Scan code: LN72627 Manufacturer code: US-42

MiNiSTUDIO Creator US-42 by TASCAM

TASCAM MiNiSTUDIO Creator US-42 USB Audio Interface - Complete All-in-one Podcast Solution

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Scan code: LN72627 Manufacturer code: US-42
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Product Overview Turn Online into SHOWTIME!
The TASCAM MiNiSTUDIO Creator US-42 is your personal production and online broadcast studio. Featuring a professional quality audio interface and a number of unique real-time effects, the MINISTUDIO Creator delivers everything you need to become the next internet sensation.

Something to say? Something to play?
At the heart of every Podcast, broadcast and YouTube video lies the desire to communicate. And more often than not, this communication takes the form of the human voice...and TASCAM knows a thing or two about recording the human voice. Central to the MiNiSTUDIO Creator are a pair of XLR/combo connectors and dual HDDA mic preamps. These studio-quality mic pres, coupled with built-in phantom power allow you to quickly and easily connect your favorite dynamic or conderser microphones and get the conversation started. Under the hood, the MiNiSTUDIO Creator also features dual 4-band parametric EQ, adjustable on-board compression and a digital reverb effect with a convenient front panel depth control. And just in case you'd like to add a bit of music to the mix the MiNiSTUDIO Creator features two Hi-z 1/4" inputs ready to accept an electric guitar or bass. Talk on, or rock on. It's up to you.

Have an effect
Designed to bring an extra dimension to your podcasts and live streaming, the TASCAM MiNiSTUDIO features three assignable PON sound effect buttons. Use the included bell, buzzer and applause effects or apply your own .wav or .mp3 files for a completely customized experience. You can also set each velocity sensitive PON button to act as a one-shot sound effect, to only play while you press or to loop as long as you hold the button down. Why should the morning DJ's have all the fun?

Note: this feature is supported on both the MiNiSTUDIO Personal US-32 and the MiNiSTUDIO Creator US-42

Find your voice
Disguise your voice, fool your fans! Perhaps the most extreme feature of the MiNiSTUDIO Creator is the Voice Effects option. Simply pressing this innocent little button will instantly transform your voice in any one of a number of amazing and amusing ways. Pitch your voice up into cartoon mouse territory or pitch it down like you've joined the Dark Side. Add a spacey Echo, wobbly Chopper or go old school with the Walkie-talkie-approved Radio effect. Voice Effects: crazy, extreme and a whole lot of fun.

Note: this feature is supported on both the MiNiSTUDIO Personal US-32 and the MiNiSTUDIO Creator US-42

Become an Expert
In addition to the default Easy mode of the TASCAM MiNiSTUDIO software panel is an Expert mode that can be accessed by selecting the tab along the top of the window. This exposes a more comprehensive set of controls that enable you to fine tune EQ, compression and reverb settings as well as customize the behavior of the PON sound effect buttons and the various Voice Effect options. Don't be fooled by the friendly face of the MiNiSTUDIO - underneath the shiny exterior lies a truly professional tool that proudly carries the TASCAM name.

Note: this feature is supported on both the MiNiSTUDIO Personal US-32 and the MiNiSTUDIO Creator US-42

Make a production out of it
Unique to the MiNiSTUDIO Creator is a powerful Creator / Broadcast selector switch on the front panel of the device. When set to Broadcast mode, the audience will hear exactly what you hear as all audio generated my the MiNiSTUDIO and/or your computer will be mixed together in a single stereo stream. Talk, play guitar, play games or play MP3 files. If you hear it, they hear it. But flick the switch to Creator and you're in full production mode. When set to Creator, the MiNiSTUDIO transforms into a professionally specced two-channel USB Audio Interface. Perfectly suited for any DAW or video editing software, the combination of dual HDDA mic preamps, Hi-z inputs, EQ, compression and reverb deliver a powerful and flexible front end for any media production task.

Note: this feature is available only on the MiNiSTUDIO Creator US-42

More information can be found in the PDF below:
Data Sheet Features Specifications

• Sampling Frequency: 44.1k/48k/88.2k/96kHz
• Quantization Bit Rate: 16/24bit

Analog Audio Inputs
• Mic In: Mic In 1-2
• Connector: CLR-3-31 (1:GND, 2:HOT, 3:COLD), Balanced
• Input Impedance: 2.4k ohms
• Maximum Input Level: +7.7dBV (2.427Vrms)
• Gain: 45dB

• Unbalanced In 1
• Connector: 6.3mm(1/4")TS-jack(T:HOT, S:GND), UNBALANCED (When set to "INST" at MIC/LINE/INST switch)
• Input impedance: 1M Ohms
• Gain: 45dB

MIC IN (Plug-in Power)
• 3.5mm(1/8”) 4-pole mini jack/3.5mm (1/8”) mini jack
• Input Impedance: 5k ohms or more
• Gain: 45dB

• 3.5mm(1/8”) stereo mini jack
• Input Impedance: 5k ohms or more
• Maximum Input Leve:l +7.7dBV (2.427Vrms)

Analog Audio Outs

Line Out
• Stereo RCA Jacks
• Output Impedance: 200k Ohms or more
•Nominal Output Level: -10dBV (0.316Vrms)
• Maximum Output Level: +6dBV (1.995Vrms)

• Connector: 1/4” Stereo Phone-jack/ 3.5mm(1/8”) 4-pole mini jack/3.5mm (1/8”)Stereo mini jack
• Maximum Output Level: 15mW+15mW above (Less than THD+NO.1%,32Ohms loaded)

Control Input/Output
• USB: USB B-type 4-pin
• Format: USB2.0 High Speed (480MHz)
• DC In 5V: USB Micro B type

Audio Performance
Frequency response - (To LINE OUT)
• 44.1k/48kHz 20Hz to 20kHz 0/-1dB (LINE OUT, JEITA)
• 88.2k/96kHz 20Hz to 40kHz 0/-3dB (LINE OUT, JEITA)
• EIN Less than -120dBu (150 ohm terminated, volume max)
• THD+N Less than 0.005%/
• S/N ratio 100dB or more (MIC IN to LINE OUT, volume min, JEITA)
•Crosstalk 95dB or more (MIC IN to LINE OUT, 1kHz, JEITA)

Computer System Requirements

• Compatible computers: Windows-compatible computer with a USB 2.0 port
• CPU type/speed: Dual core/2 GHz or faster (x86)
• Memory: 2GB or more

• Compatible computers Apple MacOS computer with a USB 2.0 port
• CPU type/speed Dual core/2 GHz or faster
• Memory 2GB or more
• DRIVER Core Audio

• OS iOS 7 or later

• Power (when connected to PC) USB bus-power
• Power (when connected to an iOS device) USB power adapter, External battery pack, TASCAM BP-6AA
• Power consumption 1W
• Dimensions 5.9" W ×1.57" H ×5.11" D (150mm W x 40mm H x 130mm D)
• Weight 0.84lb (382g) 1.10lb (500g)
• Operating temperature 41 to 95°F (5 to 35°C)
• Bundled Accessories USB cable, Users manual, warranty card
Computer Interface Type  
Analogue Inputs (Total) 2
Analogue Outputs (Total) 2
Connections (Input)
  • 1 x 3.5mm (1/8") Stereo Mini Jack
  • 2 x XLR / Jack Combo
Mic Preamps (Max) 2
Instrument Inputs (Max) 2phan
Phantom Power Yes
Sample Rate (Max) 96 kHz
Bit Resolution 24
iPad Compatible No
Dynamic Range n/a dB
Connections (Output)
  • 1 x 1/4" / 1/8" Headphones
  • 2 x RCA Phono
Dimensions (mm) 150 x 40 x 130 WxHxD
DSP Processing No
Misc. Notes  
Additional Information
Scan Code LN72627
Model Number US-42
GTIN 4907034125845

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MiNiSTUDIO Creator US-42 by TASCAM
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