Behringer U-PHORIA UMC1820 Audiophile 18×20, 24-Bit/96 kHz USB Audio/MIDI Interface with Midas Mic Preamplifiers & C-2 2 Matched Studio Condenser Microphones
The Behringer U-PHORIA UMC1820 Audiophile 18×20, 24-Bit/96 kHz USB Audio/MIDI Interface with Midas Mic Preamplifiers is a studio-in-a-box that bridges the gap between your creativity and your fans. With its blazingly fast USB 2.0 connectivity, this interface allows you to record your next masterpiece in minutes. It provides all the necessary connectivity for your microphones, guitars, keyboards, and even MIDI devices.
World-Class Mic Preamps
The U-PHORIA UMC1820 features 8 MIDAS-designed mic preamps that deliver astonishingly clear sound. These mic preamps include +48 Volt phantom power for condenser microphones, ensuring the best possible sound quality. The studio-grade 24-Bit/96 kHz converters further enhance the audio quality, making your recordings sound professional.
Flexible I/O Support
In addition to the mic preamps, the UMC1820 also provides I/O support for S/PDIF, ADAT, and S/MUX formats. This allows you to connect a wide range of devices and expand your recording capabilities.
Compatibility with Popular Recording Software
The UMC1820 is compatible with all popular recording software, including Avid Pro Tools, Ableton Live, Steinberg Cubase, and more. This ensures that you can use your favorite software to work with confidence and accuracy, achieving professional results every time.
Behringer C-2 2 Matched Studio Condenser Microphones
The Behringer C-2 2 Matched Studio Condenser Microphones are the perfect companion to the U-PHORIA UMC1820. These condenser microphones are ideal for stereo studio recording and live applications. They are sold as a matched pair, making them perfect for achieving a stereophonic recording.
High-Quality Sound Reproduction
The C-2 microphones are designed to capture the performance of a choir, piano, or any other vocal or acoustic sound source. They have a low-mass diaphragm for ultra-wide frequency response and ultimate sound reproduction. The cardioid pickup pattern provides effective feedback elimination, ensuring excellent source isolation.
The C-2 microphones also feature a switchable low-frequency roll-off and input attenuation. The low-noise transformerless FET input eliminates low-frequency distortion, allowing you to capture clean and accurate sound. The rugged construction with a metal die-cast body ensures durability, making these microphones suitable for both studio and live applications.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is the difference between condenser and dynamic microphones?
Condenser microphones are more sensitive than dynamic microphones and can pick up even the subtlest of signals. They require phantom power for operation and are ideal for capturing vocals or acoustic instruments. Dynamic microphones, on the other hand, are more rugged and can handle high sound pressure levels, making them suitable for live performances.
2. Can I use the U-PHORIA UMC1820 with my Mac or Windows computer?
Yes, the U-PHORIA UMC1820 is compatible with both Mac and Windows computers. It works with popular recording software, allowing you to use your preferred software for recording and producing music.
3. What is included with the C-2 microphones?
The C-2 microphones come with custom stand adapters, windscreens, a stereo bar for mounting both mics in stereo alignment, and a transport case. Everything you need to start recording is included in the package.
The Behringer U-PHORIA UMC1820 Audiophile 18×20, 24-Bit/96 kHz USB Audio/MIDI Interface with Midas Mic Preamplifiers and the C-2 2 Matched Studio Condenser Microphones are the perfect combination for any musician or producer. With their high-quality sound reproduction and flexible connectivity options, these products will help you achieve professional results in your recordings. Whether you’re a singer-songwriter, producer, or live performer, the U-PHORIA UMC1820 and C-2 microphones will take your music to the next level.