24-bit/96kHz USB Recording System

Versatile control surface with high-quality audio and MIDI Interfaces in a single unit

  • USB
  • FPT
  • V-LINK

Versatile control surface with high-quality audio and MIDI Interfaces in a single unit

Integration of audio capture and highly customizable software control makes the UR-80 the new "must-have" addition to your project studio. The UR-80 now becomes the most productive device on your desktop, combining an audio interface, a fully assignable control surface, and a high quality General MIDI software synth. The MIDI implementation of the UR-80 is very comprehensive and allows you complete control of your favorite sequencing programs and software synthesizers as well as providing phantom power for use with high-end studio microphones. Full PC and Mac driver support, V-LINK support and a variety of input and output options ensure that this will be the device you rely on for years to come.

  • - Easy recording environment using a single cable
  • - Freely customizable control surface
  • - 24-bit, 96 kHz recording with easy operation
  • - Bundled with convenient software for recording

Easy recording environment using a single cable

An easy-to-use recording environment is yours by combining the UR-80 with various DAW applications and software synthesizers. Adding to the efficient editing possible with a computer’s graphical user interface, the UR-80’s knobs and faders can be used to intuitively control the software.

Freely customizable control surface

With 43 physical controller, control is possible using as many as 136 MIDI messages. Since controllers sources can be freely assigned, customization is possible that complies with the software you are using. Also, control maps optimized for each application are provided, so major music applications can be used right away without the need for complicated settings.

24-bit, 96 kHz recording with easy operation

The UR-80 supports high-quality 24-bit, 96 kHz recording. Along with 2 x onboard high-quality mic preamps, phantom-power-capable combo jacks are also provided.

Bundled with convenient software for recording

The UR-80 comes with editing software so you can also control UR-80 settings from your Computer.

Number of Assignable Controls

Rotary Encoder

Number of Memory Sets


Number of Audio Record/Playback Channels (Full duplex (except for 96 kHz setting))

2 channels (stereo)
2 channels (stereo)

Signal Processing

AD/DA Conversion
24 bits (linear)
PC interface
24 bits
Sampling Frequency
24 bits
Digital output
44.1/48/96 kHz
Digital input
32/44.1/48/96 kHz* Built-in realtime sample rate converter
AD/DA Conversion
44.1/48/96 kHz

Frequency Response

96.0 kHz
20 Hz to 40 kHz (+0 dB/-2 dB)
48.0 kHz
20 Hz to 22 kHz (+0 dB/-2 dB)
44.1 kHz
20 Hz to 20 kHz (+0 dB/-2 dB)

Nominal Input Level (variable)

Input Jack 1, 2 (XLR type)
-50 to -10 dBu
Input Jack 1, 2 (1/4 inch TRS phone type)
-35 to +4 dBu

Input Impedance

Input Jack 1, 2 (XLR type)
5 k ohms
Input Jack 1, 2 (1/4 inch TRS phone type, Lo-Z)
32 k ohms
Input Jack 2 (Hi-Z)
1 M ohms

Nominal Output Level

Output Jack
0 dBu

Output Impedance

Output Jack
1 k ohms
160 ohms

Residual Noise Level

Output Jack
-90 dBu or less
(input terminated with 1 k ohms, OUTPUT VOLUME: max., INPUT SENS = min., INPUT MONITOR = min., IHF-A, typ.)


Digital input/output Coaxial type
Optical type(conforms to S/P DIF)


Input Jack 1, 2 (XLR type (phantom power)
1/4 inch TRS phone type)
Digital In Connectors (Coaxial type, Optical type)
Digital Out Connectors (Coaxial type, Optical type)
Headphones Jack (Stereo 1/4 inch phone type)
Output Jack L/R (RCA phone type)


Power Supply
AC adaptor
Current Draw
1000 mA
Installation Guide
Owner's Manual
USB cable
AC adaptor
Overlay Sheets with Application Labels

Size and Weight

Width (W)
379 mm14-15/16 inches
Depth (D)
239 mm9-7/16 inches
Height (H)
84 mm3-5/16 inches
1.65 kg3 lbs. 11 oz.

(0 dBu = 0.775 V rms)

All specifications and appearances are subject to change.


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