MOTU UltraLite USB / AVB Audio Interface

18 x 18 USB/AVB audio interface with DSP mixing, wireless control and audio networking
MFR# 8451
MOTU UltraLite USB / AVB Audio Interface
MOTU UltraLite USB / AVB Audio Interface MOTU UltraLite USB / AVB Audio Interface
$649.00
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Description

The latest in MOTU's popular, award-winning UltraLite interface series, the MOTU UltraLite AVB is an 18-input, 18-output audio interface with DSP mixing, wi-fi control, AVB audio networking and best-in-class analog audio quality for on-the-go mobile audio recording.

36 simultaneous audio channels

The most I/O ever offered in the UltraLite seriesYou get 2 mic inputs, 2 guitar inputs, 6 line inputs, 8 line outputs, headphone out and 8-channel optical I/O for a total of 18 inputs and 18 outputs, simultaneously. The optical ports also support stereo TOSLink (optical S/PDIF).

Best-in-class analog audio quality

The UltraLite AVB sets a new standard for analog audio performance in a mobile audio interface. The eight balanced analog outputs deliver a stunning 117 dB dynamic range. This level of measured performance had previously only been available in audio interfaces that cost thousands of dollars.

 

Specifications

Sample rates 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192 kHz
Mic inputs 2 x XLR mic inputs 
Preamp gain: 0 to +56 dB (digitally controlled)
Analog inputs 2 x 1/4" hi-Z guitar inputs (front panel) 
6 x 1/4" TRS line inputs (balanced/unbalanced) 
Max level: +24 dBu (digitally adjustable -96 to +22)
Analog outputs 8 x 1/4" TRS line out (balanced, DC coupled) 
Max level: +20 dBu (digitally adjustable -4 to +20) 
1 x 1/4" TRS stereo headphone
Digital I/O 1 bank (8 ch) of ADAT optical at 1x sample rates 
1 bank (4 ch) of SMUX optical at 2x sample rates 
Switchable to stereo TOSLink (optical S/PDIF)
Total I/O 18 inputs and 18 outputs (36 total) at 1x sample rates 
14 inputs and 14 outputs (28 total) at 2x sample rates 
10 inputs and 10 outputs (20 total) at 4x sample rates
Computer I/O 1 x USB 2.0 audio class compliant 
      USB 3.0 and iOS compatible 
1 x AVB Ethernet (requires OS X Yosemite)
Headphone 1 x 1/4" TRS stereo phone (assignable)
Phantom power 2 x individual +48V
Front panel 1 x 1/4" TRS headphone output 
2 x TRS hi-Z guitar input 
1 x digital rotary encoders • main/phone volume 
2 x digital rotary encoders • guitar input gain/power 
2 x digital rotary encoders • mic preamp gain 
4 x switches • (2) Pad and (2) 48V Phantom switch 
128 x 48 pixel LCD for level meters / menu nav
Power External 12-18V DC power supply 
1.0A max • tip pos or neg

Mac System Requirements

  • 1 GHz Intel-based Mac or faster
  • 2 GB RAM; 4 GB or more recommended
  • Mac OS X version 10.8 or later
  • Available high-speed USB 2.0 or AVB Ethernet port*
  • A large hard drive (at least 500 GB for recording)
  • *AVB Ethernet audio interface operation requires OS X Yosemite

Windows System Requirements

  • 1 GHz Pentium-based PC compatible or faster
  • 2 GB RAM; 4 GB or more recommended
  • Windows 7 or later
  • Available USB 2.0 or 3.0 port
  • Available Ethernet port for firmware updates
  • A large hard drive (at least 500 GB for recording)

Web App Support

  • Any web client platform: Mac, Windows, Linux, iOS, Android
  • Any web browser: Safari, Firefox, Chrome, Opera, Explorer, etc.
  • Web client must be connected to the same network as the MOTU AVB interface by wire or Wi-Fi.

Included Software

  • MOTU AVB Discovery App for Mac (finds connected MOTU interfaces)
  • MOTU AVB Discovery App for iOS (available from Apple App Store)
  • MOTU AVB Control web app (served from the hardware itself)
  • AudioDesk 4.0 for Mac & Windows (separate download)

Operating Systems

  • For computer audio I/O: Mac OS X 10.8 or later; Windows 7 or later
  • For web app control: Mac, Windows, Linux, iOS, Android
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