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2-Channel USB C Audio Interface

  • 24-Bit / 192 kHz AD/DA converter
  • 2 Microphone preamps with individually switchable +48 V phantom power on each one
  • 2 Line inputs: 6.3 mm XLR / Jack Combo (switchable to Hi-Z instrument input)
  • 2 Line outputs: 6.3 mm Balanced jack
  • 2 Unbalanced outputs (mirrored): RCA
  • Stereo headphone output: 6.3 mm Jack
  • MIDI input/output
  • Loopback feature
  • LCD level meter
  • Includes MOTU Performer Lite, Ableton Live Lite, and 6 GB of loops and samples
Recording / Playback Channels 2x2
Number of Mic Inputs 2
Number of Line Inputs 2
Number of Instrument Inputs 2
Number of Line Outs 2
Headphone Outs 1
Phantom power Yes
Number of S/PDIF Connectors 0
Number of ADAT Connectors 0
Numer of AES/EBU Connectors 0
Number of MADI Connectors 0
Ethernet 0
Other Connectors No
MIDI interface Yes
Word Clock No
Max. sample rate (kHz) 192 kHz
Max. resolution in bit 24 bit
USB Bus-Powered Yes
Incl. power supply No
USB Version 2.0
Width in mm 191 mm
Depth in mm 108 mm
Height in mm 45 mm
available since November 2019
Item number 478035
Included in delivery USB cable
Zero latency monitoring 1
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157 Customer Reviews

Really Big Upgrade
Tiea 18.11.2021
I purchased this to replace my Focusrite Solo 3rd Gen interface because it was unreliable. My microphone was always crackling, when I was listening to audio it made random noises and it was really annoying. Motu M2 is a huge upgrade for me, couldn't be more satisfied with the purchase. The small screen on the interface looks really nice, sounds a lot clearer than my old interface and also it's a lot more reliable, build quality feels a lot better as well. I can only recommend it to anyone who's considering this buy!


Great little sound interface
nicops 19.01.2021
I use the Motu M2 as a replacement for my Tascam us 16x08 which started to loose quality in the headphone amp (left and right channels aren't exactly at the same level anymore). As I am currently working solely on my headphones, my main concern was the headphone amp. As many tests show, this interface has an incredible amp. Power over USB means it can be taken on the road easily, which is another plus.

I use this interface in two setups: one on my main computer with the DAW configured to receive inputs from the Tascam 16x08 and to output to the Motu M2, this works great (with protools).
I also use the M2 on my macbook pro 2017 and this is where things get weird... Sometimes when I turn off the interface, the macbook's touchbar turns off as well and won't boot back up. When trying to reboot the computer, it just hangs and I have to force it. This is not a major issue but it is still very annoying.


Motu and Thomann
Dc.van kleef 15.04.2020
First off all I would like to thank Thomann for its fast delivery especially now during lock down times!

Than the Motu M2!
I worked with Motu products in the past and now that I restarted my music hobby I was happy to find this Motu M2 her at Thomann-de
I use Ableton live which they also include as extra software (lite version) plus I move around from time to time so its perfect for me and my laptop to fit in a bag to come along

The quality of Motu has always been good in my opinion and this time again I have to say the same!
Good sound with on the front side a simple and clear display and buttons for the volumes, plus inputs for mic/line/guitar x2
On the back you have the midi in/out and your monitor inputs plus a power switch
Easy install of the driver just follow the instructions plus you get some nice software with loop & sound packs that are great as well
It comes with a USB C cable to connect with your computer
which is fine for me
Honestly I don?t have any cons on this product

So If you are looking for a solid and good sounding easy to carry audio interface than this is a great deal, price wise and quality wise you wont be disappointed !



Best in class "Value for money"
Happy customers 06.04.2021
I picked this audio interface for recording virtual instruments while listening to audio mix in real-time. Can output to high resistance headphones and has amazing studio grade pre-amplifiers for condenser microphones available in way more expensive hardware. I like on/off hardware switch and the visual indicator (display) for input and output levels. I like everything about this device. The price is best in class if you consider what you get for it. For real-time low latency monitoring I need to increase buffer to 2048 and calibrate latency in DAW (Ableton Live).


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