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MOTU HD192 (PCI 424) - 12 Input / 12 Output High Resolution Hard Disc Recording System with PCI 424 Card for Mac and PC

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MOTU HD192 (PCI 424) - 12 Input / 12 Output High Resolution Hard Disc Recording System with PCI 424 Card for Mac and PC
$142/mo. suggested payments for 12 Mos.
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MOTU HD192 Overview

The HD192 hard disc recording system from MOTU provides an interface with twelve, high-quality, 24-bit/192kHz analog inputs and outputs. The interface is designed with the latest generation 24-bit, enhanced multi-bit, 128x oversampling 192kHz converters, which deliver a remarkable A-weighted signal-to-noise ratio of 120dB. In addition to the interface the system includes a PCI-424 card and Audiodesk workstation software.

Audio activity for every input and output is represented on the front panel by dedicated nineteen-segment LED bar graph. The twelve analog inputs and outputs are on XLR connectors operating at +4dB. AES/EBU digital input and output is also provided with the added ability of delivering sample rate conversion both on input and output. Two "over" meters are included - a temporary over meter and an over/hold meter that is re-settable via software. Comprehensive clock status LEDs are also included that show at a glance the current sampling rate and clock source. Wordclock sync is provided on BNC connectors.

The HD192 uses the second generation AudioWire protocol, a high-bandwidth digital audio format capable of carrying up to twenty-four channels of 96kHz or twelve channels of 192kHz digital audio in and out of the computer at the same time. The included PCI-424 card features a powerful DSP chip dedicated to creating a custom tailored monitor mix of up to ninety-six channels of audio. Because the mixing takes place on the card itself, the system provides near-zero latency performance. Up to four audio interfaces (which are hot swappable) can be connected to a PCI-424 in any combination.

Expandable hard disc recording system
Up to four HD192 units can be connected to a PCI-424 audio card for a total of 48 inputs and outputs
User can have as many simultaneous channels as the host software and computer allow
Compatible with all MOTU AudioWire interfaces
Includes ASIO drivers for Mac OS and Windows
Multi-channel WDM driver provides simultaneous inputs/outputs for all Windows audio applications that support standard WDM and multi-channel Wave drivers
Fully compatible with VST, MAS, Premiere, DirectX, and all other host-based native plug-in formats

MOTU HD192 Specs

Form FactorRackmount
Channels of I/O12 Input / 12 Output
Built-In DSPYes
Maximum Sampling Rate192 kHz / 24-Bit
Number of Microphone Preamps12 Preamps
Built-In MicrophoneNone
Expansion SlotsNone
Signal Processing
Analog Audio I/O12 x XLR 3-Pin Balanced Input
12 x XLR 3-Pin Balanced Output
Digital Audio I/O1 x XLR 3-Pin AES3 Input
1 x XLR 3-Pin AES3 Output
Host Connection / USBNone
USB (Non-Host)None
Sync I/O1 x BNC Word Clock Input
1 x BNC Word Clock Output
1 x BNC AES11 Input
Network I/ONone
Wireless ConnectivityNone
Dynamic Range120 dBA
THD+N-106 dB / 0.00056%
Digital Audio
Sample Rates44.1 / 48 / 88.2 kHz
Sample Rate ConversionNone
Bit Depths24-Bit
Sync SourcesADAT
Audio Storage & Playback
Memory Card SlotNone
OS CompatibilitymacOS 9
macOS 10
*As of November, 2021: check with manufacturer for the most up-to-date compatibility
Included SoftwareNone
Processor RequirementMac:
PowerPC G4
Intel Pentium III
RAM RequirementsMac:
128 MB
64 MB
Required HardwareAvailable PCI Card Slot
Power RequirementsAC/DC Power Adapter (Included)
Rackmount Size2 RU
Packaging Info
Package Weight15.2 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)24.6 x 15.1 x 9.1"

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