The short answer: Track16 truly is an engineering achievement, packing the same quantity and quality of audio channels as other interfaces that cost hundreds more. Luxurious Metering Track16 sets the bar high for detailed metering in such a compact interface.
You get dedicated 7-segment main out meters, and configurable meters for all other analog inputs and outputs. Just press the METERS button to toggle between the blue and white labels. It's easy to monitor your signal levels at a glance with Track16.Studio Grade Sound Track16 has been engineered with MOTUs renowned, award-winning audio interface technology. The result is the pristine audio quality and rock-solid performance that MOTU interfaces are known for worldwide.
You can always record and mix with confidence, knowing that decades of engineering experience are behind you, every step of the way. Universal Connectivity Thanks to MOTUs Hybrid interface technology, Track16 connects to any Mac or PC via FireWire or high-speed USB 2.0. Connect your mic, guitar, keyboard, and digital input, and you are ready to make pro-quality recordings. Bus-powered Firewire and High-speed USB Track16 can draw power from its FireWire connection to the computer, so you can operate remotely on laptop battery power.
Track16 can record and play all channels simultaneously, and high-speed USB 2.0 provides plenty of bandwidth, even at 192 kHz. Support for Mac OSX and Windows Track16 provides time-tested drivers for Mac OS X and Windows (8, 7 and Vista) for cross-platform compatibility with virtually all audio software via WDM, ASIO, and Core Audio drivers. Solid Metal Chassis Track16's aluminum alloy chassis is lightweight, yet incredibly sturdy and durable, and designed to withstand the rigors of the studio, stage, and tour bus. In a world awash with cheap plastic, the cool feeling of Track16's metal exterior in your hands is a reassuring reminder that you are holding quality engineering and construction.Hybrid high-speed USB 2.0 and FireWire 400 connectivity. FireWire 400 supplies bus power (AC power supply provided for USB 2.0 operation). Supports up to full 24-bit/192kHz HD audio. All analog I/O connects via a single DB-25 breakout cable. Switchable +48V phantom power on each preamp.
8-bus mixer also functions in standalone mode. Mac and PC compatible on both 32-bit and 64-bit platforms. 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192 kHz. 2 x XLR mic inputs 2 x 1/4" TRS line inputs (balanced/unbalanced) 1 x 1/8" stereo "mini" line inputs (unbalanced) 2 x 1/4 hi-Z guitar inputs.
2 x 1/4" balanced TRS main out 2 x 1/4" unbalanced TRS line out 1 x 1/4" TRS stereo headphone 1 x 1/8" stereo headphone. 8-channel ADAT optical at 1x sample rates 4-channel SMUX optical at 2x sample rates 2-channel TOSlink (optical S/PDIF) up to 96 kHz.1 x FireWire 400 (Type B connector) 1 x USB 2.0. 2 x 7-segment ladder LEDs main outs 2 x 7-segment LEDs mic in or line 3-4 in 2 x 7-segment LEDs guitar in or phones 2 x 7-segment LEDs line in 1-2 or line out 2 x LEDs 48V phantom power 2 x LEDs -20 dB pad 5 x backlit switches input select 3 x backlit switches output select 1 x backlit switch meters toggle 1 x backlit switch power. 9-18V DC, 5W, tip + or - FireWire bus power DC power adapter included, required for stand-alone and USB 2.0 operation (except with FireWire bus power). Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 2-in 2-out USB Audio Interface with 2 Mic Preamps. Focusrite Scarlett Solo 2-in 2-out USB Audio Interface with 1 Mic Preamp. Radial Key-Largo Keyboard Mixer and Performance Pedal. TASCAM US-4X4 4-in 4-out Audio MIDI Interface for Mac, Windows and iOS iPad. Sign Up For Store Newsletter Sign Up. Warehouse / Showroom Address Unit 1, 39 Collie St Fyshwick ACT 2609. The item "MOTU Track16 Compact Streamlined One Touch USB 2.0 Audio Interface" is in sale since Friday, December 12, 2014. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments\Pro Audio\Audio/MIDI-Interfaces". The seller is "swamp-industries" and is located in Fyshwick, Canberra, ACT. This item can be shipped worldwide.