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Can I hot-plug my MOTU interface?

Hot-plugging refers to the act of plugging in a device when the computer is on, or unplugging and replugging it as part of trouble shooting. MOTU USB and FireWire interfaces support hot-plugging. This means when you plug in a MIDI or audio interface you have instant access, as long as the driver is installed.

Care should be used when doing this; plugging a cable in upside-down or at an angle could damage your computer or the device. Whenever possible, plug in FireWire and USB devices with the computer off. MOTU PCI based interfaces using the AudioWire protocol support hot-plugging as well.