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MOTU M2 2x2 USB Audio Interface
MOTU M2 2x2 USB Audio Interface
$199.95

MOTU M2 2x2 USB Audio Interface

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SoundPro Item: 102294
MPN: M2
$199.95
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The M2 is a 2-in/2-out USB-C audio interface for Mac, Windows and iOS that offers best-in-class audio quality, best-in-class speed (ultra-low latency) and best-in-class metering with a full-color LCD. Record vocals, instruments or other audio sources quickly and easily. The M2 includes MOTU Performer Lite and Ableton Live Lite production software, 100+ instruments, dozens of plug-ins, and over 6 GB of loops and samples to start making music right away. Additional features include two mic/line/hi-Z instrument XLR combo inputs, individual preamp gain and 48V phantom power, one-touch hardware monitoring, support for stereo monitoring, balanced 1/4-inch DC-coupled outputs, unbalanced RCA outputs (mirrored), ESS-driven headphone output with independent volume control, MIDI in/out, driver "loopback" channels for live-streaming and podcasting, and USB bus power with power switch (USB cable included).

MOTU M2 Features

  • 2-in / 2-out USB audio interface with studio-quality sound Best-in-class audio quality driven by ESS Sabre32 Ultra™ DAC Technology
  • Best-in-class speed (ultra-low latency) for host software processing
  • Best-in-class metering for all inputs/outputs with a full-color LCD
  • 2x mic/line/hi-Z guitar inputs on combo XLR/TRS
  • Individual preamp gain and 48V phantom power for each input
  • Hardware (direct) monitoring for each input (mono or stereo)
  • Measured -129 dB EIN on mic inputs
  • 2x balanced, DC-coupled 1/4-inch TRS outputs
  • Measured 120 dB dynamic range on the 1/4-inch balanced TRS outputs
  • 2x RCA (unbalanced) analog out (mirrored)
  • 1x headphone out (driven by ESS converters) with independent volume control
  • MIDI in/out
  • Support for 44.1 to
  • 192 kHz sample rates
  • USB audio class compliant for plug-and-play operation on Mac (no driver required)
  • Windows driver with 2.5 ms Round Trip Latency (32 sample buffer at 96 kHz)
  • Mac driver (optional, for 2.5 ms RTL@32/96 kHz and loopback feature)
  • iOS compatible (USB audio class compliant)
  • Driver loopback for capturing host output, live streaming and podcasting
  • Bus powered USB-C (compatible with USB Type A) with power switch (USB cable included)
  • Rugged metal construction
  • Workstation software included (MOTU Performer Lite 10 and Ableton Live Lite 10)
  • 100+ instruments (in Performer Lite)
  • Over 6 GB of included free loops, samples and one-shots from industry leading libraries
  • Kensington security slot
  • Built in the USA
  • M2 2x2 USB Audio Interface1
  • Two Year Warranty1
  • Sample rates44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192 kHz
  • Mic/line/guitar inputs
    • 2 x XLR/TRS "combo jack" mic/line/Hi-Z guitar inputs
    • Independent preamp gain, 48V phantom power and monitor switch for each input
  • Analog outputs
    • 2 x 1/4" TRS line out (balanced, DC coupled)
    • 2 x RCA (unbalanced) analog out (mirrored)
    • 1 x 1/4" TRS stereo headphone
  • Computer I/O 1 x USB-C (compatible with USB Type A) 2.0 audio class compliant
  • MIDI I/O
    • 1 x MIDI IN
    • 1 x MIDI OUT
    • 16 MIDI channels to/from computer host
  • Headphone1 x 1/4" TRS stereo phone
  • Phantom power2 x individual +48V
  • Front panel
    • 1 x 1/4" TRS headphone output
    • 2 x XLR/TRS combo inputs
    • 1 x potentiometer • monitor vol
    • 1 x potentiometer • phone vol
    • 2 x potentiometer • mic/instr input gain
    • 4 x switches • (2) 48V and (2) MON
    • 160 x 120 pixel full-colored LCD with input and output level meters
  • PowerBus-powered through USB
  • Dimensions and weight (WxDxH, enclosure only)
    • 7.5x4.25x1.75 inches (19.05x10.8x4.5 cm)
    • 1.35 lbs / 0.61 kg

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