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Tascam MiNiSTUDIO Creator US-42
USB 2.0 Internet Broadcast/Audio Production Interface

OUR PART #  US-42

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The TASCAM MiNiSTUDIO is your personal production and online broadcast studio. The MiNiSTUDIO CREATOR version is an advanced model in the series, supporting both live broadcasting and audio production use, along with 2 microphone and/or microphone/instrument use. A professional quality audio interface with a number of unique real-time effects, the MiNiSTUDIO Creator delivers everything you need to become the next internet sensation, and/or start your project/home studio.

Tascam MiNiSTUDIO Creator US-42 Includes:

  • US-42 MiNiSTUDIO Creator unit
  • USB cable
  • Users manual
  • Warranty card

Tascam MiNiSTUDIO Creator US-42 Features:

  • 2 HDDA (High Definition Discrete Architecture) mic preamps
  • XLR/TRS input jacks support balanced input and can provide +48V phantom power
  • Mini jack mic input
  • Supports connection of 4-pole earphone with mic
  • Stereo mini jack AUX input that can be used to connect portable audio players and game devices
  • Support for direct guitar input
  • Support for low-level dynamic mic input signals
  • DSP effects (equalizer, compressor and reverb)
  • Input monitoring function allows input sounds to always be heard before they are transmitted
  • Stereo analog RCA output jacks suitable for connection to powered monitors
  • 3 PON sound effects trigger pads that are self-lighting and velocity-sensitive
  • REVERB knob that can be used to adjust the amount of reverb
  • Voice Effect on/off button
  • ON AIR button that starts transmission to the computer
  • Stereo mini jack headphone output
  • 1/4" headphone output
  • Separate controls for line and headphone output volumes
  • BROADCAST/CREATOR mode switch to switch between Internet Broadcast or Production Audio interface modes

Tascam MiNiSTUDIO Creator US-42 Specifications:

  • Sampling frequency: 44.1k/48k/88.2k/96kHz
  • Quantization bit rate: 16-/24-bit
  • Analog Audio Inputs:
    • MIC IN: IN 1-2
      • Connector: XLR-3-31(1:GND, 2:HOT, 3:COLD), BALANCED
      • Input impedance: 2.4k Ohms
      • Maximum input level: +7.7dBV (2.427Vrms)
      • Gain: 45dB
    • MIC IN (Plug-in Power):
      • Connector: 3.5mm (1/8”) 4-pole mini jack/3.5mm (1/8”) mini jack
      • Input Impedance: 5k Ohms or more
      • Gain: 45dB
    • INST IN (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
    • LINE IN:
      • Connector: 3.5mm (1/8”) stereo mini jack
      • Input Impedance: 5k ohms or more
      • Maximum Input Level: +7.7dBV (2.427Vrms)
    • LINE OUT:
      • Connectors: Stereo RCA Jacks
      • Output impedance: 200k ohms or more
      • Nominal output level: -10dBV (0.316Vrms)
      • Maximum output level: +6dBV (1.995Vrms)
  • Phones:
    • 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%, 32 Ohms, 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/-1dB (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 (computers sold separately):
    • Windows-Compatible computers:
      • Windows-compatible computer with a USB 2.0 port
        *Note: For information of the latest OS version, please contact your Sales Professional.
      • CPU type/speed: Dual core/2 GHz or faster (x86)
      • Memory: 2GB or more
      • DRIVER: ASIO2.0, WDM
    • Macintosh:
      • OS:
        *Note: For information on the latest OS version, please contact your Sales Professional.
      • 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
    • iOS:
      • OS: iOS 7 or later
        *Note: For more information on the OS compatibility on each model, please contact your Sales Professional.
  • General:
    • Power (when connected to PC): USB bus-power
    • Power (when connected to an iOS device): USB power adapter, External battery pack (sold separately), TASCAM BP-6AA (sold separately)
    • Power consumption: 1.5W
    • Physical:
      • Dimensions (W x H x D): 7.87" × 1.57" × 5.11" (200 × 40 × 130mm)
      • Weight: 1.10 lb (500g)
      • Operating temperature: 41 to 95° F (5 to 35° C)

Note: All information and specifications subject to change without notice.

Tascam MiNiSTUDIO Creator US-42
USB 2.0 Internet Broadcast/Audio Production Interface

OUR PART #  US-42

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The TASCAM MiNiSTUDIO is your personal production and online broadcast studio. The MiNiSTUDIO CREATOR version is an advanced model in the series, supporting both live broadcasting and audio production use, along with 2 microphone and/or microphone/instrument use. A professional quality audio interface with a number of unique real-time effects, the MiNiSTUDIO Creator delivers everything you need to become the next internet sensation, and/or start your project/home studio.

Tascam MiNiSTUDIO Creator US-42 Includes:

  • US-42 MiNiSTUDIO Creator unit
  • USB cable
  • Users manual
  • Warranty card

Tascam MiNiSTUDIO Creator US-42 Features:

  • 2 HDDA (High Definition Discrete Architecture) mic preamps
  • XLR/TRS input jacks support balanced input and can provide +48V phantom power
  • Mini jack mic input
  • Supports connection of 4-pole earphone with mic
  • Stereo mini jack AUX input that can be used to connect portable audio players and game devices
  • Support for direct guitar input
  • Support for low-level dynamic mic input signals
  • DSP effects (equalizer, compressor and reverb)
  • Input monitoring function allows input sounds to always be heard before they are transmitted
  • Stereo analog RCA output jacks suitable for connection to powered monitors
  • 3 PON sound effects trigger pads that are self-lighting and velocity-sensitive
  • REVERB knob that can be used to adjust the amount of reverb
  • Voice Effect on/off button
  • ON AIR button that starts transmission to the computer
  • Stereo mini jack headphone output
  • 1/4" headphone output
  • Separate controls for line and headphone output volumes
  • BROADCAST/CREATOR mode switch to switch between Internet Broadcast or Production Audio interface modes

Tascam MiNiSTUDIO Creator US-42 Specifications:

  • Sampling frequency: 44.1k/48k/88.2k/96kHz
  • Quantization bit rate: 16-/24-bit
  • Analog Audio Inputs:
    • MIC IN: IN 1-2
      • Connector: XLR-3-31(1:GND, 2:HOT, 3:COLD), BALANCED
      • Input impedance: 2.4k Ohms
      • Maximum input level: +7.7dBV (2.427Vrms)
      • Gain: 45dB
    • MIC IN (Plug-in Power):
      • Connector: 3.5mm (1/8”) 4-pole mini jack/3.5mm (1/8”) mini jack
      • Input Impedance: 5k Ohms or more
      • Gain: 45dB
    • INST IN (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
    • LINE IN:
      • Connector: 3.5mm (1/8”) stereo mini jack
      • Input Impedance: 5k ohms or more
      • Maximum Input Level: +7.7dBV (2.427Vrms)
    • LINE OUT:
      • Connectors: Stereo RCA Jacks
      • Output impedance: 200k ohms or more
      • Nominal output level: -10dBV (0.316Vrms)
      • Maximum output level: +6dBV (1.995Vrms)
  • Phones:
    • 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%, 32 Ohms, 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/-1dB (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 (computers sold separately):
    • Windows-Compatible computers:
      • Windows-compatible computer with a USB 2.0 port
        *Note: For information of the latest OS version, please contact your Sales Professional.
      • CPU type/speed: Dual core/2 GHz or faster (x86)
      • Memory: 2GB or more
      • DRIVER: ASIO2.0, WDM
    • Macintosh:
      • OS:
        *Note: For information on the latest OS version, please contact your Sales Professional.
      • 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
    • iOS:
      • OS: iOS 7 or later
        *Note: For more information on the OS compatibility on each model, please contact your Sales Professional.
  • General:
    • Power (when connected to PC): USB bus-power
    • Power (when connected to an iOS device): USB power adapter, External battery pack (sold separately), TASCAM BP-6AA (sold separately)
    • Power consumption: 1.5W
    • Physical:
      • Dimensions (W x H x D): 7.87" × 1.57" × 5.11" (200 × 40 × 130mm)
      • Weight: 1.10 lb (500g)
      • Operating temperature: 41 to 95° F (5 to 35° C)

Note: All information and specifications subject to change without notice.

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