Product Description

The Zoom U-22 Handy Audio Interface is the essential mobile recording and performance interface, with an innovative 2-in/2-out ultra-portable design that makes it easy to connect to a laptop or an iPhone/iPad and create great-sounding audio anywhere.

The interface features a high-performance, low-noise mic preamp so you can record vocals, instruments, and more with pristine sound quality—at resolutions up to 24-bit/96 kHz. The U-22 delivers the same excellent sound as our U-44 and U-24, with an even more compact form factor.

     

Key Features of the Zoom U-22 Handy Audio Interface

  • Stereo USB audio interface for PC/Mac/iPhone/iPad
  • Connect to iPhone/iPad with Apple iPad Camera Connection Kit or Lightning-to-USB Camera Adapter (sold separately), plus 2 AA batteriesor optional AC adapter for power
  • XLR/TRS input with high-performance mic preamp
  • High-quality recording and playback at resolutions up to 24-bit/96 kHz
  • Approximately 5 hours of operation with 2 AA alkaline batteries
  • Includes download code for Ableton Live 9 Lite
  • Hi-Z support
  • Zero-latency direct monitoring
  • Dedicated RCA L/R and headphone outputs
  • Gain control knob for Mic/Hi-Z input
  • +48V phantom power
  • Accepts standard AA alkaline or NiMH rechargeable batteries

INNOVATIVE HANDY DESIGN

The U-22 can be bus-powered via USB and its compact form factor is perfect for use with a laptop or iPhone/iPad*. The innovative design provides quick access to connectors, knobs, and controls for effortless setup and operation. * Requires 2 AA batteries or optional AC adapter for power, plus an Apple iPad Camera Connection Kit or Lightning-to-USB Camera Adapter for connection to iPhone/iPad.

PRISTINE RECORDING AND PLAYBACK

The U-22 features a single high-performance, low-noise mic preamp—the same as our acclaimed H6 Handy Recorders—with less than -120 dBu EIN, as well as recording and playback at resolutions up to 24-bit/96 kHz. You can also use the U-22 as a studio-quality headphone amp and listen to your favorite music in full fidelity.

GET CONNECTED s

The U-22’s XLR/TRS combo input can be used to record with a microphone or line-level source, with 48V phantom power, and Hi-Z support for connecting a guitar or bass. The U-22 is also equipped with a mini stereo input so you can record an iPhone/iPad, mixer, or other portable audio device. *The U-22 can record one input at a time. When recording from the LINE IN jack, the XLR/TRS combo input is disabled.

POWER YOUR LIVE PERFORMANCE

The U-22 is the perfect audio companion for musicians who incorporate digital audio processing or pre-recorded sound elements into their live performances. Connect your interface to a laptop or iPhone/iPad, pull up software effects or a looper, and send your processed signal to a mixer or the house PA via RCA stereo outputs.

ZERO-LATENCY MONITORING

For zero-latency recording and mixing, the U-22’s direct monitoring switch allows you to hear your signal before it passes through the computer. Separate RCA output jacks and an independent headphone output provide multiple options for monitoring.

 

  • MPN - FXS022
  • GTIN - TBA
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Zoom U-22 Handy Audio Interface

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Product Overview

  • Stereo USB audio interface for PC/Mac/iPhone/iPad
  • Connect to iPhone/iPad with Apple iPad Camera Connection Kit or Lightning-to-USB Camera Adapter (sold separately), plus 2 AA batteriesor optional AC adapter for power
  • XLR/TRS input with high-performance mic preamp
  • High-quality recording and playback at resolutions up to 24-bit/96 kHz
  • Approximately 5 hours of operation with 2 AA alkaline batteries
  • Includes download code for Ableton Live 9 Lite
  • Hi-Z support
  • Zero-latency direct monitoring
  • Dedicated RCA L/R and headphone outputs
  • Gain control knob for Mic/Hi-Z input
  • +48V phantom power
  • Accepts standard AA alkaline or NiMH rechargeable batteries
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The Zoom U-22 Handy Audio Interface is the essential mobile recording and performance interface, with an innovative 2-in/2-out ultra-portable design that makes it easy to connect to a laptop or an iPhone/iPad and create great-sounding audio anywhere.

The interface features a high-performance, low-noise mic preamp so you can record vocals, instruments, and more with pristine sound quality—at resolutions up to 24-bit/96 kHz. The U-22 delivers the same excellent sound as our U-44 and U-24, with an even more compact form factor.

     

Key Features of the Zoom U-22 Handy Audio Interface

  • Stereo USB audio interface for PC/Mac/iPhone/iPad
  • Connect to iPhone/iPad with Apple iPad Camera Connection Kit or Lightning-to-USB Camera Adapter (sold separately), plus 2 AA batteriesor optional AC adapter for power
  • XLR/TRS input with high-performance mic preamp
  • High-quality recording and playback at resolutions up to 24-bit/96 kHz
  • Approximately 5 hours of operation with 2 AA alkaline batteries
  • Includes download code for Ableton Live 9 Lite
  • Hi-Z support
  • Zero-latency direct monitoring
  • Dedicated RCA L/R and headphone outputs
  • Gain control knob for Mic/Hi-Z input
  • +48V phantom power
  • Accepts standard AA alkaline or NiMH rechargeable batteries

INNOVATIVE HANDY DESIGN

The U-22 can be bus-powered via USB and its compact form factor is perfect for use with a laptop or iPhone/iPad*. The innovative design provides quick access to connectors, knobs, and controls for effortless setup and operation. * Requires 2 AA batteries or optional AC adapter for power, plus an Apple iPad Camera Connection Kit or Lightning-to-USB Camera Adapter for connection to iPhone/iPad.

PRISTINE RECORDING AND PLAYBACK

The U-22 features a single high-performance, low-noise mic preamp—the same as our acclaimed H6 Handy Recorders—with less than -120 dBu EIN, as well as recording and playback at resolutions up to 24-bit/96 kHz. You can also use the U-22 as a studio-quality headphone amp and listen to your favorite music in full fidelity.

GET CONNECTED s

The U-22’s XLR/TRS combo input can be used to record with a microphone or line-level source, with 48V phantom power, and Hi-Z support for connecting a guitar or bass. The U-22 is also equipped with a mini stereo input so you can record an iPhone/iPad, mixer, or other portable audio device. *The U-22 can record one input at a time. When recording from the LINE IN jack, the XLR/TRS combo input is disabled.

POWER YOUR LIVE PERFORMANCE

The U-22 is the perfect audio companion for musicians who incorporate digital audio processing or pre-recorded sound elements into their live performances. Connect your interface to a laptop or iPhone/iPad, pull up software effects or a looper, and send your processed signal to a mixer or the house PA via RCA stereo outputs.

ZERO-LATENCY MONITORING

For zero-latency recording and mixing, the U-22’s direct monitoring switch allows you to hear your signal before it passes through the computer. Separate RCA output jacks and an independent headphone output provide multiple options for monitoring.

 

  • MPN - FXS022
  • GTIN - TBA
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General

Connector xlr/trs combo jack (xlr: 1 hot, trs: tip hot)
Input gain 0 – 43 db
Input impedance 2.6 k ω (mic) 484 k ω (hi-z)
Maximum input level -0.8 dbu (mic) /+8.7 dbu (hi-z)
Phantom power +48v

Analog In

Connector stereo mini jack
Input impedance 22 kω
Maximum input level +1.0 dbu

Analog Out

Connector rca (coaxial)
Maximum output level -0.8 dbu (at 0 dbfs) (into 10 kω load)
Output impedance 1 kω

Additional Specs

Frequency characteristics at 44.1 khz: ±1.5db: 20 hz - 20 khz at 96 khz: ±2 db: 20 hz - 40 khz
Input conversion noise measured ein: -120 db or less (ihf-a) at 43 db, 150 ω input
Number of audio recording and playback channels recording: 2 channels playback: 2 channels
Sampling frequencies 96 khz, 88.2 khz, 48 khz, 44.1 khz
Bit depth 24-bit
Interface usb 2.0
Power source usb bus power (type b) zoom ad-17 (micro-b) dc 5v power supply (micro-b) 2 aa batteries (about 5 hours continuous operation with phantom power off)
Power consumption:    5w maximum
Dimensions 119.2 mm (d) x 91.8 mm (w) x 44.6 mm (h)
Weight (main unit only) 151 g

U-22 System Requirements

Windows os: windows® 8.1/10/11 (32bit/64bit) cpu: intel® core i3 or faster*usb: usb 3.0/usb 2.0*** operation is not guaranteed with cpus from atom, celeron or pentium series or cpus made by amd.** only usb host controllers with intel chipsets are supported. Operation is not guaranteed when used with usb hubs or expansion cards.
Mac os: mac® os x 10.9.5 ~ macos 13 cpu: intel® core i3 or fasterusb: usb 3.0/usb 2.0** operation is not guaranteed when used with usb hubs or expansion cards.
Iphone/Ipad os: ios 7.1 ~ 16, ipados 15 ~ 16 * requires 2 aa batteries or optional ac adapter for power, plus an apple ipad camera connection kit or lightning-to-usb camera adapter.

 

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What’s In The Box
  • Operation manual
  • USB Cable
  • Ableton Live Lite software download code
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