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Tascam US-42 MiNiSTUDIO

SKU: 2778
Tascam US-42 MiNiSTUDIO
SKU: 2778

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£140.83 ex VAT


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Product Information

The Tascam US-42 MiNiSTUDIO is a high-speed USB 2.0 audio interface differs from the US-32 by adding a high-level instrument input as well as incorporating internal HDDA preamps. The Tascam US-42 MiNiSTUDIO is ideal for online broadcasts, giving you everything you need to capture and record podcasts, in a versatile yet compact interface. The Tascam US-42 includes on-board DSP effects including compressor, equalizer, reverb and more so you can add effects to your broadcasts in real time. It also features XLR/TRS balanced inputs for connecting external audio devices such as microphones.


  • High-Speed USB 2.0 Interface designed for online broadcasting
  • Built-in DSP effects including: Reverb, Equalizer, Compressor and more
  • High-level instrument input
  • Dual HDDA (High Definition Discrete Architecture) premaps
  • 4 velocity-sensitive trigger pads
  • Simple, intuitive layout
  • Built-in omnidirectional condenser microphone
  • XLR/TRS balanced inputs
  • Complete with dedicated software
  • Large, labelled ‘ON-AIR’ button begins transmission to your computer
  • Dedicated rotary Reverb knob allows you to precisely dial in the wet signal
  • Voice Effect On/Off button
  • 48V Phantom Power support for condenser microphones
  • Built-in 3.5mm and 1/4’’ headphone jack



  • Sampling Frequency: 44.1k/48k/88.2k/96kHz
  • Quantization bit rate: 16/24bit


  • Inputs: 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


  • 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

Mic IN (Plug-In Power)

  • Input Impedance: 5k ohms or more
  • Gain: 45dB


  • Input Impedance: 5k ohms or more
  • Maximum Input Level: +7.7dBV (2.427Vrms)


  • Mic Type: Omnidirectional Condenser Mic


  • Output impedance: Stereo RCA Jacks
  • Nominal output level: -10dBV (0.316Vrms)
  • Maximum output level: +6dBV (1.995Vrms)


  • 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%,32Ωloaded)

Control Input/Output

  • USB: USB B-type 4-pin
  • Format: USB2.0 High Speed (480MHz)
  • DC IN 5V: USB Micro B type

Audio Performance

  • 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 0.008%/
  • 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)


  • Power (when connected to PC): USB bus-power
  • Power (when connected to an iOS device): USB power adapter, External battery pack, TASCAM BP-6AA
  • Power consumption: 1.5W
  • Dimensions: 7.87" W x ×1.57" H ×5.11" D (200mm W ×40mm H × 130mm D)
  • Weight: 1.10lb (500g)
  • Operating temperature: 41 to 95˚F (5 to 35°C)
  • Bundled Accessories: USB cable, Users manual, warranty card

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  • UK, Ireland and Northern Ireland standard delivery is £5 for orders under £50 and free of charge for all orders over £50.
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  • Rest of Europe delivery is flat rate £30.00.


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The product you return must be in new, unused condition with all the original packaging. We do not accept any item with any indication that it was used. In such cases, the item will be returned to the purchaser. If you wish to receive a refund we will re-credit the original purchaser's credit card for the sum paid less any taxes and duties and less the postal costs.

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