MOTU 8 Pre-es

24/28 Channel Audio Interface

  • 24-Bit / 192 kHz AD / DA ESS Saber32 converter
  • 8 Phantom-powered mic preamps (XLR / TRS combo)
  • 2x ADAT IN / OUT
  • 8x Analogue OUT (6.3 mm jack TRS)
  • 2x Headphone output
  • Can be used standalone as an 8-channel converter
  • Connect to Mac or PC via Thunderbolt, USB 2.0 or AVB / TSN Ethernet
  • For MAC OS X 10.8 or higher, Windows 7, 8 or 10
  • Format: 19" / 1 HE

Further Information

Recording / Playback Channels 24x28
Number of Mic Inputs 8
Number of Line Inputs 8
Number of Instrument Inputs 8
Number of Line Outs 8
Headphone Outs 2
Phantom power Yes
Number of S/PDIF Connectors 2
Number of ADAT Connectors 2
Numer of AES/EBU Connectors 0
Number of MADI Connectors 0
Ethernet 1
Other Connectors No
MIDI interface No
Word Clock 1xIn, 1xOut
Max. sample rate (kHz) 192 kHz
Max. resolution in bit 24 bit
USB Bus-Powered No
Incl. power supply Yes
USB Version 2.0
Width in mm 483 mm
Depth in mm 178 mm
Height in mm 45 mm
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Ein gutes Interface
Konstantin_1990, 22.12.2019
ich betreibe nebenberuflich ein kleines Tonstudio und wollte diesem mit dem Interface ein Upgrade gönnen.

Bisher habe ich mit dem Interface Schlagzeug, E-Gitarre, Akustikgitarre und Gesang aufgenommen. Die Mikrofone, die ich nutze sind Studio-Klassiker wie das Shure SM-57, das Sennheiser MD421 aber auch verschiedene Audio-Technica. Mein Computer ist ein iMac und ich arbeite mit Cubase.

Die Wandler lösen sehr schön auf und wenn man mit separaten Preamps arbeitet ist auch das Rauschen nicht zu hören.
Ich empfinde es aber für den Preis als verhältnismäßig laut wenn man die verbauten Preamps stark aufdrehen muss um sehr leise Signale aufzunehmen.

Einen Stern Abzug bei Features gibt es von mir, weil mein kein lastenfreies Monitor Signal nutzen kann. Aber ein großes Plus ist die Geschwindigkeit. Per USB Kabel schwächelt es zwar, aber über Thunderbolt ist es super schnell, auch bei vielen Spuren.

Die Bedienung ist super Easy und eigentlich selbsterklärend. Mit USB hat auf dem iMac alles sofort funktioniert. Eingesteckt und konnte sofort loslegen. Damit es mit Thunderbolt funktioniert muss man aber bei MOTU die Software herunterladen. Danach ging aber alles reibungslos. Auch die Einbindung in Cubase ist perfekt und hat sofort geklappt.

Ein kleines Minus ist noch, dass nur ein USB Kabel im Lieferumfang enthalten war. Da es damit aber etwas langsam ist fänd ich das Thunderbolt schon nötig.

Fazit:
Für das Geld bekommt man hier ein sehr professionelles Gerät, das einwandfrei funktioniert und leicht zu bedienen ist.
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Fantastica
Alessio@I_Ferri, 22.05.2020
Qualità Motu. Solida, funzionale, facile da usare. Qualità dei preamp assolutamente fantastica: potenti e trasparenti, amplificano senza colorare il suono. Con Mac OSX integrazione istantanea, senza settaggi complessi. Assolutamente nulla di negativo da segnalare, un grande prodotto.
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lordbastian, 28.11.2018
Interfejs stanowi rozszerzenie systemu AVB, w którym dziala bez zarzutu. Polecam szczególnie jako dodatkowy studio input expander!
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