Roland UA-1610 STUDIO-CAPTURE USB 2.0 Audio Interface

Roland UA-1610 STUDIO-CAPTURE USB 2.0 Audio Interface

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Roland UA-1610 Studio-Capture USB 2.0 audio interface handles large-scale recording projects, and sports 16 audio inputs, including 12 XLR microphone preamps for capturing every member of the band, along with 10 audio outputs, dual headphone outputs, and MIDI I/O. Add a second Studio-Capture for double the fun. Aside from its 12 mic pres, the Roland UA-1610 Studio-Capture offers front-panel metering options, flexible monitor mixing, and stable drivers with VS Streaming technology that set it apart from other USB interfaces in its class.


High-performance USB 2.0 audio interface for studio and mobile production

16 audio inputs and 10 audio outputs, including 12 premium mic preamps (VS PREAMP)

VS STREAMING delivers ultra-stable, low-latency driver performance for Windows and Mac

AUTO-SENS intelligently sets optimal input levels for all preamps

Individual input/output meters and input channel buttons

Four independent, software-controlled monitor mixes

XLR monitor out, direct monitor, and dual headphone outputs with independent front-panel level knobs

Coaxial digital I/O; MIDI I/O with FPT

Expand your I/O by using two STUDIO-CAPTUREs together, both controlled with a single driver

2U rackmount ears included


Number of Audio Record/Playback Channels

Sampling Rate: 96 kHz, 48 kHz, 44.1 kHz
Record: 16 channels
Playback: 10 channels
Sampling Rate: 192 kHz
Record: 8 channels
Playback: 4 channels

Signal Processing
PC interface: 24 bits
AD/DA Conversion: 24 bits

Sampling Rate
AD/DA Conversion: 192 kHz, 96 kHz, 48 kHz, 44.1 kHz
DIGITAL (IN/OUT): 96 kHz, 48 kHz, 44.1 kHz

Nominal Input Level (variable)
Input 1–12 jacks (XLR type): -60 to -2 dBu
Input 1–12 jacks (1/4-inch TRS phone type): -54 to +4 dBu
Input 13–16 jacks (1/4-inch TRS phone type): -20, -10, +4 dBu

Nominal Output Level: OUTPUT 1–8 jacks: +4 dBu (balanced)

Headroom: 18 dB

Output Impedance
OUTPUT 1–2 jacks (XLR type): 600 ohms (balanced)
OUTPUT 1–8 jacks (1/4-inch TRS phone type): 2k ohms (balanced)
PHONES: 47 ohms

Frequency Response
192.0 kHz: 20 Hz to 60 kHz (+0/-2 dB), 20 Hz to 90 kHz (+0/-8 dB)
96.0 kHz: 20 Hz to 40 kHz (+0/-2 dB)
48.0 kHz: 20 Hz to 22 kHz (+0/-2 dB)
44.1 kHz: 20 Hz to 20 kHz (+0/-2 dB)

Residual Noise Level
INPUT 1–2 -> OUTPUT 1–2: -90 dBu typ. (SENS = min., Input terminated with 600 ohms, IHF-A)
* Input channel fader = Unity

Dynamic Range
AD block INPUT 1–2: 105 dB typ. (SENS = min.)
DA block OUTPUT 1–2: 114 dB typ.

Display: Graphic LCD 128 x 64 dots


INPUT 1–12 jacks *1: XLR type (balanced, phantom power *2: DC +48 V (unloaded maximum), 10 mA (maximum load))

INPUT 1–16 jacks: 1/4-inch TRS phone type (balanced)

PHONES jack: Stereo 1/4-inch phone type

OUTPUT 1–8 jacks: 1/4-inch TRS phone type (balanced)

COAXIAL IN jack: RCA phono type (conforms to IEC60958)

COAXIAL OUT jack: RCA phono type (conforms to IEC60958)

MIDI (IN, OUT) connectors

USB port: USB Type B

DC IN jack

*1 INPUT 1–2 jacks support high impedance

*2 Provided on all XLR-type input jacks. Current value is per channel. Total must not exceed 50 mA.

Interface: Hi-Speed USB

Power Supply: AC adaptor

Current Draw: 1.6 A


Owner’s Manual

Block Diagram leaflet

AC adaptor


Rack mount angle x 2

USB cable

License agreement

Dimensions (WxDxH): 11.2 x 6.4 x 3.5″ (28.4 x 16.2 x 8.9 cm)

Weight: 4.2 lb (1.9 kg)

Weight 10 lbs