Zoom U-22

by Zoom
$139.99

SKU U-22

The U-22 is the essential mobile recording and performance interface, with an innovative 2-in/2-out ultra-portable design that makes it easy to connect to a laptop or an iPhone/iPad and create great-sounding audio anywhere.

The interface features a high-performance, low-noise mic preamp so you can record vocals, instruments, and more with pristine sound quality—at resolutions up to 24-bit/96 kHz. The U-22 delivers the same excellent sound as our U-44 and U-24, with an even more compact form factor.

FEATURES AT A GLANCE

  • Stereo USB audio interface for PC/Mac/iPhone/iPad
  • Connect to iPhone/iPad with Apple iPad Camera Connection Kit or Lightning-to-USB Camera Adapter (sold separately), plus 2 AA batteriesor optional AC adapter for power
  • XLR/TRS input with high-performance mic preamp
  • High-quality recording and playback at resolutions up to 24-bit/96 kHz
  • Approximately 5 hours of operation with 2 AA alkaline batteries
  • Includes download code for Ableton Live 9 Lite
  • Hi-Z support
  • Zero-latency direct monitoring
  • Dedicated RCA L/R and headphone outputs
  • Gain control knob for Mic/Hi-Z input
  • +48V phantom power
  • Accepts standard AA alkaline or NiMH rechargeable batteries

SPECS

General

CONNECTOR: XLR/TRS combo jack (XLR: 1 hot, TRS: TIP hot)
INPUT GAIN: 0 – 43 dB
INPUT IMPEDANCE: 2.6 k Ω (MIC) 484 k Ω (Hi-Z)
MAXIMUM INPUT LEVEL: -0.8 dBu (MIC) /+8.7 dBu (Hi-Z)
PHANTOM POWER: +48V

ANALOG IN: LINE IN

CONNECTOR: Stereo mini jack
INPUT IMPEDANCE: 22 kΩ
MAXIMUM INPUT LEVEL: +1.0 dBu

ANALOG OUT: OUTPUT L/R

CONNECTOR: RCA (coaxial)
MAXIMUM OUTPUT LEVEL: -0.8 dBu (at 0 dBFS) (into 10 kΩ load)
OUTPUT IMPEDANCE: 1 kΩ

ANALOG OUT: PHONES

CONNECTOR: Standard stereo phone jack 10 mW x 2 (into 32 Ω load)
OUTPUT IMPEDANCE: 10 Ω

Additional Specs

FREQUENCY CHARACTERISTICS: At 44.1 kHz: ±1.5dB: 20 Hz - 20 kHz At 96 kHz: ±2 dB: 20 Hz - 40 kHz
INPUT CONVERSION NOISE: Measured EIN: -120 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
INTERFACE: USB 2.0
POWER SOURCE: USB bus power (Type B) Zoom AD-17 (Micro-B) DC 5V power supply (Micro-B) 2 AA batteries (About 5 hours continuous operation with phantom power off)
POWER CONSUMPTION: 5W maximum
DIMENSIONS: 119.2 mm (D) x 91.8 mm (W) x 44.6 mm (H)
WEIGHT (MAIN UNIT ONLY): 151 g
*0dBu=0.775Vrms

U-22 SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

WINDOWS: : OS: Windows® 8.1 / 10 / 11 (32bit/64bit) CPU: Intel® Core i3 or faster* USB: USB 3.0/USB 2.0*** Operation is not guaranteed with CPUs from Atom, Celeron or Pentium series or CPUs made by AMD. ** Only USB host controllers with Intel Chipsets are supported. Operation is not guaranteed when used with USB hubs or expansion cards.
MAC: : OS: Mac® OS X 10.9.5 ~ macOS 12 CPU: Intel® Core i3 or faster USB: USB 3.0/USB 2.0** Operation is not guaranteed when used with USB hubs or expansion cards.
IPHONE / IPAD: : OS: iOS 7.1 ~ 15 * Requires 2 AA batteries or optional AC adapter for power, plus an Apple iPad Camera Connection Kit or Lightning-to-USB Camera Adapter.