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MOTU UltraLite AVB 18 x 18 USB/AVB Audio Interface

The MOTU UltraLite AVB is a pro-quality 18 X 18 USB audio interface that also integrates DSP mixing and audio networking features for compatible computer systems. If you’re looking to take advantage of MOTU’s new AVB networking systems, then the UltraLite AVB is the most cost effective way to buy in. MOTU have an impeccable reputation for providing rock-solid drivers for their entire Audio/MIDI/Video product range, and the new AVB interface are also sonically excellent too. 

    • MOTU UltraLite AVB FEATURES:

      UltraLite AVB Feature Summary
      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.

      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..

    • MOTU UltraLite AVB Tech Specs:

      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
      1 x 1/4" TRS stereo phone (assignable)
      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)
      MIDI I/O
      1 x MIDI IN
      1 x MIDI OUT
      16 MIDI channels to/from computer host
      External 12-18V DC power supply
      1.0A max • tip pos or neg

    • MOTU UltraLite AVB System Requirements:

      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, 8 or 10
      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 & Windows (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

      ** Please note, system requirements may change. For the most recent system requirements please visit the manufacturer's official product listing **

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