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MOTU UltraLitemk5 18 x 22 USB Audio Interface

$59500
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Description

MOTU UltraLitemk5 18 x 22 USB Audio Interface

The UltraLite-mk5 includes renowned ESS Sabre32 DAC technology, featuring the ES9026PRO DAC, to deliver measured 125 dB dynamic range and -114 dB THD+N. Renowned drivers deliver rock-solid performance and industry-leading low latency. Optimized drivers for both Mac and PC deliver ultra-low latency performance. With a high-performance DAW such as Digital Performer, the UltraLite-mk5 delivers an astonishing round trip latency (RTL) of 2.4 ms (milliseconds) over USB (at 96 kHz with a 32-sample host buffer). Housed in a compact, steel enclosure you can take anywhere, the UltraLite-mk5 is equally well-suited for studio and stage, with or without a computer. Connect all your personal studio gear for state-of-the art computer-based recording and production, or take it to your next gig to mix live, without a computer. As an interface or mixer, the UltraLite-mk5 provides 18 inputs and 22 outputs, for a total of 40 simultaneous, independent I/O channels. You get 2 mic/line/instrument inputs, 6 line inputs, 10 line outputs, headphone out and 8-channel optical I/O. The optical ports alternatively support stereo TOSLink (optical S/PDIF). The UltraLite-mk5 is USB audio class compliant, giving you plug-and-play compatibility with iPad and other Apple iOS devices. Record on-the-go, directly to your iPad, or play backing tracks during a gig, mixed with your live inputs with the UltraLite-mk5's built-in mixing. Control everything from the CueMix 5 mixing app on your iPad or iPhone.

Key Features

  • 18 x 22 USB audio interface with DSP, mixing and effects
  • Superb analog audio performance driven by ESS Sabre32 Ultra DAC Technology
  • Ultra-low latency for host software processing
  • Precision front-panel metering for all analog I/O with high-resolution OLED display
  • 2x mic/line/hi-Z guitar inputs on combo XLR/TRS
  • Individual preamp gain and 48V phantom power for each mic input
  • Measured -129 dB EIN on mic inputs
  • 10x balanced, DC-coupled 1/4-inch TRS analog outputs with 125 dB dynamic range
  • Hardware (direct) monitor mixing for each analog output pair (6 mix busses)
  • 6x balanced 1/4-inch TRS analog inputs with measured 120 dB dynamic range
  • 1x optical digital I/O (8-channel optical or 2-channel TOSLink)
  • 2x RCA S/PDIF digital I/O
  • 1x headphone out (driven by ESS converters) with independent volume control
  • MIDI in/out
  • Support for 44.1 to 192 kHz sample rates
  • USB audio class compliant for plug-and-play operation on Mac (no driver required)
  • Windows driver with 2.4 ms Round Trip Latency (32 sample buffer at 96 kHz)
  • Mac driver (optional, for 2.4 ms RTL@32/96 kHz and loopback feature)
  • iOS compatible (USB audio class compliant)
  • Driver loopback for capturing host output, live streaming and podcasting
  • DSP-driven 22 x 6 monitor mixer (separate monitor mix for each analog output pair)
  • On-board effects including reverb, 4-band parametric EQ and dynamics
  • Rugged steel construction
  • CueMix 5 app to control mixing and settings from your Mac, PC or iOS device
  • MOTU Performer Lite 10 workstation software included
  • 100+ instruments (in Performer Lite)
  • Over 6 GB of included free loops, samples and one-shots
  • Rack-mountable as a single unit or side by side (mounting kits sold separately)
  • Two-year warranty

Technical Specifications

Sample rates
44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192 kHz
Mic/line/guitar inputs
2 x XLR/TRS “combo” jacks
1 M? impedance on the line/instr inputs
Analog inputs
6 x 1/4” TRS line in (balanced)
Analog outputs
10 x 1/4” TRS line out (balanced, DC coupled)
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)
1 x stereo S/PDIF on RCA (up to 96 kHz)
Computer I/O
1 x USB-C 2.0 audio class compliant
Compatible with USB Type A (with adapter or C-to-A cable)
Total audio I/O
18 in / 22 out (40 total) at 1x sample rates
14 in / 18 out (32 total) at 2x sample rates
8 in / 12 out (20 total) at 4x sample rates
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
Front panel
2 x XLR/TRS combo inputs
1 x 1/4” TRS headphone output
1 x potentiometer/phone/monitor vol
2 x potentiometer/mic/instr input gain
4 x switches/ (2) 48V and (2) pad
1x high-resolution white OLED display for metering/status
Power
External 12-18V DC power supply
1.0A max/tip pos or neg
Dimensions and weight? (width x depth x height, enclosure only)
8.6 x 6.9 x 1.75 inches
22 x 17.5 x 4.5 cm
2.875 lbs / 1.31 kg
System Requirements
Mac System Requirements
Intel Core i3 Mac or faster (including the new M1 Macs)
4 GB RAM; 8 GB or more recommended
macOS version 10.11 or later
(Optional driver requires 10.13 or later)
Available USB port
A large hard drive (at least 500 GB for recording)
Windows System Requirements
Intel Core i3 PC (or AMD equivalent)
4 GB RAM; 8 GB or more recommended
Windows 10
Available USB port
A large hard drive (at least 500 GB for recording)
Class-Compliant Support
USB audio class compliant for plug-and-play operation on Mac or iOS (no driver required)
Included Software
CueMix 5
MOTU Performer Lite
6GB of loops and sounds from Big Fish Audio, LucidSamples, Loopmasters and MOTU
Compatible Mac Software
MOTU Performer Lite
MOTU Digital Performer
Avid Pro Tools (version 9 or later)
Apple Logic Pro
Apple Logic Express
Apple Garage Band
Apple SoundTrack Pro
Ableton Live
Presonus Studio One
Propellerhead Record & Reason
Steinberg Cubase
Cockos Reaper
Native Instruments Kontakt
Waves stand-alone apps (and plug-ins, via compatible host)
Compatible Windows Software
MOTU Performer Lite
MOTU Digital Performer
Avid Pro Tools (version 9 or later)
Ableton Live
Cakewalk Sonar
Cockos Reaper
Image Line FL Studio
Native Instruments Kontakt
Presonus Studio One
Propellerhead Record & Reason
Sony Vegas Pro
Sony Sound Forge
Sony Acid
Steinberg Cubase
Waves stand-alone apps (and plug-ins, via compatible host)

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MOTU

MOTU UltraLitemk5 18 x 22 USB Audio Interface

$59500

MOTU UltraLitemk5 18 x 22 USB Audio Interface

The UltraLite-mk5 includes renowned ESS Sabre32 DAC technology, featuring the ES9026PRO DAC, to deliver measured 125 dB dynamic range and -114 dB THD+N. Renowned drivers deliver rock-solid performance and industry-leading low latency. Optimized drivers for both Mac and PC deliver ultra-low latency performance. With a high-performance DAW such as Digital Performer, the UltraLite-mk5 delivers an astonishing round trip latency (RTL) of 2.4 ms (milliseconds) over USB (at 96 kHz with a 32-sample host buffer). Housed in a compact, steel enclosure you can take anywhere, the UltraLite-mk5 is equally well-suited for studio and stage, with or without a computer. Connect all your personal studio gear for state-of-the art computer-based recording and production, or take it to your next gig to mix live, without a computer. As an interface or mixer, the UltraLite-mk5 provides 18 inputs and 22 outputs, for a total of 40 simultaneous, independent I/O channels. You get 2 mic/line/instrument inputs, 6 line inputs, 10 line outputs, headphone out and 8-channel optical I/O. The optical ports alternatively support stereo TOSLink (optical S/PDIF). The UltraLite-mk5 is USB audio class compliant, giving you plug-and-play compatibility with iPad and other Apple iOS devices. Record on-the-go, directly to your iPad, or play backing tracks during a gig, mixed with your live inputs with the UltraLite-mk5's built-in mixing. Control everything from the CueMix 5 mixing app on your iPad or iPhone.

Key Features

Technical Specifications

Sample rates
44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192 kHz
Mic/line/guitar inputs
2 x XLR/TRS “combo” jacks
1 M? impedance on the line/instr inputs
Analog inputs
6 x 1/4” TRS line in (balanced)
Analog outputs
10 x 1/4” TRS line out (balanced, DC coupled)
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)
1 x stereo S/PDIF on RCA (up to 96 kHz)
Computer I/O
1 x USB-C 2.0 audio class compliant
Compatible with USB Type A (with adapter or C-to-A cable)
Total audio I/O
18 in / 22 out (40 total) at 1x sample rates
14 in / 18 out (32 total) at 2x sample rates
8 in / 12 out (20 total) at 4x sample rates
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
Front panel
2 x XLR/TRS combo inputs
1 x 1/4” TRS headphone output
1 x potentiometer/phone/monitor vol
2 x potentiometer/mic/instr input gain
4 x switches/ (2) 48V and (2) pad
1x high-resolution white OLED display for metering/status
Power
External 12-18V DC power supply
1.0A max/tip pos or neg
Dimensions and weight? (width x depth x height, enclosure only)
8.6 x 6.9 x 1.75 inches
22 x 17.5 x 4.5 cm
2.875 lbs / 1.31 kg
System Requirements
Mac System Requirements
Intel Core i3 Mac or faster (including the new M1 Macs)
4 GB RAM; 8 GB or more recommended
macOS version 10.11 or later
(Optional driver requires 10.13 or later)
Available USB port
A large hard drive (at least 500 GB for recording)
Windows System Requirements
Intel Core i3 PC (or AMD equivalent)
4 GB RAM; 8 GB or more recommended
Windows 10
Available USB port
A large hard drive (at least 500 GB for recording)
Class-Compliant Support
USB audio class compliant for plug-and-play operation on Mac or iOS (no driver required)
Included Software
CueMix 5
MOTU Performer Lite
6GB of loops and sounds from Big Fish Audio, LucidSamples, Loopmasters and MOTU
Compatible Mac Software
MOTU Performer Lite
MOTU Digital Performer
Avid Pro Tools (version 9 or later)
Apple Logic Pro
Apple Logic Express
Apple Garage Band
Apple SoundTrack Pro
Ableton Live
Presonus Studio One
Propellerhead Record & Reason
Steinberg Cubase
Cockos Reaper
Native Instruments Kontakt
Waves stand-alone apps (and plug-ins, via compatible host)
Compatible Windows Software
MOTU Performer Lite
MOTU Digital Performer
Avid Pro Tools (version 9 or later)
Ableton Live
Cakewalk Sonar
Cockos Reaper
Image Line FL Studio
Native Instruments Kontakt
Presonus Studio One
Propellerhead Record & Reason
Sony Vegas Pro
Sony Sound Forge
Sony Acid
Steinberg Cubase
Waves stand-alone apps (and plug-ins, via compatible host)

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