Scan code: LN61901 Manufacturer code: 502004320

Steinberg UR12 Audio Interface

Steinberg UR-12 - USB 2, 192 kHz, 24 Bit, 1 Mic Pre, 2 / 2 Analogue I/O, Inc Cubase AI

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Scan code: LN61901 Manufacturer code: 502004320
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Steinberg - UR12 - USB 2.0 Audio Interface

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Free those song ideas from your mindAll musicians know what it’s like, you’re going about your day, and seemingly from nowhere, a great riff pops into your head, and you feel the need to get the idea down as soon as possible. Steinberg’s UR12 make's it easy to take the ideas from your inside your head, and turn them into fully fledged, well produced songs on your computer or iPad in a quick and easy fashion.

Featuring an XLR for microphone input, utilising Yamaha’s excellent ‘D-PRE’ mic preamp, and a ¼” instrument input for connecting your guitar or bass, the UR12 makes getting your riffs and vocal melodies down easier than ever.

Step Away from The Desktop

4K Recording

REDCORD ANYWHERE, ANYTIME Use the UR12 as part of a traditional desktop setup, or, take it on the road with you. The UR12’s small size means it’s perfect for taking to your bandmates house, rehearsal room or the local jam night. No power outlets at the venue? Fear not, the UR12 is perfectly capable of being powered via USB from your laptop. Recording onto an iPad? No problem, just connect the UR12 from the power port on the rear to an AC or USB power adapter. Don’t worry about damaging it during transit either, Steinberg made sure the UR12 would be safe on the road by wrapping it in a rugged metal housing.

Stellar Hardware Inside


An Excellent Preamp to Deliver Excellent Results Steinberg’s UR12 is proof you don’t have to break the bank to get an interface with top drawer components. Cleverly designed to give you all the I/O you need to record your tracks in a quick manner, at such a quality that only a few years ago would’ve seemed unthinkable at this price point.

The lauded ‘D-PRE’ preamp from Yamaha delivers a wonderfully detailed and rich, dynamic sound, whilst the UR-12’s secondary input gives access to a Hi-Z input for instruments. With the ability to record in crystal-clear 24-bit quality at an incredible 192kHz, the UR12 delivers almost unmatched audio fidelity for this class.

Cubase AI Included


Bring your music to life The UR12 is fully compatible with all major DAW’s and includes a copy of Cubase AI, the perfect package to begin your music production career. What’s more, Cubase users will also benefit from the auto-setup function which takes care of configuration of I/O channels and buses from within Cubase to allow for a uniquely integrated music production suite.

Cubase AI gives you all the tools you need to bring your ideas to life. From initial rough idea, to finished masterpiece. Unleash your creativity.

Key Features of The UR12

Steinberg Quality The UR12 from Steinberg is packed with so many great features that it's hard to believe given it's small stature. Have a glance at just some of the key features below.


Rugged metal casingBuilt to the most exacting standards by Yamaha’s experienced engineers, the UR12’s metal chassis is rugged enough to withstand all the rigors of the road.


24-bit/192 kHzTop-of-the-range converters provide a maximum sampling rate of 192 kHz and a resolution of 24 bits, delivering pristine audio quality.


D-PRE mic preampYamaha’s highly acclaimed D-PRE preamp delivers a truly transparent and beautifully detailed sound that is unrivaled in this product class.


CompatibilityThe UR12 is compatible with all major audio editing, mastering, and music production software supporting ASIO, Core Audio or WDM standard.


iOS connectivityUR12 offers connectivity with Apple’s iPad and iPhone. When paired with Steinberg’s iPad-based Cubasis music app or other iOS audio apps, the UR12 offers a portable and intuitive production experience.


Latency-free monitoringThe UR12 features latency-free hardware monitoring with an easy-to-use monitor source switch that allows you to choose between the direct signal and the output of your host application.

The Tech Spec

Features Specification
Computer Connectivity USB 2.0
Form Factor Desktop
Simultaneous I/O 2 x 2
Number of Preamps 1
Phantom Power Yes
A/D Resolution 24-bit/192kHz
Analog Inputs 1 x XLR, 1 x 1/4"
Analog Outputs 1 x (Stereo), 1 x 1/4" (Headphones)
Bus Powered Yes (Switchable)
Height 1.81"
Width 6.26"
Depth 5.67"
Weight 1.87 lbs
Computer Interface Type USB 2
Connections (Input)
  • 1 x 6.35mm (1/4") Instrument
  • 1 x XLR
Mic Preamps (Max) 1
Instrument Inputs (Max) 1
Phantom Power Yes
Sample Rate (Max) 192 kHz
Bit Resolution 24
iPad Compatible Yes
Connections (Output)
  • 1 x 6.35mm (1/4") TRS Jack
  • 1 x Headphone (TRS 6.35mm Jack)
  • 2 x RCA Phono
Dimensions (mm) Not Specified WxHxD
DSP Processing No
Misc. Notes Inc Cubase AI
Additional Information
Scan Code LN61901
Model Number 502004320
GTIN 4957812574464

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Steinberg UR-12 - USB 2, 192 kHz, 24 Bit, 1 Mic Pre, 2 / 2 Analogue I/O, Inc Cubase AI is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 1.
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Steinberg UR12 Audio Interface
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