Motu Ultralite AVB 18 x 18 I / O with DSP mix, network and audio

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Motu Ultralite AVB 18 x 18 I / O with DSP mix, network and audio

Motu Ultralite AVB Overview

MOTU UltraLite has the AVB, compact audio interface with 18 inputs and 18 outputs with Mix and DSP, wireless control, networking AVB audio and analog audio of highest quality for a mobile audio recording.

The UltraLite AVB provides more I / O than previous models, with separate guitar and microphone inputs (two each), 8 channels of ADAT optical (switchable TOSLink stereo), 6 x 8 I / O balanced analog jack and MIDI IN / OUT all housed in a rugged aluminum alloy chassis, half rack that is easily stored in a backpack.

The balanced

analog outputs reach a dynamic range of 117 dB, rivaling the quality of audio interfaces of a price range much higher.

The DSP doubles the processing power available to the mixer completely redesigned, providing 48 inputs, 12 bus and stereo effects processing 32-bit floating point, including modeled analog EQ, compression and reverb vintage classic. The routing matrix allows users to apply quickly connect inputs and outputs, or split inputs to multiple destinations. Users can also use UltraLite AVB as stand-alone mixer and control everything wirelessly from innovative web app running on your iPad ™, iPhone ™, tablet, smartphone and laptop.

The UltraLite AVB connects to a computer via Ethernet AVB or Hi-Speed ??& # 8203; & # 8203; USB 2.0 (compatible with USB 3.0 and iOS) and recording with sampling rates up to 192 kHz.

Through AVB Ethernet, users can connect another interface MOTU AVB to have more I / O - or connect to a network MOTU AVB with multiple interfaces and computer.

18 x 18 USB/AVB audio interface with 36 simultaneous audio channels
2 mic inputs, 2 guitar inputs, 6 line inputs, 8 line outputs, headphone out and 8-channel optical I/O for 18 inputs and 18 outputs.

Motu Ultralite AVB Features Summary

Best-in-class audio quality
117 dB dynamic range on analog outputs represents best-in-class analog audio performance for mobile recording.

DSP mixing and effects processing
Flexible 48-input digital mixer with 7 stereo aux busses, 3 group sends, access to eight network inputs, and DSP effects, including reverb, 4-band EQ, gate, and compression.

Modeled vintage effects processing
Classic reverb. Compression modeled after the legendary LA-2A compressor. EQ modeled after British analog console EQs.

Flexible matrix routing and splitting
Send any input to any output, or multiple outputs. Includes routing to and from the computer, plus any devices on the AVB network.

Stand-alone operation with wireless control
Connect an Apple® Airport™ or other Wi-Fi router with a standard Ethernet cable for wireless control of device settings, powerful 48-channel mixing and DSP effects.

Universal connectivity
Connects to your computer with standard AVB Ethernet or audio class compliant hi-speed USB 2.0 (compatible with USB 3.0 and iOS). Compatible with all audio software.

Web app control from any device
Control everything from your favorite web browser on a laptop, tablet and smartphone connected to your local Wi-Fi network.

System expansion
Add a 2nd MOTU AVB interface (1248, 8M, 16A, 24Ai, 24Ao, etc.) with a simple CAT-5e ethernet cable. Connect up to five MOTU interfaces using a MOTU AVB Switch (sold separately).

AVB audio networking
Build a network with multiple interfaces and computers using standard AVB switches and network cabling, with ultra-low network latency, even over long cable runs (100 meters point to point). Stream hundreds of audio channels among devices and computers on the network.

Comprehensive metering
The large backlit LCD lets you view all signal activity at a glance with detailed metering for all analog and digital I/O. Access hardware settings from a simple and convenient menu.

Includes AudioDesk workstation software for Mac and Windows with 24-bit recording, sample-accurate editing and 32-bit mixing and mastering.

Technical Specifications

Sample rates 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192 kHz
Mic inputs 2 x XLR mic inputs
Preamp gain: 0 to +56 dB (digitally controlled)
Analog inputs 2 x 1/4" hi-Z guitar inputs (front panel)
6 x 1/4" TRS line inputs (balanced/unbalanced)
Max level: +24 dBu (digitally adjustable -96 to +22)
Analog outputs 8 x 1/4" TRS line out (balanced, DC coupled)
Max level: +20 dBu (digitally adjustable -4 to +20)
1 x 1/4" TRS stereo headphone
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)
Total I/O 18 inputs and 18 outputs (36 total) at 1x sample rates
14 inputs and 14 outputs (28 total) at 2x sample rates
10 inputs and 10 outputs (20 total) at 4x sample rates
Computer I/O 1 x USB 2.0 audio class compliant
USB 3.0 and iOS compatible
1 x AVB Ethernet (requires OS X Yosemite)
Computer I/O channels USB 2.0 (44.1 to 48 kHz): 64 in/out
USB 2.0 (88.2 to 96 kHz): 32 in/out
USB 2.0 (176.4 to 192 kHz): 24 in/out
AVB Ethernet: 16 to 128 in/out, depending on
host computer speed
16 MIDI channels to/from computer host
Headphone 1 x 1/4" TRS stereo phone (assignable)
Phantom power 2 x individual +48V
Front panel 1 x 1/4" TRS headphone output
2 x TRS hi-Z guitar input
1 x digital rotary encoders • main/phone volume
2 x digital rotary encoders • guitar input gain/power
2 x digital rotary encoders • mic preamp gain
4 x switches • (2) Pad and (2) 48V Phantom switch
128 x 48 pixel LCD for level meters / menu nav
Power External 12-18V DC power supply
1.0A max • tip pos or neg

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 high-speed USB 2.0 or AVB Ethernet port*
A large hard drive (at least 500 GB for recording)
*AVB Ethernet audio interface operation requires OS X Yosemite
Windows System Requirements

1 GHz Pentium-based PC compatible or faster
2 GB RAM; 4 GB or more recommended
Windows 7 or later
Available USB 2.0 or 3.0 port
Available Ethernet port for firmware updates
A large hard drive (at least 500 GB for recording)
Web App Support

Any web client platform: Mac, Windows, Linux, iOS, Android
Any web browser: Safari, Firefox, Chrome, Opera, Explorer, etc.
Web client must be connected to the same network as the MOTU AVB interface by wire or Wi-Fi.
Included Software

MOTU AVB Discovery App for Mac (finds connected MOTU interfaces)
MOTU AVB Discovery App for iOS (available from Apple App Store)
MOTU AVB Control web app (served from the hardware itself)
AudioDesk 4.0 for Mac & Windows (separate download)
Operating Systems

For computer audio I/O: Mac OS X 10.8 or later; Windows 7 or later
For web app control: Mac, Windows, Linux, iOS, Android

Analog I/O Specifications

Connector type Dynamic range
(A-weighted) THD+N
(unweighted) Max
level Trim range
(in 1 dB steps)
Line output 1/4" TRS, balanced, tip hot 117 dB -101 dB +20 dBu 24 dB (-4 to +20)
Line input 1/4" TRS, bal/unbal, tip hot 110 dB -102 dB +24 dBu 118 dBu (-96 to +22)
Mic input XLR, balanced, pin 2 hot 112 dB -104 dB +24 dBu
(with pad) 56 dB
Phones 1/4", TRS stereo 112 dB -94 dB Max. 80 mw 128 dB

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