Zoom UAC-2 manual

Select a language NL 100%

View a manual of the Zoom UAC-2 below. All manuals on ManualsCat.com can be viewed completely free of charge. By using the 'Select a language' button, you can choose the language of the manual you want to view.

  • Brand: Zoom
  • Product: Audio / video converter
  • Model/name: UAC-2
  • Filetype: PDF
  • Available languages:

Table of Contents

Page: 0
© 2015 ZOOM CORPORATION
Copying or reprinting this manual in part or in whole without permission is prohibited.
Operation Manual
Page: 1
2
Introduction
Introduction ……………………………… 2
Usage and Safety Precautions ……… 3
Part Names ……………………………… 4
Connecting with a Computer ………… 6
iPad connection
(class compliant mode)………………… 8
Recording ……………………………… 10
Playback ……………………………… 13
Connecting MIDI Devices …………… 15
Restoring Factory Default Settings 16
Troubleshooting ……………………… 17
Specifications ………………………… 18
Contents
Introduction
2-in/2-out USB3.0 Audio Converter
The is an audio converter with a SuperSpeed USB3.0 interface.
In addition to supporting Windows and Mac, using class compliant mode it can also be connected to
an iPad. Since it also supports recording and playback at up to 24-bit/192kHz, it can also be used for the
playback of high-resolution sound sources delivered with superior audio quality over the Internet.
Attention to audio performance
The entire system reproduces the original audio faithfully. An asynchronous transfer system
that is not impacted by computer jitter is used along with the latest AD/DA converter, which
supports 192kHz.
Built-in high-performance mic preamps
The high-performance mic preamps are based on those developed for our H Series. Each
input also supports Hi-Z connections. The gain can be raised by up to 60 dB, and +48V
phantom power can be supplied.
dedicated mixer application
Use this application to make internal mixer and monitoring effect settings. For details about
, see the ZOOM website (http://www.zoom.co.jp/downloads/).
Page: 2
3
Usage
and
Safety
Precautions
Usage and Safety Precautions
SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
In this operation manual, symbols are used to highlight warnings
and cautions that you must read to pre vent accidents. The
meanings of these symbols are as follows.
Warning
Something that could cause serious injury or death
Caution
Something that could cause injury or damage to the
equipment
Other symbols used
An action that is mandatory
An action that is prohibited
Warnings
Alterations
Do not open the case or modify the product.
Operation using an AC adapter
Never use any AC adapter other than a ZOOM AD-14.
Always hold the AC adapter itself when disconnecting it from an outlet.
Do not do anything that could exceed the ratings of outlets and other
electrical wiring equipment or supply power other than AC100V.
Before using the equipment in a foreign country or other region where
the electrical voltage differs from AC100V, always consult with a shop
that carries ZOOM products and use the appropriate AC adapter.
Precautions
Product handling
Do not drop, bump or apply excessive force to the unit.
Be careful not to allow foreign objects or liquids enter the unit.
Operating environment
Do not use in extremely high or low temperatures.
Do not use near heaters, stoves and other heat sources.
Do not use in very high humidity or where it could be splashed by water.
Do not use in places with frequent vibrations.
Do not use in places with much dust or sand.
Connection cables and input/output jacks
Always turn the power OFF for all equipment before connecting any
cables.
Always disconnect all connection cables and the AC adapter before
moving the unit.
Volume
Do not use at a loud volume for a long time.
Usage Precautions
Interference with other electrical equipment
In consideration of safety, the has been designed to minimize its
emission of electromagnetic waves and to suppress interference from external
electromagnetic waves. However, equipment that is very susceptible to interference
or that emits powerful electromagnetic waves could result in interference if placed
nearby. If this occurs, place the and the other device farther apart. With
any type of electronic device that uses digital control, including the ,
electromagnetic interference could cause malfunction, corrupt or destroy data and
result in other unexpected trouble. Always use caution.
Cleaning
Use a soft cloth to clean the exterior of the unit if it becomes dirty. If necessary, use
a damp cloth that has been wrung out well. Never use abrasive cleansers, wax or
solvents such as alcohol, benzene or paint thinner.
Temperature considerations
Continuous use of this interface for long periods of time, for example, might cause it
to become warm.This is normal as long as it does not become too hot to touch.
Breakdown and malfunction
If the should malfunction or operate abnormally, disconnect it immediately.
Then, contact the retailer where you purchased it or Zoom support and provide the
following information: product model, serial number and details of the symptoms
of malfunction or abnormal operation, as well as your name, address and telephone
number.
Copyrights
t8JOEPXT®
is a registered trademark of Microsoft®
Corporation.
t.BD®
, iPad®
and Lightning™ are trademarks or registered trademarks of Apple Inc.
tMIDI is a registered trademark of Association of Musical Electronics Industry (AMEI).
t"MMPUIFSQSPEVDUOBNFT
USBEFNBSLTBOEDPNQBOZOBNFTJOUIJTEPDVNFOUBSF
the property of their respective owners.
Note: All trademarks and registered trademarks in this document are for
identification purposes only and are not intended to infringe on the copyrights of
their respective owners.
Recording for any purpose other than personal use from copyrighted sources,
including CDs, records, tapes, live performances, video works and broadcasts,
without permission of the copyright holder is prohibited by law.
Zoom Corporation will not assume any responsibility related to infringements of
copyrights.
Page: 3
4
Part
Names
Part Names
INPUT 1 jack
INPUT 2 jack
Level indicators GAIN knobs PHONES knob
Power indicator
PHONES jack
PHANTOM switch
OUTPUT knob
Hi-Z switches
Top Panel
XLR TRS
1 : GND
2 : HOT
3 : COLD
TIP : HOT
RING : COLD
SLEEVE : GND
1
2
3
Page: 4
5
Part
Names
DIRECT MONITOR switch
MIDI OUT jack
MIDI IN jack
OUTPUT jacks
Rear Panel
POWER switch
USB 3.0 port
AC ADAPTER connector
CLASS COMPLIANT
MODE switch
Page: 5
6
Connecting
with
a
Computer
Connecting with a Computer
Do not connect the until installation completes.
1. Download the ZOOM UAC-2 Driver from http://www.zoom.
co.jp/downloads/ to your computer.
NOTE
t :PVDBOEPXOMPBEUIFMBUFTU;00.6"$%SJWFSGSPNUIFBCPWFXFCTJUF
t %PXOMPBEUIFESJWFSGPSUIFPQFSBUJOHTZTUFNUIBUZPVBSFVTJOH
2. Launch the installer and install the driver.
'PMMPXUIFJOTUSVDUJPOTUIBUBQQFBSPOTDSFFOUPJOTUBMMUIF;00.6"$%SJWFS
NOTE
t 4FFUIF*OTUBMMBUJPO(VJEFJODMVEFEJOUIFESJWFSQBDLBHFGPSEFUBJMFEJOTUBMMBUJPOQSPDFEVSFT
Installing the Driver
Page: 6
7
Connecting
with
a
Computer
Turning the Power ON
Before turning the power on, minimize the volumes of the and
connected devices.
1. Use a USB cable to connect the and the computer.
2. Set to ON.
NOTE
t 5IF cannot be used if it is not connected to a computer.
t *GUIFQPXFSTVQQMJFECZUIF64#CVTJTMPX
PSZPVXBOUUPPQFSBUFUIFVOJUXJUIBOBEBQUFS

use the optional AD-14 adapter that was designed for use with this unit.
3. Set the as the computer sound device.
NOTE
t 4FFUIF*OTUBMMBUJPO(VJEFJODMVEFEJOUIFESJWFSQBDLBHFGPSQSPDFEVSFTUPTFUUIFTPVOE
device in different operating systems.
<Rear> NOTE
t Although also compatible with
64#
64#DPOOFDUJPO
enables operation with even
higher performance.
Page: 7
8
By using the optional power adapter for this unit (AD-14), you can connect
it to an iPad.
1. Set to ON.
NOTE
t 5VSOUIFQPXFS0''CFGPSFDIBOHJOHUIF$-"44$0.1-*"/5.0%&TXJUDITFUUJOH
If the power is already ON, changing the CLASS COMPLIANT MODE switch will have no
effect.
2. Plug the AD-14 adapter
designed for this unit
into an outlet.
iPad
connection
iPad connection (class compliant mode)
<Rear>
<Rear>
Page: 8
9
3. Connect the and the iPad using an Apple iPad Camera
Connection Kit or Lightning to USB Camera Adapter.
4. Set to ON.
After the turns on, it will connect to the iPad.
iPad
connection
<Rear>
<Rear>
Page: 9
10
Recording
Connecting
Instruments
Connecting Instruments
Bass guitar
(TRS cables)
(mono phone cable)
Keyboard
Guitar
Connect instruments to INPUTS 1/2 usingTRS/mono phone cables.
<Front>
Using the Hi-Z Function
t 8IFODPOOFDUJOHBQBTTJWFHVJUBSPSCBTTHVJUBSUP
an INPUT, press its so that it lights.
t 8IFODPOOFDUJOHBLFZCPBSEPSPUIFSJOTUSVNFOUUP
an INPUT, press its so that it becomes unlit.
Page: 10
11
Recording
Connecting Mics
Connecting
Mics
Dynamic mic
Condenser mic (XLR cable)
(XLR cable)
Using XLR cables, connect mics to INPUTS 1/2.
<Front>
Using Phantom Power
t 8IFODPOOFDUJOHBDPOEFOTFSNJD
QSFTT so that
it lights. Phantom power is supplied when this switch
is lit.
t 8IFO PO
 QIBOUPN QPXFS JT TVQQMJFE UP CPUI
*/1654
Page: 11
12
1. Check the status of the input
signal.
Lit green: Input signal present.
Lit red: Input signal is clipping.
2. Adjust the input gain.
Turn the .
HINT
t 4FUJUTPUIBUUIFMFWFMJOEJDBUPSEPFTOPUMJHIUSFE
Recording
"EKVTUJOH*OQVU(BJO
You can adjust the gain of each INPUT.
"EKVTUJOH*OQVU(BJO
Page: 12
13
Playback
Connecting
Headphones
and
Speakers
Connecting Headphones and Speakers
Connect headphones to the PHONES jack and speakers to the OUTPUT
jacks.Then, adjust the volume.
1. Connect headphones or speakers.
2. Adjust the headphones/speakers volume.
Headphones volume: Turn .
Speakers volume: Turn .
Speakers
Headphones
<Front> <Rear>
Page: 13
14
Playback
Using
Direct
Monitoring
Using Direct Monitoring
Sound inputs into the can be directly output without passing
through the computer.This enables monitoring without latency.
1. Set the .
Direct monitoring setting INPUT 1 jack INPUT 2 jack
MONO Output from the PHONES jack and both L/R OUTPUT jacks.
STEREO Output from the PHONES
jack and the L OUTPUT jack.
Output from the PHONES
jack and the R OUTPUT jack.
OFF This disables direct monitoring.
<Rear>
Page: 14
15
Connecting
MIDI
Devices
Connecting MIDI Devices
Sound module
MIDI OUT jack MIDI OUT jack
MIDI IN jack MIDI IN jack
MIDI keyboard,
MIDI controller
Use MIDI cables to connect MIDI devices to the MIDI IN and MIDI OUT jacks.
<Rear>
NOTE
t 8IFOVTJOHB.*%*QPSUXJUIB%"8
GPSFYBNQMF
GPMMPXUIFJOTUSVDUJPOTCFMPXXIFO
making settings.
The or might not function properly otherwise.
Windows
 6TF;00.6"$.*%*%POPUVTF.*%**/065	;00.6"$.*%*

Mac
 6TF;00.6"$.*%**01PSU%POPUVTF;00.6"$3FTFSWFE1PSU
Page: 15
16
Restoring
Factory
Default
Settings
Restoring Factory Default Settings
Follow these instructions to initialize settings, restoring them to their factory defaults.
1. Turn the power ON while pressing . (→P
.7)
2. Initialize the settings.
Execute: Press .
Cancel: Press .
Execute
Cancel
Page: 16
17
Troubleshooting
Troubleshooting
Cannot select or use the device
Confirm that the
t is connected to the
computer correctly.
Quit all the software that is using the
t ,
and disconnect and reconnect the USB cable
connected to the .
Reinstall the driver.
t
Connect the
t directly to a USB port on
the computer. Do not connect it to a USB hub.
Playback sound cannot be heard or is quiet
Check the speaker connections and volume
t
settings on the speakers.
Adjust the OUTPUT and PHONES volume
t
controls.
Confirm that the Sound setting of the computer
t
UIBUZPVBSFVTJOHJTTFUUP;00.6"$
Recorded audio is too loud, too quiet or silent
Adjust the input gain of the
t .
When using a condenser mic, turn phantom
t
power on.
Confirm that the Sound setting of the computer
t
UIBUZPVBSFVTJOHJTTFUUP;00.6"$
The sound of the device connected to the
input jack is distorted
Confirm that the level indicators are not lighting
t
red. If they are lighting, lower the input levels.
Sound skips during playback or recording
If you can adjust the audio buffer size of the
t
software that you are using, increase the buffer
size.
Turn the automatic sleep function and other
t
computer power saving settings OFF.
Connect the
t directly to a USB port on
the computer. Do not connect it to a USB hub.
Cannot play or record
Confirm that the Sound setting of the computer
t
UIBUZPVBSFVTJOHJTTFUUP;00.6"$
Confirm that
t is set for input and output
in the software that you are using.
Confirm that
t is connected to the
computer correctly.
Quit all the software that is using the
t ,
and disconnect and reconnect the USB cable
connected to the .
Cannot use with an iPad
Turn Class Compliant Mode ON. (
t →P
.8)
Confirm that the AD-14 adapter designed for this
t
unit is connected.
Page: 17
18
Specifications
Specifications
Inputs */165 Connector 9-3534DPNCPKBDLT	9-3IPU
5345*1IPU

Input gain 0–60 dB (in 1dB steps)
Input impedance 5 kΩ
1 MΩ (when Hi-Z ON)
Maximum input level 
Page: 18
E#V	BUE#'4

Phantom power +48V
Outputs OUTPUT
L/R
Connector TRS jack (balanced)
Maximum output level +14 dBu (at 0 dBFS)
Output impedance 100 Ω
PHONES Connector Standard stereo phone jack
N8¨	JOUPûMPBE

Maximum output level +8 dBu (at 0 dBFS)
Output impedance û
Frequency characteristics "UL)[ ¦E#)[oL)[
"UL)[ ¦E#)[oL)[
"UL)[ ¦E#)[oL)[
Input conversion noise .FBTVSFE&*/¦E#V	*)'"
	XJUIE#
ûJOQVU

Dynamic range AD: 118 dB typical (IHF-A)
%"E#UZQJDBM	*)'"

Number of audio recording and
playback channels
3FDPSEJOHDIBOOFMT
1MBZCBDL DIBOOFMT
Sampling frequencies L)[
L)[
L)[
L)[
L)[
L)[
Bit depth CJU
Interface 64#
MIDI IN/OUT 5 pin DIN jack
Power Source USB bus power / AD-14 AC adapter (DC 5V/1A) (sold
separately)
Power consumption 5 W maximum
Dimensions NN	%
¨NN	8
¨NN	)

Weight (main unit only) H
tE#V7SNT
Page: 20
Z2I-2314-0
ZOOM CORPORATION
,BOEB4VSVHBEBJ
$IJZPEBLV
5PLZP+BQBO
http://www.zoom.co.jp
t3FPSJFOUPSSFMPDBUFUIFSFDFJWJOHBOUFOOB
t*ODSFBTFUIFTFQBSBUJPOCFUXFFOUIFFRVJQNFOUBOESFDFJWFS
tConnect the equipment to an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
t$POTVMUUIFEFBMFSPSBOFYQFSJFODFESBEJP57UFDIOJDJBOGPSIFMQ
FCC regulation warning (for U.S.A.)
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant
to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful
interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency
energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference
to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular
installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be
determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by
one or more of the following measures:
Declaration of Conformity
For EU Countries

Question & answers

There are no questions about the Zoom UAC-2 yet.

Ask a question about the Zoom UAC-2

Have a question about the Zoom UAC-2 but cannot find the answer in the user manual? Perhaps the users of ManualsCat.com can help you answer your question. By filling in the form below, your question will appear below the manual of the Zoom UAC-2. Please make sure that you describe your difficulty with the Zoom UAC-2 as precisely as you can. The more precies your question is, the higher the chances of quickly receiving an answer from another user. You will automatically be sent an e-mail to inform you when someone has reacted to your question.