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Shure X2u XLR-to-USB Microphone Adapter


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MSRP: Old Price $161.00 Discounted Price $99.00 Save : $62.00 (39%)
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MSRP: Old Price $161.00 Discounted Price $99.00 Save : $62.00 (39%)
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Use your favorite microphones to digitally record wherever and whenever your computer takes you with the new X2u XLR-to-USB Signal Adapter. Perfect for multi-track recording, the X2u features built-in headphone monitoring with zero latency, and easy controls to balance microphone and playback audio -just plug and play for better-than-CD quality sound.



•  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
•  Includes Padded, zippered pouch and USB cable (3m / 9.8ft)


•  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


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 1.1 or 2.0, powered


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)

Things You Will Get:

  • Microphone
  • zippered pouch
  • USB cable


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Model X2U
Warranty Info:

X2u XLR-to-USB Microphone Adapter

Monitor mixers, personal monitors, phonograph, wireless: One year parts and labor Wired microphones: Two years parts and labor