|Sample rates||44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192 kHz|
16 x XLR mic inputs
Preamp gain: 0 to +63 dB (digitally controlled)
8 x XLR line out
Max level: +20 dBu (digitally adjustable -4 to +20)
1 x 1/4" TRS stereo headphone
|Digital output||2 x XLR female AES/EBU out (4 ch) up to 96 kHz|
16 in and 12 out (28 total) at 1x sample rates
16 in and 12 out (28 total) at 2x sample rates
16 in and 8 out (24 total) at 4x sample rates
1 x USB 2.0 audio class compliant
USB 3.0 and iOS compatible
1 x AVB Ethernet (requires OS X Yosemite)
|Computer I/O channels||
USB 2.0 (44.1 to 48 kHz): 64 in/out
USB 2.0 (88.2 to 96 kHz): 32 in/out
USB 2.0 (176.4 to 192 kHz): 24 in/out
AVB Ethernet: 16 to 128 in/out, depending on
host computer speed
1 x MIDI IN
1 x MIDI OUT
16 MIDI channels to/from computer host
|Headphone||1 x 1/4" TRS stereo phone (assignable)|
|Phantom power||16 x individual +48V|
|Network I/O||1 x RJ45 AVB/TSN Ethernet (100 Mbps)|
(8 channels per stream)
3 in / 3 out @ 44.1 or 48 kHz
2 in / 2 out @ 88.2 or 96 kHz
1 in / 1 out @ 176.4 or 192 kHz
1 x 1/4" TRS headphone output
1 x digital rotary encoder • phone volume
2 x switches • (1) Mute All and (1) Show 48V
16 x activity LEDs • (16) input, (8) output, (2) AES
1 x female Ethernet 'EtherCon' port
2 x male XLR AES/EBU outputs (4 channels)
8 x male XLR analog outputs
16 x female XLR mic inputs with indiv. 48V/pad
Rack-mount brackets and handles (optional)
International 100-240V autoswitching supply
50-60 Hz • 0.5A max
(width x depth x height, enclosure only)
19 x 7 x 3.5 inches
48.3 x 17.75 x 8.89 cm
5.0 lbs / 2.27 kg
with rack brackets removed:
17.25 inches (43.8 cm) wide
4.7 lbs / 2.13 kg
(in 1 dB steps)
|Line output||Male XLR||123 dB||-110 dB||+20 dBu||24 dB (-4 to +20)|
|Mic input||Female XLR||117 dB||-110 dB||+24 dBu
|Phones||1/4", TRS stereo||112 dB||-94 dB||Max. 80 mw||128 dB|
The Stage-B16 ships with standard Core Audio drivers for Mac OS X for compatibility with virtually all Core Audio-compatible apps, including:
The Stage-B16 ships with standard ASIO and Wave drivers for Windows 10, 8 and 7 for compatibility with virtually all ASIO- and Wave-compatible audio apps, including:
1) DSP-equipped stage box with AVB Ethernet "digital snake" connectivity, 2) 12-bus digital mixer with wireless control and 3) universally compatible audio interface for Mac and Windows.
For example, the XLR analog outputs produce 123 dB dynamic range.
Each equipped with individual preamps, 48V phantom power and -20dB pad. Also includes eight analog outs on XLRs, 4 channels of AES/EBU output and phones.
Digitally controlled analog preamp gain provides accurate adjustments in 1 dB increments from web app software running on your laptop, tablet or smartphone, with the ability to save gain settings.
Flexible 48-input digital mixer modeled after large format mixing consoles, with 12 stereo busses and DSP effects, including reverb, 4-band EQ, gate, and compression.
Control on-board DSP, mixing, device settings, and network audio routing from innovative web app software running in your favorite browser on a laptop, tablet or smartphone connected by wire or Wi-Fi to your local area network.
Connect an Apple® Airport™ or other Wi-Fi router with a standard Ethernet cable for wireless control of device settings, powerful 48-channel mixing and DSP effects from your smartphone or tablet, without a computer.
The Stage-B16's mixing and effects DSP engine delivers virtually unlimited headroom and the utmost in sound quality.
Classic reverb. Compression modeled after the legendary LA-2A compressor. EQ modeled after British analog console EQs.
Add a 2nd MOTU AVB interface (1248, 8M, 16A, 24Ai, 24Ao, 112D or Monitor 8) with a simple CAT-5e ethernet cable. Connect up to five MOTU interfaces using a MOTU AVB Switch (sold separately).
Build a network with multiple interfaces and computers using standard AVB switches and network cabling, with ultra-low network latency, even over long cable runs (100 meters point to point). Stream hundreds of audio channels among devices and computers on the network.
Connects to your computer with standard AVB Ethernet or audio class compliant hi-speed USB 2.0 (compatible with USB 3.0 and iOS). Compatible with all audio software.
Includes AudioDesk workstation software for Mac and Windows with 24-bit recording, sample-accurate editing and 32-bit mixing and mastering.
*After a ten-year run, Windows 7 has been officially end-of-lifed (EOL) by Microsoft as of January 4, 2020. Therefore, MOTU products no longer officially support Windows 7, although existing installed products (as of June 2020) should still continue to function as they have been under Windows 7. However, future updates, including drivers, may require Windows 8 or later.