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Tascam US122MKII USB Audio Interface

Stock code: 88275

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  • Bus-powered USB 2.0 audio interface
  • (2) XLR microphone inputs with phantom power
  • (2) 1/4 inch balanced line inputs
  • Switchable guitar level input
  • 1/4 inch stereo headphone output
  • MIDI input and output
  • Up to 96kHz/24-bit audio resolution
  • Zero-latency hardware monitoring
  • Mac and Windows drivers included
  • Steinberg Cubase LE 4 48-track recording software included
  • Aluminum case construction

Tascam has refreshed its best-selling USB interface with better audio specs and a fresh new look for the US-122mkII. The US-122mkII starts with two great-quality XLR microphone preamps with phantom power for condenser microphones. There's also a pair of balanced line inputs and a guitar-level in for direct recording of electric guitar or bass. The stereo signal is sent to your computer at up to 96kHz/24-bit audio quality.

The US-122mkII connects to Mac or Windows computers using USB 2.0, and the unit is powered over the USB cable. Zero-latency monitoring is available for recording without the delay going to a computer and back. MIDI input and output jacks allow connection of synths and drum machines. Connect the US-122mkII to monitors through the line output or use headphones with the front-mounted stereo 1/4" jack. The US-122mkII makes a perfect portable interface with metal components and solid construction built for the road.

The US-122mkII includes a copy of Cubase LE4 from Steinberg. This full-featured recording software captures up to 48 tracks of audio with another 64 MIDI tracks. You can edit your tracks to perfection using a variety of modes and tools. Automated mixing is included to create the perfect master. Cubase LE4 supports VST effect and instrument plug-ins, which an assortment included with the application.

Whether you're getting started with computer recording or adding a portable interface to your road rig, the Tascam US-122mkII is the affordable choice for professional results.

ModelUS-122 MKII
(H x W x D)
47 x 135.4 x 179 mm
Analog Audio Input
Input impedance2.2kohms
Nominal input level (INPUT:MAX) -58dBu
Nominal input level (INPUT:MIN) -14dBu
Maximum input level (INPUT:MIN) +2dBu
Line In6.3mm(1/4") TRS-jack(T:HOT, R:COLD, S:GND), BALANCED
Input impedance
MIC/LINE 15 kOhms
Guitar 1 MOhms
Nominal input level
MIC/LINE -40dBu to +4dBu
Guitar -51dBV to -7dBV
Maximum input level
Guitar +9dBV
Analog Audio Outputs
ConnectorRCA pin-jack
Output Impedance200ohms
Nominal output level -10dBV
Maximum output level +6dBV
Connector6.3mm(1/4") stereo phone jack
Maximum output level18mW+18mW (32ohms loaded)
ConnectorUSB B type 4-pin
FormatUSB2.0 HIGH SPEED mass storage class
Total Harmonic Distortion
ADC to DAC0.0045% or less(When INPUT knob is set to LINE, 1kHz +20dBu input, 20kHz LPF)
Monitor0.002% or less(When INPUT knob is set to LINE, 1kHz +20dBu input, 20kHz LPF)
Signal To Noise Ratio
ADC to DAC98dB(When INPUT knob is set to LINE, 20kHz LPF + A-weighted)
Monitor107dB(When INPUT knob is set to LINE, 20kHz LPF + A-weighted)
Input PowerUSB bus powered (5V, Max 500mA)
Included Accessories Cubase LE
CD-ROM (includes dedicated driver)
USB cable (1.5m)
Insert sheet for Cubase LE
Warranty card
Supported Operating Systems Windows XP:32bit SP3 or more, 64bit SP2 or more
Windows 7:32bit, 64bit
Windows 8:32bit, 64bit
Mac OS X Snow Leopard(10.6.8), OS X Lion, OS X Mountain Lion
Core Audio

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