MOTU 828ES

28-in/32-out Thunderbolt/USB 2.0/AVB Audio Interface
  • 28-in/32-out hybrid audio interface for studio and live sound
  • ESS Sabre32 DAC technology delivers 123dB of dynamic range and superb audio quality
  • Optimized drivers yield round-trip latency as low as 1.6ms at 96kHz via Thunderbolt and 1.9ms via USB
RRP: $1,649.00
$1,519.00
SKU
070008E

Redesigned with renowned ESS Sabre32 DAC technology and a new front panel layout, the 828es connects to a Mac, PC or iOS device over Thunderbolt or USB with low latency, high performance drivers to deliver 60 total channels of I/O, 48-channel mixing and 32-bit floating point DSP effects processing.

Superb analog sound and ultra low latency performance
Advanced extras, incorporated from MOTU’s flagship 1248 interface, include ESS Sabre32™ DAC technology with 123 dB dynamic range, ultra low round trip latency (RTL) performance as low as 1.6 ms at 96 kHz over Thunderbolt (and 1.9 ms over USB), USB audio class compliant firmware for connection to iOS™ devices (with a standard camera adapter, sold separately), convenient web app control from any mobile computing device, flexible matrix-style routing and splitting, stand alone mixing with Wi-Fi control and AVB/TSN audio networking for system expansion.

New control room features
New control room features appearing for the first time on a MOTU interface include a built-in talkback mic with front panel “talk” button and “A/B” monitor select, mute and sum-to-mono buttons for the main outs.

Key Features:

  • 28-in/32-out hybrid audio interface for studio and live sound
  • ESS Sabre32 DAC technology delivers 123dB of dynamic range and superb audio quality
  • Optimized drivers yield round-trip latency as low as 1.6ms at 96kHz via Thunderbolt and 1.9ms via USB
  • Dual LCD screens allow you to see all signal activity at a glance with detailed metering
  • Access your hardware settings from a simple and convenient front-panel menu
  • 2 great-sounding microphone preamps with dedicated sends, switchable pads, and phantom power
  • 8 analog inputs accommodate a wide variety of line-level gear
  • 16 channels of ADAT optical digital I/O and stereo S/PDIF expand your system with additional gear
  • Built-in talkback mic with front-panel Talk button and A/B speaker select buttons
  • Onboard 32-bit floating point DSP-driven digital mixer with EQ, dynamics, and effects provides latency-free routing
  • Hook up a wireless router and take complete control of the onboard mixer from your laptop, tablet, or smartphone
  • MOTU’s AVB audio networking expands your system with additional AVB-equipped audio interfaces
  • Create an AVB network via optional AVB Switches with support for up to 5 compatible interfaces

Specifications

Specifications
Brand MOTU
Gross Shipping Weight - Volumetric (kgs) 6.0000
Computer Connectivity Thunderbolt
Bus Powered No
Microphone Preamps 2
DI Input Yes
Onboard DSP/FX Yes
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