Answering the call for a compact, multipurpose audio interface is the Behringer 302USB. This combination mixer and USB-powered audio interface offers the essentials for home studio recordists and mobile musicians, packing an XLR-1/4-inch combination input, a stereo RCA input that can also mix in the output from your computer via USB, and a dedicated 2-track RCA input, all in a tiny 4-inch by 5-inch enclosure.
Mini Mixer with 2x2 USB Audio Interface, XLR Mic Preamp and More
Behringer's 302USB combines the much-needed functionality of a mixer with a 2-in/2-out USB audio interface, letting you lay down quick tracks and play back audio from your computer at 48 kHz/16-bit resolution. The 302USB's XENYX mic preamp delivers crystal-clear signal, while neo-classic "British" 2-band graphic EQ warms it up before it hits your DAW. The audio interface's RCA two-track input is assignable to either the Headphone or Main Mix output, keeping things simple.
Free Software and Plug-ins from Behringer
Don't have DAW software yet? No worries -- the 302USB comes with free access to audio recording, editing, and podcasting software, as well as download paths to 150 instrument/effect plugins and a low-latency driver.
Powerfully Convenient: Bus-Powered via USB
Able to work wherever you do, the 302USB is powered by your choice of either USB or an external adapter. If your laptop is the hub of your recording rig, then connect the Behringer 302USB to it -- no need for a separate power supply. Or,…
power up by plugging it in to the wall using a 5V/500mA USB charger.
Check out this overview of the 302USB mixer from Behringer:
Features:- Compact, low-noise analog mixer with USB/audio interface
- Powered via USB or external adapter
- Built-in stereo USB/audio interface for direct connection to a computer
- Free audio recording, editing, and podcasting software
- Access to 150 instrument/effect plugins and a low-latency driver
- XENYX mic preamp
- Neo-classic "British" 2-band graphic EQ adds warmth and musicality
- 2-track input assignable to Headphone or Main Mix output
- Main Mix plus separate Phones output
- Rugged construction
- Backed by Behringer warranty
Small spaces still need gear, as do musicians on a budget and producers on the go. For its tiny price, the 302USB is loaded with a whole lot more than you'd expect. Keep the Behringer 302USB on your desk or pack it in your backpack for recording and mixing wherever you need it. Convenient and portable, the Behringer 302USB offers the best bare-bones deal for making music: a combination XLR-1/4" input, stereo USB/line channel, dedicated 2-track input, a XENYX mic preamp, and free software.