18×22 USB audio interface with DSP, mixing and effects
The latest in MOTU’s popular, award-winning UltraLite interface series, the UltraLite-mk5 is an 18-input, 22-output audio interface with DSP mixing, effects processing and best-in-class analog audio quality for on-the-go mobile audio recording. Connect to a computer through hi-speed USB 2.0 with optimized ultra-low latency drivers (audio class compliant, compatible with USB 3.0 and iOS) and record at sample rates up to 192 kHz with two combo XLR/TRS mic/line/h-Z guitar inputs, six line-level analog inputs, ten analog outputs, 8-channel optical I/O (with support for 2-channel TOSLink), RCA S/PDIF digital I/O, MIDI I/O and a headphone output. Monitor live inputs directly on any analog output pair with DSP-driven mixing. Create a separate, unique monitor mix for each output (monitor outs, phones, etc.) Apply on-board effects, including reverb, 4-channel parametric EQ and dynamics processing to inputs and mix busses. Use the UltraLite-mk5 as a stand-alone mixer and control everything from new CueMix™ 5 software running on your laptop, iPad™, iPhone™, tablet and smartphone. From studio to stage, the UltraLite-mk5 delivers exceptional sound quality, state-of-the-art operation and rock-solid performance.
Superb sound with ultra-low latency
The UltraLite-mk5 provides flexible and mobile USB2 audio connectivity to your computer with ultra-low latency and superb analog quality at sample rates up to 192 kHz. You get all the I/O you need, including two combo XLR/TRS mic/line/hi-Z guitar inputs, six line-level analog inputs, ten analog outputs, 8-channel optical digital I/O, S/PDIF digital I/O, MIDI I/O and a headphone output.
Built for studio and stage
Housed in a compact, sturdy enclosure you can take anywhere, the UltraLite-mk5 is equally well-suited for studio and stage, with or without a computer. As an interface or standalone mixer, the UltraLite-mk5 provides 18 inputs and 22 outputs, for a total of 40 I/O channels.
All the I/O you need
Connect all of your audio gear, including speakers, headphones, mics, guitars, synths, keyboards, drum machines, effects processors and even MIDI devices.
Record, monitor, route and process all live inputs using the on-board multi-bus mixer, with ultra-low latency and no processor strain on your computer.
DSP-driven effects processing
Apply hardware-based, DSP-driven effects processing to your mix, independent of your host computer, including reverb, EQ and compression.
Use “loopback” USB channels to mix live inputs with computer output for live streaming and podcasting.
Mobile recording and mixing
After recording and mixing in the studio, take the UltraLite-mk5 on the road with your laptop for mobile recording and live mixing.
From studio to stage, the UltraLite-mk5 delivers renowned driver support, exceptional sound quality, state-of-the-art operation and rock-solid performance.