Behringer Ultragain Pro-8 Digital ADA8000
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Behringer Ultragain Pro-8 Digital ADA8000

Ultragain Pro-8 Digital ADA8000, Analog/Digital Converter from Behringer in the Ultragain series.

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Average Score:3.6( 3.6/5 based on 14 reviews )
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AnimalTracksStudio05/12/2008

AnimalTracksStudio's review

Behringer Ultragain Pro-8 Digital ADA8000
Converts Standard Analog in 1/4 and XLR to 24 ADA Digital output via Lightpipe.

OVERALL OPINION

Talk about a needed accessory in today’s digital workstation world and you will eventually settle upon the need for something like this.

The Behringer ADA8000 is an eight channel digital to analog converter which serves as an eight channel Mic pre amp that can convert the signal into eight discreet channels of ADAT Light Pipe audio at twenty four bit for insertion into any DAW that accepts ADAT and it keeps everything in the Digital domain so you get pristine audio sound and the best part is, it is affordable.

You have eight XLR inputs and eight quarter inch inputs so it is very versatile as a front end input for your Light Pipe equipped DAW.

The XLR inputs also are Phantom powered so you can save a few bucks on not buying a separate power unit for your Mics.

There is a front mounted gain control on each channel that is used on both inputs so you can control what is going out the other end to your Computer, the ADAT section has both an input and an output making it quite system flexible and the outputs are via eight balanced XLR connectors so if you use it as a Pre Amp or Phantom supply, the eight channels can go right into your main mixer with no worries or effort.

What does all this mean to you? A Lot.

If you have a DAW, the eight channels into Light Pipe will allow you to free up the usual eight channels of analog inputs on your interface for more things so you end up with eight channels of digital in and eight channels of analog in or a full sixteen channels of audio input into your computer, which is more than enough to record an average band on separate tracks on a live session or gig.

This is an item that I highly recommend you get for your studio or live recording set up.
moosers03/24/2008

moosers's review

Behringer Ultragain Pro-8 Digital ADA8000
I use this with the ADAT ins and out for my Digidesign 002R. It has 8 basic preamps, with an XLR/line in and an out for each of them. The main function of this is to hook it up with the ADAT jacks I believe, using them as external preamps, good for someone with an interface that only has a few inputs and wants extra preamps at a ridiculously cheap price.

OVERALL OPINION

I've had this for about 3 years now and I have used it both with my Digidesign 002R and I used to have a MOTU 896HD and it worked great with both of them, espically with my 002R since it only has 4 preamps on it and to record drums its great to have the option of having 12 preamps instead of just 4. But the thing I like most about this unit is the price. Considering how cheap this is there is no excuse to be without one if you are looking for more preamps on a budget. Obviously these are not the best preamps in the world, but if you are simply looking to have more inputs it won't color the sound too much, and with some good mics it doesn't sound bad at all. Until I upgrade with a few more high end preamps, I'll be holding onto mine for awhile.
amandinemeloww07/17/2014

amandinemeloww's review (This content has been automatically translated from French)" Okay"

Behringer Ultragain Pro-8 Digital ADA8000
What are the proposed conversions? (Which formats and what the meaning of conversions?)
ADAT Line / Mic IN
ADAT OUT Line


What is the connection?
8 inputs and 8 line inputs micro
8 line outputs

OVERALL OPINION

How long have you use it?
2 years

What is the particular feature you like best and least?
most:
the general audio quality. is relatively flat it is not far from M audio
the number of input / output

Least
the 48 volt is for all the track or any
buttons preamp notched
48000 hz max

Have you tried many other models before buying it?
this is my first A / DD / A converter

How would you rate the quality / price?
Very very good! we not have any preamp death, but not his breath, and it is flat. what more? can be dynamic

With experience, you do again this choice? ...
yes, no problems
florch05/11/2013

florch's review (This content has been automatically translated from French)" amazing for the price"

Behringer Ultragain Pro-8 Digital ADA8000
I used to increase the input and outputs of my sound card for live.
she is slave at the clock on my card.

here is frankly more than 2 years since I toured with a problem I loved the mic preamps are not cash too there is a LED clip anyway, and signal presence.
but I caught it in with my sound card output (ULN 2d)
I plug it dynamic microphones, static: bousouk DY, percussion, output effect processor,

I like my face came into use these handy.

you can assign what you want on the XLR balanced output (output returns and premix beats directly from my loopeur).

OVERALL OPINION

The pros: price, usability, connectivity,

the -: Phantom power is not individual quality preamps (should not dream that price 210 eur).

to live is the super model!

I expect to listen to the 820 ada preamps midas
05/01/2012

Anonymous 's review (This content has been automatically translated from French)" It helps out"

Behringer Ultragain Pro-8 Digital ADA8000
Log in to my Fireface adat.la syncro is stable

OVERALL OPINION

It blows you push a bit of the preamp is not very accurate, the dynamics is not terrible ... but when my Fireface 800 is full it can listen to a complete mix on the other hand ... I do not record anything through this bike
sandokan6712/29/2010

sandokan67's review (This content has been automatically translated from French)" 8 tracks not dear!"

Behringer Ultragain Pro-8 Digital ADA8000
link has a card emu 1212m in 41hz and 48Hz no breath! that want more



OVERALL OPINION

Apret 2 years he is staying as it works nine days of the first costal
possibility of finding less than 150 € in ocas

Linking a card emu 1212 the possibility of recording on 8 tracks digitally gain volume and 8 outputs for less than 400 € if ocas new product and you can find the whole is less than 300 €

# How would you value for money?
Raport best value not Concurrency

# Knowing what you know now, would you make the same choice? ...
yes for a budget of 400 € apret course soon went to 800 € more after seeing the marks and not necessarily better
parisjojo10/06/2008

parisjojo's review (This content has been automatically translated from French)

Behringer Ultragain Pro-8 Digital ADA8000
I occasionally need to increase the Nbs of on my 02R for the live, with ADAT connections. So considering the price, and my occasional need I go for ....

OVERALL OPINION

- What is the particular feature you like best and least?
PRICE .... the cot A Quality Manufacturing and opportunities Connections NUM / AN .....

- Have you tried many other models before acqurir?

Yes Motu,

The margin between rglage in trs trs is limited there is no power or rev you saturate quickly so watch what you put is in Input.

- How do you report qualitprix?
Not enough back for our answer .....

- With the exprience, you do again this choice? ...
There are now some new tools at Presonus, M-audio or can do the same, but something a recess of more levs see prices at least double .. but good from a 209 machine with which you say "No battery, no singing only Input keyboards, and other digital sources or I'll saturate ...." 500 and a machine that works and can be used in any situation, I think that there is no photo studio or in the benefits with using a Matoss probably does not help matters. ..
Therefore use Amateur, Yes, for the semi-pro or pro .... go your way
Forenz06/17/2008

Forenz's review (This content has been automatically translated from French)

Behringer Ultragain Pro-8 Digital ADA8000
Converting Analog to ADAT and ADAT to Analog (inputs are not directly routed to the outputs)

In: 8 XLR / jack
Out: 8 XLR

OVERALL OPINION

I use it for one month, what I like most is the cheapest is the sound quality. I tried a converter presonus before and there's no pictures of presonus converters are much better, it is four times more expensive too.

The value for money is excellent, however, there's way to work with anyway, the sound is "correct" I would say.

Given my budget I would do this choice. I use it to add 8 inputs to my EMU 1616M sound card so you can store a battery without a computer config "phew". For the rest I prefer to use my card converters EMU.
Arkonis01/01/2008

Arkonis's review (This content has been automatically translated from French)

Behringer Ultragain Pro-8 Digital ADA8000
Units purchased 2 months ago.

8 in and 8 out, branch optical fiber with my 01V96.
Not have to put a word clock, the device synchronizes
completely and without loss in 24 bit 44.1.

I use the 8 outs to grate at the outlet To scne returns.
In the 8 I use my back Keyboards / Sound Modules, so in line level.

OVERALL OPINION

Device indestructible, walks all the time, not least dcrochage,
and it does exactly what I expected from him.

Cot output, completed a good job, say nothing.

Cot inputs, does not compare to the analog inputs of my
01V96, comparing, we realize a loss of dynamics and precision
sound, so I have decided not to connect any microphone on the 8000 ADA in between.
The cot is good only at the inputs, no buzz or breath is clean.

The report price is trs good quality, for 239 euros, hard to beat that price
l and I could not spend more budget on a machine that I use
main output return scne.

I would do the purchase without worry unless I had 10 times more money to spend.
Olivier Tonn3rr305/11/2007

Olivier Tonn3rr3's review (This content has been automatically translated from French)

Behringer Ultragain Pro-8 Digital ADA8000
8000 Bio-ADA dgradable

OVERALL OPINION

ATTENTION is the second that I use and lche APRS ten recording ...
that the price it may be normal but good behringer is boring. I bought a headphone once and impossible to put it on my ears!