Shure X2U
XLR to USB Mic Signal Adapter


Ultra-slim body and designed for on-the-go recording needs.  Perfect for multi-track recording, it features built-in headphone monitoring with zero latency, 20Hz-20kHz frequency response, peak signal LED indicator, and monitor mix control for blending microphone and playback audio - just plug and play for 16-bit (up to 48kHz sample rate) high quality sound. Integrated pre-amp with mic gain control allows control of input signal strength. Compatible with Windows Vista Business, XP Pro/Home SP1 or later, 2000 Pro, and Mac OSX 10.1 or later, requires 64MB RAM or better. It provides +48V phantom power and includes 3m (9.8') USB cable and padded zipper carrying pouch.

Shure X2U Features:

  • Plug and Play USB Connectivity allows the convenience of digital recording anywhere your computer can go (compatible with Windows Vista, XP, 2000, and Mac OS X 10.1 or later)
  • Provides +48V Phantom power for use with condenser microphones
  • Monitor Mix Control for blending microphone and playback audio
  • 1/8" Headphone Jack with volume control for monitoring
  • Integrated pre-amp with Microphone Gain Control allows control of input signal strength
  • Zero Latency Monitoring for real-time playback and multi-tracking without disorientation
  • 16-bit, up to 48 KHz sample rate for better-than-CD audio quality
  • Includes Padded, zippered pouch and USB cable (3m / 9.8ft)

Shure X2U Specifications:

  • Frequency Response: 20 to 20,000 Hz +/- 1 dB
  • Power Requirements:  USB-powered, 500 mA, maximum
  • Digital Noise Floor (20 Hz to 20 kHz,A-weighted):
    • Minimum MIC GAIN setting: -81 dB FS
    • Maximum MIC GAIN setting: -78 dB FS
  • Sampling Rate:  up to 48 kHz
  • Bit Depth:  16 bit
  • Peak Signal Indicator (Tri-color):
    • OFF: -30 dB FS
    • Green: -30 to -12 dB FS
    • Yellow: -12 to 0 dB FS
    • Red: >0 (digital converter clipped)
  • Adjustable Gain Range:  40 dB
  • Headphone Output:  3.5 mm (1/8 inch)
  • System Requirements
    • USB: USB 1.1 or 2.0, powered
    • RAM:  64MB RAM (minimum)
    • Operating System:
      • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Japanese/English Edition
      • Microsoft Windows XP Home/Professional Japanese/English Edition (service pack 1.0 or later, or use the USB audio driver update from Microsoft)
      • Microsoft Windows Vista™ Business Japanese/English Edition
      • Apple Computer Mac OS X 10.0 or later English Edition
      • Apple Computer Mac OS X 10.1 or later Japanese Edition (For Mac OS X 10.0 Japanese Edition, plug and play does not work appropriately)

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