Zoom U-44 Handy Audio Interface

Zoom U-44 Handy Audio Interface

Brand: Zoom
SKU: FXS044

$279.00

The U-44 is a compact, 4-in/4-out audio interface that enables you to record and perform wherever you are. Small enough to fit in the palm of your hand, the U-44 comes equipped with the features you need to record 24-bit/96 kHz audio anywhere.

Available to backorder

Description

The U-44 offers the same high-quality, low-noise mic preamps as our acclaimed H5 and H6 Handy Recorders, plus compatibility with Zoom’s Interchangeable Input Capsules for incredible possibilities.

Use the U-44 with your PC, Mac, or iPhone/iPad via USB—or as a standalone AD/DA converter and mic preamp. No other audio interface provides this much versatility, value, and performance.


Features

  • Multi-channel and stereo USB audio interface for PC/Mac
  • Connect to iPhone/iPad with Apple iPad Camera Connection Kit or Lightning-to-USB Camera Adapter (sold separately), plus 2 AA batteries or optional AC adapter for power
  • Two mic/line inputs with high-performance mic preamps
  • High-quality recording and playback at resolutions up to 24-bit/96 kHz
  • Compatible with Zoom interchangeable input capsules via 10-pin connector
  • Standalone AD/DA conversion
  • Functions as a two-channel mic preamp with analog and digital outputs
  • Approximately 4 hours of operation with 2 AA alkaline batteries
  • Includes download code for Ableton Live 9 Lite
  • Four-channel simultaneous inputs
  • Hi-Z support (input 1)
  • Zero-latency direct monitoring
  • Three TRS phone jack outputs
  • Dedicated RCA L/R and headphone outputs
  • MIDI I/O
  • S/PDIF optical/coaxial input and output
  • Gain control knobs for each input
  • +48V phantom power for inputs 1 and 2
  • Accepts standard AA alkaline or NiMH rechargeable batteries

Specifications

ANALOG IN: INPUT 1/2

  • Connector: TRS/XLR combo jacks (XLR: 2 hot, TRS: TIP hot)
  • Input gain: 0 – 43 dB
  • Input impedance: 2.6 k Ω (MIC IN) 1.1 M Ω (when Hi-Z ON)

Maximum input level: +2.7 dBu (MIC IN) /+20.7 dBu (TRS IN)

  • Phantom power: +48V

ANALOG IN: MIC IN

  • Supported Zoom Input Capsules: XYH-6, MSH-6, SGH-6, EXH-6, SSH-6, XYH-5

ANALOG OUT: MAIN OUT L/R

  • Connector: TRS phone jacks (unbalanced)
  • Maximum output level: +10 dBu (at 0 dBFS)
  • Output impedance: 330 Ω

ANALOG OUT: LINE OUT 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)
  • Maximum output level: +10 dBu (at 0 dBFS)
  • Output impedance: 33 Ω

DIGITAL IN/OUT: S/PDIF OPTICAL

  • Connector: TOSLINK
  • Supported sampling frequencies: 96 kHz, 88.2 kHz, 48 kHz, 44.1 kHz

DIGITAL IN/OUT: S/PDIF COAXIAL

  • Connector: RCA (coaxial)
  • Supported sampling frequencies: 96 kHz, 88.2 kHz, 48 kHz, 44.1 kHz

OTHER

  • Frequency characteristics:
    • At 44.1 kHz: ±1.5 dB: 20 Hz - 20 kHz
    • At 96 kHz: ±2 dB: 20 Hz - 40 kHz
  • Input conversion noise: Measured EIN: -119.5 dB (IHF-A) at 43 dB, 150 Ω input
  • Number of audio recording and playback channels:
    • Recording: 4 channels
    • Playback: 4 channels
  • Sampling frequencies: 96 kHz, 88.2 kHz, 48 kHz, 44.1 kHz
  • Bit depth: 24-bit
  • Interface: USB 2.0
  • MIDI IN/OUT: 5-pin DIN jack
  • 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)
  • Power consumption: 5W maximum
  • Dimensions: 198.8 mm (D) 92.3 mm (W) 42.7 mm (H)

Weight (main unit only): 310 g

*0dBu=0.775Vrms

U-44 SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

  • Windows: :
    • OS: Windows® 7 SP1 or later / 8.1 / 10 (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 or later / 10.10 / 10.11 / 10.12 / 10.13 / 10.14
    • 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 or later

* Requires 2 AA batteries or optional AC adapter for power, plus an Apple iPad Camera Connection Kit or Lightning-to-USB Camera Adapter.

Additional information

Weight 0.64 kg
Dimensions 17 × 6 × 23.6 cm
Brand