Universal Audio

Description

The Universal Audio Volt 2 USB interface puts classic studio sounds in reach of singers, musicians and anyone who wants to record great audio.

The Universal Audio Volt 2 is a USB desktop 2-in/2-out audio interface with professional audio conversion, built-in Vintage Mic Preamp and bus power for Mac, PC, iPad and iPhone. Built for singer-songwriters, keyboardists and podcasters, this 2-channel recording interface for Mac/PC and iPad/iPhone delivers 24-bit/192kHz audio conversion and a suite of industry-leading software. With top-of-the-line audio quality in a retro-inspired industrial design, it's 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 2 has two combination 1/4"/XLR inputs for instruments, condenser and dynamic mics. It also has  MIDI in/out and headphone amplifier.

Collaborate with Best-in-Class Audio Quality

From the team that brought you the game-changing Apollo interface, Volt 2 delivers superior studio sound quality, with more character and tone than any USB interface in its class.

The Volt 2 interface employs emulation circuity to capture the warm sound of a vintage UA 610 tube preamp.

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 2 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 2 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 2 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 & iPhone Ready

If you're traveling light, plug Volt 2 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 2 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 2 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
  • 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: 2
  • Mic preamps: 2
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
  • Rack-mountable: 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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