MOTU Ultralite-mk5 18×22 USB Audio Interface

18×22 USB audio interface with DSP, mixing and effects



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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.

On-board mixing 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.

Advanced extras 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.

Proven performance From studio to stage, the UltraLite-mk5 delivers renowned driver support, exceptional sound quality, state-of-the-art operation and rock-solid performance.


  • 18 x 22 USB audio interface — 2 combo XLR/TRS mic/line/hi-Z guitar inputs, 6 analog ins, 10 analog outs, headphone out, S/PDIF digital I/O and 8-channel optical I/O for 40 simultaneous audio channels.
  • Superb analog quality with ultra-low latency — Analog outputs deliver 125 dB dynamic range. Optimized drivers deliver rock-solid performance and industry-leading low latency.
  • DSP-driven monitor mixing — Mix live inputs to any analog output pair. Create a separate, unique mix for each output pair (six separate mix busses). Include computer channels in each mix.
  • On-board effects — Apply reverb, 4-channel parametric EQ and dynamics processing to inputs and bus mixes.
  • Universal connectivity — Connects to any computer with hi-speed USB 2.0 (audio class compliant, compatible with USB 3.0 and iOS). Compatible with all audio software.
  • Comprehensive metering — The high-resolution OLED display lets you view all signal activity at a glance with detailed metering for all analog I/O.
  • CueMix 5 app — Control mixing and settings from your Mac, PC or iOS device.
  • Performer Lite — Workstation software with over 100 included instruments, dozens of effects and 6 GB of included loops to make music right away.

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