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ESI M8U eX

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USB 3.0 MIDI Interface

  • 16 MIDI ports
  • Each port can be used as input or output
  • Automatic input and output detection
  • Multicoloured LEDs for status display
  • Additional functions allow the interface to be used as a thru or merge box
  • Power supply via USB or with the mains adapter included
  • Class compliant from Windows 7 and macOS (32- / 64-bit)
  • Dimensions: 325 x 145 x 45 mm
Available since September 2018
Item number 444479
Sales Unit 1 piece(s)
Amount Of Inputs 16
Amount Of Outputs 16
SMPTE Timecode No
Serial Port No
£179
All prices incl. VAT
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Delivery free of charge expected between Wednesday, 17.07. and Thursday, 18.07.
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43 Customer ratings

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Great thing for a very good price
TzaSh 24.02.2022
I own few synths and drum machines, most of them communicate via good old midi DIN (some have humming ground loops while used via midi USB, and some don't have USB at all). The unit is easy to plug and play with Ableton, and USB hub is very handy as well.
Not a whole 5 star because of the not very useful rack ears improvisation that comes with the unit. It's an external pair of ears, fits well on the sides of the unit but meant to be hold in place using double side stickers (supplied in the box). Will simply not hold... I've used some duct tape to attach to unit, and it's in the non visible side of rack so I'll live with that.
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Solid MIDI Interface
Miro S 01.08.2022
I'm using it for a few hardware synths that are connected to PC / DAW (through the USB). It's a solid product, and it handles MIDI tasks very well. After a few weeks of use, I had only a few issues when it didn't recognise MIDI IN correctly, and it was overloading Behringer Odyssey: when it was off, all sequencer lights were lightened up. The solution was to turn it on and off and on again. I did some tweaks in the Cubase MIDI setup (my main DAW), and it looks like it's recognizing it correctly so far. So maybe it was a user error.
I'm using additional USB ports for Cubase Dongle (no problems here). iLok was complaining about license issues, so I had to put it dongle back to a USB port on a PC.
Rackmount is not perfect, but it's ok so far.
I can highly recommend it for anyone who needs several MIDI In/Outs
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Very easy to use
JP Robert 07.03.2021
I have a small home studio with a MIDI mix of DIN and USB devices. The M8U makes it very easy to connect my gear and change MIDI connections very fast when needed. It helps me very much in my workflow.
Only one issue: the rack ears are attached to the device with stickers instead of screws and as they are not very precisely made, it slowly slips down if is not in an horizontal position. In my case I had to wrap some tape around the ears and the device to make them stick together. But as it's not visible in the rack I don't consider it a major issue and I'm still very happy with it.
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Awesome Midi Interface
Bnso 21.06.2020
I really dig this interface, really well-built and offers so many functions!

Inputs and Outputs are configurable, which makes this unit extra useful, as well as the usb 3 inputs on the back make this a super convenient usb hub too!

I truly recommend this unit and i am really happy to own one.
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