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Motu M4 Audio Interface

Original price $269.95 - Original price $269.95
Original price $269.95
$269.95
$269.95 - $269.95
Current price $269.95
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♫ In stock
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In stock: It is in stock and available to ship or pickup. We can usually ship or have these items available for pickup by the next business day if they don't require inspection, special handling, or setup. Our pickup location is 11151 Veirs Mill Rd. Silver Spring, MD 20902.

📆 Preorder: It is on the way to our warehouse. We can't predict when preorder items will arrive due to current supply chain issues. If you place an order for one of these items someone will contact you to estimate the delivery date.

Out of stock: We don't currently have it available but you're not out of luck yet. We still may be able to get it. If you order one of these items we will contact you with an estimated fulfillment date. You have the option to cancel the order if you change your mind.

Special order: The item is so special that it needs to be custom ordered for you. Some of these items are works of art and have to be made individually. Orders for special order items must be prepaid and we cannot accept cancellations or refunds.

█ Sold out: We don't think we can get this item because it was either discontinued by the manufacturer or was limited in quantity. If you want or need this item call or text us. Sometimes we can help you track down the item through other sources or help you find something similar.

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New: The item is brand new as received from the manufacturer with a full manufacturer warranty. Instruments such as guitars, snare drums, drum kits, brass and woodwind instruments may be opened for photography and quality control inspection and may not be in a factory sealed box.

Mint or Open Box: The item may have been opened and tested but has been repackaged. The original packaging may have superficial issues but the item itself and any originally included accessories are in perfect, like new condition.

Display Model: These items are so cool that we put them on display in our legendary shop. The condition is brand new as received from the manufacturer with manufacturer warranty. Rest assured, these items undergo a very careful inspection before shipping.

Demo: These items have been on our sales floor for demo purposes and will likely show signs of use. The original packaging may no longer be included, but you can be assured that you are receiving an awesome item and an awesome price.

Used: The item is used. These item may have varying degrees of wear. Please read the description for information about the condition of the item. Used items do not carry a warranty.

B or C Stock: Factory refurbished. These items were purchased from the manufacturer in a refurbished condition. They will show some cosmetic issues, but nothing that would impact performance. Being that these are sealed from the manufacturer, we generally do not open these to photograph the cosmetic issues. They are guaranteed to work and may have a limited warranty or you may purchase an extended warranty in some cases. Please see the listing description for item specific information.


Get an Audio Interface that is Best in Class in Every Category

Audio Quality

Equipped with the same ESS Sabre32 Ultra DAC Technology found in audio interfaces costing thousands, the M4 delivers an astonishing 120 dB Dynamic Range on its main outputs. ESS converters also drive the headphone output, which rivals dedicated headphone amplifiers costing hundreds. Ultra-clean preamp circuits produce a measured -129 dBu EIN on the mic inputs. Capture and monitor your audio with pristine clarity.

Speed

The M4 provides best-in-class speed for monitoring live inputs (mic, guitar or keyboard) through your computer, thanks to MOTU's expertly engineered USB drivers, which deliver class-leading, ultra-low 2.5 ms Round Trip Latency (at 96 kHz with a 32 sample buffer).

Metering

When recording and mixing, nothing is more critical than achieving optimum levels. The M4 is the only audio interface in its class with a full color LCD featuring clear, detailed level meters for all inputs and outputs. Enjoy professional-level volume control and feedback to get your sound just right.

Loopback

The M4 driver provides convenient loopback channels to your host computer, so you can easily route computer output back to the computer, where you can mix it with live mics and/or guitar inputs from the M4 in your host software for live streaming or podcasting. Streaming and podcasting has never been easier and better-sounding!


SPECIFICATIONS

Technical Specifications

  • Sample rates - 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192 kHz
  • Mic/line/guitar
    • 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 inputs
    • 2 x 1/4" line in
  • Analog outputs
    • 4 x 1/4" TRS line out (balanced, DC coupled)
    • 4 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
  • Headphone
    • 1 x 1/4" TRS stereo phone
  • Phantom power
    • 2 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
    • 1 x potentiometer - input monitor mix
    • 2 x potentiometer - mic/line/guitar input gain
    • 5 x switches - (2) 48V, (2) MON and (1) 3-4
    • 160 x 120 pixel full-colored LCD with input and output level meters
  • Power
    • Bus-powered through USB
  • Dimensions and Weight (width x depth x height, enclosure only)
    • 8.25 x 4.25 x 1.75 inches
    • 20.955 x 10.8 x 4.5 cm
    • 1.55 lbs / 0.7 kg

System Requirements

  • Mac System Requirements
    • 1 GHz Intel-based Mac or faster
    • 2 GB RAM; 4 GB or more recommended
    • macOS version 10.11 or later (Optional driver requires 10.13 or later)
    • Available USB port
    • A large hard drive (at least 500 GB for recording)
  • Windows System Requirements
    • 1 GHz Pentium-based PC compatible or faster
    • 2 GB RAM; 4 GB or more recommended
    • Windows 8 or 10
    • Available USB port
    • A large hard drive (at least 500 GB for recording)
  • Class-Compliant Support
    • USB audio class compliant for plug-and-play operation on Mac or iOS (no driver required)
  • Included Software
    • MOTU Performer Lite
    • Ableton Live 10 Lite
    • 6GB of loops and sounds from Big Fish Audio, LucidSamples, Loopmasters and MOTU

Manufacturer: Mark of the Unicorn
Model: M4
SKU: I634573-N-18-WHXPL
UPC: 839128006126


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