Ideal as the centerpiece of a project studio and equally at home in your mobile studio, the UA-1000 is the world’s first multi-port Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0) audio recording interface.
One USB cable for connection to the USB 2 port of your computer, and off you go! The UA-1000 delivers exceptional audio capabilities on 10 separate channels via a wide variety of connections, offering high quality microphone preamps using premium analog components. These include XLR/TRS combo jacks, Hi-Z guitar, SP/DIF, 8 channel ADAT, MIDI, and even inserts for effect send/return.
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10 In x 10 Out 24-bit/96kHz full duplex USB 2.0 audio
XLR/TRS jacks with Phantom power
High-quality microphone preamps using premium analog components
SP/DIF (optical/coaxial), 8 analog I/O, 8-channel ADAT, MIDI, Word Clock
Inserts for effects sends and returns
ASIO 2.0 and WDM drivers
Zero latency direct monitoring
Number of Audio Record/Playback Channels
10 channels Full duplex
20 Hz to 40 kHz (+0 dB/-2 dB)
20 Hz to 40 kHz (+0 dB/-2 dB)
20 Hz to 22 kHz (+0 dB/-2 dB)
20 Hz to 20 kHz (+0 dB/-2 dB)
Nominal Input Level (variable)
Input Jack 1–4 (Front)
-60 to -16 dBu (PAD OFF) -40 to +4 dBu (PAD ON)
Insert/Input Jack 1–4 (Rear)
Input Jack 5–8 (Rear)
-20 to +4 dBu
Nominal Output Level
Output Jack 1–8
+4 dBu (balanced)
Residual Noise Level
Output Jack 1-2
-89 dBu (input terminated with 1 k ohms, MAIN VOLUME: 0 dB, INPUT SENS: +4 dBu, DIRECT MONITOR VOLUME: 0 dB, IHF-A typ.)
USB 2.0 Digital input/output Coaxial type (conforms to IEC60958) Optical type (conforms to IEC60958 and ADATADAT capability:48 kHz: 50.8 kHz - 40.4 kHz44.1 khz: 49.5 kHz - 40.4 kHz) MIDI IN/OUT
Input Jack 1–4 (XLR type / 1/4 inch TRS phone type) XLR type (balanced / phantom power) 1/4 inch TRS phone type (balanced)* Input Jack 3 supports Guitar Hi-Z. Headphones Jack (Stereo 1/4 inch phone type)
Insert/Input Jack 1–4 (1/4 inch phone type, Insert: TRS, Input: unbalanced) Input Jack 5–8 (1/4 inch TRS phone type (balanced)) Output Jack 1–8 (1/4 inch TRS phone type (balanced)) Digital In Connectors (Coaxial type, Optical type) Digital Out Connectors (Coaxial type, Optical type) MIDI Connectors (In, Out) Word Clock Connectors (In, Out) (BNC type) USB Connector
AC 117 V, AC 230 V, AC 240 V: 50/60Hz, AC 220 V: 60Hz
Owner’s Manual CD-ROM Power cord USB cable Rackmount adaptor Ferrite core (for 230V and 240V)
Size and Weight
6 lbs. 3 oz.
(0 dBu = 0.775 V rms)
*The specifications are subject to change without notice.
This version provides support for Mac OS 10.5 (Leopard).
This is the Universal Binary (Intel compatible) driver for connecting the UA-1000 to a Macintosh running OS X. This driver includes a control panel for editing the UA-1000's patching, monitoring and buffering. This driver requires Mac OS 10.4.3 or later.
This utility clears out all Roland USB Windows drivers and should be used if you are having difficulty installing your USB driver.
Note: You will have to reinstall the drivers for any other Roland device that is using a USB connection for Audio or MIDI.
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