              • Mobile DJ
              • Performances
              • Professional Recording

              Comments about Behringer U-CONTROL UCA222 USB Audio Interface:

              i own four of theses cause they work

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              4.0

              Nice simple unit for a great price

              By David

              from Dallas, Tx

              About Me Experienced

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Clear Sound
              • Compact
              • Easy To Use
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Home Studio
                • Performances

                Comments about Behringer U-CONTROL UCA222 USB Audio Interface:

                I got this as an alternative to the headphones/line out jack on my laptop. Using this for backing track playing in live performances. It installed very easily on my Lenovo laptop running Windows 10. Didn't need to update drivers. The audio sounds very clear. The only thing I have to figure out is where is the best position for it. Its very light and I feel like it could get knocked off any surface I lay it on. I may apply some double-stick pad to it and apply it to the top of the desk next to my laptop. Since I've only been using it for a few minutes I can't speak to durability so I'm giving it 4 stars. Not to knock anything but I just don't know at this time how its going to hold up.
                So far so good though. Appears to be exactly what I needed for a very good price and if it ends up lasting for a couple years then I feel like I got my money's worth and I'll just replace it with another.

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                5.0

                Versatile and Works

                By Pio210

                from San Antonio, TX

                About Me Experienced

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Clear Sound
                • Compact
                • Durable
                • Easy To Use
                • Lightweight
                • Versatile
                • Versatile In The Car

                Cons

                • Limited Functions
                • Limited To 16 Bit Audio

                Best Uses

                • In the car

                Comments about Behringer U-CONTROL UCA222 USB Audio Interface:

                I purchased this in an effort to accommodate the digital optical input of my Audison Bit Ten D sound processor in my car. It is the only sound card/USB-optical convertor that provides native system wide USB digital audio out on my Samsung Galaxy S4. I have a Fiio X3ii that provides higher bit rates up to DSD quality but only works with a limited set of apps for the phone. For the car this product works best because with the compatibility, it is worth sacrificing the small ding in audio quality.

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                4.0

                Very nice purchase

                By Beltran

                from Miami, Fl.

                About Me Novice

                Pros

                • Clear Sound
                • Compact
                • Easy To Use
                • Lightweight
                • Versatile

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Behringer U-CONTROL UCA222 USB Audio Interface:

                    Almost everything is right, except for the sound, that is not the best I have ever heard, but I'm blaming myself because I don't have high quality equipment, that is going to come later. I'm using the UCA222 to transfer vinyl records and tapes to digital, and I'm sure that quality is going to be there eventually.
                    Next time I'll have to buy anything that you might sell, I'll check with you first before I make a purchase.
                    Your service was fast and reliable.
                    Thank you.

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