MOTU Micro Express 2 USB

USB MIDI Interface

  • 4 x MIDI-IN
  • 6 x MIDI OUT
  • 96 Channels
  • SMPTE
  • Status LEDs
  • Pedal input
  • USB port
  • For PC / MAC
  • Dimensions: 24.13 x 17.78 x 4.45 cm

Further information

Amount Of Inputs 4
Amount Of Outputs 6
SMPTE Timecode Yes
Serial Port No
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Excellent case (finally the answer to my MIDI sync problems with several synths)

Eric150, 17.10.2012
Excellent case whose functionality perfectly match my needs "always" I had to be able to play in real time (with or without a MAO lociel on PRDI) several synth synchronized with each other in MIDI (noticeably for arpeggiators).
And this much better than with a MIDI message routing software tools (like the very good free software "MIDI-OX" for example) and especially to be able to use it without a computer.

It is really the tools that I missed, the factory preset parameters are already largely sufficient for different uses and can also be configured specifically with the software, the "user" setting remains stored in the case in stand-alone mode (even without connection on the PC), there is just a power supply via USB via a simple adapter Sector / Usb (for example).

The configuration software exists, it does its job but I find a little way.
Notably think to make several versions of the personal settings backup file and test them loading, if you have created some, because some in my case were illegible by the app.
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Strong hardware with explanations in the manual

SirPrise, 09.01.2013
When unpacking, I noticed besides the device only a manual in English. The German had I look, it was on an extra CD - but not as a device but one among many in a list. Then it was not listed in the Geräteliste. I found it then under the heading Midi-USB. This is also better ...
Unfortunately I missed at the beginning of the manual the usual overview with designation of the keys and numbered control elements in the illustrations. The instructions are very detailed, but I had trouble to grasp the big picture and I'm not a newbie!
The same applies to the software.

It could be easily installed and after I had risen through the software everything worked well.
The factory presets are praiseworthy for a fast success experience, so you can easily sound with a masterkeyboard eg Expander via Midi.
Nevertheless, I consider it essential to program user presets. A pity I found in the context that the software only works when the device hangs on the computer, sometimes you would like to program in the living room its setup.
I also wanted a standalone device to not always have to hack the computer - but today is almost no more - a pity. (I knew before)

Conclusion: Strong and well-processed hardware with manual and explanation deficit
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