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MOTU 8pre-es 24 x 28 Thunderbolt/USB Audio Interface with 8 Mic Pres, DSP and Networking

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Overview

Eight preamps that are brilliantly transparent.

This audio interface has all the connectivity you needed to connect all your studio gear, including microphones, guitars, synths, keyboards, drum machines, outboard processors and optical expanders. It has 8 combo XLR/TRS preamps, 8 balanced 1/4" outputs, and 16 channels of digital connectivity. 

Equipped with renowned ESS Sabre32 DAC technology and a new front panel design, the 8pre-es connects to a Mac, PC or iOS device over Thunderbolt or USB with low latency, high-performance drivers to deliver 52 channels of audio I/O, 48-channel mixing and DSP effects, including Classic Reverb, modeled analog EQ and vintage compression modeled after the legendary LA-2A. E

Control room features include a built-in talkback mic with front-panel "talk" button and"A/B" speaker select buttons. Advanced extras include a flexible routing and splitting, system expansion, audio networking, stand-alone mixing, Wi-Fi control from mobile devices, DC coupled analog outputs and AudioDesk workstation software.

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Specs

8pre-es 24 x 28 Thunderbolt/USB Audio Interface with 8 Mic Pres, DSP and Networking Specifications:

Audio Quality
  • Max bit depth: 32-bit
  • Max sampling rate: 192 kHz
  • Frequency response: Not Specified
Inputs
  • Total inputs: 24
  • Analog inputs: 8
  • Digital inputs: 16
  • Mic preamps: 0
  • XLR/TRS combo jacks: 8
  • XLR only jacks: 0
  • 1/4” only jacks: 0
  • DB25: 0
  • S/PDIF in: 0
  • ADAT/optical in: 16
  • RCA in: 0
  • AES/EBU: 0
  • MADI: 0
  • SMUX 0
Outputs
  • Total outputs: 26
  • Analog outputs: 10
  • Digital outputs: 16
  • XLR/TRS combo jacks: 8
  • XLR out: 0
  • 1/4” out: 2 (stereo)
  • DB25: 0
  • S/PDIF out: 0
  • ADAT/optical out: 16
  • RCA out: 0
  • AES / EBU: 0
  • MADI: 0
  • Dante: 0
Other Connectivity
  • Connections: Thunderbolt, USB
  • MIDI I/O: Yes
  • Headphone output(s): Yes
  • Word-clock I/O: Yes
Onboard Features
  • Computer platform: No
  • Phantom power: Yes
  • Direct monitoring: Not Specified
  • Onboard DSP: Yes
  • Metering: Yes
  • Display: Yes
  • Latency control: Not Specified
  • Monitor control: Not Specified
  • Headphone control: Yes
Other
  • Width: 19"
  • Height: 1.75"
  • Depth: 7"
  • Weight: 4.2 lbs
  • Rack-mountable: Yes
  • Included software: Yes
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