Universal Audio Volt 176 USB-C Audio Interface
Available on backorder
Desktop 1-in/2-out USB 2.0 audio interface with professional audio conversion, built-inVintage Mic Preamp, 76 Compressor, and bus power for Mac, PC, iPad,and iPhone.
Universal Audio created Volt 176 for singers, songwriters, musicians, live streamers, and podcasters who want to easily record audio with big studio sound. This portable 1-in/2-out USB recording interface for Mac, PC, iPad, and iPhone features a built-in VintageMic Preamp mode, plus a classic analog compressor — ready to capture your inspiration with professional studio results.
Now you can:
Create classic-sounding music productions, live streams, and podcasts on Mac, PC, iPad, and iPhone
Record your voice or guitar with rich, full sound using Vintage Mic Preamp mode
Add clarity and punch to voice, instruments, and other sources with an analog compressor based on UA’s iconic 1176
Produce with an essential suite of audio and music software including Ableton, Melodyne, UJAM’s Virtual Drummer, Marshall, Ampeg, and more.
Record Yourself with Best-in-Class Audio Quality
From the team that brought you the game-changing Apollo interface, Volt 176 delivers superior studio sound quality, with more character and tone than any USB interface inits class.
Capture a Classic Vocal with Vintage Mic Preamp Mode
Few sounds can compare to a vintage Universal Audio 610 tube preamp, as used to record everyone from Ray Charles to Van Halen. Volt 176 gives you the rich, full sound of this classic UA mic/line/instrument preamp, thanks to its built-in tube emulation circuitry, a UA exclusive.
Control Volume Peaks with UA Compression
Get album-ready punch and presence with Volt 176’s onboard 76 Compressor — an innovative analog circuit inspired by UA’s classic 1176 Limiting Amplifier. The 76Compressor features three perfectly tailored presets to tame voice, guitars, synths, and drum machines. Just plug in, pick a setting, and play.
Stay Inspired with a Curated Suite of Audio Software
Some audio interfaces give you a smattering of random audio apps. Not Volt. Instead,UA put together a bundle of serious music production tools, virtual instruments, and plug-ins including Ableton, Melodyne, UJAM’s Virtual Drummer, Marshall, Ampeg, and more.
Easy In, Easy Out
Volt 176 gives you simple 1-in/2-out audio connections.Just plug a mic or instrument into the front panel. Then connect your speakers or headphones to monitor your audio with no latency. With Volt, you’ll be creating like a pro, fast.
iPad & iPhone Ready
Traveling light? Plug Volt 176 into your iPad or iPhone, and you can easily create beats and samples, record your band’s rehearsals, and edit songs anywhere. Requires external Volt power supply and an Apple Lightning to USB Camera Adapter(except iPad Pro with USB-C).
Desktop 1-in/2-out USB audio interface with class-leading 24-bit/192 kHz audio conversion for Mac, PC, iPad, and iPhone
Vintage Mic Preamp mode lets you record voice or guitar with the rich, full sound of a classic UA tube preamp
Built-in 76 Compressor adds instant clarity and punch to voice, instruments, and other sources with all-new analog circuit based on UA’s iconic 1176
Essential suite of audio and music software including Ableton, Melodyne, UJAM’sVirtual Drummer, Marshall, Ampeg, and more
Studio-quality headphone amplifier for loud, clear monitoring
USB bus powered for less cable clutter
48V phantom power for condenser microphones
Direct Monitoring for latency-free recording
Stylish, rugged construction built to withstand years of use
1-in/1-out MIDI connections
USB-C to USB-A cable included
*Please note that pre-orders are non-cancelable, so make sure the item you are ordering is correct.
Meet With A Passionate Product Specialist
Our sales staff are on hand to answer all of your questions. Whether you’re picking up your next microphone, an audio interface or planning a new studio from the ground up, we can help. Contact us or visit our showroom