Yamaha Steinberg UR12 USB Audio Interface Review (July 2024)


Last updated on July 20, 2024 2:59 pm Details


In this review post we’re going to be discussing the Yamaha Steinberg UR12 USB Audio Interface, including an overview of its unique features.

Product Description

  • 24-bit/192 kHz USB 2.0 audio interface
  • 1 Class-A D-PRE mic preamp supporting Plus-48V phantom power
  • 1 Mic input(XLR) and 1 Hi-Z instrument input (TS), 2 line outputs(RCA)
  • Cross-platform compatibility with Windows, OS X and iPad (with Apple iPad Camera Connection Kit/Lightening to USB Camera Adapter)
  • USB-powered for mobile recordings with Mac and, additional USB mini socket for power source connection when used with the iPad

Product Features

Pros & Cons


  • High quality build
  • Priced affordably
  • Very reliable
  • Positive customer review ratings
  • Value for money
  • Excellent sound quality
  • Ideal for recording and live performances


  • Not very portable
  • Rather pricey
  • pricey
  • Customer reviews show mixed opinions

Yamaha Steinberg UR12 USB Audio Interface Demo

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Our Verdict

Where to Buy

The best place to buy this product has to be Amazon, due to their competitive pricing and fantastic customer service.

Pricing History

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Additional information

Item Weight

2.87 pounds

Product Dimensions

9.21 x 8.07 x 4.13 inches

Item model number



1 Lithium Ion batteries required.

Is Discontinued By Manufacturer


Date First Available

December 13, 2014

Color Name


Hardware Interface




Operating System

Mac os x


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