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Behringer F Control FCA202 FireWire Audio Interface

The Behringer FCA202 F Control FireWire Audio Interface: Experience the power of extremes. Get hot connectivity and the coolest sound around!

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Product Description

The Behringer FCA202 F Control FireWire Audio Interface: Experience the power of extremes. With this affordable and mobile recording solution, you get hot connectivity and the coolest sound around for your PC or Mac - wherever you are.

The ultra-compact FCA202 F Control FireWire Audio Interface is an ideal companion for laptop musicians and ingeniously complements any studio. Its hot features include: Two 1/4-inch connector inputs and outputs for connecting synthesizers, mixers and more; high resolution 24-bit A/D and D/A converters offer 96 kHz sampling frequency; volume-controlled headphones for discreetly working on your compositions, even on the road.

Reliable Windows XP® and Mac OS® drivers guarantee low latencies. With the ultra-stable metal construction, the FCA202 easily defies the adversities of travel. And its small dimensions make it an ideal solution for laptop recording. Additional features include two 6-pin FireWire® connectors, a security port for Kensington® locks and the possibility to power the FCA202 via FireWire® or a mains adapter, which is included.

The hot FCA202 package also comes with the coolest sequencing software for mobile music production: the BEHRINGER Edition of Ableton® Live Lite 4. Kristal and Audacity® are also included and will empower you to face any recording challenge.

Behringer FCA202 F Control FireWire Audio Interface Features

  • Ultra-flexible audio interface connects your instruments, mixer etc. with your computer for recording and playback
  • High-resolution 24-bit/96 kHz converters for high-end audio quality
  • Ultra low-latency drivers for Windows XP® and Mac OS® X included
  • Stereo headphone output with dedicated level control
  • Dual high-bandwidth FireWire® connectors for absolute flexibility
  • Powered via FireWire® bus or included power adaptor for use with 4-pin FireWire® PCs
  • Powerful DAW software included (Live Lite 4 BEHRINGER Edition, Kristal, Audacity®)
  • Power and FireWire® status LED´s on front panel
  • Standard port for Kensington® security lock provided
  • High-quality components and exceptionally rugged construction ensure long life
  • Conceived and designed by BEHRINGER Germany

Live Lite 4 BEHRINGER Edition Includes All of the Following Features

  • Jam with sounds and phrases in the uniquely interactive and nonlinear Session View
  • Improvise and record song arrangements
  • Combine loops, phrases, complete songs and audio recordings of any tempo
  • Export Audio (render, re-sample and consolidate)
  • Instantly record new Audio and MIDI clips
  • Modify tempo, groove and timing of recorded audio at any time
  • Draw or edit MIDI sequences
  • Import MIDI files
  • Build combinations of effects by drag-and-drop
  • Use Clip Envelopes to modulate pitch, timing, volume and effect parameters of the individual notes in a sample
  • Gain unprecedented real-time control by assigning clips and all mixer, transport and effects parameters to computer keys
  • Tap and automate tempo
  • Crossfade clips (DJ-style)
  • 13 (all) Live Audio effects (Auto-filter, Chorus, Compressor, EQ four, Gate, Ping Pong Delay, Erosion, Filter Delay, Grain Delay, Simple Delay, Vinyl Distortion, Redux, Reverb)
  • 5 (all) Live MIDI effects (Chord, Pitch, Random, Scale, Velocity)
  • Side chain in/out puts

Product Specifications

Behringer FCA202 F Control FireWire Audio Interface Specifications

    Unbalanced In
  • Connections: 1/4 inch TS jacks, unbalanced
  • Input Impedance: approximately 24 kOhms
  • Maximum Input Level: 2 dBV

    Balanced/Unbalanced Out

  • Connections: 1/4 inch TS jacks, unbalanced
  • Output Impedance: Approximately 1 kOhm
  • Maximum Output Level: 2 dBV

    Phones Out

  • Connections: 1/4 inch TRS stereo jack
  • Output Impedance: Approximately 50 Ohms
  • Maximum Output Level: 4.5 dBu, 2x15 mW at 32 Ohms

    FireWire® 1 and 2

  • Connector: 6-pin (IEEE1394)


  • Connector: Kensington lock

    Digital Processing

  • Converter: 324-bit Multibit Delta-Sigma
  • Sample Rate: 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 96 kHz


  • Drivers:
    • Windows: WDM KS, ASIO®, MME
    • Mac: CoreAudio® (integrated into OS® X)

    System Data

  • Frequency Response:
    • At 44.1kHz Sample Rate: 10Hz to 21kHz, +/-1dB
    • At 96kHz Sample Rate: 10Hz to 45kHz, +/-1dB
  • Harmonic Distortion: 0.01% typical @ -10 dBV, 1kHz
  • Crosstalk: -100dB at 0dBV, 1kHz
  • Signal to Noise: 100dB typical at 1kHz, A-weighted

    Power Supply

  • FireWire Connection: 9-30V, 200mA maximum
  • Mains Connection: External mains adapter, 12V, 200 mA
  • Mains Voltage: 120V, 60Hz
  • Power Consumption: < 10 Watts


  • Dimensions: Approximately 1.1 x 6.1 x 4.53 inches (28 x 155 x 115 mm)
  • Weight (approx.): 0.88 lbs (0.4 kg)

Helpful Info about the Manufacturer
Phone:  702-800-8290 Warranty:  1 Year (3 year when you register online at Behringer)
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