The UR22mkII is the second version of Steinberg’s flexible audio and MIDI interface. It's got an impressive 192 kHz/24-bit audio quality across two channels, its solidly built, has MIDI connectivity and highly acclaimed D-PRE microphone preamps plus software for PC, Mac computers and iPad. This is an advanced portable solution for music/audio recording and production.
If you want to record on the move with better audio quality than you'd expect from an interface this small the UR22 is a great choice, it builds on the success of the previous model and packs a huge amount into a very small box. The cables and switches are really tightly packed to cut down on a lot of unnecessary bulk, this is a portable unit that's actually a relaistic choice for working on your music on the go.
On the front side of the UR22mkII interface, two Neutrik combo connectors provide microphone and line input, each with gain control and peak indicators plus an additional high-impedance switch on the second input. The panel also includes a headphones output with a dedicated volume control, a master output volume control and a mix knob for hardware-based zero-latency monitoring.
The rear panel features two balanced line outputs, MIDI input/output connectors and a phantom power switch enabling +48 Volt supply on both channels. The USB 2.0 port provides high-speed connectivity to PCs and Mac computers, which supply the power to run the interface. Alternatively, switching the power supply to the additional 5 Volt DC port allows for use with a USB power adapter or battery pack.
Here's what Steinberg have to say about this Interface
Record and compose music in studio quality on your laptop or iPad with the UR22mkII. With outstanding audio and build quality for its price class, the UR22mkII combines choice components with advanced connectivity and flexible I/O options to offer a full-on mobile production platform.
Together with the included Cubase AI and Cubasis LE software, the UR22mkII audio and MIDI interface is a fully-fledged mobile recording studio. Offering easy and stable connection to PC or Mac computers, the MKII version now adds pro-level recording for iPad with the CC Mode and external power input. The UR22mkII offers total mobility, ultra-solid build quality and incredible sound characteristics for its price class, covering all aspects of recording and production in small studio environments as well as mobile production situations