Motu 8PRE USB Audio Interface

Motu 8PRE USB Audio Interface



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Motu 8PRE USB Audio Interface

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Compact powerhouse. Optimise your studio's performance with this exceptional interface from Motu!

Tough, Professional, Spectacular

The result of an endless search for sonic brilliance, the Motu 8PRE USB Audio Interface enables you with an elite functionality that's easy to integrate into any studio setup, no matter how big or small.

Showcasing eight studio-standard preamps, capture an extensive catalogue of sound sources with the absolute finest detail. No matter how big or small your recording session is, expect nothing less than spectacular results.

Designed to evolve as you do and your set up expands, the 8Pre comes with ADAT optical ports, enabling you to amplify your studio system thanks to the mighty 8 extra preamps.

Making the art of the "Perfect Mix" simple, the Motu 8PRE comes with a CueMix DSP functionality, allowing you to route the audio whichever way you prefer for the pinnacle monitor or headphone mix without any signs of latency!

At such an incredible mid-range price, for the small to medium-sized studios, the 8Pre is a must-have!

Motu 8PRE USB Audio Interface Features:

  • 16x12 Audio Interface Perfect for Studio and Live Recording
  • Ideal for Either Windows and Mac Operating Systems
  • Eight Studio-Standard Preamps Shine on any Voice or Instrument
  • Accurate Monitor Ensures the Finest Results

Road Ready Design

Designed to preserve its luscious factory looks, the Motu 8Pre is presented with a lightweight aluminium alloy exterior that's both stylish and durable. Ideal for consistent use whether that's in the studio or on the road, the 8Pre will still look as fresh as the day you bought it even after aggressive use.

Efficient Control

Whether you're a bedroom producer and self-record or you're recording other artists, the Motu 8Pre USB Interface has considered all workflow scenarios to offer you the very finest of what they can offer. CueMix allows you to have complete control of your interface even when you're not physically next to the interface. Completely functional due to working over Wi-Fi, tweak levels, effects and panning positions to your preference. Supreme practicality!

Rivetting Clarity

It's impossible to get a bad recording when you have equipment this spectacular, whether its drums or vocals, the 8Pre excels. Boasting studio worthy preamps, you're presented with transparent clarity on essentially any sound source. With an extensive frequency range, get an enhanced yet natural character to your sessions. Nothing short of audible brilliance!

Motu 8PRE USB Audio Interface Specifications:

  • Computer Connectivity: USB 2.0
  • Form Factor: Rackmount
  • Simultaneous I/O: 16 x 12
  • Number of Preamps: 8
  • Phantom Power: Yes
  • A/D Resolution: 24-bit/96kHz
  • Built-In DSP/FX: Yes
  • Analog Inputs: 8 x XLR/TRS Combo
  • Analog Outputs: 2 x TRS (Main), 1 x TRS (Headphones)
  • Digital Inputs: 2 x ADAT (Optical, 8 Channels, 48kHz/8 Channels 96kHz)
  • Digital Outputs: 2 x ADAT (Optical, 8 Channels, 48kHz/8 Channels 96kHz)
  • MIDI I/O: In/Out
  • Rack Spaces: 1U
  • Height: 1.75"
  • Width: 19"
  • Depth: 7"
More Information
Manufacturer Motu
SKU 38141
Shipping Weight (kg) 5.000000
Effects Yes
Software Included Yes
Warranty 2 Years


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