Tascam US-2X2HR Desktop 2x2 USB Type-C Audio/MIDI Interface

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Tascam SKU: US-2X2HR
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Record or livestream songs, podcasts, and commentary in high resolution to your Mac/Windows computer or iOS mobile device with the TASCAM US-2x2HR, a desktop 2x2 USB Type-C audio/MIDI interface designed to deliver comfortable, user-friendly operation, clean audio quality, and simultaneous input of two mics or instruments for home recordists and traveling content creators. The inclusion of MIDI ports gives producers an easy way to integrate MIDI gear into their music production setups.

With its two Ultra-HDDA mic/line/instrument preamps, the US-2x2HR allows you to track or overdub two different sources at the same time. Phantom power is onboard for condenser mics and LED signal/peak indicators are provided to help you properly set levels. The stereo balanced 1/4" line outs and 1/4" headphone output enable monitoring through speakers, headphones, or both, each with its own level control. Additional feature enhancements include virtual loopback for podcasting and livestreaming, zero-latency adjustable direct monitoring, and an empowering software bundle.

Ultra-HDDA Mic Preamps
  • Ultra-HDDA (High Definition Discrete Architecture) mic preamp design developed in-house and combined with a newly improved audio circuit for enhanced audio performance and transparency
  • Low noise level with EIN rating of -128 dBu and signal-to-noise ratio of 110 dB
  • Microphone preamps with phantom power and gain range of 56 dB supports dynamic, condenser, and ribbon microphones
Front-Panel Mic/Line/Instrument Inputs
  • Two microphone/line/instrument inputs feature XLR-1/4" combo connectors and switchable +48V phantom power for condenser microphones
  • Line / Hi-Z switching to accommodate balanced line-level signals from professional processors and synthesizers or high-impedance signals for direct recording of electric guitar and bass
High-Resolution Recording
  • Records at up to 192 kHz / 24-bit resolution
  • Mic preamps and A/D converters work together to capture the clearest signal path, at 192 kHz or at lower sampling rates
Compatible with Computers and iOS Mobile Devices
  • USB Type-C 2.0 computer connection (includes USB Type-C to USB Type-A cable) supplies appropriate bandwidth, even for multichannel 192 kHz recordings
  • Works with ASIO, WDM, or Core Audio drivers
  • USB bus-powered for mobile recording with computer
  • Connects with iPad, iPhone, and other iOS devices (requires separately available 5 VDC power adapter; Apple Camera Connection Kit required for use with Lightning-equipped devices)
Zero-Latency Monitoring
  • Direct monitoring path provides zero-latency monitoring of the input signal before it is sent to the computer
  • Adjustable monitor mix blend between input and computer via the front panel
Monitoring Options
  • Balanced stereo 1/4" output suitable for connection to powered monitors
  • Standard 1/4" TRS  headphone output jack
  • Separate controls for line and headphone output volumes
  • Input monitoring can be set to stereo or mono via the software settings panel
Sleek Industrial Design
  • Solid and practical design intended to withstand long hours of hard use
  • Robust metal jacket improves durability and combines with diecast aluminum side panels to provide a sleek, eye-catching design
  • Angled design is optimized for desktop viewing and operation
  • LED indicators for phantom power, USB connection, signal presence, and peak
Loopback for Podcasting and Livestreaming
  • Loopback function allows the audio from the computer to be returned to the streaming software for playback during livestreams
  • Selectable mono/stereo audio mode via software settings panel
  • Supports OBS (Open Broadcaster Software) for easy recording and streaming
  • Standard 5-pin DIN MIDI input and output connectors
  • Allows MIDI external devices such as keyboards, drum machines, and controllers to be synchronized and controlled
Enhanced Audio Engine
  • Increased stability in native driver
  • Audio buffer size can be as low as 4 samples (Windows only) to give the best performance
Bundled Software
  • Cubase LE: Compact Mac/Windows DAW with the basic tools for recording, editing, and mixing everything from the initial musical idea to the final track
  • Cubasis LE: Compact version of Steinberg’s streamlined, multitouch sequencer for the iPad
  • IK Multimedia SampleTank SE: Virtual instrument with a massive 30GB sound library encompassing more than 2000 different musical instruments
  • Auto-Tune Unlimited (3-Month Subscription): Comprehensive suite of industry-standard pitch correction and vocal effects
  • Musicians, Podcasters, and Producers
  • USB Type-C / USB Type-A Connectivity
  • 2 Mic/Line/Instrument Preamps
  • 1 Headphone Out, Stereo 1/4" Line Out
  • 24-Bit / 192 kHz AD/DA Converters
  • Bus Powered / Mac, Windows, iOS
  • Phantom Power, Direct Monitor, MIDI I/O
  • LED Signal/Peak Indicators
  • Virtual Loopback for Livestreaming
  • DAWs, Virtual Instrument, Auto-Tunex


Form Factor Desktop
Display None
Channels of I/O Analog:
2 Inputs / 2 Outputs
Maximum Sampling Rate 192 kHz / 24-Bit
Number of Microphone Preamps 2 Preamps
Input Level Adjustment 2 x Knob
Expansion Slots None
Signal Processing
Pad None
Gain/Trim Range Mic/Line/Hi-Z Inputs:
56 dB
High-Pass Filter None
Solo/Mute None
Analog Audio I/O 2 x Combo XLR-1/4" TRS Balanced/Unbalanced Mic/Line/Hi-Z Input (Front Panel)
2 x 1/4" TRS Balanced Line Output
1 x 1/4" TRS Unbalanced Headphone Output (Front Panel)
Phantom Power 48 V, Selectable On/Off (Applied to All Inputs)
Digital Audio I/O None
Host Connection / USB 1 x USB-C
Host Connection Protocol USB 2.0
USB (Non-Host) None
Sync I/O None
Network I/O None
MIDI I/O 1 x DIN 5-Pin Input
1 x DIN 5-Pin Output
Wireless Connectivity None
Frequency Response Mic, Line Inputs:
20 Hz to 20 kHz +0/-0.4 dB (at 44.1/48 kHz, JEITA)
20 Hz to 40 kHz +0/-0.4 dB (at 88.2/96 kHz, JEITA)
Line Outputs:
20 Hz to 20 kHz +0.2/-0.1 dB (at 44.1/48 kHz, JEITA)
20 Hz to 40 kHz +0.2/-0.4 dB (at 88.2/96 kHz, JEITA)
Maximum Input Level Mic Inputs:
+9 dBu
Line Inputs:
+20 dBu
Hi-Z Inputs:
+10 dBV
Maximum Output Level Line Outputs:
+20 dBu
Headphone Output Power 18 mW per Channel into 32 Ohms (0.1% THD)
Impedance Mic Inputs:
2.2 Kilohms
Line Inputs:
10 Kilohms
Hi-Z Inputs:
≥ 1 Megohm
Line Outputs:
210 Ohms
SNR Mic Inputs:
110 dB (A-Weighted, Min Gain)
Line Inputs:
108 dB (A-Weighted, Min Gain)
Line Outputs:
110 dB (A-Weighted, Max Gain)
THD+N Mic Inputs:
0.0013% (1 kHz, Min Gain)
Line Inputs:
0.0011% (1 kHz, Min Gain)
Line Outputs:
0.0012% (1 kHz)
Crosstalk ≥ 95 dB (1 kHz)
EIN -128 dBu
Digital Audio
Sample Rates 44.1 / 48 / 88.2 / 96 / 176.4 / 192 kHz
Sample Rate Conversion None
Bit Depths 24-Bit
Sync Sources Internal
Audio Storage & Playback
Memory Card Slot None
OS Compatibility macOS 10.13
macOS 11 or Later
Windows 7 or Later
iPadOS 13 or Later
iOS 11 or Later
*As of November, 2021: Check with manufacturer for the most up-to-date compatibility
Included Software Cubase LE
Compatible Software (Not Included) Any Core Audio (Mac) Compliant Software
Included Plug-Ins Virtual Instruments:
SampleTank SE
Supported Drivers/API & Plug-Ins Core Audio (Mac)
Processor Requirement 2 GHz or Better
RAM Requirements 2 GB
Mobile Device Compatibility iPad
Required Hardware Available USB 2.0 Port
USB Cable (Included)
Internet Connection Required for Registration, Software/Driver Download
Power Requirements AC/DC Power Adapter (Not Included) or USB Bus Power
AC/DC Power Adapter 5 VDC, Center-Positive (Not Included)
Power Consumption 1.75 W
Operating Temperature 41 to 95°F / 5 to 35°C
Dimensions 7.3 x 6.3 x 2.6" / 18.6 x 16 x 6.5 cm (Including Controls and Protrusions)
Weight 2.4 lb / 1.1 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight 3.215 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 8.4 x 8 x 4.1"

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