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MOTU 624 Audio Interface Review by Sweetwater

Mitch Gallagher presents the MOTU 624 hybrid audio interface, which packs high-end sound, ultra-low latency, and generous I/O into a portable half-rack unit. ESS Sabre32 DAC technology delivers an impressive 123dB... Read more »

Winter NAMM 2017: MOTU Interfaces

MOTU has unveiled three new AVB/USB audio interfaces with generous digital connectivity. The M64 offers 64 channels of MADI ins and outs, while the LP32 offers 32 channels of optical ADAT. The 8D provides two stereo... Read more »

Two New Mobile Interfaces from MOTU

MOTU has released two new "hybrid" audio interfaces for Mac, Windows, and iOS: the 624 and 8A. Each of these compact, mobile interfaces supports Thunderbolt and USB3 connectivity as well as AVB/TSN audio networking... Read more »

141st AES Convention: MOTU UltraLite-mk4

With 18 inputs and 22 outputs, the MOTU UltraLite-mk4 audio interface packs a lot of I/O for its size. Optimized drivers ensure impressively low latency, while 24-bit/192khz-quality audio gives rise to... Read more »

MOTU Updates Digital Performer to v9.1

MOTU has released version 9.1 of Digital Performer. In addition to numerous bug fixes, the new update features: Reduced latency for audio I/O and VIs under OS X — host buffer latency under CoreAudio has been... Read more »

Is My MOTU AVB Interface Compatible with iOS?

All AVB-equipped MOTU interfaces are compatible with iPad/iOS (utilizing the Apple Camera Connection Kit) and other USB 2.0 audio class-compliant hosts. This includes the following MOTU interfaces: 1248 8M 16A 112D... Read more »

Major Firmware Update for MOTU Interfaces

MOTU has released the version 1.2.5 firmware update for the 1248, 8M, 16A, UltraLite AVB, and other latest-generation audio interfaces. The free, downloadable update offers significant new features including a new... Read more »

Winter NAMM Show 2016 – Gear for Worship: MOTU introduces AVB interfaces and Digital Performer updates NAMM Show 2016

https://youtu.be/ep2P5bMi7f8 MOTU's new AVB interfaces combine ample I/O with ultra-low latency and networking capabilities via AVB Ethernet connectivity. If you're looking for an easy way to network your 1248, 16A... Read more »

MOTU Microbook IIc

Our friends at MOTU have unveiled the new MicroBook IIc USB 2.0 audio interface for Mac, PC, and iPad. The MicroBook IIc is the ideal portable audio interface, offering four inputs and six outputs, a rugged... Read more »

MOTU Debuts Stage-B16

MOTU has unveiled the all-new Stage-B16, a 16-input stage box/rackmount mixer/audio interface with onboard DSP, Wi-Fi control, and studio-quality analog audio performance at up to 192kHz with a stunning 123dB DR... Read more »

DP9 Has Arrived!

MOTU has released Digital Performer 9, the latest version of their venerable audio recording/MIDI sequencing/score DAW powerhouse for Mac and PC! DP9 takes things to an entirely new level with exciting new plug-ins... Read more »

Digital Performer 9 Unveiled!

MOTU has announced Digital Performer 9, the latest version of the venerable audio recording/MIDI sequencing/score DAW powerhouse for Mac and PC! Digital Performer 9 takes things to an entirely new level with new... Read more »

MOTU UltraLite AVB USB/AVB Audio Interface Review by Sweetwater Sound

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eUN7aQm5E4w Get the MOTU UltraLite AVB here: https://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/UltraLiteAVB The Sweetwater Minute, Vol. 284 Mitch Gallagher gives a thorough overview of MOTU's... Read more »

Winter NAMM 2015: MOTU 112D

The MOTU 112D is a digital audio interface, router, format converter, and stand-alone mixer. The 112D connects to your host computer through ultra-fast Thunderbolt technology, AVB Ethernet, or class compliant... Read more »

DAW Software Buying Guide

How to Choose a DAW Program If you're reading this, odds are that you want to make music and are looking for the right tools to get the job done. Well, you're in luck! We're living in exciting times. If you look... Read more »

Connecting your Computer and iPad to your Soundboard

https://youtu.be/JypVxwau-Bg In this video, Ableton Live Certified Trainer Will Doggett shows you how you can connect your iPad running Playback or your computer running Ableton Live, to your Soundboard. You'll see... Read more »

5 Pieces of Gear you Need to Run MultiTracks

https://youtu.be/ZRX4eZHkZkg What do you need to run MultiTracks? In this video, Will Doggett takes you through the 5 Pieces of Gear you Need to Run MultiTracks. It doesn't matter what your budget or experience is... Read more »

MOTU Announces Monitor 8

Live, studio, headphones, audio interface, mixer...MOTU's Monitor 8 may just be the most versatile audio interface/digital mixer available — especially at its under $1k price point! The Monitor 8 comprises, in... Read more »

Do MOTU AVB Interfaces require a Thunderbolt Mac to work?

Q: Do the MOTU AVB interfaces, such as the 1248, require a Thunderbolt Mac to work, or will my older Mac work okay? A: Audio Video Bridging (AVB) is a networking protocol standard, more technically known as IEEE... Read more »

Meet the MOTU 8M, 1248, and 16A

Great sound, onboard DSP, effects, networking, wireless control — not things you're used to hearing about an interface, but that's exactly what MOTU's latest hybrid interfaces offer. With three different I/O... Read more »

MOTU Releases Three New Audio Interfaces

MOTU has introduced the 1248, 8M, and 16A audio interfaces, which feature Thunderbolt connectivity, industry-leading dynamic range, large-console-style mixing, system expansion, and AVB Ethernet audio networking... Read more »

MOTU HDX-SDI with Thunderbolt

MOTU has announced the HDX-SDI with Thunderbolt connectivity, the next generation of their video capture and playback hardware. The HDX-SDI supports high-resolution, uncompressed capture and playback using HDMI or... Read more »

Cascading Converters into Apollo Twin

Q: I have a new Universal Audio Apollo Twin that I want to use as my primary audio interface for my iMac recording setup. I saw your video on the Sweetwater website about the Apollo Twin, where you indicated that I... Read more »

Winter NAMM 2014: MOTU 828X

MOTU brings you blazing-fast Thunderbolt connectivity with the 828x audio interface! It's got USB too, and whichever way to you connect you'll have access to up to 28 inputs and 30 outputs, all in a single rack... Read more »