Edirol UR-80

Edirol UR-80

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UR-80, USB audio interface from Edirol.

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Edirol UR-80 tech. sheet

  • Manufacturer: Edirol
  • Model: UR-80
  • Category: USB audio interfaces
  • Added in our database on: 03/09/2003

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Edirol UR-80 user reviews

Average Score:3.7( 3.7/5 based on 8 reviews )
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FP User10/31/2008

FP User's review

Edirol UR-80
Great features, it's a audio and MIDI interface and MIDI controller in one.Good quality considering the price.

Price paid: €400


It's easy to use and comes with free software to create your own control maps.


It's steadily built, not heavy but I never had any problems.


The internal audio interface isn't that great, but good for beginners.

I love it, I stopped using the audio interface when I bought my Mackie Onyx 1220 with firewire. But I'm still using the MIDI interface and controller functions and never experienced any problem.Works great!

Originally posted on FutureProducers.com
Posted by: spliffonius ( 1-, 2006)

fab7's review (This content has been automatically translated from French)

Edirol UR-80
Ontrle Software Total Audio Capture with Intgre

L? Intgration audio capture and highly customizable software CONTRL of the CORE-80 make it again? Must have? of your project studio. The CORE-80 becomes the? The most productive machine on your desktop, combining an audio interface, a surface CONTRL compltement assignable and virtual General MIDI synthtiseur high quality. L? Comprehensive MIDI implmentation of? UR-80 gives you Full Control of your favorite virtual squenceurs and synthtiseurs, and? Provides the phantom power? use of studio microphones upscale. PC and Mac drivers, the? V-Link interface and diffrent inputs and outputs allow you to work with this unit for many years.


102 paramtres assignable through 43 potentiomtres, buttons and faders on the surface of CONTRL
Can work up? Of display resolutions to 24bit/96kHz
2 jacks XLR / TRS combined with phantom power
Comes with Hyper Canvas Edirol Virtual synthtiseur
Drivers compatible WDM, ASIO 2 and MacOS X with low latency
Control Map Editor


Volume between 1, 2
Volume Output
Assign button
Select button
Memory button
Button HQ/GM2
V-Link button
Rec Source button
Input Monitor button
Shift button

Assignable CONTRL (102 total):
Potentiomtres Track: 24 (8 x 3 modes)
Faders Track: 8
Track Status Buttons: 32 (8 x 4 modes)
Track buttons Group: 4 (4 positions)
Master Fader: 1

Wheel Time: 1
Cursor Buttons: 8 (4 + 4 shift button pressed)

Buttons Functions: 12 (6 + 6 shift button pressed)

Transport buttons (Record, Play, Stop, Top, Rewind, Forward) 12 (6 + 6 on / off button pressed)

A preset memory
7 memory used

Audio Capture Interface
Number of Audio Channels

Record: 2 channels
Playback: 2 channels
Full Duplex (Half Duplex 96kHz)

Signal Processing
A / D / A 24-bit (linear)
Interface 24-bit PC

Frquence d? Chantillonage
Digital Output: 44.1/48/96 kHz
Digital input: 32/44.1/48/96 kHz
Converter frequency drives for? Chantillonage in real time
A / D / A: 44.1/48/96 kHz

96 kHz: 20 Hz 40 kHz (+0 dB db/-2)
48 kHz: 20 Hz 22 kHz (+0 dB db/-2)
44.1 kHz: 20 Hz 20 kHz (+0 dB db/-2)

Level? Between Nominal (variable)
Between Jack 1, 2 (XLR): -50 to -10 dBu
Between Jack 1, 2 (6.35mm TRS): -35 to +4 dBu
Impdance in Between
Input Jack 1, 2 (XLR type): 5 k ohms
Input Jack 1, 2 (6.35mm TRS, Lo-Z): 32 k ohms
Between Jack 2 (Hi-Z): 1 M ohms

Nominal output level
Jack Output: 0 dBu

Impdance output
Output Jack: 1 k ohms
Headphone Output: 160 ohms

Rsiduel noise level (between 1 k ohms, MASTER VOLUME: max.
INPUT SENS = min.,
INPUT MONITOR = min., IHF-A typ.)
Output Jack: -90 dBu infrieur

I / O type Coaxial, Optical (standard S / P DIF)

Input Jack 1, 2 (XLR type (phantom power) / Jack 6.35mm combined)

Digital inputs (type Coaxial, Optical)

Digital Outputs (Coaxial type, Optical)

Headphone Output (Jack Stro 6.35mm)
Stro Out L / R (RCA)

AC Adapter
Required Current: 1000 mA

378.5 (W) x 238.5 (W) x 83.8 (H) mm
Weight: 1.65Kg

Manual Startup
Manual USING
USB cable
AC Adapter
Leaves of paramtrage MODELS
Labels MODELS of paramtrage
Minimum System Requirements

Microsoft Windows 98/98SE/ME/2000/XP
Windows compatible PC with USB port *
CPU / Clock: Intel Pentium (R) Celeron (TM) or Intel-compatible processor 600 MHz or higher than
Memory (RAM): 128MB or more
Hard Disk: 200 MB or more? Free space

- With Hyper Canvas:

CPU / Clock: Pentium 3/Pentium 4/Athlon: 800 MHz or higher than

Celeron / Duron: 1.0 GHz or higher than
Software: Squenceur compatible with DXi and VST instruments

OS: Mac OS 9.x, 10.2 or ultrieure
Computer: Apple Macintosh with USB
CPU / Clock: PowerPC G3 400 MHz or higher than
Memory (RAM): 128 MB (256 MB or higher on Mac OS X)
Hard Disk: 200 MB or more? Free space
Software: OMS 2.3.3 or ultrieur. FreeMIDI 1.35 or ultrieur. (Mac OS 9.x)

- With Hyper Canvas:
OS: Mac OS 9.x
CPU / Clock: PowerPC G4 450 MHz or higher than
Memory (RAM): 256 MB or more
Software: Squenceur compatible with DXi and VST instruments


Frankly no problem installation but I rarely had problems with the installation of sound cards. And even in USB in the order instructions ... no problemo Homer


Drivers rev stable. is the version 1.0 but it works without problem.
I do not know if edirol drivers often put his day but I always find suspicious race
1.0 to 1.1 1.01bis so how many times I heard a guy say I just bought the stuff must Tlcharger the first patch does not work if a
Vou see you buy a new car and have a Tlcharger update on the way home to pass the 5th or worse boot your new toy.
gentlemen manufacturers do not take our only cow milk
gentlemen buyers do get carried away because every two weeks you can Tlcharger a new driver. If this is done for (except bug April is need anything ...


It's been 15 days I use it no problem dnoncer
Well I drove down in Reason 4 ms with an Athlon XP 2600 and 512 Meg of RAM
But why always go over the existence of 12 ms is acceptable trs
knowledge that can be done without the direct monitoring of competence & when recording taken by the microphones of the card.
The pramplis are a bit feeble to gain but nothing scary, I get a little more gain than a prampli ddibr /> but does not change my decision Nt1 mug without any worries.

One small gripe is the look a bit fake.

frankly for a while tlcommande twelve o'clock a sound card with microphone pramplis
Cheap is for s'quiper top
At the moment I buy it back

Pat34's review (This content has been automatically translated from French)

Edirol UR-80
Dj is characterized by the manufacturer


Installs XP, laborious !!!!! Call hotline EDIROL 3x?


Rest in tps tps crashes!! Sonar3 essay or Cubase sx, same stability not impossible for me to use the Hyper Canvas?? it has no effect on the software?? otherwise good latency


Bought a year ago, I like its ergonomics, I like the amps at all: with SM58 or NT1 ditto of breath and they must be put back?
Too bad because the concept is very intrssant: Midi, Audio Console.
Report Qualit Price: I would give 9 / 10 if it worked compltement while I put the price of a quality report 5 / 10
With the exprience I do not Rasht, j'conomise (long) and I take the Yamaha .... But it's even nerva to buy a product that only works from time time and not compltement!!

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

Edirol UR-80
Detailed in "detail-General" (Back).

Rich and easy connectivity.
Programming commands effective and varied!


Installing Windows 98 2nd Edition impossible (even after updating the system plug and play, and a good test 10aine hours ...)
Grrrrraaaaaaaa!! Should I take Mr Bill or UR80 ?.... Still, the UR-80 should work!
Test with another PC with Win 98, 2 nd failure.
Notte -> 0

I therefore turn on XP pro, oh surprise, successfully installed in less than 5 minutes. The manual is not helpful, everything is done alone!
Notte -> 9

Overall, to do with the vagaries of Windows !!!!! -> 4


For now, no limit to the number of tracks played at the same time (I have not exceeded 22).
Latency is fine with Cubase SX (still not as good with my Delta 44), and Midi control system is effective.

No problem either when I connect my MIDI keyboard on it, stepping Nickel works ....


- Update my opinion -

Use for 5 weeks.
I still like the presets for controlling the various sequencers and controls in real time.

Oh surprise, the two preamps from the death blow to -15 to -10 dB, even with my good old SM58! I decided to do some tests.
Gain 0dB but never reaches the stagnation always to -5 before the clip LED lights up.

For the price, it's nice. (For Win XP ....), but I am really disappointed with the preamp, which really are not clean!

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