Universal Audio

Description

The Universal Audio Volt 1 USB interface puts classic studio sounds in reach of singers, musicians and anyone who wants to record great audio.

Built for singers, guitarists and podcasters, the Volt 1 desktop 1-in/2-out USB 2.0 portable recording interface for Mac/PC and iPad/iPhone delivers 24-bit/192kHz audio conversion, a selectable Vintage mic preamp mode and a suite of industry-leading software. The Volt 1 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. It includes bus power for Mac, PC, iPad and iPhone. 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 1 has one combination 1/4"/ XLR input for instruments, condenser and dynamic mics. It also has  MIDI in/out and headphone amplifier.

Record Yourself with Best-in-Class Audio Quality

From the team that brought you the game-changing Apollo interface, Volt 1 delivers superior studio sound quality, with more character and tone than any USB interface in its class.
The Volt 1 audio interface employs emulation circuity to capture the warm sound of a vintage UA 610 tube preamp.

Capture a Classic Vocal 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 1 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 1 interface. There's no need to buy anything else.

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 1 gives you simple 1-in/2-out audio connections. Just plug a mic or instrument 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 & iPhone Ready

Traveling light? Plug Volt 1 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 1 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 all-metal construction and sleek, vintage-inspired industrial design, Volt 1 elevates your production space with impeccable style, built to last decades.

Features
Features
  • Desktop 1-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 
  • 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 to reduce 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: 1
  • Mic preamps: 1
Outputs
  • Total outputs: 2
  • Other Connectivity
  • Connections: USB 2.0
  • MIDI I/O: Yes
  • 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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