Scan code: LN103447 Manufacturer code: M2

MOTU M2 - USB Audio Interface

MOTU M2 - Audio Interface - 2 in/2out - ESS Sabre32 Ultra DAC Technology - full colour LCD screen

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Scan code: LN103447 Manufacturer code: M2
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Motu - M2 USB Audio Interface

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Best in classIf it’s a high-quality audio interface that’s not too harsh on your wallet you’re in the market for, MOTU’s M2 is the answer to your prayers. This 2in/2out USB-C audio interface is equipped with the same ESS Sabre32 Ultra DAC Technology that can be found in interfaces costing upwards of over £1,000. It boasts two fantastic sounding mic preamps, including individual gain adjustment capabilities, phantom power, and it’s 1 touch hardware monitoring ensures intuitive and simple tracking.

The M2 is packing features and technology that belie it’s unbelievable price point.

Ultra High-Speed

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Impeccable Performance The M2 delivers ultra-high speed in monitoring live inputs (mic, guitar, keyboard) via your computer, thanks mainly due to MOTU’s expertly designed USB drivers, these drivers deliver best-in-class, ultra-low 25ms Round Trip Latency at 96kHz with a 32 sample buffer.

Easy on The Eye

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Metering made easy In recording and mixing, not much can take precedent over the importance of achieving optimum levels. MOTU’s M2 is the only audio interface in its class to boast a full colour LCD screen which features intuitive and bright level meters for all in’s and out’s. Sit back and enjoy the benefits this can bring to your recording experience.

The M2's Features at a Glance

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amazing array of features The M2 from MOTU is a phenomenal piece of equipment, especially considering it's price bracket. With ESS Sabre32 Ultra DAC technology, measured 120 dB dynamic range on outputs, measured -129dBu EIN on mic inputs and ESS-driven headphone output, the M2 has seriously impressed us with it's tech spec.

1.Press the MON (monitor) button to hear live input on your speakers or headphones, without routing the signal through host software on your computer.

2.Each input can accept either a mic or a guitar, with independent preamp gain and 48V phantom power for condenser mics.

3.Each input provides plenty of preamp gain and incredible sound quality, with -129 dB EIN for each mic input.

4.Enjoy professional-level metering for inputs and outputs, to precisely control recording levels and monitoring volume.

5.Solid metal construction means the rugged M2 is ready for anything you throw at it, on the go and on the road.

6.The headphone output offers separate volume control and enough drive for even the most demanding headphones.

Free Ableton Live Lite

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Free Production Software Included with the purchase of the M2 is free software to ensure you hit the ground running. Connect the M2 to your Mac or PC and get to work straight away with the Performer Lite or Live Lite production software, as well as a whole bunch of loops, one-shots and sounds from industry leaders Big Fish Audio, Lucidsamples and Loopmasters. This really is the complete package to make sure you have everything you need to get recording killer tracks right from the off!

System Requirements:
Mac 1 GHz Intel-based Mac or faster, 2 GB RAM; 4 GB or more recommended, macOS version 10.11 or later, Available USB port, A large hard drive (at least 500 GB for recording)

Windows 1 GHz Pentium-based PC compatible or faster, 2 GB RAM; 4 GB or more recommended, Windows 7, 8 or 10, Available USB port, A large hard drive (at least 500 GB for recording)


Features Specification
Sample rates 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192 kHz
Mic/line/guitar inputs 2 x XLR/TRS "combo jack" mic/line/Hi-Z guitar inputs Independent preamp gain, 48V phantom power and monitor switch for each input
Analog outputs 2 x 1/4" TRS line out (balanced, DC coupled) 2 x RCA (unbalanced) analog out (mirrored) 1 x 1/4" TRS stereo headphone
Computer I/O 1 x USB-C (compatible with USB Type A) 2.0 audio class compliant
MIDI I/O 1 x MIDI IN 1 x MIDI OUT 16 MIDI channels to/from computer host
Headphone 1 x 1/4" TRS stereo phone
Phantom power 2 x individual +48V
Power Bus-powered through USB
Dimensions and weight weight (width x depth x height, enclosure only) 7.5 x 4.25 x 1.75 inches 19.05 x 10.8 x 4.5 cm 1.35 lbs / 0.61 kg
Computer Interface Type USB 2.0 Type-C
Connections (Input)
  • 1 x MIDI
  • 2 x XLR / Jack Combo
Mic Preamps (Max) 2
Instrument Inputs (Max) 2
Phantom Power Yes
Sample Rate (Max) 192 kHz
Bit Resolution 24
iPad Compatible No
Connections (Output)
  • 2 x 6.35mm (1/4") TRS Jack
  • 1 x Headphone (TRS 6.35mm Jack)
  • 1 x MIDI
  • 2 x RCA Phono
Dimensions (mm)  
DSP Processing No
Misc. Notes  
Additional Information
Scan Code LN103447
Model Number M2
GTIN 839128006119

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MOTU M2 - Audio Interface - 2 in/2out - ESS Sabre32 Ultra DAC Technology - full colour LCD screen is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 2.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Superb little unfussy interface Coming from an Audient ID14 so can compare sound. Audient is warmer but more coloured. The ad/da converters on this are in my opinion cleaner and more revealing. Metering is very welcome. Not had chance to try the preamps or headphone output yet but by all accounts they're fit for purpose! On Windows 10 driver is super stable and on/off switch is very welcome. Bought to use as permanent DAC for high res listening and mixing and audio recording. For this I couldn't recommend highly enough. Beats the ID14 for me as I prefer the form factor, the sound and its unfussy nature. I also hated the ID14s encoder knob and mixer software, way too much hassle for me. The Motu has a nice chunky realtime volume knob you can set and forget. Pots and knobs are all solid with none of the wobble I'd read about. Service and price from SCAN was top notch. Very professional outfit. Couldn't be happier. Just buy one already!
Date published: 2020-07-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from As good as the reviews say I bought this based on the various reviews on Youtube etc that this is the best in class. I'm no expert but it sounds great and and the meters are very useful. It's the most expensive in class but the reviews say it sounds better and has more features, such as usable gain metering, MOTUs rep is excellent. I'm using with Ablen Live 10 and it was easy to set up. I tried to register the product but the MOTU website didn't accept the serial# so I emailed and MOTU replied20 minutes later that they'd registered it for me. Scan had the lowest price and dispatched it quickly. Would use them again.
Date published: 2020-01-22
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MOTU M2 - USB Audio Interface
MOTU M2 - USB Audio Interface