An ultra-low latency 2 in/2 out USB audio interface with digital output that you can carry in your pocket. The Behringer UCA222 to be precise. The UCA222 benefits from two analogue mono inputs for connecting any line device like a mixer or tape decks alongside two analogue mono inputs to be used with active speakers. It also features a USB connection and a S/PDIF optical output for direct analogue to digital conversion. With a headphone output on the side with an independent volume control makes this unit extremely versatile. Able to connect to PC or Mac makes this bit of kit truly flexible in today’s world. Being powered from a computers USB socket means that no additional power supply is needed for the UCA222 and cuts down on messy cabling. A massive bonus of the UCA222 is that no drivers are needed for it to work meaning an incredibly quick set-up time is manageable and you can get recording with minutes. This interface is great for recording old analogue tracks from records onto a computer and converting them into MP3 format enabling you to listen to them on any MP3 device or have them copied to a CD in your car. Take full advantage of the UCA222’s podcasting and recording potential with the included Audacity, Podifier, Juice, Podnova and Golden Ear as a free software download. Also available are more than 100 virtual instruments and over 50 effects plug-ins, turning a computer into a complete home-based or mobile recording studio from input to output.