UltraLite-mk4 is a USB audio interface with 40 simultaneous I/O channels (18 in, 22 out). It also delivers exceptional sound quality, new ultra-low latency drivers and expanded DSP
18 x 22 USB audio interface with 40 simultaneous audio channels
2 mic/guitar inputs, 6 line ins, 10 line outs, phone out, S/PDIF digital I/O and 8-channel optical I/O for 18 inputs and 22 outputs.
Superb analog quality with ultra-low latency
Analog outputs deliver 117 dB dynamic range. New, optimized drivers deliver rock-solid performance and industry-leading low latency.
DSP mixing and effects processing
Flexible 48-input digital mixer with 7 stereo aux busses, 3 group sends, access to eight network inputs, and DSP effects, including reverb, 4-band EQ, gate, and compression.
Modeled vintage effects processing
Classic reverb. Compression modeled after the legendary LA-2A compressor. EQ modeled after British analog console EQs.
Flexible matrix routing and splitting
Send any input to any output, or multiple outputs. Includes routing to and from the computer.
Web app control
Control everything from your favorite web browser on a laptop or mobile device (table or smartphone) through a shared Wi-Fi network.
Connects to any computer with hi-speed USB 2.0 (audio class compliant, compatible with USB 3.0 and iOS). Compatible with all audio software.
The large backlit LCD lets you view all signal activity at a glance with detailed metering for all analog and digital I/O. Access hardware settings from a simple and convenient menu.
Includes AudioDesk workstation software for Mac and Windows with 24-bit recording, sample-accurate editing and 32-bit mixing and mastering.
Sample rates: 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192 kHz
2 x combo XLR/TRS mic/guitar inputs
Preamp gain: 0 to +60 dB (digitally controlled)
Instrument gain: 0 to +30 dB (digitally controlled)
6 x 1/4" TRS line inputs (balanced/unbalanced)
Max level: +24 dBu (digitally adjustable -96 to +22)
10 x 1/4" TRS line out (balanced, DC coupled)
Max level: +20 dBu (digitally adjustable -4 to +20)
1 x 1/4" TRS stereo headphone
1 bank (8 ch) of ADAT optical at 1x sample rates
1 bank (4 ch) of SMUX optical at 2x sample rates
Switchable to stereo TOSLink (optical S/PDIF)
18 in / 22 out (40 total) at 1x sample rates
14 in / 18 out (32 total) at 2x sample rates
8 in / 12 out (20 total) at 4x sample rates
1 x USB 2.0 audio class compliant
USB 3.0 and iOS compatible
Computer I/O channels:
64 in/out at 1x (44.1 to 48 kHz)
32 in/out at 2x (88.2 to 96 kHz)
24 in/out at 4x (176.4 to 192 kHz)
1 x MIDI IN
1 x MIDI OUT
16 MIDI channels to/from computer host
1 x 1/4" TRS stereo phone (assignable)
2 x individual +48V
1 x 1/4" TRS headphone output
2 x XLR/TRS combo inputs
1 x digital rotary encoders
main/phone vol/pwr2 x digital rotary encoders
mic/instr input gain4 x switches
(2) Pad and (2) 48V Phantom pwr128 x 48 pixel LCD for level meters / menu nav
External 12-18V DC power supply 1.0A max
tip pos or neg
Mac System Requirements
1 GHz Intel-based Mac or faster2 GB RAM; 4 GB or more recommendedMac OS X version 10.8 or laterAvailable USB 2.0 or 3.0 portA large hard drive (at least 500 GB for recording)
Windows System Requirements
1 GHz Pentium-based PC compatible or faster2 GB RAM; 4 GB or more recommendedWindows 7, 8 or 10Available USB 2.0 or 3.0 portA large hard drive (at least 500 GB for recording)
Web App Support
Any web client platform: Mac, Windows, Linux, iOS, AndroidAny web browser: Safari, Firefox, Chrome, Opera, Explorer, etc.
MOTU Discovery App for Mac & Windows (finds connected MOTU interfaces)MOTU Discovery App for iOS (available from Apple App Store)MOTU Control web app (served from the hardware itself)AudioDesk 4.0 for Mac & Windows (separate download)
For computer audio I/O: Mac OS X 10.8 or later; Windows 7 or laterFor web app control: Mac, Windows, Linux, iOS, Android
Compatible Mac Software
The UltraLite-mk4 ships with standard Core Audio drivers for Mac OS X for compatibility with virtually all Core Audio-compatible apps, including:
MOTU Digital PerformerAvid Pro Tools (version 9 or later)Apple Logic ProApple Logic ExpressApple Garage BandApple SoundTrack ProAbleton LivePresonus Studio OnePropellerhead Record & ReasonSteinberg CubaseCockos ReaperNative Instruments KontaktWaves stand-alone apps (and plug-ins, via compatible host)
Compatible Windows Software
The UltraLite-mk4 ships with standard ASIO and Wave drivers for Windows 7, 8 and 10 for compatibility with virtually all ASIO- and Wave-compatible audio apps, including:
MOTU Digital PerformerAvid Pro Tools (version 9 or later)Ableton LiveCakewalk SonarCockos ReaperImage Line FL StudioNative Instruments KontaktPresonus Studio OnePropellerhead Record & ReasonSony Vegas ProSony Sound ForgeSony AcidSteinberg CubaseWaves stand-alone apps (and plug-ins, via compatible host)