Behringer UMC1820 Audiophile 18x20, 24-Bit/96 kHz USB Audio/MIDI Interface with MIDAS Mic Preamplifiers
- 18 Inputs / 20 Outputs
- 8 x MIDAS-Designed Microphone Preamps
- 48V Phantom Power
- Digital I/O Supports S/PDIF, ADAT & S/MUX
- Built-In MIDI I/O
- Capable of 24-bit/96 kHz
- Mac OS X & Windows Compatible
The U-PHORIA UMC1820 from Behringer is a USB 2.0 audio/MIDI interface featuring a combination of 18 inputs and 20 outputs. Capable of running at 24-bit/96 kHz resolution, the unit provides connectivity for microphones, guitars, keyboards and MIDI devices. Eight MIDAS-designed microphone preamps can supply 48V phantom power for use with condenser microphones.
Aside from the eight XLR/TRS combo connectors, the interface also includes a S/PDIF coaxial input and output, as well as ADAT optical I/Os supporting both S/PDIF and S/MUX operation. MIDI input and output is available, along with USB MIDI for adding a control surface to control your DAW. And speaking of DAWs, the unit is compatible with most popular recording software for Mac OS X and Windows.
A mix control allows zero-latency direct monitoring to aid performances without any delay or lag in the returning signal. A pair of headphone outputs is available with individual volume controls and an A/B source select for DJ-style cueing. Upon registering the interface at behringer.com, a complimentary download code for the full version of Tracktion DAW software is provided.