Universal Audio Volt 176 Portable 1x2 USB Type-C Audio/MIDI Interface

$363.29 $319.00

$319.00 (excl. GST) $347.71 (incl. GST)

Introducing the Universal Audio Volt 176, a portable 1x2 audio interface designed for quality-conscious vocalists, musicians, and content creators. Packed with vibe-rich tube-emulation circuitry and a built-in analog 1176-style compressor, this top-notch yet affordable device ensures a premium audio experience.


Key Features:

  • Vintage-Tone Mic / Line / Hi-Z Preamp for musicians, singers, and content creators
  • USB Type-C connectivity for seamless use with computers, iPad, and iPhone
  • 1 Headphone Out and 2 Monitor Outs for versatile monitoring options
  • 24-Bit / 192 kHz AD/DA Conversion for pristine audio quality
  • Bus Powered, compatible with Mac, Windows, and iOS devices
  • Tube Emulation and Classic Compressor for authentic, rich sound
  • 48V and Zero-Latency Direct Monitoring for professional recording
  • MIDI 5-Pin Input and Output for expanded connectivity
  • Includes a bundle of music production software for DAW, VIs, Amp Sims, FX, and Vocal Tuner applications.
  • 1 year warranty

Experience the perfect blend of advanced features and affordability with the Universal Audio Volt 176, catering to the needs of musicians, singers, and content creators alike.

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Unleash Studio-Quality Sound with Universal Audio Volt 176

Vintage Tone and Precision Control

Plug in your mic, guitar, or synth and activate the Vintage switch on the Volt 176's mic preamp to infuse your voice or instrument with the captivating character of a UA vintage 610 tube preamp emulation. Tame peaks and add punch with three selectable presets of 1176-like analog compression, offering precise control over your sound.

Seamless Integration and Creative Connectivity

Connect your beat machine or keyboard controller to the MIDI 5-pin ports on the rear panel, effortlessly integrating them into your setup. Direct monitoring ensures a latency-free experience, and separate volume controls for speaker and headphone outputs allow personalized monitoring.

Bundle of Creativity with UA Software

Universal Audio doesn't just provide an audio interface; they offer a comprehensive bundle of creativity-inspiring software. From Ableton Live Lite DAW to UJAM virtual instruments, guitar/bass amp simulations, Melodyne pitch correction, and high-end processors for mixing and mastering—transform your ideas into polished productions.

Superior Sound Quality Beyond Its Class

Classic Vocal Tone with Tube Emulation

Experience the rich, full sound of the vintage Universal Audio 610 tube preamp with Volt 176's built-in tube emulation circuitry, a UA exclusive that captures the essence of classic mic/line/instrument preamps.

UA Compression for Album-Ready Presence

Achieve album-ready punch and presence with Volt 176's 76 Compressor, an innovative analog circuit inspired by UA's classic 1176 Limiting Amplifier. Three presets tailored for voice, guitars, synths, and drum machines make it easy to enhance your sound.

Inspiring Software Collection

The bundled software includes a curated selection of serious music production tools and virtual instruments, such as Ableton Live Lite, Softube Marshall Plexi Classic Amp, Celemony Melodyne Essential, and more.

Access to UAD Spark Plug-Ins on Mac

Enjoy a 30-day trial of UAD Spark, a subscription-based collection of plug-ins and virtual instruments running natively on your Mac's CPU. Elevate your recordings with exclusive instruments and analog tones heard on hit albums.

Effortless Operation and Mobile Creativity

Simple Connections for Pro Results

With Volt 176's simple 1-in / 2-out audio connections, you can plug in your mic or instrument and monitor your audio with no latency through speakers or headphones. It's the pro way to create, without unnecessary complications.

iPad and iPhone Compatibility

Traveling light? Volt 176 is compatible with iPad and iPhone, allowing you to create beats, record rehearsals, and edit songs on the go. An external Volt power supply and an Apple Lightning to USB Camera Adapter (available separately) are required for iOS mobile devices.

Built to Last with Style

Rugged Construction and Timeless Design

Volt 176 features rugged all-metal construction, retro wood sides, and a sleek industrial design, ensuring durability that lasts for decades. Elevate your production space with impeccable style and unmatched quality.

Additional Features

  • Class-leading 24-bit / 192 kHz audio conversion
  • Studio-quality headphone amplifier for loud, clear monitoring
  • USB bus powered to reduce cable clutter
  • 48V phantom power for condenser microphones
  • Direct Monitoring for latency-free recording