18 x 18 USB / AVB audio interface with DSP mixing, Wi-Fi control and audio networking.
The latest in MOTU's popular, award-wining UltraLite interface series, the UltraLite AVB is an 18-input, 18-output audio interface with DSP mixing, Wi-Fi control, AVB audio networking and among the best-in-class analog audio quality for on-the-go mobile audio recording.
36 Simultaneous Audio Channels
You get 2 mic inputs, two guitar inputs, six line inputs, with line outputs, headphone out and 8-channel optical I/O for a total of 18 inputs and 18 outputs, simultaneously. The optical ports also support stereo TOSLink (optical S/PDIF).
Among the Best-in-Class Audio Quality
The UltraLite AVB sets a new standard for analog audio performance in a mobile audio interfaces. The eight balanced analog outputs deliver a stunning 117dB of dynamic ranges. This level of measured performance is usually only found in audio interfaces that can cost upwards of a thousand dollars or more.
The UltraLite AVB connects to your computer with audio class-compliant hi-speed USB 2.0 (compatible with USB 3.0 and iOS) for across-the-board compatibility now and in the future. Alternately, if you have a Mac running OS X Yosemite (10.10) or later, you can use a standard Ethernet cable for operation as an audio interface. Either way, the Ultra-Lite AVB is compatible with all audio software.
The mixer in the UltraLite AVB is a complete departure from earlier models. In fact, it' identical to the mixer found in MOTU' flagship 1248 and 16A interfaces. If you know your way around a large-format mixing console, you™ll feel right at home. If you™ve ever wished to mix on a large consoles, the driver' seat is now yours.
Modeled Analog EQ and Compression
British analog mixing consoles are renowned for their musical EQ profiles. The UltraLite AVB meticulously models these classic EQs to give you the very same, magical EQ response found on these coveted desks. Each input channel also provides a classic compressor with peak/RMS operation.
Groups and the Main Mix bus are equipped with MOTU's Leveler, an accurate model of the legendary Teletronix LA-2A optical leveling amplifier, known for its highly sought-after Automatic Gain Control (AGC) characteristics.
Web App Control
The software that you use to control the UltraLite doesn't reside on your hard drive. It's a web app served from the hardware itself. This means you can control the UltraLite's on-board DSP, mixing, device settings, and network audio routing from the web app software running in your favorite web browser on a laptop, tablet or smartphone connected by wire or Wi-Fi to your local area network. Use any web client on any platform ” Mac, Windows, Linux, iOS, Android ” as long as it shares the same network.
Compact recording interface with DSP mixing, Wi-Fi control, audio networking and more!