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2 x 2 USB 2.0 audio interface with 1 x D-PRE and 192 kHz support
Combining an extremely compact design, extraordinary build quality, full iPad connectivity and the outstanding D-PRE mic preamp, the UR12 redefines quality for its class of 2-in 2-out USB interfaces. 24/192 converters offer you outstanding levels of audio fidelity, while the D-PRE gives your microphone recordings incredible detail, depth and dynamics.
Top-of-the-range converters provide a maximum sampling rate of 192 kHz and a resolution of 24 bits, delivering pristine audio quality.
One Class-A D-PRE mic preamp
Yamaha’s highly acclaimed D-PRE preamp delivers a truly transparent and beautifully detailed sound that is unrivaled in this product class.
Rugged metal casing
Built to the most exacting standards by Yamaha’s experienced engineers, the UR12’s metal chassis is rugged enough to withstand all the rigors of the road.
Major recording software compatible
The UR12 is compatible with all major audio editing, mastering, and music production software supporting ASIO, Core Audio or WDM standard.
UR12 offers connectivity with Apple’s iPad. When paired with Steinberg’s Cubasis music app or other iOS audio apps, the UR12 offers a portable and intuitive production experience.
Latency-free hardware monitoring
The UR12 features latency-free hardware monitoring with an easy-to-use monitor source switch that allows you to choose between the direct signal and the output of your host application.
Power source selector
On the UR12 a 5 V DC port is provided to supply sufficient power when using it with an iPad. A standard USB power adaptor or an external USB battery can be connected to guarantee power stability.
UR12 offers an easy way to streaming performances live to the internet, with incoming audio signals merged to the playback signal from Cubase or other DAWs inside the computer.
The UR12 offers a Class Compliant mode for connectivity with Apple’s iPad. Combining the UR12 with an iOS audio application like Steinberg’s Cubasis gives you a remarkably intuitive music production experience. If you’re running your UR12 with an iPad, just add a portable USB battery or any standard USB power supply to provide the interface with the required current.
Integrate your system
The UR12 is compatible with all major audio editing, mastering and music production software supporting the ASIO, Core Audio or WDM standard.
UR12 also includes a special version of Cubase, Cubase AI, to offer a complete production environment in one package. And Cubase users also benefit from the auto-setup functionality which handles configuration of input and output channels and buses from within Cubase for a uniquely integrated music production environment.
Newcomers to music production
The UR12 is the ideal interface for newcomers to digital music production, looking to record their first tracks and explore a new world of writing, recording and mixing music on their computer. Offering all the I/O needed to record vocals and guitars in outstanding quality, the UR12 also includes a streamlined and upgradable version of Cubase, Steinberg’s legendary music production system. Available at a price point that will appeal directly to musicians making their first foray into making music on a computer, the UR12 is nevertheless built to exacting standards of quality, with first-class preamps and rugged metal casing that is made to last.
Pro musicians on tour
Professional musicians on tour requiring an ultra-compact interface that makes no compromises in terms of either build or recording quality need look no further. The UR12 offers the outstanding D-PRE preamp, a Hi-Z input for connecting electric guitars and basses and a headphones output for monitoring on a plane, tour bus or in a hotel room. Its small size means that it will easily fit into your hand luggage, while the rugged metal case means that it is designed to deal with life on the road.
Live streaming of audio to the Internet
The UR12’s loopback function lets you broadcast your audio production live via the internet! Combine your live microphone signal feeding into the UR12’s mic input with the audio coming from, say, a recording of a college lecture and stream both live to the web. Or add a live voiceover to a music backing track, with both signals merged and looped back to your internet broadcasting software. You’re ready to reach the world.
Recording your friends and family — in professional studio quality
Creating recordings of those once-in-a-lifetime moments you share with the people around you can be so rewarding. And what a difference it can make if your child’s first faltering words are recorded at the poor sound quality offered by mobile phones or dictation devices but in sumptuous 24-bit/192 kHz resolution. The UR12 has everything you need to build a personal recording station in your own home, with a first-class microphone preamp and an easy-to-use program based on professional production software used by recording engineers around the world.
Mac OS X
Mac OS X 10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10/10.11
|Intel dual core CPU||Intel or AMD dual core CPU|
2 GB RAM
4 GB of free HD space
Display resolution of 1280 x 800 recommended
USB 2.0/3.0* port
* Tested with Intel USB 3.0 host controller
Internet connection required for installation, activation, account setup and personal / product registration. To complete the Cubase AI installation, a download of approximately 500 MB is required.
The UR12 close-up
UR12 front panel
1. Gain control for Input 1
2. XLR connector for mic and peak indicator for Input 1
3. +48 V phantom power indicator for Input 1
4. TS connector for guitar (Hi-Z) and peak indicator
5. USB power indicator
6. Gain control for Input 2
7. Main output volume / headphone volume control
8. Direct monitor switch
9. Headphones output
UR12 rear panel
1. Mikro-USB-port for power 5 V DC power adaptor
2. Power source selector
3. USB 2.0 port
4. 2 analog RCA outputs
5. +48 V phantom power switch
6. Safety lock hole
UR12 setup examples
The UR12 is an exceedingly compact recording system with all the I/O and features you really need on the road.
Hook up a condenser or a dynamic mic to the D-PRE and plug in your guitar. You’re now ready to record. Plug in your headphones for zero-latency hardware monitoring.
Then, of course, there’s a USB port to connect to either your Mac or PC, letting you record and mix your productions with the included Cubase AI workstation or other audio software.
Plus, the CC Mode provides connectivity with Apple’s iPad.
For easy live streaming of performances to the internet, the Loopback function consolidates all playback tracks and input channels and routes the mix to your internet streaming software.