MOTU LP32 ADAT optical / USB / AVB-TSN audio interface
The LP32 is a flexible ADAT optical "lightpipe" audio interface, router, splitter, converter and mixer with AVB/TSN networking. It is ideal for routing optical digital audio in live performance systems, network installations or recording studios of any size.
The LP32 provides four independent banks of 8-channel ADAT optical I/O, 64 channels of USB I/O, 32 channels of AVB-TSN network I/O and a headphone output, for a total of 258 simultaneous I/O channels.
High-performance computer connectivity
New, optimized drivers for both Mac and PC deliver ultra-low latency performance. With a high-performance DAW such as Digital Performer, the LP32 delivers an astonishing round trip latency (RTL) of 1.70 ms (milliseconds) on OS X and 1.71 ms on Windows over USB (at 96 kHz with a 32-sample host buffer).
USB 2 audio class compliant
USB 3 and iOS compatible
A flexible digital
converter, router, splitter and repeater
Send any input to any output, or split to multiple output channels. Convert any format to any other (Optical, AVB-TSN and USB). Includes routing to and from the computer, plus any devices on the AVB-TSN network.
DSP mixing and effects processing
The LP32's 48-input digital mixer delivers 7 stereo aux busses, 3 groups, access to 64 network inputs, and DSP effects, including classic reverb, EQ modeled after British analog console EQs and compression modeled after the legendary LA-2A compressor. If you know your way around a large-format mixing console, you'll feel right at home. With 32-bit floating point processing, the LP32's DSP engine delivers virtually unlimited headroom and the utmost in sound quality.
Stand-alone operation with wireless control
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.
Web app control from any device
Control everything from your laptop, tablet and smartphone
The software that you use to control the LP32 doesn't reside on your hard drive. It's a web app served from the hardware itself. This means you can control the LP32 on-board DSP, mixing, device settings, and network audio routing from your favorite web browser on a laptop, tablet or smartphone connected by wire or Wi-Fi to your local area network. Use any web client on any platform - Mac, Windows, Linux, iOS, Android - as long as it shares the same network.
The art of the mix on your touchscreen
Designed specifically for touchscreen operation, Touch Console™ delivers a whole new mixing experience. Access Touch Console from your tablet or smartphone to effortlessly control the powerful 48-channel mixer and effects in the LP32. With large targets for your fingers, multi-touch operation and intuitive design, you can tap, swipe and pinch your way to a perfect mix, every time.
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The full-color LCD lets you view all signal activity at a glance with detailed metering for all I/O. Access hardware settings from a simple and convenient menu.
Standard word clock input and output allows you to resolve the LP32 to other digital audio gear or house sync.
Use the assignable front-panel headphone output with volume control to monitor any stereo channel pair.
Mix and match with other MOTU gear
An included mounting bracket kit joins the LP32 side-by-side with any other MOTU half-rack unit to create a single rack-space configuration consisting of customized analog, digital and/or MIDI I/O configuration tailored just for you.
System expansion / networking
Add a 2nd MOTU AVB-equipped interface with a simple CAT-5e ethernet cable.
Connect up to five MOTU interfaces using a MOTU AVB/TSN Switch (sold separately).
Build a network with multiple interfaces and computers using standard AVB/TSN 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.