Universal Audio

Description

The Universal Audio Volt 276 USB interface puts classic studio sounds in reach of singers, musicians and anyone who wants to record great audio.

Universal Audio’s Volt 276 is a 2-channel desktop recording interface for Mac/PC and iPad/iPhone that delivers 24-bit/192kHz audio conversion, selectable 76 Compressor and Vintage mic preamp modes and a suite of industry-leading software. With a 2-in/2-out USB interface, professional conversion for Mac, PC, iPad and iPhone is attainable. The Volt 276 features top-of-the-line audio quality in a retro-inspired industrial design, making it easy to create professional-sounding music productions, livestreams and podcasts at home or on the road. Built-in vintage-style mic preamps and tone shaping bring the rich, full sound of classic UA outboard gear to your studio. It includes a full suite of audio and music tools from Ableton, Relab, Melodyne, UJAM, Marshall, Ampeg and more, giving you all the creative control and flexibility you need.

The Volt 276 interface employs emulation circuity to capture the warm sound of a vintage UA 610 tube preamp. It also includes the legendary 76 compressor.

Collaborate with Best-in-Class Audio Quality

From the team that brought you the game-changing Apollo interface, Volt 276 delivers superior studio sound quality, with more character and tone than any USB interface in its class. 

The Volt 276 has two combination 1/4"/XLR input for instruments, condenser and dynamic mics. It also has MIDI in/out and headphone amplifier.

Capture Classic Vocals with Vintage Mic Preamp Mode

Few sounds can compare to a vintage Universal Audio 610 tube preamp, as used to record everyone from Ray Charles to Van Halen. Volt 276 gives you the rich, full sound of this classic UA mic/line/instrument preamp, thanks to its built-in tube emulation circuitry, a UA exclusive.

Universal Audio includes a full suite of software and audio plug-ins with the Volt 276 interface. There's no need to buy anything else.

Control Volume Peaks with UA Compression

Get album-ready punch and presence with Volt 276's onboard 76 Compressor, an innovative analog circuit inspired by UA's classic 1176 Limiting Amplifier. The 76 Compressor features three perfectly tailored presets to tame voice, guitars, synths and drum machines. Just plug in, pick a setting and play.

Stay Inspired with a Curated Suite of Audio Software

Some audio interfaces give you a smattering of random audio apps. Not Volt. Instead, UA put together a bundle of serious music production tools, virtual instruments and plug-ins including Ableton, Melodyne, UJAM’s Virtual Drummer, Marshall, Ampeg and more.

Easy In, Easy Out

Volt 276 gives you simple 2-in/2-out audio connections. Just plug your mics, guitars or synths into the front panel. Then connect your speakers or headphones to monitor your audio with no latency. With Volt, you'll be creating like a pro, fast.

iPad and iPhone Ready

If you're traveling light, plug Volt 276 right into your iPad or iPhone, and you can easily create beats and samples, record your band’s rehearsals and edit songs anywhere.

Includes a 30-day Free Trial to UAD Spark

Volt 276 users get an extended 30-day free trial to UAD Spark, an ever-expanding library of world-class plug-ins and instruments for a low monthly price. UAD Spark plug-ins run natively on Mac and will give your recordings the pro analog tones heard on your favorite albums.

Capture Inspiration for Years to Come

Featuring rugged metal construction, retro wood sides and sleek industrial design, Volt 276 elevates your production space with impeccable style, built to last decades.

Features
Features
  • Desktop 2-in/2-out USB audio interface with class-leading 24-bit/192 kHz audio conversion for Mac, PC, iPad and iPhone
  • Vintage Mic Preamp mode lets you record voice or guitar with the rich, full sound of a classic UA tube preamp
  • Built-in 76 Compressor adds instant clarity and punch to voice, instruments and other sources with all-new analog circuit based on UA's iconic 1176
  • Essential suite of audio and music software including Ableton, Melodyne, UJAM’s Virtual Drummer, Marshall, Ampeg and more
  • Studio-quality headphone amplifier for loud, clear monitoring
  • USB bus powered for less cable clutter
  • 48V phantom power for condenser microphones
  • Direct Monitoring for latency-free recording
  • Stylish, rugged construction built to withstand years of use
  • 1-in/1-out MIDI connections
  • USB-C to USB-A cable included
Included Software
  • Ableton Live Lite
  • Softube Marshall Plexi Classic Amp
  • Softube Time & Tone Bundle
  • Celemony Melodyne Essential
  • Relab LX480 Essentials
  • Plugin Alliance Ampeg SVT-VR Classic
  • Brainworx bx_tuner
  • Brainworx bx_masterdesk Classic
  • UJAM Virtual Drummer DEEP
  • UJAM Virtual Bassist DANDY
  • Spitfire Audio LABS
Specifications
Audio Quality
  • Max bit depth: 24-bit
  • Max sampling rate: 192kHz
Inputs
  • Total inputs: 2
  • Mic preamps: 2
Outputs
  • Total outputs: 2
Other Connectivity
  • Connections: USB 2.0
  • MIDI I/O: Year s
  • Headphone output(s): 1
Onboard Features
  • Computer platform: Mac, PC, iOS
  • Phantom power: Yes
  • Direct monitoring: Yes
  • Monitor control: Yes
  • Headphone control: Yes
Audio 
  • Analog or digital: Analog/digital 
  • Connectivity: USB, 1/4”, XLR 
Included Accessories 
  • Power supply:  Yes
  • Cable: USB-C to USB-A cable included
  • Stand:  No
Other
  • Rackmountable: No
  • Included software: Yes
Minimum System Requirements
  • Mac requirements: OS X 10.14 Mojave or later
  • Windows requirements: Windows 10 64-bit edition or later
  • 64-bit compatible: Yes
Warranty
One year parts and labor warranty on all U.A. products and Kind of Loud products.

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