MOTU Introduced a new Audio Interface, M6 with four Microphone Inputs, A/B Monitoring Switch and 2 Stereo Headphone Outs.
The interface is a USB -C Bus powered for both Windows and Mac. It features 4 best in class Mic Inputs Equipped with the same ESS Sabre32 Ultra™ DAC Technology, Delivering around 120 db of Dynamic Range. It also gets 2 dedicated Headphone outs with driven by the same ESS tech.
The M6 offers four microphone/line-level/instrument inputs via XLR/TRS combo sockets placed on the rear panel, which are joined by a further two line-level inputs provided by a pair of quarter-inch TRS sockets. Each of the four microphone inputs are equipped with their own independently switchable phantom power. An additional four quarter-inch TRS sockets offer four line-level outputs, You also get 1x MIDI in/out connectivity.
The M6 also offers A/B monitor switching. Connect two pairs of monitors and quickly check your mixes on each pair with the push of a button.
A software bundle is included with the purchase of an M6, consisting of MOTU Performer Lite, Ableton Live Lite, over 100 virtual instruments, and 6GB of loops and sample packs.
▷ Plug-and-play operation ▷ Hardware (direct) monitoring ▷ Independent 48V phantom power
▷ A/B monitor switching
▷ Stand-alone operation with power adapter ▷ Rugged metal construction ▷ 44.1 to 192 kHz sample rates
▷ macOS 10.11 or higher ▷ Windows 10 or higher ▷ iOS 9 or higher
The M6 is priced at US$399.95 and is now shipping.