Motu MIDI Express XT is coming back


Motu MIDI Express XT

Because a lot of people ask for this, MOTU reintroduces Midi Express XT, their 8-in/8-out MIDI interface, patchbay, and merger with time code sync.

The MIDI Express XT is MOTU’s intelligent 128-channel USB MIDI interface for Mac and Windows. It delivers USB connectivity to any computer, sub-millisecond MIDI timing accuracy, 8 separate MIDI inputs, 9 MIDI outputs, sync features, a foot switch input, and tons of MIDI processing, including routing, merging, and muting. Best of all, Midi Express XT is now shipping again at the same price with support for 23.976 SMPTE time code and completely updated ClockWorks software for Mac OS X and Windows 7/Vista.

Motu MIDI Express XT Top Features

  • USB MIDI interface for Mac and Windows
  • Stand-alone MIDI patchbay/merger/processor
  • SMPTE time code sync in all formats (includes new support for 23.976 fps time code)
  • 8×8 MIDI merge matrix: connects any device to any other
  • 16 front panel presets
  • 8 independent MIDI IN
  • 8 independent MIDI OUT (9 output connectors)
  • 128 MIDI channels
  • Supports MIDI Machine Control
  • Pedal input for momentary foot switch
  • 16 presets with 8 programmable, battery-backed memory
  • MIDI Time Stamping (MTS) for sub-millisecond timing accuracy
  • Includes updated drivers and ClockWorks™ software for Mac and Windows
  • Internal Power Supply

Motu MIDI Express XT | Midi Processing

  • Merge any inputs to any outputs
  • Route any inputs to any outputs
  • Mute any MIDI data on any cable
  • Re-channelize on input and output

Motu MIDI Express XT | Sync

  • SMPTE time code (LTC) generator and reader
  • Converts LTC to MIDI Time Code (MTC) to sync a Mac, PC or any other devices to SMPTE time code
  • Converts all SMPTE frame rates (23.976, 24, 25, 29.97 drop, 29.97 non-drop, 30)
  • Stripes SMPTE time code in all frame rates (23.976, 24, 25, 29.97 drop, 29.97 non-drop, 30)
  • Converts MIDI Time Code to SMPTE time code
  • SMPTE “Jam Sync” with adjustable freewheeling for dropout-free sync
  • Supports MIDI Machine Control – serves as either an MMC master or slave, distributes MMC transport commands to all other MMC devices

Motu MIDI Express XT | Specs

  • Custom-designed VLSI technology
  • Front panel buttons and LED’s for choosing presets (8 factory, 8 user)
  • Front panel SMPTE stripe button
  • Front panel SMPTE lock and tach LED’s
  • Status lights for MIDI IN/OUT and computers
  • Front panel MIDI IN and OUT ports
  • Panic button
  • 17 MIDI connectors
  • 2 SMPTE quarter-inch phone (line level)
  • 1 pedal quarter-inch phone input
  • 1 IEC power connector (switchable 115V – 220V)
  • Includes: Software console for Macintosh and Windows, power cord, USB cable
  • Chassis dimensions, excluding rack ears: 19 × 7 × 1.75 inches (48.26 × 17.78 × 4.45 cm). With rack ears attached, fits standard 19 inch (48.26 cm) rack at 1U high.

Source: Motu


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