Behringer UB1204 Pro Eurorack 12 Input Mixer

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Ultra low-noise design 12-input 2/2-bus mic/line mixer with premium IMP mic preamplifiers.

This is a mixer whose small size belies its incredible versatility and audio performance. You get 8 balanced high-headroom line inputs, 4 Invisible Mic Preamps (IMPs), 2 aux sends per channel (1 pre fader for monitoring applications and 1 post fader for external FX devices). There are 2 subgroups with separate outputs for added routing flexibility and 2 multi-functional stereo aux returns with flexible routing round off the list of high-quality features.

Every crucial development stage of the new UB Series has Uli Behringer's name on itÖliterally: from the design study to the circuitry layout to the mechanical makeup of the consoles. He has personally selected each and every individual component, all with the goal of squeezing the very most out of every single one of them. These consoles have been pushed as far as the technology permits to-date.


Ultra low-noise ULN design, highest possible headroom, ultra-transparent audio

4 new state-of-the-art, studio-grade IMP 'Invisible' Mic Preamps with:
- 130 dB dynamic range for 24-bit, 192 kHz sampling rate inputs
- Ultra-wide 60 dB gain range
- Lowest possible distortion 0.0007% (20 Hz - 20 kHz)

Effective, extremely musical 3-band EQ plus switchable low-cut filter on all mono channels

8 balanced high-headroom line inputs with +4/-10 level selection on stereo channels

State-of-the-art 4580 operational amplifiers provide lowest noise and distortionÖbetter than 4560 op amps

2 aux sends per channel: 1 pre fader read more for monitoring applications, 1 post fader for external FX devices

Peak LEDs and mute/alt 3-4 function on all channels

2 subgroups with separate outputs for added routing flexibility

2 multi-functional stereo aux returns with flexible routing

Balanced main mix outputs with gold-plated XLR connectors plus separate control room, headphones and stereo tape outputs

Control room/phones outputs with multi-input source matrix

Tape inputs assignable to main mix or control room/phones outputs

Switchable +48 V phantom power for condenser microphones

Long-wearing 60 mm logarithmic-taper ALPS¬ faders and sealed rotary controls

Internal switch-mode power supply for maximum flexibility (100 - 240 V~), noise-free audio, superior transient response plus lowest possible power consumption for energy saving

Extremely rugged steel construction ensures long life even under the most demanding conditions

Rack mount brackets included

Manufactured under ISO9000 certified management system

Invisible Mic Preamp (IMP)
Five years in the making, the Invisible Mic Preamp (IMP) is a superior mic preamp that delivers crystal-clear audio with incredible reproduction of the slightest nuances. It matches or exceeds the performance of outboard mic preamps. You get extreme bandwidth of 5 Hz to 100 kHz coupled to unusually neutral, noise- and distortion-free circuitry. The Behringer IMP provides ultra-linear frequency response up to 100 kHz. The result of perfect design. Almost unmeasurable distortion for your signal integrity.

Ultra Low-Noise (ULN)
ULN stands for the Ultra low-noise design of our circuitry. It is based on extremely low-impedance components that keep thermal inherent noise and crosstalk at an absolute minimum. The result: your console is considerably less noisy and crosstalk between neighboring channels is virtually non-existent. The result of perfect design. Almost unmeasurable distortion for your signal integrity.

Switch-Mode Power Supply (SMPS)
Every console in the PRO series uses a state-of-the-art, over-sized, switch-mode power supply with lots of headroom. One of the great advantages is that (compared to conventional circuits) a switch-mode power supply adapts to mains voltages between 100 and 240 volts automatically. Furthermore, due to its much greater efficiency, it consumes much less energy than a conventional supply unit. Even more important is the fact that conventional transformers always induce 50 Hz hum (check it out on other mixers when you turn up all volume controls). Their switch-mode supply operates at very high frequency and therefore keeps the mixer "dead" quiet.
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Reviewers gave this product an overall rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. (56 ratings)
Submitted May 28, 2003 by a customer from
"Best bang for the budget-minded buck"
Overall: 4.5 out of 5 stars
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As a budget-minded amatuer musician, I always tend to go with gear at the low end of pro gear. This mixer fits the bill perfectly. The extra sub-out is essential for the home recording studio and combined with the M-Audio Audiophile 24/96 this gives me the best, clearest, quality sound for the cheapest price. I priced every combination I could find for mixers and audio cards, or just multi-cards, but nothing compares to the setup I have (again, for the $$ I paid). The only thing I would wish is a separate control for the headphone level, but other than that, this mixer provides everything I need with a little room for future expansion, and it's pretty compact, too. Excellent product!
Musical Style:
Everything and Anything
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