The MOTU 828es is a 28-in, 32-out, Thunderbolt or USB Audio Interface with an ESS Sabre32 DAC as well as dual full-colour displays. Delivering pristine audio quality playback, the 828es boasts an outstanding 123dB of dynamic range. As a result, you’ll enjoy all-round impressive recording performance, with next to zero latency.
With a host of I/O, the 828es gives you access to 60 simultaneous audio channels; 2 top of the range mic preamps; a wide range of digital options; and AVB networking. What’s more, you can use the 828es as a standalone mixer; or make use of wireless control directly from your tablet, smartphone, or laptop. Above all, the 828es is a powerful, DSP-driven audio interface that offers a wide range of great-sounding digital effects.
Packed with high-end features
MOTU is a brand that’s renowned for its top-notch hardware and professional sound. Following suit, the 828es gives you everything you’d expect. Including top-notch sound, ridiculously low latency, and ample I/O into a single-rack enclosure. Sporting renowned ESS Sabre32 DAC technology, the 828es gives you analog audio quality that competes with the best. While the optimized drivers mean you’ll experience latency as low as 1.6ms at 96kHz through Thunderbolt connection and 1.9ms through USB.
The 828es also features 2 mic preamps, 8 analog inputs & outputs, 2 XLR outputs, and dual stereo headphone outputs. Not to mention 16 channels of ADAT, S/PDIF, MIDI, and word clock I/O.
DSP, EQ, Compression & Effects
Sporting a built-in digital mixer, the MOTU 828es delivers large-console-style mixing offering 48 channels, 7 stereo busses, 3 groups, access to 32 network inputs, and 32-bit floating-point effects processing. So it’s easier than ever to build complex and latency-free routing schemes. You can also send any input to any output, or even multiple outputs. When it comes to effects, the 828es boasts a Classic Reverb, 4-Band British Parametric EQ, and vintage modeled LA-2A compression. So you’ve got everything you need to fine-tune and add flare to your recordings.
Innovative Wireless Control
Connect your 828es to a wireless router, and enjoy the capabilities of a fully standalone mixer. Allowing you to access all the internal mixing functions, effects, and processing power; straight from your tablet, smartphone, or laptop. To top it off, the 828es software is entirely web-based. So it can run directly from your web browser, as long as you’re on the same network.
Get more from your MOTU 828es
Finally, if you need even more I/O and processing power; the MOTU 828es allows you to link multiple AVB-equipped audio interfaces directly to it. Allowing you to easily link hundreds of channels across multiple rooms!