There are five interfaces in the Universal Audio Volt series; the Volt 1 ($139), Volt 2 ($189), Volt 176 ($249), Volt 276 ($299) and Volt 476 ($369). Before we break down each release, watch our new video featuring an overview of the line and a walkthrough of a song completely tracked with a UA Volt interface and its companion software.
With a retro-inspired industrial design, the Volt Series continues Universal Audio's tradition of sleek, high-quality interfaces with five desktop models and two convenient Studio Packs. Each Volt interface features the brand's industry-leading preamps, which feature a Vintage Mic Preamp mode derived from the renowned Universal Audio 610 tube preamp. Capture the rich, full sound of this classic mic pre using UA's exclusive switchable tube-emulation circuitry.
Universal Audio Volt interfaces also come bundled with a suite of music production tools, virtual instruments and plug-ins, including Ableton, Melodyne, UJAM's Virtual Drummer, plus software from Marshall, Ampeg and more. Each UA Volt interface also includes dedicated MIDI input and output so you can sync up your favorite synth or MIDI controller to take full advantage of the included software.
UA Volt interfaces make it easy to create professional-quality productions on almost any platform with a versatile USB connection and compatibility with Mac, PC, iPad and iPhone. And with industry-leading 24-bit/192kHz converters, you can capture studio-quality sound anywhere you go. Ready to take a closer look?
Universal Audio Volt 1 Audio Interface
Universal Audio Volt 2 Audio Interface
Universal Audio Volt 176 Audio Interface
In addition to the built-in analog compressor, the UA Volt 176 features a larger chassis with built-in input and output metering. Large knobs for preamp levels and audio output make it easy to dial in the right settings. Plus, the sleek industrial design with retro wooden side panels makes the Volt 176 the perfect desktop companion.
Universal Audio Volt 276 Audio Interface
Universal Audio Volt 476 Audio Interface
Each preamp has its own 76 Compressor, allowing you to mutli-track with analog compression or even apply stereo bus compression to your mix. Four Monitor Source options allow you to quickly and easily build a custom monitor mix, while four input meters and four output meters make it easy to keep an eye on your levels.
As previously mentioned, Universal Audio has created two Studio Packs including UA Volt interfaces that give you everything needed to start recording. The Volt 2 Studio Pack and Volt 276 Studio Pack include each respective interface, in addition to a condenser microphone, closed-back headphones, XLR cables and software bundle.