If you’re looking for the ultimate interface to be the centerpiece of your studio, look no further than the Avid Pro Tools | MTRX II. Offering exceptional sound quality, I/O customizability, and extensive routing and monitor control, the MTRX II gives any sized studio the capability of handling the largest music and audio productions.
Preloaded with 64 channels of DigiLink I/O, 256 channels of Dante I/O, 64 channels of MADI I/O, Word Clock I/O, and 128 channels of SPQ Speaker Processing in the base unit before touching the option card slots, the MTRX II is a future-proof investment for any studio. Plus, unlike the original MTRX, the option card combinations have no limitations, giving users ultimate flexibility for years.
Let’s take a look at some sample configurations.
For musicians, creatives, and new studio owners, the MTRX II base unit possesses everything you need in a single 2U chassis. As previously mentioned, it comes stock with 64 channels of DigiLink I/O, 256 channels of Dante I/O, 64 channels of MADI I/O, Word Clock I/O, and 128 channels of SPQ Speaker Processing. That’s enough I/O to accommodate most music ensembles that walk through a studio’s doorway.
For engineers that mix in stereo, the MTRX II has option cards for whatever your project calls for. Mix and match analog and digital option cards to meet your I/O and monitoring needs. With this suggested build-out, you’ll get an additional 8 Analog Inputs & Mic Preamps to easily track in stereo, an additional 16 analog output channels with level control, and an extra 64 channels of DigiLink I/O to handle any size stereo mix.
For music producers that need as much I/O as they can get, the MTRX II and the available option cards equip you with endless connectivity. With this suggested build-out, connect all of your gear and record pristine quality sound with an additional 32 channels of analog input and mic pres, and another 32 channels of analog output with level control opening the world to mixing music immersively.
Are you mixing audio for film and tv? MTRX II offers everything you need in the base unit, and if you out-grow that I/O, there are 8 open option card slots to let you expand to any production size. The base unit comes stock with 64 channels of DigiLink I/O, 256 channels of Dante I/O, 64 channels of MADI I/O, Word Clock I/O, and 128 channels of SPQ Speaker Processing. That’s enough I/O to accommodate most post-production mix work and then some.
Are you an independent post-production facility that specializes in Foley or ADR? Mix and match I/O option cards to support any ADR or re-recording workflow. With this suggested build-out, get an additional 8 Analog Inputs & Mic Preamps, an additional 16 analog output channels with level control, and an extra 64 channels of DigiLink I/O to make recording large casts or accurately capturing an atmosphere simple. And if you need more, there are four empty option card slots to future-proof your studio.
MTRX II makes the most complex sessions effortless for enterprise and theatrical production facilities. Easily configure Dolby Atmos workflows and route audio to several Dante and MADI devices all in one 2U chassis. With this configuration, harness the power of an additional 8 channels of line-level analog inputs, 16 channels of analog output with level control, 192 channels of DigiLink I/O, and an additional 8 line AES3 inputs and outputs with built-in sample rate conversion. And if you run out of I/O, one option card slot is still open to expand further.
Pro Tools | MTRX II not only comes with 64 channels of built-in DigiLink I/O, 256 channels of Dante, and 64 channels of MADI, it’s fully modular to accommodate any ADR, Foley, sound design, re-recording, or mixing session. Configure its eight card slots with all the I/O you need—the same option cards as MTRX, plus a new Thunderbolt 3 option—replacing multiple I/O, routing, and monitor control interfaces. Route any signal between the various I/O formats. And connect multiple HDX systems and DAWs with a single interface.
Take a look at the available option cards below.
Enables 256 channels of native low-latency I/O connectivity and routing between multiple Core Audio based DAWs, including Pro Tools.
Adds eight channels of line-level analog inputs
Adds two channels of analog inputs and mic preamps with relay-based gain circuit—an ideal low-cost option for talkback and tracking
Adds 2 x 16 channels of SDI/HD/3G connections (embed/de-embed) with built-in sample rate conversion
Adds eight channels of analog inputs and mic preamps with relay-based gain circuit
Adds up to 128 channels of high-density, low-latency digital audio using Dante (128 channels at 41.1/48 kHz, 64 channels at 88.2/96 kHz, or 32 channels at 176.4/192 kHz)
Adds eight channels of line-level analog outputs with an output level control
Adds 128 channels of MADI inputs and outputs through two optical SFP ports
Adds 64 channels of DigiLink I/O through two DigiLink Mini ports
Pro Tools | MTRX II features 64 channels of DigiLink I/O, 256 channels of Dante, and 64 channels of MADI in the base unit to get you started, with eight option card slots to configure the audio interface with the I/O you need. It also includes built-in SPQ Speaker Processing for easy room calibration to optimize your monitoring environment.
Mix and match up to eight analog I/O cards to support up to 64 analog channels per MTRX II interface, design an all-digital box with up to eight digital I/O cards (supporting up to 576 DigiLink channels, 1,280 Dante channels, or 1,088 MADI channels when maxed out with all available cards and modules), or configure it with any combination of analog and digital I/O.
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