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Behringer U-CONTROL UCA222 USB Audio Interface  

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The U-CONTROL UCA222 USB audio interface lets you connect your instruments, mixer, and more with your computer for recording and playback. The revolu...Read More

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OVERVIEW

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.

Download available at:
http://www.behringer.com/EN/Support/U-Control-Downloads.aspx

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 32 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (22)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Compact (17)
  • Good audio (15)
  • Easy to use (12)
  • Lightweight (12)
  • Versatile (10)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Home studio (14)
    • Amateur recording (9)
    • Pro audio / DJ / mixing (6)
    • Professional recording (6)
    • Outdoor events / games (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Experienced (11), Professional musician (5)

    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.

    VS

    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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    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    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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        5.0

        Works as advertised

        By ozarkdan

        from Mountain View, AR

        About Me Professional Musician

        Pros

        • Clear Sound
        • Compact
        • Lightweight

        Cons

        • None so far

        Best Uses

        • Home Studio

        Comments about Behringer U-CONTROL UCA222 USB Audio Interface:

        works. no software required.

        Comment on this review

        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Nice little interface

        By StanG

        from Mi

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

        • Clear Sound
        • Compact
        • Easy To Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Amateur Recording
          • Home Studio
          • Mobile DJ

          Comments about Behringer U-CONTROL UCA222 USB Audio Interface:

          Definitely want to go to the mfg website and download the drivers.

          Comment on this review

           
          4.0

          Works on my laptop for live streams

          By Daddy D

          from Peoria, Il

          About Me Experienced

          Pros

          • Clear Sound
          • Compact

          Cons

          • Balance Is A Little Off

          Best Uses

          • Live Stream Events

          Comments about Behringer U-CONTROL UCA222 USB Audio Interface:

          Pro's - better sound quality than Mic inputs on laptop. Inexpensive.

          Con's - one channel is slightly lower volume than the other. Plastic, seems cheap, but has not broken in over a year.

          I run headphone out from Mackie 12 channel into RCA input on the unit into USB on older laptop running XP and Widows 7. My tech told me not to buy "cause if you can get them to work they break right away". "I have had no problem in over a year". It is plastic and very light. "I wish it was more robust!" I am careful to keep the input level DOWN to not overdrive the unit. Set up was plug and play. I purchased to get better fidelity when doing live streams. It does that job well but I have to adjust slightly for balance. I have used it a couple times to record into Adobe 1.5 but not enough to rate performance. Un-aware of a better product in this price range.

          Comment on this review

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Solid device

          By Marbieskarb

          from Ypsilanti, MI

          About Me Experienced

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Clear Sound
          • Compact
          • Easy To Use
          • Versatile

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Amateur Recording
            • Mobile DJ

            Comments about Behringer U-CONTROL UCA222 USB Audio Interface:

            Excellent device. However, the device doesn't come with the boxed software shown in the item description and the product picture. This isn't a negative on the device itself but, rather the way the device is being described on the website.

            Comment on this review

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            good reliable interface

            By bf

            from denver colorado

            About Me Experienced

            Ask me a question

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Clear Sound
            • Compact
            • Easy To Use
            • Lightweight

            Cons

            • Limited Functions

            Best Uses

            • Amateur Recording
            • Home Studio

            Comments about Behringer U-CONTROL UCA222 USB Audio Interface:

            does not come with any boxed software as advertised in description on the web.

            Comment on this review

            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            UCA 222

            By fenderbender

            from Texas

            About Me Experienced

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Simply Transparent

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Home Studio

              Comments about Behringer U-CONTROL UCA222 USB Audio Interface:

              Simple, noiseless and inexpensive. Does exactly what it says it does.

              Comment on this review

              (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Streaming, Internet Broadcasting & more!

              By Byrdman

              from Springfield, MO

              About Me Professional Musician

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Broadcast
              • Clear Sound
              • Compact
              • Durable
              • Easy To Use
              • Lightweight
              • Online Karaoke
              • Streaming
              • Versatile

              Cons

              • none

              Best Uses

              • Amateur Recording
              • Events
              • Home Studio
              • Internet Streaming
              • Mobile DJ
              • Online Karaoke
              • Performances
              • Professional Recording

              Comments about Behringer U-CONTROL UCA222 USB Audio Interface:

              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.

              Comment on this review

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Very clean sound!

              By Cb

              from Santa Cruz

              About Me Experienced

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Clear Sound
              • Compact
              • Easy To Use
              • Headphones Jack Broke Off
              • Lightweight
              • Versatile

              Cons

              • Cumputer Shuts Off Usb
              • Windows 7 Shuts Off Usb

              Best Uses

              • Bypass Laptop Mini Plug

              Comments about Behringer U-CONTROL UCA222 USB Audio Interface:

              The sound mini jack is not replacable on a laptop, yet many mini plugs are so cheaply made, that they can come apart in the mini jack. Straight USB converters are only as good as the soundcard in them. RCA patches, help, making for a clean sound.

              Eventhough I set the USB sound as default, and the USB ports to stay on at sleep mode, Windows 7 Pro shuts it off. And does not wake it back up. So I have to unplug and replug the USB each time, or have no sound.

              Comment on this review

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Works with BeagleBone Black

              By burdij

              from Madison, WI

              About Me Experienced

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Clear Sound
              • Compact
              • Lightweight
              • Versatile

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Amateur Recording
                • Home Studio
                • Modular Electronic Synth
                • Professional Recording

                Comments about Behringer U-CONTROL UCA222 USB Audio Interface:

                I am using this sound card to provide inputs and outputs to a BeagleBone Black micro-computer. The sound card is installed and running with Linux. This card is valuable in that it is USB class-compliant so it needs no drivers to be installed.

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