MOTU 828es Thunderbolt Audio Interface
The MOTU 828es brings the pristine audio quality and new networking and control technologies from the AVB series into the classic 828 formula of multiple analogue & digital I/O options packed into a single 1U 19" rack format.
Redesigned with renowned ESS Sabre32™ DAC technology and new dual full-colour LCDs, the 828es connects to a Mac or PC over Thunderbolt™ or USB 2.0 with ultra-low latency and renowned, proven Drivers to deliver 28 inputs, 32 outputs, 48-channel mixing and 32-bit floating point DSP effects processing, including Classic Reverb, modelled analogue EQ, and vintage compression modelled after the legendary LA-2A™.
Two mic/guitar "combo" style inputs provide transparent preamps with remote control for individual gain/pad/48V phantom power and amp-like hi-Z guitar input.
Control room features include a built-in talkback mic with front-panel "talk" button and "A/B" speaker select buttons.
The AVB port allows for additional I/O options such as MADI or AES/EBU to be easily added to the system via an Ethernet cable connection.
Advanced extras include flexible matrix-style routing and splitting, stand-alone mixing with Wi-Fi control, pre-converter mic channel sends, dedicated time code in/out and AudioDesk workstation software.