The Behringer XENYX Q1202USB is a 12-input, 2-bus mixer that features four XENYX microphone preamps, “one-knob” mono compressors and 3-band EQs. The XENYX Q1202USB also features a built-in USB/audio interface. This mixer can handle a live gig as well as serve as your audio interface for recording.
The high-headroom XENYX mic preamps offer 130dB of dynamic range with a bandwidth that extends from 10Hz to 200kHz. The “one-knob” compressors come standard on all four mono channels. Additionally, the mono channels also have 3-band EQ with a low band at 80Hz, mid at 2.5kHz, high at 12kHz, as well as a low-cut filter.
The built-in stereo USB audio interface allows you to directly connect your Mac or PC. Any signal source connected to the mixer can be recorded straight to your hard drive. Additionally, with purchase, Behringer’s website provides free downloads of Audacity, Podifier, Juice, Podnova and Golden Ear. All of this software collectively includes more than 100 virtual instruments and 50 FX plug-ins; turning your computer into a complete home-based or mobile recording studio.