4-in/4-out USB-C audio interface

Available on backorder


The M4 is a 4-in/4-out USB-C audio interface for Mac, Windows and iOS.  It offers best-in-class audio quality, best-in-class speed (ultra-low latency) and best-in-class metering with a full-color LCD. Record vocals, instruments or other audio sources quickly and easily. The M4 includes MOTU Performer Lite and Ableton Live Lite production software, 100+ instruments, dozens of plug-ins, and over 6 GB of loops and samples to start making music right away. Additional features include two mic/line/hi-Z instrument XLR combo inputs, individual preamp gain and 48V phantom power, two balanced 1/4-inch line inputs, one-touch hardware monitoring for all inputs, support for stereo monitoring, mix knob for balancing live input with computer playback, four balanced 1/4-inch DC-coupled outputs, four unbalanced RCA outputs (mirrored), ESS-driven headphone output with independent volume control, MIDI in/out, driver “loopback” channels for live-streaming and podcasting, and USB bus power with power switch (USB cable included).


• 4-in / 4-out USB audio interface with studio-quality sound

• Best-in-class audio quality driven by ESS Sabre32 Ultra™ DAC Technology

• Best-in-class speed (ultra-low latency) for host software processing

• Best-in-class metering for all inputs/outputs with a full-color LCD

• 2x mic/line/hi-Z guitar inputs on combo XLR/TRS

• Individual preamp gain and 48V phantom power for each input

• 2x balanced 1/4-inch line inputs

• Hardware (direct) monitoring for each input (mono or stereo for inputs 1-2, stereo for inputs 3-4)

• Monitor mix knob to balance live inputs and computer playback

• Measured -129 dB EIN on mic inputs

• 4x balanced, DC-coupled 1/4-inch TRS outputs

• Measured 120 dB dynamic range on the 1/4-inch balanced TRS outputs

• 4x RCA (unbalanced) analog out (mirrored)

• 1x headphone out (driven by ESS converters) with independent volume control

• MIDI in/out

• Support for 44.1 to 192 kHz sample rates

• USB audio class compliant for plug-and-play operation on Mac (no driver required)

• Windows driver with 2.5 ms Round Trip Latency (32 sample buffer at 96 kHz)

• Mac driver (optional, for 2.5 ms RTL@32/96 kHz and loopback feature)

• iOS compatible (USB audio class compliant)

• Driver loopback for capturing host output, live streaming and podcasting

• Bus powered USB-C (compatible with USB Type A) with power switch (USB cable included)

• Rugged metal construction

• Workstation software included (MOTU Performer Lite 10 and Ableton Live Lite 10)

• 100+ instruments (in Performer Lite)

• Over 6 GB of included free loops, samples and one-shots from industry leading libraries

• Kensington security slot

• Built in the USA

• Two-year warranty