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Product Code: UA55

Roland UA-55 QUAD-CAPTURE USB Audio Interface

Simple, easy to use audio interface from Roland. The UA-55 Quad Capture is all you need in one compact device. Get  Pro Performance in a Portable solution. With a pair of premium VS Preamps onboard, plus superb 24-bit/192 kHz audio quality, ultra-low latency performance, and convenient USB bus power, QUAD-CAPTURE sets a new standard for portable USB 2.0 audio interfaces. Its compact, durable design and pristine sound makes it the perfect foundation for portable, multichannel computer-based productions on the go. With quality and performance that far exceeds its size and price, QUAD-CAPTURE stands at the head of its class.


    • Roland UA-55 PRODUCT FEATURES:

      - Two combo XLR/TRS inputs with premium mic preamps (VS Preamps), two TRS outputs, coaxial I/O, headphone out, and MIDI I/O
      - Graphical Control Panel software provides fast, intuitive control of the VS Preamps
      - Phantom power, ground lift, and Hi-Z switches
      - One-click AUTO-SENS function intelligently sets optimal input levels for the preamps
      - Extreme low-latency VS Streaming driver
      - Low-noise, wide-range power supply
      - Compact with durable aluminum body and Direct Box functionality
      - Bundled with Cakewalk SONAR X1 LE
      - ASIO and VST are trademark of Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH.

      VS Preamps
      QUAD-CAPTURE boasts two premium-grade, digitally controlled mic preamps (VS Preamps) made from the same high-grade components as the preamps found in Roland's V-Studio 700 and M-400 digital mixer. Two XLR/TRS combo inputs are provided for the preamps, plus independent phantom power, low-cut filter, phase invert, and digital compression for each channel. The VS preamps can be controlled easily and intuitively with the included graphical Control Panel software (Mac/PC).

      One-Click AUTO-SENS
      Never before has it been faster or easier to set perfect input levels-simply activate the AUTO-SENS feature with the push of a button, play your connected instruments, and QUAD-CAPTURE automatically sets the ideal recording level for each input. Whether you're a beginner or a professional, AUTO-SENS is great for quick, fail-safe recordings, saving you setup time and letting you focus on where it starts... the performance.

      VS Streaming
      QUAD-CAPTURE offers incredible stability and industry-leading low-latency USB performance via Roland's proprietary VS Streaming technology. All current Mac and PC DAW platforms are supported through ASIO 2.0/WDM (Windows) and Core Audio (Mac).

      Low-Noise Power Supply
      One of QUAD-CAPTURE's key “behind-the-scenes” features is its low-noise, wide-ranging power supply. Designed to deliver a clean, balanced input and output, it provides a reliable foundation for any professional audio application or environment. When driven by the USB bus power supply, QUAD-CAPTURE's power is regenerated, providing the analog circuitry ideal voltage for the very best sound quality and efficiency in mobile environments.

      Aluminum Build, DI Functionality
      QUAD-CAPTURE is small, strong, and housed in a road-tough aluminum body, so you can transport it anywhere with the confidence that its premium internal components are securely protected. For live-concert environments, QUAD-CAPTURE also provides Direct-Box (DI) functionality, essential for noise-free live stage use.

      SONAR X1 LE Bundle
      Every QUAD-CAPTURE package includes a complimentary copy of SONAR X1 LE software for PC that's designed to work fluidly and seamlessly with the interface. Derived from Cakewalk's award-winning SONAR X1 DAW software, the LE version give you a powerful set of software tools for writing, recording, editing, and mixing your music. 
    • Roland UA-55 TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS:

      Number of Audio Record/Playback Channels
      Sampling Frequency = 96 kHz, 48 kHz, 44.1 kHz
      Recording: 4 channels
      Playback: 4 channels
      Sampling Frequency = 192 kHz
      Recording: 2 channels
      Playback: 2 channels
      Signal Processing
      PC interface
      24 bits
      AD/DA Conversion
      24 bits
      Internal
      40 bits
      Sampling Frequency
      AD/DA Conversion
      192 kHz, 96 kHz, 48 kHz, 44.1 kHz
      DIGITAL IN/OUT
      96 kHz, 48 kHz, 44.1 kHz
      Nominal Input Level
      Input jacks 1, 2 (XLR type)
      -60 to -6 dBu
      Input jacks 1, 2 (1/4-inch TRS phone type)
      -50 to +4 dBu
      Nominal Output Level
      OUTPUT 1, 2
      +0 dBu (balanced)
      Headroom
      14 dB
      Input Impedance
      Input jacks 1, 2 (XLR type)
      4.8 k ohms (balanced)
      Input jacks 1, 2 (1/4-inch TRS phone type)
      15 k ohms (balanced)
      Output Impedance
      OUTPUT 1, 2
      2 k ohms (balanced)
      PHONES
      47 ohms
      Frequency Response
      192.0 kHz
      20 Hz to 90 kHz (+0/-8 dB), 20 Hz to 60 kHz (+0/-2 dB)
      96.0 kHz
      20 Hz to 40 kHz (+0/-2 dB)
      48.0 kHz
      20 Hz to 22 kHz (+0/-2 dB)
      44.1 kHz
      20 Hz to 20 kHz (+0/-2 dB)
      Residual Noise Level
      INPUT 1, 2 to OUTPUT 1, 2
      -95 dBu typ. (GAIN: min., 600 ohms terminated, IHF-A)
      * Internal Direct Monitor Mixer setting
      * Input channel fader: Unity
      Dynamic Range
      AD block
      INPUT 1, 2: 104 dB typ. (GAIN: min.)
      DA block
      OUTPUT 1, 2: 109 dB typ.
      Other
      Connectors
      Input jacks 1, 2 (XLR type / 1/4-inch TRS phone type)
      XLR type ... balanced (phantom power: DC 48V, 6mA Max per channel)
      1/4-inch TRS phone type ... balanced (INPUT 1 supports high impedance)
      COAXIAL IN connector
      COAXIAL OUT connector
      Headphone jack (Stereo 1/4-inch phone type)
      OUTPUT jacks 1, 2 (1/4-inch TRS phone type (balanced))
      MIDI connectors (In, Out)
      USB connector
      Interface
      Hi-Speed USB
      Digital input/output: Coaxial type (Conforms to IEC60958 consumer format)
      MIDI input/output
      Power Supply
      USB Bus Power
      Current Draw
      480 mA
      Accessories
      Owner's Manual, Cakewalk SONAR LE DVD-ROM (for Windows), Driver CD-ROM, USB cable
      Size and Weight
      Width
      185 mm
      7-5/16 inches
      Depth
      134 mm
      5-5/16 inches
      Height
      44 mm
      1-3/4 inches
      Weight
      570 g1 lbs. 5 oz.
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