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2-Channel USB C Audio Interface

  • 24-Bit / 192 kHz AD/DA converter
  • 2 Microphone preamps with individually switchable +48 V phantom power on each one
  • 2 Line inputs: 6.3 mm XLR / Jack Combo (switchable to Hi-Z instrument input)
  • 2 Line outputs: 6.3 mm Balanced jack
  • 2 Unbalanced outputs (mirrored): RCA
  • Stereo headphone output: 6.3 mm Jack
  • MIDI input/output
  • Loopback feature
  • LCD level meter
  • Includes MOTU Performer Lite, Ableton Live Lite, and 6 GB of loops and samples

Further Information

Recording / Playback Channels 2x2
Number of Mic Inputs 2
Number of Line Inputs 2
Number of Instrument Inputs 2
Number of Line Outs 2
Headphone Outs 1
Phantom power Yes
Number of S/PDIF Connectors 0
Number of ADAT Connectors 0
Numer of AES/EBU Connectors 0
Number of MADI Connectors 0
Ethernet 0
Other Connectors No
MIDI interface Yes
Word Clock No
Max. sample rate (kHz) 192 kHz
Max. resolution in bit 24 bit
USB Bus-Powered Yes
Incl. power supply No
USB Version 2.0
Width in mm 191 mm
Depth in mm 108 mm
Height in mm 45 mm

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An Upgrade
Grym, 05.10.2021
I bought this as step up upgrade from my Scarlett Solo 3rd gen.
I'm really satisfied with it so far, haven't encountered any glitches or artifacts experimenting with the settings and driver seems stable to use.
Soundwise, it's different from my lil' Scarlett, feels little more open and clear, most obvious in the high end of things, Hi-hats and cymbals coming through clearly and more noticable, and bass seems more toned down compared to the Scarlett. It'll take a bit to get used to but I like it, the whole spectrum feels more balanced.
So far, easy to use, works great, sounds great, I hope it'll last, I recommend!
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Great little sound interface
nicops, 19.01.2021
I use the Motu M2 as a replacement for my Tascam us 16x08 which started to loose quality in the headphone amp (left and right channels aren't exactly at the same level anymore). As I am currently working solely on my headphones, my main concern was the headphone amp. As many tests show, this interface has an incredible amp. Power over USB means it can be taken on the road easily, which is another plus.

I use this interface in two setups: one on my main computer with the DAW configured to receive inputs from the Tascam 16x08 and to output to the Motu M2, this works great (with protools).
I also use the M2 on my macbook pro 2017 and this is where things get weird... Sometimes when I turn off the interface, the macbook's touchbar turns off as well and won't boot back up. When trying to reboot the computer, it just hangs and I have to force it. This is not a major issue but it is still very annoying.
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Did not expected a huge difference
ernő, 04.10.2021
I was shocket by the sound and build quality. A big step forward.
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Big Sur and M1 compatible
Juan Micó, 27.09.2021
Excellent converters and sturdy build.
It requires an extra step to work on macOS Big Sur, but after that it gets recognised by the Mac and any DAWs as expected.
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