MOTU 16A AVB

Audio Interface

  • Thunderbolt and USB 2.0 port as well as AVB connectivity
  • 24-Bit / 192 kHz
  • On-board DSP with digital mixer and effects - Classic Reverb, Compressor (modeled LA-2A), EQ (modeled British analog console EQ)
  • 324 x 24 LCD Display
  • 16 x Line input 6.3 mm
  • 16 x Balanced line output 6.3 mm
  • 2 x ADAT input and output with S-MUX
  • Word clock input and output
  • 1 x Stereo headphone output
  • Web App Control (remote control via laptop, tablet or smartphone)
  • AVB Ethernet Port
  • Format: 19" / 1 HE
  • Includes: Audiodesk 4 Software

Further Information

Recording / Playback Channels 128x128
Number of Mic Inputs 0
Number of Line Inputs 16
Number of Instrument Inputs 0
Number of Line Outputs 16
Headphone Outs 0
Phantom Power No
Number of S/PDIF Connectors 0
Number of ADAT Connectors 2
AES/EBU Connectors 0
Number of MADI Connectors 0
Ethernet 1
Other Connectors No
MIDI Connectors No
Word Clock 1xIn, 1xOut
Max. Samplerate 192 kHz
Max. Resolution in Bit 24 bit
Bus-Powered No
Incl. Power Supply Yes
Windows Thunderbolt driver No
Thunderbolt Version 2
Width in mm 483 mm
Depth in mm 177 mm
Height in mm 44 mm

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Tricky set-up but great soundcard
06.12.2015
Great soundcard but not so easy to set-up...

I'm a longtime MOTU user (15+ years) but I found the initial set-up of this soundcard quite difficult. I found the MOTU manuals etc are not very helpful with this.
Let me mention a couple of things here that might help others in the same situation:
When you launch the AVB Discovery App, it can seem like nothing happens. But the tiny app icon will appear in your deskyop menu bar (next to clock etc). Its easy to miss. You have to click on this icon, select your device and you will access the web control app in your browser.
I ended up accessing the web app via Ethernet cable, which led to my next problem. Apparently leaving the Ethernet cable connected can interfere with the correct operation of the Thunderbolt cable. My 16A wouldn't recognize changes in sample rate, or let me change sample rate manually. I could not discover the reason for this, and I even thought the 16A was faulty. Then on a forum I stumbled across the advice not to have both Ethernet and TB connected at the same time. This solved the problem.
Apart from this early confusion, I'm very happy with the 16A. It sounds great and has all the connectivity I need for my analogue gear.
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marlasky, 22.12.2020
I bought it after having too many synths to connect to my focusrite. The amount of inputs is perfect for my setup. An digital mixer is accessible using an app or webpage, which saves me from having to have space and budget for an analog mixer on my desk. Another great feature is DC-coupled outputs, meaning they can be used to send CV and gate signals to (semi-)modular synths. Latency using usb is acceptable to me as I am far from being a pro.
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