Tascam US-2x2

2-Channel USB 2.0 Audio Interface

  • 24-bit / 96 kHz
  • 2 x XLR / jack combo input balanced with Ultra HDDA mic preamp with low noise (ON: -125 dBu)
  • Inputs switchable: Line / Mic / Hi-Z instrument
  • Switchable phantom power: +48 V
  • 2 Line outputs: 6.3 mm jack balanced
  • Stereo headphone output
  • MIDI I / O
  • Latency-free monitoring
  • USB Bus powered
  • USB Audio Compliance 2.0 for connecting to iOS devices
  • Stand alone function
  • Aluminium housing
  • For Mac and PC
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 186 × 65 × 160 mm
  • Weight: 1.1 kg
  • Includes Cubase LE

Further Information

Recording / Playback Channels 2x2
Number of Mic Inputs 2
Number of Line Inputs 2
Number of Instrument Inputs 2
Number of Line Outs 2
Headphone Outs 1
Phantom power Yes
Number of S/PDIF Connectors 0
Number of ADAT Connectors 0
Numer of AES/EBU Connectors 0
Number of MADI Connectors 0
Ethernet 0
Other Connectors No
MIDI interface Yes
Word Clock No
Max. sample rate (kHz) 96 kHz
Max. resolution in bit 24 bit
USB Bus-Powered Yes
Incl. power supply No
USB Version 2.0
Width in mm 186 mm
Depth in mm 160 mm
Height in mm 65 mm
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Superb for the price
cmwamba, 08.05.2020
In short: this is a great interface for the price, but you will need the PS-P520E power supply.

I'm using this on a Linux studio setup, recording music and voice (radio) professionally. The device is class compliant and works out of the box, and on my system gave a stable roundtrip latency of 5.4ms @ 96kHz and a buffer size of 64 frames/period (fpp), beating the more expensive Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 (7.27ms). At 48kHz, the buffer size can be reduced to 16 fpp with minimal xruns. The lowest roundtrip latency I achieved was around 4ms. This is a great interface for recording, and would comfortably allow for stable live performance (live looping, audio processing &c.)

The other attractive feature was MIDI connectivity for the soft synths I use in music production.

The controls are responsive. They are also solid, as are the sockets, and the box; it has a slight slant to it, so no stacking on top of it unless the next object is as wide or wider than the interface!

On the downside, the interface does need more power than it gets from the USB -- there were small pops and cracks on initial recordings. But even with buying the adapter (PS-P520E) it comes out as cheaper than the 2i2 for more functionality.
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Alani, 09.02.2018
I have been using this interface for a couple of years and I am absolutely satisfied.

It a rugged device with a very usable interface and plenty of usable features.

I think that in this price range comparing pre-amps is a nonsense. So, for me, what makes a difference in an interface is:

- features
- driver and stability.

This interface provides a complete set of features for home-recording/small studio: among the others, the mix knob INPUT/Computer which is crucial for overdubbing.

Worth of mentioning, the standalone mode: i personally use it to play a bass-guitar without bothering my neighbours and whenever I need a two-channel preamp with phantom-power in live situations.

Also, the software switch to direct monitor in stereo is also very useful, although I would have preferred a hardware button instead of a software switch.

Speaking about drivers: absolutely stable with Mac OS X. I have never experienced problems.
However, watch out if you are a Windows user: I read several reviews reporting driver issues with windows system.

Only "con": the USB 2.0 B male connector does not get completely into the socket although the connection is not loose.

In summary, a great interface.
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Built like a tank
BarisKalem, 16.02.2018
This product is really a good choice if you are look for a portable and quality audio interface. And the build quality is really amazing. The MIDI connectors are appreciated, and it comes with a DAW too. Really nice!
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Perfect!
retgoat, 29.06.2020
It works and sounds good with Mac OS Catalina. Construction is solid and looks pretty good. Also, you don;t need to plug external power to get phantom working. Highly recommend
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