The Traveler is everything you need to turn your computer into a mobile 24-bit, 192kHz digital audio workstation. Powered by your computer’s FireWire bus, the Traveler gives you a complete, battery-operated studio wherever your recording projects take you.
The Traveler front panel
The Traveler provides eight channels of pristine 192kHz analog recording and playback, combined with all of the digital I/O you need: ADAT optical, AES/EBU and S/PDIF (both TOSLink and RCA). Expand your system by connecting additional Traveler, 828 or 896 FireWire audio interfaces. Precision Trim™ and on-board mixing
The Traveler’s four microphone/instrument pre-amps are equipped with individual 48V phantom power switches and digital Precision Trim™ controls, conveniently adjusted from the front panel or the included CueMix Console™ software. No mixer is required, thanks to CueMix DSP™, the Traveler’s latency-free, 8-bus digital mixer. Connect all of your studio gear, including microphones, guitars, synths, keyboards, drum machines and even effects processors. Then monitor all of these live inputs via the Traveler’s main outs, headphone jack and/or any other output — with no latency and no processor drain on your computer. You can even create separate monitor mixes for the main outs, headphones and other outputs. Control everything from the CueMix Console™ software or directly from the Traveler’s front-panel. Bus power and extended battery operation
Time to hit the road? The Traveler slides easily into your backpack or briefcase and fits neatly beneath your laptop. Record in the most remote locations with the complete freedom of battery power. You can even use the Traveler as a stand-alone mixer. Tweak your mix on the spot with the Traveler’s backlit LCD and front-panel controls.
Ideal for studio and stage
Back in the studio, mount the Traveler in your rack with the included rack ears. Eight channels of ADAT optical I/O make the Traveler an ideal companion for a digital console. The ADAT lightpipe connection supports sample rates up to 96kHz.
The Traveler includes a 16-channel MIDI interface. Simply plug in your FireWire cable, and both MIDI and audio are ready to go. Connect any MIDI device, such as a controller keyboard, synth module, automated control surface or drum machine. Timing is sample-accurate with supporting software.
The Traveler provides cross-platform compatibility with Mac OS X (10.2.3 or higher), Windows Me/2000/XP and all of your favorite audio software and host-based effects via WDM/ASIO/Core Audio drivers. Or you can use the included AudioDesk workstation software for Macintosh, with 24-bit recording/editing and 32-bit mixing/processing/mastering.
MOTU Traveler FireWire Audio Interface Specifications:
* 4 analog 24-bit/192kHz inputs
* 8 analog 24-bit/192kHz outputs
* 4 mic/instrument preamps
* 8 channels of ADAT optical I/O
* 24-bit/96kHz AES/EBU digital I/O
* 2 standard 1394 FireWire ports
* 24-bit/96kHz S/PDIF I/O
* 8 – 24-bit/192kHz analog I/O on balanced/unbalanced connectors