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MOTU 8PRE-ES Thunderbolt / USB Rackmount Studio Audio Interface $30 Instant Coupon use Promo Code: $30-OFF

$1,199.99

MOTU 8PRE-ES Thunderbolt / USB Rackmount Studio Audio Interface $30 Instant Coupon use Promo Code: $30-OFF

$1,199.99
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 8PRE-ES  MOTU 

 

 Studio Thunderbolt/USB Interface 

 

The MOTU 8PRE-ES is a 24 x 28 Thunderbolt™ / USB audio interface. Connect all your studio gear, including microphones, guitars, synths, keyboards, drum machines, outboard processors and optical expanders. All I/O is available simultaneously.

 

MOTU 8PRE-ES Includes:

  • Thunderbolt and USB 2.0 drivers

  • MOTU Discovery App for Mac & PC (finds connected MOTU interfaces)

  • MOTU Discovery App for iOS (available from Apple App Store)

  • MOTU Pro Audio Control web app (served from the hardware itself)

  • MOTU Audio Tools (FFT, oscilloscope, X-Y plot, phase analyzer)

  • AudioDesk for Mac & Windows (separate download)

MOTU 8PRE-ES Features:

  • Renowned ESS Sabre32 Ultra™ DAC technology

  • Cutting-edge components deliver ultra-transparent sound

  • Ultra-low latency and renowned rock-solid performance

  • USB and Thunderbolt for Mac, PC and iOS

  • Take control of your recording sessions

  • Console-style mixing with 48 channels and 12 busses

  • Vintage processing with 32-bit float precision

  • Route your audio anywhere with one-click ease

  • Control everything from your laptop, tablet and smartphone

  • The art of the mix on your touchscreen

  • No computer or laptop needed

  • MOTU interfaces are built to last

  • Expand your system with more I/O and Wi-Fi control

  • Two banks of optical

  • Time code support

  • DC-coupled TRS outputs

  • Balanced analog

  • Two headphone jacks

  • Audio analysis tools

MOTU 8PRE-ES Specifications:

  • Sample rates: 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192 kHz

Mic/line/instr inputs

  • 8 x XLR/TRS "combo style" mic/line/instr inputs

  • Preamp gain: 0 to +63 dB (digitally controlled)

  • TRS max level with pad: +17 dBu

Analog outputs

  • 8 x 1/4" TRS line out (balanced, DC coupled)

  • Max level: +20 dBu (digitally adjustable -4 to +20)

  • 2 x 1/4" TRS stereo headphone

Digital I/O

  • 2 banks (16 ch) of ADAT optical at 1x sample rates

  • 2 banks (8 ch) of SMUX optical at 2x sample rates

  • Switchable to stereo TOSLink (optical S/PDIF)

Total I/O

  • 24 in / 28 out (52 total) at 1x sample rates

  • 16 in / 20 out (36 total) at 2x sample rates

  • 8 in / 12 out (20 total) at 4x sample rates

Computer I/O

  • 1 x Thunderbolt 1 (Mac and Win)

  • Thunderbolt 2 & 3 compatible

  • 1 x USB 2.0 audio class compliant

  • USB 3.0 and iOS compatible

Computer I/O channels Thunderbolt

  • 128 in/out at 1x (44.1 to 48 kHz)

  • 128 in/out at 2x (88.2 to 96 kHz)

  • 64 in/out at 4x (176.4 to 192 kHz)

  • Computer I/O channels USB:

  • 64 in/out at 1x (44.1 to 48 kHz)

  • 32 in/out at 2x (88.2 to 96 kHz)

  • 24 in/out at 4x (176.4 to 192 kHz)

  • Sync I/O: 1 x BNC word clock in/out

  • Network I/O: 1 x RJ45 AVB/TSN Ethernet (1 Gbps)

  • Headphone: 2 x 1/4" TRS stereo phone (assignable)

  • Phantom power: 8 x individual +48V

Front panel

  • 2 x 1/4" TRS headphone output

  • 2 x digital rotary encoders • phone vol

  • 4 x digital rotary encoders • mic/instr input gain

  • 2 x large digital rotary encoders • main vol / menu

  • 8 x small switches • (2) Pad / (2) 48V Phantom pwr

  • 10 x large switches • menu nav / A-B select, etc.

  • 2 x LCD (128 x 160) for level meters / menu nav

Power

  • International 100-240V autoswitching supply

  • 50-60 Hz • 0.5A max

  • Dimensions (WxDxH, enclosure only, with rack brackets): 19" x 7" x 1.75" (48.3 x 17.75 x 4.5 cm)

  • Weight: 4.2 lbs (1.9 kg)

Mac System Requirements

  • 1 GHz Intel-based Mac or faster

  • 2 GB RAM; 4 GB or more recommended

  • Mac OS X version 10.8 or later

  • Available Thunderbolt 1/2/3, USB 2/3 or AVB/TSN Ethernet port*

  • A large hard drive (at least 500 GB for recording)
    *AVB/TSN Ethernet audio interface operation requires OS X El Capitan or later

Windows System Requirements

  • 1 GHz Pentium-based PC compatible or faster

  • 2 GB RAM; 4 GB or more recommended

  • Windows 7, 8 or 10

  • Available Thunderbolt 1/2/3 or USB 2/3 port

  • A large hard drive (at least 500 GB for recording)

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