MOTU 16A Thunderbolt Interface


SKU: 16A Categories: ,
Brands: MOTU


The MOTU 16A is part of a MOTU’s new range of high end Thunderbolt audio interfaces. Each of the new MOTU interfaces feature AVB networking, connectable with each other through cat-5e up to 5 units giving room for expandability at very low latancy. The MOTU interfaces also features a DSP engine running 32 bit floating point processing, 12 stereo busses and DSP effects based on vintage hardware.

The MOTU 16A features 16 balanced / unbalanced TRS analogue inputs and outputs, plus 2×8 channel ADAT optical ports, delivering a total of 32 inputs and outputs, the 16A can be used to expand your analogue IO or as a flexible patchbay and mixer. The 16A features fantastic quality, with its balanced TRS analogue outputs measuring a dynamic range of 123dB. The 16A is also equipped with a 48channel digital mixer, the inputs can be received from anywhere, whether it be from the 16A’s inputs or through your host computer software.

The main features of the MOTU 16A Thunderbolt Interface include:

  • Highend Thunderbolt / USB interface 
  • 12 stereo busses and DSP effects 
  • 32bit floating point processing 
  • Modeled vintage effects processing (featuring the legendary LA-2A compressor) 
  • Expandable with up to 5 MOTU AVB interfaces with a cat-5e cable 
  • Matrix routing and splitting 
  • 256 channels of network audio I/O 
  • Web app control 
  • Stand-alone mixing with wireless control 
  • ADAT digital IO, 16channels at 44.1-48kHz / 8channels at 88.2-96kHz 
  • Large backlit 324×24 LCD for comprehensive metering

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Weight 10 kg


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