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Behringer U-CONTROL UCA222 USB Audio Interface   (Open Box)
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OVERVIEW

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

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

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 36 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (25)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Compact (21)
  • Good audio (19)
  • Easy to use (16)
  • Lightweight (16)
  • Versatile (12)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Home studio (17)
  • Amateur recording (11)
  • Pro audio / DJ / mixing (7)
  • Professional recording (7)
  • Outdoor events / games (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (14), 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.

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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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5.0

Good Quality, easy to use, weel worth the price

By 

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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    from cape cod, ma.

    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 

      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 

        from San Antonio, TX

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        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 

        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 

            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.

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            (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Nice little interface

            By 

            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.

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Works on my laptop for live streams

              By 

              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.

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              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Solid device

              By 

              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.

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                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                good reliable interface

                By 

                from denver colorado

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                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.

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