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Behringer U-Phoria UM2 USB Audio Interface
DescriptionUSB Recording Made Easy
If you're looking for a simple, affordable, and effective way to record music on your Mac or Windows PC, then check out the Behringer U-Phoria UM2. Ask any Sales Engineer here at Sweetwater, and they'll gladly tell you that you don't need anything fancy to take down your ideas, and the U-Phoria UM2 USB audio interface gives you everything you need. Onboard, you'll find one of Behringer's acclaimed XENYX microphone preamps, along with a dedicated instrument input, s
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Discussed in USB interface recommendations in the TalkBass community
I'd recommend something with a mic line too, in case he wants to get into vocals and/or acoustic instruments. Obviously that requires a mic down the road, but more room to grow with that one feature Ive had a Maudio Mtrack that I've used for many years; but looks like behringer makes one not much more than your example ... ... more