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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Motu - M2 USB Audio Interface
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.
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
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
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
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!
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)
|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|
|Analogue Inputs (Total)||2|
|Analogue Outputs (Total)||2|
|Connections (Input)||2 x XLR / Jack Combo|
|Mic Preamps (Max)||2|
|Instrument Inputs (Max)||2|
|Sample Rate (Max)||
|Dynamic Range||n/a dB|
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