Edirol UA 4FX USB
portable USB audio/MIDI interface

eur 209


24/96 audio resolution, phantom-powered XLR mic input, and built-in effects including a COSM tube MIC preamp simulator for fattening up your tracks.

* USB audio interface with up to 24-bit/96kHz resolution
* 14 types of powerful, easy-to-use onboard effects, including COSM tube mic-preamp simulator
* XLR input with phantom power, Hi-Z guitar/dynamic mic input
* USB bus powered, no AC adapter required
* MIDI I/O with FPT (Fast Processing Technology) for fast, stable performance
* Supports WDM, ASIO 2.0, and Mac OS X Core Audio
* Cakewalk SONAR LE and Edirol Virtual Sound Canvas plug-in included (PC)
* Dolby Digital or DTS 5.1 surround compatibility via S/PDIF output (Windows XP)
UA-4FX receives its power via USB, which means no AC adapter is required.

Cross-Platform Compatibility
For both Mac and PC users: the UA-4FX is cross-platform compatible.
It supports WDM, ASIO 2.0, and Mac OS X Core Audio formats.
PC users: Edirol ships the UA-4FX with a complimentary copy of Cakewalk’s SONAR LE multi-track recording software as well as Edirol’s Virtual Sound Canvas plug-in.


Number of Audio Record/Playback Channels Record:1 pair of stereo

Playback:1 pair of stereo

Full duplex (Except 96 kHz)

Signal Processing PC Interface24 bits

AD/DA Conversion24 bits (linear)

Internal Processing32 bits (Effect processing)

Sampling Frequency Digital Output44.1/48/96 kHz

Digital Input44.1/48/96 kHz

AD/DA Conversion44.1/48/96 kHz

* ADVANCE SWITCH = OFF: 44.1 kHz only

Frequency Response 96.0 kHz20 Hz to 40 kHz (+1 dB/-2 dB)

48.0 kHz20 Hz to 22 kHz (+1 dB/-1 dB)

44.1 kHz20 Hz to 20 kHz (+1 dB/-1 dB)

Nominal Input Level Line Input Jacks-10 dBu

MIC Input Jack (XLR)-45 to -12 dBu

MIC Input Jack (except XLR)-45 dBu

GUITAR Input Jack-30 dBu

Nominal Output Level Line Output Jacks-10 dBu

Residual Noise Level (input terminated with 1 k ohms, MAIN VOLUME: 0 dB, Monitor: OFF, IHF-A typ.)

-105 dBu or less (SN ratio: 108 dB, typ.)

Interface USB

Digital Input/Output

Optical type

conforms to IEC60958 consumer format: PCM/AC3

Effects 1. Mastering

Noise Suppressor/Enhancer/Multi-band Compressor-Limiter

2. Listening

Center Cancel/High Boost/Low Boost/Reverb

3. Performance

Voice-change/Amp-Simulator and Distortion/Chorus/Delay

4. Tube-amp simulator

Tube-Amp-Simulator/Multi-band Compressor-Limiter

Connectors Line Input Jacks (L, R) (RCA phono type)

MIC Input Jack (XLR type, balanced, phantom power +48 V)

MIC Input Jack (Miniature phone type, plug-in powered)

GUITAR/MIC Input Jack (1/4 inch phone type)

Line Output Jacks (L, R) (RCA phono type)

Headphones Jack (Stereo 1/4 inch phone type)

Digital Input Connector (Optical type)

Digital Output Connector (Optical type)

MIDI Connectors (IN/OUT)

USB Connector (USB Type B)

Power Supply Supplied from the computer

Current Draw 360 mA


Owner's Manual

Advanced Operation Manual

USB cable

Driver CD-ROM


System Requirements:

Windows OS: Microsoft® Windows® XP Home/XP Professional/Me/2000 Professional/98SE

Computer: Windows compatible computer equipped with a USB 1.1 port

CPU/Clock: Pentium®, Celeron® or Pentium compatible processors / 600MHz or higher

Memory: 120MB or more

Hard disk: 120MB or more of free space

Macintosh OS: Mac OS X v10.2.3 or later, Mac OS 9 * Mac OS X Classic Mode is not applicable.

Computer: Apple Macintosh series with on-board USB 1.1 port

CPU/Clock: PowerPC G3/600MHz or higher * PowerPC G4 or higher is recommended.

Memory: (RAM) 256MB or more

Hard disk: 120MB

Software: OMS 2.3.5 or later, FreeMIDI 1.35 or later (Mac OS 9)

Size and Weight

Width 171 mm 6-3/4 inches

Depth 127 mm 5 inches

Height 44 mm 1-3/4 inches

Weight 0.3 kg 0 lbs. 12 oz.

Compatible with USB 2.0 compatible port. Work as a USB 1.1 device without changing the specifications and performance.* Supports 5.1channel surround output through S/P DIF port (Dolby DIGITAL and DTS 5.1 channel) ONLY when using the UA-4FX on Windows XP. Intervideo’s WinDVD Version 5 or later is required (sold separately) for playing 5.1channel surround sound.

Head Office
EDIROL Europe,
Studio 3.4, 114 Power Road,
London W4 5PY
tel: 0870 350 1515 , Fax:0845 117 2002
(Charged at local rate throughout the UK)
tel:+44 20 8747 5949
Fax:+44 20 8747 5948

Viale delle Industrie, 8
20020 Arese (MI)
Tel : 02 93778344 , Fax: 02 93581882

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