For musicians, broadcaster, performers and any other creative types out there, the Zoom U-44 Handy Audio Interface takes portable recording to amazing new heights. Complete with 4in-4out capability, compatibility with some of Zoom's incredible input capsules, MIDI capability and more, the Zoom U-44 will leave you wanting for nothing.
Because the Zoom U-44 utilises two TRS/XLR input, this can accommodate instruments and microphones simultaneously. Simply plug in, connect via USB to your computer or via camera connection kit or Lightning-to-USB camera adapter (sold separately) to your iOS device and begin recording! Further to this, the U-44 also comes complete with MIDI in-out connectivity so you can capture musical data from an attached MIDI instrument without the need for a separate interface.
The Zoom U-44 also has phantom power capability meaning you can use virtually any microphone you like - if it requires power or not. All recording is done at incredibly high (and selectable) sample rates between 44.1 and 96kHz so that you get perfect professional grade audio.
Zoom capsule compatability
Zoom have made an exceptional range of input capsules that lend themselves to various recording situations. For voice, instruments or environmental recordings, you can connect the XYH-6, MSH-6, SGH-6, EXH-6, SSH-6, XYH-5 capsules and capture audio with incredible clarity.
The Zoom U-44 has the capability to record 2 channels and playback 2 channels at any given time which is great for overdubbing or playing along to your previously recorded track. Also to help you on your way to that next hit is the inclusion of a code to download Ableton Live 9 Lite - a superb piece of software that is recognised through the professional music industry.
Whether you need to boost the recording capability of your mobile, produce professional music in the studio, perform with versatile connectivity on the stage and so much more, the Zoom U-44 Handy Audio Interface is on top of its game for all of your interface needs and manages to do so at under £150! Outstanding value for money.
Manufacturer Zoom Model Name U-44 Handy Audio Interface Dimensions 191.8 mm (D) x 92.3 mm (W) x 42.7 mm (H) Weight 310 g Connector TRS/XLR combo jacks (XLR: 2 hot, TRS: TIP hot) Input gain: 0 – 43 dB Input impedance 2.6 k Ω (MIC) 484 k Ω (Hi-Z) Maximum input level +2.7 dBu (MIC IN) /+20.7 dBu (TRS IN) ANALOG IN: MIC IN Supported Zoom Input Capsules: XYH-6, MSH-6, SGH-6, EXH-6, SSH-6, XYH-5 ANALOG OUT: OUTPUT L/R Connector: TRS phone jacks (unbalanced)
Maximum output level: +10 dBu (at 0 dBFS)
Output impedance: 330 Ω
ANALOG OUT: OUTPUT 1/2 Connector: RCA (coaxial)
Maximum output level: +8 dBu (at 0 dBFS)
Output impedance: 1kΩ
ANALOG OUT: PHONES Connector: Standard stereo phone jack 30 mW x 2 (into 32 Ω load)
Output impedance: 33 Ω
Frequency Characteristics At 44.1 kHz: ±1.0dB: 20 Hz - 20 kHz
At 96 kHz: -3.5 dB: 20 Hz - 40 kHz
Input conversion noise: Measured EIN: -119.5 dB or less (IHF-A)
at 43 dB, 150 Ω input
Number of audio recording and playback channels: Recording: 2 channels
Playback: 2 channels
Sampling frequencies 96 kHz, 88.2 kHz, 48 kHz, 44.1 kHz Bit depth: 24-bit MIDI In/Out (5-pin din) Power Source USB bus power (Type B)
Zoom AD-17 (Micro-B)
DC 5V power supply (Micro-B)
2 AA batteries (4 hours continuous operation with phantom power off)
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