updated 01:00 pm EST, Mon November 28, 2005
828mkII audio interface
MOTU today announced a new USB 2.0 version of its . The new model, equipped with high-speed USB 2.0 for connection to any USB 2.0 compatible Mac or PC, is identical to the FireWire version. The interface offers a powerful 24-bit, 96kHz digital audio with 20 inputs and 22 outputs, including 10 channels of 96kHz analog recording and playback, combined with 8 channels of ADAT digital I/O and stereo S/PDIF. "With the addition of a USB 2.0 model, the 828mkII line now delivers even broader plug-and-play compatibility with latest-generation personal computers." Both the FireWire and USB 2.0 models are available now for $800.