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UR22. A very good raport quality / price - Reviews Steinberg UR22

Steinberg UR 22
- 24-bit/192kHz
- 2x mic preamps D-PRE
- Connections: 2x mic / line combo analog inputs (XLR / jack 6.3 mm)
- 2x balanced analog outputs 6.3mm jack
- Headphone output
- MIDI input and output
- USB Port
- Monitoring zero latency mixing control with its direct / playback
- Switchable 48V phantom power
- Metal housing

- What characteristics have motivated your choice?
Both micro D-PRE pre-amps (Yamaha M7CL), headphone output, the 48v supply and
metal housing.

- Which instruments and systems (console, preamp, DTD ...) you use it and what
connection? ...
- For what purpose? What is your config (Motherboard / CPU / Ram / Hard, ...)?
On a PC (Win7PRO) (on an HP 635 AC if you are really interested) for Smaart live7 and
save concert ass console.


- The drivers are stable?
Win7PRO on his work well, for the moment I have not had the same stall at
recording live (session 3 or 4 hours in record, no problems) (I said that I
I use it in 24μ/44100hz).

- Are they often updated?
I do not know, yet I never made update (computer not connected to

- What software do you use most often?
Cubase, Nuendo, Smaart live.

- What you get lag?

- How many tracks you get record / playback simultaneously?
I will use it only for Smaart or to save lives and cul console,
so no more a stereo pair, I have not tested more.


- The installation is done it without problems?
Yes no problem for installation. Apart from the need to connect the computer to the internet
to enable it give with Cubase AI, I do not like too ca. But his good looks only

- Have you experienced any incompatibilities?
No, not yet.

- The general configuration is easy?

- The manual is clear and sufficient? ...
I do not know, so simple that not read.


- How long have you use it?
6 months

- Have you tried many other models before buying it?
Yes not bad. FireWire M-Audio which was a disaster, Roland Edirol UA-25 which my
held 6 years for the same use. fixed and I was using Presonus (Bad) of
Digidesign (very good but very expensive), and I stopped on the Motu PCI, first the
1224, then 24 i / o Pcie.

- How would you rate the quality / price?
I'd happily in "price / quality" there is "price". no but it must be said,
even if it has good features and its working well, the case is iron
really there to reassure us, otherwise the connectors and buttons are downright cheep!
After so if have another look at the brand quality / price ratio is probably the best
market at this time.

- What is the particular feature you like best and least?
- The side "Tchip" of connectors and buttons
+ / - Are not bad but lacks dynamic
+ Price
+ Ease of use
+ The metal housing
+ USB (less capricious than FireWire)
+ A knob for the headphone output

- With experience, you do again this choice? ...
Yes! nevertheless it is still a good place to but governed, and I started to make him
At this price (and even a little more) I pence that is the best choice. If I wanted to master
more tunes Microbook the Motu is much better in terms of sound quality.
But what I in fact it is more than enough. (Always paying attention to the knobs
protruding from the face Advent).