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MOTU 828x

MOTU announced the 828x, the latest in the super-popular, long-running 828 family of audio interfaces. The 828x brings blazing-fast, cutting-edge Thunderbolt to the MOTU party, along with USB 2.0 (compatible with... Read more »

MOTU Releases Digital Performer 8.05

MOTU has released version 8.05 of Digital Performer 8 for Windows and Mac. The new version includes a wide range of new features, enhancements, and fixes.

MOTU Releases PT11 Support for MachFive 3

MOTU has released version 3.2 of MachFive 3. The new version adds 64-bit AAX support for use in Avid Pro Tools 11. Legacy RTAS support is included for use with earlier versions of Pro Tools.

MOTU Releases Pro Tools 11-compatible MachFive

MOTU has released version 3.2 of MachFive. The new version adds 64-bit AAX plug-in support for Pro Tools 11. Also new in this version is a WahWah Filter effect, updated soundbank libraries with more efficient files... Read more »

MOTU 8pre USB: Two Products in One!

The newest audio interface from MOTU can serve not one, but two vital purposes in your studio! First, the 8pre USB is a USB2.0 16x12 audio interface, with eight mic preamps, stereo analog outs, stereo headphone out... Read more »

MOTU Releases Digital Performer v8.02, with Windows Support

It's the dawn of a new era! MOTU has released version 8.02 of Digital Performer. The new version includes support for Windows. Each key code for Digital Performer allows for simultaneous install on both Mac and... Read more »

M.I.P.A. Winners Announced

Each year, at the Musikmesse trade fair in Frankfurt, Germany, the world's journalists get together and present awards to the best products in a wide range of categories — the Musikmesse International Press... Read more »

Wireless CueMix Control

MOTU has announced a driver update for all of their audio interfaces that enables wireless control of the onboard CueMix mixing features from an iPad. To use the new feature, CueMix FX or CueMix DSP are run on the... Read more »

Hands On Review: MOTU Track16

A lot of different audio interfaces make their way through my studio, and they all have great features and capabilities to recommend them. But I’ve always found MOTU’s interfaces to be among my favorites for their... Read more »

MOTU and Mountain Lion

MOTU has stated that current versions of all their software and hardware drivers appear to be compatible with OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion). However, final compatibility testing is still on-going. Expect software... Read more »

MachFive 3.1

MOTU has released version 3.1 of MachFive. The new version adds SparkVerb, a new reverb offering a huge palette of highly controllable ambience and reverb effects; Ensemble 505, a virtual recreation of the ensemble... Read more »

MOTU Track16

Like your interface super compact, but need a ton of I/O, great metering, and loads of features? Then you need the all-new MOTU Track16! This tiny desktop interface offers two mic inputs with individual preamps, two... Read more »

MOTU MIDI Express XT USB Review

The MIDI Express XT gives you a rock solid package at the right price. This wonderfully practical and easy to use interface has been living in my rack, and working hard for the past 8+ years. The drivers and... Read more »

MOTU HD192 Core PCI-e System Review

Seriously? Yep, some real bang for your buck. MOTU landed this piece in the sea of interfaces with great finesse! This isn't the new guy on the block either. While MOTU's HD 192 has been around for a little while... Read more »

Digital Performer Comes to PC

MOTU’s long-time flagship DAW, Digital Performer, is now more powerful and flexible than ever! And the big news is that the new Digital Performer 8 now operates in 32- and 64-bit modes, and works with Mac OS X and... Read more »

MicroBook II

MOTU has made one of the first "post-NAMM" announcements: The new MicroBook II, an updated version of the compact, studio-grade audio interface for Mac and Windows PC. The MicroBook II features professional I/O... Read more »

Winter NAMM 2012: MOTU HDX-SDI

The HDX-SDI with Thunderbolt makes it even easier to turn your computer into a professional video production workstation. Capture and monitor video in most popular video software, in both compressed and uncompressed... Read more »

Winter NAMM 2012: MOTU Digital Performer 8

MOTU has unveiled Digital Performer version 8, a major upgrade to their flagship audio workstation software. Recognized throughout the industry as a leading workstation application for Mac, Digital Performer 8 will... Read more »

MOTU Digital Performer 8

MOTU shocked everyone at the NAMM show by announcing Digital Performer 8 — not that a new version of DP is a shock, but there is one aspect that is huge: after decades as a Mac-only program, Digital Performer... Read more »

MOTU Unleashes Thunderbolt

MOTU has announced a new version of the HDX-SDI, the HDX-SDI with Thunderbolt, featuring Thunderbolt technology connectivity. Thunderbolt technology brings plug-and-play connectivity to compatible Mac and Windows... Read more »


MOTU has announced 4pre, a compact, half-rack, 6x8 audio interface with four mic preamps (which can also accept instrument or line-level inputs). The new interface is aimed at live recording, whether onstage or in... Read more »

MOTU PCIe Video Interfaces & Avid Media Composer 6

MOTU has announced that the HDX-SDI and HD Express video capture and monitoring devices for Mac and Windows now are now fully compatible with and certified for Avid Media Composer 6, Symphony 6, and NewsCutter 10... Read more »

Take Your Music to MachFive

Looking for sampling software? MOTU’s MachFive 3 uses the newest generation of sampling and synthesis technology all wrapped up in what has been called the best-looking interface out there today. MachFive 3 is a... Read more »

MIDI Express XT Returns

MOTU has announced the return of the MIDI Express XT, a 128-channel USB MIDI interface for Mac and Windows with plug-and-play USB connectivity to any computer, sub-millisecond MIDI timing accuracy, eight separate... Read more »