MOTU 896MK3 Hybrid Firewire/USB Audio Interface/Mixer with 8 I/O Channels

Item # COM896MK3
| Mfg # 4470
| UPC # 839128005785
Our Price: $995.00
Retail: $1,295.00 | You Save: 23%
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The 896mk3 Hybrid is a hybrid FireWire USB2 audio interface for Mac and Windows that provides 28 separate inputs and 32 separate outputs (at 44.1 or 48kHz). Both analog and digital I/O are offered at sample rates up to 96 kHz, and analog recording and playback is offered at rates up to 192 kHz. All inputs and outputs can be accessed simultaneously. The 896mk3 Hybrid consists of a standard 19-inch, double space, rack-mountable I/O unit that connects directly to a computer via a standard FireWire or USB cable.


  • Universal computer connectivity via FireWire or high-speed USB2
  • Eight 24-bit XLR analog outputs
  • Eight 24-bit analog inputs equipped with XLR/TRS “combo” jacks
  • Eight mic preamps (one on each input)
  • Independent 48V phantom power and 20 dB pad for each mic input
  • Independent front-panel Precision Digital Trim™ for each input
  • Two extra XLR analog main outs
  • Operation on all analog I/O at standard sample rates up to 192 kHz
  • AES/EBU digital I/O at samples rates up to 96 kHz with sample rate conversion
  • RCA S/PDIF at sample rates up to 96 kHz
  • Word clock input and output
  • On-board SMPTE synchronization via any analog input and output
  • Two FireWire jacks for chaining multiple units
  • Foot switch input for hands-free punch-in/out
  • Two phone jacks with independent volume control
  • Programmable master volume knob
  • CueMix™ FX no-latency mixing, monitoring and effects processing
  • Front-panel LCD programming for the mixer and all other settings
  • Dedicated 10-segment LED level meters for all eight analog inputs
  • Dedicated 10-segment level meters for main outs
  • Programmable 10-segment LED level meters that display levels for any 8-channel input or output bank, as well as AES/EBU or S/PDIF digital I/O
  • Auto-switching international power supply
  • Stand-alone operation



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